Short description of Atoll Explorer Maldives
Enjoy leisurely cruises and snorkelling trips around the Maldives’ beautiful atolls on board the Atoll Explorer. Guests get a flavour of luxurious 5-star resorts and unspoilt islands along the way.
Atoll Explorer’s simply furnished cabins are air-conditioned and come with an attached bathroom with shower facilities. Select rooms feature sliding glass doors that open out to private balconies.
Offering a blend of the luxurious and the traditional, guests can make use of the 5-star spa facilities at premium resorts or explore Maldivian villages during stopovers. A hot tub and snorkelling facilities are available.
Hearty international buffets are served at the Atoll Explorer’s dining area, which offers all-day dining. After-meal refreshments are available at the bar.
The Atoll Explorer is a 20-minute speedboat ride from Malé international Airport.
Atoll Explorer sails from Monday to Monday for 7 nights only. Short stays and midweek arrivals or departures are not accepted.
Cruise Itinerary One - NORTH ARI ATOLL
2011 Itinerary One Departure Dates:
4th and 18th April; 2nd, 16th and 30th May; 11th and 25th July; 8th and 22nd August; 5th and 19th September; 3rd, 17th and 31st October; 14th and 28th November; 12th and 26th December.
Day One - Monday - A 20-minute speedboat transfer from Malé International Airport to the Vessel, anchored near Kurumba Maldives Atoll.
Day 2 - Tuesday - Depart from Kurumba for Velassaru Island Resort, where guests can make use of resort facilities and head for diving excursions.
Day 3 - Wednesday - Depart from Velassaru to Kuramathi Island Resort, includes visit to Rashdhoo Fishing Village and Night Fishing Excursion.
Day 4 - Thursday - Depart from Kuramathi for Bathala Island Resort.
Day 5 - Friday - Depart from Bathala to the uninhabited Island of Meerufenfushi, followed by a Beach BBQ Dinner on Dhiggiri Island.
Day 6 - Saturday - Picnic on Dhiggiri Island’s beach.
Day 7 - Sunday - Depart for Kurumba Island Resort, includes an excursion to Malé and ‘live’ entertainment on board.
Day 8 - Monday - Departure to the Airport or another island after breakfast.
Cruise Itinerary Two - SOUTH ARI ATOLL:
2011 Itinerary Two Departure Dates:
11th and 25th April; 9th and 23rd May; 4th and 18th July; 1st, 15th and 29th August; 12th and 26th September; 10th and 24th October; 7th and 21st November; 5th and 19th December.
Day 1 - Monday – Airport transfer to the Vessel.
Day 2 - Tuesday - Depart for Maadhoo Picnic Island.
Day 3 - Wednesday - Depart for Theluveligaa Island.
Day 4 - Thursday - Depart for Rai Dhigga Island.
Day 5 - Friday - Depart for Huruelhi Island, followed by a Whale and Whark Watching Trip and BBQ Beach Dinner on Ariadhoo Island.
Day 6 - Saturday - Picnic on Ariadhoo Island.
Day 7 - Sunday – Depart for Kurumba Island Resort, includes an excursion to Malé and live entertainment on board.
Day 8 - Monday - Depart for Airport or another island after breakfast.
Please note that diving excursions are at an extra cost and should be booked in advanced.