Veligandu Island Resort, Maldives
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Tel: (63-2) 635-5099 / 914-4970 to 72/ 635-7499
Fax: (63-2) 635-6699 / 914-4973 / 910-6294

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Dive School

Dive School - The Swiss Ocean Pro Dive Team at Veligandu provides all diving education within the PADI standards. The Centre is well equipped with modern diving gear and support equipment. The equipment includes two Bauer compressors, powered with electricity, 60 aluminium tanks, 30 regulators with octopus and console, 30 BCD's in addition to weights and weight belts for divers, lamps, UWATWC Aladin computers and wet suits. Backpacks, adapters and suchlike are available for those who may need these to complete their equipment. There is a storage room in the Centre for both rental and private equipment where fresh water is provided for rinsing of the equipment. The workshop at the Centre is equipped with the necessary tools and spares suitable for most brands. The Centre also rents under water cameras and accessories, and under water video cameras.

Dive Courses - All diving education at the Centre is conducted within the PADI standards and instruction is available in English, French and German.
Open Water Diver, Advanced Open Water Diver, Rescue, Cross-over and Special Courses are available. Due to the frequency and length of the courses a minimum stay of two weeks is needed to guarantee the complete participation in a beginners' course.

Other Speciality Courses include:

  • Drift diving
  • Boat diving
  • Deep diver
  • Peak performance buoyancy
  • Underwater naturalist
  • Navigation
  • Multi-level