Dhuni Kolhu factsheet
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Below you find our fact sheet offering all information you need for your diving holiday with us. In case you have a specific question or miss some information you are welcome to forward your enquiries to the following email address: dhunikolhu@dive-ocean.com.mv


GENERAL
DIVE CENTRE Dive Ocean Dhuni Kolhu
ADDRESS Coco Palm Dhuni Kolhu Island Resort
Baa Atoll
Republic of Maldives
PHONE +960 660 00 11
FAX +960 660 00 22
EMAIL dhunikolhu@dive-ocean.com.mv
WEBSITE www.dive-ocean.com
OPENING HOURS 09.00 to 13.00 & 15.00 to 19.00
FACILITIES
CLASS ROOM 2 (air conditioned)
SHOWER 2 (hot and cold water)
TOILET 2
DRY ROOM 1
TEAM
INSTRUCTORS 5 multilingual Instructors
DIVEMASTER 1 local Divemasters
BOAT CREW 3 for each boat
TECHNICIANS 1
LANGUAGES English, French, German, Italian, Spanish, Dutch
NEEDED DOCUMENTATIONS FOR DIVING
DIVE CERTIFICATION yes
LOGBOOK yes
MEDICAL CERTIFICATION no (A medical check up and certification is not compulsory, but strongly recommended to be done regularly even if you are in good health)
DIVING
SHORE DIVING YES (House reef, for the below mentioned Orientation dive you may meet us daily 10.45 am at the diving centre)
SELF DIVING It is possible, according to your experience and diving skills, to dive as buddy team without guide in our house reef.
BOAT DIVING YES (Our diving boats are leaving twice daily. Please meet us for the morning dives 9.00 am and for the afternoon dives 15.00 pm at the diving centre)
NIGHT DIVES yes (anytime requested)
BOATS 2 Dhonis (maximum capacity of divers per boat is 22)
2 TANK & FULL DAY EXCURSIONS yes (on request)
NITROX yes
TECHNICAL DIVING no
IMPORTANT INFORMATION Please note that according to the Maldivian Dive Regulation the first dive during your stay in Maldives has to be a guided Orientation Dive in the house reef to experience the new environment and to get comfortable with the individual rules of your diving center. Further the maximum depth per dive is limited to 30m everywhere in Maldives and it is prohibited by the government to do decompression dives.
DIVE SITES
HOUSE REEF yes
NO OF DIVE SITES 35
TRANSFER TIMES average 25-45 min
DIFFICULTIES around Coco Palm Dhuni Kolhu are dive sites for all experience levels available, the chance to see big fish such as Manta Rays is quite high
COURSES
ASSOCIATION PADI
CERTIFICATION From Entry Level: Discover Scuba Diving till Pro Level: Divemaster and Assistant Instructor
IMPORTANT INFORMATION To apply for a course, we request to fill a medical questionnaire in order to find out if the student should be examined by a doctor before participating in recreational diving training.
SAFETY
OXYGEN Diving Centre: Dan Oxygen Kit, 5 litre tank, 100% Oxygen Medic First Aid Kit
Diving Boats: Dan Oxygen Kit, 5 litre tank, 100% Oxygen Medic First Aid Kit
STAFF Our Staff is regularly trained in Emergency First Response
DECOMPRESSION CHAMBER The next decompression chamber is situated on Bandos (North Male Atoll) in a distance of about 30 min.
GENERAL MEDICAL CARE The next hospital is situated in Male in a distance of about 40 by seaplane.
TANKS
TANKS 7 and 12 lt Aluminum tanks
VALVES all our tanks are suitable for DIN and INT
COMPRESSOR Verticus K15, Bauer Mini Verticus, Schneider Airmaster with MenoX membrane system 2000/18 for Nitrox
RENTAL EQUIPEMENTS
EQUIPMENT QTY DESCRIPTION
REGULATORS 50 Mares "MR12" + "Rebel"
BCD 54 Mares "Origin", BCD in kids size available
WET SUIT 82 Shorty Lady and Men, Long Suits Lady and Men, Small Sizes for Kids, all 3mm Neoprene
MASK 50 Mares "Opera", Mares "Look" and Mares "Ventura"
OPTICAL MASK 7 Mares "Opera", Dioptren -2.0 to -5.0
SNORKEL 25 Mares "Sport"
FINS 50 Mares "Plana Avantitre"
TORCHES 24 Technisub Vega2 7W+ Technisub "Lumen4" 10W
COMPUTER 10 Suunto "Viper"
PHOTOCAMERA 3 Sony Digital Camera with Underwater housing
OTHERS   Surface Buoy, Compass, Fish ID slides, White boards, Strobolights
KIDS DIVING
AGE min. 8 years; entry level for courses min. 10 years, according to PADI Standards
COURSES Bubblemaker (8years), all PADI Junior Programs (min. 10 years)
DIVE SITES House reef and easy dives sites without strong currents
EQUIPMENT Tanks, Wet Suits, BCD's and Regulators are available in small sizes
PAYMENT/ CHECK OUT
CASH US$, Euro, Sterling Pound, Swiss Franc, Yen
CREDIT CARD Visa, Master Card, American Express
TRAVELLER CHECK yes
NOTE All payments for your diving activities and services will be done at the hotel reception at the end of your stay on Coco Palm Dhuni Kolhu.