Sangeli Island

TGI Maldives dive center at Sangeli

Our TGI Maldives’ team of international and multilingual diving instructors welcomes you at Sangeli. We offer diving courses for beginners through to instructor level. We are located near the Jetty, in front of The Sangs bar, and we are open from 08:30 to 12:30, and from 14:30 to 18:00. There is an abundance of marine life to discover in the house reef and the dive sites around Sangeli. Join our snorkeling and diving trips to explore the underwater wonders around this beautiful resort.


Check-in for divers and all information on diving and diving courses: daily, from 08:30 to 12:30, and from 14:30 to 18:00. The multilingual team will check you in and give you information on dive sites, diving safety rules and prices. For check-in, please bring your diving certification, logbook and your medical certificate if you have one.

Orientation dive

Although the orientation dive is not mandatory, if you haven’t been diving in a while, we would recommend you to sign up for it in order to ease back in before joining a group. The orientation dive is a normal fun dive, during which one of our diving instructor will brief you, assist you while you assemble your equipment and then guide you underwater.

Left your diving certification at home?

If it is a PADI or an SSI certification, then we can check online with PADI & SSI. With any other organization we will need a photocopy of the certification card or a fax, email or letter from the training organizations head office stating your diving qualification.

Boat trips

We offer both morning and afternoon boat dive trips. The morning boat dive trips include 2 dives, and the afternoon boat dive trips include 1 dive.

Night dives

If you would like to experience night diving, we offer night dives from the boat.


If you have already checked in with us, done your paperwork and completed your check dive then you may sign up by 17:00 the day before for the morning dives, by 12:00 the same day for the afternoon dives.

Diving Courses

Thanks to our multilingual team, we offer diving courses in English, German, French, Italian and Chinese. Please note that completing a medical form is compulsory to take part in any of the courses offered. Alternatively, a medical certificate from a doctor stating that you are fit to participate in scuba diving activities will be accepted. The minimum age for all diving activities is 8 years and anyone under 18 years must have a parent or guardian to sign and complete the medical form or show a doctor’s certificate. For more information about courses we offer please see our Courses page.

Private instructor & Private Boat Charters

For those looking for a one to one diving experience, private guides/instructors and private boat charters are available upon request and at an additional charge. For more information, come and see us at the dive center.

Nitrox 32 Diving

TGI Maldives at Sangeli offers Nitrox diving for those qualified; courses are available for the non-nitrox certified.

Photo & Video Services

TGI Maldives dive center also offers a variety of services such as private photo or video shooting sessions both above and under the water.


TGI Maldives provides several types of boat excursions covering a wide range of activities, from simply relaxing on a deserted sandbank, to snorkeling and diving on beautiful reefs, or watching dolphins. For more information about our excursions, please see our Excursions page.

Private Boat Hires

Charter your own boat and enjoy a relaxing cruise around the island. Visit sandbanks, snorkel amazing reefs or simply sunbath. The boat can be hired for at least 2 hours, and up to half day. During the excursion, our crew will serve you snacks, fruits and soft drinks. For more information, come and see us at the dive center.

Special Requests

If you have a special request that does not match one of our regular scheduled excursions and activities, we are happy to tailor make any combination of the above activities on private boat hires, snorkeling, diving, or just cruising. Come and visit us at the dive center to help you create your own unique excursion.

Water sports center

The water sports center at Sangeli offers non motorized water sports free of charge, including kayak, pedalos and SUP (Stand Up Paddleboard).

The water sports center also offers a number of motorized water sports, including tow-sport, flyboard, kneeboarding, wakeboarding, waterskiing, parasailing, jet ski. Fees are levied for these activities.

For your safety TGI water sports center requires that you wear a life vest when participating in any water based activities.
For more information about all water sports available, please see our Watersports page.