Dive on Maldives Best Sites With an Excellent Value Liveaboard!

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Marine Life
Nicolas P verified review
Advanced Open Water Diver
100+ dives
11 months ago

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Excellent stay on Emperor Leo on the central islands. Top guide, great crew. A good group of divers. Great encounters underwater and on the boat. Very good food. In short, a week in paradise... can't wait for next year that I go back there for new adventures!!

Why We Love It

From the North with dozens of mantas to the remote Equatorial South famous for its big pelagics, you'll find an itinerary that suits your wishes even if you've been to the Maldives before! We love the founders' commitment to developing safe and fun liveaboard trips for the past 30 years.

Get ready to dive with plenty of sharks, observe stunning mantas, snorkel with whale sharks, and swim among countless tropical fish! We love the excellent value of these trips, and the friendly crew on board.


The team conducts regular ocean clean-ups. The company supports numerous NGOs such as Sea Save Foundation, the Turtle Foundation, Green Fins, and more.

Who Is It For?

For divers who want to dive in warm waters and see some big pelagic creatures. Contact us to find an itinerary that suits your experience level.

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Contact us and we'll tell you which itinerary is available on your preferred dates:

  • The Best of the Maldives: Rasdhoo Atoll, North & South Ari Atolls, Vaavu Atoll, North & South Male Atolls
  • Deep South & Southern Sharks: Laamu Atoll, Huvadhoo Atoll, Foammulah Island, Addu Atoll
  • Hanifaru & North: Baa Atoll, North Male Atoll, Lhaviyani Atoll
  • Pelagic Magic: North & South Ari Atolls
  • Sharktastic: South Male Atoll, Vaavu Atoll, South Ari Atoll, Meemu Atoll
  • South Central Atolls: North & South Male Atolls, Vaavu Atoll, Meemu Atoll, Thaa Atoll, Laamu Atoll
  • Northern Hi-Lights: North Male Atoll, Lhaviyani Atoll, Baa Atoll, Rasdhoo Atoll, North Ari Atoll
What's included?
  • 7 nights in a Twin or Double Cabin
  • 17 to 22 dives over the course of six days (depending on the itinerary - ask us)
  • Three meals a day, afternoon snacks, unlimited drinking water, tea, coffee, glass of wine with dinner
  • One barbecue dinner on a local island (weather-permitting), and one land visit
  • Guide, Tanks and weights
  • Separate diving dhoni
  • Nitrox
  • WiFi
  • Government taxes and bed tax
  • Transfers from and to Male airport on the first and last days
What's not included?
  • Soft drinks, juices, alcoholic beverages
  • Rental equipment, dive courses
  • WiFi
  • Crew tips
  • Any flights or any hotel stays before/after the liveaboard
Dive Briefing!

Marine Life

  • With more than 26 atolls, the Maldives offers an incredible diversity of corals and fish, with up to 2000 species spotted so far.

  • In Central atolls, you'll get to dive at manta rays cleaning stations, and snorkel with whale sharks at famous South Ari Atoll.

  • If you choose to go to the Northern atolls, you'll dive in a UNESCO Biosphere Reserve with one of the largest coral reefs diversity of the Indian Ocean.

  • If encounters with big pelagic is your thing, then consider going on a longer trip to the Southern atolls: the little Galapagos of the Indian Ocean! Thresher sharks, tiger sharks, schools of great and scalloped hammerheads, oceanic mantas, mobula rays, whale sharks and mola-mola, you can see it all!

Dive Conditions

  • Season: Central atolls and Far North: year round, with the best time being from November to May. For the South, October to April is the best time to go.
  • Currents: can be moderate to strong in a few well-known sites
  • Visibility: 15 to 40 m (50 to 131 ft)
  • Water Temperature: ranges 26° to 29°C (79° to 84°F) in North and Central atolls, and 25° to 30°C (77° to 86°F) in the South
  • Depth: shallow and deep dives

Dive Sites

  • All over Maldives, you'll dive in a fantastic topography with plenty of swim-throughs, pinnacles, caverns, overhangs, and coral gardens.

  • In Central atolls, some of the famous dive sites you'll visit are Okobe Thila in North Male Atoll, Kandooma Thila in South Male Atoll, Broken Rock, Kudarah Thila and Maaya Thila in South Ari Atoll.

  • In Northern atolls, some of the famous dive sites you'll visit are Fotteyo Kandu in Vaavu Atoll, Hanifaru Bay in Baa Atoll and Kuredu Express in Lhaviyani Atoll.

  • In Southern atolls, you'll get to dive around renown Fuvahmulah Atoll.

  • Dive sites may change according to local conditions

The Team

  • Operation created in 1992
  • Number of boats: 8
  • PADI courses - ask us
  • Languages spoken: English, Spanish, German

Safety Information

  • Equipment Recommended: a 3mm to 5mm wetsuit, depending on the time of the year
  • Insurance: both dive insurance and travel insurance are mandatory. We recommend DAN Europe that has plans to cover both - ask us for a quote
  • Nearest Hyperbaric Chamber: at Bandos Island Resort in Kaafu Atoll, Kuramathi Island Resort in Ari Atoll or Kuredu Island Resort in Lhaviyani Atoll
Visas, Flights, and More!

Visa Requirements

  • You must have a passport valid for at least six months, a pre-paid or booking accomodation proof, sufficient funds for your stay, and a return ticket.
  • Tourist visa is granted for all nationalities, on arrival, for up to thirty days.
  • Please check current visa policies that apply for your country: Maldives Immigration website

How to Get There

  • Fly to the capital city of the Maldives, Male (MLE).
  • The liveaboard team will pick you up at midday and again at 16:00 free of charge.
  • On the last day, you'll need to be at the airport by 07:30am.


  • Bring some reef-safe sunscreen, a hat, and a rash guard to protect yourself from the sun, as well as some mosquito repellent. Also, bring a pair of conservative clothes covering your legs and shoulders, in case you visit a village-island.
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