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Maldive Dhoni Cruise MC

Visiting: Maldives
Trip Duration 8 Days

Maldives Adventure Cruise

On this holiday, we cruise among the remote atolls of the idyllic Maldives, aboard a traditional dhoni. We eat and sleep aboard the boat as we sail between the unspoilt palm-fringed tropical islands of South Male, Felidhoo and Meemu. Along our way, we visit small fishing village communities and stop to swim or snorkel at beautiful coral reefs.

Tour Highlights

  • Seven-day cruise - Relax on board a traditional dhoni boat, with all meals included and freshly prepared by the boat crew
  • Uninhabited islands and pristine beaches - Visit unspoilt, idyllic corners of the Maldives, far away from the tourist resorts
  • Remarkable snorkelling and swimming - Enjoy warm, clear water and spot manta rays, turtles and clown fish on spectacular reefs
  • Traditional fishing villages - Spend time with the local people to gain an appreciation of their life in this tropical paradise
  • Impressive barbeque banquet - Prepared by the boat crew on a sublime white-sand beach


Itineraries on some departure dates may differ, please select.

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  • 1
    Join tour in Male

  • 2
    Sail to Vavuu Atoll and explore Kuda Anbaraa Island

  • 3
    Snorkel in the clear waters of the Meemu Atoll

  • 4
    Cruise to Dhiggaru Island for a Bodu Beru display

  • 5
    Visit the traditional village of Felidhoo

  • 6
    Discover Hulhidhoo reef before sailing to Fulidhoo

  • 7
    Sail to Male stopping to snorkel at Embudhoo Reef

  • 8
    Tour ends in Male

Trip notes

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Maldive Dhoni Cruise
Why Book this trip
This tour is ideal if you want a chance to chill out and explore the real Maldives. The first night is spent in Male where we can experience the life of the majority of locals. The remainder of our trip consists of idyllic days filled with snorkelling, swimming and relaxing on deck or visiting traditional fishing villages and meeting the inhabitants of these beautiful islands.
Included meals 7 6 6
Breakfast Lunch Dinner
1 night Standard Hotel
6 nights Simple Boat
Trip Staff
Boat Crew, Cook, Explore Representative
Group Size
Generally 10 - 16