Enjoy this full-day island hopping trip to two local islands. Accompanied by a local guide take a tour of each island and gain first hand knowledge of Maldives culture and tradition. Gain insights into the simple life led by the villagers, visit a boat building yard and learn about this fragile eco-environment. Take lunch at a local restaurant and visit souvenir shops where you may purchase local handicrafts and mementos. In-between islands we offer the opportunity to snorkel and discover the vibrant underwater world of the Maldives.
Safety has always been important to our business, this is why our guides are Emergency First Responders & Life Guard Certified.
We are pleased to offer safe travel and hygiene standards as required by the World Travel & Tourism Council and Maldives Safe Tourism Guidelines.
Private tours available upon request.
All Local Tax
Lunch at Local Cafe
Secret Paradise guide
Snorkeling Equipment/buoyancy aid
What's Not Included
Personal expenses - snacks, souvenirs
Pick Up from airport, hotels in Hulhumale, Malé or the cruise jetty at a charge of $25 two pax.
INFANT: Age: 0 - 5
CHILD: Age: 6 - 11
ADULT: Age: 12 - 99
COVID-19 vaccination required for guides
Face masks required for travellers in public areas
Guides required to regularly wash hands
Infants and small children can ride in a pram or stroller
Our guide will conduct a health screening questionnaire and check your temperature at time of meeting.
Public transportation options are available nearby
Regularly sanitised high-traffic areas
Social distancing enforced throughout experience
Temperature checks for travellers upon arrival
Things to bring: Face Mask, Dry bag, beach towel, sunscreen, water, snacks, camera.
We do provide snorkeling equipment on all our tours but please feel free to bring along your own mask and snorkel. Not only will you be assured your mask fits your face properly and is comfortable and less likely to have leakage, it will also lower any he
All our guide team are:
* Have been trained on HPA (Maldives Health Protection Agency) How to Identify & Manage Suspected cases of COVID19 for Tourist Operations.
* Emergency First Responder Certified
* Level Three International Life Guard Certified
Face masks required for guides in public areas
Gear/equipment sanitised between use
Hand sanitiser available to travellers and staff
Infants are required to sit on an adult’s lap
Paid stay-at-home policy for staff with symptoms
Regular temperature checks for staff
Safety has always been important to our business, this is why our guides are Emergency First Responders & Life Guard Certified. We are pleased to offer safe travel and hygiene standards as required by the World Travel & Tourism Council and Maldives Safe T
Suitable for all physical fitness levels
The Maldives is a Muslim country and care needs to be taken in relation to the dress code on local islands. Whilst it is acceptable for men to wear T-Shirts and shorts or swim shorts; females should avoid causing offense by maintaining a more conservative
Transportation vehicles regularly sanitised
What to wear: Swimwear, loose lightweight clothing, sunglasses, sun hat,Comfortable shoes for walking tours.
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours before the scheduled departure time.
For a full refund, you must cancel at least 24 hours before the experience’s start time.
If you cancel less than 24 hours before the experience’s start time, the amount you paid will not be refunded.
Experience may be cancelled due to Insufficient travelers
This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund.
What To Expect
Your guide who will be wearing a Secret Paradise t Shirt and holding a Secret Paradise logo board will meet with you at the designated meeting point.
Admission Ticket Free
Interesting local islands tour
We had a lovely walking day trip to two islands. I have hip problems and had to do the trip in a wheelchair with my husband pushing me. Unfortunately the weather was a bit rough and we could not snorkel or swim. But it was really enjoyable and our guide was very good.
Unfortunately we could not do the snorkeling trip because of the rough weather. The guides advised us against it. So it was a bit disappointing but a safer option. Thanks also for your very friendly service whilst we did the booking.
Exceptional tour services, amazing locations
We encountered this agency almost by chance and we used their services for 2 separate tours. All tour guides are extremely enthusiastic, friendly, competent and knowledgeable.
The tours available are very varied and all extremely exciting including pick-up from main island. The use of local resources (local ferries, local taxis, local restaurants) is a nice touch and makes you feel the real Maldivian experience.
One of the guides, Archie, made us an origami local boat (dhoni) using local leaves, extremely nice gesture that we will cherish for ever.
Another guide, UB, qualified diver and international lifeguard, gave confidence to my partner to swim and snorkel in the ocean taking her by hand despite her fears of deep water.
Even their youngest member, Anoof, during training, is extremely enthusiastic and helpful, able to give us some local hints and recommendations.
Would use their services again next time we are back.
Only recommendation: they accept only cash.
great day visiting local life and snorkeling
I did Mafushi and Gulhi . First we went to Mafushi and we walked around the island and my guide was very informative about the local life the plants the houses then we had a drink in a cafe then had local lunch then we moved to Gulhi and we had an idea about old ships building . Gulhi beach was soooooooo clean I had a chance to swim .
in our way back we stopped at a nice spot fofr snorkeling this spot was the best the water colour and the marine life was great ( first time i see turtle ) .
My guide was informative and took good care of me in snorkeling ( i am new in snorkeling )
The tour was well organised by secret paradise and it was great .
Thank you everyone
Stunning landscapes, very warm hosts!
We were welcomed by a very warm Farish, who is jovial and charming. Enjoyed the boat ride to Gulhi which has a spectacular beach. Farish was very attentive and answered all our incessant questions about local culture, food, history, marine life of Maldives. He knows his home well. It was my first time snorkelling and I couldn’t have asked for a better instructor, Farish was patient and calmed me. The blue waters of Maldives hold a lot of colourful secrets-fishes and corals. Definitely recommend this to anyone who wants a slice of Maldivian life, I learnt a lot.
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