1. Scuba diving: Scuba diving is open for beginners and pros alike in the Maldives. There are hundreds of dive centers and dive schools offering world-class diving courses. These dive centers will offer the services of PADI licensed instructors, who will be eager to teach you the skills of scuba diving.
2.Water sports: All the resorts and guest houses provide unlimited access to exciting water sports activities. Resort islands operate, world-class water sports centres to thrill their visitors. Some of the water sport activities that you can partake in the resorts includes; canoeing, catamaran sailing, water Skiing, fun tube, kayaking, wakeboarding, Jet Ski tours, parasailing, banana boat towing, windsurfing, snorkelling, kitesurfing and kneeboarding.
3.Seaplane photo flight: one of the most popular activities in the Maldives is a seaplane photo flight. Visitors love to embark on this journey to capture stunning images of the flawless islands from above. Seaplane operators in the Maldives organize scheduled seaplane photo flights. Moreover, there are resorts that organize seaplane photo flights jointly with the seaplane operators by chartering the seaplanes.
4.Underwater Scooter: an underwater scooter yields a unique thrill for non-divers and even non-swimmers. These scooters were invented to provide the thrills of scuba diving without cumbersome gear such as a weight belt or strapped tank. The scooter has a self-contained breathing environment that makes it natural and comfortable to breathe as it travels underwater at a depth of 5m and with a speed of about 2kph.
5.Underwater Spa: the first underwater spa in the world was created in the Maldives, in a resort in North Male’ Atoll only a 25-minute speedboat ride from Ibrahim Nasir International Airport. This features two glass-walled underwater treatment rooms with panoramic views of a coral reef and curious fish, and a soothing design inspired by the colours and textures of the sea.
6.Photo Flight: a photo flight gives a bird’s-eye view of the islands, the natural atoll formations, the sand banks, the vegetation and the translucent colours of the lagoons in contrast to the darker waters of the surrounding ocean. Comfortable seating and large windows in the planes give an opportunity to shoot good photographs.
7.Free diving: Known as “Skin diving”, it relies on the diver’s ability to hold breath underwater until resurfacing, instead of using traditional breathing apparatus such as scuba gear. It can be a competitive sport in which divers strive to attain great depths, times or distance with a single breath.