Along with sun, sand and romance, Maldives oceans boasts the greatest diversity of marine life in the world and presents top diving opportunities. Meeru Island situated in the North Malé Atoll, just a 55 minutes scenic speedboat transfer from the Velana International Airport offers a fantastic choice of dive excursions with its dive operator, Euro-Divers to allows guests great opportunity to witness this marine life up close and personal.
Meeru Island is blessed with a shallow beautiful outer reef within a short boat distance of maximum 25 minutes, where guests can expect turtles, napoleons, morays, sharks, rays, crustaceans and other sea life.
Meeru guests also have the ease of access to some of the top requested dive sites in North Malé. The atoll is also known for its abundant corral coverage teaming with colourful marine life. Some of the most visited dives sites are;
The Aquarium – A collection of corral rocks surrounded by reef fish and some caves.
The Colosseum – A C shaped formation with slopes to spot tunas, turtles and pelagic feeders
The Far Reef, Miyaru Faru, HP Reef and Thilas, or underwater islands which sports diverse sea life such as Nassimo Thila ( a declared protected marine area), Okobe Thila, Helengeli Bodu Thila and many guided fun dives.
Beginners divers particularly enjoy diving and visiting Meeru's corral nursery situated in the island lagoon. See the underwater live-cam of the coral nursery.
Guests can speak to Meeru’s Euro-Divers to find interesting and exciting dive sites for beginners to professionals diving and activities such as night diving. Euro-Divers Maldives was founded by Swiss nationals in 1972 and with many years of experience in the industry, provides safe, exciting and professional scuba diving, snorkelling and water sports activities. As a PADI 5 Star Dive Centre, Euro-Divers offer the full range of PADI courses for all levels.
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Discover the amazing underwater world around Meeru with a dose of Snorkelling
For snorkelers, Meeru offers a choice of guided reef snorkelling excursions including night snorkelling and snorkelling safaris.
Meeru Island's Marine Biology Centre
Committed to protecting Maldives's diverse eco-biology, Meeru and Euro-Divers Meeru collaborates with the Manta Trust to expand the research on the magnificent manta ray population of North Malé Atoll. Read more on how guests can help.