Thanks to its strategic location in the North Ari Atoll, Nika Diving Center is able to offer innumerable diving sites suitable for both beginners and advanced or experienced divers, ensuring the highest level of professionalism with qualified multi-lingual PADI instructors.
You will dive in exciting diving spots amongst the breathtaking marine life in the warm waters of the Indian Ocean, with an unique personal tailor-made approach and always taking care of your safety, as a priority.
Therefore, whether you are a young diver, a beginner in diving, a single diver, a family, a couple or a group of experienced divers, we invite you to come and dive with us to discover the amazing underwater world around our magic island!

Dive Sites

Nika Diving Center offers a variety of dive sites ranging from beautiful thila (submersed islands) to amazing long reefs perfect for drift diving. Some sites give you the chance to see large creatures such as sharks, eagle rays and manta rays; some other offer macro creatures like nudibranchs and other interesting marine life such as stone fish and colorful soft corals.

Nika Diving Center offers all levels of recreational diving training.
Whether it’s your first breath underwater or you have decided to discover new adventures in scuba diving, we will help you to explore the course of your choice in the way that best suits you.


-10 years old-
Have you ever wondered what it’s like to breathe underwater? If you want to try scuba diving, but you are not yet ready to apply for a certification course, Discover Scuba Diving is the right choice for you. It is a quick and easy introduction to how to explore the underwater world. To sign up for a Discover Scuba Diving experience you must be at least 10 years old. No previous experience in scuba diving is necessary, you need only to be in reasonable physical health.
After a short theory lesson to learn the basics, we immediately go into the water practicing a few fun exercises to familiarize yourself with the dive equipment. Soon after you will dive in a few meters depth, closed to the instructor, being part of the underwater world. You can then choose to repeat this experience or have it credited to the PADI Scuba Diver or Open Water Diver courses.
Are you ready to try it?


-8 years old-
Bubblemaker is as fun as it sounds! It’s a chance for kids to use scuba gear breathing under water, making bubbles, and diving around in shallow water.
They will have lot of fun trying scuba diving under the direct care and supervision of a PADI Professional Diving Instructor!


-10 years old-
Dive today! This certification qualifies you to dive with a buddy, without supervision required. During the course you will learn the techniques and basic knowledge how to dive. Open Water Diver course is the most popular diving course; as soon as you get the certification, this will never expired and is valid all around the world!
You can attend the whole course when you arrive at the island, or do not waste time applying for e-learning theory lessons, studying the foundational knowledge before practicing in the water once arrived at Nika Island Resort & Spa. Take the first step in this new dimension and be ready to live breathtaking emotions!


-10 years old-
Scuba Diver is a short program that is well indicated for those who have little time but wish to become a diver getting a certification that never expired. You will always dive closed to a professional Diving Instructor who will let you be more confident in diving. The course can be an intermediate step for those who want to earn the Open Water Diver certification, as it is their next goal to achieve.


-10/12 years old-
Do you have already an Open Water Diver certification or an equivalent license from other organization? Would you like to discover new depths, meet new creatures and experience new diving adventures and environments?
Adventure (three dives) or Advanced Open Water Diver (five dives) programs allow you to try out different specialties while gaining experience under the supervision of your PADI Instructor.
Continue your diving education!


-12 years old-
Enriched Air Diver course is PADI most popular specialty diving course and gives you more no decompression time, especially on repetitive scuba dives. If a safer dive, staying down longer and getting back in the water sooner sounds appealing, then don’t hesitate to become an enriched air diver!


-12 years old-
DPV offers a thrilling way for scuba divers to see a large area in a short time and without any effort. It scoot you through the water allowing you to glide over reefs, discovering a wreck or joining a shark party.
Whether making a shore or boat dive, a DPV is a great way to see more and have fun doing it.


-10 years old-
Scuba diving is a way to explore the underwater world in new and different ways. Specialty Diver courses teach you new techniques and give you the tools to enhance your knowledge in diving. Not Only Enriched Air Diver or Diver Propulsion Vehicle (DPV) but more than thirty different specialties: Boat, Buoyancy, Deep, Drift, Navigation, Night…
Find out what interest You!


Emergency First Response training focuses on learning how to be confident to rescue somebody when faced with a medical emergency. You will learn practical skills becoming confident of primary and secondary care in case of a medical emergency.


-12 years old-
Be the protagonist of the most challenging and rewarding scuba diving course that a diver can take.
You will learn to prevent, recognize and manage issues in the water becoming more confident in your skills as a diver, knowing that you can help any other diver, if needed. Rescue Diver course prepares you to deal with dive emergency, large or minor, using a variety of techniques. It is the perfect way to start thinking and acting as a professional diver.


-18 years old-
Do you love scuba diving? Would you like to share your passion with other divers on a whole new level? Take the PADI Divemaster course and turn your passion into a career! As a divemaster, not only you will dive a lot, but also you will experience the joy of seeing other divers having fun like you.
The Divemaster course is your first level of professional training. Working closely with a PADI Instructor, you will fine-tune your dive skills, like perfecting the hovering without effort, or refining your rescue skills in order to recognize in advance, or easily solve, eventually issues. You will improve dive knowledge and your supervisor skills becoming a role model for any divers, all over the world.
As a PADI Divemaster, you will lead other divers as you supervise scuba diving activities assisting and assist a dive instructor during dive training.
The adventure of a lifetime is waiting for you!


Do you want to make the most of your stay at NikaDicing Center without having to study during your vacation?
Get your certification online with PADI! The link below lets you enroll in a PADI e-learning course and study everything you need for your certification before getting to the island. You will have more free time for diving during your vacation.
Contact us for detailed information and to better organise your diving course!



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