Maldives Explorer (Island Cruise)


    December 2002

    Armando Kraenzlin
Physical Features

Vessel Size: Three decks; length 39 m (128 ft), beam 12 m (39 ft), draught 1.9 m (6.2 ft)

Total Number of Rooms: 11

  • State Rooms: 10
  • Suites: 1

Boat Builders: Image Marine, Perth, Australia

Interior Designer(s):

  • Kathryn Kng, Singapore
  • Cedric Jaccard from Avalon
  • Collective Interior Designers

Design Aesthetic:

  • Casual chic, with cool airy interiors and a luxury laid-back vibe
  • Staterooms are bright and airy, bathed in natural light from large port windows; each has a king-size bed, contemporary teak furnishings and Indian fabrics in calming tones
  • Explorer Suite has a king-size bed, day bed, indoor dining area and walk-in wardrobe; a wall of windows overlooks the suite’s private sundeck with panoramic views over the bow and ocean beyond


  • Cruises between two Four Seasons Maldivian resorts of Kuda Huraa and Landaa Giraavaru on 3, 4 and 7 day charters, plus private charters

Spa Philosophy:

  • Natural therapies inspired by Asia’s ancient healing principles

Signature Treatment: Kuda Huraa or Landaa Massage

Special Facilities:

  • Private treatment area on the upper deck, curtained for privacy yet open to the refreshing the sea air
  • Massages can also be enjoyed at one of the secluded beach locations visited during the cruise

Executive Chef: Stuart Newbigging

Local Ingredients:

  • Yellowfin, skipjack and dogtooth tuna
  • Coconut and watermelon

Dining Room and Lounges:

  • Cuisine: Regional creations from India, the Maldives, Asia, Europe and the Americas
  • Indoor Seating: 22
  • Outdoor Seating: 22
  • Designer: Kathryn Kng
  • Special Experience: Sandbank dinner with grilled fish and seafood

On-site Activities:

  • PADI 5-star Dive Centre
  • Snorkelling
  • Kayaking
  • Waterskiing
  • Wakeboarding
  • Windsurfing
  • Fun tubes
  • Island excursions
Corporate Social Responsibility

PADI Project AWARE partner

Visits to local islands such as Thulhaadhoo, where guests can buy local crafts and support the local economy

Special Features

Minimum three dives a day as part of all-inclusive itineraries

Resident marine biologist offers daily talks and insights

Underwater photography and videography services also available (fees apply)

Boat can be chartered in its entirety for exclusive dive, surf or island-hopping adventures

Juliana Ang
Senior Director of Public Relations and Communications
Tourism Court, #04-00, 1 Orchard Spring Lane