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Adora Y   [N/A]   "Blue Beauty At The Equator"
My preferred dive shop DJís Scuba Locker (djscuba. com) arranged a trip to the Maldives for a week aboard MV Adora. Getting to Mal... Full report  
4 stars
5 stars  
5/2016   Eric A Frick
250+ Dives
 
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
 
Aggressor Fleet Y   Best of the Maldives   "Maldives Aggressor 2 May 2019"
Travel to Maldives There are many options on flights to Male. Most passengers got there a day or 2 early to acclimatize to the ti... Full report  
5 stars
3 stars  
5/2019   Jon Hoffmann
500+ Dives
 
Aggressor Fleet Y   [N/A]   "Not worth the trip"
Wish I'd been here 20 years ago when the coral was healthy. The combination of a massive bleaching event and the out of control c... Full report  
3 stars
3 stars  
1/2019   Laurel Fulton
500+ Dives
 
Aggressor Fleet Y   South Pinnacles   "Best of the Maldives on the Aggressor II"
This was my third Aggressor boat and the best yet. Although the Paula Aggressor with chef Shay was the best food ever. While the... Full report  
3 stars
3 stars  
12/2018   Gregg Backemeyer
1000+ Dives
 
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Aggressor Fleet Y   [N/A]   "A first-class liveaboard"
The Maldives Aggressor performed extremely well in the important categories: the diving, the crew, the meals, and the boat. The... Full report  
5 stars
1 stars  
10/2018   Jorge J Moré
500+ Dives
 
Aggressor Fleet Y   [N/A]   "A first-class liveaboard"
The Maldives Aggressor performed extremely well in the important categories: the diving, the crew, the meals, and the boat. The... Full report  
5 stars
3 stars  
10/2018   Jorge J Moré
500+ Dives
 
Aggressor Fleet Y   [N/A]   "Good trip to Maldive, crew needs some work"
This was the 1st cruise of the Maldive Aggressor II with a new cruise director and assistance cruise director after the boat f... Full report  
3 stars
3 stars  
8/2018   jeffery moore
100+ Dives
 
Aggressor Fleet Y   [N/A]   "Decent diving but a problematic boat"
We spent the week of July 31- August 7, 2016 on the Maldives Aggressor and it did not live up to our expectations. The boat had man... Full report  
4 stars
3 stars  
8/2016   Elizabeth Russell
500+ Dives
 
Aggressor Fleet Y   [N/A]   "Excellent"
Great trip. Crew on the Maldives Aggressor was one of the best I've encountered on any live aboard I've been on. Diving was e... Full report  
4 stars
3 stars  
4/2016   John L. Hosp
250+ Dives
 
Aggressor Fleet Y   [N/A]   "Interesting place to visit"
A quick note, since we visited, the Aggressor fleet has severed their ties with the boat operation which we dove with. We had an a... Full report  
4 stars
3 stars  
2/2016   Pierre Hurter
1000+ Dives
 
Aggressor Fleet Y   [N/A]   "Great trip!"
Check out my video of the trip. [. . . ] Maldives dives is awesome. The Aggressor is also wonderful. I can... Full report  
5 stars
3 stars  
1/2016   Gina Razete
1000+ Dives
 
Aggressor Fleet Y   [N/A]   "Good Liveaboard Trip"
Not for novice divers. Had to contend with currents on non- drift dives. On several occasion had to struggle with currents to get r... Full report  
4 stars
2 stars  
11/2015   Jim Tompkins
1000+ Dives
 
Aggressor Fleet Y   mid-southern atolls   "Maldives Diving Adventure"
Diving was easy, circling coral pinnacles inside the lagoons or drifting along the outside walls. Visibility inside was somewhat ... Full report  
3 stars
4 stars  
9/2015   Tim
1000+ Dives
 
Aggressor Fleet/ Bandos Island Resort Y   S Male and S Ari Atolls   "Maldives March 2015"
Maldives has been on my bucket list for some time. I am so glad I made it. First letís talk about Diving. I met the Aggressor c... Full report  
5 stars
3 stars  
3/2015   Janice Smith
500+ Dives
 
Aggressor Fleet Y   [N/A]   "Maldives Disappointment"
Most of the reviews I have read about the Maldives Aggressor, and Aggressor fleet in general, have trended positive. I was travel... Full report  
3 stars
2 stars  
2/2015   Mike Szathmary
250+ Dives
 
Aggressor Fleet/ Maldives Aggressor Y   N & S Male & Ari Atolls   Maldives Aggressor - - - - Dec 1st Ė 8th 2013 Of the 22 liveaboards Iíve done this was one of the three most beautiful. At 115 ft. ... Full report  
5 stars
3 stars  
12/2013   Pat Wikstrom
500+ Dives
 
Aggressor Fleet Y   [N/A]   I had a great time. The crew did a superb job all- around, especially considering there was a full boat (20 guests). Two of the D... Full report  
5 stars
3 stars  
11/2013   Ms Lynda Durfee
500+ Dives
 
Aggressor Fleet Y   [N/A]   This was our eighth live- aboard trip - - six of them w/ Aggressor Fleet. The boat, which has received rave reviews elsewhere, had ... Full report  
4 stars
2 stars  
4/2013   Jeffrey W Garrison
1000+ Dives
 
Aggressor Fleet Y   [N/A]   The crew was one of the best we've ever had in many Aggressor trips around the world! Everyone on the crew was outstanding and th... Full report  
4 stars
1 stars  
4/2013   Mary Marshall
500+ Dives
 
Aggressor Fleet Y   [N/A]   This was our 4th Aggressor and we've also been on some other liveaboards, but had not been to the Maldives. We had an amazing wee... Full report  
5 stars
2 stars  
3/2013   Alice Ribbens
250+ Dives
 
Aggressor Fleet/ Bandos Island Full report Y     Flight on Condor Frankfurt to Male' was relatively inexpensive. Pick up at the airport went smoothly. I stayed at the Bandos Res... Full report  
4 stars
4 stars  
8/2012   David Schwab
250+ Dives
 
Aggressor Fleet/ Maldives Aggressor Full report Y   [N/A]   This was my third trip on the Maldives Aggressor, so they must be doing something right, and they are. The entire crew is very ... Full report  
5 stars
3 stars  
3/2012   robert kopki
500+ Dives
 
Aggressor Fleet Full report Y   [N/A]   The Maldives Aggressor boat is professionally operated and certainly up to the standards of other boats in the Aggressor fleet. T... Full report  
3 stars
2 stars  
10/2010   Ken Mostello
500+ Dives
 
Aggressor Fleet Full report Y   Male, Ari atolls   Some of us expected mantas and whale sharks every day if not every dive, on arrival the crew told us that was unlikely but with lu... Full report  
5 stars
2 stars  
9/2010   Andy S Leslie W
500+ Dives
 
Aggressor Fleet Full report Y     I went on back to back week long trips on a "Dive the World" special rate. June is NOT the best time to go, the first week it rai... Full report  
4 stars
3 stars  
6/2010   Wellington Lee
100+ Dives
 
Aggressor Fleet/ Maldives Aggressor Full report Y   [N/A]   The Maldives Aggressor is a wonderful 117 ft spacious steel hulled diving sailing ship. We had 20 divers on board and there was ple... Full report  
5 stars
2 stars  
3/2010   bob kopki
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
 
Albatros Divers/ Gangehi Resort N   North Ari Atoll   We stayed at Gangehi Island Resort a few days after our week on the Maldives Aggressor (see my other review). You take a seaplane... Full report  
3 stars
4 stars  
3/2013   Alice Ribbens
250+ Dives
 
AquaVenture/ Guesthouse N   Maradhoo Island   "An awesome place to gain experiences... Power!"
The Good: - it's truly an awesome place to gain diving experiences. The "F1" drift dive, the "washing machine" currents and down cu... Full report  
5 stars
3 stars  
12/2015   Andrew Colin Thompson
100+ Dives
 
Ark Royal Full report Y   [N/A]   I had been 2 yrs previous in the Maldives and returned based on the diving that previous trip. On this trip the diving was disappo... Full report  
3 stars
1 stars  
2/2011   Frances Lewis
500+ Dives
 
Ark Royal Dive Yacht and Spa Y   [N/A]   We had never been to the Maldives, but on learning about Hanifaru Bay, arranged this trip, on this boat, specifically for that exp... Full report  
4 stars
2 stars  
8/2011   John Sommerer
500+ Dives
 
Ark Royal Maldives Full report Y   [N/A]   The diving conditioins were not good on our trip. We saw no mantas at Hanifaru. The visibility on most dives ranged from fair to... Full report  
3 stars
1 stars  
9/2011   Todd Lichtenstein
250+ 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
 
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
 
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
 
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 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
 
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
 
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
 
Bandos Dive Center N   North Male Atoll   "Back Again and update"
Return trip - Last visit October 2017 - Last review November 2016 I've been diving from the Bandos Island Resort since 1995. ... Full report  
5 stars
4 stars  
10/2018   Bill Kasischke
500+ Dives
 
Bandos Island Resort N   North Male Atoll   "Great Shore Based North Male Atoll Diving"
This was my 19th trip to the Maldives, all to the shore based Bandos Island resort. I've traveled to the Maldives since 1995 whil... Full report  
5 stars
5 stars  
9/2016   Bill Kasischke
500+ Dives
 
Bandos Island Resort Full report N   Bandos Island   Divers are not allowed to dive within 12 hours of arrival at the Bandos Island Resort. This is because they believe people arrivi... Full report  
5 stars
5 stars  
11/2009   Robert C White Jr.
500+ 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
 
Blue Force One Y   [N/A]   "Manta Pardise"
Ten days on the livaboard gave us good exposure to the diversity in the Maldives. With 21 divers/ photographers, divers, we controll... Full report  
5 stars
3 stars  
5/2019   D.Demming
1000+ Dives
 
Blue O Two Y   [N/A]   "Malcives Blue O Two Live Aboard"
Maldives is a must dive on the bucket list. Lots of diving due to live aboard. Dive crew was very accommodating and did great job... Full report  
4 stars
3 stars  
5/2015   Eric E Woodman
250+ Dives
 
Blue Tribe Dive Operation/ Constance Moofushi Resort N   Southern Ari Atoll   I will begin on a positive note. The people working at the resort and dive shop are extremely friendly and willing to please. Yo... Full report  
1 stars
3 stars  
8/2014   Rose Mueller
1000+ Dives
 
Blue Voyager Y   [N/A]   "deep south diving in Maldives"
The trips in the South are scheduled for the North East monsoons with heavy currents and mainly diving channels. The diving... Full report  
5 stars
2 stars  
2/2016   George S. Irwin, M.D.
1000+ Dives
 
BlueOTwo Y   Indian Ocean   "It could have been great...but it wasn't "
My 5 star rating of the diving applies to the MALDIVES as a dive destination, NOT this trip or this operator. The Southern Maldiv... Full report  
5 stars
2 stars  
2/2016   Gilbert Montoya
500+ Dives
 
Boutique Beach N   [N/A]   "Boutique Beach, Maldives; the place to go for Whale Sharks"
Boutique Beach is an all inclusive dive operation on the small island of Dhigurah. The hotel is small (6 rooms) but they are very... Full report  
5 stars
3 stars  
10/2017   Deborah Fiscus
250+ Dives
 
Carpa Vita Y   [N/A]   "A Lot Of Coral Bleaching"
I wish I knew how bad the coral was. There is a lot of coral belching, a lot of the dive sites look like a bomb went off, it was j... Full report  
4 stars
3 stars  
4/2018   Lawrence Babcock
1000+ Dives
 
Carpe Diem Y   [N/A]   "Amazing Maldives Liveaboard"
This was a terrific trip. The Maldives are more spread out than they appear on a map. Probably travelled 200 miles. A liveaboard i... Full report  
5 stars
3 stars  
10/2014   Richard W Crain
<100 Dives
 
Carpe Diem LLC/ Dhigali resort, Carpe Vita Liveaboa Y   [N/A]   "Maldives on land and sea"
This trip has been in the works for 17 months. We charted the entire Carpe Vita boat as well as spent 4 days at the Dhigali reso... Full report  
4 stars
3 stars  
3/2018   Jim Willoughby
1000+ Dives
 
Carpe Novo Y   [N/A]   "Amazing trip on the Carpe Novo"
The Carpe Novo provided an amazing dive experience. The accommodations were top notch and spacious (such a surprise!). The dive ... Full report  
5 stars
3 stars  
10/2017   Deborah Fiscus
250+ Dives
 
Carpe Vita Y   [N/A]   "Still pretty good diving"
This is the second time we went diving with Carpe Vita through Explorer Ventures. Five years ago, we visited in August and were im... Full report  
4 stars
2 stars  
1/2019   heejae cho
250+ Dives
 
Carpe Vita N   [N/A]   "Good operation"
Ten day trip with REEF. org group to survey and estimate fish populations. The boat was very flexible about meeting our needs and ... Full report  
3 stars
3 stars  
1/2019   Laurel Fulton
500+ Dives
 
Carpe Vita Y   [N/A]   "Mostly good Diving, great boat"
Maldives was on our list and the Diving was very good in some spots. But no one warned us that you canít take any liquor - the aut... Full report  
5 stars
3 stars  
11/2017   Linda Dunn
500+ Dives
 
Carpe Vita Y   [N/A]   "Boat great, diving fair"
Boat was great and crew was wonderful but I left wondering why Maldives diving is rated so highly. The Good: - The boat and ... Full report  
3 stars
3 stars  
1/2017   Brian Thomasson
100+ Dives
 
Carpe Vita Y   Rasdhoo to South Male   "Fabulous boat, excellent diving - IF you know where to go"
The diving: I actually did 2 one- week back- to- back trips. The diving at the beginning was very disappointing - few fish and lots... Full report  
4 stars
3 stars  
1/2017   Lisa C. Evans
500+ Dives
 
Carpe Vita Y   [N/A]   "Excellent"
Carpe Vitae is a luxurious live aboard. The 138 foot boat was completed in January 2011 and is in pristine condition. Maximum numb... Full report  
5 stars
3 stars  
8/2014   Judith Haynie
500+ Dives
 
Carpe Vita Explorer N   Central Atolls   A short 4- hour hop on Qatar Air from Qatar (where we are living), the Maldives is a favorite of divers from Europe, Asia and the M... Full report  
4 stars
2 stars  
12/2013   Jeremy Cohen
250+ Dives
 
Carpe Vita Explorer Y   [N/A]   Challenging diving in heavy currents with some negative entries and use of reef hooks for most shark specific encounters. Wish we... Full report  
3 stars
2 stars  
12/2013   Ken Yee
250+ Dives
 
Carpe Vita Explorer Y   N & S Male N & S Ari, Vaavu   The Carpe Vita Explorer is a beautiful boat. Largest cabins I've ever enjoyed on a live aboard. Great crew with great attitude. On... Full report  
4 stars
4 stars  
4/2013   Thomas H Lopatin
500+ Dives
 
Constellation Fleet (MV Leo)/ MV Leo Y   [N/A]   All dives from dhoni - separate 35- 40 foot boat equipped w/ compressor. We had a backup dhoni for the week - not in good shape bu... Full report  
5 stars
2 stars  
10/2013   GERALD WILLISON
250+ Dives
 
Delphis/ Royal Island Full report N   Baa Atoll   Itís hard to be objective about our trip to Royal Island, because we paid absolute top dollar to go during the high season, and it... Full report  
4 stars
3 stars  
12/2009   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
 
Dive and Sail/ Cinnamon Ellaidhoo Maidives N   Ellaidhoo, North Ari Atoll   "Hotel vacation in the Maldives"
Travel was easy, we took a direct flight to Istanbul, laid over for 3 days to visit the historic sites and continued on by direct ... Full report  
4 stars
2 stars  
11/2015   Bill Fletcher
250+ Dives
 
Dive Bandos/ Bandos Resort N   Bandos Resort and Spa   In a word: don't go. I like value, and this place didn't produce. It's hard to get to the Maldives, and once there things are exp... Full report  
2 stars
3 stars  
11/2013   Dan Benson
1000+ Dives
 
Diverland Gan/ Equator Village N   [N/A]   "Addu Atoll, Maldives Deep South"
Addu Atoll was an add- on to our trip on the Manthiri (see separate report). 11 of our group of 12 went here. Addu is the souther... Full report  
3 stars
3 stars  
3/2017   Mr Brent Woods
500+ Dives
 
Diverland Maldives/ equator village N   Addu Atoll, Gan Island   "Hard corals and mantas"
Addu Atoll is the only space in the Maldives that was not effected by coral bleaching in the last years. It is a hard coral paradi... Full report  
5 stars
3 stars  
3/2015   Klaus-D Glismann
1000+ Dives
 
Dreamcatcher 2 Full report Y   Ari and South Male Atoll   The Good - - Very comfortable boat. Lots of space for sitting, relaxing, reading and drinking. Has a bar deck with good selection o... Full report  
1 stars
4 stars  
11/2009   Jerry Tuttle
1000+ 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
 
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
 
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
 
Ellaidhoo Dive Dhop/ Chaaya Ellaidhoo Resort N   Ellaidhoo Resort, North Ari   The Good: - very good house reef. I only snorkelled the house reef but was impressed by the amount of eagle rays seen on each occ... Full report  
3 stars
2 stars  
1/2013   Philip johnston
1000+ 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
 
Emperor Group N   Best of Maldives   "Over Dived and Absolute Madness"
While much has been written about global warming and the resulting damage to the reef, not a lot has been written about the impact... Full report  
3 stars
3 stars  
4/2019   Christhol Swanson
100+ Dives
 
Emperor Serenity Y   [N/A]   "Maldives; Emperor Serenity"
We arrived for departure the afternoon of Dec. 17, 2017, to a weeklong dive itinerary they call ďThe best of the MaldivesĒ. Our ca... Full report  
4 stars
4 stars  
1/2018   Ted Bemis
250+ Dives
 
Emperor Virgo Y   [N/A]   "Emperor Virgo - A great experience!"
I had heard a lot of stories about liveaboards in the Maldives and with some trepidation exited the airport to be greeted by the d... Full report  
5 stars
3 stars  
2/2017   James Oates
1000+ Dives
 
Euro Divers/ Vilamendhoo Island Resort N   Ari Atoll   The Maldives is half- way around the planet from Denver, CO so it takes long flights to get there. We flew through LA, Narita, and ... Full report  
3 stars
5 stars  
4/2014   Henry O Ziller
250+ Dives
 
Euro Divers/ Kurumba Full report N   Kurumba   This was our 3rd trip to Kurumba Resort and 4th to Maldives. Currently living in Asia so fairly easy to travel to Maldives. Eur... Full report  
5 stars
5 stars  
3/2012   Arthur Burke Jr
250+ 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
 
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
 
Eurodivers/ Club Med Kani Full report N   [N/A]   Diving is more difficult than in most warm water destinations due to strong currents and lots of surge. All divers are given oran... Full report  
4 stars
1 stars  
9/2002   Kim S
100+ Dives
 
Explorer Ventures/ M/V Carpe Vita Y   Male, Maldives   "Manta Ray Diving"
This was the southern itinerary and the primary focus was large animals. It did not disappoint. We spent at least 2 hours underw... Full report  
5 stars
3 stars  
4/2018   Gerald Canning
1000+ Dives
 
Explorer Ventures/ Carpe Vita Full report Y   [N/A]   The Carpe Vita is a brand new luxury boat that will spoil you forever. Huge cabins, highly attentive crew and spectacular diving. ... Full report  
5 stars
3 stars  
7/2011   Eric Schindler
250+ Dives
 
EXPLORER VENTURES Carpe Vita/ Carpe Vita Y   male, Baa, Raa, Ari atolls   "Great liveaboard diving in the Maldives"
We are a group of 6 experienced divers who have been on several liveaboards including two previous Maldives trips. Carpe Vita is o... Full report  
5 stars
4 stars  
11/2017   Graham McGregor
500+ Dives
 
Explorer Ventures Carpe Vita Y   central atolls   "Diving is not worth the cost or time "
We went in the prime diving time of year- - Feb & March to have the best conditions so paid full price. We had rough, windy conditions... Full report  
2 stars
1 stars  
2/2017   Gail M King
1000+ Dives
 
Explorer Ventures Carpe Vita Full report Y   [N/A]   This was my husband's and my first liveaboard and we have been told that we are now forever spoiled and will have a hard time find... Full report  
4 stars
2 stars  
2/2012   Marcia Wilson
<100 Dives
 
Extreme Maldives Watersports/ Cocoon Maldives N   [N/A]   "Nice diving in the Maldives"
Cocoon Maldives is not a dive resort but is associated with Extreme Maldives Watersports who operate a dive operation at the resor... Full report  
4 stars
5 stars  
5/2019   William T Schaiff
100+ Dives
 
Four Seasons Explorer Y   [N/A]   "Excellent Diving and Accomodations"
This is a luxury dive boat (a true Four Seasons run property), with 10 very large and comfortable cabins w/ full bath, plus one lu... Full report  
5 stars
3 stars  
3/2015   Richard Ansbacher
<100 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
 
Fun Azul Fleet Y   North Route   Great trip. Boat was exceptional. Nice sun deck. Pampered diving. Great crew that was knowledgeable and helpful and really work... Full report  
5 stars
4 stars  
10/2013   Tom Brumback
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
 
Liquid Salt Divers/ Aveyla N   Dharavandhoo   "Shore diving is a hit at this inhabited, local island!"
This was my second trip diving in the Maldives; the first time I was on a high- end resort island and this time was on an inhabited... Full report  
5 stars
4 stars  
2/2016   Eileen J Councill
500+ 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
 
M/V Emporer Leo N   [N/A]   "A week diving the "
This was a bucket list trip for me. I was also a single diver. I chose the Leo based on reviews, price and availability. M... Full report  
3 stars
3 stars  
12/2018   Richard Hart
250+ Dives
 
M/V Maldives Princess Y   [N/A]   After two days of travel and 30 hours in the air, I was hoping for much better diving than we had. I was expecting corals and fis... Full report  
3 stars
3 stars  
9/2013   David Bader
1000+ Dives
 
M/Y Blue Voyager (Maldives Master) Y   Central Atolls   "Maldives: Great Boat, Questionable Diving"
Blue Voyager and The Master Fleet are merging and while the brand is yet to be consolidated, it is a well- run organization. The 1... Full report  
3 stars
2 stars  
4/2018   Tim
1000+ Dives
 
M/Y Maldives Princess Y   [N/A]   "Maldives Prncess--Don't bother...."
I'll keep this short. Don't bother with this operator. The ship was significantly over- hyped on its website (cabins dirty, furni... Full report  
4 stars
3 stars  
11/2014   MARC PINTO
500+ Dives
 
Maafushi Dive and Water Sport/ Kaani Village and Spa N   Maafushi island   "Diving in Maldives"
The Good: It's an inhabited island with about 500 to 800 Maldivians living on this island. You get to mix and talk to the locals. ... Full report  
3 stars
3 stars  
12/2014   Andrew Colin Thompson
100+ Dives
 
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