There are many nations around the world with bragging rights to miles of pristine white coral sand and balmy turquoise seas but few can take it to the same level as the Maldives. Its 1,200 islands are spread out over 26 coral atolls; the combined land of all the islands is little more than 100 square miles. That means you are rarely more than a few steps from the beach. View more
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Discover why the Maldives is considered to be among the most desirable angling locales in the world during this relaxing, half-day fishing excursion.
Depart the pier aboard a modern, 36-foot (about 11-metre) fishing boat and head out into the tropical waters of North & South Malé Atoll, a popular hub for yellow fin tuna, wahoo, marlin and other big-game fish.
Your captain selects the fishing grounds to be visited according to the season, sea current, and movement of fish at the time of your excursion. Upon arrival at the fishing grounds, receive your fishing instructions and gear before commencing the fishing portion of the tour. Your crew offers assistance throughout the tour. Water is provided on board and soft drinks can be requested in advance by notifying the shore concierge desk.
Your tour concludes back at the pier.
Please note: This tour is sold per boat therefore only one person in your party need reserve the tour and charges may be split between suites once onboard. The price includes a 5-passenger fishing boat and captain for parties of up to 4 guests. This tour involves a minimal amount of walking, with a few steps to negotiate to embark/disembark the fishing boat. This tour is suitable for guests with limited mobility and guests who utilise a wheelchair. Lightweight, comfortable clothing, flat, non-slip boat or beach shoes and sun protection are recommended. Fishing gear, water and soft drinks are provided. Catching fish is not guaranteed. Operation of this tour is subject to favourable weather and sea conditions. Space on this tour is extremely limited; we suggest you book well in advance to avoid disappointment. Guests must be 18 years of age or older to participate in this activity.
Spend a half-day exploring the magnificent undersea beauty of the Maldives during this picturesque scuba diving experience.
Depart the pier aboard a dive boat for the brief transfer to the dive site. Upon arrival, receive your safety briefing, diving equipment and tour instructions, and then commence your guided scuba diving adventure. After entering the crystal-clear water, experience an undersea world teeming with spectacular coral, fish, and marine life. Your guides provide assistance on the boat and in the water throughout the tour.
Following the diving portion of your excursion, embark the dive boat and commence the brief transfer back to the pier.
Please note: This tour is available for certified divers only and it involves a minimal amount of walking, with a few steps to negotiate to embark/disembark the dive boat. This tour is not suitable for guests with limited mobility and guests who utilise a wheelchair. All guests must carry proof of certification to participate on this tour. This is a one-tank dive. Guests must provide their dive suit sizes and the number of dives in which they intend on participating three days prior to the excursion. Guests are advised to wear a swimsuit under a cover-up with flat, non-slip boat or beach shoes, and bring sun protection and a towel from the ship. Operation of this tour is subject to favourable weather and sea conditions and a minimum of 8 guests is required for this tour to operate.
Experience the beauty of the Maldives on this spectacular half-day excursion to one of the most stunning destinations in the Indian Ocean, which boasts an incredible 26 coral atolls.
After boarding your local water taxi at the pier, you will set off for the approximate 30-minute breathtaking journey to Resort Island, known for its fabulous corals and white-sand beaches. On arrival to the resort, you will be greeted with a welcome drink at reception. Your cruise card will be exchanged for a visitor card and you will receive a voucher for an additional drink.
Now you are ready to enjoy some free time to comb the beach, sunbathe or take a dip in the ocean. Snorkeling enthusiasts will not want to miss one of the finest local reefs in all the Maldives, and you are encouraged to bring your own equipment. There is also a Water Sports Center, where you can hire wind surfs, a relaxing treatment spa, and restaurant - all these are available at an additional charge.
At the end of your free time, return to reception to settle any charges incurred and to receive your cruise card. Lastly, re-board your vehicle for the approximate 30-minute drive back to the ship after having enjoyed a slice of island paradise.
Additional Resort Information:
Life Jackets provided at booth near reception
Towels are provided at reception
Public showers and restrooms are available throughout the atoll
Dive Center Rentals (Not included in the cost of the tour)
Restaurant (Reservation Required)
The main swimming pool is reserved for resort guests only.
Please Note: This tour requires a minimal to moderate amount of activity and is at the discretion of each guest. Transportation to the resort is by boat therefore it is not recommended for guests who suffer from motions sickness. Activities offered by the resort are at the discretion of each guest and at an additional cost not included in the cost of the tour. This tour is suitable for guests with limited mobility. We recommend guests wear a swimsuit under a cover-up and bring bottled water, sun protection, your own snorkel equipment and a towel from the ship. You will need local currency or US dollars to purchase additional sports activities, drinks and snacks, and souvenirs, if desired. Snorkel equipment may also be available to rent, however; the quality of the equipment cannot be guaranteed. Beach chairs at the resort are limited. Operation of this tour is subject to cancellation due to weather or rough seas. Guests must be 12 years of age or older to participate.
Explore the history and culture of one of the world's smallest capital cities during this scenic and informative walking tour of Malé.
Malé is the heart of the nation, and the centre of government and commerce of the Maldives. As you take in the local sights and sounds, your guide will inform you about the island's history and culture, and point out the best sites of interest in town.
After tendering ashore and meeting your guide quayside, your walking tour of Malé commences with a visit to the bustling fish, vegetable and fruit markets near the waterfront. After a taste of local life, your tour continues on towards the shopping area.
The old bazaar and market area is the centre of wholesale and retail trade in the Maldives. The narrow lanes leading through the markets are packed with traders and bustling shoppers, leaving no room for vehicles to pass though.
Your next stop is at the 17th-century Friday Mosque, or 'Huskuru Miskiiy'. Malé's main mosque for nearly four centuries, the Friday Mosque was built in 1656 by Sultan Ibrahim Iskandhar. This intricate building is a masterpiece of coral carving, and a fine example of traditional Maldivian workmanship. After a brief stop at the mosque, your tour continues with a visit to the National Museum & Sultan Park.
National Museum & Sultan Park
Located in Sultan's Park, the National Museum is housed in the only remaining building of the former Sultan's Palace. This Colonial-style building is home to a wide array of historical artefacts and treasures. During your visit, you can view displays of thrones, ceremonial robes, headgear, and umbrellas used by Sultans, along with statues and other figures dating from 11th century.
Time-permitting, visits will also be made to the Presidential Palace and souvenir shops before returning to the ship.
Please note: This tour requires a moderate amount of walking for approximately 500 metres (1640 feet) over uneven surfaces, including some steps. This tour is not suitable for guests with limited mobility or those who utilise a wheelchair. Passengers must dress in accordance with Muslim traditions, and are required to cover-up the area from the shoulders to the knees. Sun protection, sun glasses and comfortable shoes are also recommended. We recommend guests bring water from the ship although refreshments are available for purchase at each guest's own expense. Guides are the best available and may speak with a heavy accent. Souvenir shops accept USD cash and credit cards.
Hulhule Island Hotel is set in a heavenly ambiance of turquoise blue waters that offer breathtaking views of the Indian Ocean. Relax on the sandy white beach or enjoy the various water sports or golf putting. Guest can indulge with a visit to the spa to rejuvenate as it provides you with invigorating body and mind relaxing spa treatments.
Our Simply Hotel selection is the perfect choice for those who want a centrally located setting from which to discover - or rediscover - the city. Rooms in these 4.5 and 5-star properties are generally Standard Double or King rooms that provide comfortable accommodations and superior service for those who wish to extend their trip with a cultural or shopping experience in some of the world's most iconic cities.
For your convenience, we can easily organise transfers between the airport and hotel or between the hotel and the pier so that you only have to decide how much or how little you wish to do.
Hotel brands that we consistently feature include Intercontinental, JW Marriott, Fairmont or the Conrad Group.