Maldives offers perfect blend of various water sports activities and lure tourists with crystalline turquoise water of the sea and affluent aquatic life. Snorkeling in Maldives is one of the most favorite recreational activities in Maldives for tourists visiting Maldives. Greet colorful fishes and swim in the lagoon or reefs with them.
Maldives has been rated as number one site for snorkeling because of diverse underwater world and underwater visibility to 60 metres.
Reefs are the ideal place to snorkel and examine the contrasting nature of water and marine species. With cliffs and caves, house of reef are perfect spot for any person to peep into the hidden fascinating world. As you descend further you will examine the colors and visibility changes with every metre. From small to big fishes, these reefs entice fishes to its coral formation.
Resorts in Maldives have dive schools offering tips or guidelines to snorkel and equipments for snorkeling. Tourists don't have to worry a bit for equipments. While Maldives snorkeling in the Dhidhoofinolhu Eastern Reef on the South Ari Atoll, you can spot manta rays, turtles, moray eels, and lionfish. Dhidhoofinolhu Inner Lagoon runs along the east side of the island and the lagoon offer shallow with abundance of coral formation for snorkeling. Check your snorkeling equipments where they are in right condition or not before actually using them.
Snorkeling at night
For an astounding adventure in Maldives, most of the tourists experience snorkeling at night. Most of the resorts in Maldives arrange night snorkeling excursions. Watch whales and manta rays sleeping during night snorkeling. It is very important to know inside out about the place where you are going to snorkel. Underwater visibility is a crucial factor not only in snorkeling but also in scuba diving. Take underwater flashlight with you.