TOP 5 EXCURSIONS & TOURS TO EXPERIENCE IN MALDIVES

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The Maldives are not only idleness and inactivity ! There are different kinds of tours allowing you to explore local islands and culture, experience the underwater life or simply enjoy the natural beauty of the Maldives.

We listed below the top 5 activities in Maldives, accessible to all guests without any certification or required physical skill. Here are our top 5 “must do” activities during your next vacations in Maldives.

1/ SANDBANK & SNORKELING EXCURSION :

What is the point of coming to Maldives and not seeing the amazing underwater life?

If you come to Maldives you must experience a sandbank and snorkeling excursion!

Imagine the privacy and intimacy of sharing a tiny sandbank in the middle of the Indian Ocean with your own group of friends and family.

In this tour you will take a boat to a deserted sandbank. Enjoy crystal clear water while snorkeling or simply soak up the sun on this tiny piece of sand in the middle of nowhere.

This tour is highly recommended to all Maldives visitors, young & old, amateur or experienced snorkelers, swimmers or non-swimmers (life jacket is provided for all non swimmers guests).

Snorkeling gear is generally included free of charge for all guests participating in this activity.

DURATION: 02 hours

PRICE ≈ USD 65/personSand Bank & Snorkeling excursion  (4)

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2/ ISLAND HOPPING:

Island hopping is the excursion you have to book if you want to discover the real Maldives !

This excursion will take you to a local inhabited island where you will discover the daily life of the local population; you will learn about the distinct culture of the Maldives, interact with islanders and discover the rich flora and fauna of the island. You will also have the opportunity to experience snorkeling on pristine reefs and discover the amazing underwater life.

DURATION: 06 hours

PRICE ≈ USD 90/person

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3/ SUNSET DOLPHIN CRUISE:

Where else in the world would you expect to see dolphins in the wild and enjoy one of the most spectacular sunset?

Enjoy a breathtaking boat trip, search for dolphins; they usually enjoy sunset and twilight over the Indian Ocean. As you will pass other islands en route (resorts, local islands and tiny uninhabited islands), be sure to keep your eyes open also for flying fishes, mantas, whale sharks

It is an unforgettable excursion for all photographers and wild life lovers.

Please just keep in mind that dolphins are wild animals and therefore most of the operators do not guarantee dolphin sighting.

DURATION: 02 hours

PRICE ≈ USD 40/person

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4/ SUNSET FISHING CRUISE :

Doesn’t matter if you are an experienced fisherman or not, sunset fishing is a fun tour accessible to all guests staying in Maldives.

You will take a short boat ride to a nearby fishing spot, drop your baited lines and wait for the fish to start biting!

The crew will guide you and explain the ancient art of Traditional Maldivian Fishing.

Enjoy the sunset while fishing the local way, reel them in with your hand line and bait. It is a fun and unique fishing method in Maldives

On request edible catches can be prepared for you on the boat or once you come ashore. Non-edible or small sized fishes are let go.

I am sure will be very surprised by the number and the size of the several fishes you will catch on that day!

DURATION: 02 hours CN_fishing01_62_700x525_FitToBoxSmallDimension_Center

PRICE ≈ USD 40/person

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5/ RESORT DAY VISIT :

If you stay in a guest-house (in a local island), resort day visit tour is the perfect opportunity for you to experience the resort life!

Spend your day enjoying facilities of a luxury resort and indulge yourself! You will be transferred to the resort by speedboat. Once you reach your destination you will be able to experience resort services and discover the luxury side of life.  Lunch and drinks (All Inclusive) are generally included.

Perfect for families, friends and couples!

DURATION: 08 hours

Centara Grand Island Resort & Spa MaldivesPRICE ≈ USD 120/person

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BONUS : SEAPLANE TOUR

A little extra tour recommendation for all guests looking for thrill and amazing panoramic views

Experience the adventure of a lifetime! On board a twin otter seaplane you will and enjoy a unique air sightseeing excursion. You will be amazed by the aerial beauty of Maldives!

DURATION: 20 minutes

PRICE ≈ USD 150/persontumblr_m97sa9eG2P1qd3bpyo1_1280

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