The abundance of marine life is a source of attraction for not only divers but also for those passionate about snorkeling. Around 70 different species of colorful coral reefs make up the flora of this underwater city with more than 700 species of fishes and other aqua marine life taking the role of the fauna.
The surrounding waters of Maldives are literally a city under water. The crystal clear waters offer visibility up to 60 meters – a rarity in the world of divers. This combined with the veritable mine of aquatic life makes Maldives a top diving destination – a dream destination of divers from around the world.
A popular diving destination for years, Maldives has become a dream destination for surfers too. Surfing in the clear, warm waters of the Maldives is an experience very few would want to miss. A veritable source of enjoyment for novices and professional surfers alike, surfing in Maldives attracts surfers from all around the world.
The thrill and exhilaration of water skiing and parachuting can be had together through the sport of parasailing. Fly with a parachute over the multi-colored Indian Ocean and at the same time be towed by a speed boat. Get an unsurpassed aerial view of Maldives as you fly over the droplets like islands.
A Catamaran is a vessel with a twin hull, and is propelled by either sails or by steam. Another type of sailing, Catamaran Sailing is very popular. Every one including novices and experienced sailors enjoy this sport. Catamaran sails are available with all windsurfing centers.