Banana reef

Kaafu Atoll

Maldives - Banana Reef

This reef is one of the first dive sites discovered in the Maldives and is a protected marine area. This reef is very popular among photographers due to the amazing marine life and reef shape. On the north east side are big spectacular rocks, caves, canyons and precipitous overhangs. The scenery is spectacular around these rocks and canyons, with predatory fish like shark, barracuda, trevally and black snapper. Also a school up to 1000 yellow snapper, humpback red snappers and oriental sweetlips are lighting up the reef.

  • Location: 15 minutes away from Hulhumale
  • Highlights: Schooling reef fish, Moray eels, Napoleons, Jack fish
  • Reef Type: Thila
  • Diving Depth: Min 4m / Max 30m
  • Experience: For beginners / Advanced divers