The sharks in the Maldives are one of the many underwater attractions offered by these majestic islands. Snorkelers and divers from around the world visit the Maldives island’s diving centres to get up close and personal with these creatures.
Know about the sharks before you go
If you plan on exploring sharks during your visit to OZEN Reserve Bolifushi, it is worth knowing a little bit about them beforehand.
Sharks in the Maldives
All sharks in the Maldives are currently protected under the law and the diversity of sharks in the country is quite extensive. Sharks occupy different depths and areas of the water depending on the time of day and activity.
Some famous shark types
The Tawny Nurse Shark, the Pelagic Thresher Shark, and the Grey Reef Shark are some of the most famous and commonly witnessed species in the country. They are all average in size and are frequently seen by divers exploring the waters.
How to explore the sharks
While having an encounter with a shark isn’t difficult if you take a diving trip to the Maldives during the right time of the year, it is important to know how to do it safely. The best way to ensure this is to sign up with a diving centre or instructor with plenty of experience.