Where to go

3 locations rich in marine life to discover…

Marine life

Maldives has a wealth of marine life to discover but here are the most popular animal species and marine life events. Let us know the ones you would particularly like to see…

Wildlife trips

2 related group tours. 5 related trip ideas. All our trip ideas are offered to inspire you, but our strength is in tailoring your itinerary.

Just Conservation trips

1 related group tour with a hands-on conservation focus where you can contribute directly.

When to go

The Maldives weather is influenced by two monsoons. Marine life is excellent throughout the year


  • Northeast monsoon

    Dec to Apr: The northeast monsoon brings fast currents, superb visibility and prolific marine life on the eastern side of the atolls
  • Southwest monsoon

    May to Nov: During the southwest season, the most spectacular diving is found at resorts with access to dive sites on the west of the ato

Wildlife events

  • Dec to Apr: manta rays commonly found on west side of atolls
  • Mar to Apr: Currents abate – the best time for a leisurely dive
  • May to Nov: manta rays commonly found on east side of atolls
  • Aug to Sep: whale sharks and manta rays gather around the Baa Atoll

Places to stay

We have loads of great resorts to choose from in the Maldives


8 related liveaboards. But there are more options we can offer, just ask us for more details.


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