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Velidhu offers a host of excursions to choose from if you get tired with your hours of relaxation on the beach. While most of the safaris and excursions are expected about marine life, there are also that gives you an opportunity to visit local islands, do some souvenir shopping and set foot on one of the many virgin uninhabited islands in the atoll.

The full day and half-day hopping takes you on a trip that will offer you the opportunity to see a local island and a chance to go snorkelling on a virgin reef. There is the Dolphin Safari, the Manta Safari and the snorkelling safari for those who want to hold on to the marine theme.

Diving

The Maldives is one of the most sought after dive destinations and the diving at velidhu will amaze you. The resort located in north Ari Atoll is right in the middle of several famous and exciting dive sites.

There are more than thirty exciting dive sites within a half hour to an hour’s distance by boat where you can see mantas, dive with hammerheads or simply drift through the amazing coral formations viewing the marine life as you pass the nooks and crannies of the reef.

The dive centre operated by Euro divers daily dive trips to a variety of dive sites easily accessible by boat from the island. The dive centre staffed by the experienced professional instructors offer a range of dive courses from beginner to advance divers. Courses are conducted in several languages so you would have no difficulty to follow any of the courses.

Snorkelling

The best about snorkelling in Velidhu Island is that the house reef is easily accessible from the beach or the jetty. From the beach it is just twenty meters away and you are in an awesome world of vibrant marine life. It is a stunning reef with an abundance of life where you swim along with trigger fish and numerous butterfly, angel and parrotfish. While the inner side of the house reef is shallow enough to easily stand up and still see a wide selection of fish and lovely corals, if you see around the drop off from the pier you are soaring over a different world where you can see diamond rays, hawksbill turtles and even jacks and immaculate live coral formations as if you are the first to be there.

You may bring your own gear however we also have an offer range of snorkelling equipment you may rent for the duration of your holiday. The resort also organizes snorkelling excursions that will take you to reefs in the surrounding area with different formations and marine life to make it worth the trip.

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Water Sports

If you are a water sports enthusiast or if you would like to get in to it, then you are in the right place. The water sports centre is well equipped for a variety of sports; a variety of boards and sails for wind surfing, catamarans and facilities for water skiing and wake boarding are available at the centre with professional instructions in wind surfing you can be up and away on your own before you know it. If your interest is in sailing you can take one of our catamarans and take it for a sail through the endless stretch of deep blue waters spotted with the numerous reefs and islands around the resort.

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