Transfer to your chosen liveaboard and enjoy up to 17 dives including one night dive cruising the Malé and Ari atolls. The weekly itinerary is flexible and dependent on the weather and ability/requests from those on board.
Underwater highlights include encounters with manta rays at cleaning stations, sharks, schooling pelagics, turtles, whale sharks as well as some macro life. Expect drift dives and some strong currents, beautiful reefs, pinnacles and channel diving.
Days9-11: Disembark and transfer to resort
You will be met in Malé and transferred by speedboat to your chosen resort in the North Malé Atoll for three nights. Choose to relax, continue diving or participate in other activities.
Day12: Depart the Maldives
Transfer to airport for your flight home, arriving back the same day or the following morning (depending on flight schedules).
You should note: We feature other boats and resorts. If you have a preference or want to stay longer, just let us know. Please note that Nitrox may need to be paid for locally, depending on your chosen liveaboard.
Duration and price including flights from/to UK: 13 daysfrom £2,795 pp
Search for your ideal departure below, and then enquire to confirm availability and book.
The central region comprises Malé and Ari atolls, Felidhoo, Faafu and the smaller Rasdhoo Atoll. It is the most popular area for both dive resorts and liveaboards, with excellent shore diving from house reefs and large pelagics on drift dives.
Ideal for viewing: whale shark, grey reef shark, napoleon wrasse, spotted eagle ray, reef manta ray
Excellent for: Liveaboard diving, Resort based diving, Group diving, Shark diving, Whale shark, Manta ray, Learn to dive, Shore diving, Snorkelling, Underwater photography
This itinerary is available on the liveaboards shown below.
Please contact us for further recommendations.
The flagship vessel of its small fleet offers unique itineraries based on the best pelagic migration patterns around the central atolls in the Maldives, accompanied by a custom built diving dhoni.
A home away from home, the comfortable Carpe Diem liveaboard offers superb week long diving and snorkelling experiences in the central atolls of the Maldives throughout the year.
The latest edition to the Carpe Diem fleet, the luxurious Carpe Novo cruises the very best sites of the central and southern atolls of the Maldives throughout the year, offering exceptional service and diving experiences.
This contemporary, spacious liveaboard has been purpose built, offering exceptional standards and facilities, bringing a class of her own to Maldivian waters. Dive the best sites throughout the year from here.
This popular liveaboard and her crew give a personalised welcome to small groups of no more than 12 guests as the boat visits several atolls in the Maldives throughout the year, with three different itineraries.
Part of the Emperor Fleet, this stylish, modern liveaboard offers weekly itineraries year round to the some of the best diving spots in the Maldives, including the southern atolls in season.
Suited to divers and snorkellers, this spacious liveaboard is a popular choice for those seeking luxury and an exceptional Maldivian holiday experience. Week long trips operate throughout the year.
Departing weekly from Malé, this modern purpose-built liveaboard explores some of the best dive sites in the Maldives. Diving is from the accompanying 20 metre long, customised dhoni.
Sophisticated and exclusive, the M/Y Duke of York liveaboard cruises the central and southern atolls of the Maldives throughout the year, as well as offering exclusive Manta Trust conservation trips.
Experience both the classic central and seasonal southern atoll itineraries on board the luxurious Maldives Blue Force One liveaboard. The week long trips are suited to divers seeking exceptional pelagic encounters.
Renowned for exploratory diving trips in the southern atolls, this authentic Maldivian liveaboard is a favourite choice for experienced divers, exploring the pristine reefs and channels in the Meemu, Laamu and Thaa atolls.
Travel and dive with the owners on board this luxurious 5-star boat as she cruises throughout the Maldives on unique trips to explore unspoilt dive sites and encounter mantas, turtles and whale sharks.
The luxurious twin vessels of Scubaspa Ying and Yang offer a unique liveaboard experience, visiting the popular sites of the Maldives. Enjoy a week of fantastic diving or relaxing spa treatments, or a mix of both.
This award-winning all inclusive 4-star resort is located on Hudhuranfushi Island on the eastern edge of the North Male’ Atoll, and offers plenty of facilities for divers after their liveaboard holiday.
Located on the North Malé Atoll, this popular resort in the Maldives is a short boat transfer from Malé yet a million miles away from busy everyday life. Accommodation varies from cosy classic rooms to luxurious water villas.
A tiny island located on the northwest side of the North Malé Atoll, Eriyadu is surrounded by a fine white sand beach and a crystal clear lagoon, and is ideal for those seeking a ‘get-away-from-it-all’ holiday.
Kandooma Island Resort, on the South Malé Atoll, offers a range of accommodation built at the water’s edge, together with plenty of facilities and activities, including a kids’ club, a surf break and great cuisine.