Explore Australia's UNESCO World Heritage-listed Daintree Rainforest
with a certified eco-guide at the Angsana Resort Great Barrier Reef. At the Banyan Tree Bintan
(situated on an island just off Singapore), take off on a nature walk
amongst 100-year-old trees and other fascinating flora and fauna, followed by a rejuvenating foot massage
. You can also plant a tree.
At the Banyan Tree Vabbinfaru in the Maldives
, which houses the first-of-its-kind Banyan Tree Maldives Marine Lab
, you'll have the opportunity for guided snorkeling and coral planting under the watchful eyes of dedicated Marine Biologists. You can also take part in a reef survey, take a manta tow ride, learn the technique of measuring and weighing endangered green sea turtles, and enjoy a special dive to the Lotus, an artificial reef. Angsana Velavaru, located in the South Nilandhe Atoll, and Angsana Ihuru
in the North Male Atoll, offer similar packages including a marine biology and ecology session, coral planting and guided snorkeling trip to house reefs, and a dolphin cruise
led by the respective Marine Lab's resident Marine Biologist. The Banyan Tree Group has launched these earth-friendly activities to celebrate Earth Day, and the "Better World" packages will be available until the end of the year.