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Fares Thila / Canyons

Fares Canyons Dive Site in Baa Atoll, Maldives

Fares Canyons, located on the west side of Baa Atoll in the Maldives, is renowned for its stunning underwater canyons and overhangs that span depths of 12 to 30 meters. These unique geological formations serve as excellent refuge for a diverse range of marine life. With coral growth beginning at around 10 meters, this site is a paradise for both beginners and advanced divers, although caution must be exercised due to occasional strong currents.

Diving at Fares Canyons offers an unparalleled opportunity to explore a vibrant ecosystem teeming with an abundance of marine species. Underwater enthusiasts will encounter impressive schools of fish, making the site a perfect haven for avid underwater photographers.

The main highlight of this dive site is the intricate network of overhangs, which are best explored with a torch. Prepare to be mesmerized by the kaleidoscope of colors presented by soft corals, along with intriguing sightings of nudibranch, shrimp, crabs, moray eels, hawkfish, mantis shrimp, and ghost pipefish. With a bit of luck, you may even stumble upon resting stingrays or nurse sharks seeking solace within these protective crevices.

With an impressive visibility of 22 meters and a maximum depth of 26 meters, Fares Canyons is a must-visit destination for advanced and expert divers seeking an unforgettable underwater adventure in the Maldives. Don't miss the opportunity to explore this captivating dive site conveniently located in close proximity to Baa, Maldives.

Last updated: 9 mo. ago - Oct 3, 2023

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Overview of Fares Thila / Canyons

Depth:26m
Visibility: 0m - 22m
Experience level:
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