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New Manta Ray Specialty Course

02 Feb 2010

Ever wondered what causes a 2 tonne giant ray to propel itself clean out of the water to an incredible 2 meters into the air?  Why do Mantas have the name ‘Devil Ray’ when they are one of the ocean’s most majestic and graceful creatures?…

The Bosses Are Coming Back to Kuredu….Ooops….

31 Jan 2010

For the past week, we have been offering daily updates concerning what has been happening on Kuredu while Staffan, Ray and Sabine are at the Boot Show 2010 in Duesseldorf, Germany.  Our sympathy goes out to them – suffering from the cold weather, including bucket-fulls…

The rest of the gang on Kuredu

30 Jan 2010

If we are talking about all our members of the team of course we cannot miss out Jutta (base leader), Darren (videographer) and Frank (IT specialist). Jutta’s work involves the whole organization of the daily program for the instructors and snorkel guides, planning courses, trying…

Kuredu’s helping hands on the boats

29 Jan 2010

The dive and snorkel boats that head out from Kuredu, Komandoo and Vakarufalhi are all staffed by local Maldivian crews.  The local knoweldge and expertise that they bring is invaluable, and the captain and crew are an important part of every diver and snorkelers experience…

Kuredu’s Baywatch Stars

28 Jan 2010

During this week long special insight into the daily life here on Kuredu, we cannot forget to mention our clinic and hyperbaric chamber! Kuredu is fully equipped with a hyperbaric chamber and doctor (Ahmed) and a  nurse and chamber operator (Steffi) .  The team is…

Manta Packed Full Day

27 Jan 2010

Yesterday’s full day trip here in the Lhaviyani Atoll was an incredible day packed full with majestic Manta Rays.  13 of Kuredu’s divers headed down to the south of the Atoll, with one goal in mind – to find the elusive Manta. Markus and James,…

Kuredu’s Artistic Instructors

27 Jan 2010

An essential part of the set up on Kuredu is the instructor team.  Kuredu is one of the largest diving and snorkeling centers in the Maldives, and we currently have 13 full time instructors here. Daily life for the instructors is extremely varied – whether…

Kuredu’s Water Rats

26 Jan 2010

Everybody holidaying on Kuredu and stopping at the dive centre, will meet our snorkel guides sooner or later: Ludwig, Karola, Sofia and Anna. They are irreplaceable when it comes to overcoming someones fear of fish, giving tips for snorkeling, or answering questions about the amazing…

The Ones Behind The Scene On Kuredu

25 Jan 2010

After having had a look at “The Boys” on Kuredu, it’s now time to turn our attention to “The Girls”.  Hanna, Uthe and Jane are also a critical part of the Prodivers team, taking care of the office work and the dive shop here on…

What would Kuredu’s dive centre be like without them!

24 Jan 2010

If you have ever been to the dive center on Kuredu, chances are you will remember Babul, Alhas and Malek.  “The Boys” from Bangaldesh are the cornerstone of the daily operations of the dive center, helping to ensure that it runs smoothly. The infectious smiles…