Cruise around the islands and atolls of the Maldives aboard the Four Seasons ‘Explorer’, accompanied by our expert marine biologists. And then watch our ‘Amazing Underwater World’ videos in HD, compiled from the very best clips from the past 18 months.
Watch the excellent short film, made for the 2012 COP18 in Doha, that showcases Reefscapers work with Four Seasons.
November saw the release of the first 14 turtles from Kuda Huraa’s rearing program, including 4 with satellite tags.
Enjoy the photos and our short video of this unique event.
We’re delighted to announce Oliver’s safe return to the ocean following a two-month stay in Landaa Giraavaru’s Turtle Rehabilitation Centre.
Check out the latest photos and watch our new video of his release !
From June to October, the Four Seasons Resorts Maldives at Landaa Giraavaru and Kuda Huraa offer you the exciting opportunity to snorkel with gentle giants that include dolphins, manta rays and whale sharks.
Catch up with our turtle rehabilitation news from January & April 2012, by watching these videos featuring Clover, Joker and Weera.
January 2012 – The multimedia production company BasementVision are shortly to commence filming at Four Seasons Kuda Huraa.
“Rainforests of the Ocean” is a documentary film, which celebrates the conservation efforts of a nation under attack from the world. These low laying islands are bearing the brunt of the rising sea levels we all hear about, but what is happening to the humans that call this place home?
January 2012 – Local Maldivian film-maker Aminath Najeeb has won an international film award for her documentary entitled ‘No Coral, No Maldives’. The film, which was completed in 2011 in conjunction with local TV channel MNBC1, describes some of the environmental challenges that face the Maldives. See the complete short documentary film here.
2011 – On 26 June, the Landaa Giraavaru dive team found an injured female Olive Ridley turtle entangled in a fishing net close by Hanifaru bay. They rescued it and brought it back to the marine biologists here at the MDC. This new patient had already lost one front flipper and the other one was deeply lacerated. Watch our video of Juno – a recap of the story, ending with her release back into the ocean.
2011 – Diving Maldives – a selection of videos by Christian Loader – featuring whale sharks, manta rays, turtles, barracuda, superb coral reefs and more …
On 8 November 2011, around 300 false killer whales were spotted, cruising with bottlenose dolphins a few hundred meters south of Landaa Giraavaru. It was a fantastic sight, and quite a rare one too – enjoy the video clip we made.
September 2011 – 127 Green Turtle hatchlings emerged from the sand of Landaa Giraavaru island. Watch this video to see what happened next …
9 October 2010 – Four Seasons Resort Maldives at Landaa Giraavaru was honoured to welcome the President of the Maldives, Mohamed Nasheed, on October 9, 2010, to inaugurate the Resort’s pioneering Marine Discovery Centre (MDC).
The MDC showcases the Resort’s different environmental projects, including coral reef propagation, manta ray conservation, and fish culture, and is run in partnership with Maldivian environmental consultancy, Seamarc Pvt Ltd.