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Dive Review of Ocean Dive Centre/Conrad Rangali in
Maldives/Ari Atoll

March, 2016, an Instant Reader Report by Graham McGregor, Kilmacolm, GB
Sr. Contributor   (24 reports)
"Great manta action in the Maldives"
Report Number 9031
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Reporter and Travel
Dive Experience
501-1000 dives
Where else diving
Galapagos; Palau; Sipadan; Malapascua; Komodo; Ticao Island; Maldives; Red
Sea; Caribbean; Hawaii; Florida; Cozumel; Spain
Closest Airport
Male and seaplane
Getting There


Dive Conditions

Water Temp
28   to 30    Celsius  
Wetsuit Thickness
Water Visibility
25   to 40    Meters  
Dive Policy
Dive own profile
Enforced diving restrictions  
Maldives depth limit is 30m. However, virtually all good diving is above
Nitrox Available?
What I saw
Whale Sharks
> 2 
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  5 stars
Tropical Fish
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Not a lot of camera specific support on the dive dhonis but plenty of room.
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I have been to the Conrad Rangali several times (see my previous reports).
This year the dive operation in the resort was new, Ocean Dive Centre
having replaced the previous on site operator.That said, Ocean were good
with a really high quality operation and good rental gear.

The diving near Rangali (particularly in the Dry M
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