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TGI Halaveli. The dive center that never sleeps.

TGI Halaveli. The dive center that never sleeps.

Although it’s been a quiet week on the island, the staff at TGI Halaveli never sleeps.

This especially goes for Aneel whose Divemaster course has been kick-started. His stamina was put to the test already during the first exercise – tired diver – and, as evident in the picture, Aneel has realized that the Divemaster course is not all fun and games. According to the management, he’s not been given any extra requirements

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Sharks mating – awesome video footage!

Sharks mating - awesome video footage!

Marco, the resident videographer at Halaveli certainly hit the jackpot this week as he captured some incredible footage of white tip reef sharks mating at Hafsa Thila in the North Ari Atoll, Maldives!

Sharks are quite aggressive in their mating rituals, with the male shark biting down on the side of the female. Male sharks have 2 ‘claspers’ that they then insert into the female. All of this amazing action is visible in the movie below!

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Discover scuba diving at Halaveli!

Discover scuba diving at Halaveli!

This week has seen a number of guests take to the water for the first time, and undertake the PADI Discover Scuba Diving program.

With the first dive taking place in the shallow waters, students then have the chance to pursue subsequent dives to a maximum depth of 12 meters.

Tobias took two couple from Singapore out for the adventure, and it looks like they have really gotten the bug for diving as they

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Halaveli Dhoni Harlem Shake!

Halaveli Dhoni Harlem Shake!

So the Halevali Team have also pitched in with their rendition of the Harlem Shake!

With the Alimatha and Maayafushi teams having produced their own versions, videographer Marco Care and the team didnt want to be left behind!

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Movie update from Halaveli!

Movie update from Halaveli!

This week’s movie update from Marco at TGI’s center on Halaveli features a host of incredible footage from the 25th April to the 7th May.

There are a couple of real stars in the movie, including a very curious Hawksbill Turtle as well as the incredible whaleshark.

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Diving – the universal language!

Diving - the universal language!

It doesn’t matter where you are from – scuba diving appears to communicate to people from all over the world. And in a world where words don’t matter, all language barriers that might exist on land, disappear underwater!

This week saw the Halavali team entertaining a lot of guests from South Korea. Ting was enjoying the challenge with Mr Won Jin Jung and Mrs Hanna Lee in the lagoon, and they can be seen in the picture. The team were also busy with a number of other courses:

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The unfortunate shark!

The unfortunate shark!

Bathala Thila is a great dive site for exploring and seeing a mixture of both the small and larger creatures living on a reef. From beautiful anemones to white tip reef sharks and nurse sharks.

This week at Halaveli, Ting, Rosine and Josef saw one of the sharks being bombarded by remora fish! Remoras, or sucker fish as they more commonly known, like to attach themselves to larger fish and hitch a ride.

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Time out for a birthday dive!

Time out for a birthday dive!

This week saw the TGI team at Halaveli take the resort’s sommelier Cedric Jacob for a birthday dive in the lagoon of the island!

There have been a number of successful courses taking place this week, and we would like to congratulate Helmar who just completed his PADI Open Water Diver Course with Ting.

Tanina and Pascal have also passed their Advanced Open Water and Nitrox courses with Natalie!

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Latest movies from Halaveli

Latest movies from Halaveli

The underwater world around the Maldives is simply spectacular! As part of our offering to guests, we have videographers based at all the TGI dive centers.

With weekly updates coming out of the different centers, we recently created a YouTube channel which will allow you to keep up to date with the latest sightings and cool things on the islands.

Marco Care is the TGI Maldives resident videographer and

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Busy Easter at Halaveli!

Busy Easter at Halaveli!

The TGI Maldives team at Halaveli has been exceptionally busy this past couple of weeks as Easter fever hit the island nation.

With incredible weather, and flat oceans, there really is not a better time to take the plunge and start diving in the Maldives! Excellent visibility and a huge amount of fish life on offer is an added bonus!

With the instructors busily helping people taking their first steps in diving, or progressing further with Advanced courses or

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