Wednesday 20 July 2011

Traditional Dhoni Cruise in the Maldives

The Maldives - clear and translucent waters, coral reefs and white sand.

What could be better than cruising on a traditional dhoni to experience island hopping far from the crowds, learn about the local way of life and snorkel the spectacular reefs of the Indian Ocean. The dhoni, with a maximum of 8 passengers resembles a traditional Arab sailing vessel, and is handcrafted locally from coconut palm timber. They have been converted into live-aboard cruise boats with twin accommodation and a saloon area inside, plus plenty of room on deck for relaxing and watching the world go by. During the day there is ample time to swim and snorkel and every evening is spent moored off a different island - meeting the locals of small settlements or enjoying a fresh seafood barbecue on a pristine uninhabited beach.

6 days, 7 nights

Just $1,150 per person ex Male including all meals, accommodation and cruising.

Departs Tuesdays October-March. For more information or to make a booking contact World Expeditions on 1300 720 000 or at

1 comment:

  1. Hello,

    Thank you so much for sharing it. Maldivian Dhoni is a traditional boat used by fishermen and tourists in Maldives, which is a strong symbol of nationalism in a country which is mostly dominated by vast bodies of water. It can also be used to save precious and expensive gasoline resources...