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GANGEHI KANDU

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Gangehi Kandu is a three kilometer long channal in Ari Atoll, near a beautiful island resort. It is a perfect dive site for a diving holiday. You can make a memorable drift at the north side of the channel. Jump in the west-monsoon at rising tide. Flow up to 4 knots and you come up with the resort Gangehi 2 km further. At depths between 20 to 25 meters you will find a large variety of marine life. Leopard sharks, gray reef sharks, white tip reef sharks, napoleons, manta rays, and lots of fish. Look for life among the many cracks and holes in the rocks. Different species of sharks are resting at the sandy bottom of Gangehi Kandu, while manta rays, tuna and eagle rays swim by in the open sea. With a little luck you might even spot a whale shark.

Particulars

Jump of the boat into the water and let yourself flow through the channel. Along the way you' ll definitely get anything from an unforgettable drift dive. Pay special attention to the many overhangs, especially depths between 20 and 25 meter. Don't forget to brin you suraface marker buoy.

Warnings

There can be a strong current present at Gangehi Kandu. Surface marker buoy required.

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GANGEHI KANDU Features

Nicknames
Gangehi Kandu
Address
Ari-Atoll
Parking
At boat charter
Distance
90 min.
Suitable for
Experienced divers (drift dive)
Permit
N.v.t. / NA
Access
Free access
Facilities
Boat dive facilities
Water
Salt
Tide
N.v.t.
Kind of dive
Boat dive / drift dive
Current
Medium / strong
Visibility
20 - 40 m.
Average visibility
30 m.
Depth
30 m.
Bottom
zand en rotsen
Life
Eagle ray, blue tang, mackerel, manta ray, nudibranch, reef shark, tuna, whale shark
Other recreation
N/A

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