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Kottefaru Kanmathi

Kottefaru Island Drift Dive - A Stunning Underwater Experience in Raa, Maldives

Discover the incredible beauty of Kottefaru Island with a captivating drift dive that spans several hundred meters. This dive site, located near Raa, Maldives, offers breathtaking underwater vistas and an abundance of marine life that will leave divers in awe.

The top reef of Kottefaru Island is adorned with mesmerizing hard corals, cascading from 4 to 8 meters before sloping down to 15 meters. As you delve deeper, you'll encounter a magnificent wall that plummets far beyond 30 meters. With a visibility of 20 meters, this dive site promises clear and enchanting views.

Between the months of June and November, the top reef of Kottefaru Island transforms into a bustling cleaning station for majestic mantas. Witness these graceful creatures in their natural habitat as they glide through the water with elegance and grace.

Prepare to be amazed by the remarkable diversity of marine life at Kottefaru Island. From captivating macro creatures to an array of colorful fish, including Napoleon wrasse, turtles, gray reef sharks, silvertips, and occasional sightings of hammerhead sharks, this dive site is a true underwater paradise. Divers of all levels, from beginner to advanced and expert, will find this destination to be an absolute jackpot!

While hammerhead sightings are rare, there have been documented encounters, adding an extra thrill to the already captivating dive. Don't miss the opportunity to witness these awe-inspiring creatures if luck is on your side.

Experience the epitome of underwater exploration at Kottefaru Island and create memories that will last a lifetime. This sought-after dive site in the Maldives is a must-visit for divers seeking an extraordinary adventure.

Last updated: 8 mo. ago - Oct 3, 2023

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Overview of Kottefaru Kanmathi

Depth:21m
Visibility: 0m - 20m
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