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Helengeli to Mirufuri (N Kaafu)

Helengeli to Mirufuri (N Kaafu)



Between Helengili and Mirufuri, there are several deep channels without landmarks to identify them; a vessel may pass through in favorable conditions and keeping a good lookout.
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Asdu (Asdhoo) (Kaadu)

Asdu (320 x 150 m), in the lagoon, about 3 miles W of Mirufuri, is covered with coconut palms.
At 32 km N of airport.ASDU is famous for its live house reef jealously guarded and protected by it's management.The natural beauty of this tiny island is in its white sandy beach ...
12 Nov 11

Aligau pass (Fadiffolu)

There is a wide opening into the atoll between Aligau and Lowalfuri, about 3.5 miles NNW; the islet of Madewaru lies near the middle of the opening.
5 Nov 11

Meerufenfushi (Mirufuri) (Kaafu)

Mirufuri is located on the outer barrier, NE of N Male 'Atoll. Lush with a beautiful coconut grove. The vast lagoon allows the practice of windsurfing and diving.
The island of Mirufuri is composed of white sand as fine as flour, very green vegetation with palms, hibiscus, various ...
12 Nov 11

Dhiffushi island (Kaafu)

Dhiffushi (or Difuri) close S is thickly wooded and inhabited.
12 Nov 11

Helengeli islet (N Kaafu)

Helengili, a long low wooded islet, lies on the barrier reef about 4.5 miles SE of Kagi.
Openings through the reef lie on each side of the islet; the N opening is narrow and appears to have a least depth of 20m, while the S channel is broader, with a least depth of 40m.
Lighted ...
12 Nov 11

Thulusdhoo island (Kaadu)

Surf: Thulusdhoo (Cokes), Atoll Capital. Eastern reef of North Male’ Atoll: a short but intense ride.
A big wave tube spot. A steep barreling takeoff, then a very shallow inside section that opens up even more than the takeoff.
Best on mid to high tide, however, can be ...
17 Nov 11

Viligilimathidhahuraa island (Kaafu)

This uninhabited island (known as "Chikens" or Kuda Vilingili) E reefof the North Male atoll, is a surf spot that requires speed. It's a Long, excellent left-hander that has two sections, accessible by boat.
Best winds are NW-NNE (offshore).
Named ...
16 Nov 11

Himmafushi and Lankanfinolhu islands (Kaafu)

Himmafushi, inhabited, and Lankanfinolhu (Lankanfushifinolhu), about 1.8 miles SW, lie on the same reef, with a low islet about midway between.
Himmafushi is a fishing village.Lankanfinolhu houses Paradise island resort. On the outer reef, southeast of the island, there are two ...
12 Nov 11

Kanifinolhu (Kaafu)

Elongated, with an area of ​​10 hectares, Kanifinolhu located E Reef North Male Atoll, is surrounded by a large lagoon that is home to an island of fishermen.
16 Nov 11

Lohifushi island (Kaafu)

Lohifushi Island Resort is the Eastern reef of North Male’ Atoll: Good and hollow left-hander with two sections.
Need big SE swells and high tides to work well. Best during NW-NE offshore winds.
Named "Lohis" after the island resort Lohifushi.
Access by boat even from ...
16 Nov 11

Makunudu (Maldives)

A 55min en bateau rapide de Malé. Situé au NW de l'atoll, cette petite île tout en longueur, est orientée EW. Son lagon est merveilleux et le récif intérieur proche permet des plongées avec tuba directement depuis l'île.
La barrière de corail est proche de la plage et accessible à pied.
3 Jan 08

Kanuhuraa island (Kaafu)

Kanuhura is in Lhaviyani Atoll. Kanuhura Maldives Beach Resort hotel is built on this island with two beautiful little island neighbors, surrounded by a turquoise lagoon.
The outer reef at Kanuhura drops down to more than 1200 meters below sea level, offering an immensely rich ...
17 Nov 11
Local Area

North Malé (Kaafu) Atoll

N Male Atoll is the main atoll of the Maldives. It stretches 69 km S of N and 39 km E of W.
There are 8 islands of fishermen and 26 resort islands.
A number of islands surrounding the capital used in industry.
Divers will find many sites that have made the country's reputation.
9 Nov 11

Kaafu atoll

Malé Atoll consist of two separate atolls: Nort Malé Atoll and South Malé Atoll.Together with Kaashidhoo Island and Gaafaru, Malé Atoll forms the administrative division known as Kaafu Atoll. Kaafu is the administrative name of the largest atoll of the Maldives, both economic ...
6 Jul 12


The Republic of Maldives is a SW Asian country. The population of the Islamic Republic is about 300 000 inhabitants. The capital is Male. The language "Devehi" comes in part from an ancient form of Sri Lancans mixed with Hindi, Arabic and English. English is the ...
16 Nov 11

Indian Ocean

The Indian Ocean is the third largest of the world's oceanic divisions, covering about 20% of the Earth's water surface. It is bounded on the north by Asia (including the Indian subcontinent, after which it is named); on the west by Africa; on the east by Indochina, the Sunda Islands, ...
6 Apr 12

Difuri Malé (N Kaafu)

Between Difuri (Diffushi) and Male, 20 miles SW, a chain of islands lies upon the reef which is sharply marked by change of water color or, in swell conditions, by breakers upon it.
13 Nov 11

Giraavaru Akirifuri (N Kaafu)

Between Giravaru and Akirifuri, about 26 miles N, several low bush-covered islets, about 7m high, lie on the W fringing reef, giving effective warning of the reef lying about 0.2 mile outside them.
Several openings into the lagoon lie along this stretch of coast. The largest opening ...
19 Nov 11
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