Maldives, just hearing the word rendered everyone in picturing the white sandy beaches, clear aqua-blue sea, the colorful of fish and their intricate homes of coral and sea anemone, and best of all, the sea is right at your hotel doorstep. Can’t get any better than that! The tropical paradise holds a special place in every person’s heart, even the ones who haven’t set foot there. It’s beauty is not like any other.
Maldives has certainly accentuated it’s charms as it earned its spot as one of the top destinations for a honeymoon, aquatic adventures, or even for a perfect getaway from all the hustle and bustle of cities. 99% of Maldives is surrounded by the wondrous full-of-marine-life seawater, so it’s no wonder if they also provide a myriad of aquatic adventures. Clueless about it? Here is our 10 Aquatic Adventures in Maldives.
One of the 10 aquatic adventures in Maldives you can do is snorkeling. Snorkeling is one of the most common thing people would have thought of when speaking about aquatic adventures in Maldives. This activity is perfect for everyone who wants to take a view of the ocean floor while having the accessibility of being nearland , especially for those who doesn’t know how to swim, (It’s okay, we got your back). Look up for the UNESCO World Biosphere Reserve around Maldives to ensure an untainted experience of the natural wonders of the seas.
For those who likes to swim a little deeper under the sea, explore the open sea by discovering diving as under every rock, around every reef, a new discovery awaits. Majority of the resorts in Maldives offer an unforgettable diving experience with the aid of their divemasters. You can also take up Professional Association of Diving Instructors (PADI) that includes courses from beginner until advanced level. You are guaranteed to be mesmerized by this aquatic adventure in Maldives.
Up for a thrilling challenge? Try out freediving, basically diving without the breathing gear. The art of freediving is certainly a challenge for those who can’t hold their breath for long period of time. For those who can, it certainly boost-up their aquatic skills. The exhilarating practice of exploring the ocean floor can be fear inducing because you can only use a single breath. But once you get the hang of it with the help of the resident freediving instructors there, it’ll be a truly magical memory.
If you’re not keen on swimming in the waters, you can also turn to riding the Whale submarines. You can act like you’re Captain Nemo from 20,000 League Under the Sea while exploring the depths up to 150 meters of the mysterious sea. Speaking of Nemo, see if you can also spot one (or more) in the bunch of sea anemone in the comfort of the Whale Submarine. This top 10 aquatic adventures in Maldives also allows you to discover the shipwreck of Maldives Victory, the Tear Drop Reef and many more.
Every Malaysian childhood must had have flying kite on a windy day somewhere in our younger years. Now that we’re older and wiser, it’s time to upgrade the kite flying to a whole new level – kitesurfing. It’s like surfing with the common surfboard, but with the addition of a giant kite that will send you up in the air. Show off your skill while kitesurfing like backflip, downloop turns, kiteloops, slalom turns and a whole lot more. It’s no wonder it’s one of the most seek water sport adventure in Maldives.
Instead of having your the typical honeymoon in Maldives, why not get married in Maldives? Better yet, get married underwater in Maldives. A few resort in Maldives does provide a package for this unusual once in a lifetime experience. Show your love towards the 7 seas by saying “I do” in the middle of the Indian Ocean, while being witness by schools of butterfly fish and maybe passing manta rays. Some might say you’re crazy for having your wedding underwater, we say, you’re just crazy in love.
Fishing Big Game
Wait, don’t skip this part yet! We know it may sound ordinary to be fishing in such a beautiful country like Maldives. Sure, it’s full beaches, blue lagoons and extensive reefs, but that doesn’t mean you have to fish right? Well, wrong. Obviously, Maldives is the center of water sports, so their fishing is like nothing you ever experienced before. This aquatic adventures in Maldives, you may be up and front battling rare species of deep sea fish like Tuna, Sailfish, and need we say more?
Experience Maldives in a the most luxurious way you could imagine. Hop on to one of their Catamaran Sailing and off you go following wherever route the wind takes you. Cruise one of the seven seas, surrounded by the clear aqua blue waters and be amazed with the picturesque views that you could gt nowhere else. You can choose any sizes of catamaran to your preferences or the number of occupants. The low draft of the cruise makes it perfect vessel to explore the wonders of the ocean floor.
Swim with Sharks
One of the top 10 aquatic adventures in Maldives is not for the faint-hearted. Get up close and personal with the ocean’s most largest known extant fish species the Whale Sharks by getting your diving or snorkelling equipments ready and swim side by side with one. These incredible aquatic creatures can reach almost 40 feet long, that measures about 8 people with the height of 5 feet each, stacked up together. These sharks are always easily spotted in the Maldivian ocean, so don’t miss your chance to be awe by these magnificent creatures.
Up for the challenge of conquering all of these top 10 aquatic adventures in Maldives? Don’t miss the chance and book your ticket now as it currently is the perfect season to explore the seas in the Maldivian territory! But don’t forget to be equip with travel insurance as you might not want to be unprotected when you’re having fun discovering this new activities! Allianz Travel Care We are offering our premium policy at RM16 per trip and will reimburse up to RM300,000 if any medical expenses are required. For more info, log onto our website at PolicyStreet.com. Have an awesome and safe travel!