Best Experiences for Swimming with Turtles at Komandoo

If swimming with turtles has always been a dream of yours, the Maldives is one of the best places to make the dream come true. While many resorts across the country offer excursions where you can see these ancient creatures, what you’ll love when staying at Komandoo is its winning combination of an easily accessible house reef and a large resident population of hawksbill turtles. This is perfect if you’re an ocean lover who also appreciates the convenience of having great marine life opportunities literally on the villa doorstep.

Spend enough time snorkelling or scuba diving on the reef and you’ll surely spot a turtle – a whopping 26 hawksbill and 3 green sea turtle appear to permanently reside on Komandoo’s house reef.

With Komandoo’s App you can browse and book your turtle experiences before you arrive.

House Reef Snorkelling Tour
Discover Komandoo’s House Reef with a guided tour with one of our experienced guides. Take a closer look at the underwater world and find amazing creatures right on our doorstep. Our snorkel guides will offer you advice on where the best places to snorkel around the island are, tell you where to find turtles and much more.

Turtle Tour
Our atoll is a turtle hotspot with one of the largest resident populations of turtles in the country. Join us on this snorkelling adventure to meet these ancient creatures. Includes 2 snorkel sites.

Scuba Diving
The dive centre, Prodivers, has diving activities for all – from try dives and Discover Scuba Diving Programs for total beginners to thrilling scooter dives for qualified divers and those who want to become qualified can embark upon the adventure of a lifetime and complete a course opening the door to endless turtle encounters.

*Although sightings are extremely common here, we can never give an absolute guarantee that you will see a turtle – they are wild creatures and have the freedom of the entire ocean.