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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
 
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 
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
 
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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
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
Four Seasons Explorer/ Landaa Giraavaru LiveAboard     "Diving during Covid in the Maldives - great to be back in the water"
After 18 months of no diving, my wife and I just returned from the Maldives. We had an amazing trip at the Four Seasons Landaa Gir... Full report  
5 stars
3 stars  
8/2021   Steven Skiba
500+ Dives
3Helpful vote(s) received
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
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 
Explorer Ventures, Maldives / Bandos Island LiveAboard Central itinerary   "Classic SW monsoon season 10 day trip, 30+ dives "
After diving most of the Pacific Ocean’s tropical regions over the last 30+ years, I finally made it to the Indian Ocean. Gettin... Full report  
4 stars
2 stars  
11/2019   Lee Little Haponski
1000+ Dives
Photos available
2Helpful vote(s) received
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
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
Manthiri LiveAboard     "Maldives great for pelagics, fish and reef critters"
A visit to the Maldives had been on our ‘Bucket List’ for quite some time. The trip did not disappoint overall and was well worth... Full report  
5 stars
5 stars  
4/2019   Timothy C Barden
250+ Dives
2Helpful vote(s) received
Manthiri/ same LiveAboard     "Excellent"
Trip exceeded all expectations. Smooth transition to and from airport, including hotel and pool for one night. 4- 5 dives a day, ea... Full report  
5 stars
3 stars  
4/2019   Andrew Anderson
100+ Dives
Photos available
3Helpful vote(s) received
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
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
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
Maldives Master/Blue Voyager LiveAboard     "Top notch, satisfying week trip on a relatively large liveaboard"
Blue Voyager holds 26 passengers and we had a full house for our one week itinerary. A friendly group of Brits, we two Americans, ... Full report  
4 stars
2 stars  
1/2019   Eric Schindler
500+ Dives
 
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
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
Explorer Ventures/ M/V Carpe Vita Full report LiveAboard 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
4Helpful vote(s) received
M/Y Blue Voyager (Maldives Master) Full report LiveAboard 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
3Helpful vote(s) received
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
S/Y Maldives Siren Full report LiveAboard     "Maldives Crowds"
24 divers; simply too many. I have been spoiled by the smaller boats in the Siren fleet. Although the Maldives always offers abu... Full report  
2 stars
5 stars  
2/2018   Oedipus
250+ 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 “The best of the Maldives”. Our ca... Full report  
4 stars
4 stars  
1/2018   Ted Bemis
250+ Dives
6Helpful 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 can’t take any liquor - the aut... Full report  
5 stars
3 stars  
11/2017   Linda Dunn
500+ Dives
1Helpful vote(s) received
EXPLORER VENTURES Carpe Vita/ Carpe Vita Full report LiveAboard 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
Photos available
3Helpful 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
 
Macana Maldives Full report LiveAboard Ari Atoll (N&S) / Male' Atoll   "Maldives Aboard the Princess Handy"
I think of this as my Charles Dickens dive trip. I had some of the best dives of my life and one or two near the worst. First of... Full report  
5 stars
3 stars  
9/2017   David Gere
500+ Dives
1Helpful vote(s) received
Ocean Devine Full report LiveAboard Several islands and reefs   "Luxury diving at its best."
The Maldives has been one of my bucket list destinations. I opted to treat myself to a luxury liveaboard and I wasn't disappointed... Full report  
5 stars
3 stars  
4/2017   Steve Clayman
500+ Dives
 
Scuba Tours Worldwide/ Sea Spirit Full report LiveAboard Equatorial Far South   "Far South Maldives"
My journey began in Portland Oregon, to Male, and then down to Gan. The Maldives are a long way from home! The next twelve days ... Full report  
5 stars
1 stars  
3/2017   Dan Purnell
1000+ Dives
2Helpful vote(s) received
Explorer Ventures Carpe Vita Full report LiveAboard 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
4Helpful 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
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
 
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
Adora Full report LiveAboard     "Blue Beauty At The Equator"
My preferred dive shop DJ’s 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 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
 
MV Adora Full report LiveAboard     "Maldives on Live aboard MV Adora"
The Maldives is a long ways away so the flights are a little grueling so be prepared. The Maldives is a lot of water with lots of ... Full report  
5 stars
3 stars  
3/2016   Allan Baldwin
250+ Dives
2Helpful vote(s) received
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
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
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
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
 
MV Orion Full report LiveAboard Northern Atolls   "Two Weeks on the MV Orion"
We spent two weeks on back to back 7- day cruises on the Orion. First, the diving was pretty spectacular. On one single dive, f... Full report  
5 stars
3 stars  
9/2015   Tom Baker
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
 
Four Seasons Explorer Full report LiveAboard     "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
 
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 let’s talk about Diving. I met the Aggressor c... Full report  
5 stars
3 stars  
3/2015   Janice Smith
500+ Dives
7Helpful vote(s) received
Ocean Divine / Dive Encounter Alliance Full report LiveAboard Male to south ari   "Lots to see but strong currents and limited viz"
Ocean Divine: the owners are now part of Peter Hughes dive encounters partners liveaboards. Crew: The owners weren't on board... Full report  
5 stars
3 stars  
2/2015   Hollie Lindauer
250+ Dives
1Helpful 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
M/Y Maldives Princess Full report LiveAboard     "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
1Helpful 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 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
 
Orion Full report LiveAboard Southern Atolls   The Maldives Southern Atolls in February/ March provide heavy current advanced diving. Most dives are channel dives. Hook in at 30... Full report  
5 stars
1 stars  
3/2014   Jeremy Cohen
1000+ Dives
 
MV Orion Full report LiveAboard Southern Maldives   We went on the "Deep South, Southern sharks" nine day, one way itinerary, in mid March 2014. This required taking a flight back t... Full report  
5 stars
2 stars  
3/2014   robert kopki
500+ Dives
 
MV Maldives Princess Full report LiveAboard     The trip was very long getting there - about 40 hours in total. I arrived two days earlier than my group having done a pre trip to... Full report  
5 stars
2 stars  
3/2014   Anne Warburton
500+ Dives
 
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
 
Aggressor Fleet/ Maldives Aggressor Full report LiveAboard N & S Male & Ari Atolls   Maldives Aggressor - - - - Dec 1st – 8th 2013 Of the 22 liveaboards I’ve 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
 
MV Maldives Princess Full report LiveAboard North and South Ari Atolls, Ma   The boat was wonderful with large private bathrooms and splendid accommodations. The food was equally excellant! The boat crew w... Full report  
4 stars
4 stars  
10/2013   Mark Etter
250+ 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
 
Fun Azul Fleet Full report LiveAboard 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
1Helpful vote(s) received
M/V Maldives Princess Full report LiveAboard     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
1Helpful vote(s) received
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
 
MV Orion Full report LiveAboard     We wish we had known that the diving would be primarily deep channel diving as opposed to pinnacle- top reef. The website says: "T... Full report  
3 stars
1 stars  
4/2013   Mary Marshall
500+ 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
 
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
 
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
 
S/Y Maldives Siren Full report LiveAboard Central to Southern atolls   The Diving: – this was a 10 day cruise from Male through to the southernmost major atoll (Gaafu Dhaala Atoll). The majority of di... Full report  
3 stars
2 stars  
2/2013   Philip johnston
1000+ Dives
1Helpful vote(s) received
S/Y Maldives Siren Full report LiveAboard     Possibly our expectations for the 10- day trip on Maldives Siren were set too high. My wife and I thought that this, our 15th live... Full report  
3 stars
1 stars  
1/2013   Warren Sprung
500+ Dives
1Helpful vote(s) received
White wave/ Island safari 1 Full report LiveAboard     This was quite easily the best liveaboard I, ve been on. The professionalism was very evident. The knowledge of the dive sites was ... Full report  
5 stars
3 stars  
10/2012   gopal krishnan
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
 
Explorer Ventures Carpe Vita Full report LiveAboard     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
 
MV Orion Full report LiveAboard     This was my first liveaboard, so I have no comparison to other operations. The rooms are spacious and comfortable. The diving was... Full report  
5 stars
2 stars  
10/2011   Karen Woods
100+ 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
 
World Wide Dive & Sail/ Maldives Siren Full report LiveAboard Northern atolls   This northern itinerary covered a lot of water, from sites near Male all the way up to Hanimadhoo, and including the famed Hanifar... Full report  
2 stars
3 stars  
9/2011   Jason Marks
500+ Dives
 
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
 
Explorer Ventures/ Carpe Vita Full report LiveAboard     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
 
Maldive Scuba Tours Full report LiveAboard central atolls   There was some delay and confusion while waiting for representatives at the airport in Male, but it was resolved after a sho... Full report  
3 stars
5 stars  
4/2011   Jim Garren
250+ Dives
 
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
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
 
Manthiri Full report LiveAboard     Our trip was a charter to dive with mantas, so our itinerary was different than most. Over the course of 16 days we did about a d... Full report  
5 stars
3 stars  
10/2010   Gina Sanfilippo
250+ 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
 
MV Orion Full report LiveAboard     We brought a group of 23 divers from the US for a 9- day excursion and chartered this vessel, being told that they would cater to t... Full report  
2 stars
2 stars  
5/2010   Joe Trapasso
100+ Dives
1Helpful vote(s) received
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
 
MV Orion Full report LiveAboard     Good: warm water, great visibility, lots of sharks, rays, mantas , turtles, eels , small reef fish, health corals, dive guides good... Full report  
5 stars
2 stars  
3/2010   Larry Schnabel
500+ Dives
 
MV Orion Full report LiveAboard     LONG trip from LAX. Singapore Air great service in coach. Note: some days flite n/ s to Singapore, others through Narita Japan, mu... Full report  
4 stars
1 stars  
1/2010   C F Ward
500+ Dives
 
Manthiri Full report LiveAboard Southern Atolls   We did an extended 14 night Holiday trip over Christmas and New Years. We did the Southern Atolls and elected to only do 3 dives ... Full report  
5 stars
2 stars  
12/2009   Janet Czapski
1000+ Dives
1Helpful 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
 
Peter Hughes/ Ocean Dancer Full report LiveAboard     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
 
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 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
 
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
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