Daily Departures

Travel By Boat

Explore a Stunning Island

Explore Island Life & Mangroves on Huraa

Set sail through the Indian Ocean from Malé to Huraa. We’ll spend the day chatting to local islanders, learning about their way of life, and sampling local delicacies. After lunch, finish your eco-tour by taking a dip in the sea and relaxing on the beach.

Trip Details

Trip Details

Price

  • USD 90 per person

Departure time

  • Daily except for Friday 10:30-16:30
  • Friday only 8:30-14:30

Meeting point

  • Jetty 5 Malé (opposite Bank of Ceylon).
  • Collection from hotels in Malé/Hulhumale or cruise tender jetty available upon request, charges may apply.

Duration

6 hours


Group size

Minimum 1 – maximum 6 persons


Participation requirements

We request female guests to dress with modesty when visiting local islands including Malé


Included

  • All transfers to/from the jetty
  • Local style lunch
  • Island tour
  • Services of a Secret Paradise guide
  • Local taxes (10% service charge, 12% GST)

Not included

Personal expenditure eg souvenirs and snacks


What to bring

  • Face mask
  • Hand sanitizer
  • Refillable water bottle
  • Beach towel
  • Water-resistant, reef-friendly sunscreen
  • Insect repellent
  • Camera
  • Snacks
  • Money for personal expenditure

About your guide

One of our experienced and professionally trained Maldivian tour guides will accompany you for the duration of the activity. All our guides hold First Aid and Lifeguard qualifications and have completed COVID-19 safety awareness training.

Highlights

Learn about the culture and history of this island nation.

Explore and learn about the Maldives’ mangrove ecosystems.

Discover local life, learn how dry fish is prepared, and taste other local delicacies.

Keep your eyes peeled to spot dolphins on the return journey.

What to Expect

Boarding the speedboat in Malé, sit back and take in the beauty of the many Maldives islands that pass you by, keep your eyes open for dolphins, or sit and chat with the locals.

Arriving in Huraa, accompanied by your guide, gain insights into the simple life led by the villagers; discover the mangrove swamps and freshwater lake, and learn more about this fragile ecosystem. Discover how fish is dried and cured and taste fresh rihakaru paste, a love-it-or-hate-it delicacy!

Take lunch at a local cafe and spend some time relaxing on the beach before returning to Malé.

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A boy poses in front of the sandbank
A man snorkels alongside a sea turtle
A diver checks out sustainable coral projects