Maldives Aggressor II, Maldives

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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

The M/V Maldives Aggressor II is a world class liveaboard yacht scheduling year round diving cruises to the stunning Maldives Atolls. She caters for 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 is 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 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, sweetlips, sharks, rays and whale sharks rays. Divers have the choice of 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, three-tier camera table with low-pressure air hoses and 2 warm freshwater showers and nitrox is available for those certified.

Call us or book online today to start planning your dive trip aboard the Maldives Aggressor II yacht.

The Aggressor team have implemented additional measures in line with the recommendations from the Center for Disease Control (CDC, USA) or European Center for Disease Prevention and Control (ECDC, EU) with their 'Clean Refresh Sanitize' protocol to further ensure the safety of all guests on board. These measures include (but are not limited to) an increased frequency in cleaning and sanitizing public areas, guest rooms preparation procedure upgrade and rooms to be serviced twice daily.


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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: Environment Tax, Fuel Surcharge (270-360 USD per trip), Gratuities, National Park Fees (290-350 USD per trip), Port Fees.

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

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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

  • 8.8 Fabulous
  • 51 Verified Reviews
  1. Vessel
    8.7
  2. Crew
    9.0
  3. Food
    9.5
  4. Diving
    8.7
  5. Value
    8.1
  • 9.6 Exceptional
  • XIANLIN L
  • United States United States
Magical Experience with Mantas

Amazing experience onboard with the team of the Maldives Aggressor. The boat was well maintained, the cabins spacious and the service thoughtful and friendly. The dives were well planned and underwater, the dive masters took care of the guests in terms of spotting creatures big and small and ensured all guests had a wonderful and safe time. The diving was very good with a variety of pelegics including manta rays, eagle rays, reef sharks spotted on nearly every dive as well as plenty of colorful reef fish of different varieties. A magical exprience with plenty of highlights that guests will remember for a long time!

Recommended for
Crew, Diving, Pelegics
  • 9.6 Exceptional
  • Rachel R
  • United States United States
The most attentive Staff and Dive Instructors we have ever met!

Seeing a massive whale shark, seeing tons of manta rays, sting rays, eagle rays, nerf sharks, white, black and silver tip sharks. Some so close they brush up against you! Dolphins and Eagle Rays jumping out of the water! Also, meeting some of the nicest people we’ve ever come across (Divers and Staff). Food was pleantiful and you didn’t have to ever worry about going hungry. Eat. Sleep. Dive. Literally. Amazing!! By the way - we absolutely loved diving with Ruslan and Jérémie. Wow! Extremely knowledgeable and they took such good care of us underwater. They truly wanted everyone to have the best dive ever, Every Single Dive.

Recommended for
Dive Instructors, Dhoni and Ship Crew, Knowledge of Best Diving Spots
  • 7.2 Good
  • John B
  • United States United States
Great crew

Fantastic crew. My dive guide was awesome

Recommended for
Crew were excellent. Comfortable salon. Dive shining was easy to dive from.
  • 9.6 Exceptional
  • Benjamin L
  • United States United States
Great experiance.

Manta dive.

Recommended for
Room, Crew, Dive spots.
  • 8.0 Very good
  • Ethan H
  • United States United States
Excellent!

Being catered to and the food was excellent!

Recommended for
Crew! Food! Diving!
  • 8.4 Very good
  • Yui W
  • United States United States
Got my mantas and whale sharks!

Staff worked hard to make sure we saw the premier marine life. The food was only ok, I wish they cooked more local cuisines. When they did, the food tasted much better than the continental fare. The boat is a little noisy, and it's showing it's age. But nonetheless it gets you to the diving!

Recommended for
Varied dive sites, unlimited booze, nice crew
  • 9.6 Exceptional
  • Christine R
  • United States United States
We had a great trip.

Whale sharks and manta rays!

Recommended for
The diving, the driving and the diving. The crew was great too LOL
  • 10 Exceptional
  • Daniel B
  • United States United States
Superb experience at Maldives Aggressor Ii

Manta Rays cleaning station

Recommended for
Scuba Guides, Sea Life, Service
  • 10 Exceptional
  • Blanca G
  • United States United States
The best experience

After not diving for six years this was a very big challenge, which I loved, also the staff was very kind and their help after each dive was amazing.🙏😃🙏

Recommended for
The staff,The service and the dive.
  • 9.2 Superb
  • Ron L
  • United States United States
Great Experience

For me having the chance to dive with the big pelagic fish was awesome. Also the staff is top notch and they go all out to make your trip fun and everything is taken care of. I’d definitely do this again.

Recommended for
The staff, the food, and the diving
  • 10 Exceptional
  • Sophie W
  • France France
As good as could be!

Diving with tiger sharks Diving with Manta’s Efficiency and kindness of the crew and managers The quality of food Confort of the boat

Recommended for
Diving, crew, food
  • 8.4 Very good
  • Victoria (Vicki) J
  • New Zealand New Zealand
Excellent - geat boat and staff so friendly and willing to assist and please

See 3 best things plus getting Nitrox certified

Recommended for
Staff and service, Dives with sharks and mantas, Food
  • 8.4 Very good
  • Sylvie B
  • Canada Canada
Wonderful trip.

The beach night. Super on an island. The dive with the mantas. The friendly crew. The birthday party for my friend.

Recommended for
The cabin, the crew, the diving
  • 10 Exceptional
  • Jae Hyuk C
  • South Korea South Korea
very good

dive with a Whale shark

Recommended for
diving serivce
  • 9.6 Exceptional
  • UNPIL B
  • South Korea South Korea
Great liveaboard trip in my life

Thank you to all the crew members who were friendly. It was a satisfying trip in all respects. Very good schedule and perfect service.

Recommended for
Friendly Crew, Comfort Boat, Manta and Sharks!
  • 9.2 Superb
  • Amit S
  • India India
Awesome boat

This is a good boat with great staff, they made the trip as comfortable as it could have been . Highly recommend joining this liveaboard though a bit pricey if you are not lucky enough to get a deal .

Recommended for
The staff , quality of food and diving
  • 8.8 Fabulous
  • Michele B
  • Italy Italy
Awesome

Mantas!

Recommended for
Excellent diving, crew and food
  • 8.8 Fabulous
  • Tim Albert V
  • Netherlands Netherlands
Amazing

I saw everything I was hoping to see, mantas, whale shark, shark, dolphins, eagle ray, sting ray, turtles, just everything and in a very high dive quality

Recommended for
Night dives, whale shark, mantas
  • 8.0 Very good
  • Jukka Arimatias R
  • Finland Finland
Nice Liveaboard

Diving with several Manta Rays.

Recommended for
Manta Rays, Friendly staff, diving friends
  • 10 Exceptional
  • Moritz G
  • Germany Germany
Manta Manta!!!

We saw so many mantas and other rays (during day and night), all kinds of sharks, incl. wale sharks and octopoi! We did not expect to actually see so much! The channels are really fun! For rather inexperienced divers with now 41 dives, we felt always safe and really well taken care of.

Recommended for
Really professional and super friendly crew, amazing dive sites with amazement guarantee, awesome food
  • 8.0 Very good
  • Brian M
  • Canada Canada
The trip was a great combination of luxury and adrenaline filled dives.

Manta's, Whale Sharks, Air Conditioning

Recommended for
Ship accommodations were the best I have seen, staff were excellent, diving was terrific.
  • 8.8 Fabulous
  • patrizia B
  • Italy Italy
A stunning experience

Diving diving diving!

Recommended for
Super diving organization, comfortable stay and nice staff
  • 10 Exceptional
  • Keren L
  • China China
it's a nice journey with sharks

the weather was good, the crew is kindly. we dive lots of famous site Maldives and sees the logo-creatures here. Though the visibility is not so good, it satisfy my all requirements for Classical Maldives Live-aboard.

Recommended for
whale sharks; food; diving
  • 10 Exceptional
  • LILING Y
  • China China
Very good

Night dive see for so many sharks and manta

Recommended for
Submarine guide and crew service is very good, diving schedule is reasonable, good dishes
  • 9.6 Exceptional
  • ALICIA M
  • Spain Spain
Very good

As highlights; the Southern atolls, diving on the channels is a experience. We did not see hammerheads though. No doubts that the crew is highly motivated, really nice holidays. Special thanks to my divemaster Robbie.

Recommended for
Staff, Diving spots , boat comfortably
  • 4.8 Review score
  • Stanislav V
  • United Arab Emirates United Arab Emirates
Best on Maldives 18-28/11/2020

Horrible organization of diving and trip schedule, careless cruise director and dive guide, no internet.

Recommended for
Very good food and chef.
  • 8.0 Very good
  • Steve L
  • United Kingdom United Kingdom
Spoiled by bad weather

Free swimming nurse sharks

Recommended for
Dive guides, Chef, Stewards
  • 9.2 Superb
  • Günter B
  • Germany Germany
Fantastic Tour with all big fish

Barbecue on privat island. Friendly and helpful staff. Well organized tour.

Recommended for
Nightdive with Mantas, Diving and snorkeling with Whalesharks, resting with nurse sharks
  • 9.6 Exceptional
  • Cristina C
  • Spain Spain
Awesome

Incredible diving, amazing crew

Recommended for
Crew, partners and boat
  • 10 Exceptional
  • Ajay U
  • India India
Highly memorable trip.

There was not one area of concern or complaint. While the diving, stay and food in itself was amazing, but it was only the culmination of, the efforts, kindness and efficiency of the super helpful and friendly staff on board.

Recommended for
The diving experience. The ease and efficiency with which the staff operates. Overall kindness and helpfulness.
  • 5.2 Review score
  • Mark P
  • Canada Canada
Disappointing and disrespectful treatment

We were very disappointed with our experience on the Maldives liveaboard 2. Our trip started off as expected but it became quite clear that the operators of both the boat and the Aggressor company as a whole have little respect for their guest or the environment. We had 3 big issues with this trip: 1. There was a significant amount of oil leaking from the boat the entire week (except conveniently the first and last day when docked at the port in Male). The crew dumped the boats garbage, including plastic bags in to the water 2. Several of the guest had covid-19 which was not discovered until the final night on the boat (many more were positive on arrival home). The crew denied those individuals their PCR results because it linked the boat to a positive case which would require them to quarantine (they carried on with the next liveaboard despite Covid-19 clearly spreading through the boat). The Covid positive guests were sent to a hotel to quarantine and were told representatives of the boat were working with the government to facilitate the quarantine which all turned out to be a lie to keep the positive cases hidden. None of the required protocols mandated by the Maldivian government were followed. The result was additional stress and significant financial loss for those individuals. 3. The above experiences were very disappointing in themselves but upon messaging multiple individuals within the aggressors company as well as providing ample evidence of the situation, we have not been provided with any support, acknowledgement of the problem or any indication that they will change any of their practices in the future (it has been 6 weeks since we have brought up our concerns). I would highly recommend not booking a liveaboard with this company.

Recommended for
Guests, Some of the crew
  • 10 Exceptional
  • Merav B
  • Israel Israel
Above expectations

Dives

Recommended for
Food, crew, dive instractors
  • 10 Exceptional
  • Daphne C
  • Singapore Singapore
A trip for the soul

Dolphins, whalesharks, more sharks, and more rays - what more can you ask for? And how did I not know about the free-flow?! It was amazing!

Recommended for
Attentive crew, amazing dive group and even more amazing dives!
  • 9.2 Superb
  • Bryan Nicholas C
  • Singapore Singapore
Amazing crew on a tired boat

A good surprise for us was that there was a smaller than expected group size which made things more personable. Everyone on board made sure we were comfortable and well fed. Being the last voyage of the season, we were still treated to unforgettable dives. Overall, it was a very enjoyable trip.

Recommended for
1. The entire crew 2. The service/food 3. Dives
  • 10 Exceptional
  • M'hammed R
  • France France
Excellent Liveaboard with an amazing crew

The crew onboard made sure everyone spent an amazing 10 days above and underwater. Not the best season for Maldives in August but we managed to see everything (Whale shark, Mantas, sharks …) thanks to the team’s experience and a bit of luck

Recommended for
Crew, dives, food
  • 7.2 Good
  • Jae Hyuk C
  • South Korea South Korea
There was no manta ray show that I watched with a lantern standing on the sand at the bottom of the sea during night diving.

The staff were very friendly and the food was great.

Recommended for
Food, Boat Crew, Donny Crew
Origin: US