Most travellers in the Maldives are far more likely to use the services of the two charter seaplane companies, Trans Maldivian (www.tma.com.mv) which fly tourists from the seaplane port next to Male’ International Airport to resorts throughout the country. fly 18-seater DeHavilland Twin Otter seaplanes under contract to resorts throughout the Maldives.
All seaplane transfers are made during daylight hours, and offer an amazing perspective on the atolls, islands, reefs and lagoons. The cost is between US$250 and US$450 return, depending on the distance and the deal between the resorts, and it’s generally included in the package price. If there is an option of a boat transfer, or you are an FIT, the seaplane will be charged as an extra.
Charter flights for sightseeing, photography and emergency evacuation can be arranged. Call both companies for rates and availability. Note that cargo capacity on the seaplanes is limited. All passengers and baggage are weighed before loading, and some heavy items may have to wait for a later flight or be transferred by boat.
How to book a seaplane Transfer?
Seaplane Transfer which is schedule to resort is charter by resorts so on arrival the resort will be booking the seats for guest and will be charge at resort. private seaplane will be on request please book on below
The price of a seaplane transfer varies by Hotel but is usually a flat fee of $270 to $450 per person return. Most of the very high luxury resort which is far from Velanaa international Airport will be charging $900 per person for both ways.
Due to COVID 19 pandemic Transfer of seaplane is not constant due to Lock down of resorts. you need to check the Resort which is open on booking date . ( update of 7 Aug 2020)