Maafushi Island Maldives
One of the known local island in the Maldives. Number of tourists loves to visit in Maafushi island and its is a highly recommended for a budget traveler. This island located at Kaafu Atoll, with about 3,500 Maldivian living in this Island. 1.27 kilometer x 0.265 kilometer land area , 26.2 km away from Male the capital of Maldives. A small island with a full of exciting adventures that makes your holiday unforgettable. Below is the Male to Maafushi ferry schedule table and speedboat.
2 option how to reach in Maafushi island
- Taking ferry
- Taking speedboat
Male to Maafushi ferry Schedule
Getting to the Ferry:
From Male airport. In terminal, find the jetty ferry to Male ticket booth near burger king, right-side area in departure entrance (ticket cost 10mvr $0.7). Right-side of the ticket booth, ferry are waiting there to take you to Male city for about 15 minutes sea ride. After you disembark in the ferry, outside the terminal take a taxi to Maafushi jetty for 25mvr ($2). It takes 90 minutes travel time to Maafushi island, it’s a long ride. Bring foods encase you get hungry. There’s no way to book online in jetty ferry, so much better if you go ahead of time of departure. Male to Maafushi ferry schedule
There is NO ferry from male airport to Maafushi directly.
But if want a direct sea ride to Maafushi, you can book through online for speedboat from male airport for less hustle.
Maafushi speedboat from male airport schedule
From airport, you can take speedboat to Maafushi in just 30 minutes for $25 per pax. Icom tours will be there for you. They have daily scheduled trip to Maafushi from airport or vice versa. In every ride, they only have limited sits . You need to book earlier so you can ride at the time you wanted. You can book via email or check there website for the availability for your time schedule. Check here for booking and availability.
Maafushi island map
Things to do in Maafushi Island
Diving: is one of the best thing to do in the Maldives. Maldives has a lot of best diving sites. If you don’t have experience in diving, you can enroll course/ training from PADI. Related topic:. Related topic: Best diving site in Maldives
Snorkeling: Guest houses and hotels may offer this activity, inquire to the hotel reception with a reasonable price. Snorkeling on the beautiful spots, stunning coral landscape, surely will be amaze you.
Night and day Fishing: One of the exciting activity in the Maldives. Catching different types of fishes and do a barbecue after, thats very common here. Big fish contest also can be done.
Water sports: Numbers of booth near to the beach where you can go and book an activity, they offers motorized and non-motorized water activities such as jet skiing, kayak, catamaran sailing, wind surfing, para sailing and many more.
Resort Day tours: Visiting in the Your visit in the Maldives wont be complete if you won’t go or visit in the private island / resorts. Maldives is the home of world class island resorts. Hotels and guesthouse offers a day tour to the resorts for $100 with free meal. Don’t forget to bring camera so you can capture all your moment and pose like a model as many as you can.