Thulusdhoo Island


With the abundance of clear waters and white sandy beaches, there is a wide selection of recreational excursions and activities in Thulusdhoo, both underwater and above water. You can enjoy a picnic or an afternoon of sunbathing with a trip to the sandbank, explore nearby islands and observe local culture or delight yourselves with a dolphin cruise across the crystal clear waters of the ocean. Don’t miss out on any of these during your scuba diving vacation to the Maldives!

Speed Boat rout for Thulusdhoo island

Getting to Thulusdhoo Island

Arrival to the Maldives-
All the international flights arrive at Male’s Hulhule airport(MLE), which is on an island of its own. Many holidaymakers arrive on chartered flights, but there are other scheduled services with Emirates, Qatar, Air Sri Lanka and Air India.
How to get to the Thulusdhoo island of Maldives?
There are many ways for you to get here. You can hire a private speedboat or you can take a speed boat ride from the Airport to Island; which take 30 mins only or if you are looking for a more local experience, the ferry, which is available every weekday, will take you to the island within an hour and a half.

Affordable, the Thulusdoo ferry, Tharika Ferry will get you from the island capital Male to Thulusdoo island in 85 minutes for just $3 USD. A small additional fee applies for large baggage otherwise this is top value. Kept meticulously clean by the staff, the ferry is non-smoking and generally very comfortable.

The express trip departs Male at 3:30pm sharp Saturday, Sunday, Monday, Wednesday and Thursday. On Fridays the ferry departs Male at 10:30pm. Tuesdays there is a ferry that stops at several islands including ours, that departs Male at 2:30pm, departing from the ‘Villigili’ ferry terminal. Ferry times can change at short notice due to Public holidays or very bad weather. We recommend our guests traveling by ferry to contact us at Sea Retreats so we can ensure they have the most up to date ferry information.

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Fast and efficient, these high-powered boats can deliver you from the airport to Thulusdoo in just 30 minutes. “Speedboat ferries” now operate several times per day to our island at a set schedule. If you contact us we can arrange speed boat for you. The cost is $30 USD per person per one way.

Speed boats operates on daily basis. Speed boat will directly pick you up from the Airport island and deliver you to Thulusdhoo.

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Upon prior request, we can arrange a private boat for you. It can be arranged as per your time. You decide the time from or to the Airport. Private boat will cost you $200 USD  (per charter trip (accommodates 8 pax)).

Enjoy the scenic view without having to worry about the ferry timings.

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Things To Do in Thulusdhoo

Thulusdhoo offers a wide range of activities that you can try on during your stay



Be a navigator of your own journey and experience the joy of kayaking in the Maldives. Paddle along the open sea with a partner or by yourself and enjoy the scenic views of island and take breathtaking pictures!

Sandbank Trip

Have you seen beautiful pictures of the Maldives with white sand and serene turquoise waters? then join us for a trip to sandbank and complete your wish.

Dedicated Reef Snorkeling

Maldives is blessed with enchanting marine life. If you are hesitant for scuba diving, then you can give snorkeling a try and explore the magical marine life at its best.

Island Hopping in Maldives

An ‘island-hopping’ excursion would take you to another resort, an uninhabited island and an inhabited island all in a day-tour. If you love exploring new places then island hopping is for you. Embrace the beauty of other islands & resorts.

Scuba Diving

Maldives has worlds most diverse marine life. You can’t miss out on an scuba diving adventure when in the Maldives. There are many dive sites that you can explore with our diving center


Thulusdhoo island is adored with things to do and one of those is surfing. There are two world class surf spots near Thulusdhoo Chickens & Cokes. Perfect place for beginner to a pro surfer.

Fishing Trips

Love fishing? then you’d love to be here even more. Get some tips from locals while on the fishing trip, learn a few more tricks.

Sunset Dolphin Cruise

A holiday on an exotic beach destination such as Maldives is incomplete with a dolphin watch trip. It is an amazing experience that you can’t miss out on. Get in touch with our front desk for the trip.