Maldives Scuba Diving

One of the world’s top scuba diving destinations

Komandoo offers some of the best diving in the Maldives. The resort’s diving operator, Prodivers, recently voted the Maldives’ best dive centre, offers access to countless drop-offs, beautiful protected reefs full of life and colour as well as access to a large number of channels for those seeking bigger fish action.

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Certified Divers

The Prodivers dive centre offers excellent facilities and intimate service that caters to beginners and experienced divers and snorkellers alike.

All of our boat dives are guided by PADI instructors and the experienced team will help you choose which dive trips are best for you so that you can get the most out of your time on Komandoo.

With over 50 dive sites within close proximity to Komandoo, variety is key and the Prodivers team tries to ensure that your dives are conducted in an safe manner.

Dive with Sharks

The numerous channels around Komandoo make it a hot spot for sharks. The rich waters around the Maldives are home to 26 species of sharks, and around Komandoo, schools of grey reef sharks and silver tip sharks are often enjoyed by divers.

Swim with Turtles

The Lhaviyani Atoll is home to one of the Maldives’ largest populations of turtles. Dozens of hawksbill and green sea turtles have been recorded on Komandoo’s House Reef, while the nearby dive site, Kuredu Caves, is home to over 60 resident green sea turtles.

Kuredu Express

The protected marine area around Kuredu Express has made this dive site one of our most popular sites for certified divers. This unique site is home to sharks, rays, incredible schools of jacks and snappers and is rated as one of the top dive spots in the Maldives.

Diving with Prodivers

More than 50 dive sites spread across the Lhaviyani Atoll and the adjacent Noonu Atoll are within easy reach of Komandoo. The topography of the atolls result in a wide variety of sites and an astounding quantity of fish life, with regular sightings of sharks, rays and a very large population of resident turtles.

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Learn to dive at Komandoo

Prodivers is a 5* PADI diving school and offers a wide range of courses for both qualified divers and those new to the sport.

If you’ve never tried diving before, there are numerous options available that will let you see whether you enjoy it or not. In addition, Prodivers offers an extensive range of PADI scuba diving courses from Open Water all the way up to Divemaster.

The multilingual team of instructors teach in small groups, providing a personal and bespoke experience, tailored to your abilities and needs.

Discover Scuba Diving

PADI’s Discover Scuba Diving programme is a fantastic way to try diving and discover the beautiful marine life around the resort. Available as either a 1 or 3 dive package, it is an ideal way to dive in the Maldives, without having to commit to a full PADI course.

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Get Certified

PADI’s Scuba Diver and Open Water Diver courses are the perfect way to experience the incredible underwater world of the Maldives and get certified at the same time. The courses involve a mix of classroom and practical sessions, and cover everything that is needed to become a safe scuba diver.

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Further education

Certified divers can join a wide range of PADI courses and distinctive specialties whilst at Komandoo, including Advanced Open Water, Nitrox, Scooter diving and Maldivian Shark and Ray Diver speciality course.

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How to book or buy an activity as a gift?

Diving can be arranged on arrival at Komandoo, however to make the most out of your stay at the resort we recommend contacting the dive centre before arrival to arrange any dives you may wish to do during your stay. If you wish to pre-purchase or buy a diving experience for a friend or loved one then Komandoo’s online gift store has a range of diving activities available.

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Frequently asked questions

The most suitable programme would be the Discover Scuba Diving. No prior experience is required and you will get to experience the fun of diving under direct supervision of our instructors. Contact us for more information.

Yes, whilst we only offer PADI courses at Komandoo, we are happy to accept divers from other organisations. We do ask that all divers bring with them their certifications and log books where available.

Komandoo is close to marine reserve Fushifaru, which is known for its seasonal aggregations of manta rays. The main manta season at Komandoo is from November through to March, although sightings outside of this period also occur.

For safety reasons, we do not allow divers to dive within 24 hours of their departure flight. Some medical conditions require doctors approval before diving is allowed, for more information please see our medical form.

Diving is not included as part of either of Komandoo’s all-inclusive packages. For the full price list please visit Prodivers’ website here. Guests who have dived with Prodivers before will benefit from Prodivers’ fantastic repeater programme, receiving a discount on diving.