Diving Safari boat charter Gahaa
o.v.v. wijzigingen 4.872 €

Diving Safari boat charter Gahaa

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Dit reisidee is gemaakt op: vrijdag 2 december 2022
Totale prijs o.v.v. wijzigingen 9.743 €
Dit reisidee is gemaakt op: vrijdag 2 december 2022
Bestemmingen: De Malediven, Ari Atoll, De Malediven, Hulhumalé

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Diving Safari boat charter Gahaa

Diving Safari boat charter Gahaa
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Day 1: Gulhi

Pickup: Velana International Airport (MLE) / Counter No 34 {1}

JOIN THE CRUISE AND TRAVEL TO SOUTH MALE ATOLL

Welcome on board at the Airport or at Male the capital, Cruise towards Velessaru for your first dive. This will be more of test dive to check your strengths and get a feel of what it is like to dive in the Maldives. You will have a chance to dive at Velassaru Caves. Velassaru Caves are found directly north Velassaru and cuts into the vertical wall of the reef causing a jagged appearance. Some of the caves have sandy bottoms and make ideal resting places for stingrays, turtles and nurse sharks. Anchorage in Gulhi lagoon for the night.

Overnight Accommodation on Safari Boat Including meals: Lunch, Dinner


Day 2: Rasdhoo

CRUISE TO RASDHOO

After an early morning tea/coffee at 0600 hrs, the first dive of the day will be at Vadhoo Caves. Very similar to Velassaru Caves and are one of the most spectacular cave dives in the South of Male Atoll. There is a string of caves along the steep wall of Vashoo Kandu beginning which one big cave from 7-25 meters on the northwest side of the reef. There is also a long overhang at 30 meters and a narrow cave with a swim trough.

Depart to Rashdhoo (4-5 hrs) and breakfast will be served on the way. After lunch, the afternoon dive will be at Rasdhoo-Masivaru. Rasdhoo-Masivaru is the perfect place to view scalloped hammerhead sharks and mantas. Also, it has one of the most spectacular and confusing reef formations to be found in Ari-Atoll. A narrow spur, like a suspension bridge, extends out from the reef across the channel rising to a peak at 13 meters. Along the spur is a profusion of fish life ranging from pelagic like schooling barracuda, trevally, and little tuna. If you would like you could visit the island Rasdhoo, Which is a very old Inhabited island with Buddhist origin. Anchorage in Rashoo Lagoon for the night.

Overnight Accommodation on Safari Boat Including meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner


Day 3: Maayafushi

CRUISE TO NORTH ARI ATOLL

After an early morning, tea/coffee have a repeat dive at Rasdhoo-Masivaru as early morning is the best time to view the hammerhead sharks. After the dive departs North Ari Atoll (2hrs) and breakfast will be served on the way. Today you have the option of an afternoon dive or a night dive. If doing the night dive you are free to relax and enjoy some sun on one of the many uninhabited islands.

The second dive of the day will be at Maaya Thila, whether you decide to do it in the afternoon or night. Maaya Thila is a protected marine area. This is the white-tips reef shark capital. Although grey reef sharks are common here, the smaller white tips are the center of attention. There are many caves and overhangs all around the Thila. Here along with the white-tips, you will see, dog-toothed tuna and great barracuda to blue face angelfish, Moorish idol, Tallfin batfish, parrotfish, butterflyfish, clown-trigger fish, and lionfish. This dive is a fish watcher's delight and the beautiful soft coral and gorgonians on the reef faces are great attractions. Anchorage in Maayafushi lagoon for the night.

Overnight Accommodation on Safari Boat Including meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner


Day 4: South Ari atoll

CRUISE TO SOUTH ARI ATOLL

After breakfast morning dive will be at Hafzaa Thila where you will get a chance to see more sharks. The afternoon dive will be at Rahdhigaa Thila which has wonderful coral formation. The afternoon and night will be spent on Rahshigaa Island. Rahdhigaa is a beautiful uninhabited island with a sand entrance to the beach, perfect for some relaxation on the beach and catch some sun. Tonight for dinner our crew will prepare the most wonderful beach barbecue under the stars. Anchorage in Radhigaa lagoon for the night.

Overnight Accommodation on Safari Boat Including meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner.


Day 5: Maamigili

CRUISE IN SEARCH OF MANTA RAYS AND WHALE SHARKS SOUTH ARI ATOLL

Very early morning Dhoni will travel towards Rangali, breakfast will be on the way. The morning dive will be at Rangali Madhivaru mantha point in South Ari Atoll. This is a protected marine area, with a lot of mantas. There are many cavities in the reef, some overhangs, caves, and two swim troughs all with sea fans. All along the reef are blue stripped snapper, napoleon, parrotfish, basslet, and juvenile and adult midnight snapper and at the top are excellent table corals.

Afternoon dive will be at Maamigili Reef searching for whale sharks, Whale sharks are usually seen cruising along the shallow water outside the atoll, and if you are fortunate enough you will get to see at last one. In this area, you are likely to see some white-tip reef sharks, turtles, rating rays, and napoleon.

Overnight Accommodation on Safari Boat Including meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner


Day 6: Guraidhoo

CRUISE BACK TO SOUTH MALE ATOLL

After an early morning tea/coffee, the morning dive will be at Kudarah Thila, which is said to be one of the most exciting dives in South Ari Atoll. On the deeper, gentler slopes on the northern side are greater expanses of large sea fans. Such fields of fans are rarely seen and when the current is flowing they all away as one. Coral growth is very good and you will see a variety of reef fish and sharks. After this dive cross to South Male Atoll (Approximately 5 hrs), breakfast and lunch will be served on the way. The afternoon dive will be at Guraidhoo Kandu. This entire area is a protected area and has an intact reef system with many diving options and is one of the premier diving locations in the Maldives. In this area, you are bound to see mantas, sharks, trevally, tuna, and fusilier. Night anchorage at Guraidhoo Lagoon, a very old local fishing village with a rich history. The islanders are very welcoming, perfect for some sightseeing on your own.

Overnight Accommodation on Safari Boat Including meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner


Day 7: Hulhumale

VISIT TO MALE CITY NORTH MALE ATOLL

After an early morning tea/coffee your first dive will be at Kandhooma Thila, This is one of the most exciting sites in South Male Atoll and boasts great scenery as well as prolific fish life. There are dense schools of big-eye trevally and snapper and sometimes there are dog-toothed tuna and barracuda.

After the dive, cruise towards Male, breakfast will be served on the way. Before lunch, you will have your second dive of the day at Banana Reef, which is one of the first dive sites discovered in the Maldives. The best diving is in the north-eastern and where there are big spectacular rocks, caves, deep gutters, and precipitous overhangs.
After lunch you will visit the capital Male, a Male tour is a must visiting-the Islamic Centre, museum, local fish and fruit markets, etc. After a guided Male tour you will be given some time on your own to explore and do some souvenir shopping or just for a little wander by yourself. Anchorage at Hulhumale harbor for the night.

Overnight Accommodation on Safari Boat Including meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner


Day 8:

END OF THE CRUISE

After breakfast depart to the Airport.

Included meals: Breakfast

Totale prijs o.v.v. wijzigingen 9.743 €
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Dit voorstel bestaat uit
Bestemmingen 7
Accommodaties 7
Tours 1
Touroverzicht
Gids talen
English
Inclusief
• Rates include 12% T-GST + 10% Service Charge & Green tax of USD6.00 per person per night
• Boat hire with English speaking crew and fuel
• Full Board accommodation
• Snorkeling equipment/fishing gear lines/hooks and weights only
• Complimentary tea/coffee/cordials and drinking water any time
• Souvenir T-shirt
Exclusief
• International flights (available on request)
• Travel insurance (Recommended & available on request)
• Meals not indicated in the itinerary
• Drinks & snacks
• Tips and other personal expenses
• Tour Guide/Surf Guide
• Any other items not mentioned above

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