Theia Liveaboard, Maldives



  • Relax and unwind at the 'Sky Bar'
  • Diving from the comfortable Dive Dhoni

The MV Theia Liveaboard Maldives is a beautiful 32m vessel designed for you to explore the stunning underwater world of the Maldives in luxury. The M/V Theia Liveaboard has 10 tastefully decorated air-conditioned cabins with en-suite bathrooms. The MV Theia Liveaboard accommodates a maximum of 20 guests, ensuring a comfortable stay.

The MV Theia Liveaboard offers a beautiful outdoor dining area with stunning ocean views, where your meals will be served either plated or buffet style, and the ‘Sky Bar’ offers the perfect place to relax and unwind after a day of diving. The air-conditioned salon also offers a TV and entertainment system for further relaxation.

The 10 professional and friendly crew of the M/V Theia Liveaboard are on hand to ensure all your needs are met on this perfect dive vacation in the Maldives. Scuba diving aboard the MV Theia Liveaboard takes place from the Dive Dhoni, making diving much more comfortable, enjoyable, and easy. The MV Theia Liveaboard is an excellent choice for your scuba diving liveaboard trip in the Maldives. Book online today.

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Included: VAT, Environment Tax, Airport Transfer, Hotel Transfer, Drinking Water, Soft Drinks at Meal Times, Tea & Coffee, Welcome Cocktails, Full-Board Meal Plan (All meals), Snacks, Special Dinner, Diving Package, Nitrox, Kayaks, Land Excursions, Stand Up Paddleboard, Cabin Towels, Complimentary Toiletries, Deck Towels, WiFi internet.

Required Extras: Dive Insurance (25 USD per week), Fuel Surcharge (80-100 USD per trip), Gratuities (120-170 USD per trip).

Optional Extras: Alcoholic Beverages, Soft drinks, Extra Dives (30-32 USD), Nitrox Course (200-250 USD), Private Dive Guide (160-165 USD per day), Rental Gear, Scuba Diving Courses (300-315 USD), Laundry / Pressing Services.

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

  • Laundry Service
  • Camera Station
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Audio & video entertainment
  • Air Conditioned saloon
  • Aircon Cabins
  • Sun Deck
  • Indoor Saloon
  • Non-Diver (Snorkeler) Friendly
  • Warm Water Showers
  • Outdoor Dining
  • Custom built for diving
  • Charging stations
  • En-Suite bathrooms
  • Free Internet
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Cabins
  • Seaview Cabins
  • Rooms with Balcony
  • Kayaks On-Board
  • Snorkeling Equipment
  • Dedicated Local & International Crew
  • Leisure Deck
  • Bar
  • Available for Charter
  • Jacuzzi / Hot Tub

Food & Drinks

  • Western Food
  • Local Food
  • Vegetarian Options
  • Buffet style
  • Beer available
  • Snacks All Day
  • Vegan Options
  • Fine Wines Selection
  • Free Soft Drinks
  • Wine Available
  • Set Menu Dinner
  • Fine Cuisine
  • Beach BBQ
  • Al Fresco Dining

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.


  • DIN Adaptors
  • Nitrox available
  • Tech diving
  • Rinse Hoses
  • Tenders for diving
  • Sidemount Diving
  • Shaded Diving Area
  • Free Nitrox

The crew speaks English and French.

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

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Boat Specifications

  • Year built 2006
  • Year renovated 2010
  • Length 32
  • Deck area 225.43
  • Beam 9.4m
  • Cruising speed 10knots
  • Engines Doosan Daewoo 480 hp
  • Max guests 20
  • Number of cabins 10
  • Number of bathrooms 10
  • Water capacity 6000L per day

Boat Navigation and Safety

  • Radar
  • GPS
  • Radio VHF/DSC/SSB
  • Emergency Rafts
  • Life Vests
  • Fire Alarm & Fire Extinguishers
  • Oxygen
  • First Aid Kits
  • Satellite & mobile phones
  • Search light
  • Engine room CCTV

Theia Reviews

  • 9.4 Superb
  • 12 Verified Reviews
  1. Vessel
  2. Crew
  3. Food
  4. Diving
  5. Value
  • 10 Exceptional
  • michael T
  • Botswana Botswana
highly recommended

We loved the variety of divespots, which together gave us an all round experience of large and small life on the reefs. The crew was great, especially the guides, and were flexible go accommodate various requests we had. It was a week our family will remember for ever.

Recommended for
the divespots, the professionalism of the diveteam, and the food
  • 8.0 Very good
  • Michael A
  • United Kingdom United Kingdom
Good diving, friendly crew

We had loads of manta encounters, including a night dive with mantas cruising over our heads. No whale shark on this trip, so fingers crossed for next time.

Recommended for
Diving, food, weather
  • 9.6 Exceptional
  • Benjamin K
  • Germany Germany
Great boat, great crew, great week

We had a great week! Beginning with the beautiful boat and the outstanding crew (boat, dhoni and guides) the really good atmosphere between the guests and of course the diving! We were shown the best of “the north” with lots of mantas and beautiful dive sites. We will definitely come back aboard Theia!

Recommended for
Atmosphere on boat, nice and super clean cabin and great diving
  • 9.2 Superb
  • Adrian V
  • Malta Malta
Great experience

Very professional diving instructors especially Francesca who took great care of us. Food was also very good and fresh fish was served regularly, crew very helpful and outgoing. Great diving experience, a lot of manta rays, sharks and turtles and many other species. Liveaboard experience is superb.

Recommended for
Diving, comfort, scenery
  • 9.2 Superb
  • Peter A K
  • Germany Germany
Enjoying the best of the Maldives above and below the surface.

Diving with a Whale Shark.

Recommended for
Open-air dining, smooth operation, relaxed atmosphere
  • 10 Exceptional
  • ANNA B
  • United Kingdom United Kingdom
Great diving trip

The diving guides worked hard to fulfill our expectations. The briefings were comprehensive and dives were well organised. The diving dhoni was spacious, comfortable and well organised. All the staff of Theia was friendly and helpfull. The food was excellent and plentifull. The cabin and bathroom was clean and comfortable. This was one of the best liveboard trip I have taken part in. I loved the idea of internal rails and big pegs to dry clothes and towels.

Recommended for
Brilliant diving guides. Comfortable, spacious, well organised dhoni. Food.
  • 10 Exceptional
  • Dirk M
  • Germany Germany
Excellent and knowledgable diving guides in a secure and very comfortable boat with very good food

The dives in itself under the guidance of Hassan and Satho. The waleshark and the Manta experience. The relaxed time on board between dives and very good meals. The very personal treatment by Hassan and his whole crew. We can very much recommend to book a trip on the Theia.

Recommended for
The dive guides Hassan and Satho, the very personal treatment on board by the staff, the overall experience was marvellous
  • 8.4 Very good
  • Nicolas V
  • Belgium Belgium
great (experienced) diving

Theia is spacious and well equiped. Very friendly staff, from boat guys to diving guides. love the concept of the dhoni as separate dive boat. great variety in dives and fauna/flora: from nudies and crustaceans to manta ray and grey or white tip reef sharks and nurse sharks ! due to surges and rip currents i wouldn't recommend this trip to new divers: you need to (manage your) dive independently, so best to first build experience and confidence in calmer waters.

Recommended for
variety, sharks & rays, macro
  • 8.8 Fabulous
  • Rebecca W
  • Australia Australia
Extremely comfortable dive boat with great diving

I really enjoyed the night we saw mantas and sharks off the back of the boat as they came to the surface attracted by the light. I also really enjoyed the beach BBQ - the staff put a lot of work into making that enjoyable for us. The diving was really great - I'd been waiting 8 years to see a manta ray and I got to see plenty on a crowd pleasing dive with tons of mantas and sharks. The above water scenery was great too! .

Recommended for
The best 3 things were the size and spaciousness of the boat, the extremely comfortable dive dhoni and the diving (particularly the manta rays).
  • 9.6 Exceptional
  • Tsutomu F
  • Japan Japan
Superb diving experience.

Fantastic diving experience, relaxing and had new diving friends on Theia Dive Cruise!

Recommended for
Great diving with sharks, mantas, and whale sharks!!