5 Thrilling Water Activities to Enjoy in Maldives

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Positioned in the north-central Indian Ocean, Maldives is home to approximately 1200 small coral islands and sandbanks. While boasting captivating blue seas, exotic islands, shiny-sandy beaches, and colourful reefs, the destination welcomes millions of vacationers every year. Dotted with luxurious water villas and soulful locations, Maldives is one destination that allows one to experience heaven on earth. And, locations like Malé Atoll, Sun Island, Banana Reef, Fihalhohi Island, Emboodhu Finolhu Island speak volumes of their opulence. 

Furthermore, this breathtaking beach destination offers numerous opportunities for water adventures that swimmers and non-swimmers can enjoy. The entire destination offers allows one to partake in thrilling activities like wakeboarding, snorkelling, scuba diving, kite surfing, jet skiing, parasailing, catamaran sailing, underwater walking, and more. Here’s a list of some of the most exciting water activities that you can enjoy in Maldives and make the most of your Maldives honeymoon package.

1. Snorkeling: A perfect water activity for non-swimmers, snorkelling lets you witness the alluring marine world. There are numerous private island resorts where you can try out this adventurous activity. Some accommodations that one can consider include Anantara Kihavah Maldives Villas, Dusit Thani Maldives, Hurawalhi Island Resort, and Angsana Ihuru. To make the most of snorkelling, you must select a place where there are lesser big waves and strong current. Moreover, ensure that the spot has adequate clear water so that you can see the underwater life more vividly. 

Approximate cost: ₹8,439
Best time: July to September

2. Scuba Diving: One of the best activities to add to your Maldives tour packages, Scuba diving allows you to reach the deep spots of the sea. For advanced diving, there are several courses offered at PADI certified dive centres. To find the best dive sites, you must head to Fuvahmulah Atoll, Male Atoll, Vaavu Atoll, and Ari Atoll. Furthermore, some resorts also specialise in diving programs where kinds of dives like night dives, wreck dives, and deep dives are available. 

Approximate cost: ₹3,000
Best time: January to April

3. Wakeboarding: Wakeboarding is a thrilling water sport that originates from surfing, snowboarding, and skiing. During the activity, the rider is fastened to a board that is towed by a motorboat. If you are seeking the ultimate adrenaline rush, you must add wakeboarding to your Maldives tour. Some lavish resorts like Niyama Private Islands Maldives, W Maldives, Kurumba Maldives make arrangements and provide equipment for wakeboarding as well as other water activities.

Approximate cost: ₹6,404
Best time: April to October

4. Jet Skiing: One of the best water sports for non-swimmers, jet skiing is a high-speed adventure. The activity makes a perfect choice especially for couples as each jet ski can hold up to 2 people. You can rent a jet ski boat and explore the nearby islands and view stunning white sandy beaches. Moreover, if you are a beginner, you can take the help of an instructor. It is advisable to pick a resort that follows proper guidelines while ensuring that the activity takes place far from snorkelers and divers.

Approximate cost: ₹5274
Best time: April to October

5. Banana Boating: If you are travelling in a group, banana boating is a must-try activity to incorporate into your Maldives package. This thrilling activity involves riding on an inflatable banana-shaped boat that is shaped like a banana. The boat is further attached to a speedboat that pulls it and lets you experience the gigantic waves and high speed. This kid-friendly activity welcomes kids who are 5 or above. 

Approximate cost: ₹5027 
Best time: April to October

Maldives is one of the most sought-after beach destinations that allow you to witness nature at its best and islands like Thulusdhoo, Hulhumale, Fulhadhoo, Ukulhas, etc. take you to a different world altogether. Whether you are on a honeymoon or a family vacation, the destination has a lot to offer. So, indulge in these thrilling water activities while making them a part of your Maldives honeymoon packages offered by TravelTriangle. Gear for an adventurous vacay.