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Dive Review of Carpe Diem in
Maldives

Carpe Diem: "Amazing Maldives Liveaboard", Oct, 2014,

by Richard W Crain, WA, US ( 1 report). Report 7864.

Reporter and Travel

Dive Experience 26-50 dives
Where else diving Puget Sound, Hawaii, US Gulf Coast, Andaman Islands, India
Closest Airport Male Getting There Flew from Hyderabad, India. 2 quick flights.

Dive Conditions

Weather sunny, rainy Seas choppy, currents
Water Temp 27 to 28 Celsius Wetsuit Thickness 3
Water Visibility 5 to 25 Meters

Dive Policy

Dive own profile no
Enforced diving restrictions Kept in groups. Depth set ahead. Dive time set ahead.
Liveaboard? yes Nitrox Available? yes

What I Saw

Sharks Lots Mantas 1 or 2
Dolphins None Whale Sharks None
Turtles > 2 Whales None
Corals 4 stars Tropical Fish For Subscribers Only
Small Critters For Subscribers Only Large Fish For Subscribers Only
Large Pelagics For Subscribers Only

Underwater Photography 1 (worst) - 5 (best):

Subject Matter For Subscribers Only Boat Facilities 4 stars
Overall rating for UWP's For Subscribers Only Shore Facilities For Subscribers Only
UW Photo Comments Fresh water tank on the dhoni. Table with towels and power outlets on the main boat. ... Subscribe to get the full story. For Subscribers Only  Active subscribers continue reading here

Ratings and Overall Comments 1 (worst) - 5 (best):

Accommodations For Subscribers Only Food 4 stars
Service and Attitude For Subscribers Only Environmental Sensitivity For Subscribers Only
Dive Operation For Subscribers Only Shore Diving For Subscribers Only
Snorkeling N/A
Value for $$ For Subscribers Only
Beginners 3 stars
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Comments This was a terrific trip. The Maldives are more spread out than they appear on a map. Probably travelled 200 miles. A liveaboard is the only way to dive here. The Carpe Diem was well organized. Met at the airport and taken to the boat. Initial briefing complete and clear. Daily routine clear and written on a white board for all to see. Living accommodations fine: AC, in room bathroom and shower, not too cramped, cleaned daily. Fo ... Subscribe to get the full story. For Subscribers Only  Active subscribers continue reading here
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