Fesdhoo Wreck - Maldives Dive Site
Dive Site: Shipwreck
Location: North Ari Atoll, Southwest of Fesdhoo Island
Depth Range: 5m - 30m
Coral Growth: Excellent
Features: Fish, Moray Eels, Thila dive
Fish Life: Excellent
Experience Level: Novice
Dive Guide Map - Fesdhoo Wreck
Diving Hints and Currents:
Fesdhoo Wreck dive site is a very famous shipwreck dive in the Maldives. Located just southwest off the coast of Fesdhoo Island, the Fesdhoo Wreck is a 30 meter long fishing boat, lying upright on the sandy seabed, at a depth of 29 meters.
The Fesdhoo shipwreck lies with the bow of the ship pointing north, and is situated close to a small thila (pinnacle) reaching a depth of about 12 meters. The Fesdhoo Wreck is a popular dive site with all kinds of Maldives marine life milling in and around the ship and general wreck site.
Early morning dives at Fesdhoo wreck dive site, when the current is incoming (flowing into the channel) are recommended if you want to catch sight of the hammerheads patrolling the Maldivian waters. However, visibility conditions are excellent at this famous dive site in Maldives, and at any given time you are sure to see a plethora of Maldivian fish life such as grouper fish, moray eels, trevally, lionfish, butterflyfish, jackfish, white-tip reef sharks and hammerheads.
Colorful dive photo of pufferfish at Fesdhoo Wreck dive site
The general dive site area and exterior of the ship is also blanketed in hard and soft coral, as well as featherstars, sponges, providing a breathtaking and picturesque underwater scene.
Fesdhoo Wreck is an absolute delight for marine enthusiasts, scuba divers and snorkelers, this popular maldives ship wreck dive site is definitely worth a visit if you ever find yourself in North Ari Atoll in the Maldives.