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Are you looking to swim with the whale sharks in Maldives?

Koimala Inn guest house in Maamigili island, South Ari Atoll is located at the heart of Maldives whale shark point known as the "Maldives Whale Shark Home" Maamigili whale shark point is the one and only place where this beautiful friendly wild life can be found, Maamigili whale shark point is renown as the second best spot in Asia to snorkel and dive with this amazing big fish. Lots of tourist who visit Maldives for diving and snorkeling choose to stay in South Ari Atoll for this one reason.

What is a Whale Shark?

Whale sharks are largest known fish that swim close to the edge of the reef surface. Whale sharks are filter feeding sharks, though it has a vast menu its favorite meal is plankton. It is known that Whale sharks can reach up to 12 meters in length and 20 tons in weight. Whale sharks live normally in tropical and warm seas, Maldives is an ideal location for whale shark watching. Whale sharks are pelagic fish that can dive deeper than 1.000 meters, which can be spotted both during diving and snorkeling trips.

South Ari Atoll, Maamigili

Whale sharks in Maldives can be spotted all year around. South Ari Atoll, Maamigili whale shark point is a marine protected area. However, searching for whale sharks and any other such creatures depends a bit on luck too. According to marine statistics whale shark season in Maldives is mostly during December to May around 3 to 5 hours before high tide. At Koimala Maamigili we provide the best whale shark snorkeling trips in Maldives with a success rate of 75% all year round.