fbpx

Hanifaru Manta Madness

About The Experience

Experience Hanifaru Bay – the world’s most famous manta aggregating site

This package is designed for lovers of the ocean who wish to swim with Manta Rays in unprecedented numbers as well as visit the only Biosphere Reserve currently in Maldives – Baa Atol. Though snorkelling is only permitted at Hanifaru Bay featured in Blue Planet 2, it has proven to be the ultimate pilgrimage and a once in a life-time experience for Manta lovers. In addition to Manta Rays, we will be taking you to the most spectacular dive sites around Dharavandhoo if you wish to do some diving as well.

You will get to:

 

  • Visit the world famous Hanifaru Bay to snorkel with Manta Rays – 1 entry . Additional entry chargeable
  • Dive to the best sites of Baa Atoll
  • Undertake Scuba Diving courses (additional charges applicable)
  • Explore and meet with the locals of Dharavandhoo Island

Hanifaru Bay in Baa Atoll, Maldives, is famous for being a nursery ground for grey sharks, and sting rays. However, it is best known for its concentration of the graceful reef manta rays (Manta alfredi). It is also one of the very few places in the world where whale sharks congregate to mate whalesharks

Book Your Hanifaru Bay Adventure Today

Don’t miss the opportunity to snorkel with mantas, embark on a scuba diving liveaboard journey, and experience the ultimate holiday liveaboard in the Maldives. Contact us to book your adventure in Hanifaru Bay and create memories that will last a lifetime.

What is incuded

  • service-iconCruising
  • service-iconVisit to biosphere reserve
  • service-iconFishing
  • service-iconIsland Visit
  • service-iconWellness day
  • service-iconBarbecue

Price Package Inclusions

Price Package inclusions: 

• Airport “meet-and-greet”, transfers to and from the airport before noon, on arrival and departure days only.

• 8 spaces in Ocean View Cabin and 7 spaces in Standard Cabin
• Accommodation in air-conditioned cabins with outside window, en-suite bathroom (hot water), towels and room service
• Full board meals: breakfast, lunch and dinner served as a buffet
• Unlimited water, tea & coffee
• Cruising
• Fishing and Barbecue
• Local Island Visit
• Snorkeling (Mask and snorkel)

Price Package Exclusions

  • Above rates are subject to;
    – Service charge (SC) of 10%
    – Goods & Service Tax (GST) of 16% (GST is applicable on rates + SC)
    – Green Tax (GT) of USD 6.00 per person per night
  • Additional entry to biosphere reserve
  • Entry fees for islands if any
  • Spa or water sports activities at a local island
  • Bar (alcoholic drinks, soft drinks, snacks, etc.)
  • Scuba diving courses and equipment rental

Scheduled Trip

PackageStartEndDurationSpacesYachtCost
Hanifaru Manta Madness 15/09/2024 22/09/2024 7 days 15 Adora $32179 Select Tab

Step 2 - Personal Details

Itinerary

  • Day 1: Arrival in Maldives

    Day 1: Arrival in Maldives

    • orning:
      • Arrival at Malé International Airport.
      • Meet and greet by our crew.
      • Transfer to MV Adora, the liveaboard vessel.
    • Afternoon:
      • Welcome orientation on board.
      • Settle into your cabins.
      • Introduction to the crew and safety procedures.
      • Leisure time to explore the liveaboard.
    • Evening:
      • Welcome dinner on board.
      • Overview of the upcoming itinerary.
      • Free time to relax and enjoy the amenities on MV Adora.
  • Day 2: Cruising to North Male Atoll and Snorkeling

    Day 2: Cruising to North Male Atoll and Snorkeling

    • Morning:
      • Breakfast on board.
      • Cruise to North Male Atoll.
      • Briefing on the day’s activities and safety guidelines.
    • Afternoon:
      • Snorkeling session in North Male Atoll.
      • Lunch on board.
    • Evening:
      • Sunset relaxation on the deck.
      • Dinner on board.
  • Day 3: Cruising to Baa Atoll

    Day 3: Cruising to Baa Atoll

    • Morning:
      • Breakfast on board.
      • Cruise to Baa Atoll.
      • Briefing on the day’s activities.
    • Afternoon:
      • Relax on board.
      • Optional water activities.
      • Lunch on board.
    • Evening:
      • Dinner on board.
      • Stargazing on the deck.
  • Day 4: Visit to Dharavandhoo Island

    Day 4: Visit to Dharavandhoo Island

    • Morning:
      • Breakfast on board.
      • Excursion to Dharavandhoo Island.
      • Explore local culture and lifestyle.
      • Lunch on the island.
    • Afternoon:
      • Return to MV Adora.
      • Leisure time on board.
    • Evening:
      • Dinner on board.
  • Day 5: Cruising and Snorkeling in Lhaviyani Atoll

    Day 5: Cruising and Snorkeling in Lhaviyani Atoll

    • morning:
      • Breakfast on board.
      • Cruise to Lhaviyani Atoll.
      • Briefing on the day’s snorkeling spots.
    • Afternoon:
      • Snorkeling session in Lhaviyani Atoll.
      • Lunch on board.
    • Evening:
      • Sunset fishing experience (optional).
      • Dinner on board.
  • Day 6: Cruising Back to Male Atoll

    Day 6: Cruising Back to Male Atoll

    • Morning:
      • Breakfast on board.
      • Cruise back to Male Atoll.
      • Relaxation on board.
    • Afternoon:
      • Optional activities.
      • Lunch on board.
    • Evening:
      • Farewell dinner.
      • Recap of the journey.
  • Day 7: Relax and Enjoy Water Sports in Huraa

    Day 7: Relax and Enjoy Water Sports in Huraa

    • Morning:
      • Breakfast on board.
      • Cruise to Huraa, a local island in Male Atoll.
    • Afternoon:
      • Water sports activities (jet skiing, paddleboarding, etc.).
      • Lunch on the island.
    • Evening:
      • Dinner on board.
  • Day 8: Departure

    Day 8: Departure

    Morning:

    • Breakfast on board.
    • Check-out procedures.
    • Departure by 10 am.