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Maldives Underwater 2010

by on Jun.27, 2010, under Underwater Photography

Some pictures taken Scuba diving in the Maldives in June 2010. Dive sites in North Male Atol, South Male Atol & South Ari Atol: Cocoa Corner , Guidarhoo Corner,Kuda Giri Wreck, Alibab Thila, Kohlu Keli, Velagali Thila, Cata Thila, Kuda Bandos, Ranikan.  A big thanks to my dive buddy Chris Colyer & our excellent dive guide, Jambay from Deep Blue Divers

Maldives Underwater 2010

So…you spend loads of money on Scuba diving (PADI actually stands for Pay.Another. Dollar. In) , then you get to see a fantastic Manta Ray, close enough to touch…while snorkelling. Unforgettable. June 18, Rah Dhigga Island.

Manta Snorkel Rah Dhigga
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6 Comments for this entry

  • Steeevo

    Crikey, the Reef Shark looks a bit close for comfort. How big was it? And how fast did you swim away?

  • cushty

    Actually I didn’t manage to get a picture of the really big shark we saw (and he saw us!) – it was a Grey reef shark about 8.5ft long. The ones in the photos are White Tip Reef Sharks, about 5.5 – 6.5 feet. Perfectly harmless & much better at swimming than Scuba divers!

  • Chas White

    Stunning photos! Must have been an exciting holiday…

  • cushty

    A fine time was had! good to hear from you C.

  • Wendy and David

    Fantastic photos – we’re going in Nov so hope to see lots also! You wore a full wet suit; we intended to wear shorties – what do you think?

  • cushty

    Warmth wise you’ll be fine in shorties, but I always feel more comfortable in a full suit – If you are ever unlucky enough to catch exposed flesh on razor sharp coral you’ll see why! Have a great time in the Maldives folks….

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