• EXCURSIONS
  • Whale Shark Seeking
  • Guests You take a traditional dhoni ride to a whale shark spot where you snorkel with Whale Sharks! Whale Sharks are relatively slow moving animals and are curious but docile. At Gladden Spit whale sharks will readily approach boats, snorkelers and divers if they do not feel threatened. They will often remain close to snorkelers and even boats if not chased or harassed.
  • This is an excursion that is seasonal and generally occurs from September – December.
  • The Robinson Crusoe
  • The epitome of romance, the Robinson Crusoe Experience allows you and your loved one to bask in an uninhibited sandbank island for a day. The island is equipped with a cadjan hut Crusoe style for shade and the experience is complete with a picnic lunch packs & beverages. The perfect chance to get reacquainted with your loved one and to enjoy the feeling of being completely secluded.
  • Snorkeling Excursions
  • While Vakaru, Maldives has one of the best house reefs to snorkel, there are many other reefs nearby that can be visited as well. We arrange combined snorkeling excursions that take you to favorite snorkeling sites where you can see turtles, sharks and even manta rays.
  • Discovering a Virgin Island
  • Leaving Vakarufalhi resort at 9.00 am, guests you are taken to an uninhibited virgin island by traditional dhoni. The day can be spent snorkeling around the beautiful reef with our marine Biologist who will explain the wondrous sea life you will encounter. This is followed by a delicious BBQ lunch and a spot of sunbathing and relaxing.
  • Manta Point
  • A popular adventure where guests you are given the opportunity to explore a site frequented by manta rays. Guided by our in-house marine Biologist, you can snorkel and get up close and personal with these mysterious creatures.
  • Turtle Excursion
  • A boat ride that gives you the chance to witness the ocean’s gentle giants glide gracefully through the depths of the deep blue ocean. The turtle excursion is the best way to see these magnificent creatures in their natural habitat.
  • Sunset Cocktail with Lucky Dolphin Seeking
  • Once a week this excursion ventures out in a traditional dhoni cruising along the edge of the islands while guests you sip cocktails and munch on canapés and marvel at the breath taking views of the sun sinking into the horizon. On occasion guests have been lucky enough to spot schools of Dolphins playfully frolicking to the fading rays of light.
  • Fisherman village excursion
  • The island of Dangheti and Diguraa is located just 25 minutes from Vakarufalhi; with populations of 800 and 500 respectively.
  • Dangheti has a popular cultural center that showcases traditional Maldivian lifestyle, craftsmanship and occupations.
  • Diguraa reflects the simple local village island atmosphere where you can see day to day life of the island’s inhabitants and also do some local shopping for souvenirs and gifts.
  • This excursion is organized one afternoon a week.
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