Whale Sharks


Whale Sharks

Join wildlife conservation biologist and photographer Kaush on the ultimate conservation X photography expedition. Combining scientific research with wildlife photography, this is the perfect adventure for those with a passion for nature and the underwater world. 
DECEMBER 1st - 10th 2024
Click the link below to download the full expedition information brochure

Our destination is the island of Dhigurah, a beautiful long sandy island in the middle of the Indian Ocean.

Dhigurah is perfectly located for this expedition, in the heart of the South Ari Atoll Marine Protected Area - the home of whale sharks in the Maldives.

Expect beautiful turquoise water and white sand beaches.

As a local Maldivian island, you will get a taste of the real Maldives, immersing yourself in the local culture and customs.


Airport pickup and drop off

10 days beachfront shared accommodation*

10 days full board**

Whale shark excursions

Snorkel excursions

Manta excursion

Photography & editing workshops with Kaush

Conservation workshop

Exclusive expedition T-shirt

Pre-departure support

24 hour support on-site 

*single room surcharge
**excludes soft drinks


Local Living
Wake up mere meters away from the ocean and enjoy your morning coffee with the sea breeze in your hair.
TME Retreats is located at the heart of the island and is the perfect place to come back to for some down time after a long day on the water.
You'll be staying in shared rooms with air-conditioning, just a minute from the beach.

Your Host

Kaush is a wildlife conservation biologist (MSc) & photographer, and has been deeply passionate about wildlife from a young age. His desire to document and protect wildlife has taken him across the globe, from the arctic tundra to the depths of the Indian Ocean. As a sustainability advocate, Kaush's expeditions focus on intimate wildlife experiences which are both ethical and respectful of the environment.

    For more information or to book your place on the expedition, click the link below.