Scuba Diving in Maldives Maldives is renowned as a diving destination for enthusiasts from all corners of the world who comes to experience the vibrant marine life and pristine coral reefs across the country. Maldives Shark Island, located in the south, just above the equator, is making its mark as the place for shark diving in Fuvahmulah. The distinctive geography of Fuvahmulah as a solitary island in the ocean, distant from other land mass brings nutrient rich ocean currents. This phenomenon creates the ideal environment for a cleaning station and nursery for a diverse range of pelagic fish. The rich tapestry of pelagic species on display year-round has aptly earned Fuvahmulah comparisons to the Galapagos and Cocos Island. Unique Tiger Shark Diving in Fuvahmulah We offer divers the opportunity to experience shark diving in Fuvahmulah with seven types of rare sharks. Although classified as rare, these magnificent sharks are common sightings in Fuvahmulah. The infamous shark diving site in Fuvahmulah is affectionately named Tiger Harbour. The resident tiger sharks are sighted all through the year and to date, there are just over 200 identified individuals. Tiger shark diving in Fuvahmulah is the only shark diving site that guarantees divers tiger shark encounters. Amazing Pelagic Scuba Diving in Maldives Divers have one of the best opportunities in the world to encounter thresher sharks when shark diving in Fuvahmulah. These elusive sharks are usually in deeper waters but are drawn to the cleaning stations in the shallow waters. By the same token, thresher sharks are sighted through the year like the tiger sharks. In the right conditions, divers can watch in awe as schools of scalloped hammerhead sharks cruise the currents. These oddly shaped head sharks usually start to make an appearance in October and can sometimes last till April. The gentle giants of the ocean, the majestic whale sharks are also known to visit Fuvahmulah between January to May. The silver tip, grey reef and white tip sharks are some the other shark species that complete this rich ecosystem.