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There is nothing wrong with enjoying the amazing view of the ocean and crashing waves accompanied by beautiful sunset but once you go diving, you suddenly realize that you have been missing the point of ocean this entire time.
Abdulla Hasrath - Owner of Dive Club Maldives
My professional dive career started in 1993 as one of the first local divemasters in the Maldives, working on a dive safari boat. Within the time period of 1993 to 1996 I obtained experience diving different regions of Maldives on multiple dive safaris.
Joining Eurodivers in 1996 was a huge step in dive career as it opened opportunities to become one of the first 10 dive instructors in the Maldives 2 years later in 1998. Priceless experience obtained within the next 11 years working in multiple resorts and becoming familiar with different regions and ways to run dive operations led to establishing own business – Dive Club Maldives - and running it with passion since 2009.
Maldives – Local tourism
The Maldivian tourism is based on one island one resort concept and the target markets for the most of the resorts are luxury travelers. The dive school operated in the resorts base their prices on these luxury travel market. There is not much effort made to provide dive service to the budget divers.
The introduction of local tourism and guesthouses in the inhabited islands had paved the way to open tourism for the budget travelers. However with the operational difficulties faced by guesthouse operators in facilitating diving services are the reasons they do not provide these services to budget divers.
Who we are
Dive Club Maldives Pvt. Ltd. is a registered local company in the Maldives, established in 2010 and holds Dive Center Operating License issued by the Ministry of tourism and a PADI International Resort & Retailers Association (IRRA) membership. This membership entitles the company to a PADI 5 Star Dive Resort status.
What we do
Our main focus is on diver training, recreational scuba diving and water sports related activities for an affordable price on multiple local islands. We offer a full range of PADI scuba diving courses and beginner programs starting from Discover Scuba Diving up to PADI Divemaster along with daily dive trips and other non-diver excursions which can be bundled with accommodation in our partner hotels in all of our destinations.
Our holiday packages include everything you need for a perfect holiday in the Maldives starting from the moment of arrival. Offers include required transfers to and from the islands, various diving / non-diving activities and accommodation in our partner hotels that are certain to make your stay in the Maldives a perfect and everlasting memory.
Our dive shop offers a range of branded dive gear and accessories for sale and rental, mostly targeted at other dive centers, resorts and safari boats. We operate one of the largest scuba diving equipment service centers in the Maldives including cylinder testing facilities with qualified ASET technicians and capacity of accommodating more than 100 cylinders at once. This allows for us to make sure the equipment used for activities is properly maintained and in top condition.