Ocean Discovery

Featured on several top 10 lists of best house reefs in the Maldives, Vilamendhoo offers a wholesome expedition into the trove of underwater treasures that the South Ari Atoll holds. After exploring the house reef on both sides of the island, it’s time to take your adventure to the next level with the Ocean Discovery Excursion, a must for all snorkelling enthusiasts!

Spend a full day out at sea hopping in and out of the ocean, searching for the hidden gems that the atoll is famous for, including majestic whale sharks, manta rays, precious sea turtles, reef sharks, and much more!

Our skilled and professional boat captain will take you to the two of the most iconic snorkelling spots in the Maldives; Manta Point and Whale Shark Point. Then, to top off your snorkelling experience, we’ll also visit some of the fantastic reefs in this area to see as many different sea creatures as possible. A delightful lunch is provided on board in between your adventure.

This fun and energised excursion is for experienced snorkellers and swimmers only. Equipment is available for rent from our Euro-Divers Dive Centre and purchase from our Gift Shop.

The Ocean Discovery Excursion is scheduled every Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday from 09:00 – 17:00.

Grab your friends, partner or family and come prepared for a day filled with adventure for only AIP US$290 / FB US$299 per couple or AIP US$150 / FB US$160 per person with a minimum of 6 persons required and a maximum of 10 persons per trip.

Minimum age is 12; a parent must accompany all children under the age of 16.



The following five excursions will not be available from March 14, 2020 until further notice. Please reach out to the excursion team for alternative excursions or contact receptions by dialing 0 for assistance.

1.       Ocean Discovery
2.       Vila Snorkeling
3.       Family Adventure
4.       Whale Shark
5.       Manta & Turtles

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