Jet ski riders ended their tour of 20 atolls of Maldives to celebrate Tourism Day on Saturday, marking the successful conclusion of Maldives Jet Ski Tour 2021.
The tour, which began with at HA. Thuraakuru with a 13-member team on September 22, was concluded at Maradhoo-Feydhoo district of Addu City.
The 13-member team included six experienced jet ski riders, three stand-ins in case any of the riders needed to be replaced, and members who followed the riders via speedboat.
Taking part in a ceremony at the Maradhoo-Feydhoo harbor to mark the completion of the tour, Addu City Mayor Ali Nizar said that Addu was honored to be included in a tour to celebrate Tourism Day.
He said that the jet ski tour was “no ordinary tour”.
“Not just in Maldives, but this marks a record in the region as well,” said Nizar, who spoke in Addu dialect.
Nizar said that the participation of Maldives’ first female boat captain in the 871-kilometer tour served to make the tour even more remarkable.
He thanked the tour’s organizers and participants.
Maldives Jet Ski Tour 2021 was organized by Maldives Water Sports Association. Safety and security at the event is managed by Maldives National Defense Force (MNDF). Ooredoo Maldives was the event’s digital partner.