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Exclusive to the Ritz-Carlton brand, The Ritz-Carlton Maldives, Fari Islands is proud to host the first Jean-Michel Cousteau´s Ambassadors of the Environment program in the Asia-Pacific region. Guests of all ages can enrich their stay by learning more about the natural wonders both above and below water through this fun, active, inspirational outdoor education program developed over many years by Jean-Michel Cousteau, Dr. Richard Murphy, and the team at Ocean Futures Society.

With programs all over the world, all Jean-Michel Cousteau´s Ambassadors of the Environment activities are wide-ranging and focused on the ocean and coral reefs, nature ecology, sustainable living, and locally, related to the traditional Maldivian culture. 

Through the Ocean Futures Society, this partnership brings an array of exciting experiences and research opportunities, led by Cousteau-trained naturalists, to this rare geographical destination, featuring roughly a thousand islands, 99% covered by the sea and distinct tropical flora and fauna.

For more information, discover Jean-Michel Cousteau´s Ambassadors of the Environment program or visit Ritz Kids during your stay at The Ritz-Carlton Maldives, Fari Islands.

Become a true Ocean Ranger as you explore the ocean from above through our Ocean Drone X activity, while getting ready to go under water and discover coral reefs have many residents all doing important work, just like a city on land with our Cities Under the Sea Snorkel. Finally, experience our Sub Aqua X activity by piloting an underwater submarine, where you will learn and understand better how species interact underwater.

Ocean Futures activities are for ages 4 and up. 

Fill your visit to The Ritz-Carlton Maldives, Fari Islands with educational fun.

Join our Naturalists as you discover underwater solar-powered cities full of doctors, managers, waste collectors & partnerships work through our Cities Under the Sea Snorkel. Take a journey on land and in the water with our Naturalists and Dive Butler as a guide during our Marine Biologist Scuba Dive (for certified divers) or Marine Biologist Snorkel (for non-divers). Explore the resort´s surroundings during a fascinating Night Snorkel, and watch how marine life acts from above during our Ocean Drone X research flight over our reef.

Calypso Explorers activities are for ages 10 and up.  

Learn about sustainability and the life that surrounds us without getting wet.

The Terra Firma activities are ideal for those passionate about the environment, both during the day and night.

From a Sub Aqua X experience to identify corals and marine life, to a Drone Simulation Class to practice flying our research drone under the guidance of professional drone pilots, this time from above. The fun continues as you learn to “think outside of the box” and understand the value of water and energy conservation with our Eco Heroes activity. End a day full of adventures with Pictures in the Sky, a voyage into the stars and the legends that surround the multitude of constellations, satellites, planets and stars we can see here in the Maldives.

Terra Firma activities are for ages 4 and up.

*All activities can be reserved separately. 

For inquiries please email or contact your Aris Meeha during your visit.