Maldives is more ocean considered to its small fraction of landmass . Fortune with hundreds of dive sites . Some of which are world class dive sites. As Maldives is such a remote place the only way to discover and dive the best is through a liveaboard tour. Where you have the possibility of visiting several atolls and dive in number of dive sites. Undoubtedly it is the best way to do a dive holiday in Maldives.
A liveaboard is a a Yatch . Where you have comfortable state of art rooms and a lounge where all the divers can relax and enjoy .Liveaboard has beautiful sundecks where you can soak in the sun all day long looking through the horizon and cruising the beautiful Maldives. It is the only way you can truly expereince the Maldives and dive the best dive sites of the country.
Liveaboads we offer are in excellent standard , and the LOB can take around 18 - 20 person . Which is a good number to the size of the boat
Liveaboards will have minimum 2 dive Masters . If more then 18 Pax the there will be 3 dive Masters onboard
Liveaboard tours do take place to some of the challenging dive sites. It is adviced that you have a minimum of 50+ dives before you join one of our liveaboard tour. If you do not have and wish to join please let us know and we can always give you the best suitable option.
There is several ittenararies which can take place in a liveaboard. It all depends on Number of days of tour.
7 Nights tour , will mostly cover 2 to 3 atolls in 7 days cruising and diving. It can Cover some of the best dive sites in Male Atoll , Ari atoll and Vaavu Atoll.
The longder duration of the tour means you can go further distance and do other routes.
Normally 5 to 6 hours of cruising is covered within a day. It can be between dive intervals and reaching to the next area for the next dive.
Tanks and weights will be provided , most divers bring their own dive equipements. If you do not have , it could be rented out from liveaboard. While you book you may advice if you wish to get rental equipments.
Yes most of our liveaboards will be able to conduct dive course for any beginner or person looking to do the next dive cert level.
Diving within the islands , on your beach holiday vacation . We provide only dive specialised island hotels
The Guest house we have in offer are , facilitated with professional diving centres affliated with Padi or SSI
Someone who would like to dive and relax on beach and stay on an island. For couples , one partner preffer to stay in a Island. You still get to do excellent diving on your stay
We choose only good area guest house to offer for our customers , making sure there is a good house reef and excellent dive sites around the area accessible from the island you choose .
Yes most of the guest house we offer will be able to certify you to become a diver or even do the next level
You can expect to dive some of the best dive sites around the area , and see sharks , manta rays , other pelagic fishes and healthy coral reefs.
You are not cruising inter atolls for other atolls diving location. You will be diving in the atolls best dive spots with boat dives. Ranging travel from 30 mins to 1hr of cruising to the dive sites. You will be able to cover the best spots within the atoll
Yes You can always rent dive equipments from the dive centre.
All travellers do get 30 days visa on arrival . Should have valid travel documents , a confirm booking voucher .
While you book advice the time of your arrival and the booking agent will advice As depending on your choice of stay .
For liveaboard mostly clients arrive on the first day before afternoon as boat will start the cruise by afternoon.
One of our airport representative will be there Welcome you and assist you accordingly. If by anychance you miss our airport representative please call the hotline in the holiday Voucher.
Maldives diving is best all year around & can be without doubt be sum up to be the best dive destination in indian ocean.
Maldives is a year round destination with a tropical climate. However there is two types of seasons ;
1. Maldivian Summer is considered from December to April . It is the most excellent months for diving in Maldives. At the begining of the season the current can be bit stronger and as the season progress by Febraury the current weakens and is at a good pace where you have excellent diving expereince. Water Temperature stays warm year round allowing you to dive with a 3mm dive suite.
2. May to November in Maldives is considered as the Monsoon period as it has more rain fall in this period. The current shift to come from South west and to the North East. The months can expereince a more rougher sea . However diving still remains great. It is popular for spotting Mantas and Whale sharks in this period . As this period gathers high plankton and attracts pelagic fishes . Mantas and Whale sharks are highlights in these months tours. Visibility can be lower then the summber as the period gathers ad drifts more planktons in these months.
Maldives Water temperature ranges between 26°C/29°Cs (79˚- 84F˚
Water visibility is considered to be excellent ranging from 15m to 40 m / 49-131ft depending on season. Monsoon season the visibility can be weaker as high density of plantons flows.
Maldives is more of ocean then the land . Amount of land is just a fraction considered to the ocean we have . You can do Maldives dive holiday in 2 styles.
1. Land Base Diving
Land Base diving holiday can be program from a resort or a guest house. Where you can dive to house reef or closer dive sites . Choosing an island or a guest house located in excellent dive area will make your diving unforgatable.
2. Liveaboard Diving
Liveaboard diving tours are mostly programed for a minimum 7 nights. It will be as a dive expedition where you will cruise between 3 atolls on a standard tour. The tour will take you to some of the best dive sites of the Maldives . Also you cruise inter atoll where you will be left with aww seing the beautiful Maldives. Unlike staying on one island. Liveaboard diving standard tour will give you 17 dives minimum.
Manik was incredibly helpful to me throughout the trip (Susan) + was attentive to everyone needs. tried to make the trip (and succeeded) a very special one. My favourtite dive Master ever. You are lucky to have him!