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Island Facts:

Island Size: Length 0.525 km (0.326 mi) - Width 0.450 km (0.280 mi
Island Population: 1,472
Distance from International Airport: 61 km
By Boat from Male': Ferryboat takes 3 to 5 hours to reach Gaafaru Island
By Speedboat from Male': 60 – 75 minutes
By Domestic flight: Not available
 

Island Description

Gaafaru is a small, unspoiled Fishing Village. An island surrounded by a big reef and it has one of the largest lagoon.  The island is very clean, and the people are friendly and nice.

This small island has a population of 1100 and a couple of guesthouses. Gaafaru island is only island of Gaafaru atoll with excellent transport accessibility. Gaafaru is a tiny island – you can walk from one side to the other in just a few minutes

There are 5 shops on the island, where you can buy souvenirs and some food, sweets, fruit etc.

There are 4 coffee shops, where you can sit down and relax drinking coffee or black tea or have food.

Island Health Center / Hospital Detail:           Gaafaru Health Center

Accomodations to Book

Classified
MARIANA INN
MARIANA INN (✸✸)
Gaafaru
Classified
OLD TOWN INN
OLD TOWN INN (✸✸✸)
Gaafaru

Transportation to Choose

Speed Boat

Speed Boat

Speed Boat is a little fast mode of travel to the island. Equipped with L-Jackets

Speed Boat Operator:

VELAA EXPRESS: Ph 9833336

NIUMATH TRAVEL: Ph 9706665

 

Boat Ferry - low budget

Boat Ferry - low budget

For budget traveler’s cheapest way is by Ferry-Boats. Strong to sea wt L-Jackets. It is adventurous too. Within few hours boat will reach to the final destination. Boat provides sitting area. Do pack S/drinks, water bot n biscuits to add joy n energy

MTCC Ferry Boat:

Ticket Counter Male' Tel: 300 1463

MTCC Ferry Boat Mobile: 799 8821