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Addu Dive/ Wavesound 3S Guest House   Addu Atoll   "A great new Maldivian adventure"
I decided to try a new adventure for my 5th visit to the always reliable Maldives and booked Addu Atoll where about 10% of Maldivi... Full report  
5 stars
3 stars  
10/2022   Jan Topley
250+ Dives
Photos available 
Adora Full report LiveAboard     "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
3Helpful vote(s) received
Aggressor Full report LiveAboard 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
1Helpful vote(s) received
Aggressor Fleet LiveAboard Maldives   "Glorious trip, crew exceptional, food great, accommodations superior,"
This was my second time in the Maldives and was superior in all ways= the crew, the dive masters, the accommodations, all of it. A... Full report  
5 stars
5 stars  
5/2022   Susan Cropper
1000+ Dives
 
Aggressor Fleet LiveAboard Southern Maldives   "Good diving but 2 boat accidents"
The crew were all wonderful. Diving good but can be difficult with changing currents around mouth of channels on this southern iti... Full report  
5 stars
2 stars  
3/2022   Paul Neis
500+ Dives
Photos available 
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Aggressor Fleet LiveAboard Maldives Aggressor   "Excellent first experience in the Maldives. "
The flights to Dubai from Houston, were very long (14+ hours). Long layovers, then the final leg to Male. An overnight stay in a n... Full report  
4 stars
1 stars  
2/2022   John A Shives
500+ Dives
 
Aggressor Fleet LiveAboard Maldives Aggressor   "Excellent first experience in the Maldives. "
The flights to Dubai from Houston, were very long (14+ hours). Long layovers, then the final leg to Male. An overnight stay in a n... Full report  
4 stars
1 stars  
2/2022   John A Shives
500+ Dives
 
Aggressor Fleet LiveAboard 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
5Helpful vote(s) received
Aggressor Fleet LiveAboard     "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
4Helpful vote(s) received
Aggressor Fleet Full report LiveAboard 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
 
Aggressor Fleet Full report LiveAboard     "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
1Helpful vote(s) received
Aggressor Fleet LiveAboard     "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
4Helpful vote(s) received
Aggressor Fleet Full report LiveAboard     "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
2Helpful vote(s) received
Aggressor Fleet Full report LiveAboard     "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
3Helpful vote(s) received
Aggressor Fleet Full report LiveAboard     "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 Full report LiveAboard     "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
1Helpful vote(s) received
Aggressor Fleet Full report LiveAboard     "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 Full report LiveAboard     "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 Full report LiveAboard 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 Full report LiveAboard 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
7Helpful vote(s) received
Aggressor Fleet Full report LiveAboard     "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
3Helpful vote(s) received
Aggressor Fleet/ Maldives Aggressor Full report LiveAboard 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 Full report LiveAboard     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 Full report LiveAboard     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 Full report LiveAboard     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 Full report LiveAboard     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 LiveAboard     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 LiveAboard     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 LiveAboard     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 LiveAboard 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 LiveAboard     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 LiveAboard     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 LiveAboard     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 Full report   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 Full report   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
1Helpful vote(s) received
Ark Royal Full report LiveAboard     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
1Helpful vote(s) received
Ark Royal Dive Yacht and Spa Full report LiveAboard     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 LiveAboard     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       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       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 LiveAboard     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
1Helpful vote(s) received
Baani Adventurer Full report LiveAboard 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 LiveAboard     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
1Helpful vote(s) received
Baani Explorer Full report LiveAboard 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 LiveAboard     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 Full report   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
3Helpful vote(s) received
Bandos Island Resort Full report   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
2Helpful vote(s) received
Bandos Island Resort Full report   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       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
 
Barefoot Dive Center/ Barefoot Eco Lodge   Hanimaadhoo Island   "What a treat"
Structures set tastefully back from waters edge, behind foliage, but still guests were a few from beach. Beautifull vegetated grou... Full report  
3 stars
5 stars  
3/2022   Rika
500+ Dives
Photos available
1Helpful vote(s) received
Blue Force LiveAboard     "Maldives, Central ROute"
This is my second trip on this boat. It is nicely appointed and very comfortable. Good food. Comfortable diving with modest curren... Full report  
4 stars
4 stars  
4/2021   Jack Bernstein
500+ Dives
Photos available 
Blue Force One LiveAboard     "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
1Helpful vote(s) received
Blue O Two Full report LiveAboard     "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 Full report   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 Full report LiveAboard     "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
1Helpful vote(s) received
BlueOtwo LiveAboard Central and Baa atolls   "Amazing trip of a lifetime"
Joined the blueOtwo liveaboard, Blue Voyager, in Sept 2022 for a 7 nights trip around the Central Atolls in the Maldives. The trip... Full report  
5 stars
3 stars  
10/2022   Sandra Hayashi
250+ Dives
 
BlueOTwo Full report LiveAboard 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
2Helpful vote(s) received
Boutique Beach Full report       "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
1Helpful vote(s) received
Carpa Vita Full report LiveAboard     "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
2Helpful vote(s) received
Carpe Diem Full report LiveAboard     "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 Full report LiveAboard     "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
1Helpful vote(s) received
Carpe Novo/ Kiha Beach LiveAboard North Atolls   "Whale Sharks and Mantas!!"
Combo land- based and liveaboard trip postponed due to COVID. We spent 3 nights land- based with the express purpose of snorkeling w... Full report  
4 stars
2 stars  
10/2021   Carl Belles
250+ Dives
2Helpful vote(s) received
Carpe Novo Full report LiveAboard     "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 NOVO liveaboard LiveAboard     "Great Diving, Poor COVID EXPERIENCE"
First the Diving. We took the southern route, since our last trip to the Maldives 19 years ago we took the Best of the Maldives c... Full report  
5 stars
3 stars  
5/2021   Terry H Anderson
1000+ Dives
3Helpful vote(s) received
Carpe Vita   Deep South   This was a phenomenal experience, so varied in everything. . . marine life, bottom profile, dive conditions, depth. The staff went b... Full report  
5 stars
3 stars  
3/2022   Rika
500+ Dives
Photos available
1Helpful vote(s) received
Carpe Vita LiveAboard     "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
2Helpful vote(s) received
Carpe Vita       "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
3Helpful vote(s) received
Carpe Vita Full report LiveAboard     "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
1Helpful vote(s) received
Carpe Vita Full report LiveAboard     "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
3Helpful vote(s) received
Carpe Vita Full report LiveAboard 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 Full report LiveAboard     "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 Full report   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
1Helpful vote(s) received
Carpe Vita Explorer Full report LiveAboard     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 Full report LiveAboard 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 Full report LiveAboard     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   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       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
 
DHUNI KOLHU RESORT   BAA ATOLL   "corals and fish almost as gorgeous as 30 years ago in Baa Atoll "
half of corals on the island are dead , but plenty of fish in some places ( blacktips , turtles on premises ). From 1/ 2 hr to 1... Full report  
4 stars
4 stars  
12/2020   CAUSSIOL
500+ Dives
 
Dive and Sail/ Cinnamon Ellaidhoo Maidives Full report   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
1Helpful vote(s) received
Dive Bandos/ Bandos Resort Full report   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
1Helpful vote(s) received
Dive Desk   Male   "Wonderful Specialty Shore Dives in Maldives Capital"
This is not typical Maldives diving and I wouldn't suggest US divers make the trip just for the dives in Male, but for nudibranch ... Full report  
4 stars
4 stars  
4/2022   Laura Todd
1000+ Dives
Photos available 
Diverland Gan/ Equator Village Full report       "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
3Helpful vote(s) received
Diverland Maldives/ equator village Full report   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
2Helpful vote(s) received
Dreamcatcher 2 Full report LiveAboard 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
1Helpful vote(s) received
EAGLE RAY Full report LiveAboard     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 LiveAboard     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 LiveAboard 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 Full report   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   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 Atoll LiveAboard South central   "The liveaboard was basic, but comfortable, the diving was fantastic. "
The good- the diving was fantastic as was the dive guides and the food. The boat was a bit tired and basic but it was comfortabl... Full report  
5 stars
2 stars  
3/2019   Michael Francis
250+ Dives
3Helpful vote(s) received
Emperor Explorer LiveAboard     "Excellent Liveaboard trip in the Maldives"
We are a group of 6 experienced divers who have been on several liveaboards including three previous Maldives trips. Emperor Explo... Full report  
5 stars
3 stars  
11/2021   Graham McGregor
500+ Dives
Photos available
1Helpful vote(s) received
Emperor Group   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
3Helpful vote(s) received
Emperor Serenity Full report LiveAboard     "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
6Helpful vote(s) received
Emperor Virgo Full report LiveAboard     "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
2Helpful vote(s) received
Euro Divers/ Lux South Ari Atoll   South Ari Atoll   "Whale sharks and biofluorescence in the Maldive Islands"
... Full report  
3 stars
3 stars  
10/2022   Philip M Carpenter
100+ Dives
 
Euro Divers/ Vilamendhoo Island Resort Full report   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
2Helpful vote(s) received
Euro Divers/ Kurumba Full report   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   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   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       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   Indian Ocean   "Overall a good destination"
The boat is exactly as described on the Explorer Ventures website. It is a very large boat accommodating 26 passengers. This is... Full report  
4 stars
2 stars  
8/2021   Randy Alexander
500+ Dives
1Helpful vote(s) received
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