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Liveaboards

Liveaboard diving offers you the chance to fully emerse yourself in your diving holiday. We have picked our selection of the best liveaboards around the world.

Gone are the days when liveaboards were cramped and without comfort. Our selection of boats have every comfort with twin and double bedded cabins, showers, even ensuite bathrooms on some boats. Spacious desks, dining and comfortable seating areas offer room to relax and discuss the days diving. Some boats have state of the art DVD and video playback.

Best of all of your diving equipment is neatly stored with compressors and nitrox on board. No moving of equipment around – it’s all to hand.

See below for a quick guide to our liveaboard programme. Why not call us to find out more about the different Liveaboard itineraries available.

Why Book with Sportif? As a fully bonded ATOL licence holder you can be reassured that all elements of your holiday are fully secured and your money safe...

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Call 01273 944919 to discuss your next holiday and speak to one of our specialists.


Australia, Far East & Australia - Mike Ball Australia Liveaboard

Mike Ball Australia Liveaboard This 30m luxury catamaran explores the 450 mile Coral Sea includes some of the best dive sites on Australia’s Great Barrier Reef . Visit Challenger Bay, Cod Hole, exciting shark action in the Coral Sea, Ribbon Reef sites and many more.

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Bahamas, Caribbean - Bahamas Aggressor Liveaboard

Bahamas Aggressor Liveaboard This luxury Bahamas Aggressor Caribbean Liveaboard is an intimate 14-passenger 100ft monohull yacht with 5 deluxe cabins with double and single bunks and a quad cabin. Explore the dramatic walls, lush coral reefs and exciting animal encounters of the Exuma Cays Land and Sea Park. This protected area is one of the world’s most successful marine parks with more than 350 small islands and cays.

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Belize, Latin America - Belize Aggressor III

Belize Aggressor III This luxury Belize Liveaboard is a 120ft aluminium yacht build and powered with the best standards in mind. Nine deluxe cabins – doubles and singles with private facilities. Hot tub, sun deck and entertainment onboard. Explore the Atolls of Belize

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Belize, Latin America - Belize Sun Dancer II Liveboard

Belize Sun Dancer II Liveboard Visit the mystical Blue Hole on the 185 mile long, 2nd largest reef in the world. A wall divers paradise with beautiful coral formations dolphin, tarpon, sharks, rays and macro life. Enjoy in comfort aboard this 138ft Aluminium yacht with 10 deluxe cabins with private facilities and AC. Belize City and Mayan ruin excursion available.

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Cayman Islands, Caribbean - Cayman Liveaboard Aggressor IV

Cayman Liveaboard Aggressor IV This luxury Cayman Islands Caribbean Liveaboard from Aggressor provides access to excellent visibility and calm, crystal clear warm water has made the Cayman Islands a scuba diving favourite for decades. Every week, Cayman Aggressor IV divers explore the walls and ship wrecks of Grand Cayman with side excursions to Little Cayman and Cayman Brac in the right conditions.

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Cocos Island (Costa Rica), Latin America - Cocos Island Aggressor

Cocos Island Aggressor This 110ft Luxury liveaboard escorts 22 divers in comfort, offering access to the lush, green uninhabited island resting 300 miles off Costa Rica’s Pacific coast. Rocky pinnacles surrounding the island are beacons for big animals and big action: Schooling hammerheads, countless white-tip sharks, mantas, tuna and even whale sharks are seen in season plus a huge variety of coral, crustaceans, mollusks & fish in this World Heritage site.

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Fiji, Micronesia & Pacific - Fiji Aggressor Liveaboard

Fiji Aggressor Liveaboard Luxury Pacific Liveaboard diving in Fiji where you can explore the reefs, bommies and walls of Nigali Pass, Wakaya, Koro and Namenalala Islands. Known as the soft coral capital, the brilliant colors on display will dazzle even the most experienced divers and photographers. Drift dives with eagle rays, mantas, turtles, sharks and giant groupers are also on the itinerary.

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Galapagos Islands, Latin America - Galapagos Aggressor Liveaboard

Galapagos Aggressor Liveaboard Dive the Galapagos aboard a luxury liveaboard offers much including a wide range of animal and marine inhabitants. Thrilling shark dives at remote Wolf and Darwin Islands. Beginner divers may find Galapagos diving a little too challenging and no night diving is offered. For those who love challenging diving this is the place.

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Hawaii, Micronesia & Pacific - Kona Aggressor II

Kona Aggressor II Aboard the luxury Hawaii Aggressor Liveaboard you can see the Big Islands volcanic underwater topography. A divers wonderland with lava tubes, bommies, arches and huge craters like “Au Au Crater,” create a spectacular backdrop for Hawaii’s many indigenous species of buttlerfly fish

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Komodo, Indonesia, Far East & Australia - Komodo Indo Aggressor Liveaboard

Komodo Indo Aggressor Liveaboard The Komodo Indo luxury live aboard offers 8 double or twin cabins for up to 16 passengers with ensuite private bathrooms, individual AC. A 98’ finely crafted twin-masted wooden sailing yacht built in the Pinisi style it offers comfortable cruising.

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Maldives, Indian Ocean - Maldives Liveaboard MYStingray

Maldives Liveaboard MYStingray An outstanding Maldives Liveaboard to discover the most stunning atolls of the Maldives. A planned route is recommended by the captain and dive guide allowing for the exploration of the best sites to suit the season and conditions.

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Maldives, Indian Ocean - Maldives Luxury Liveaboard

Maldives Luxury Liveaboard The luxury Maldives liveaboard, Dream Catcher II offers a stylish and modern interior, comfortable accommodation coupled with outstanding diving, excellent food and diving services. Cabins are spacious designed with elegant teak interiors accommodating up to 17 people.

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Palau, Micronesia & Pacific - Palau Aggressor II

Palau Aggressor II Palaus mushroom-shaped rock islands offer a variety of exciting dives: WWII wrecks, shark-infested channels, blue holes, a freshwater lake with stingless jellyfish and even a few caves. There are also sheer walls covered in lush soft corals and huge anemones. Beginner divers may find Palaus strong currents challenging.

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Red Sea Liveaboards, Red Sea & Middle East - Classic Cruise (7 nights)

Classic Cruise (7 nights) Red Sea Liveaboard Classic Cruise itinerary starting from Hurghada and heading north with Abu Nuhas, Giftun Island, Straits of Gubal, SS Thistlegorm, Ras Mohamed on the itinerary. Minimum 21 years + and PADI Open Water although would most benefit those qualified to dive to 30m.

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Red Sea Liveaboards, Red Sea & Middle East - Reefs and Wrecks Cruise

Reefs and Wrecks Cruise For your liveaboard diving holiday to the Red Sea & Egypt, the Reefs and Wrecks Cruise is the perfect combination of diving sights. You will get to experience the best of both worlds, visiting famous wrecks in the northern Red Sea along with some stunning reef diving.

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Red Sea Liveaboards, Red Sea & Middle East - Simply the Best (7 nights)

Simply the Best (7 nights) Liveaboard itinerary to Dive the Best Top 3 sites from Marsa Alam in the Southern Red sea: Big and Little Brothers, Daedalus Reef and Elphinstone. The Brother Islands are the pinnacles of two undersea mountains rising from the depths of the abyss and are located about 60 miles offshore.

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Red Sea Liveaboards, Red Sea & Middle East - South & St. Johns (7 nights)

South & St. Johns (7 nights) If you wish to joint a Red Sea Liveaboard to dive the southern most reefs, these cruises departing from Marsa Ghalib to the vast reef system of Fury Shoals and St Johns, are ideal.

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Red Sea Liveaboards, Red Sea & Middle East - Red Sea Mini Cruise

Red Sea Mini Cruise A mini Red Sea Liveaboard is the perfect way to sample a liveaboard. Embard from Sharm El Sheik and spend 3 nights on board with up to 10 dives. Couple with a hotel stay in Sharm you can try out liveaboad diving without commiting to a whole week.

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Red Sea Liveaboards, Red Sea & Middle East - Red Sea MV Asmaa

Red Sea MV Asmaa The Red Sea liveaboard MY Asmaa is a Silver Class liveaboard cruising the southern diving reef systems of Fury Shoals and St Johns from Hamata.

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Red Sea Liveaboards, Red Sea & Middle East - Red Sea MV Elite

Red Sea MV Elite The Red Sea MV Elite is a luxury Red Sea Liveabord sailing from Hurghada and Marsa Ghilib Port. The liveaboard consists of several tour options, including Simply the Best and South & St Johns.

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Red Sea Liveaboards, Red Sea & Middle East - Red Sea MV Superior

Red Sea MV Superior MY Superior is a Red Sea Liveaboard operating from Marsa Alam which can comfortably accommodate 24 people. This Gold Class liveaboard offers various different reefs & wreck itineraries, including Reef & Wrecks, Simply the Best and South & St Johns.

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Red Sea Liveaboards, Red Sea & Middle East - Red Sea Luxury Aggressor

Red Sea Luxury Aggressor New for 2014, luxury Red Sea liveaboard from Aggressor with choice of two itineraries to Brothers/Daeldalus/Elphinstone or Southern Sites. A luxury 120ft liveaboard with 10 en-suite AC cabins for 20 with 5 dives per day. free beer and wine and high standard of service you expect from Aggressor.

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Red Sea Liveaboards, Red Sea & Middle East - Sudan Liveaboard MY Andromeda

Sudan Liveaboard MY Andromeda Sudan Luxury Liveaboard in the Southern Red Sea, MY Andromeda is a spacious liveaboard touring the untouched dive sites in Sudan. At 130 ft in length this boat offers the highest standards in comfort and service.

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Sudan, Red Sea & Middle East - Sudan Liveaboard MY Cassiopeia

Sudan Liveaboard MY Cassiopeia A luxury 130ft steel yacht with 13 en-suite double cabins with twin and queen beds. Air-conditioned, spacious salon, Arabian cafe & sun deck. Dive sites include Shaab Rumi, Umbria wreck, Angarosh, Sanganeb and Shaab Saudi. A fast, powerful boat with stablisers to get you to the pristine sites in comfort.

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Sipadan, Far East & Australia - Sipadan Liveaboard Celebes Exp

Sipadan Liveaboard Celebes Exp A monohull 29m/99ft liveaboard offering 8 double and twin air-conditioned ensuite cabins with a maximum of 16 divers onboard. Explore the legendary diving location of Sipadan which conjurs images of patrolling hammerhead sharks, abundant, technicoloured fish and dozens of sea turtles. Visit nearby Mabul, Kapala and Siamil islands and famous barracuda point with 1000s of barracuda, schools of bumphead and flashing silver jackfish.

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Thailand, Far East & Australia - Thailand Aggressor Liveaboard

Thailand Aggressor Liveaboard Depart from Phuket Island off the the South West coast of Thailand, the 'Pearl of the Andaman Sea'. Year round tropical warm waters are home to famous dive sites such as the Similan Islands, Phi Phi Islands, Richelieu Rock where the sites teem with large schools of tropical fish, mantas and on occasions whale shark. 9 Staterooms accommodate up to 18 passengers.

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Truk Lagoon, Micronesia & Pacific - Truk Lagoon Liveaboard

Truk Lagoon Liveaboard 170ft liveaboard permanently moored in Truk Lagoon. 10 double occupancy cabins for up to 20 guests. Up to 5 ribs transfer small dive groups to different dive sites each day with 30+ wreck dives in a week and up to 5 dives a day. Sheltered sites with minimal current. On board Oxygen, Tri-mix and Nitrox.

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Turks & Caicos, Caribbean - Turks & Caicos Aggressor II

Turks & Caicos Aggressor II Dive the Turks & Caicos Islands aboard a luxury liveaboard and dive walls that plunge into the deep blue and include crevasses and ledges that are decorated with huge orange Elephant Ear sponges, Gorgonians and Crimson Rope Sponges. Experience the world famous service with the aboard this excellent Aggressor Liveaboard.

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Philippines, Far East & Australia - Philippines Liveaboard Azores

Philippines Liveaboard Azores Philippines luxury Liveaboard in Puerto Galera. 107ft boat with 8 cabins carrying up to 18 passengers with air conditioning and private facilities off the lower deck. Well laid out decks with a range of photographic facilities. Itineraries vary depending on time of year but include all things great and small from Mantas, reef shark, schools & abundant colourful reefs to nudibranchs and pygmy seahorses.

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Wakatobi, Far East & Australia - Wakatobi Pelagian Liveaboard

Wakatobi Pelagian Liveaboard Explore Wakatobi aboard the Pelagian a luxury liveaboard. The Indonesian archipelago offers a huge range of marine life. No other place in the world has the colors, the corals and diversity of diving. The Pelagian is a 36’ luxury, ocean cruising yacht offering every conceivable comfort.

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Maldives, Indian Ocean - Conte Max

Conte Max NEWLY featured Conte Max Luxury Liveaboard for 2017 offers outstanding scuba diving, luxurious wood interiors and unique Ayurvedic Spa wellness programmes. There are 8 large cabins, 1 Suite and 4 Triple Cabins accommodating up to 32 guests. Meals are served restaurant style with 3 deck areas to relax on.

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Maldives, Indian Ocean - Maldives Liveaboard MV Atoll

Maldives Liveaboard MV Atoll The Maldives Liveaboard MV Voyager is a traditional, wooden liveaboard accommodating a maximum of 12 guests, Departing from Male it offers a personal service and variety of dive itineraries including mantas, shark, whale shark, reefs and wrecks to fit the seasons of the Maldives.

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Maldives, Indian Ocean - Maldives Liveaboard MV Voyager

Maldives Liveaboard MV Voyager Maldives liveaboard MV Voyager offers excellent value, luxury comforts and superb scuba diving itineraries leaving from Male

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Raja Ampat , Far East & Australia - Raja Ampat Aggressor

Raja Ampat Aggressor The Raja Ampat Aggressor is a 100’ steel ship. Built and powered for comfort, safety and stability. Accommodating 16 passengers in 8 airconditioned staterooms. Offering a choice of 4 itineraries to cover Raja Ampa, Cenderawasih Bay, Banda Sea and Triton Bay.

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Red Sea Liveaboards, Red Sea & Middle East - Red Sea MV Contessa Mia

Red Sea MV Contessa Mia The Contessa Mia is a luxury liveaboard operating from Hurghada in the Red Sea. 11 Beautifully designed cabins, accommodating up to 22 guests, spacious decks and two saloons providing southern Red Sea itineraries and Hurghada coastal diving sites.

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Dive Holidays Sportif

Sportif Dive is a specialist tour operator offering a wide range of diving holidays all over the world. Our choice of destinations is extensive from established locations in the Red Sea, Maldives, Caribbean and the Far East to the exotic and unusual such as Rodrigues Island in the Indian Ocean, Wakatobi, Truk, Palau, South America & the Pacific. Whether you are looking to for a Learn to Dive course, group expedition or trip of a lifetime we can help. With over 30 years experience and a personal approach, we can advise on the ideal location to suit your needs, at a price to suit your budget.

Our extensive knowledge of the destinations means we can recommend the right location for you. Our diving centres are selected for their excellent standards of service and safety. Whatever your priority, whether starting out or wishing to dive a technically challenging site we can recommend a range of options offering the best diving for when you wish to travel. We can organise all your travel arrangements for you, pre-book equipment and diving packages in advance to maximise your time when you get there.

As an independent tour operator, we select only the hotels, liveaboards and diving centres that offer the best standards and quality of service but at the right price. Without the overheads of a large mass market operator, we can offer the best value diving holidays often with great discounts and special offers.

Our consultants have many years experience in travel and are divers. They are able to closely match your needs and take time to recommend from a carefully selected range of accommodation and diving packages. With first hand knowledge, they are passionate about diving and travel and providing the perfect holiday for you.

Sportif also have a specialist multisport division offering instruction and rental packages for windsurfing, kitesurfing and surfing. Our specialist centres are located in some of our diving resorts, often minutes from the Dive Centre for easy coordination of activities. Packages offered included taster and learn to right through to intensive coaching weeks up to expert level. Children can start from 8 years.

Sportif Dive are an ATOL bonded operator which means that every element of your holiday is secure. With the worry of disruption to your holiday plans from weather disruption or airline failure you can be sure that we will be there to help every step of the way.