Duke of York Liveaboard, Maldives

  • from US$ 257 / day
  • Internet Free Nitrox

The 36m M/Y Duke of York is a luxury liveaboard offering superior scuba diving in the turquoise waters of the Maldives. The ultimate in relaxation, the Duke of York provides 10 spacious, luxury cabins over 3 decks. Located on the lower deck are 6 cabins, 4 of which feature 1 double and 1 single bed and can be used as triple upon request, and 2 cabins which have 2 single beds. On the main deck is 1 twin cabin, and on the upper deck, there are 3 more twin cabins. 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 exquisite Italian and Maldivian cuisine. Three decks provide spectacular views with comfortable seating including sun loungers, sun mats and deck chairs. And for the ultimate in 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 schedules to the best dives site in the Maldives with state of the art dive amenities. Nitrox is free for certified divers and rebreather support is available. The Duke of York yacht 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.

A Duke of York and Spa Maldives liveaboard diving holiday is a fantastic adventure. Book today to reserve your space.

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

Excluded: Marine Park Fee: $US30, Beverages alcoholic and non-alcoholic, Ayurveda & Wellness treatments, Fees for desert & touristic islands when required, Dinner on the Beach, weather permitting (from Usd 10 to Usd 18 p.p. to be paid on board), Rent of diving and snorkelling equipment, to be requested at booking, Tips for the crew (suggested:Usd 8 p.p./per day, Green Tax Usd 6 p.p. per day (to be paid onboard for FOC as well), Domestic flights to South & North with Island Aviation. For single bookings, an extra supplement of $125 is applicable to upper deck cabins.

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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Boat features

  • Leisure Deck
  • Shaded diving deck
  • Audio & video entertainment
  • Air Conditioned saloon
  • Aircon Cabins
  • Sun Deck
  • Indoor Saloon
  • Non-Diver (Snorkeler) Friendly
  • Outdoor Dining
  • Custom built for diving
  • Paid Internet
  • En-Suite bathrooms

Food & Drinks

  • Western Food
  • Local Food
  • Vegetarian Options
  • Buffet style
  • Beer available
  • Selection of wines
  • Snacks All Day

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.


  • Nitrox available
  • Rebreather Support
  • Dive deck
  • Tenders for diving

The crew speaks English and Indonesian.

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.

Boat Specifications

  • 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 24
  • Number of cabins 10
  • Number of bathrooms 10
  • Tenders Dive Dhoni
  • Water capacity 10 tons
  • Fuel capacity 8000 liters
  • Freshwater maker 12 tons per day

Boat Navigation and Safety

  • Radar
  • GPS
  • Radio VHF/DSC/SSB
  • Fire Alarm & Fire Extinguishers
  • Oxygen
  • First Aid Kits