Princess Dhonkamana

from US$ 174 / day


  • Internet
  • Nitrox available
9.810 "Exceptional"   5 Verified Reviews
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    M/Y Princess Dhonkamana is a 31m luxury liveaboard yacht, with a crew of 13 work to ensure guests experience an outstanding liveaboard diving holiday.

    Princess Dhonkamana Maldives features nine large double cabins equipped with canopy style beds, air conditioning and en suite bathrooms. Large indoor common areas and a lounge are the perfect place for guests to unwind after an exciting day of diving. There is also a covered outdoor dining area and 3 sun decks, including a hot tub. Breakfast, lunch and dinner onboard are a mix of Maldivian, continental and Italian cuisine. All meals are served buffet style.

    Scuba diving in the Maldives offers divers phenomenal discoveries in the nutrient rich waters of the Indian Ocean. MY Princess Dhonkamana has 3 dive experts on board to assist divers with up to 3 spectacular dives per day. Scuba divers will explore amazing coral reefs drawing manta rays, whale sharks, turtles, rays and reef sharks. Princess Dhonkamana schedules diving holidays year round.

    A Princess Dhonkamana Maldives liveaboard diving holiday is a fantastic adventure. Book today.

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    Included: VAT, Accommodation, Complimentary toiletries, Transfers/pickups from airport, Tanks, Weights, Belts, Dive master services, All meals, Towels Provided

    Excluded: Service charge (USD 6/per person/ per day), all drinks, extra dives, Nitrox dives package, diving courses, diving equipment rent, island entry fees (between USD 3 and 11 per person), tips, single surcharge (varies depending on season - between €600-€2000), Upper Deck Ocean View Cabin supplement of EUR 100/person/week,

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    Boat features

    • Leisure Deck
    • Shaded diving deck
    • Camera Station
    • Massage
    • Audio & video entertainment
    • Air Conditioned saloon
    • Aircon Cabins
    • Sun Deck
    • Indoor Saloon
    • Non-Diver (Snorkeler) Friendly
    • Outdoor Dining
    • Separate rinse for u/w camera
    • Hot Tub
    • Paid Internet

    Food & Drinks

    • Western Food
    • Local Food

    If you have specific diet requests you can add this to your special requests on step 2 of the booking form. We advise limiting these requests to religious beliefs or food allergies. The liveaboard serves great food and you will be hungry after a full day of diving!


    • DIN Adaptors
    • Nitrox available
    • Tenders for diving

    The crew speaks English and Italian.

    Gear rental

    There is diving gear available to rent on this boat. Please provide your rental needs on the booking form.
    You will need to pay for the rental gear on board of the boat. Show prices

    Rental Gear Prices

    • Full Equipment:USD 175 (BCD/REG/wetsuit) per week
    • Nitrox tank:USD 70 per week package
    • Wetsuit:USD 65 per week
    • Regulator:USD 65 per week
    • BCD:USD 65 per week
    • Dive Computer:USD 65 per week
    • Snorkel equipment:USD 25 per week
    • Nitrox Refills:USD 70 per week Nitrox package

    Drawings & Vessel Layouts

    Princess Dhonkamana Deck Plan floorplan


    Boat Specifications

    • Year built:2008
    • Length:31 meters
    • Beam:10 meters
    • Cruising speed:10 knots
    • Max guests:18
    • Number of cabins:9
    • Number of bathrooms:9
    • Tenders:1 Dhoni and 1 dive tender
    • Water capacity:400 liters per hour

    Boat navigation, communication and safety features

    Princess Dhonkamana Reviews

    Exceptional (out of 10)
    Average score from 5 Verified Review(s) Only people who have booked through and joined the Liveaboard can write a review.
    South Korea
    Very good, esp. if your an italian!! Adventure Cruise (Suvadiva), Maldives in February

    Pros and cons... Pros 1) Food was awesome, delicious italian cuisine in the middle of the ocean every single day!! 2) Large rooms!! 3) Friendly and helpful staff, accomodated all our needs!! 4) WHALE SHARKS (more than one) and DOLPHINS!!! Cons... If you're from italy, or are fluent in italian(which I'm not), then definitely recommended. If not, some consideration may be needed, as most of the guides are italian and are not completely fluent in english (except Ali, who is a native and speaks english well enough). Overall, we had a great time!!

    Recommended for

    Great food, friendly staff, WHALE SHARKS!!!!

    United Kingdom
    Awesome adventure! Adventure Cruise (Suvadiva), Maldives in February

    Excellent. Should note however this is a predominantly Italian boat so be prepared if not an Italian speaker (although all guides speak English too). Food is all Italian - would be nice to have some local Maldivian food on occasion too. Other than this, trip was perfect, diving awesome. Great crew on board, Super welcoming and friendly, very well organised. I'd go back in a heartbeat!

    Recommended for

    Guides, food, friendliness

    best liveaboard experience ever ! Classic Maldives, Maldives in November


    Recommended for

    Manta ray night dive, the italian-maldivian food, and the ayurvedic massages onboard

    Phantastisch!!! Ich komme wieder , nächstes Jahr :) Classic Maldives, Maldives in September

    Es war vom Anfang bis zum Ende der wohl schönste Urlaub meines Lebens, und ich werde nie mehr in einem Hotel Urlaub machen,,, ich habe diese Art Urlaub zu machen ,,, auf einem Tauchboot ,,,, für mich entdeckt und habe auch schon der Crew gesagt das ich nächstes Jahr wieder mit ihnen meinen Urlaub plane.

    Recommended for

    Manta Tauchen, Nacht Tauchgang, Super nette Crew

    Great week! Amazing dives, with very happy and helpful crew! Classic Maldives, Maldives in April

    Excellent trip!

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