Ocean Junkies Dive Centre
Ocean Junkies Dive Centre
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Scuba & SnorkellingShark DivingAdrenaline & Extreme ToursBoat ToursSightseeing Tours
9:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Monday
9:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Tuesday
9:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Wednesday
9:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Thursday
9:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Friday
9:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Saturday
9:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Sunday
10:00 AM - 6:00 PM
About
We are so excited to welcome you to our Dive Centre located on Kelaa Magu, Hulhumale' and it's less than a minute's walk from the beach. Our centre is equipped with the latest and the best in dive gear from Cressi and our highly trained instructors are here to make sure you have a wonderful time discovering the beauty of the Maldivian underwater world so lets get hooked!
Hulhumale, Maldives
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Elly
1 contribution
Jan 2020 • Couples
Thank you OCEAN JUNKIES!!

These guys were beyond awesome. Not only did they managed to organise dives for us on super short notice, they are all absolute legends. So friendly and helpful!

We had quite high expectations of the dives themselves and they were exceeded!! All new dive equipment, nice clean dive boat, and the marine life alone is awesome! If you are in Hulhumale make sure check these guys out, couldn’t recommend highly enough!
Written January 18, 2020
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Thank you so much Elly :) we are so glad that we were able to give you guys a good dive experience. We absolutely loved having you with us! Hope to see you guys again!
Written February 7, 2020
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Prachi S
2 contributions
Nov 2022
Excellent services. We did glass bottom boat, Dolphin cruise, Parasailing, Pedal boating, Kayaking activites with Ocean Junkies Dive Center at Taj Exotica, Maldives and we had amazing experience.

Special Mention about Mr. Moze from the team who was with us for Glass bottom boat and dolphin cruise, he and his team did extra efforts so kids on boat can get the best view of some amazing Ocean life. We saw dolphins doing acrobatics in their natural habitat and saw some amazing sharks and sting rays thanks to Mr. Moze and his team for doing their best to make us and kids happy.
Written November 3, 2022
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sg
3 contributions
Jan 2022
I absolutely loved diving with Ocean Junkies! I booked some fun dives last minute and thankfully they were able to accommodate me. Ranya was super nice to me and the staff in general very friendly. The dive guides were very professional and I felt completely safe diving with them; on the boat we were first of all given a quick but well structured briefing about the boat itself and then we were also appropriately briefed before the dive. We dove on air, but I had some questions about nitrox and the guide was also able to help me out with that. He was very knowledgeable about anything I asked. They also tried to arrange the dives so that everyone got to see new dive sites they hadn't been to yet, that was also very appreciated. I am really glad I chose Ocean Junkies and would go back anytime, not only I felt I was in good hands but also in good company! I had a good time, many thanks to the whole team again!
Written February 1, 2022
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Thank you again for your lovely review :) We hope to see you again !
Written May 30, 2022
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amypittman21
Tampa, FL9 contributions
Jul 2021
Are you thinking about trying scuba diving or wondering if you want to take the next step and get certified? Ocean Junkies is THE place. Firaas and his staff are exceptional at every single level. The people are engaging, confident and extremely professional. The equipment Ocean Junkies provide is top of the line. I had some concerns about maybe being scared or not really feeling comfortable but I WAS blown away and loved every minute. I couldn't wait to get back in the water and go through lessons, until I was confident enough to start diving. The dive sites were spectacular and Ocean Junkies were engaged 100% in helping me to see the underwater wildlife up close. All the while I felt completely safe and comfortable. I highly recommend Ocean Junkies for all your diving experiences.
Written July 15, 2021
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AMY ! We miss you already. Thank you for your wonderful review, we hope to see you back on the boat again ! :))
Written May 30, 2022
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Paz D
2 contributions
Dec 2022 • Couples
I was recommended this dive shop by a friend who went a couple of months a go, so we were excited for our first diving experience in the Maldives to be with Ocean Junkies. Our first dive on day 1 was enjoyable-no issues. However, the dive the next morning was a very different story: a traumatic experience me and my partner won't forget in a hurry.

*Please not we are both experienced Advanced Open Water divers who have never heard of or experienced anything like this before...

A few minutes after we descended for this dive at Madi Miyaru (at a depth of 22m) my partner's mouth piece unexpectedly detached from his regulator. He didn't realise this straight away therefore accidentally breathed in a lot water causing him to choke. Even trying to breathe through the secondary regulator and my own could not help him.

To make things worse, our dive instructor had not once looked in our direction so we were left completely alone and with no option but to make a rapid ascent, as we were so deep and my partner was still choking at this moment. I had no choice but to follow him and make sure he would be OK once he reached the surface for air. A few minutes later another instructor found us and helped us back into the boat and explained we may be at risk from decompression sickness.

The crew monitored us for about 20 minutes before letting us off the boat while they continued their second dive. No one offered to give us a lift back to our hotel, fully knowing we may still experience DCS within 24 hours.

Having researched the incident, the only explanation for a mouthpiece coming off like that is due to faulty equipment, lack of servicing and/ or a cable tie being fitted incorrectly.

No-one from Ocean Junkies apologised for the incident and instead got very defensive about it. It was an extremely unpleasant display of ego and a lack of responsibility that I found quite shocking. We were also only given a partial refund despite the accident being completely their fault.

The dive centre has potential to provide positive experiences but they really need to make sure they don't become complacent by making sure they regularly service their equipment and make safety their first priority.
Written December 24, 2022
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Cassar90
Wollongong, Australia17 contributions
Jan 2020 • Couples
Amazing diving, friendly, exceptional service and safety was second to none. Highly recommended.
We had great dives, we were lucky enough to see a tiger shark, many fish species, many types of huge moral eels and the most stingrays I’ve ever seen in one place.

Nothing but smiles from us! Also much cheaper pricing then diving from the resorts in the Maldives.

Dive equipment was all like new, very comfortable and well looked after dive boat, all round great service.

We’re glad we chose the Ocean Junkie experience for our Maldive diving trip.

⭐️ ⭐️ ⭐️ ⭐️ ⭐️
Written January 18, 2020
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Thank you so much! We are so glad you enjoyed your time with us as much as we enjoyed our time with you guys 😊 We hope to have you guys dive with us again. Such a sweet couple!
Written February 7, 2020
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Andy B
2 contributions
Jan 2023
Did my my first diving experience with Ocean Junkies Hulhumale. They have a really great and friendly team who made my first diving experience a real adventure. Did my open water course dive with instructor Suju…great instructor that gave his time to give me the best experience and make the course fun and easy. I would recommend ocean junkies for your fun diving adventure. Thank u team…see u soon 💯
Written January 30, 2023
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natashat612
Montreal, Canada38 contributions
Nov 2019
Fira, King, the Captain and his team at Ocean Junkies were amazing!!
Amazing diving, friendly and exceptional service. Highly recommended!!!
We had great dives, we were lucky enough to see a manta rays, many types of huge moral eels, stingrays and many fish species I’ve ever seen in one place.

Dive equipment was all like new.
I'm glad I've chose the Ocean Junkie experience for my Maldive diving trip.
Thank you, Fira for the hospitality, hope i can visit Maldives again!
Written March 12, 2020
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Hey thank you for your lovely review ! We are so happy you had a good time with us. Until next time ! :))
Written May 30, 2022
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Amy P
St. Petersburg, FL104 contributions
Apr 2023 • Business
No such thing as a bad dive! Ocean Junkies uses the best equipment and excellent quality dive instructors. This time I had Suju who was professional and I always felt safe. He truly is familiar with the dive sites and equipment. Making reservations with Rania is easy and she always responds immediately. Staff on the boat are quick to assist all our needs. And their faithful captain is amazing.
Written May 5, 2023
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Rod Burton
1 contribution
Jan 2020 • Solo
Fira and his team at Ocean Junkies were amazing. Being a 1st time diver I found the open water course comprehensive, safe and so much fun. Did some incredible dives and saw amazing marine life. Highly recommend. I’ll be back. Thanks Fira.
Written February 7, 2020
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Thank you for the lovely review ! We hope to see you again :))
Written May 30, 2022
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