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Why  you must visit  Fuvahmulah? 

Fuvahmulah is the unique  island in Maldivian archipelago which has unique location - it is rock in the middle of open ocean at the Equator. All the year through the island  is  surrounded by thousands of sharks and pelagic creatures 

One atoll, one island.  Huge pelagic pit stop and cleaning station in the middle of the open ocean.  

Hidden diving


Diving in Fuvahmulah is ultimate.  Here, in Fuvahmulah, divers can see 7 types of rare sharks in one dive. Here divers can encounter dozens of Tiger sharks everyday. Here are Thresher Sharks  cleaning stations where divers enjoy to see them during all the day cleaning on the shallow under the sun shine, and jumping from time to time. One of the biggest population of Oceanic Mantas  and Mobulas use Fuvahmulah reef as cleaning station through out the year. Seasonally they arrive for matting, when divers have rare possibility to observe dozens of them exposing playful breeding behaviour. The gorgeous schools of Scalloped Hammerheads, Giant travellers whale sharks encountered in Fuvahmulah throughout the year. Likely the range of the rare type of sharks Longimanus, Maco, Small Tooth Sand Tiger Sharks might be encountered any day. The only Dream of all divers - Sun/Moon fish or Mola-Mola is unpredictably appeared from time to time cleaning on the reef. Humpback, Pilot and Melon headed whales, Spinner dolphins are passing  Fuvahmulah by huge packs, use to stop for a few days.  And now  bull shark  recently appeared n Tiger Zoo! 
Fuvahmulah is only the place when all these rare sharks and pelagic are available to see throughout the year, in natural environment and comfortable conditions. 
This unbelievable pelagic paradise has been hidden from the world diving society for a long time. The beauty and secrets of this mysterious place became accessible  for the wide audience since the beginning of 2017 when Fuvahmulah Dive School started to conduct daily operations and underwater research. We are the pioneers in diving in Fuvahmulah. Our team has collected plenty of unique data of this amazing place. Similar to other famous islands located along the equator (Galapagos, Cocoa), Fuvahmulah is the unique place and one of the best diving destination in the world. 
On this web site you will find many interesting and useful information about diving and holiday in Fuvahmulah. Last updates of underwater adventures in Fuvahmulah you can see on our FB page  and Instagram. 
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  • All dives we do from the boat in the open ocean. 
  • We do not do night dives due to the safety reasons.
  • Diving in Fuvahmulah is exiting, however, some dives require advance level and double safety.
  • We offer a variety of courses and specialities PADI 5*. Fuvahmulah is the best place to make Shark speciality and Manta Ray Speciality.
  • We carry our official tiger shark research. Guests are welcome to participate lectures and data collecting.
PADI 5* Diving Center
Tiger Zoo
“Tiger Zoo” is the name of the dive site when tiger sharks are available on the shallow plateau every day all year round. Sharks are not agressive, divers have possibility to see them in natural environment. Fuvahmulah Dive School provides special dive in Tiger Zoo following all the necessary safety rules and regulations. Divers are given special briefing and special safety equipment.

The best solution to approach Fuvahmulah for travellers who would like to have the best and avoid any head ache with the organisation issues. We manage all the logistic from international airport arrival. 
Private Tiger Dive
The special private packages  with private accommodation and private diving boat can be arranged for special request. 
Tiger shark photography

How to get Fuvahmulah

1. Domestic flight. 1,5 hour 

    2-3 times  a day


2. Speed boat from international airport Gan/Addu atoll

1 hour.

3. Speed boat from Huvadhoo atoll

   3-4 hours

tiger shark team
Shark team

Why your choice is  Fuvahmulah Dive School?  

  • Fuvahmulah Dive School is the first professional diving facility in Fuvahmulah. Pioneers in diving with tiger sharks un the Maldives. We have opened Fuvahmulah for the world diving society and have made it famous. 
  • Fuvahmulah Dive School is 5 star PADI diving centre. We follow high standards, safety and give outstanding service.  We offer a variety of diving courses, you are welcome to begin or improve your diving qualifications during your stay with us. 
  • We have the big local multilingual professional Team, many dive guides. We always keep small ratio, and are capable to give an extra guides for a private dives.
  • Most of our Team members are Fuvahmulah citizens, they know the island's features since their childhood. 
  • Our diving Boats are just excellent and super comfortable. 
  • Fuvahmulah Dive School has official government research permission  of Tiger Sharks and other elasmobranchs in Fuvahmulah. We have Marina Biologist on board as a permanent Team member. 
  • If you interested in sharks behaviour  and want to know more, our Team are happy to share with you not only fantastic dives, but also the knowledge and interesting facts and findings of our research. You can get your shark and ray specialities. We will make your diving as meaningful as entertaining.
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We are in Social Media

Vincent Kneefel
tiger sharks Ducken magazin

Ducken Magazin 2022, Dutch

Nafaahath Ibrahim
Tiger shakrs in the Maldives

Mihaaru, 2018         English

Paola  Ottaviano
Fuvahmulah by Paola

Materiali di Viaggio,2018         Italian

Shark diving Team

Jazeera, 2021   


Татьяна Иванова
Big five in the Maldives

Предельная глубина, 2-2021


Miriam Fiba
tiger shark diving

Mimi in

Wonderland, 2018


Maldives scuba Magazine

Maldives Magazine, 2020,    English

Best diving in the Maldives

Diver NET, 2022

Alex Tyrrell
Tiger Zoo deginning

DIVER-Britan's Best-Selling Diving magazine,2020  English

Riccardo Sturla Avogadri
Tiger Zoo by Riccardo Sturla

Scuba portal, 2018, Italian

Fuvahmulah Thoondi

Maldives Magazine,2019        English

The best dive shop in Fuvahmulah


Diving holidays around the world

Peter Verhoog
Tiger Zoo by Peter Verhoog

Hippocampus, 2018, Dutch

Fathimath Shaahunaz
First publishment tiger sharks

Mihaaru, 2017,


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Fuvahmulah Times, 2018     


Diving paradise Fuvahmulah

Triton, 2022


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We are happy to contribute to the world database and collaborate

with the  conservation and research projects of big pelagic

black oceanic manta
Black oceanic Manta
manta trust

Since 2017 Fuvahmulah Dive School support Manta Trust Research Project. In 2018  more than 600 Black Oceanic Mantas and 2 rarest Manta Morph were identified in Fuvahmulah waters. 

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