Maldives Liveaboard Diving

40 liveaboards in Maldives

Liveaboard SCUBA diving in Maldives offers some of the world's most pristine and colorful reefs along with luxury dive boats that satisfy the choosiest of vacationers.

Diving in the Maldives by liveaboard offers the best in many must-have tropical SCUBA experiences. Deserted, white sand islands peep up out of the ocean by only two meters, stretching seamlessly into an underwater paradise of wildlife nourished by the Indian Monsoon current. The Maldives' crystal clear waters are home to mantas, whale sharks, and reef sharks, not to mention the brilliant flatworms and ghost pipefish who hide among its wrecks, coral gardens, channels, and pinnacles. Maldives liveaboards offer itineraries encompassing the world-class dive sites of North Male Atoll, Ari Atoll, Baa Atoll, Hanifaru Bay, Rasdhoo and many more, including remote atolls in the far north and south where you'd be hard-pressed to see another liveaboard.

Maldives - 40 liveaboards

    Scubaspa Ying

    Scubaspa Ying

    from US$ 236 / day
    9.3 "Superb"

    MaldivesUS$2,610 from

    • Free Nitrox
    • Free WiFi

    The beautiful ScubaSpa Ying offers exceptional service aboard this floating luxury hotel in the Maldives. Be pampered by the 6 full time spa therapists and enjoy the stunning Maldives marine life

      Scubaspa Ying
      Scubaspa Yang

      Scubaspa Yang

      from US$ 236 / day
      9.7 "Exceptional"

      MaldivesUS$2,610 from

      • Free Nitrox
      • Free WiFi

      The 50m ScubaSpa Yang, accompanied with its own dive dhoni, allows you to dive with exceptional ease. Enjoy first class service on board as you dive and snorkel the amazing Maldives Atolls

        Scubaspa Yang
        Emperor Serenity

        Emperor Serenity

        from US$ 252 / day
        9.3 "Superb"

        MaldivesUS$2,510 from

        • Free Nitrox

        Emperor Serenity offers 13 en-suite, air-conditioned cabins, accommodating 26 guests. Scuba Diving takes place from the large, fully equipped diving Dhoni, Nitrox is FREE & non-divers are catered for

        Emperor Serenity

        Liveaboard Diving in the Maldives

        Liveaboards in Ari Atoll come for its submerged, volcano-shaped pinnacles, which attract immense amounts of big marine life. Diving in and near Ari Atoll can bring you face to face with manta rays, pelagic fish, and even hammerhead sharks at Rasdhoo Atoll to the northeast. Within Ari Atoll's 40 km length and 105 small islands, dive sites like the premier Maaya Thila, overflowing with reef life, or Donkalo Thila, one of multiple manta cleaning stations, are only accessible to liveaboards. The most dependable Maldives dive sites for whale sharks and manta rays are located in this area. Experienced divers will be best able to navigate the strong currents that bring the giants to Ari Atoll. Maldivian liveaboards to Ari Atoll are mostly MV luxury yachts.

        The length of most liveaboard itineraries to Ari Atoll ranges from 7 to 12 nights. The best time to dive in Aril Atoll is the calm-sea season of December to May. The water temperature usually remains between 26-29 C, and visibility at a good 15-20 meters. Budgets for liveaboards in Ari Atoll range between 200 to 400 euros per. day. Ari Atoll liveaboards depart from Male, reachable by short flights from nearby Singapore, Dubai, and Colombo, as well as longer flights worldwide. Places to dive in and around Ari Atoll are North and South Male Atolls, Rasdhoo Atoll, and sometimes Baa Atoll. Ari Atoll liveaboard itineraries will often include a combination of the above.

        Baa Atoll, in the Maldives Northern Atolls area, offers an array of famously beautiful underwater landscapes and plentiful marine life. At Maavaru Kandu, you can dive below huge rocky overhangs festooned with luminous pastel gardens of blue, yellow, and green soft corals. Dhonfanu Thila and Dhigali Haa dive sites are underwater pinnacles known for their scenic whip corals, bushy black corals, and sea fans, as well as schools of snapper and regular manta rays. Hanifaru Bay even enjoys world-famous manta and whale shark aggregations during the plankton-rich months from August through November. Some diving in Baa Atoll is suitable for beginners, with moderate currents. Liveaboards in Baa Atoll are mostly MV yachts and luxury yachts.

        The length of most liveaboard dive cruise itineraries to Baa Atoll ranges from 7 to 10 nights. Baa Atoll dive sites can be visited year-round, though the southwest monsoon from May to November can make the seas a bit choppy. The water temperature stays stable at 27-30 C. Budgets for Baa Atoll liveaboards range from 200 to 400 euros per day. Many liveaboards bound for Baa Atoll depart from Male. However, some depart from Hanimadhoo in the north, and spend their whole itinerary in that area. Hanimadhoo can be reached by domestic sea plane from Male. Some itineraries on a Baa Atoll-bound liveaboard include North Male and Ari Atoll. Other itineraries may spend more time among Baa's uncrowded neighbors in the north: Lhaviyani, Noonu, and Raa Atolls.

        Longer dive safaris include Lhaviyani, Felidhoo, Vaavu and Meemu atolls, whilst during January-March several Maldives dive liveaboards focus their attention on Huvadhoo Atoll in the Deep South close to the Equator. No matter which dive trip you choose, you can be sure to see healthy corals surrounded by colourful reef fish and plenty of pelagic fish action on each and every dive.

        More about the Atolls of Maldives

        • Jump off the plane and hop on a boat for a classic Maldives dive trip in the Central Atolls.
        • Grab your bunk on an exclusive Far North Atolls liveaboard for untouched, pristine diving.
        • Drift dive the Southern Atolls in serenity and witness Maldives marine life with exceptional visibility.
        • Crack the Maldives' best-kept secret- tiger sharks and oceanic whitetips in the Deep South.

         

        Tips for Travellers

        The best time to dive in Maldives is all year. However, some people prefer to avoid monsoon season, which hits the area in April and continues to bring rain through October. The water temperature typically ranges between 26 to 30 degrees Celsius (80 to 86 degrees Fahrenheit) with visibility from 20 meters (65 feet) to as far as the eye can see. Water depths include shallow reefs, deep walls, and everything in-between ensuring every diver can find their perfect dive. For the more intrepid diver, there are slow currents in many area and extremely strong currents jetting through the atoll passes for the more experienced thrill seeker. Whatever your tastes, Maldives has the diving suited just for you, which can be enjoyed in mild outside weather ranging from 24 to 33 degrees Celsius (75 to 91 degrees Fahrenheit).

        In Maldives, additional liveaboards fees usually include gear rental (not covered by your trip price), which can be in the vicinity of 40 USD per. person, per. night. Every diver also needs to independently purchase dive insurance before getting in the water. Some other fees like extra alcoholic drinks and special gear such as torches may incur additional charges. In the Maldives, a new Green Tax of 6 USD per person, per night applies for every tourist in the country. Some islands and marine parks have national park fees that are not included in liveaboard packages, like Hanifaru Bay's park entrance fee of 20 USD per person. Nitrox is offered on virtually every Maldives liveaboard- some as a complimentary service, and some for a fee. A fuel surcharge per person, per. night may be added, depending on the route. This surcharge usually ranges from 10 to 15 USD per night. If you have any questions about extra fees in the Maldives, please contact us directly. We are here for you.

        Minimum logged dives are required by many Maldives diving liveaboards, Scubaspa Yang and Ying being the exceptions. Ocean Divine requires 20, MV Orion and Amba require 50, and Carpe Vita requires 100. Safety briefings on boats like Scubaspa Yang and Ying are conducted on day one. Check dives on Maldives liveaboards are often held in Male on the first day.

        The official language of the Maldives is Maldivian, or Dhivehi.

        A free 30 day visa is issued on arrival to all tourists in the Maldives. However, tourists must possess a valid passport, a valid outbound ticket and either a reservation confirmation in a hotel or enough funds to cover expenses for the duration of their stay (30 USD per. day).

        There are no compulsory vaccinations for travel to the Maldives unless you have been in a country with increased yellow fever risk sometime in the nine days previous to arrival. In such cases, you must have proof of a yellow fever vaccination. We recommend standard protection against tetanus, diphtheria, pertussis, polio, influenza, typhoid and hepatitis A. There is no endemic malaria risk in the Maldives. However, the rainy season (May through September) elevates risk of dengue fever. For advice on Malaria and Dengue, seek professional medical advice before travelling.

        Electricity voltage runs at 220-240 volts; the standard socket is UK-style three-pin, but many resorts have universal sockets to accommodate non-UK tourists.

        The Maldives is the smallest Asian country by land area (300 square kilometers) and population, but its underwater offerings are comparatively huge- 90,000 square kilometers of ocean. Fewer than 300 of its roughly 2000 islands are inhabited, leaving the rest of the white-sand paradises to sharks and corals, and the lucky divers who visit them. At a maximum height of about 2.5 meters above sea level, the Maldives is at incredibly high risk from global warming, which contributes to its activism for carbon-pollution reduction worldwide. Thirty one protected areas exist in the country, and incredible coral restoration projects are common.

        Ports of Departure and how to get there

        Male is the main liveaboard departure location in the Maldives, and the country's capital city, located on the southern edge of North Male Atoll (also called Kaafu Atoll). The main Male departure port is Hulhule, next to the Male airport. Liveaboards diving in the Central Atolls set out from here. North Male Atoll is the best known and explored dive area in the Maldives, long recognized as a world-class manta and reef shark destination with many longstanding, beloved dive sites of pinnacles, wrecks, coral gardens, and cleaning stations. Entry level divers can find offerings around Male, even though currents can be strong. Standard liveaboards departing from Male may visit North Male Atoll, Ari Atoll and Rasdhoo Atoll, and sometimes Baa Atoll as well. Other liveaboards may head south of Male Atoll to include Meemu (Malaku), Vaavu (Felidhu), and Thaa (Kolhumadulu) atolls.

        Travellers bound for Male can take direct flights from Dubai, Singapore, and Colombo. Longer international flights from Europe, America, China, India, and Australia are all readily available, often connecting through the airports mentioned above. Flights to the Maldives are available on multiple airlines, such as British airways, Cathay Pacific, Lufthansa, Emirates, Etihad Airways and Singapore Airlines, among others. From the UK, expect at least a 13 hour trip. From Germany or Australia, the flight duration is at least 12 hours. Divers arriving from the USA can fly first to Sinagpore, with a flight duration of 20 hours from Los Angeles.

        Maldives Diving Reviews

        9.3
        Superb (out of 10) 10
        Average score from 211 Verified Review(s) Only people who have booked through LiveAboard.com and joined the liveaboard can write a review.
        Johnnes Leonardo P
        South Africa
        10.0
        Exceptional

        We did the" Best of the Maldives" and every dive was absolutely fantastic. Visibility was great. Corals were beautiful. Varied Diving with so much to see. Would love to see more.

        Diving Maldives in December on the Scubaspa Yang
        Carme R
        Spain
        10.0
        Exceptional

        Increíble, el mejor spot de buceo que he visto en mi vida!!

        Diving Maldives in December on the Emperor Leo
        Lena L
        Norway
        10.0
        Exceptional

        Varied sea life, the big stuff (5+ different kind of Sharks and rays) and the small stuff, with warm weather. can be REALLY strong currents, so reef hook and confidence/ experience of diving such conditions a huge plus to be able to enjoy the diving

        Diving Maldives in December on the Emperor Voyager
        dinesh K
        India
        8.0
        Very good

        Great. Will keep coming back to Maldives liveaboard. It’s so easy to book through liveaboard.com. And the operator, absolutely professional teams. It’s value for money.

        Diving Maldives in April on the Emperor Serenity
        Becky Y
        Hong Kong
        9.6
        Exceptional

        Superb! All year around of warm ocean of 28C, sunshine most of time, calm ocean, incredible sea life, especially the pelagic: giant manta rays, sting rays, eagle rays, nurse sharks, reef sharks, turtles…and not just 1 or 2, but often, schools of them at a time that you don’t see elsewhere! Divers’ Paradise! And of course, the gentle and helpful Maldivians and the scenery of the atolls are out-of-dis world too! Now that I’m back to my snowy, icy country of -30C and extreme cold warning for days on end, was Maldives a mirage?? (I’ll be back---I have a date with the whalesharks!)

        Diving Maldives in November on the Stingray
        Susanne L
        Germany
        9.2
        Superb

        Great, very good Diving and dive guides

        Diving Maldives in December on the Fun Azul
        Daniel W
        United Kingdom
        9.6
        Exceptional

        Indescribably amazing. We were completely awe struck with what we saw. The Maldives is the best dive site we have ever experienced.

        Diving Maldives in December on the Scubaspa Yang
        ILSUN H
        South Korea
        10.0
        Exceptional

        Unforgettable Very relaxing and comfortable trip Good dive guides and crew

        Diving Maldives in December on the Emperor Serenity
        Michael M
        United States
        9.6
        Exceptional

        The entire experience was amazing. I will never forget how wonderful the entire tour was from wildlife to staff. While all the staff were outstanding, daily tour coordinator Yaqui, dive master Masseh, diveboat assistant Mohammed, and dining room attendant Madu really created a fantastic daily experience. I also appreciated the efforst by the kitchen staff to respond to my food allergies with healthy and tasty alternatives. The boat itself is the most luxurious liveaboard on which I have ever stayed. The rooms and bathrooms were oversized and comfortable. All in all, I wish I coud turn around and jump right back on that boat.

        Diving Maldives in December on the Emperor Serenity
        Lennay C
        United States
        10.0
        Exceptional

        It was a great experience that I would recommend to anyone. There were challenging parts, so this may not be a good option for brand new divers... Be prepared for some ocean currents and some 30+ meter dives. However, on the other end of the spectrum there were people on our dive who had already visited the Maldives 10+ times and still had a great time. Enjoy!

        Diving Maldives in December on the Theia
        Becky Y
        Hong Kong
        10.0
        Exceptional

        There is great diving all over Maldives. It’s definitely a Divers’ Heaven! I did 3 liveaboards back-to-back there (I’m that nutty when it comes to diving!) and I wouldn’t hesitate to go back for more…like NOW! Both pelagic and macro are totally amazing! It seems like you open your eyes there and the ocean is filled with sea creatures big and small, on every single dive! I’ve never seen so many schools of fish all at the same place! There is always sunshine, the ocean is calm and the weather is perfect: I went from mid Nov. to late Dec. and I didn’t need to wear my light jacket once! The ocean water was so warm in the Winter (28-29C) that some guys in our group went diving in their briefs and T-shirts! The dive trip in the Classic Male-Vaaatu-Ari route usually includes a BBQ on a beautiful beach on an public island (atoll?) and it was an absolutely wonderful experience with: candle lights, fine linen, abundant delicious food and drinks, lovely sand sculptures done by the local artist (?), good company…and we had it in the open under starry night (where one could actually make out the constellations!), with light breeze and sounds of gentle rolling waves. You can see why there are many returned guests to the liveaboards! One more thing, we visited some of the communities on the atolls and the Maldivians are the nicest people! Male City, the capital of Maldives, is a bit too crowded, especially after our dive trip to the remote and sparsely populated Deep South!

        Diving Maldives in November on the Princess Rani
        Rick V
        Netherlands
        9.2
        Superb

        just one of my best experience ever!!!

        Diving Maldives in December on the Eco Blue
        Becky Y
        Hong Kong
        10.0
        Exceptional

        I like Maldives diving so much that this is the 2nd liiveaboard I am doing, within a very short period of time! With the same amount of money that you pay, you will get to see 2X the marine life that you could see elsewhere! Where else in the world could you see 40+ sharks swimming around in one sitting, without feeding them?. Now I understand why so many divers keep coming back to Maldives to dive and dive again! Let’s hope that global warming will not threaten this beautiful country that is situated only 3 inches above the sea level! No Maldives, no liveaboard, no diving for us!

        Diving Maldives in November on the Ari Queen
        Kit Meng M
        Singapore
        6.8
        Review score

        The inwater experiences with the whaleshark and manta rays made this trip memorable. Which may not be the same if not for a wonderful dive guide in Shamoon!

        Diving Maldives in December on the Carpe Diem
        BYUNG RYANG J
        South Korea
        8.8
        Fabulous

        Above all I thankful to all staff,and everything was good and impressive.!

        Diving Maldives in December on the Carpe Vita
        Cassandra H
        Singapore
        9.2
        Superb

        Excellent! Be prepared for some currents. Not always an easy dive for beginners but surely worth the time and effort. Maldives will take your breath away.

        Diving Maldives in December on the Soleil 2
        Shang W
        China
        9.2
        Superb

        Like what I said, that was amazing. Especially for a night dive, and a BBQ island trip. That 7 days would be unforgettable for me.

        Diving Maldives in December on the Nautilus One
        Lynette H
        Singapore
        9.6
        Exceptional

        I will return. It's wonderful to see big schools of fish and thriving numbers of sharks and tunas.

        Diving Maldives in December on the Blue Force One
        Vincent L
        United States
        10.0
        Exceptional

        The Maldives hands down lives up to it's world class designation as one of the best places to dive in the world. Prior to this I'd only been diving in Hawaii, and the Maldives is by far a much better experience. While some of the dives were non-trivial because of the strong currents, they were all totally worth it. If I had the chance, I'd come back and do it again.

        Diving Maldives in December on the Scubaspa Ying
        LUKA D
        Slovenia
        10.0
        Exceptional

        Again amazing, will come back again for sure... many places to see and dive!

        Diving Maldives in November on the Scubaspa Yang
        ELENA K
        Russia
        9.6
        Exceptional

        Here, diving is not for beginners: very strong currents, great depths, experienced divers in teams.

        Diving Maldives in November on the Blue Force One
        Mikael G
        Denmark
        10.0
        Exceptional

        This was the best diving I've ever had, I have 45 dives and been diving in Thailand, Egypt, Greece and Spain.

        Diving Maldives in November on the Emperor Orion
        Todd M
        United States
        10.0
        Exceptional

        The Maldives is still the top location in the world for diving.

        Diving Maldives in August on the Emperor Serenity
        lars H
        Germany
        9.6
        Exceptional

        Generally nice. Unfortunately, all the public islands are totally overcrowded with the typical problem that the nearest trashcan is normally the ocean and nobody cares about it. The private islands are way better maintenanced. Unfortunately Maldives are a very strict Muslim country so dress accordingly. I don't think you need to say a lot about diving there: that is really great.

        Diving Maldives in May on the Carpe Diem
        Andreas I
        Denmark
        8.0
        Very good

        More than fulfilled the expectations.

        Diving Maldives in November on the Fun Azul
        JOSEPH C
        Italy
        8.8
        Fabulous

        Plongée top, climat pas génial très couvert durant cette période de fin Novembre.

        Diving Maldives in November on the Soleil 2
        Alan D
        Australia
        6.8
        Review score

        Best way to experience the Maldives, forget about the Resorts

        Diving Maldives in November on the Moonima
        Isabel B
        Canada
        9.2
        Superb

        One of the best of my life!

        Diving Maldives in November on the Eco Blue
        Mads A
        Denmark
        9.2
        Superb

        Got all I expected and more - have to come back soon

        Diving Maldives in November on the Blue Force One
        Risto V
        Finland
        8.8
        Fabulous

        Very good, lot of things to see

        Diving Maldives in October on the Emperor Leo
        Anthony M
        United Kingdom
        10.0
        Exceptional

        The whole trip was amazing. The LiveAboard was special and has delivered the wow factor. We would not change a single thing. 7 types of shark including whale shark and leopard shark. Manta cleaning stations were sensational with 4 mantas on our first dive and 3 on another cleaning station. We had a truly amazing trip which will live with us forever😀

        Diving Maldives in November on the Leo
        Sindy D
        Netherlands
        10.0
        Exceptional

        Fantastic.. loved the whole experience.

        Diving Maldives in November on the Carpe Novo Liveaboard
        Chris H
        United States
        10.0
        Exceptional

        Lots of large and little life. Sighting included: White and Black Tip Reef Sharks Grey Sharks Whale Shark Manta Rays Marble Ray Eagle Ray Octopus Turtles Napolean

        Diving Maldives in November on the Blue Force One
        adam K
        United States
        10.0
        Exceptional

        All of the diving was incredible!!! We did 17 dives total, and at least half of them were the top dives I've ever done.

        Diving Maldives in October on the Scubaspa Yang
        samantha S
        Canada
        9.2
        Superb

        Wonderful! Some hard diving in currents but well worth it!!!

        Diving Maldives in October on the Sheena
        Mirco M
        Germany
        9.6
        Exceptional

        It was a very good diving experience. There are different types of dive sites like channels, thilas and walls. You can see big fishes and healthy reefs.

        Diving Maldives in October on the Eco Blue
        Sean H
        United Kingdom
        9.6
        Exceptional

        All great, blends into one amazing experience

        Diving Maldives in October on the Carpe Novo
        Maxime F
        France
        9.6
        Exceptional

        Very impressive and exciting overall.

        Diving Maldives in October on the Sachika
        Charles L
        United States
        10.0
        Exceptional

        Excellent. The reefs had so many kinds of fish and corals. We saw whale sharks, manta rays and lots of white tip reef sharks.

        Diving Maldives in October on the Carpe Novo
        john C
        United Kingdom
        9.6
        Exceptional

        So good we will return. A vast amount of dive sights, so much to see.

        Diving Maldives in October on the Emperor Leo
        Liz P
        New Zealand
        8.0
        Very good

        Really enjoyed the variety of dives and warm waters

        Diving Maldives in September on the Ari Queen
        Niklas P
        Sweden
        9.2
        Superb

        The Maldives has many very nice dive sites. Much big things to see like rays and sharks but also smaller things.

        Diving Maldives in July on the Emperor Leo
        Marek G
        Poland
        9.2
        Superb

        So nice im going once again

        Diving Maldives in May on the Emperor Voyager
        Geoffrey B
        Australia
        8.8
        Fabulous

        Diving in the Maldives was an overall fantastic experience.

        Diving Maldives in August on the Sea Spirit
        Omar B
        Jordan
        10.0
        Exceptional

        Even with a few storms, the diving was excellent.

        Diving Maldives in September on the Scubaspa Ying
        Urica L
        United States
        9.2
        Superb

        Amazing. I can't wait to come back. Diving was the best way to see the Maldives and experience as many dive sites as possible.

        Diving Maldives in August on the Ari Queen
        Christoph L
        Austria
        9.6
        Exceptional

        - very good diving - saw several mantas, loads of sharks and turtles, and a lot of macro - unlucky not seeing whale sharks - visibility was medium (August)

        Diving Maldives in August on the Scubaspa Yang
        CLEMENT L
        Malaysia
        8.0
        Very good

        It was a really great and unforgetful experience.

        Diving Maldives in June on the Emperor Leo
        Darren R
        Australia
        8.4
        Very good

        It was pretty good. Shark life is very much alive. Mantas were great. We missed the whaleshark and the visibility was not great. Currents can be very strong

        Diving Maldives in July on the Carpe Novo
        Roxana S
        Peru
        10.0
        Exceptional

        Visibility was not as great (but I knew that coming into the trip), but the variety of marine life was stunning! Mantas everywhere the first day! :)

        Diving Maldives in October on the Scubaspa Yang
        Jason D
        United States
        10.0
        Exceptional

        Wonderful trip! Will do it again!

        Diving Maldives in March on the Emperor Serenity
        Matthew M
        United States
        10.0
        Exceptional

        Excellent; the Maldives offered a wonderful variety of dive sites, with opportunities for seeing both pelagics and also nice macro critters.

        Diving Maldives in May on the Emperor Serenity
        Polishchuk V
        Russia
        9.2
        Superb

        great! Many sharks and Matnas:)

        Diving Maldives in May on the Sachika
        Steven R
        Australia
        8.4
        Very good

        Best in the world for me. My dive experiences are extensive and cover, Australia, Fiji, New Zealand, Bali, Malaysia, Philippines, Egypt, South Africa, California, Mexico, Florida, Tanzania,Thailand, Burma, Mozambique and the Maldives - Number one by far is still the Maldives.

        Diving Maldives in April on the Carpe Novo
        Cindy P
        United States
        10.0
        Exceptional

        We dove the Maldives in 2002 and the visibility and abundant corals were rich and alive. Diving here 15 yrs later we wondered if we would be disappointed. I can safely say, we were not. Although El Nino wipes out coral life here and there from time to time, the corals renew and the sea life was as active and plentiful as we remember. The visibility was not quite as clear as we remember, but this is hit or miss depending on time of year no matter where you go.

        Diving Maldives in April on the Emperor Serenity
        Greg N
        Canada
        10.0
        Exceptional

        The dives were deep and often with strong currents. I would say that diving the Maldives can be challenging. I would not recommend the trip for inexperienced or fearful divers. However, for the more experienced, adventurous diver, I have not been on a better trip.

        Diving Maldives in April on the Blue Voyager
        Michael G
        United States
        9.6
        Exceptional

        Very impressed and look forward to coming back. The variety between macro and micro provided a nice change of pace.

        Diving Maldives in April on the Blue Force One
        Yann L
        Canada
        10.0
        Exceptional

        Is this a serious question?? The best dive experience so far! Deep dives, wreck dives, tons of fish, mantas, sharks, whale-sharks, night dives, strong currents, awesome drift dives, etc... Why am I here typing this, I should go back in the water right now!!!

        Diving Maldives in April on the Blue Force One
        Debbie T
        United Kingdom
        8.0
        Very good

        It was just incredible, had everything you could have wished for and more. The crew were just fantastic, attentive, knowledgeable, very encouraging with me as I am quite a novice diver. I now feel more confident and I learnt so much.

        Diving Maldives in April on the Scubaspa Ying
        Christopher B
        United Kingdom
        9.2
        Superb

        Very good, we very much enjoyed the Vaavu, Meemu, Thaa and Laamu atolls

        Diving Maldives in April on the Carpe Novo Liveaboard
        Carl E
        Canada
        10.0
        Exceptional

        Fantastic, it's now my favorite location. Cannot wait to come back and dive the Maldives again.

        Diving Maldives in April on the Azalea
        cort C
        United States
        10.0
        Exceptional

        The Greatest Place on Earth

        Diving Maldives in April on the Scubaspa Yang
        Natalie H
        Germany
        10.0
        Exceptional

        awesome, was the first time and definitely not our last!

        Diving Maldives in March on the Carpe Novo Liveaboard
        Heejoo G
        South Korea
        9.6
        Exceptional

        It was amazing and i do recommend this trip to all!

        Diving Maldives in March on the Carpe Novo
        John F
        United Kingdom
        6.8
        Review score

        As I went to the Maldives to take underwater pictures, I was disappointed with the trip as the depth combined with the currents meant that the freedom to move around for the best shot was missing.

        Diving Maldives in April on the Amba Liveaboard
        Rachel M
        United Kingdom
        9.6
        Exceptional

        It was generally amazing. A few of the dive spots you could tell a lot of begginer divers had bumped into/ broken the coral hence the reefs being pretty damaged in some places. had been badly maintained but not much investment was getting put back in the maintenance aspect as well be it t he csepark.

        Diving Maldives in April on the Moonima
        sherry L
        United States
        9.2
        Superb

        Incredible!! Best diving ever.

        Diving Maldives in March on the Carpe Novo Liveaboard
        jhf F
        United Kingdom
        10.0
        Exceptional

        South from the equator was the stand out diving week but second week around central atolls was not far behind.

        Diving Maldives in March on the Scubaspa Yang
        Yann M
        United Kingdom
        10.0
        Exceptional

        Maldives continues to deliver on great diving - always loads to see and great visibility. I would say that the amount of live aboard's seems to be rising, making it feel a little like the red sea experience (crowded dive sites) at times. Maybe when that spot opens up the boats and divers will head back there

        Diving Maldives in March on the Scubaspa Yang
        Luiz B
        Brazil
        8.0
        Very good

        the best was diving with mantas

        Diving Maldives in February on the Emperor Serenity
        David L
        United States
        10.0
        Exceptional

        Best diving experience of my 400 plus dives. I will be repeating the trip bringing friends from South Florida!!!

        Diving Maldives in February on the Azalea
        Carl E
        United States
        8.8
        Fabulous

        We like the variety of diving experiences.

        Diving Maldives in February on the Orion
        Chris L
        United Kingdom
        9.2
        Superb

        3 channel dives in one day is a bit much - need some variety................ Visbility not brilliant but the big stuff need the nutrients in the water!!!!!!!!!! Our 5th time to the Maldives - I think that says it all - we will be back again!!!!!!!!!!!

        Diving Maldives in February on the Carpe Novo
        Chandrea A
        Canada
        8.0
        Very good

        Diving the Maldives was awesome. Not for novice divers though. So nice to see all the sea life.

        Diving Maldives in February on the Princess Dhonkamana
        Wolfgang W
        Germany
        9.2
        Superb

        The trip was focussed on sharks. That meant current - drift and canal -dives. We got it. Visibility not the very best (as it is in the Maledives).

        Diving Maldives in February on the Carpe Novo
        James D
        Australia
        9.2
        Superb

        Good, great service by crew and consistently good dive conditions due to prevailing currents.

        Diving Maldives in February on the Emperor Atoll
        Nikolai S
        Russia
        9.6
        Exceptional

        Super prestige nature and great diving

        Diving Maldives in February on the Scubaspa Ying
        Birgit K
        Germany
        8.8
        Fabulous

        If you are lucky and have the right conditions, you can find it all, pelagics, muck, coral and the beautiful Islands. I would come back any time! But you have to be prepared for some challenging dives due to strong current. But, no current, no pelagics:-)

        Diving Maldives in February on the Soleil 2
        Benjamin J
        Germany
        9.6
        Exceptional

        the few wasn´t so good at that time, but we saw so many big fisht hat made up for it. We went night diving and saw a lot of nurse sharks. We saw lots of Mantas also eagle Rays. I really liked it

        Diving Maldives in January on the Blue Force One
        Alistair D
        South Africa
        8.4
        Very good

        Everything ran seamlessly from pick up at the airport to an interesting and varied dive sites. Would not hesitate to do it again.

        Diving Maldives in February on the Emperor Voyager
        david S
        France
        8.4
        Very good

        see the comment with the 3 highlights. diving has been interesting with lots of larges fishes, Manta, sharks & tuna & travallies. coral not as good as remembered from years ago, yet 2 tilla dives were excellents. however, too much emphasis put on hooking in the current and watch till deco arrives, rather than play with landscape in the current and still explore. the easy solution to provide picture for tourists, but a bit disappointing diving wise.

        Diving Maldives in January on the Soleil 2
        ALLEN F
        United States
        7.6
        Good

        Maldives were great - very strong currents made me realize that I need to work on my skills a bit more.

        Diving Maldives in January on the Emperor Voyager
        Dirk M
        Germany
        8.8
        Fabulous

        it can be very challenging and is really very good for big fish, shark, manta wale shark and some very amazing places for soft corrals

        Diving Maldives in January on the Manta Cruise
        Talita D
        Brazil
        10.0
        Exceptional

        Diving in Maldives is not for beginners, it requires experience, due to the current. The biodiversity is impressive and the wildlife abundance is amazing! I was not lucky with the visibility, but it was perfect!

        Diving Maldives in January on the Princess Haleema
        Jessica B
        United States
        8.0
        Very good

        Loved diving in the northern Maldives. The people were warm and welcoming, and the north is so quiet. Such a better experience than diving the central Maldives.

        Diving Maldives in October on the Amba Liveaboard
        avner D
        Netherlands
        9.6
        Exceptional

        Wonderful fish life. Corals were o.k. Got a chance to see a group of 15 Mantas that hovered above us for 30 minutes. Also about 5 whale-sharks and many sharks.

        Diving Maldives in January on the Carpe Diem Liveaboard
        Dirk M
        Germany
        10.0
        Exceptional

        Very good but partly very very challenging, because of the strong current. It is very important to be guided by experienced guides like on the Theia.

        Diving Maldives in January on the Theia
        Karon W
        United Kingdom
        8.8
        Fabulous

        Brilliant, already planning a trip back.

        Diving Maldives in December on the Carpe Diem Liveaboard
        Jessie K
        Netherlands
        10.0
        Exceptional

        Absolutely epic, most amazing place on earth! Not enough superlatives for the place!

        Diving Maldives in December on the Scubaspa Yang
        Bertil J
        Norway
        8.4
        Very good

        Would recommend it to all my diving friends

        Diving Maldives in December on the Blue Force One
        Tariq F
        Jordan
        10.0
        Exceptional

        We don't recall the names of all dive locations, but all dives were simply great.

        Diving Maldives in January on the Scubaspa Yang
        Peter W
        Australia
        8.0
        Very good

        Very good. Great water temperature and constant air temp made diving comfort wonderful. A long way to get there from Australia but worth the experience.

        Diving Maldives in January on the Princess Haleema
        Christian S
        Denmark
        9.2
        Superb

        The best ever dive experience for me. Higly recommendable

        Diving Maldives in January on the Emperor Serenity
        ERIC G
        United States
        8.8
        Fabulous

        AMAZING - Had some incredibly unique experiences that I haven't encountered anywhere else in the world.

        Diving Maldives in December on the Scubaspa Ying
        Alejandro C
        Spain
        10.0
        Exceptional

        Amazing experience, will repeat another diving experience here for sure some day.

        Diving Maldives in December on the Emperor Serenity
        Nicolas V
        Belgium
        8.4
        Very good

        each atoll had its specifics, but overall huge variety in dive sites and type of diving (relatively sheltered to being carried out by current after releasing your reef hook line) wouldn't mind going back for a longer trip, and visit the more southern atolls

        Diving Maldives in December on the Theia
        Paul E
        Finland
        10.0
        Exceptional

        Diving was very good. Sometimes visibility was not so good due to weather conditions and current but the more current there is - more sharks there will be :-) Lot of good places and especially different places to dive. You'll get night diving, drift dives, deep dives and lot of different marine life everywhere. Lot of different shape of pinnacles. Sometimes there are so much fishes around you that it's like you were in fish soup You will manage well as non-experienced diver also.

        Diving Maldives in December on the Sachika
        Frank W
        Germany
        8.8
        Fabulous

        More varied than I thought Better visibility than expected Less whale sharks than hoped

        Diving Maldives in December on the Carpe Novo Liveaboard
        Saburo I
        Japan
        8.8
        Fabulous

        Very nice and impressive. I want to go again.

        Diving Maldives in December on the Princess Haleema
        Ziv K
        Belgium
        8.0
        Very good

        We had a great time. Dives were wonderfull, boat was very nice

        Diving Maldives in December on the Princess Haleema
        Joseph M
        United States
        10.0
        Exceptional

        The dive guides were very knowledgeable and the amount of coral and fish was amazing.

        Diving Maldives in December on the Scubaspa Yang
        Daniel N
        Sweden
        10.0
        Exceptional

        Very positive experience overall, diving is a bit more challenging with most dive sites being around 30 m. Reommmended primarily typ divers with AOW or higher. Nitrox is also recommended.

        Diving Maldives in December on the Scubaspa Yang
        Miroslav U
        Slovakia
        9.6
        Exceptional

        It requires certain level of experience as the currents can influence the dives.

        Diving Maldives in December on the Emperor Serenity
        malcolm C
        Malta
        8.8
        Fabulous

        My third visit to the Maldives and I still love it. Its the first time I went in what is supposedly their low-season (Sep) but we still got 2 weeks of amazing weather and flat seas.

        Diving Maldives in September on the Blue Force One
        Holger L
        Germany
        8.4
        Very good

        Besides coral bleaching, Maledives are still a MUST for divers.

        Diving Maldives in December on the Emperor Atoll
        Catriona G
        United Kingdom
        10.0
        Exceptional

        Better than any other diving!

        Diving Maldives in December on the Scubaspa Ying
        Rula A
        United Kingdom
        9.6
        Exceptional

        This is my third trip to the Maldives in a year and I would return again in a heartbeat.

        Diving Maldives in December on the Scubaspa Ying
        Inaki C
        Spain
        8.8
        Fabulous

        A place you have to dive once in your life at least!

        Diving Maldives in December on the Moonima Liveaboard
        Chay Ying K
        Malaysia
        8.0
        Very good

        If you are a sharks lover, this is the place for you! Loads of practice diving with current, which can be a tad scary for beginners. I love the detailed briefing of each dive site before we depart.

        Diving Maldives in December on the Scubaspa Ying
        Meagan M
        Australia
        9.2
        Superb

        Fantastic the only thing's we didn't see were the hammerhead sharks and the whale shark's but that's nature!

        Diving Maldives in December on the Scubaspa Yang
        alexandre G
        France
        10.0
        Exceptional

        Great experience diving in the Maldives from the time we arrived to the time we left. We will be back soon as we want to experience and dive in the South atolls.

        Diving Maldives in November on the Fun Azul
        james W
        United Kingdom
        9.2
        Superb

        Very good , lots of Variety of big and small fish , although your U do need to be an experienced diver as almost every dive had some sort of current ranging from slight to strong

        Diving Maldives in November on the Carpe Novo
        William E
        United Kingdom
        8.8
        Fabulous

        I really like the diving in the Maldives. The water is warm, the diving Dhoni is really convenient and the marine life fantastic. I also like the fact that the dives are a little challenging at times with the stronger currents that attract the life. All in all a great time.

        Diving Maldives in November on the Emperor Voyager
        David A
        United States
        8.4
        Very good

        I think the diving here is great, beautiful reefs and fishes there is always something to see and larger animals. The water is great and low currents make for relaxing drift dives .

        Diving Maldives in November on the Scubaspa Yang
        Chris P
        Australia
        10.0
        Exceptional

        This was the first time we were really exposed to medium currents and inexperienced divers with 23 dives under our belts. Our dive guide really assisted and made us comfortable allowing us to fully appreciate the diving and sorrounding attributes. Lots of marine wildlife on each dive which include but not limited to manta rays, sting rays, white tip sharks and turtles, all were amazing.

        Diving Maldives in November on the Scubaspa Yang
        Femke H
        Netherlands
        8.0
        Very good

        Good experience for diving. Wasn't expecting so much rain though.

        Diving Maldives in November on the Emperor Voyager
        Cindi D
        United States
        9.2
        Superb

        It was the BEST dive trip that I have EVER been on!! I thought that Fiji was the best, but this tops that!!

        Diving Maldives in October on the Leo Liveaboard
        Dominik K
        Germany
        10.0
        Exceptional

        Unbeliveble. Saw everything that i expected snd Even more!

        Diving Maldives in November on the Emperor Serenity
        Lucian S
        France
        10.0
        Exceptional

        good for the fish but visibility was not excellent at this time of the year (november)

        Diving Maldives in November on the Emperor Serenity
        shuge Q
        China
        10.0
        Exceptional

        manta , sharks ,night dive ,best dive trip in my life until now !!!!!!

        Diving Maldives in October on the Scubaspa Yang
        Bader A
        Kuwait
        9.6
        Exceptional

        I dived in Egypt, Boracay and the Maldives. The Maldives for me is by far the best due to the abundance of fish life.

        Diving Maldives in November on the Scubaspa Yang
        Wojciech K
        Poland
        9.2
        Superb

        Very enjoyable diving in the Maldives. Would return.

        Diving Maldives in October on the Carpe Novo Liveaboard
        steven V
        Belgium
        8.8
        Fabulous

        bad weather forced us to do a lot of thila dives in the inner atoll area. This results in many similar dives. But we've seen a lot of larger animals (turtles, manta's, eagle rays, sharks, whaleshark, sting rays), what was the aim of the trip. Macro live is dissapointing. (few nudi's, 2 frogfish in 26 dives, 1 pipe fish, ...)

        Diving Maldives in October on the Carpe Diem Liveaboard
        Daniel K
        Germany
        9.2
        Superb

        Great...will come again :)

        Diving Maldives in October on the Scubaspa Yang
        thomas K
        Australia
        8.0
        Very good

        Quite nice, the visibility was not the best but we could still see most shark action and got plenty of mantas!

        Diving Maldives in October on the Sachika Liveaboard
        Ricardo Yudi N
        Brazil
        8.8
        Fabulous

        Rainny season, moderate visibility, many marine life.

        Diving Maldives in October on the Orion Liveaboard
        Tim O
        Belgium
        9.6
        Exceptional

        Great, good variation of drift dives, wrecks dives and just observing wildlife at cleaning stations. Night dives also spectacular with nurse-sharks being in abundance...

        Diving Maldives in October on the Scubaspa Ying
        Weerapol W
        Thailand
        8.8
        Fabulous

        good to see big marine lifes

        Diving Maldives in October on the Emperor Atoll
        Songluan L
        China
        9.6
        Exceptional

        It was so good, it is worth the price.

        Diving Maldives in September on the Scubaspa Yang
        Aurelie S
        France
        10.0
        Exceptional

        A lot of sharks, turtles and rays, great night dives too! Too bad the whale shark didn't show up!

        Diving Maldives in October on the Carpe Diem Liveaboard
        Angela W
        China
        9.2
        Superb

        Great experience. Saw lots of Mantas and Sharks. Though the visibility was not the best at this time, which will be the reason to come back again in a better season!

        Diving Maldives in October on the Orion Liveaboard
        VYTAUTAS R
        Lithuania
        8.8
        Fabulous

        The best diving we did in a long time

        Diving Maldives in October on the Moonima Liveaboard
        Vanessa H
        Brazil
        9.2
        Superb

        Amazing place, perfect for diving, so much to see. We look forward to returning and diving in other atolls as well.

        Diving Maldives in September on the Scubaspa Ying
        Yann M
        United Kingdom
        10.0
        Exceptional

        Still the best diving in the world!

        Diving Maldives in September on the Scubaspa Yang
        Gregg C
        United States
        9.6
        Exceptional

        Absolutely amazing! What an incredible safari full of so much marine life!

        Diving Maldives in September on the Blue Force One
        IM H
        South Korea
        9.2
        Superb

        See manta Saw turtles and saw other so many different kinds of sea creature with kind guides so we really enjoyed.

        Diving Maldives in September on the Sachika Liveaboard
        Houssam E
        Lebanon
        10.0
        Exceptional

        Everything concerning the dives was great. Only thing to watch out for is that currents can get serious

        Diving Maldives in September on the Scubaspa Yang
        Gary W
        Australia
        8.4
        Very good

        Very positive. I would go again.

        Diving Maldives in September on the Scubaspa Yang
        Enrique B
        Spain
        10.0
        Exceptional

        Perfect, but we have a whole week of bad weather. We will repeat again

        Diving Maldives in August on the Sachika Liveaboard
        Linda C
        United Kingdom
        10.0
        Exceptional

        Exceptional. Most of my diving experience s in the Caribbean where the reef systems are more beautiful but in the Maldives the life on the Atolls is just incredible! The water was 85F, some current but most of the dives are drift dives. The more current there the better as the cool stuff hangs out in the current!

        Diving Maldives in August on the Scubaspa Yang
        Pei Leen C
        Malaysia
        9.2
        Superb

        Awesome! Spent a week of good quality world class diving in Maldives

        Diving Maldives in July on the Orion Liveaboard
        Suruthai P
        United States
        10.0
        Exceptional

        Some sites did not have great visibility, but that was mostly due to the weather. Good variety of things to see and loads of fish! It was like swimming in a fish soup. Coral populations were healthy and abundant with beautiful colors. I liked the buddy system so I was able to dive to 60min on almost all the dives. Guides were very knowledgable and at the end of the trip we left as friends.

        Diving Maldives in August on the Emperor Serenity
        Marcos D
        United States
        10.0
        Exceptional

        I wanted to see mantas and whale sharks. I managed to see the two and much more. Fabulous diving experience.

        Diving Maldives in August on the Carpe Novo Liveaboard
        Leanne D
        Canada
        8.4
        Very good

        It was a wonderful experience with lovely people.

        Diving Maldives in August on the Blue Voyager
        Tommy N
        Sweden
        9.6
        Exceptional

        I would defenetly do it again :)

        Diving Maldives in August on the Scubaspa Ying
        Calle S
        Sweden
        10.0
        Exceptional

        Although some of the dive sites showed quite a bit of corall bleaching, most dives were really beautiful and exciting with a good mix of things to see and varying conditions. Night dive with some fifty or more nurse sharks was one of the highlights.

        Diving Maldives in August on the Scubaspa Ying
        Kristina A
        United States
        10.0
        Exceptional

        Diving in the Maldives was an excellent experience! Most things to see were between 60 and 90 feet so an advanced certification would be ideal

        Diving Maldives in July on the Emperor Atoll
        Claude L
        Australia
        9.2
        Superb

        The best diving holiday I have ever had. I most definitely want to repeat the experience.

        Diving Maldives in August on the MV Ari Queen
        Eric P
        France
        9.2
        Superb

        Overall diving was fantastic: safe, good visibility... a lot of fishes, big fishes!!

        Diving Maldives in August on the Scubaspa Yang
        Andreas M
        Germany
        10.0
        Exceptional

        Great location for macro and big wildlife.

        Diving Maldives in July on the Scubaspa Yang
        Ryan W
        South Africa
        10.0
        Exceptional

        Brilliant, more than we expected both in terms of sealife and service. We will be back as soon as we can.

        Diving Maldives in May on the Orion Liveaboard
        Sarah N
        Sweden
        10.0
        Exceptional

        Very good! Best place for diving that i've been to so far!

        Diving Maldives in August on the Scubaspa Ying
        Anita P
        Australia
        9.2
        Superb

        Overall diving in the Maldives was amazing. Huge variety of fish life and the bigger stuff (mantas, sharks etc). Visibility was pretty good most days. We had lots of different types of dives (wreck dive, night dives, drift dives) which kept it interesting. I would definitely come back.

        Diving Maldives in July on the Carpe Novo Liveaboard
        Katrin O
        Germany
        9.6
        Exceptional

        Loved it! Would go any time again!

        Diving Maldives in June on the Emperor Atoll
        Timothy L
        Singapore
        10.0
        Exceptional

        Great visibility, healthy marine life, beautiful corals. Sharks, rays, turtles, and huge schools on almost every dive, Currents can be really strong though. Remember to bring a current hook. On many of the dives, we are required to hook ourselves onto a rock, and wait for some time, while waiting for big fishes. without the hook, you'd be struggling in such strong currents.

        Diving Maldives in July on the Scubaspa Yang
        Graziella E
        Netherlands
        10.0
        Exceptional

        Wonderful, definitely worth to return...I was very sorry to leave after a week..

        Diving Maldives in July on the MV Ari Queen
        Melissa H
        United States
        10.0
        Exceptional

        Loved the diving although the current/surge were sometime high. Overall a wonderful diving experience for me and my two adult daughters who were recently certified but we all now have our Advanced Divers certification!

        Diving Maldives in June on the Scubaspa Yang
        Karina E
        Norway
        8.8
        Fabulous

        I would go back and dive some more at once! Although it was off season, it was amazing.

        Diving Maldives in June on the Emperor Voyager
        John C
        Australia
        10.0
        Exceptional

        We saw so many sharks and turtles that I lost count. spent time with Mantas at a cleaning station. we went in the off season so there were no crowds it was the perfect diving holiday.

        Diving Maldives in June on the Carpe Vita Liveaboard
        Phillip B
        United Kingdom
        8.8
        Fabulous

        Wonderful experience with the stellar team of crew & best dive guides, Eva, Patrick & Rauf.

        Diving Maldives in June on the Emperor Voyager
        Grace Y
        United States
        10.0
        Exceptional

        5 stars - tied for the best we've experienced (up there with the Galapagos)

        Diving Maldives in May on the Scubaspa Ying
        Jaco B
        South Africa
        9.2
        Superb

        Really enjoyed it. Got to see all the big fish, including mantas, different sharks, turtles, dolphins. The smaller fish were plentiful as well. Currents are stronger than what I am used to so, so it was a new experience using a reef hook.

        Diving Maldives in May on the Amba Liveaboard
        Steve P
        United States
        10.0
        Exceptional

        We had a great experience due to the well organized, friendly and helpful crew on the Carpe Diem.

        Diving Maldives in May on the Carpe Diem Liveaboard
        Mark R
        New Zealand
        10.0
        Exceptional

        We have dived in the Maldives 3 times now and will return again. Loved every minute.

        Diving Maldives in May on the Carpe Novo Liveaboard
        Irene G
        Netherlands
        8.0
        Very good

        Great diving, saw a lot of (mainly) big stuff and some very nice reefs. Unfortunately some of the areas have been (severely) damaged by Crowns of Thorns and coral bleaching but overall very good diving.

        Diving Maldives in April on the Blue Shark 2
        Cristy P
        Australia
        9.2
        Superb

        Fantastic- I'll be back 😀

        Diving Maldives in May on the Princess Handy
        Endre G
        Hungary
        10.0
        Exceptional

        On par with the best diving locations in the world (like the Red Sea, Galapagos)

        Diving Maldives in April on the Scubaspa Yang
        Phillip M
        United States
        10.0
        Exceptional

        Highly recommended. My only real complaint was that the dining room on ScubaSpa Yang was hot, humid, and stuffy, with little air circulation, making every meal a sweaty affair.

        Diving Maldives in March on the Scubaspa Yang
        Brett M
        South Africa
        9.2
        Superb

        Very simple and easy. It was a pleasure. Lovely well equipped dive dhoni and really great divemasters.

        Diving Maldives in April on the Scubaspa Ying
        christian H
        Switzerland
        8.0
        Very good

        we enjoyed it as usual. It was the third time we were there and we were not disappointed

        Diving Maldives in March on the Amba Liveaboard
        Sean E
        United Kingdom
        8.0
        Very good

        Really the best diving holiday I've had in 18 years since I first took the plunge.

        Diving Maldives in March on the Moonima Liveaboard
        Helen M
        United Kingdom
        7.6
        Good

        We dived at two island resorts as well as the liveaboard and therefore have more control over where we dive, however this is limiting and we would go on liveaboard again for variety of diving locations.

        Diving Maldives in March on the Blue Force One
        Stuart Y
        United Kingdom
        10.0
        Exceptional

        Fantastic experience. I would book again.

        Diving Maldives in March on the Scubaspa Yang
        Kristine N
        Denmark
        9.6
        Exceptional

        Would recommend it to everyone. The tranquility, scenery, weather and wildlife is amazing!

        Diving Maldives in March on the Blue Voyager
        Bill B
        United States
        10.0
        Exceptional

        Enlightening and memorable. DIVINE

        Diving Maldives in March on the Ocean Divine
        David S
        United States
        9.2
        Superb

        Maldives diving was great, be prepared for some current.

        Diving Maldives in March on the Virgo Liveaboard
        Marko V
        Slovenia
        8.0
        Very good

        Maldives are always amazing and never cease to surprise you. But Maldivians along with all the visitors have to take a better care of the environment (trash).

        Diving Maldives in March on the Manta Cruise Liveaboard
        Peter W
        Australia
        10.0
        Exceptional

        Great... But the Makdives government should create some marine sanctuaries to save the endangered shark and big wrass species that are being hunted too much.

        Diving Maldives in March on the Amba Liveaboard
        Iris D
        Switzerland
        9.2
        Superb

        It will be hard to find a other good dive spot on this world. I just think, that the variity is huge on the maldives, and so many differnt dive sites. We will cone back for sure

        Diving Maldives in February on the Emperor Atoll
        Bradley M
        United Kingdom
        10.0
        Exceptional

        The best ever, manta rays, whale sharks, Dolphins, sharks....amazing corals! You name it and you will see it xxx

        Diving Maldives in February on the Scubaspa Yang
        Stephen M
        United States
        8.8
        Fabulous

        Clear water with sharks, Mantas, Whale Sharks, eels, and Rays. Other than that, meh! Seriously, some of the best diving we've experienced. Comparable to Palau but more diversity. Currents can be an issue for less experienced divers. Reef hooks are handy to have for some of the channel dives.

        Diving Maldives in February on the Ocean Divine
        Wing Lok K
        Hong Kong
        9.2
        Superb

        Excellent, good viz, healthy reefs and fishes

        Diving Maldives in February on the Orion Liveaboard
        Richa M
        India
        10.0
        Exceptional

        Superb. Must do it again soon.

        Diving Maldives in February on the Manta Cruise Liveaboard
        Hoyoung A
        South Korea
        10.0
        Exceptional

        WHALE SHARKS and DOLPHINS!!!!

        Diving Maldives in February on the Princess Dhonkamana
        Louise H
        United Kingdom
        10.0
        Exceptional

        Wonderful! We saw everything - including whale sharks. Very well set-up boat for both diving and snorkelling.

        Diving Maldives in February on the Princess Dhonkamana
        david N
        United States
        9.2
        Superb

        Superb, I would not change a thing.

        Diving Maldives in February on the Manta Cruise Liveaboard
        Martin S. N
        Norway
        9.6
        Exceptional

        Great and varied wild life. Nice warm waters. A fair amount of current some places, but if you have a calm and understanding dive guide, that helps. So does Nitrox. Very useful for a long liveaboard cruise like this, with deep dives to 30m almost every day.

        Diving Maldives in February on the Manta Cruise Liveaboard
        Marina C
        Italy
        8.4
        Very good

        Nice but not my favourite choice

        Diving Maldives in January on the Amba Liveaboard
        Katherine N
        United Kingdom
        10.0
        Exceptional

        Lots of sharks and exciting channel dives.

        Diving Maldives in January on the Orion Liveaboard
        Allan M
        Canada
        7.6
        Good

        lots of fish but disappoiting poor coarl and poor visability

        Diving Maldives in January on the Virgo Liveaboard
        Jennifer H
        Singapore
        9.2
        Superb

        I have dived in 4 continents till date and the Maldives will be my TOP 3.... Definitely an unforgettable dive experience and be sure I will be back!

        Diving Maldives in December on the Emperor Voyager
        matthew E
        Australia
        10.0
        Exceptional

        the diving experience was great

        Diving Maldives in January on the Manta Cruise Liveaboard
        Dustin H
        United States
        10.0
        Exceptional

        Awesome. Tons of life from tiny nudibranchs and shrimp to massive whale sharks and manta rays.

        Diving Maldives in December on the Scubaspa Yang
        Cowan M
        Netherlands
        9.2
        Superb

        A new challenge it was for me , but managed really well.

        Diving Maldives in January on the Virgo Liveaboard
        Bob J
        Netherlands
        8.4
        Very good

        Very good. Coral is not as colourful as in Egypt and the variety and quantity of fish is slightly less than Thailand, but the big stuff is amazing! Definitely worth diving!

        Diving Maldives in December on the Leo Liveaboard
        martine V
        Netherlands
        8.4
        Very good

        great diving beautifull sea and islands

        Diving Maldives in December on the Orion Liveaboard
        Philip H
        United Kingdom
        8.8
        Fabulous

        The weather spoiled the underwater visibility because the monsoon was 6 weeks late and we arrived in the changeover period following this, it reduced the visibility considerably so you couldn't see the fish very well not a patch on previous trips I have made unfortunately. Saw mantas, shark, turtles wrasse and the usual fish life but all a bit murky

        Diving Maldives in November on the Amba Liveaboard
        Tsutomu F
        Japan
        9.6
        Exceptional

        The best diving experience so far.

        Diving Maldives in November on the Theia
        Antine L
        France
        9.2
        Superb

        really good. I went in November, which is in between diving seasons and not known for great visibility so I was a little scared... but Visibility was excellent. We saw grey sharks, white tip reef sharks, mantas, a whale shark, amazing nudibranch, etc.

        Diving Maldives in November on the Princess Dhonkamana
        Silke W
        Germany
        8.4
        Very good

        Bad visibility but lots of fish!

        Diving Maldives in October on the Amba Liveaboard
        Chris L
        United Kingdom
        8.8
        Fabulous

        Excellent. The viz could have been better but the big animals need feeding so such is life

        Diving Maldives in October on the Orion Liveaboard
        Kin Fun L
        Hong Kong
        9.6
        Exceptional

        Great diving with lots of marine variety. Fishes were big. We spotted manta rays and whale shark also!

        Diving Maldives in October on the Princess Handy
        Alain P
        Switzerland
        9.2
        Superb

        Much better than i do remember !

        Diving Maldives in October on the Princess Handy
        Mark L
        South Africa
        9.6
        Exceptional

        Seems more people every time, and more could be done to coordinate diving on popular sites to allow all to enjoy without having to climb over each other.

        Diving Maldives in September on the Scubaspa Yang
        Stephanie S
        Germany
        10.0
        Exceptional

        Ich war zum ersten Mal auf dem Malediven

        Diving Maldives in September on the Princess Dhonkamana
        Sergei T
        Russia
        9.6
        Exceptional

        Great! Speechless!!! Amazing!

        Diving Maldives in August on the Leo Liveaboard
        Mona S
        Denmark
        8.4
        Very good

        I was a great big fish snorkeling trip over all

        Diving Maldives in January on the Leo Liveaboard
        Chrissie S
        Malaysia
        10.0
        Exceptional

        Good diving except for some strong current diving.

        Diving Maldives in May on the Scubaspa Ying
        stephanie G
        Australia
        8.0
        Very good

        Exceptional we will be back

        Diving Maldives in December on the Virgo Liveaboard
        fred W
        Australia
        9.6
        Exceptional

        It exceeded my expectations of liveaboard diving and I will do it again.

        Diving Maldives in March on the Emperor Voyager
        Neil W
        United Kingdom
        9.6
        Exceptional

        Great week & would definitely do again

        Diving Maldives in December on the Emperor Atoll
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