Diving Vattaru Atoll - Vattaru Kandu

Vattaru Kandu

Dive Site Type Protected Marine Area
Atoll Vattaru Atoll
Location Channel in South of Vattaru Atoll
Depth Range 15m – 40m
Features Coral and Sharks
Fish Life Abundant
Coral Growth Excellent

Dive Site Description of Vattaru Kandu

Vattaru is a small Atoll formed by a large coral ring with only one channel in the south. The best dive site is in the east corner of the channel entrance. The reef stars at a depth of a few meters then plunges down to 40 meters or so and eventually slopes to a deep sandy bottom.

Currents are not usually strong at Vattaru therefore the drift dive technique is common place. Diving to a depth of 35 meters, overhangs covered in soft corals and many small grottoes will be encountered.

Dozens of barracuda, tuna and pairs of Wahoos can be seen at Vattaru. Other sea life includes batfish, clownfish, reef sharks, leopard sharks, manats as well as the occasional sea turtle.

Hotels and Resorts close to Vattaru Kandu

Hotels and Resorts that are near the Vattaru Kandu dive site include AW Dhiggiri SeaClub and Olhuveli Beach and Spa Resort. To book these or to see other hotels and resorts, use the search box at the top.

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