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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
 
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
 
Manthiri Y   [N/A]   "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
 
Manthiri/ same Y   [N/A]   "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
 
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
 
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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
 
Maldives Master/Blue Voyager Y   [N/A]   "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 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
 
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
 
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
 
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
 
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
 
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
 
S/Y Maldives Siren Y   [N/A]   "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
 
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 “The best of the Maldives”. Our ca... Full report  
4 stars
4 stars  
1/2018   Ted Bemis
250+ 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 can’t take any liquor - the aut... Full report  
5 stars
3 stars  
11/2017   Linda Dunn
500+ 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
 
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
 
Macana Maldives Y   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
 
Ocean Devine Y   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 Y   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
 
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
 
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
 
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
 
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
 
Adora Y   [N/A]   "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
 
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
 
MV Adora Y   [N/A]   "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
 
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
 
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
 
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
 
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
 
MV Orion Y   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
 
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
 
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
 
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 let’s talk about Diving. I met the Aggressor c... Full report  
5 stars
3 stars  
3/2015   Janice Smith
500+ Dives
 
Ocean Divine / Dive Encounter Alliance Y   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
 
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
 
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
 
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 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
 
Orion Y   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 Y   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 Y   [N/A]   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 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
 
Aggressor Fleet/ Maldives Aggressor Y   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 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
 
MV Maldives Princess Y   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 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
 
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
 
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
 
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
 
MV Orion Y   [N/A]   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 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
 
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
 
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
 
S/Y Maldives Siren Y   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
 
S/Y Maldives Siren Y     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
 
White wave/ Island safari 1 Full report Y   [N/A]   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 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
 
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
 
MV Orion Full report Y   [N/A]   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 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
 
World Wide Dive & Sail/ Maldives Siren Full report Y   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 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
 
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
 
Maldive Scuba Tours Full report Y   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 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
 
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
 
Manthiri Full report Y   [N/A]   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 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
 
MV Orion Full report Y   [N/A]   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
 
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
 
MV Orion Full report Y   [N/A]   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 Y   [N/A]   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 Y   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
 
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
 
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
 
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 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
 
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
 
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
 
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 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
 
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
 
Maldives Dive Travel Y   [N/A]   "Diving in the Maldives"
The Maldives are located off the southern tip of India and consist of a large number of small low lying tropical islands. They hav... Full report  
3 stars
3 stars  
7/2007   Andrew Falconer
500+ 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
 
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
 
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
 
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
 
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
 
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