Oceanfront Spectacle: Watching Resort Staff Feed Giant Stingrays, Baby Sharks, and Big Fish at Ozen, Maldives

Welcome to our family travel blog! In this post, we’re thrilled to share a captivating experience during our stay at Ozen in the Maldives. Join us as we recount the awe-inspiring spectacle of resort staff feeding giant stingrays, baby sharks, and enormous fish right from the shores of this tropical paradise.

Ozen, Maldives: An Island of Marvels:

The Maldives is synonymous with pristine beaches, crystal-clear waters, and vibrant marine life. Ozen, a luxurious resort in the South Malé Atoll, not only offers exquisite overwater villas but also an opportunity to witness marine life in its natural habitat.

The Daily Feeding Extravaganza:

Every afternoon, a small crowd would gather on the beach to witness the incredible feeding ritual.

  1. Giant Stingrays: Resort staff would wade into the shallows, holding buckets of fish scraps. Within moments, graceful giant stingrays, with wingspans reaching up to six feet, would glide up to the shore. We watched in amazement as these gentle giants gracefully devoured their meals.
  2. Baby Sharks: The next act in this marine ballet featured baby sharks. Blacktip reef sharks, no more than a meter long, approached with curiosity and gobbled up the fish bits. Their sleek movements were a marvel to behold.
  3. Big Fish Bonanza: Finally, the staff tossed handfuls of fish into the water, creating a frenzy as schools of colorful fish, from parrotfish to groupers, swarmed to feast.

Educational and Entertaining:

This daily ritual was not just a visual spectacle; it was also an educational experience. The resort’s marine biologist would often provide insights about the creatures, their behavior, and their importance in the ecosystem.

Creating Cherished Memories:

Watching resort staff feed giant stingrays, baby sharks, and big fish was a unique and magical experience. It allowed our family to connect with the marine world and deepen our appreciation for the incredible biodiversity of the Maldives.


Our family adventure at Ozen, Maldives, was a journey into the heart of the ocean. Witnessing the daily feeding ritual was a truly exceptional experience that enriched our understanding of the natural world. If you’re looking for a blend of marine encounters, luxury, and family bonding, Ozen is the perfect destination. We hope our story inspires you to consider this island paradise for your next family getaway. Thank you for joining us on this extraordinary journey!