Turtle Reef is a popular dive site located near Dhigurah Island, on one of the outreefs. This dive site offers divers the opportunity to explore a vibrant underwater and encounter hawksbill or green sea turtles.
TopographyThe site is characterized by a sloping reef with stunning coral formations. The landscape features a coral garden along a wall and the top reef providing diverse underwater scenery for divers to explore.
MarineLifeThis dive site is home to a wide variety of marine species. Divers can expect to encounter schools of reef fish, including angelfish, butterflyfish, and surgeonfish. The area is known for the presence of hawksbill turtles, which are feeding on the reef or green turtles resting in-between the corals. Additionally, you may spot moray eels, lionfish, cleaner shrimps and other interesting creatures.
DepthThe depth can vary, making it suitable for divers of different experience levels. It typically ranges from approximately 5 to 25 meters (12 to 98 feet).
VisibilityLike many dive sites in the Maldives, Turtle Reef usually offers excellent visibility, often exceeding 20 meters (65 feet) or more on clear days.
CurrentsAs with most dive sites in the Maldives, you will encounter some current along that reef. The strength of currents can vary day by day.