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Maldives Classic Northern Cruise

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The journey starts aboard MV Yasawa Princess, but this exciting adventure takes you far beyond the blue waves that beckon under the tropical sun, and to the sun kissed islands waiting for a fresh print on their shoreline. Cherish experiences and take in the warm days and cool nights of cruising the Maldivian waters.

  • Experience the true variation the Maldives has to offer From traditional local culture on some islands, to untouched uninhabited atolls, the Maldives has something for everyone.
  • Take advantage of the phenomenal coral reefs Diving and snorkelling showcases the rich marine life in the Maldives, with the cruise element allowing many different diving sites.
  • The ultimate relaxation experience From the spa on-board to sunbathing on the various beaches, this is the ideal trip to relieve the stresses of daily life.

Day 1 (Monday)
Meet & Greet at Male International Airport. Introductions followed by Safety Briefings. Dive Check-in and Information at 1700Hrs for Certified Divers and those who would like to learn to dive.

Day 2 (Tuesday)
Enjoy some snorkelling, sunbathing and relaxing at Picnic island. Divers can go out for a check dive in the morning combined with an afternoon dive. Dive sites include Maagiri, Okobe Thila and Manta Point. Relax at the end of the day and get to know your cruise mates for the week.

Day 3 (Wednesday)
Snorkel, sunbathe and relax at on this pristine white Koajadi Finolhu (sand bank) in the morning. Leisurely Cruise to Ari Atoll in the afternoon. Night Fishing Trip (Hand Lines). Single Morning Dive or 2 Tank Dive (2 dives on 1 boat trip). Dive sites Include: Kuda Haa, Hulhangu Kandu andBaros Thila.

Day 4 (Thursday)
Cruise to Velidhu Island Resort. Visit this island, snorkel and
explore the House Reef. Relax and sunbathe on the beautiful beach. Spa and other facilities on the island can be arranged in advance.
2 dives, 1 in the morning and 1 in the afternoon, Dive sites include: Hafsa Thila, Miyaru Gaa Thila and Gangehi Pass.

Day 5 (Friday)
Early morning cruise to Meerufenfushi, a deserted island with a big lagoon and easy access from the beach for swimming and snorkelling. 2 dives, Morning and Afternoon. Dive sites include: Fish Head, Hohola Thila and Kandholhudhoo faru.

Day 6 (Saturday)
Short cruise to Dhiggiri, a picnic island. A full day will be spent on the island. Picnic Lunch and Evening BBQ with fun games will be arranged. 2 dives, Morning and Afternoon or Full Day trip. Dive sites include: Kashibo Thila, Lhamiyaru Gaa and Reethi Thila.

Day 7 (Sunday)
An early cruise back to Male. Stop at Kalhuhuraa Finolhu, sand bank for one last swim. In the afternoon, embark on a Male excursion to get a real glimpse of the capital. Morning dive at Vaagali Caves/Vellasaru Caves.
Minimum pre-flight 24 Hrs required for divers.

Day 8 (Monday)
Leisurely breakfast while enjoying the company of friends that you have made within the weeks cruise. Transfer by dhoni to airport to catch your departure flight.
Optional Excursions are arranged for guests staying the following week.

Itineraries are subjected to change depending on weather conditions.

Please note, the quoted prices do not include diving costs.

Maldives Classic Northern Cruise is available ONLY on the following departure dates:

  • 13th January 2014
  • 3rd Feb 2014
  • 7th April 2014
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Maldives Classic Northern Cruise

maldives classic northern cruise
  • Day 1Male
  • Day 2Kuda Bandos
  • Day 3Koajadi Finolhu
  • Day 4Velidhu
  • Day 5Meerufenfushi
  • Day 6Dhiggiri
  • Day 7Male
  • Day 8Male

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