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Maldives Victory picture in Maldives
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  • Male'
    Maldives

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  • Recreation, Sightseeing, Tours Type
  • Half Day to Full Day Time to Spend
3.9
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    3.0
  • Atmosphere
    4.5

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The Maldive Victory sunk in 1981 after hitting a reef. Now, the dive site attracts scuba aficionados thanks to its particularly challenging currents and the rich sea life (picture thriving coral and colorful fish) that has made the wreck a sight to behold.

The Maldive Victory rests below the waves on the Hulhule House Reef, which stretches between Male' and Hulhule. Experts say this site is gorgeous year-round. And be sure to take one of those experts with you, since currents here can be dangerous. Scuba diving excursions range in price, depending on the necessary level of instruction, the amount of rental equipment and transportation to and from the dive site. Be sure to check with your resort concierge for more details and to help make arrangements for you.

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#1 Maldives Beaches Many vacationers head to the Maldives solely to relax on the beach – and for good reason. The sugar white sand and striking blue water make for the perfect beach vacation ... Read more » levente bodo / Getty Images

#2 Male' Male' is one of the world's smallest capital cities at just 2.2 square miles, but it packs in the people and sights. Top sights to check out in ... Read more » shazwan / Flickr

#3 Scuba Diving and Snorkeling With exceptionally clear water and thriving marine life, the Maldives makes for a great environment for scuba diving and snorkeling. Many resorts feature reefs so close travelers can easily swim ... Read more » Robin Maltete / Getty Images

#4 Male' Fish Market If you wish to catch a glimpse of Maldivians' daily lives, look no further than the Male' Fish Market. This is the commercial epicenter of arguably the country's most ... Read more » pilesamiles / Getty Images

#5 Hukuru Miskiiy Hukuru Miskiiy, also known as the "Old Friday Mosque," dates back to 1656 and is the oldest mosque in the country. The exterior is made of coral stone and features ... Read more » David Stanley / Flickr

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