DAY 01, 10th February 2024
The 8-hectare reclaimed island in Kaafu Atoll, developed as a gateway for the inhabitants residing in the greater Male' area or the county's capital, is a picnic island. Both locals and visitors can take advantage of the amenities on offer at this recreational island, including BBQ, watersports, dining, renting day use rooms, and many more. Visitors should be advised that single-use plastic is prohibited in Kudagiri, thus they can only bring reusable bags and refillable water bottles. The lagoon's exquisite clarity is perfect for swimming, snorkeling, and other aquatic activities. Additionally, Kudagiri is an accessible picnic island with ramps, wheelchair-accessible shelters, toilets, and ring roads for traveller with disabilities. Additionally, admission and transportation are free for those with disabilities. You can book a ferry from Male’ or Hulhumale to Kudagiri and pay the entrance charge and if you're taking your own transfer you are required to register and pay the entrance charge to explore and enjoy the island. Locals do not have to pay for entrance during the weekends or public holidays, but it is obligatory for tourists and people with work permits to do so. The user-friendly website provides access to all information on Kudagiri Picnic Island.