Maldives Aggressor II, Maldives

Excellent food and drinks

“My recent trip aboard The Aggressor in the Maldives was an experience I’ll cherish forever. From the moment I stepped on board, th…”

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Highlights

  • Luxury yacht with hot tub and ocean-view cabins
  • Three exciting itineraries to choose from that explore all the best atolls
  • 5-star service with all drinks included
  • BBQ on a desert island (weather permitting)

The M/V Maldives Aggressor II is a world-class liveaboard yacht scheduling year-round diving cruises to the stunning Maldives Atolls. She caters to 22 guests in 11 staterooms, each complete with a private en-suite bathroom and shower, closet, hair dryer, individual climate control, and TV/DVD. There are 4 deluxe staterooms and 1 suite with ocean views located on the main and upper decks and six standard twin cabins located on the lower deck. The large indoor lounge and dining room are fully air-conditioned and is where the onboard menu featuring a variety of American fare and local cuisine is served. Soft drinks, iced tea, beer, and wine are complimentary. Guests can also enjoy the large partially covered sundeck with chaise lounges and deck chairs, bar service, and a CD/stereo player.

The Maldives Aggressor II itineraries explore the turquoise waters of the Maldivian Atolls, packed with marine life such as grouper, snapper, surgeonfish, eels, parrotfish, Napoleon wrasse, barracuda, sharks, eagle rays, and whale sharks. Divers can choose 3 exciting itineraries covering all the best dive sites depending on the time of year. Diving amenities include a large swim platform with personal gear lockers, air/nitrox fill stations, rinse tanks, a three-tier camera table with low-pressure air hoses, and 2 warm freshwater showers, and nitrox is available for those certified.

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Included: VAT, Airport Transfer, Alcoholic Beverages, Drinking Water, Soft drinks, Tea & Coffee, Welcome Cocktails, Wine with Dinner, Full-Board Meal Plan (All meals), Snacks, Diving Package, Cabin Towels, Complimentary Toiletries, Deck Towels.

Required Extras: Port Fees (340-425 USD per trip).

Optional Extras: Dive Insurance, Travel Insurance, Gratuities, Hotel Transfer, Local Flights, Extra Dives, Nitrox, Nitrox Course, Rental Gear, Scuba Diving Courses, Snorkel Gear, WiFi internet.

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

  • Camera Station
  • Audio & video entertainment
  • TV in cabins
  • Air Conditioned saloon
  • Aircon Cabins
  • Sun Deck
  • Indoor Saloon
  • Non-Diver (Snorkeler) Friendly
  • Warm Water Showers
  • Camera room with table and charging point
  • Custom built for diving
  • Charging stations
  • En-Suite bathrooms
  • Paid Internet
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Outside Showers
  • Seaview Cabins
  • Snorkeling Equipment
  • Separate Rinse for u/w Camera
  • Leisure Deck
  • Bar
  • Available for Charter
  • Jacuzzi / Hot Tub

Food & Drinks

  • Western Food
  • Local Food
  • Buffet style
  • Beer available
  • Snacks All Day
  • Free Wine w/Dinner
  • Free Soft Drinks
  • Fine Cuisine
  • Full-board Option

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.


Diving

  • Nitrox available
  • Rinse Hoses
  • Dive deck
  • Tenders for diving
  • Shaded Diving Area

The crew speaks English.


Gear Rental

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

#deckplan floorplan

Boat Specifications

  • Year built 2006
  • Year renovated 2017
  • Length 41m/135ft
  • Beam 8.5m/28ft
  • Engines Twin diesel engines
  • Max guests 22
  • Number of cabins 11
  • Number of bathrooms 12

Boat Navigation and Safety

  • Radar
  • Depth Sounder
  • GPS
  • Radio VHF/DSC/SSB
  • E.P.I.R.B. Distress System
  • Emergency Rafts
  • Life Vests
  • Fire Alarm & Fire Extinguishers
  • Oxygen
  • First Aid Kits
  • Satellite & mobile phones
  • Bilge pump alarm
  • Search light
  • Crew trained in first aid
  • Emergency flares

Maldives Aggressor II Reviews

  • 9.0 Superb
  1. Vessel
    8.9
  2. Crew
    9.0
  3. Food
    9.6
  4. Diving
    8.9
  5. Value
    8.3
  • 10 Exceptional
  • William B
  • United States United States
An Unforgettable Diving Experience on The Aggressor, Maldives

My recent trip aboard The Aggressor in the Maldives was an experience I’ll cherish forever. From the moment I stepped on board, the crew welcomed me with warm smiles and unparalleled hospitality, setting the tone for what was to be a remarkable journey. The crew members were the heart and soul of The Aggressor. They went above and beyond to ensure that every guest felt valued and cared for. Their attention to detail, friendly demeanor, and constant availability made a significant difference in our daily experience. They weren’t just staff; they became like family, always there to share a laugh, offer assistance, or provide insights into the Maldivian way of life. Culinary delights awaited at every meal. The chef on board was a magician in the kitchen, crafting delicious dishes that catered to a variety of tastes and dietary requirements. Every meal was a feast, with a perfect blend of international cuisine and local flavors, ensuring a delightful culinary journey throughout the stay. The accommodations on The Aggressor were beyond my expectations. The rooms were not only spacious but also immaculately clean and well-maintained, offering a haven to relax after a day full of diving adventures. The thoughtful amenities and comfortable furnishings in each room added to the overall luxurious feel of the liveaboard. Diving with The Aggressor was an absolute thrill. The dive guides were exceptional, possessing deep knowledge of the Maldives’ underwater world. Before each dive, they provided thorough briefings, explaining the dive site’s topography, the marine life we might encounter, and safety protocols. Their expertise and dedication to safety were evident, ensuring that every dive was not only enjoyable but also secure. Under their guidance, we explored breathtaking reefs, witnessed the vibrant marine life, and even had encounters with manta rays. My time on The Aggressor was nothing short of spectacular. It was a perfect blend of adventure, relaxation, and luxury. I left with a heart full of memories and a deep appreciation for the crew’s efforts to make my experience so special. I would highly recommend The Aggressor to anyone looking for an unforgettable diving adventure in the Maldives.

Recommended for
Diving, food, crew members
  • 9.2 Superb
  • Jonathan H
  • United States United States
A real taste of the variety of dive sites in the Maldives

Some really nice dives with sharks and some great manta ray encounters. I would note that many of the dive profiles on this trip are challenging due to depth and current. But the briefings were very helpful and none of the dives felt over the top. There were a couple of disappointments when expected creatures didn't show up but that is the way of life in the ocean.

Recommended for
The boat and dive crew were both outstanding. Plenty of fresh food options. Comfortable cabins.
  • 9.6 Exceptional
  • Thanushan T
  • Canada Canada
Amazing

Diving! Manta Rays, Sharks, The staffs: Everyone was very friendly and welcoming. I Heard from other divers with me that this was the best crew/staffs on Aggressor they been on.

Recommended for
Diving, All the staffs, All the STAFFS
  • 8.4 Very good
  • Gustav D
  • Egypt Egypt
Awesome Maldives

Diving with Manta Rays at night, Channel diving with grey reef sharks, Drift dives, Variety of sealife

Recommended for
Staff friendliness and professionalism, High quality of service, Dive sitea
  • 8.8 Fabulous
  • XIAOQIAN F
  • China China
Amazing trip

Mantas, Whale shark, Eagle Rays, Thousands of fishes... The whole trip is magnificent. The crew made us all comfortable and safe. The food was great too.

Recommended for
Diving, Crew,Food
  • 8.0 Very good
  • Jonathan R
  • United Kingdom United Kingdom
Good experience

Considering many people would struggle to decide on which liveaboard to choose, here is some info. Aggressor is expensive, for this you get better food than other higher end boats like Serenity and Blue Force one. You also get better crew service, ice cream after dives, fruit juice after dives, snacks, sparkling wine twice. You also get unlimited beer and wine. This is where the benefits end. The dive to guide ratio is the same as many other boats. The quality of the boat is actually a bit below that of serenity and blue force one. The Dhoni is the worst I have ever been on in the Maldives. You also need to bear in mind Aggressor have additions like park fees and nitrox not included in their price that is included on the price of emperor boats. The choice is a personal one. Thanks to the crew on Aggressor for a great trip!

Recommended for
Food, Crew, diversity
  • 8.4 Very good
  • James M
  • Australia Australia
Well worth it

The diving locations were well thought out and had a huge array of sea life and different types of dives

Recommended for
Efficiency of diving process, dive locations, attention of staff for guests
  • 9.6 Exceptional
  • Thibault F
  • France France
Great diving trip in the maldives

Great dives and comfort in the boat

Recommended for
Food / Equipment / Comfort
  • 10 Exceptional
  • Ksymena S
  • Poland Poland
Beautiful experience

Great divings, very tasty food

Recommended for
Great divings, friendly crew, very nice atmosphere on boat.
  • 9.6 Exceptional
  • Geoffrey H
  • United Kingdom United Kingdom
Wonderful trip

The variety of sites and sea life experienced

Recommended for
Great dive sites, excellent guides and crew, good atmosphere on board