Travelling in a seaplane is an experience in itself. This powered fixed wing aircraft on floats presents you with the luxury of landing and taking-off from the sea. The large and untainted windowpanes of this distinct aircraft allow tremendous opportunities for photography while on board. These planes fly tourists from the seaplane port next to Malé International Airport to varied resorts. Witness the breathtaking setting of Maldives while you fly over the shallow lagoons, tourist resorts and uninhabited islands.
Flight Duration: 35 minutes from Sea Plane Terminal at Malé Airport to Dusit Thani Maldives
||US$ 520 per person round trip transfers (Malé -Resort- Malé)
||40% off this price for children up to 11 years old
||Prices are inclusive of taxes.
Sink into a cosy journey on board flights of Trans Maldivian Airways to Dharavandhoo Domestic Airport in Baa Atoll. You will be greeted by our team of representatives at the domestic airport and swiftly escorted to the speedboat transfer jetty. A 10-minute speedboat journey over the turquoise waters of Indian Ocean will have you at the resort in no time.
20 minutes from Domestic Terminal at Malé Airport to Dharavandhoo Domestic Airport, followed by 10-minute speedboat journey to Dusit Thani Maldives.
||US$ 390 per person round trip transfers (Malé -Resort- Malé)
||50% off this price for children up to 11 years old
||Prices are inclusive of taxes.
How to reserve a flight transfer:
The resort reserves the Seaplane/Domestic Flight transfers on behalf of the guests. The guest is charged at the time of check out from the resort.
Please let us know of your flight transfer preference at the time of making a reservation via dusit.com or through our Reservations Team at [email protected]
Hours of Operation & Flight Schedules:
Seaplanes operate during daylight hours from 06:30 to 16:00 hrs. while domestic flights operate between 06:30 and 23:30 hrs. However, the frequency and timings of both seaplane and domestic flights depends on the load factor of passengers, weather conditions and international flight arrivals on a given day.
Guests are booked on the preferred mode of flight transfer considering their comfort and the arrival/departure time of their international flight.
Flight schedules are prepared by external seaplane and domestic flight companies and shared with the resort a day prior to guest arrivals or departures. Time reconfirmations by the guests are to be made directly with the resort.
25 kg per person including hand luggage. Any excess luggage is chargeable at extra cost. Maximum check-in baggage allowance is 20 kg per passenger. One hand luggage is permitted but should not exceed 20"x 12"x7" in size or 5 kg in weight.
Upon arrival at Ibrahim Nasir International Airport, Malé:
Resort airport representative will welcome guests upon arrival outside of the terminal building holding a Dusit Thani sign and will assist them with transfers to the resort. Dusit Thani Maldives operates an exclusive sea plane terminal lounge for its guests offering complimentary refreshments, tea, coffee and light snacks. Guests flying by Domestic Flights are escorted to the Domestic Terminal airport's lounge.
Dusit Thani Maldives provides seaplane/domestic flight transfers for all guests arriving and departing with international flights from/to Malé International Airport through third party flight transfer companies. Each guest having agreed to the use of this seaplane/domestic flight transfer agrees to personally assume all risks and accordingly releases and holds harmless Dusit Thani Maldives, its parent, subsidiary and affiliate companies as well as its officers, directors, agents and employees from all liability and responsibility arising thereof. Please note that while the resort assists in making arrangements for reservations for both seaplane transfers with Trans Maldivian Airlines or flights to the domestic airport Dharavandoo, the resort has no control on scheduling and departure timings occasionally affected by weather conditions, international flight connections and aviation regulations.