Excursion Experiences at Sun Island


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Jump onboard one of our vessels, accompanied by our expert guides and experience an unforgettable boating excursion. Discover the beauty of a sunrise fishing trip on a traditional Maldivian Dhoni. Witness the beautiful sight of playful dolphins with the ultimate sunrise or sunset backdrop, as you savour the feeling of freedom on an open sea adventure. Take a boat out on a snorkelling excursion and swim alongside thriving marine life including manta rays and turtles or experience the thrill of a whale shark sighting as you cruise the azure waters. Visit nearby islands, meet the locals and learn about the traditional Maldivian way of life. Savour serenity and peace at the nearby sandbank, Tholufushi, your own private island to spend the day or enjoy a romantic dinner under the stars.


Whale sharks can grow up to 18 meters in length and feed on tiny plankton. They are completely harmless to humans and peacefully cruise along the stretch of outside reef. There are very few places where whale sharks can be found consistently and one of them is the southernmost reef of the atoll where Sun Island Resort & Spa is located. Immerse yourself in this once in a lifetime adventure.

Island Discovery

Have you ever wondered how the locals live in the Maldives? Begin your exciting adventure by visiting a local island and get a feel of the true Maldivian way of life. Explore the natural beauty of the island, discover picturesque spots and collect hand-crafted souvenirs. Continue the adventure by travelling to an uninhabited island nestled by turquoise lagoon waters and fringed by lush palm trees; a secluded oasis where you can snorkel to your heart's content and recharge with a splendid barbecue lunch on the white sand.

Reef Explorer

Journey on a short 30-minute boat ride to a stunning coral garden and discover the beauty of the Maldives underwater world. Get up close to various types of schooling reef fish, turtles and even sharks. Reef sharks are perfectly safe and experiencing them in their natural habitat is a truly unforgettable moment.

Follow the dolphins

Witness these beautiful mammals greet you early in the morning as they playfully glide through the lagoon waters. This excursion is one of our most popular experience to be enjoyed at sunrise or sunset. Encounter friendly Maldivian dolphins as the sun dips below the golden horizon, a truly spectacular sight.