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With a choice of itineraries in the Maldives throughout the year, you will be assured of a personalised experience on this liveaboard, where numbers are limited to no more than 12 guests.

This popular boat departs Malé on Saturday throughout the year (changes to Sunday from 08 January 2017) offering four different itineraries ensuring the best diving experience for its guests. The one deck, wooden vessel accommodates 12 divers in six double bed (with single bunk above), air-conditioned, en-suite cabins.

The boat features a large comfortable saloon, partially shaded sundeck, diving platform, ample recharging points and wash tanks. Diving is either from the main boat or the accompanying six metre dhoni tender. Enjoy up to 17 dives (including one night dive) during a week long trip, led by two local guides.

The ‘Sharktastic’ itinerary operates Jan-Mar and concentrates on the southern atolls and the channel dive sites (Kandu) on the eastern coasts. At this time of year, the visibility is easily 40 metres and the chance of encounters with sharks and large pelagic species is extremely high. To get the best out of these trips we recommend you are advanced certified and comfortable with drift diving as the currents are strong. Expect grey reef sharks, dogtooth tuna, eagle rays, whale sharks and plenty more, just keep an eye on the blue.

The ‘Pelagic Magic’ itinerary operates Apr-Jul as she visits the iconic dive sites of the North and South Ari Atolls in search of large pelagic species during peak season. Gaze in awe at the mantas on the Lankan Finolhu cleaning station, observe reef sharks and morays as they hunt for their dinner at Maya Thila, enjoy masses of schooling fish and lush corals at Kuda Rah and encounter whale sharks at Maamagili. It’s a magical week for experienced divers.

The 'Manta Madness' itinerary operates 7 and 10 night trips at the time of a new moon when the mantas are most prolific from Jul-Nov, sailing from Malé to the northern atolls of Baa (Hanifaru Bay) and back again. Divers should be comfortable with drift diving. 

The ‘Best of Maldives’ itinerary operates Oct-Dec as she cruises the central atolls, delivering some of the best diving experiences in the Maldives, as you would expect. Underwater highlights include hammerheads at Rasdhoo, grey reef sharks, manta rays and whale sharks around the Ari atolls, traditional channel diving at Vaavu and a plethora of marine life ranging from colourful macro species to eagle rays and larger pelagic species on the Malé atolls. 

The itineraries are not fixed and divers should expect some flexibility during the trips to allow for the best possible diving experience no matter when you choose to visit. Snorkellers are welcome.

The Emperor Atoll is rebreather friendly and Nitrox is complimentary for qualified divers. It's a great option for groups of friends who can look to charter the whole boat for an exceptional Maldivian adventure.

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Key info

  • Available*: Jan-Dec: Saturday
  • Departures: View all departure dates
  • Length: 26 metres
  • Maximum guests: 12
  • Nitrox available
  • Suitable for:
    • Intermediate
  • Ideal for:
    • Groups
    • Singles

Availability

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Dive trips

This liveaboard is featured in the following itineraries:

Best of Maldives Liveaboard

The Best of Maldives itineraries are a firm favourite amongst divers of all abilities, with a choice of vessels and durations. Highlights include manta cleaning stations, whale shark encounters and mesmerising drift dives.

  • When to go: Jan-Dec
  • Duration inc. flights: 9 days
  • Price inc. flights: From £2,150 pp
  • Trip type: Liveaboard trip

Maldives Dive Safari

Explore world-class dive sites from the comfort of a liveaboard, followed by a few days relaxation in a resort on North Malé Atoll. Highlights include manta ray and whale shark encounters in the central atolls.

  • When to go: Jan-Dec
  • Duration inc. flights: 13 days
  • Price inc. flights: From £2,595 pp
  • Trip type: Liveaboard trip

Baa & Raa Atolls Liveaboard

Visit these legendary Maldivian atolls by liveaboard between August and October, when they become a playground for feeding manta rays and whale sharks, putting on a spectacular show for visitors at Hanifaru Bay.

  • When to go: Aug-Oct
  • Duration inc. flights: 9 days
  • Price inc. flights: From £2,895 pp
  • Trip type: Liveaboard trip

Southern Maldives Liveaboard

Escape the crowds to the southern Maldives for an exceptional liveaboard experience with an air of discovery and plenty of shark encounters, including grey reef, hammerhead and silky.

  • When to go: Jan-Dec
  • Duration inc. flights: 9 days
  • Price inc. flights: From £2,650 pp
  • Trip type: Liveaboard trip