This is a detailed guide to diving in all the tourist atolls of the Maldives Archipelago. Catering for all levels of divers, the book contains 114 computer-generated maps, descriptions of over 270 dive sites, and information on 15 newly-declared protected marine areas. Divers are given a glimpse of what they can expect during the dive via topographical maps and symbols. The book is designed for travellers as well as divers, with a comprehensive overview of island history, Indian Ocean maritime history and famous shipwrecks of the Maldives. A diver information section is included and an index of fish, dive sites, resorts and liveaboard vessels.