Indian Ocean - Liveaboards
The Maldives is diving holiday heaven. An Indian Ocean scuba diving holiday, where exciting marine life abounds, is best summed up by the sheer quantity and size that can be seen. Head to the Maldives for a great mix of endless white sand beaches, azure blue waters and fabulous underwater topography. We have selected the widest range of hotels, liveaboards in the Maldives, exotic Mauritius and hideaway Rodrigues island. As experts in this area we can find something just right for you!
The Maldives is the perfect place to learn to dive from one of the idyllic island resorts, Or why not immerse yourself in diving from a dedicated liveaboards taking you to some of the less busy, pristine sites.
Mauritius and the lesser know nearby Island of Rodrigues offer widely contrasting holidays. The former with luxury hotels resorts and many options for relaxing and other activities. The latter to discover an island untouched by tourism and off the beaten track.
All provide first class facilities for diving and snorkelling, shallow water lagoons and more challenging dive sites for the advanced divers. Whale Sharks, Manta Rays, Wreck and Drift Diving characterize most of the Indian Ocean dive sites with more sheltered dives closer to shore.
Maldives Liveaboard MV Voyager - Maldives, Indian Ocean
The Maldives Liveaboard MV Voyager is a welcoming modern, spacious liveaboard built to a high standard visiting the best and most famous dive sites of the Maldives.
The Maldives Liveaboard MV Voyager Sails from Male. Transfers are arranged from Male Airport.
The MV Voyager is a 30 metre boat accommodating 20 guests in 7 twin (choice of upper, main or lower deck) and 3 double cabins, all ensuite with air-con and a fan. The main deck has a large outdoor sofa relaxing area and a corner bar and drinks area. There are several sofas and tables inside for relaxing. On the upper deck is a home theatre and comfy sofas, whilst outside is the dining lounge with tables and chairs with a sea view where you will have all your meals and aperitifs but can also make use of this area to check your cameras and torches or simply relax. The sundeck is perfect for catching those sunrays or having a nap in hammocks or deckchairs.
All diving is done from the large dhoni tender, giving you more living space on board and getting you to the perfect dive spot every time. The MV Voyager is rebreather-friendly. Free NITROX is offered, all diving and safety equipment as well as a photography charging station and two dive guides. Non-divers are welcome and get a free snorkelling kit + $50 voucher to spend on board. You don't need a minimum number of dives but you should be comfortable with drift dives. Currents can be strong. All your diving is made from dhonis or zodiacs to give precise entry and exits points. Experienced divers can dive in a buddy pair unguided.
• Rasdhoo Atoll: Hammerhead dive, beautiful reef with pelagics.
This itinerary aims to gives you a marine mix of big fish such as shark and manta dives as well as reef dives, reef fish, morays and the abundant macro life. Get up close at the cleaning stations without disturbing the marine life! One of the best known dive sites is Maaya Thila; this pinnacle is approximately 30m in diameter and falls away to reveal sharks and fish a plenty.
A night dive from sheltered moorings here is a must! The boat will also aim to find whale sharks so you can get in the water and snorkel with them.
Best Time: Dec-April (Summer/NE
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