Expansive atolls, endless dive options, bountiful marine life, and we have the best of it all!

HIGHLIGHTS

  • 6 days of amazing diving and living on a luxury boat
  • The chance for manta rays, hammerheads, and so much life!
  • Experienced guides and cruise director to assist with every need
  • Endless views across the sea

You’ve dreamed about diving Maldives, and here’s your chance! A magical destination filled with underwater amazement and endless vistas across the sea. Dive with manta rays gliding by in the morning, see the grey reef sharks patrolling the reef in the afternoon, and watch the sun setting across an endless sea in the evening. Eight days of pristine reefs, occasional currents, megafauna and macro life…all from the luxury of a spacious live aboard!

Wildfire Expeditions has partnered with Emperor Liveaboard to offer you the best diving around Maldives in an amazing package. Join the MV Atoll with a maximum of 12 guests, a smaller number than most other boats, for a more personal experience. Your 8-day itinerary is arranged so the dives are uncrowded and pleasant. Spend your down time lounging on the sun deck, watching a film on the 38” home theatre system, or having a swim!

The dive sites are accessed directly from the LOB or by dive tender. Dives are led by experienced guides, with a maximum of 5 divers to each guide for maximum safety and enjoyment. Fantastic and varied meals keep you energized for the 17-18 dives over 8 days.

Choose from two amazing themes for your Maldives experience. Pelagic Magic begins in Male and covers areas of North and South Ari Atolls to find Manta Rays at multiple sites, Grey Reef Sharks patrolling the pinnacles, Maya Thila coming to life at night, and chances to snorkel with Whale Sharks! Best of Maldives takes you to the most famous dive sites in Maldives, with a variety of shark and manta dives as well as reef dives with the abundant fish and macro life, including a night dive with Nurse Sharks!

Trip Dates:

25 November – 02 December, 2018 – Pelagic Magic

16 – 23 December, 2018 – Best of Maldives

Other dates may be available. Please contact us if interested at: info@wildfirexpeditions.com

 

DEPARTURE/RETURN LOCATIONVelana International Airport, Male, Maldives
DEPARTURE TIME Arrive in Male before 4:00pm
RETURN TIME Departure from Male 12:00 Noon or later
WEARBoardies, bikinis, and wetsuits!
EXPERIENCE LEVELAdvanced Open Water and above

Pre-requisites:

  • Mandatory accident and medical insurance (*World Nomads* recommended if travel/dive insurance is needed)
  • Minimum certification level of Advanced Open Water is required
  • Produce a valid certification and signed a completed registration form/waiver prior to commencing dive activities (US and Canadian divers must sign a North American waiver which will be sent separately)
  • Each diver must have a dive computer and SMB, and carry a reef hook and torch (night dive)

 

 

Dive, eat, sleep, repeat!

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Day 1: Arrival

Arrive in Male before 4:00pm for your pickup and transfer to spend the first night on the boat!
2

Days 2-6 : Diving, Relaxing, and More Diving

6 days of glorious diving on healthy reefs with mantas, sharks, tropical marine life, and macro! Have your cameras ready!”
3

Day 7 : Return to Male

A beautiful sail back to the mainland. A tour of Male can be arranged for all who are interested – just inquire on the boat! You will spend one final night on the boat on your way back to Male.
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Day 8 : Departure Day

You will be transferred to Male airport for departure by 9:30am, so please plan departing flights no earlier than 12:00 Noon.
INCLUDEDAirport Transfer from Male to LOB

3 chef prepared meals per day, afternoon snacks

Water, tea, coffee on board

Unlimited drinking water, tea, coffee

LOB accommodation on twin-share basis

Daily room cleaning, and fresh towels

17/18 dives per week in total (2-3 dives per day with no diving on the arrival/departure day)

Tanks, weights, Nitrox (certification required)

Service of experienced Dive Guides (5 guests to 1 guide ratio)

GST 12% & Green Tax

1 BBQ night on a local island (if the weather and route conditions allow)

EXCLUDEDInternational or other domestic flights

Diving or travel insurance

Diving Equipment (must be reserved in advance)

15 litre tanks and other tank requests (must be reserved in advance)

Alcohol and soft drinks

GST 12% on onboard services

Other services which are not listed here or above

*PLEASE NOTE: Dive accident and medical insurance is mandatory for this trip. If travel or dive insurance is needed, we recommend World Nomads Adventurer coverage for your trip. For more information or to purchase coverage, click here

Booking Terms

To hold your reservation:

25% deposit due within 5 days of booking

Final full payment due 95 days before departure

Cancellation policy

  • 75% refund if cancelled 12 weeks or more prior to departure
  • 50% refund if cancelled 9-12 weeks prior to departure
  • No refund if cancelled <9 weeks prior to departure.

Insurance is required for this trip. Get insured with our awesome partner World Nomads

Upcoming Dates

Date Tickets Left
25 Nov 2018 8
22 Dec 2018 8
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