Diving North Ari Atoll - Gangehi Kandu

Gangehi Kandu

Dive Site Type Channel
Atoll North Ari Atoll
Location North corner of Gangehi Kandu
Depth Range 5m - 30m
Visibility
Features White tip reef sharks, caves and overhangs
Fish Life Average
Coral Growth Abundant

Dive Site Description of Gangehi Kandu

Gangehi Kandu is a fantastic channel dive site which is around 2 kilometres long and 200 meters wide.

Currents may be strong at times and drift dives are usually made around 2.5 kilometres away which bring divers into the channel. Diving is usually made to a maximum depth of 30 meters. There are various caves and overhangs which can be seen around 20-30 meters deep. There is a particularly large overhang at 20 meters deep which is around 80 meters long. Outcrops can be seen away from the reef which are covered in soft and hard colourful corals.

Expect to see some large sea life at Gangehi Kandu such as leopard sharks, mantas, eagle rays, and tuna fish. On the sandy seabed expect to swim alongside zebra sharks and stingrays and white tip reef sharks.

Hotels and Resorts close to Gangehi Kandu

Hotels and Resorts that are near the Gangehi Kandu dive site include Gangehi Island Resort, Nika Island Resort, Ukulhas Inn, Coral Reef View Inn and Madoogali, Maldives. To book these or to see other hotels and resorts, use the search box at the top.

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