Sun Travels & Tours Pvt Ltd

H. Maley-thila, Maheli Goalhi, 20012 Male
Maldives
Telephone +960 332 5977
Fax +960 331 8273
info@sundivingschool.com

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boot 2018 hall map (Hall 3): stand C85

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boot 2018 fairground map: Hall 3

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  • 08.02  Services (Diving)
  • 08.02.01  Diving Schools
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  • 08.02  Services (Diving)
  • 08.02.02  Diving Trips
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Product category: Diving Schools, Diving Trips, Diving Centers

SCUBA Training

Try Diving
For beginners who would like to get the feel of diving and take their very first breath underwater. This is usually conducted in the lagoon, in waist-deep waters with the guidance of our dive instructors. During the discover dive, beginners learn the basic diving skills in the safety of the shallow lagoon.

Scuba Diver
This is the first step towards an open water certificate. It involves training and theory sessions and allows diving under direct supervision to a depth of 12 meters.

Open Water Diver
Involves theory and training sessions and as you have mastered the skills of scuba diving, you will be able to dive with a dive buddy unsupervised at the end of the course. Dive underwater the open sea and get acquainted with the magnificent creatures underneath.

Advance Adventurer
Now that you are an open water diver, this is the ideal way to gather hands on experience in different areas of diving such as night dive, deep dive, navigation and many more. This would include five dives under the supervision of an instructor.

Specialty Course
This provides the opportunity to extend your already expert knowledge to other interesting facets of diving such as underwater naturalist or drift diving. Specialty dives are conducted during normal dives with minimum theory involved.

Stress & Rescue
This is perfect for those who would like to learn how to help themselves, how to recognize potentially dangerous situation and how best to extend help to other divers.

There are several other courses available including Adventure Diver, React Right, Nitrox Course, DCS Instructor course and more.

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Product category: Diving Schools, Diving Trips, Diving Centers

The Sun Siyam Iru Fushi Dive Sites

House reef 
The house reef is located on the west side of the Island. The diving school is located near the house reef and an extended jetty will lead directly to the entrance.

The reef is gently sloping downwards to a sandy bottom at a depth of 18 meters, which makes it easy for beginners to make their first open water dives and divers conducting their check dive.

The reef is covered with sponges, lush brown soft corals and coral blocks with small reef fishes.

Snappers, emperors, small groupers and jack fish cruise the reef while the painted spiny lobsters peek curiously from their small hiding places. They rely mostly on the long antennae which are their main sensory organs when they explore the reef during the night time.

Glass fish and a variety of colorful reef fish enlighten the atmosphere during the dive.

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Product category: Diving Schools, Diving Trips, Diving Centers

Vilu Reef Dive Sites

House Reef Vilu Reef

The house reef of Vilu Reef is situated on the South-East side of the Island and is accessible from three different points from the beach.

The points are marked by a buoy and when there is current, people can snorkel easily from one to the other buoys with the current.

The colorful reef starts from a depth of 2 meters and drops steep down into the channel.

Hard corals such as table and finger corals can be found in shallow depths as well as red, orange and blue sponges.

Abundant reef fish, like golden basslets, angel and butterfly fishes, groupers, oriental sweetlips, jackfish and fusiliers are always present.

There is the possibility to see turtles, eagle rays, moray eels and ‘passing by’ dolphins.

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About us

Company details

A local subsidiary under the Sun group of companies based in the Maldives, the company was created in 2003, for the purpose of providing safe, professional and exciting diving to the dive enthusiasts around the world. The first Sun Diving School was opened on 11th November 2003 based at Olhuveli Beach & Spa Maldives and Sun Aqua Vilu Reef Maldives. The dive bases received PADI Gold Palm 5 star facility in 2007, which is the highest recognition and status given by PADI to any of its international dive bases.

A third dive base was opened in December 2007 at JA Manafaru followed by the fourth at The Sun Siyam Iru Fushi in August 2008.

In 2015 Sun Diving School embraced SSI (Scuba Schools International) to be able to give better service to the divers and organise yearly ITC’s (Instructor Training Courses).

With multi-lingual staff on-hand, the school focuses on taking small groups on dives ensuring an amazing experience for all divers. Since 2016 we offer Free Diving courses which includes use of Mares Free Diving equipment.

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