The Arrival


Ifuru Island Maldives, the renowned premium all-inclusive resort, has recently elevated its offerings with a captivating addition to its team—an exclusive skydiving plane. The carefully chosen Cesna 208B, equipped with a rear door for seamless skydiving operations, arrived at Ifuru Island Maldives on November 3, 2023, at 16:48, following a remarkable three-day journey from the United Kingdom.

At the helm of this exhilarating venture is none other than Will Penny, a legendary world champion freestyle skydiver boasting over two decades of experience and an impressive record of more than 21,000 jumps. Leading a team of six experts, Will Penny is dedicated to ensuring guests experience a safe, scenic, and unforgettable skydiving adventure.

Ifuru Island Maldives has now positioned itself as a must-visit destination for adrenaline junkies and adventure seekers by introducing the Maldives’ sole permanent skydiving drop zone. From November 2023 to March 2024, guests will have the unique opportunity to leap from a plane and free-fall over the mesmerizing turquoise waters. The resort caters to all needs, providing state-of-the-art equipment and expert guidance to ensure both seasoned jumpers and first-timers enjoy an awesome and exhilarating experience.


To introduce Ifuru Island Maldives to the British market, the resort collaborated with iFly London, an elite indoor skydiving company. On November 3, 2023, British media journalists were treated to a sneak peek of the SkyDive plane landing at Ifuru Island via a live feed.

Rochelle Kilgariff, Ifuru Island Maldives’ Island Vibe Boss (General Manager), expressed her excitement about the recent events, stating, “Yesterday, we had the pleasure of hosting some of the elite travel media in London and watched a live feed of our skydive aircraft landing on Ifuru Island! A great introduction as we shared the adrenaline of that free-flying feeling. A great day and a great time to talk about all things magical at Ifuru Island.”

For those eager to live the dream and cross off the ultimate bucket-list adventure, Ifuru Island Maldives beckons. The resort is currently offering up to 50 percent off stays until December 23, 2023*. Don’t miss the chance to make your stay at Ifuru Island Maldives an unforgettable experience filled with excitement and adventure.

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