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Maldives Liveaboard Offer - Maldives, Indian Ocean

from 1499pp INC FLIGHTS!

Maldives scuba diving holiday offers aboard the Horizon III liveaboard for 2018 including flights, meals and diving.

Maldives Liveboard Horizon III

Horizon III

The Maldives Liveaboard Horizon III is a 36m liveaboard based out of Male in the Maldives, accommodating up to 22 persons. All levels of diver and non divers are welcome and can enjoy up to 16 dives at week, snorkelling, the on board massage service and jacuzzi. All dives are from the 18m Dhoni.  View Now >

7 nights FULL BOARD from £1,499pp SAVE up to £400pp
return flights & transfers
6 Dives tank/ weight

Depart 12 May 2018 from  £1,499pp 
Depart 19 May 2018 from  £1,499pp 
Depart 26 May 2018 from  £1,499pp 
Depart 02 Jun 2018 from £1,499pp
Depart 09 Jun 2018 from £1,599pp
Depart 16 Jun 2018 from £1,599pp
Depart 23 Jun 2018 from £1,499pp 
Depart 30 Jun 2018 from £1,499pp 
Depart 07 Jul 2018 from £1,499pp
Depart 14 Jul 2018 from £1,895pp
Depart 21 Jul 2018 from £2,095pp
Depart 28 Jul 2018 from £2,095pp
Depart 04 Aug 2018 from £2,095pp
Depart 11 Aug 2018 from £2,095pp

book by 15 APRIL 2018

UPGRADE to Deluxe cabins
from £199ppp/ week
UPGRADE to Master deluxe cabin from £299ppp/ week

Special Group Discounts
Pay 6 + 1 FREE
Pay 11 + 2 FREE
Pay 19 + 3 FREE

Price includes return flights and transfers, 7 nights Full Board basis in Standard twin share on the Horizon III. Subject to availability. Green tax and fees £49pp payable. 


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The Maldives Liveaboard Horizon III is a 36m liveaboard based from Male in the Maldives, accommodating up to 22 persons. All levels of diver and non divers are welcome and can enjoy up to 16 dives at week, snorkelling, the on board massage service and jacuzzi. All dives are from the 18m Dhoni.


The Horizon III liveaboard usually departs from Male, depending on season and itinerary.


The Maldives Horizon III liveaboard has 8 standard cabins, 2 deluxe cabins and 1 master deluxe suite. All the cabins have air conditioning, storage, shelving, a wardrobe, mirror, small table and a private en-suite with a toilet and shower.


The Maldives Horizon III Liveaboard is light and airy with a relaxed and comfortable atmosphere. On board there is an indoor dining saloon and dining is also available on the front deck where you can enjoy the fresh air and scenery. The boat has a bar, spa (additional cost payable locally), an indoor lounge, LDC TV, DVD player, music system, a library with books and board games and camera storage and charging area. The sun deck has a jacuzzi, and sun loungers.


All diving is done from the dive 18m dhoni boat, where all the equipment is kept. You can enjoy up to 16 dives during the week with up to 3 dives per day, including diving the Maldives channels, Thilas, elongated reefs, outer reefs, wrecks and overhangs. Enjoy encounters with big fish, swarm fish, small animals, corals and hard corals. These Maldives liveaboard weeks offer the chance to see manta ray, reef shark, eagle ray, sting ray, turtle and whale shark.


Sample itinerary.


Horizon III offers guests the chance to decide the route, theme and itinerary. The “Classic Atolls” offers a mix of Maldivian high lights, including a mix of: Sharks, Rays, Napoleons, Mantas, Corals, Mantas at Night, Whale shark, and an exciting wreck dive. The itinerary is subject to change due to the weather conditions, length of the trip and the group’s majority decision. An example itinerary;

Day 1: Guests will be picked up from Ibrahim Nasir International Airport and will start sailing from Male’, depending on arrival check dive will be done.

Day 2: 
Three dives, 1st dive Lankan manta, after the dive, cross to Ari atoll, 2nd Dive Bathalakanthila, 3rd Dive Fesdu Thila, after dive check for manta at night.

Day 3:
 Three dives, 1st dive Maalhos thila, 2nd dive Moofushi Manta, 3rd Dive Raidhiga Thila. BBQ in the evening – weather permitting.

Day 4: Three dives,1st dive Rangali Madivaru, dive after breakfast to search for whale shark, 2nd dive Maamingli Beyru, dive after lunch search for whale shark again, 2nd dive Dhidhoo Beyru.

Day 5: Three dives, 1st morning dive Kudarah Thila, after dive boat cross to Vaavu atoll, 2nd Dive Dhigaluvashee Kandu, 3rd dive Night dive with nurse sharks Alimatha house reef.

Day 6: Three dives, 1st dive Miyaru Kandu, after the dive, cross to south Male atoll, 2nd dive Kandooma Thila, 3rd dive Kuda Giri wreck.

Day 7: Depending on guest departure - one dive and then head back to Male.

Day 8: Guests will be dropped off to Ibrahim Nasir International Airport after breakfast around 7am.

 All itineraries are subject to change at any time by the boat captain to reflect the local conditions and for the safety and level of divers on the boat.


Fact File

Diving Conditions

House Reef Shore Diving Boat Diving Liveaboard Wreck Diving Tech Diving






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Best Time: Dec-April (Summer/NE
monsoon) & June-Oct (SW current)

Average Air temps: 28-30°C
Average Water temps: 28-30°C

Visibility: 20-30m + (varies
depending on season & sites).

Top Dive Sites: Too many to
mention. Each island offers
short distance to dive sites,
excellent house reefs. Sites
for all levels. More >

Liveaboard Itineraries More >

Great Reasons to Dive in Maldives

  • Clear visibility.
  • Vast number of dive sites.
  • Chance to see Manta Whales
    & Whale Sharks  in Summer months, on the SW side.
  • Large schooling pelagics.
  • 3*,4* & 5* island resorts
  • Liveaboards with free places for whole boat bookings.



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El Gouna, Red Sea

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from 499pp INC FLIGHTS!

RED SEA - EL GOUNA SAVE 100 3* Hotel in central El Gouna
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Safaga Red Sea - Safaga, Red Sea and Middle East

from 599pp ALL INCLUSIVE!

RED SEA - SAFAGA SAVE 150 3* All Inclusive Beach hotel
7 nights from 599pp ALL INCLUSIVE including flights, dive centre onsite, daily boat diving, courses. Upgrade to 4* and 5* Hotels. Departs May 2018.

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Oman Diving Holiday Offer

Oman Diving Holiday Offer - Oman, Red Sea and Middle East

from 799pp INC FLIGHTS!

OMAN - MUSCAT SAVE 200 4* Sifawy Boutique Hotel with dive centre on site just outside Muscat. Pristine reefs, beautiful beaches staying in luxury, boutique hotel with dive centre onsite.
Departs May to December 2018

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Philippines Dive Holiday Offer

Philippines Dive Holiday Offer - Philippines, Far East & Australia

from 899pp INC FLIGHTS!

7 nights in central Puerto Galera including flights, transfers. Deep and drift dives, remote reefs, numerous islands and WWII wrecks. Departs LAST MINUTE to December 2018.

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Bali Scuba Dive Offer

Bali Scuba Dive Offer - Bali, Far East & Australia

from 899pp INC FLIGHTS!

BALI - INDONESIA SAVE 100 4* Alam Anda Dive and Spa Resort with a swimming pool, dive centre and spa on site. Boat and shore diving, reefs, Tulamben wreck and world class critter sites.
Depart June to December 2018.

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Grenada Dive Holiday Offer

Grenada Dive Holiday Offer - Grenada, Caribbean

from 998pp INC FLIGHTS!

CARIBBEAN - GRENADA 4* Boutique Hotel with onsite PADI 5 Gold Palm Resort, SDI & TDI training facility. 40 dive sites with shallow water, reefs, wrecks and famous underwater sculpture park.
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4* Bali Scuba Dive Offer

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from 1095pp INC FLIGHTS!

BALI - INDONESIA Luxury 4* Siddartha Dive and Spa Resort with onsite SSI, PADI and CMAS Dive centre, an infinity pool, gym and spa and wellness centre. SOLO DIVING WEEKS!
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from 1195pp ALL INCLUSIVE!

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from 1299pp ALL INCLUSIVE!

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from 1599pp INC FLIGHTS!

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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.