The M/Y Duke of York is a luxury liveaboard offering spectacular scuba diving in the turquoise waters of the Maldives. The Duke of York provides 10 spacious, luxury cabins over 3 decks to cater for 25 guests on board. On the lower deck are 6 double, twin or triple cabins. On the main deck is 1 twin cabin, and on the upper deck, there are 3 more twin cabins with ocean views. Each cabin is equipped with individual climate control and en-suite bathrooms. Social areas include the large indoor air-conditioned salon with comfortable seating, TV and full entertainment system, while the bar offers a wide choice of soft drinks and spirits.
The restaurant is located on the main deck, and guests can enjoy a buffet of freshly-prepared Italian and Maldivian cuisine. Three decks provide views with comfortable seating including sun loungers, sun mats and deck chairs. And for those who want some extra relaxation, there is also an onboard spa offering massage services. The well-trained and highly attentive 13 member Duke of York crew strives to provide superior service for the perfect liveaboard diving holiday.
MY Duke of York liveaboard offers year-round itineraries to the best dive dives site in the Maldives. Nitrox is free for certified divers and rebreather support is available. The yacht also has an underwater scooter available. Duke of York is accompanied by a dhoni, allowing ample space for gear storage and kitting up. Most Maldives liveaboard itineraries aboard the Duke of York depart on a Monday, meaning that scuba divers can enjoy the vibrant and colourful underwater ecosystem teeming with marine life away from the crowds.
Call us or book online today to reserve your space aboard the Duke of York yacht.
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Included: VAT, Airport Transfer, Drinking Water, Tea & Coffee, Welcome Cocktails, Full-Board Meal Plan (All meals), Diving Package, Nitrox, Fishing, Kayaks, Land Excursions, Snorkel Gear, Snorkeling Guide, Beach Towels, Cabin Towels, Complimentary Toiletries, Deck Towels.
Required Extras: Dive Insurance, Environment Tax (6 USD per day), Gratuities (90 USD per week).
Optional Extras: Travel Insurance, Visas and Fees, Hotel Transfer, Local Flights, Alcoholic Beverages, Soft drinks, Beach BBQ (10-18 USD per activity), Extra Dives (40 USD per activity), Nitrox Course, Private Dive Guide, Rental Gear, Scuba Diving Courses, Laundry / Pressing Services, WiFi internet (25 USD per trip), Massage.
Book now, pay later: You can easily place your booking online. We will then hold the spaces for you and you can confirm with a payment later.
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Food & Drinks
If you have any specific dietary requirements whilst on-board your cruise, 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 crew speaks English.
There is diving gear available on this boat. Please provide your rental needs on the booking form. See below for further details on inclusions and pricing. Show prices.
Drawings & Vessel Layouts
- Year built 2010
- Year renovated Yearly
- Length 36 meters
- Beam 11 meters
- Top speed 12 knots
- Cruising speed 9 knots
- Engines Daewoo 600HP
- Max guests 25
- Number of cabins 11
- Number of bathrooms 11
- Tenders Dive Dhoni
- Water capacity 10 tons
- Fuel capacity 8000 liters
- Freshwater maker 12 tons per day
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Duke of York Reviews
- 9.0 Superb
- 4 Verified Reviews
- Vessel 8.5
- Crew 9.5
- Food 9.5
- Diving 9.0
- Value 8.5
Comfortable boat and awesome food
Very good diving around Fuvamullah and Addu atolls in channels. The food on board is mainly European style and is very very good. Cabins are very comfortable. Local dive guides were great. The Italian dive leader is very friendly and professional.
- Recommended for
- Italian food, very comfortable cabins, friendly dive leader
Was great ! Very good organisation. Staff is friendly
- Recommended for
- good boats, nice staff, and great dives
Very good trip
Very nice crew, very useful and friendly The dives were really nice and beautiful and food was delicious
- Recommended for
- Guides, dives and food