Did you know that there is more to the Maldives than just relaxing and tanning all day? Maldives is actually full of adventures and incredible experiences. For the adventurous souls, there are so many different excursions you can experience during your holiday in the Maldives. How does swimming with sharks, feeding stingrays, shipwreck diving, lunch at a sandbank, and a sunset cruise sounds? These are all day trips you can experience during your Maldives holiday. Let's dive into some of them:
Swimming with sharks
Yes, you can cross swimming with sharks off from your bucket list when you come to the Maldives.Swimming with sharks is't as terrifying as it sounds, there are 26 different shark species found in the Maldives and most of them are completely harmless.
Experience the marine life of the Maldives on a snorkeling day trip. You can take a half-day trip and got to one snorkeling spot, or a full-day trip and experience different coral reefs. There are many different spots where you can go snorkeling, it all depends on where you will be staying at so you can
book the experience that is closer to you. Book your holiday with Visitor Maldives, we will arrange everything for you to have the best snorkeling adventure.
There are different shipwreck in the Maldives where you can go snorkeling or even scuba diving. It's one of the most amazing excursions to experience during your Maldives vacation. You will see marine life around the shipwreck and even corals growing out from the ship. Definitely a great adventure!
Stingrays, unlike manta rays, do not have a tail stinger or barb. Stingrays are not dangerous unless them feel threatened. Feeding stingrays is one of the most popular excursions to experience while in the Maldives.
Sand Bank Experience
One of the things Maldives is famous for are it's beautiful sandbanks in the middle of crystal clear ocean water. A sandbank is a landform consisting of a sandbar in the water. You can book a day trip to a sandbank, some excursions include breakfast, lunch, or sunset dinner. You don't have to worry about bringing anything other than your swimsuit, the place where you book the excursion will be in charge of setting up the picnic when you arrive at the sandbank. Enjoy the pleasure of swimming, tanning, or just walking along a sandbank in the Maldives. It's definitely a one in a lifetime experience.
What a better way to finish your day than watching the sunset on a cruise? If you are lucky enough you might even get to see some dolphins or whale sharks on the way. This is just one of the different cruises you can take on your Maldives vacation.
Island Day Trip
Experience the local culture in the Maldives with a day trip to one of the different local islands. Immerse yourself in the Maldivian culture while walking around the island, visiting the local markets, eating the traditional food, watching traditional villagers on their daily life, and learning from your guide about the different cultures and traditions of the island. You can visit just one island, or you can go island-hopping to explore different islands.
There are different local Islands in the Maldives, to know more about each island you can read our blog: Maldives Budget Friendly Islands.
You do not need to spend thousands of dollars to experience a resort in the Maldives. Instead of paying a couple of hundreds or even thousands to stay one night in a resort, you can spend less than $100 USD for a day-trip to a resort. When you look at the prices the second options sounds much
better isn't it? But what would a day-trip include? During an excursion to a resort, you are able to explore the island of the resort, have a meal at one of the restaurants, enjoy a couple of drinks, and relax by the pool or the beach, just like if you were staying there. The only difference? You only pay around $100 USD to experience everything, and when sunset comes over, you will have to go back to the island where you are staying. Sounds pretty good right? Well, now you know the secret to experience a resort without breaking the bank. If you want to know more about staying at a luxury resort vs a local island head to our blog:Where to stay in the Maldives, Luxury Resorts vs Local
Some of the different water sports you can do in the Maldives include: parasailing, windsurf, catamaran sailing, paddleboarding, kitesurfing, jet skiing, scuba diving, and surfing.You vacation in the Maldives doesn't has to be boring, these are just a few of the many incredible excursions you can experience during your holiday in the Maldives. So many adventures to choose from but so little time? Don't worry, there are full day excursions
where you can experience up to 5 different adventures all in the same day!
Book you Maldives holiday with us and we will make sure you have a vacation full of adventures that you will never forget!
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