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Dive Review of Carpe Vita in
Maldives

Carpe Vita: "Excellent", Aug, 2014,

by Judith Haynie, CA, US ( 1 report). Report 7998.

Reporter and Travel

Dive Experience 501-1000 dives
Where else diving Fiji, Palau, Chuuk, Little Cayman, Saba, Belize, Mexico, Baja, Curacao, Bonaire, Philippines, others


others
Closest Airport Male,Maldives Getting There Emarites thru Dubai

Dive Conditions

Weather sunny Seas calm, choppy, currents, no currents
Water Temp 82 to 83 Fahrenheit Wetsuit Thickness
Water Visibility 60 to 80 Feet

Dive Policy

Dive own profile yes
Enforced diving restrictions All dives could be an hour long if desired. If divers returned earlier they might be accompanied by a standby dive master. No dives more than 100 feet.
Liveaboard? yes Nitrox Available? yes

What I Saw

Sharks Lots Mantas Squadrons
Dolphins None Whale Sharks 1 or 2
Turtles > 2 Whales None
Corals 5 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 5 stars
Overall rating for UWP's For Subscribers Only Shore Facilities For Subscribers Only
UW Photo Comments Camera tables were available at the back of the Carpe Vita live aboard. Two camera tanks were available o ... 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 5 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
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Beginners 3 stars
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Comments Carpe Vitae is a luxurious live aboard. The 138 foot boat was completed in January 2011 and is in pristine condition. Maximum number of guests is 20. There are two Superior cabins located on the top or third deck. Two Suite cabins mid deck and 6 Standard cabins lower deck. I was lucky to stay 10 days in the Superio ... Subscribe to get the full story. For Subscribers Only  Active subscribers continue reading here
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By Judith Haynie in CA, US at Jan 13, 2015 18:36 EST  
We were on a 10 day trip. Manta's were spotted on different days so most likely you will see Manta Rays on 7 as well as 10 day trips.
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