The Maldives is a typical bucket-list destination for many divers as it combines over 1,200 stunning tropical islands with an underwater paradise. Tropical all year round and water temperatures range from 27°C to 29°C.
Divers have the opportunity to see amazing marine wildlife, beautiful hard and soft corals, and the pelagic sightings in the Maldives are spectacular. Come face to face with manta rays, eagle rays, various sharks such as whitetip, blacktip, oceanic silvertip, nurse and lemon shark, just to name a few, turtles, barracudas, jacks and tuna. Experience first class diving in a unique underwater world onboard the stunning and spacious M/Y blue Voyager.
Join us for our Baa & Central Atolls, Maldives trip in September 2021, for some spectacular diving, 8 days, 7 nights, upto 3 dives per day. Fantastic photography, Coral gardens, Manta ray sightings, Drift diving plus night dives approx 18 in total.
Baa & Central Atolls, Maldives - on M/Y blue Voyager
DATES : 15th- 22nd September
ABOARD : M/Y blue Voyager
COST : Classic Twin / Double £1647pp, Premium Twin / Double £1752pp includes visa $65pp
FLIGHTS : Plus Flights
DEPOSIT : *£150 per person PLACES : 20
M/Y blue Voyager a 37-metre, steel hulled vessel that boasts three roomy double cabins and ten twin cabins. Indoor dining area, a bar and sky lounge, as well as a Jacuzzi. A shaded outdoor lounge area can be found on the Mid Deck, plus four different sun decks: a viewing deck located at the front of both the Mid Deck and Upper Deck, an open-air deck on the Top Deck and a ocean deck at the stern of the boat, all providing comfortable seating and loungers. Evening flood lights illuminate the water just off the ocean deck to attract plankton which brings the manta rays and whale sharks.
Miyaru Faru, North Male - 'miyaru' means shark in Dhivehi, sharks feature prominently at this North Male spot. At 30 metres an overhang shields you from the strength of the passing current, visibility can be excellent. The parade of pelagics and local residents are impressive along with grey reef sharks as well as barracuda, kingfish and tuna. Large groups of eagle rays and their larger cousins, the manta rays, are often seen here, filter feeding in the plankton-rich water.
Raa Atoll - North Maalhosmadulu, has several channels and thilas with many sites covered in colourful soft and hard corals, sponges and seafans and spectacular marine life. Overhangs and caverns provide shelter and hiding places for smaller reef inhabitants, while sharks, turtles, rays and napolean wrasse can be spotted along and above the walls and upper reefs.
Dhigala Haa - Baa Atoll - this beautiful thila in Baa Atoll is a favourite for shark sightings, you can possibly see at least six grey reef sharks at one time. Now a protected marine sanctuary and the fish life is prolific and varied with blue fin jacks, fusilier, blue striped and humpback snapper, batfish and schools of barracuda.
Hanifaru Bay - a marine protected uninhabited island located in the Baa Atoll of the Maldives Islands. No greater than a football field, yet it has become one of the hottest spots on the planet for underwater photographers. The world's largest manta ray feeding destination, a phenomenon of underwater diversity because of plankton blooms that attracts manta rays and sharks by the hundreds.
Baa Atoll - A UNESCO biosphere reserve with significant biodiversity makes this a great place to spot whale sharks and mantas.
Price includes: full board accommodation on the vessel based on double occupancy
(incl. water, tea, coffee), all diving on 12lt cylinder with air fills and weights, and Green tax not flights.
For further information please call Jason on 01793 423 363.
All dive sites are subject to weather conditions and cannot be guaranteed.
*Please note deposits are non-refundable
Diving Maldives - Liveaboard - 15th - 22nd September