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Dive Review of Ocean Dive Center in
Maldives

Ocean Dive Center: "Still a great luxury hotel based dive destination", Sep, 2022,

by Jane Goble, FL, US ( 1 report). Report 12108.

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Ratings and Overall Comments 1 (worst) - 5 (best):

Accommodations For Subscribers Only Food 5 stars
Service and Attitude For Subscribers Only Environmental Sensitivity For Subscribers Only
Dive Operation For Subscribers Only Shore Diving For Subscribers Only
Snorkeling 2 stars
Value for $$ For Subscribers Only
Beginners 4 stars
Advanced For Subscribers Only
Comments This was our 8th dive trip to the Maldives. Twice we were on liveaboards which were great but staying at the luxury Conrad Rangali and diving the beautiful South Ari atoll suited us just fine. The resort is beautiful with high safety standards, stunning private villas, and a variety of dining options on both of the islands that make up the visitors area.

The dive operator is wonderful. Right on site with latest rental equipment if needed, as well as PADI classes, if desired. We always bring our own gear. Nitrox. Comfortable, spacious boats with wide rung ladders (wish every dive ope ... Subscribe to get the full story. For Subscribers Only  Active subscribers continue reading here
Websites Ocean Dive Center   [same]Conrad Rangali

Reporter and Travel

Dive Experience 501-1000 dives
Where else diving [Unspecified]Egypt, Papua New Guinea, Sipidan, Raja Ampat, Bali, Philippines, Palau, Maldives, Thailand, Fr. Polynesia, Hawaii, Cozumel, Belize, Caribbean,
Closest Airport Male (MLE) Getting There easy access via QATAR AIRWAYS direct from IAD

Dive Conditions

Weather sunny Seas calm
Water Temp -83°F / -28°C Wetsuit Thickness 3
Water Visibility - Ft/ - M

Dive Policy

Dive own profile no
Enforced diving restrictions [Unspecified] go with dive master which we enjoyed doing
Liveaboard? no Nitrox Available? yes

What I Saw

Sharks Lots Mantas None
Dolphins None Whale Sharks None
Turtles > 2 Whales None
Corals 4 stars Tropical Fish For Subscribers Only
Small Critters For Subscribers Only Large Fish For Subscribers Only
Large Pelagics For Subscribers Only

Underwater Photography 1 (worst) - 5 (best):

Subject Matter For Subscribers Only Boat Facilities N/A
Overall rating for UWP's For Subscribers Only Shore Facilities For Subscribers Only
UW Photo Comments [None]we use s GoPro and a couple divers had housing for their iPhones. We didn't inquire about photo facilities. ... Subscribe to get the full story. For Subscribers Only  Active subscribers continue reading here
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