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Aggressor Full report Y   N/A   I had a Maldives trip planned on the Aggressor (fully paid, two people) which the company cancelled without apology ten days befor... Full report  
1 stars
5 stars  
2/2009   Tracy Napp
1000+ Dives
 
Peter Hughes/ Ocean Dancer Full report Y   [N/A]   We were very disappointed with the dive masters - the first was an inexperienced "dive master in training" who didn't spot much an... Full report  
2 stars
1 stars  
2/2009   Phil & Nancy Hamilton
500+ Dives
 
Maldives Scuba Tours/ Sea Queen liveaboard Full report N   Huvadhoo Atoll   Maldives Scuba Tours - Sea Queen - [. . . ] We loved our trip to the Maldives. The journey was long but well worth it... Full report  
5 stars
3 stars  
7/2009   Shawn Nelson
100+ Dives
 
Sub Aqua / Conrad Resort Full report N   Rangali Island   Although July is "monsoon season", we had excellent weather and water conditions for 9 out of 10 days. Having been diving for 25 ... Full report  
5 stars
4 stars  
7/2009   Bruce Praet
500+ Dives
 
EAGLE RAY Full report Y   [N/A]   It was a long flight from the northeast and we were picked up by staff at the airport, loaded into the dive tender and taken to th... Full report  
5 stars
3 stars  
3/2009   ERNIE PLOURDE
500+ Dives
 
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SUb Aqua DIve Center/ conrad maldives rangali island Full report N   south ari atoll   Spent a week at the Conrad Rangali Island in the Maldives during March 2009. Takes two day from Columbia, SC- leave on Tuesday ar... Full report  
3 stars
3 stars  
3/2009   Tom Kelly DDS
1000+ Dives
 
SUb Aqua DIve Center Full report N   south ari atoll   Spent a week at the Conrad Rangali Island in the Maldives during March 2009. Takes two day from Columbia, SC- leave on Tuesday ar... Full report  
3 stars
3 stars  
3/2009   Tom Kelly
1000+ Dives
 
Four Seasons Explorer Full report N   [N/A]   Having dived 25 differant boats I have to say this boat is the best. Wonderful huge cabins and wonderful food. The resort is also... Full report  
5 stars
5 stars  
12/2008   Ron Dion
500+ Dives
 
Aggressor Fleet Full report Y   [N/A]   The boat was the "Sachika"(topclassdiving. com), a last minute substitute for the new Aggressor boat (not yet ready). Well- appoint... Full report  
5 stars
1 stars  
1/2009   Mike Traylor
250+ Dives
 
Bandos Island Resort Full report N   [N/A]   We chose Bandos Island Resort because were were looking for a Maldives resort for a Christmas trip with both a good house reef and... Full report  
4 stars
3 stars  
12/2008   Sherri Dullingham
100+ Dives
 
Delphis Diving Center/ Paradise Island Resort Full report N   [N/A]   Maldives consist of over 1200 islands. Single resorts on some; islanders on others. Transportation from the airport island to a re... Full report  
5 stars
4 stars  
3/2008   Sue Sepelak
500+ Dives
 
Euro Divers/ Eriyadu Island Resort Full report N   Eriyadu Island Resort   Eriyadu Island Resort is primarily a German resort. But resort staff spoke English. The dive operation is German run and well run. ... Full report  
3 stars
5 stars  
5/2008   John Anholm
100+ Dives
 
Baani Explorer Full report Y   [N/A]   It's hard to say that this wasn't a great trip, but many people on board were unhappy about conditions. The diving was great, but... Full report  
4 stars
2 stars  
5/2008   Steve Maguire
250+ Dives
 
Peter Hughes Full report Y   [N/A]   I realized after just returning from a great diving experience that I should have written about our terrible experience to save pe... Full report  
1 stars
1 stars  
4/2007   Lynn Hudak
250+ Dives
 
Maldives Dive Adventures/ Eagle Ray Full report Y   [N/A]   Getting to the Maldives from the United States is an endurance test. LAX to Taipai, Taiwan (14 hours). Taipai to Kuala Lumpur (4... Full report  
5 stars
3 stars  
3/2008   William Ungerman
500+ Dives
 
Baani Adventurer Full report N   [N/A]   This was our second liveaboard trip in the Maldives. Last year we were on the Baani Explorer and enjoyed it so much we returned t... Full report  
5 stars
3 stars  
2/2007   Jane Goble
250+ Dives
 
Subaqua/ Conrad Hilton Rangali Resort Full report N   [N/A]   After completing a week of diving on the Baani Adventurer (see separate report) we spent 6 nights at the Conrad Hilton Rangali Res... Full report  
5 stars
3 stars  
2/2007   Jane Goble
250+ Dives
 
Manthiri Full report N   [N/A]   Whale sharks! Dolphins! Mantas! Mating octopus! Plus more slithering eels than weve encountered anywhere else, chomping turtles n... Full report  
5 stars
3 stars  
1/2008   Jeanne & Bill Downey
1000+ Dives
 
Maldives Liveaboards/ Baani Explorer Full report N   North & South Atolls   We had read a lot of reports on the Baani Explorer prior to making arrangements for our trip and we were expecting exceptionally... Full report  
5 stars
1 stars  
1/2008   Brian Verbonac
250+ Dives
 
Baani Explorer Full report Y   Male & Ari Atoll]   Excellent liveaboard. Biggest rooms I have seen on liveaboard with private bathroom. However, beds were hard as a rock( most peopl... Full report  
5 stars
3 stars  
1/2008   Jerry Hobart
250+ Dives
 
Ellaidhoo Dive Shop/ Ellaidhoo Resort] Full report N   Ari Atoll(Ellaidhoo Island)   The Ellaidhoo Resort in the Ari Atoll of the Maldives had an excellent house reef(Ellaidhoo House Reef) and through a system of ma... Full report  
5 stars
3 stars  
1/2008   Jerry Hobart
250+ Dives
 
Eagle Ray Full report Y   [N/A]   Easy to get to from Jfk to Dubai about 12 hours, 4 hour layover next flight 4 hours to Male pick up at airport to liveaboard. I w... Full report  
5 stars
1 stars  
2/2007   Harold Elsis
1000+ Dives
 
Pretty Thombili/ MY Teate Full report Y   [N/A]   The MY Teate was built as a luxury yacht, and it shows - air- conditioned throughout, teak decks outside, varnished mahogany decks ... Full report  
4 stars
1 stars  
10/2007   Don Acheson
1000+ Dives
 
MV Ocean Dancer Full report Y   [N/A]   The Ocean Dancer is an incredible boat, just beautiful, designed and built by David Mesnard with hand picked wood form different a... Full report  
5 stars
3 stars  
3/2008   Susan L Welch
250+ Dives
 
Sub/Aqua/ Angaga Island Resort & Spa Full report N   Angaga Island   The Southern Atoll during Feb. and March was the best viz with sharks and mantas. Northern Atoll is better later in the year. F... Full report  
5 stars
5 stars  
2/2007   Larry
1000+ Dives
 
Maldives liveaboards/ Baani Explorer Full report Y   [N/A]   This was such a great experience for the two of us that we are going back for another one week liveaboard (Baani Adventure) in Jan... Full report  
5 stars
3 stars  
1/2007   Jane Goble
250+ Dives
 
Eagle Ray Full report Y   South and North Male atoll   This was our first liveaboard. We booked thinking it was a new boat, but was actually refurbished in 2006. Unfortunately they di... Full report  
4 stars
2 stars  
12/2006   NCD
<100 Dives
 
Ocean Dancer Full report N   [N/A]   Ship is 1 year old, beautifully crafted with wooden floors, big windows, large main salon, outdoor dining table for 16 people, bea... Full report  
5 stars
2 stars  
1/2007   Mario Mizrahi
500+ Dives
 
Baani Adventurer Full report N   [N/A]   We recently returned from our liveaboard in the Maldives and it was really good. We had a long flight from LAX and went on Singa... Full report  
5 stars
2 stars  
1/2007   Maria Brinson
<100 Dives
 
M. Y. Manthiri Full report N   South and West   Most of the divers were very experienced and could handle the currents but a few were not that experienced and it was tough on the... Full report  
5 stars
2 stars  
3/2006   Peter Van Kampen
250+ Dives
 
Baani Adventurer Full report Y   North, South Male and Ari Atol   We went here because of the review we read in the Jan. 06 Undercurrent. We chose the Adventurer as it was the newer of the t... Full report  
4 stars
5 stars  
8/2006   Rich and Kathleen Rankhorn
100+ Dives
 
Baani Adventurer Full report Y   [N/A]   As my Great Books of the 20th Century professor used to say, "You pays your money and you takes your chances. " Rates are cheaper ... Full report  
4 stars
5 stars  
8/2006   David Vickery & Suzanne Leeson
500+ Dives
 
Reethi Rah Divers/ One & Only Reethi Rah Full report N     Reethi Rah is part of the One & Only consortium of exclusive resorts, one of two in the Maldives. Access is via sea plane from Ma... Full report  
4 stars
5 stars  
8/2006   David Vickery & Suzanne Leeson
500+ Dives
 
Pro Divers/ Komando Island Resort Full report N   Lhaviyana Atoll   Wonderful trip. We were the only Americans on Island. People could not have been nicer. long trip. +27 hours to get back to t... Full report  
4 stars
2 stars  
3/2006   Laura & John Purcell
250+ Dives
 
Baani Explorer Full report Y   [N/A]   The good: nice berths, spacious with clean, excellent bathrooms. Very comfortable, airy and surprisingly nice for a liveaboard. ... Full report  
4 stars
2 stars  
1/2006   Jonathan Bank
100+ Dives
 
Manthiri Full report Y   [N/A]   We booked two back- to- back 9- day cruises on Manthiri, starting April 2. Based on reports from friends and others, we expected an ... Full report  
3 stars
2 stars  
4/2006   Beth Bruton
1000+ Dives
 
Maldives Scuba Tours Full report N   [N/A]   We were looking for a destination with relatively warm water, coral and big fish. We found the Maldives which is frequented by E... Full report  
4 stars
3 stars  
10/2005   Jack wesolek
250+ Dives
 
Kandu Travel/ Sultan of Maldives Full report N   Huvadhoo Atoll   The trip was organized just after the tsunami hit. Whilst there was some damage to the very large hard coral tables in some of the... Full report  
4 stars
3 stars  
2/2006   Flavio De Simone
100+ Dives
 
MV Manthiri Full report N   [N/A]   From the moment we left home the trip was nothing but fabulous. Singapore Airlines is the Best. The people at Sea n See and Live... Full report  
5 stars
3 stars  
4/2005   William Hoff
1000+ Dives
 
Manthiri Full report Y   [N/A]   In five and a half diving days, divemaster Manik delivered two Whale shark encounters, three amazing dancing manta ray shows, squa... Full report  
4 stars
2 stars  
4/2006   David Shem-Tov
100+ Dives
 
Euro Divers Full report N   Lohifushi   Overall we were very pleased with our holiday with nothing much to complain about as the staff on the island could'nt do enough to... Full report  
5 stars
4 stars  
11/2004   Paul Harris
100+ Dives
 
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