Dive Kingdom

How to Dive



These answers to our guests most frequently asked questions will help you get the
most out of your dive experience.

HOW DO I GET TO THE DIVE CENTER?

The dive center is easily accessible as it is located off the arrival jetty in close
proximity to the Reception.
WHY SHOULD I GIVE DIVING A TRY ?

A mesmerising seascape lies beneath the surface and with the Maldivian waters
being renowned for the variety and abundance of the marine life, this is a once in
a life time opportunity to discover and explore.

WHEN SHOULD I COME TO THE DIVE CENTER?

We recommend that all visitors visit the dive center upon arrival in order to
gauge your interests and certification level. Our instructors are available to clarify
any concerns you may have and to advise a diving schedule or course based on
your convenience and preferences. We advise all certified divers to bring your
certification details along with your log book.

WHAT SHOULD I WEAR AND BRING FOR MY FIRST DIVE?

The dive center provides wetsuits in a range of sizes. A changing area is available
within the dive center allowing you to change out of your wet clothes with ease.

WHAT ABOUT MY WATCH, JEWELLERY AND VALUABLES?

We strongly recommend all visitors to leave all personal valuables in the in-villa
safe as the dive center cannot be held responsible for items left in the dive center.

FROM WHERE WILL I START DIVING?

Your instructor will commence your diving experience with a try dive in our shallow
lagoon where the conditions are safe and conducive for beginners as there are no
ocean currents.

CAN I HAVE BREAKFAST OR LUNCH BEFORE DIVING?

We recommend a light breakfast or lunch one hour prior to a dive to ensure that
there is no discomfort.

ARE THERE ANY MEDICAL OR PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS?

All visitors are required to fill out a medical checklist in order to ensure your safety
during your dive. We encourage all visitors to clarify and medical conditions with
the dive center staff or with the resort doctor to ensure your wellbeing.

DO I SUNBURN QUICKLY WHILE DIVING?

It is not advisable to wear sun lotion on your face as it will result in your mask
becoming cloudy and foggy and sometimes may lead it to leak.

IS IT DIFFICULT TO LEARN DIVING?

All practical and theoretical coursework has been designed to ensure easy usage
and comprehension. Your instructor is on hand every step of the way to ensure that
your course work progresses at a comfortable pace and most importantly, your
safety.

IS THERE ANY DANGER IN LEARNING HOW TO DIVE?

You will be accompanied by a highly experienced instructor and will ensure that
the ocean and weather conditions are suitable during each dive. In the event that
the conditions do not favour diving, your instructor will inform you beforehand
and reschedule your session.

HOW LONG DOES IT TAKE TO LEARN HOW TO DIVE?

All courses are modular whereby you begin with an introductory course and
progress in to the certification courses and all will conducted at a pace comfortable
to you.

ARE THERE ANY DANGEROUS CREATURES IN THE SEA?

The Maldivian waters are not known for dangerous marine life, however we
advise all visitors to be cautious as some coral can be sharp and may cut you if not
careful. Please respect the natural habitat and do not touch or disturb the natural
environment.