Top Scuba Dive Shops in Alif Dhaal Atoll

Ready to check out the best shops in Alif Dhaal Atoll for scuba diving, snorkeling, shore diving, free diving or other ocean activities? Zentacle has 18 dive shops where you can rent equipment, book dives, and get guided tours. Discover hand-curated maps, along with reviews and photos from nature lovers like you. No matter what you're looking for, you can find a diverse range of the best ocean activities in Alif Dhaal Atoll to suit your needs.
Scuba Divine Maldives - Dhangethi

#1 - Scuba Divine Maldives - Dhangethi

Scuba Divine Maldives - Dhangethi is a Dive RAID International Dive Center in Maldives providing all RAID dive courses. And we arrange and organise daily dive to the best dive location in South Ari Atoll. We offer Whale Shark trip and Manta Trips All year around in our Dive Center in South Ari Atoll.
Go Divers

#2 - Go Divers

Focused on giving a high quality service and making your trip a unique diving experience. Years of expertise in Cozumel's reefs to guarantee a perfect diving experience.
Dhigurah Divers

#3 - Dhigurah Divers

Dhigurah Divers is a retail dive shop located in South Ari Atoll, Maldives. The shop has classrooms and trainings in .
IDive Thudufushi

#4 - IDive Thudufushi

Thudufushi is located on the western Edge of the Ari Atoll, rising from a crystal blue lagoon it is a small mosaic of golden sands and tropical plants.

Here you will find IDive Diving Centre, fully equipped with modern diving equipment, friendly and experienced IDive instuctor, Nitrox and a complete range of diver training courses.

The island houses the Thudufushi Sea Club: 47 highly comfortable bungalow, each within a few small steps of the Indian Ocean. Is makes an ideal destination for a holiday in the heart of the Maldives.


#5 - Oceanholic


Oceanholic Dive Centre is a PADI Dive Center on the beautiful Dhigurah Island in South Ari Atoll. 

The dive center is a five minute walk from White Sand Dhigurah and offers incredible access to warm, clear seas and pristine coral reefs. South Ari Atoll is one of the best destinations in the Maldives for seeing mantas, dolphins and whale sharks. 

The team offer personalised service and new rental equipment. The boat heads out for two dives each morning, even if you are the only buddy pair looking to dive that day. 

The dive center has a camera room, classroom and shaded space with table and chairs. The boat is a traditional dhoni with a generous amount of shaded space. 

Ocean-Pro Mirihi

#6 - Ocean-Pro Mirihi


Diving is a major activity on Mirihi. We are visiting more than 40 different dive sites, all conveniently located within an hour’s boat ride, which offer from manta rays to whale sharks to beautiful coral gardens – everything a diver’s heart desires.

You want to learn how to dive on Mirihi? Our Ocean-Pro dive team offers a variety of courses as well. No matter if you have never dived before and simply want to try it or want to continue your education with a PADI specialty course. Our programme, from Discover Scuba Diving to Rescue Diver, is tailored to your schedule.


#7 - Aquaholics-Nova

Aquaholics-Nova is a retail dive shop located in Vakarufalhi island, Maldives. The shop has classrooms and trainings in .
Shamar Dive Center

#8 - Shamar Dive Center

Our guesthouse „Shamar“ is the only divebase on Maamigili and situated directly at the Indian Ocean. At the Shamar Guesthouse & Dive you stay between beautiful green gardens without direct neighbors and a very nice direct ocean view. Just realx, because the only thing you can hear is the ocean and the nature. You don’t feel the trouble from the small village close by – but you can get anything, what you need for a relaxing holiday. Supermarkets, Restaurants and a Medical Center settled down on the Island.
South Ari Dive

#9 - South Ari Dive


South Ari Dive Center is a newly-established PADI Dive Center on Dhangethi Island. 

Marine protected coral shallows or challenging pinnacles, steep walls and channels- South Ari Atoll has it all. 2 tank dive trips set off each morning to dive sites between 10 and 40 minutes away. 

The dive team offers personalized dive itineraries, and group sizes are kept to a maximum of 3 divers. A full range of PADI recreational training is available, including Project AWARE specialties. 

South Ari Dive plan to become the largest database for whale sharks and manta rays in South Ari Atoll by 2035.  The new dive center has invested in state of the art equipment, an 18 person air conditioned meeting room, digital classroom and filling station. 

A resident marine biologist holds bi-weekly presentations; one on Maldivian marine life and the other to share progress on the whale shark and manta program. 


diveOceanus Sun Island Resort & Spa

#10 - diveOceanus Sun Island Resort & Spa


Dive Whale Shark Point and Manta Point with the 5* PADI Dive Oceanus - Sun Island.

Dive Oceanus is one of the largest dive centers in the Maldives with multiple boats .Two-tank dive trips are arranged every morning and an additional one-tank dive in the afternoon, as well as night dives. The beautiful house reef is easily accessible at any time and is a great place for fun dives, beginner courses or just a swim around and snorkeling. Nitrox is available free of charge for qualified divers – perfect for staying within the no decompression limits during the 60 minute dive time offered. Choose from a full range of PADI scuba diving courses, from Discover Scuba Diving up to Divemaster. 

Island Divers

#11 - Island Divers


The Island Divers, sister company of TME Retreats Dhigurah, is a PADI-accredited dive center equipped with all the necessary dive gear to help you get the best out of local dive spots.

The centre offers two-tank dives, full-day diving, night dives, daily dive trips, and morning and afternoon dives. The center offers PADI-certified training and certification from local dive experts and instructors.

The team provides quick access to the top diving locations around Dhigurah and further afield including Reethi Thila, Mantas Point and Fen Maa Dhigurah (the first protected marine area in the Maldives).

Athiri Beach

#12 - Athiri Beach

Welcome to Athiri Beach, the unique boutique guest house in South Ari Atoll. With sixteen modern and spacious rooms over two floors, Athiri Beach will offer you an exclusive experience in the Maldives. Each of our rooms is equipped with modern interieur, bathroom, cable tv, air conditioning, fan, safe, mini bar, free wifi internet and more. Discover the remarkable Maldives where every diving spot is a world of its own. While staying at Athiri Beach you can not only enjoy snorkling & diving through crystal clear waters with whalesharks and mantas. A multitude of other activities awaits you: get excited about wakeboard, fun tube, jet ski, para sail sandbank & desert beaches. PADI Dive School and Nitrox in house.
Euro-Divers Vilamendhoo

#13 - Euro-Divers Vilamendhoo


Vilamendhoo Island Resort & Spa is located in the beautiful and versatile South Ari Atoll and can be reached by seaplane approximately 20 minutes from the airport. It is one of the few real divers islands with its beautiful house reef, nearby dive sites and whale shark national park.

Our PADI 5-Star dive center offers various PADI courses. Beginners can gain their first Discover Scuba Diving experience on the house reef.

For divers who want to explore independently and at their own pace, the house reef is open throughout the day and for night dives.

There are around 50 beautiful dive sites nearby. Manta rays and Whale Shark sightings are possible all year round, and a wide variety of marine life that only very few places in the world can offer.

The Dhigurah channel is located between the two local islands, Dangethi and Dhigurah and can be reached by Dhoni in 30 min from Vilamendhoo.

This channel offers many breathtaking Thilas like 7th heaven, Lucky Hell, Reethi Thila or Kuda Rah Thila, which is often considered one of the best dive sites in the Maldives.

Divers seeking adventures can try diving with an underwater scooter (DPV). It is EASY to handle and lots of FUN.

Our morning, afternoon and full-day dive trips will bring you to the most impressive famous dive sites in South Ari Atoll for spectacular dives you will never forget. In addition, whale shark national park and Manta cleaning stations are offered multiple times per week. 


Villa College Maldives

#14 - Villa College Maldives

Villa College Maldives is a cdc and resort dive shop located in Male, Maldives. The shop has classrooms and trainings in . It offers 16 classes such as Divemaster, Master Scuba Diver, EFR Primary Care with AED, AWARE Coral Reef Conservation and Bubblemaker.
Mandhoo Dive

#15 - Mandhoo Dive

Mandhoo Dive is a retail dive shop located in ADh. Mandhoo, Maldives. The shop has classrooms and trainings in .

#16 - Coral


Located in one of the most marvelous locations when it comes to marine life, our Coral offers a wide variety of activities. 

 With state of the art equipment we provide dive trips, watersports and all sorts of excursions. 

SUB AQUA Divecenter Angaga

#17 - SUB AQUA Divecenter Angaga


Sub Aqua Dive Center makes holiday-dreams come true for dive-novices, advanced divers and professional divers alike. Our aim is to create ideal conditions for our guests and continuously improve our services.

Since over 35 years now Sub Aqua Dive Center make sure to offer safe and relaxed diving in different parts of the world.

Sub Aqua Dive Center discovered Sudan (1972) and the Maldives (1974) for divers, lead the way to NON-LIMIT-DIVING and introduced the deco-computer- as well as new and innovative techniques (e.g. NITROX) to their diving programs. Little by little we opened up new dive-destinations, and we even sank ships to make wreck diving at house-reefs possible.

We offer our guests only state of the art quality in service, equipment and techniques (Pure breathing air is standard; Nitrox-, Trimix- and Rebreather Diving are also available in most of our dive centers).

Since the beginning our attitude towards customer service has not changed. We are constantly trying to adjust and improve our services to the needs and desires of our guests of today and tomorrow, therefore we develop and extend our services on an ongoing basis.

Lily Beach Prodivers

#18 - Lily Beach Prodivers

The stunningly beautiful tropical islands of the Maldives are strung like pearls across the Indian Ocean Equator and surrounded by world-class diving. Islands of emerald green palms and white sandy beaches are surrounded by turquoise lagoons and reefs teeming with life. Most of the nation’s 1,190 coral islands are uninhabited, just over 200 are inhabited by the local population and another 100 or so are home to exclusive resorts, each with their own unique style in a desert island setting with diving and snorkelling right on the doorstep. The Maldives is the perfect destination for those who love the ocean and want to experience a true ‘away-from-it-all’ stay in paradise.