Werner Lau Medhufushi
Medhufushi Island Resort
The PADI accredited 5* Werner Lau dive centre in Medhufushi is run by a crew of 5 international, multi-lingual diving instructors who are known for their very safe and friendly service. They have been working in the Maldives for many years and their knowledge and experience will give you the opportunity to enjoy some of the best diving in this part of the world. The Werner Lau dive centre in Medhufushi is run by Ingrid and Laurent who have been working in the Maldives for many years. Their knowledge and experience will give you the opportunity to enjoy some of the best diving in this part of the world. Both of them as well as their crew of international diving instructors are known for their very friendly service.
This new and spaciously built diving centre has been designed by professionals to meet the specific needs of divers and is located directly on the beach on the east side of the atoll. The centre is generously equipped to the highest and most modern standards allowing you to rent all your equipment once you arrive in the centre. If you have your own personal diving equipment it can be stored in the purpose built wet room that is securely locked overnight. The centre has a fully equipped workshop so if there are any problems with equipment staff are fully trained and on hand to assist.
Guests can dive the house reef at any time during the day which is located just in front of the dive centre, there are 3 diving boats (dhonies) which depart daily at 09:00 and 14:30 with oxygen and medical supplies on board and a first aid fully trained crew in case of emergencies. Werner Lau centres offer Nitrox diving free of charge for qualified divers. Night diving by boat will be offered once or twice a week and is an experience which you should not miss. Two to three times a week day tours will be available which take you to the spectacular channel sites to the west of the atoll. The dhonies visit 2 or 3 different diving areas so you can choose the reef which is most suitable for your personal interest and diving skills.
There is an additional certification fee of USD 183.00 to be paid locally on all diving courses
Logbooks and manuals are not included in the price and can be obtained onsite for USD 50.00
Diving courses include all the necessary equipment except mask, fins, snorkel and wetsuit
PADI courses except for Junior Open Water cannot be book in advance, they must be booked locally
USD 14.50 to be paid locally per boat trip
Inexperienced divers with less than 40 dives will be guided by an instructor. There is a charge of USD 7.00 or USD 7.50 for night dive which are to be paid locally
Extra local charge of USD 0.60 per tank for tank service
The 6 days shore diving package is based on unlimited diving on 6 consecutive days and include early morning and night dives on the local house reef
All diving packages are based on house reef dives - boat dives are available with a supplement USD15.00 at the dive centre
The Maldivian Government has implemented a 12% GST (Goods and Service Tax) and will be charged to all clients for all services provided at the resort, which will also include additional diving services. Pre-booked diving rates include this charge.