Looking for a curious yet enticing travel experience during your time in the Maldives? Partake in a unique underwater exploration experience that would take you into the crystalline waters that surround the paradise archipelago – offering you glimpses of the elusive marine life that calls the waters their home!
Being an archipelago that has been formed entirely from corals, Maldives is certainly one of the most ideal destinations to discover the wonders hidden away under the oceans. There are plenty of ways to explore these unique ecosystems and among them, here is one that will come in handy especially if you do not want yourself getting wet!
What are these vessels?
Known as whale submarines, there are vessels in the Maldives that have been purpose-built for exploring the elusive and exquisite marine creatures that live in the waters that surround these islands. These vessels gradually submerge underwater and they let you have a detailed view of the marine creatures in their natural habitat. These submarines have windows made of thick glass which offers you a clear view of the coral formations and the creatures as the vessel slowly travels past them.
What can you see
The waters surrounding the Maldives is home to an impressive array of marine life which consists of over 2000 species of fish, all three types of corals and other marine creatures such as the manta rays, sea turtles, and a vibrant variety of crustaceans and soft bodies creatures. You could witness all on these organisms up-close when you are in the vessel.
How could you partake in this experience?
Tourists could participate in this experience by reaching out to a local tour operator – if you are wondering how you could do so, Reach out to the front desk of any of the Maldives five star resorts you are stationed at such as Anantara Dhigu Maldives Resort, and a representative would help you get in touch with a local tour operator.