Huraa, Maldives

Discover Huraa the Local Way

Half Day | Walking tours and Getting to Know Locals

A trip to the island of Huraa by public ferry offers firsthand information about local island life. Accompanied by your guide gain insights into the simple life led by the villagers; discover the mangrove swamps and freshwater lake and learn more about this fragile eco-system. Sample Hedikaa, traditional savory and sweet bites. Finish the day lying on the roof of the ferry stargazing on your journey back to Male.

Right for You?

Duration

Half Day

Travel Style

Cultural Immersion and Off the Beaten Path

Languages

English

Physical Activity

Moderate activity

Location

Small Towns/Villages and Island

Connect

Wifi: None
Cell: Available

Secret Paradise Maldives

Local/Foreign Owned Tour Operator
Starts at:

$30/person

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Speaks: English

Highlights

  • Ride the public ferry to the local island of Huraa
  • Experience daily life alongside your local guide
  • Try traditional Hedikaa (tea and snacks) in a cafe
  • Watch the stars from the deck of the ferry on your return

Details

Schedule

Thursdays and Saturdays. 2:30pm to 8:30pm

Availability

Flexible Departure Date
All year

What's Included

Activities

Walking tours and Getting to Know Locals
You'll also stop in a local cafe for traditional Hedikaa, tea and snacks. Your ride on public ferry to/from Huraa is included.

Guide

Bilingual guide

Transport

Boat

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Secret Paradise Maldives

Local/Foreign Owned Tour Operator

From conservation reef dives to multi-day island hopping tours, Secret Paradise experiences combine adventure with cultural and sustainable travel. The basis of all their tours has always been to allow guests to learn about the Maldives, its culture, beliefs, and traditions through the eyes of a local. You'll experience daily life by travelling by public ferry, staying on a locally inhabited island where the local community benefit directly, sharing breakfast with a family in their home, exchanging stories of daily life or relaxing with a coffee in a local café with their local host.

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Getting There

Meet your guide in the reception of your hotel in Male/Hulhumale and take the public ferry together to Huraa