Carpe Vita Liveaboard Maldives

4 Dives a day
Top Organisation
European Management
Many Routes

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Carpe Vita's North Malé - Lhaviyanin - Noonu - Raa -Baa - Rasdhoo - Ari - Vaavu - South Malé

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Malé - Ari - Vaavu -Rashdoo - Baa - Raa - Noonu - Laviyani

route MLE MLE male ari vaavu baa raa noonu laviyani only

An extensive route visiting the centre and northern atolls of Maldives that could better be called and expedition. Starting and ending in Malé makes this a comfortable trip with a lot to see.

The North Area of the Maldives was historically less explored than the South.  Though more and more boats are starting to go there now you will still notice that it you are often the only boat liveaboard in view here. Structurally most of the northern atolls are offering less channel diving but are instead strong in beautiful thilas (pinnacles). Great places for experience divers that like to calmly stroll around with their camera.

This trip is comfortably starting and ending from Velana Airport in Malé, so no additional domestic travel is needed.

UNESCO made the Baa Atoll a "Biosphere" , so that it is protected and contributes to research and conservation. You also find here the famous Hanifaru Bay, where, with a little luck, in the rainy season, often many dozens of Mantas can be seen (snorkelling) at the same time.

The Ari Atoll has it all. Amazing thila's as well as great channels. In principle you can see pretty much most stuff Maldives has to offer: nice colourful reefs with plenty of fish, but also sharks and manta rays. With a bit of luck you might even spot a whale-shark as in the South there is a population that seems to be there all year round.

The Vaavu Atoll has a some good channels as well as an amazing opportunity to see many nurse sharks during a night dive near Alimatha.

South Malé has some great divespots, especially the channels and thilas on the east are, with a bit of luck of the currents, overwhelming.


Included

  • 3 dives a day, 1 night dive per week. (Tanks, weights and dive guiding service)
  • Day before departure max 2 dives (depending on flying times), departure day no dives
  • Free Nitrox for Nitrox certified divers
  • Full board (3 meals a day, buffet)
  • A beach dinner (depending on availability and weather conditions)
  • Drinking water from refillable bottles, instant coffee and tea
  • Accommodation in air conditioned cabins, based on 2 persons sharing a cabin
  • Welcome/assistance at international airport on arrival
  • Transfer from airport to boat on arrival day, from boat to airport on departure day
  • Visit of Malé (Capital) on last eventing
  • Visit to local island (depending weather and route)
  • Goods and Services Tax of 12%
  • Domestic flights if required!

Extra

  • Green tax of USD 6 pp night
  • Crew gratuities
  • Possible fuel surcharge

Optional

  • Bar consumptions as listed on board
  • Dive Equipment rental
  • Nitrox for EANx certified divers (USD 150 p/w or USD200 p/10days)
  • Wifi

When in doubt...

  • Anything not mentioned in included is simply not included in the package price. When in doubt . . . ask us before booking.

Discounts

  • Book 6 people, pay only6

Arrival and departure

  • Check-in 13:00 hours on arrival day
  • Checkout 8:00 hours on departure day

You should know !

  • Every diver must show his dive certification as well as a valid dive insurance
  • A minimum of Advanced Open Water or Open Water with 100 logged dives is advised
  • A minimum of 10 bookings is necessary to guarantee the trip
  • The boat keeps the right to make changes (eg route, spots, dives, etc) in the case of unforeseeable events

Payment

  • To confirm the reservation a 30% deposit needs to be received within 10 days of the invoice date
  • The balance needs to be received latest 90 days prior to the start of the trip

Cancellation

  • The 30% deposit is non refundable
  • Cancellation within 90 days of the trip starting date: 100% will be charged

On board

  • Anything not included in the package will need to be paid on board at checkout
  • The checkout invoice is made in USD
  • To avoid surcharges and exchange rate arguments we advise you to pay in USD:
  • Creditcards accepted: Visa and Mastercard ( surcharge applies )


Cabins

Standard
On lowerdeck, Queen sized bed plus single or only 2 single beds, portholes.
6x bed double single
2x bed twin
Superior
On main deck, queen sized bed, windows.
2x bed twin
Suite
On upperdeck, king sized bed, dual sink, big windows.
2x bed double single

All cabins

  • aircon
  • warm shower
  • tv screen
  • DVD player
  • safety box
  • desk/chair
  • bed lights

Deckplans


Amenities

liveaboard lounge clima AC Lounge
liveaboard wifi Wifi
liveaboard voltage on board 220V
liveaboard desalination Hot and cold water
Camera station Charging station
liveaboard reading lights in cabin Visa, Mastercard
liveaboard Nitrox available Nitrox
Dives per day 4 Dives per day
Nationality of the dive guids Maldivian diveteam
liveaboard cylinders 11.5/13.5 L Alu DIN/INT
liveaboard 15 Liter cylinder 15 L option
liveaboard equipment rental Dive eqm rental
liveaboard meal location meals on outside deck
liveaboard meal style Buffet
liveaboard coffee and tea 24/7 Coffee, tea, water
liveaboard bar Open air bar
liveaboard draught beer draught beer
liveaboard espresso machine Espresso
Sundeck Sundeck
liveaboard cylinders Snorkelsets
liveaboard library Fish books
local island visit Local island visit
liveaboard beach BBQ Beach BBQ
deserted island visit Visit of deserted island

Trip Details

Starts Wednesday, 16 Jan 2019
Ends Saturday, 26 Jan 2019
Free places 12
Price per person USD 3.935 ( ± 3,475 euro )
- upgrade (p/p) USD 200 - Superior Cabin
- upgrade (p/p) USD 400 - Suite
Embark / Disembark Malé - Malé
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Maldives Maldives
3935 USD 12
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