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Maldives: North Central

Average
135
Score

Alifu Dhaalu Atoll

Diving+Snorkelling

The above score is the average score of all the Green Fins members assessed in this location within the last 18 months. Scores range from 0 (no environmental impact) to a maximum of 330. The lower the score the better. The graph shows the average scores for each Code of Conduct (COC) points with the red line representing the highest possible score.

Each COC score is weighted, meaning the most environmentally threatening activities are given a higher score. This allows you to see where the impacts are occurring For more information please go to the Assessments page.

ACTIVE - Member assessed within the last 18 months
INACTIVE - Member not assessed within the last 18 months and 'greyed out'
SUSPENDED - Member is not on display

Description

South Ari or Alifu Dhaal is a very popular atoll in the Maldives due to its exceptionally high quality dive sites. The deep, plankton rich waters surrounding the southern tip of the atoll allow for frequent sightings of whale sharks, manta rays, hammerhead sharks and other large pelagic fishes. Alert divers may also spot brightly coloured nudibranchs and frogfish at cleaning station hotspots whilst enjoying close-up encounters with manta rays.

 

Members in Alifu Dhaalu Atoll