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Swim With Whale Sharks And Manta Rays Includes

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Swim With Whale Sharks And Manta Rays Overview

ABOUT DHIGURAH ISLAND

Dhigurah Island is located 2hrs south of Velana International Airport via speedboat, and is the last island of South Ari Atoll. Dhigurah is referred to as ‘Long Island’ by locals, as it stretches almost 3km in length and is only 250m wide. It is one of the most picturesque islands in all of Maldives. The surrounding waters of Dhigurah Island are renowned for their abundance of sea life including whale sharks, manta rays, turtles and large corals. It is the one location in Maldives where whale sharks & manta rays are sighted year round.

WHO IS THIS TRIP FOR?

Active travellers on a mid range budget who prefer to travel Maldives independently, yet enjoy the freedom of having a flexible self-guided Maldives holiday itinerary to follow. Travellers will enjoy staying in hotels on local islands during their Maldives trip. Must be confident at swimming. Enjoy snorkelling in tropical lagoons with whale sharks & manta rays.

INCLUSIONS

This 4 night / 5 day Maldives Whale Shark & Manta Package gives adventure lovers the opportunity to explore one of Maldives’ most picturesque islands, plus the opportunity to explore the underwater world of Maldives. Our Maldives Whale Sharks Package is inclusive of 4 nights accommodation at the local island of Dhigurah, return airport transfers, daily breakfast & Dinner plus 2 separate snorkelling excursions – swimming with whale sharks & manta rays.


Swim With Whale Sharks And Manta Rays Itinerary

  • Day 1 - Welcome to Maldives

    Arrive in Maldives and 2hr speedboat transfer from Airport to Dhigurah Island, where you will spend the next 3 nights / 4 days. This is the only daily speedboat transfer time to Dhigurah Island. There is an option to upgrade to a 20-minute domestic flight transfer from the Airport to Dhigurah for $89p.p. one-way. Flights depart regularly on the hour throughout the day. The 20min flight journey will be followed by a short 5minute speedboat transfer from Maamingili Airport to Dhigurah Island. Upon your arrival at Dhigurah Island, a hotel representative will greet you & assist you with your luggage. Check into your lovely room at White Sands Dhigurah and relax!

  • Day 2 - Morning whale shark snorkelling trip.

    After breakfast, you will be escorted to the spot where Whale Shark Snorkelling will be done.

    Gear up and dive into the depth holding your love's hand tight, swim alongside the enlarged habitat of colourful fishes, corals, sea plants and sea animals.

    Once you complete the activity, relax on the beach for sometime.

    Reach back at the resort for a superb candlelit dinner and enjoy the cool breeze.

  • Day 3 - Morning manta ray snorkelling excursion.

    After breakfast, you will be escorted to the spot where Manta Ray Snorkelling will be done.

    Gear up and dive into the depth holding your love's hand tight, swim alongside the enlarged habitat of colourful fishes, corals, sea plants and sea animals.

    Once you complete the activity, relax on the beach for sometime.

    Come back to the resort to enjoy a lip-smacking BBQ dinner.

  • Day 4 - Relax

    Today, post breakfast, free for the day. Enjoy at the resort.

  • Day 5 -

    After breakfast, bid adieu to the wonderful island every honeymoon couple lists out as a must see destination.

    At 6:30am Dhigurah to Airport (this is the only daily speedboat schedule that departs from Dhigurah Island) – 2hrs via speedboat transfer.

Stay

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  • Accommodation at a resort on double sharing basis

Meal

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  • Breakfast and dinner on all days

Activity

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  • Snorkelling to discover whale sharks
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  • Snorkelling to descover Manta Rays

Other Inclusions

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  • Accommodation for 4 nights at resort
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  • Breakfast and Dinner included at resort
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  • Return airport transfers
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  • Activities as mentioned on guided basis

Transport

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  • All transportation during the trip with airport transfers

Things To Carry

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  • Comfortable footwear
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  • Comfortable clothes
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  • Swimsuit
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  • Camera
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  • Sunscreen
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  • Sunglasses
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  • Water bottle

Advisory

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  • Exclusions
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  • International flights
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  • Items of a personal nature such as laundry, phone calls etc.
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  • Meals not indicated in the itinerary
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  • Aerated and alcoholic drinks
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  • Tips
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  • Airport and departure taxes
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  • Travel insurance
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  • Visas

Tour Type

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  • This is a private tour

Swim With Whale Sharks And Manta Rays: Cancellation Policy

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  • If cancellations are made 30 days before the start date of the trip, 25% of total tour cost will be charged as cancellation fees.
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  • If cancellations are made 15-30 days before the start date of the trip, 50% of total tour cost will be charged as cancellation fees.
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  • If cancellations are made within 0-15 days before the start date of the trip, 100% of total tour cost will be charged as cancellation fees.
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  • In case of unforeseen weather conditions or government restrictions, certain trips or activities may get cancelled. In such cases operator will try their best to provide an alternate feasible. However a cash refund will not be applicable for the same.
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  • Cancellations are strictly subjected to cancellation policies mentioned on the website & are irrespective of the date of booking.

Swim With Whale Sharks And Manta Rays: Refund Policy

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  • The applicable refund amount will be processed within 15 business days
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  • All applicable refunds will be done in traveller's thrillophilia wallet as Thrillcash

Swim With Whale Sharks And Manta Rays: Booking Confirmation Policy

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  • The customer receives a confirmation voucher via email within 24 hours of successful booking
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  • In case the preferred slots are unavailable, an alternate schedule of the customer’s preference will be arranged and a new confirmation voucher will be sent via email.
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  • Alternatively, the customer may choose to cancel their booking before confirmation and a full refund will be processed.

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