About The Experience

Explore Hanifaru Bay – the world’s top manta gathering spot. Designed for ocean enthusiasts, this package offers unmatched manta encounters and a visit to Maldives’ only Biosphere Reserve, Baa Atoll. Snorkeling is exclusive to Hanifaru Bay, as seen in Blue Planet 2, a must for manta enthusiasts. Dive into breathtaking sites around Dharavandhoo. Book now for an unforgettable adventure, snorkeling or diving with mantas. Contact us to reserve your Hanifaru Bay experience and make lasting memories in the Maldives.

Start Your Adventure

Scheduled Trip

Price Package

Price Package Inclusions

  • Rates are quoted in US Dollars and are based on double occupancy for the entire length of stay
  • Price includes GST and Service Charge
  • Our cabins offer a breathtaking view of the outdoors and are equipped with air conditioning, en-suite bathrooms with hot water, towels, and room service.
  • Airport “meet-and-greet”, transfers to and from the airport before noon, on arrival and departure days only
  • Enjoy full board meals which include breakfast, lunch, and dinner. All meals are served as a buffet.
  • Unlimited tea & coffee
  • We offer local-style fishing and island barbecue. You’re also welcome to bring your own fishing gear.


Price Package Exclusions

  • A fuel charge of USD 6.00 will be applicable per person per night.
  • Bar (alcoholic drinks, soft drinks, snacks, etc.)
  • Green Tax (GT) of USD 6.00 will be charged per person, per night.


Other Info


  • Buffet Style (Maldivian traditional food/ Intercontinental options)
  • Vegetarian options upon request
  • If you have any allergies or specific requests, please inform us in advance.

How to get there

  • The journey starts in Male and ends in Male’. Guests are picked up on arrival on the journey start date.
  • Check out: 09:00 – 10:00 AM noon departure date
  • Check-in time is between 11:00 AM and 12:00 noon on the day of your arrival.

Practical Info

If you are interested in getting group discounts or exclusive rates for charter, kindly get in touch with us for further details.

Your Itinerary

Day 1

Arrival day; once you land in Velana International Airport, our crew will take you to the mother vessel.  An orientation snorkeling session will be done today depending on flight arrival times. You will be doing 1-2  snorkel sessions per day including one night snorkeling session (the day for the night snorkeling will be decided by the guides)


Day 2:

On the first day of you will be taken through North Male Atoll.  Stop over at Kudagiri Picnic Island for some Beach Activities

Manta Maldives

Day 3: 

Cruising through Lhaviyani Atoll one of the beautiful small atolls of Maldives and visit local island Maafilaafushi



Day 4:

Cruise to Baa Atoll and Swim with the  feeding aggregations of manta rays in Hanifaru Bay

Manta Maldives

Day 5:

Enjoy more swimming and snorkeling at Hanifaru Bay and Enjoy a beach barbecue on an uninhabited island

Day 6: 

Relax on a Beach and enjoy some beach activities in local island Maalhos.   Evening commence cruise back to Male’


Day 7:


Cruise / Snorkel & Dive (if time permits on the way back)


Adora Maldives

Day 8: Departure

Departure by 10 am.

Note:  A tour of Male’ – the Capital, can be provided if requested and based upon your flight timings