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SUPER LAST MINUTE 40% discount on TWO liveaboards

January 13th, 2017 Comments off

Join us for this seriously super saving on one of two lovely liveaboards.

NAUTILUS ONE
30 January – 9 February
2250 Euro for 10 nights
SAVE 900 Euro
Pay just 1350 Euros

and

NAUTILUS TWO
29 January – 6 February
1968 Euro for 8 nights
SAVE 787 Euro
Pay just 1181 Euro

 

That’s a 40% discount on the boat price!

Both trips are confirmed.

We are looking forward to welcoming guests on board

Please note, these are only valid for new bookings from 10 January 2017

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Liveaboards- just the best way to be diving happy!

January 3rd, 2017 Comments off

BOOK today and make 2017 your year of diving bliss. 0117 serenity and drone 300x225 Liveaboards  just the best way to be diving happy!

When you book with us, you can be confident that you are getting the best on offer for your Maldives diving holiday.

All our liveaboards are carefully selected and offered to you at the best prices. With our 15 years of experience in Maldives liveaboard diving, you know you’re in safe hands.

Our prices exclude flights but we are happy to help organise these for you where we can.

Click here for information on all our liveaboards (and we can offer guest houses too).

Email us today and book info@maldivesdivetravel.com

 

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Dive into 2017 and be happy! BOOK today

December 23rd, 2016 Comments off

1216 Emperor Maldives boats look no further 300x204 Dive into 2017 and be happy! BOOK todayWe can help!

Here’s a little overview of the Emperor Divers fleet – the largest in the Maldives – and some of the routes you can choose to see those mantas, whale sharks and so very much more.

Emperor Serenity
Best of Maldives from 1848

Emperor Orion
Best of Maldives from 1743
Choice of special trips:
South Central 7 Atolls 10 nights 3220

Emperor Virgo
Best of Maldives from 1575
Specials: South Central 7 Atolls 10 nights 3190

Emperor Voyager
Best of Maldives from 1526

Emperor Leo
Best of Maldives from 1225

Emperor Atoll
Manta Madness, Pelagic Magic, Best of Maldives from 1393

Email us today and book info@maldivesdivetravel.com

Escape after Christmas! BOOK today and dive the South Central 7 Atolls

December 16th, 2016 Comments off

1216 7 atolls shark pic 300x200 Escape after Christmas! BOOK today and dive the South Central 7 AtollsJanuary to March is THE time to do this trip with when the current is mainly incoming.

Book this action-packed itinerary with speedy drift dives, mantas, sharks and diving seven atolls. Choose from either Emperor Leo or Emperor Orion.

Here’s where you’ll dive:
North Male Atoll: Beautiful pinnacles
South Male Atoll: Grey reef sharks, Eagle rays, Other pelagics, Beautiful macro wreck
Vaavu Atoll: Beautiful channels with magical soft corals and pelagic delights. Action packed night dive with nurse sharks and others
Vattaru Atoll: Pristine coral reefs
Meemu Atoll: Beautiful channels with pelagic action, sailfish, grey reef sharks, eagle rays and beautiful soft coral. Manta cleaning station
Thaa Atoll: Hammerhead sharks, whale sharks, dolphins, traditional Maldivian channel diving
Laamu Atoll: Beautiful fish filled channels with great shark encounters

There are few, if no, boats and you visit atolls that have very few resorts.

Hammerheads are often found in Thaa as well as whale sharks who visit the boat at night attracted by the lights.  And there’s a wreck diveat Kuda Giri wreck, famous for its rare black corals and macro life.

This itinerary has a lot of drift diving so it’s best suited to more advanced divers.

Emperor Leo
19 – 26 February
Starts Male, ends Kooddoo
2219 pp

20 March – 2 April
Starts Kooddoo, ends Male
2240 pp

Emperor Orion
3 – 12 February
Start Koodhoo, ends Male
3123 pp

19 – 26 February
Starts Kadhdhoo, ends Male
2464 pp

5 – 12 March
Starts Kadhdhoo, ends Male
2464 pp

Email us today and book info@maldivesdivetravel.com

Not One, But Two Nautilus offers Beat back those January blues

December 7th, 2016 Comments off

Shake of1216 nautilus one and two 300x300  Not One, But Two Nautilus offers Beat back those January bluesf those January blues and join the blues of the sky and the water in the Maldives.

Nautilus One 

Spend an exciting New Year’s trip with the magic of the Maldives.
25 December – 6 January 2017
Ati & South
12 nights
€2700
per person

 

19 – 29 January 2017
Ari & South
AND
30 January – 9 February 2017
Ari & South
10 nights
€2250 per person

>> Find out more about Nautilus One here

Nautilus Two

21 – 28 January 2017
Ari
7 nights
€1722
per person

29 January – 6 February
Ari & South
8 nights
€1968 per person

>> Find out more about Nautilus Two here

Or email us today and book info@maldivesdivetravel.com

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NEW for 2017 | Deep South & Southern Sharks with Emperor Maldives

November 28th, 2016 Comments off

unbenannt 0233 shark Medium 300x180 NEW for 2017 | Deep South & Southern Sharks with Emperor MaldivesEmperor Maldives has new exciting dive trips sailing to the southerly Maldives atolls and dive into the shark action in these out-of-the-way southern dive sites between Huvadhoo and Laamu.

From February to April, spend time away from the madding crowds and dive Foammulah and Huvadhoo on the lookout for the Indian Ocean’s larger residents; tiger sharks, silver tips, grey reef sharks and whale sharks.

Guests can choose to travel either from Male to Huvadhoo to join their liveaboard or from Huvadhoo to Male. Expect to meet tiger and silver tip sharks around Foamulah. At Huvadhoo, one of the deepest lagoons in the Maldives, the currents are ideal for even more shark sightings including hopefully whale sharks and silkies, hammerheads, tiger and grey sharks spotted most of the time. There are swift channel dives with several kandus; Vilingilli, Nilandhoo, Mareehaa and Kondeey, as well as reef thila dives; Gazeera and Vaadhoo.

This itinerary suits experienced divers (100+ dives) looking for ‘away from it all and different’ diving with quite a focus on drift diving.

Liveaboards operating these routes are Emperor Virgo and Emperor Leo, both with fine accommodation and service as standard. Included is full board, free Nitrox, local transfers.

A video showing the amazing diving on this route can be seen here.

Non-divers are very welcome and get free snorkelling equipment + $50 voucher to spend on board.

26 February – 5 March 2017
Deep South & Southern Sharks, Safari starts Kadhdhoo – Safari ends Gan
7 nights
2548 Eur

5 – 15 March 2017
Deep South & Southern Sharks, Safari starts Gan – Safari ends Kadhdhoo
10 nights
3450 Eur

15 – 25 March
South Central 7 Atolls, Safari starts Kadhdhoo, Safari ends Male
10 nights
3190 Eur

Prices do not include international flights.

Come and meet Emperor Superior

November 18th, 2016 Comments off

0816 Emperor Serenity collage 300x300  Come and meet Emperor SuperiorShe’s proving really popular with guests and is brand new this year. Emperor Serenity is a contemporary, spacious liveaboard where fine accommodation and service is standard. At 40 metres, she easily accommodates 26 guests in 13 well-appointed ensuite cabins all with air-con.

You can enjoy open air dining area on the main deck and a range of sofas and tables await you inside the air-conditioned saloon for relaxing or watching TV. A complimentary glass of wine is served with dinner.

The upper deck has a covered and open area ideal for watching photos and footage from your diving or just relaxing, star gazing and soaking up that magical Maldivian atmosphere. The sundeck is perfect for catching those sunrays or having a nap.

All diving is done from Emperor Serenity’s large dhoni giving you more living space on board and getting you to the perfect dive spot every time. And, as with all Emperor liveaboards, she offers free Nitrox.

Non-divers are very welcome and get a free snorkelling kit + $50 voucher to spend on board.

Dive routes includes Best of Maldives and Manta Madness.

Save money as a group!
When 11 pay, 1 goes free!

How about these to tempt you?
3 – 10 December 2016
Best of Maldives
€1995

7 – 14 January 2017
Manta Madness
€2016

26 March – 2 April 2017
Best of Maldives
€2345

>> Watch a super video here of the boat and diving

>> Discover more about Emperor Serenity here

Come and meet Emperor Orion

November 14th, 2016 Comments off

1116 emperor orion collage with new pics bm 300x300  Come and meet Emperor OrionDesigned and built with the diver in mind and yet just as attractive to the non-diver. At a super-spacious 39 metres, Emperor Orion delivers hotel standards in every aspect. She has an executive suite, 3 twin/double mini suites, 1 junior suite, 3 double and 4 twin/double cabins taking 24 guests in comfort.

A complimentary glass of wine is served with dinner and there’s a spacious lounge and dining areas, Jacuzzi, massage room (paid locally and subject to availability) and a well-stocked bar. The fly deck is incredibly roomy with lots of sunny sunbeds. Wi-Fi is available, when in range, at an additional charge.

Emperor Orion is a super cruiser happily taking you to some of the most alluring dive sites of the Maldives.

All diving takes place from her impressive 19.8m dhoni, which gives you more living space on board and gets you to the perfect dive spot every time. Emperor Orion is rebreather-friendly and offers free Nitrox, all diving and safety equipment as well as a photography charging station and four dive guides.

Non-divers are welcome and get a free snorkelling kit + $50 voucher to spend on board.

As with all Emperor Maldives boats, there is FREE Nitrox.

Dive routes includes Best of Maldives, Manta Madness, South Central 7 Atolls and Deep South and Southern Sharks.

Save money as a group!
When 10 pay, 1 goes free!

How about these to tempt you?
27 November – 4 December 2016
AND
11 – 18 December 2016
Best of Maldives
Each trip €1883

27 December – 5 January 2017
9 nights
South Central 7 Atolls
€2997
(Please note, this trip starts in Male and ends at Laamu. Price doesn’t include domestive flights.)

3 – 12 February 2017
9 nights
South Central 7 Atolls
€3123
(Please note, this trip starts at Koodhoo and ends in Male. Price doesn’t include domestive flights.)

>> Watch a super video here of the boat and diving

>> Find out more about Emperor Orion here

Or email us today and book info@maldivesdivetravel.com

7, 9 or 12 nights of diving delights

November 8th, 2016 Comments off

1116 leo and nautilus one 300x75  7, 9 or 12 nights of diving delights

 

 

 

 

Come diving – you know you want to!

Nautilus One
11 – 21 December 2016
10 nights
Ari & South
€2250
AND
Happy New Year!
25 December – 6 January 2017
12 nights
Ari & South
€2700

Emperor Leo

26 February – 5 March 2017
7 nights
Deep South & Southern Sharks safari (starts Kadhdhoo, ends Gan)
€2478
AND
5 – 12 March 2017
7 nights
Deep South & Southern Sharks safari (starts Gan, ends Kooddoo)
€2492

Email us today and book info@maldivesdivetravel.com

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Tempting Ten-Night Diving Adventure

November 3rd, 2016 Comments off

Emperor Virgo – TEN night safari anyone?

0416 virgo collage 300x300  Tempting Ten Night Diving AdventureAs one of the six-liveaboard fleet of Emperor Maldives, here is your guarantee for memorable diving. Emperor Virgo is the perfect choice for when you want to enjoy good-value luxury, offering pretty much everything you need for a perfect getaway. The restaurant serves both western and Asian cuisine complimented with a fully equipped bar. There is also has a Jacuzzi for you to kick back and relax. WiFi is available (20US$ per week). Nitrox is included in the package price.

She welcomes 18 divers over her 32m length and all her ensuite cabins have twin beds with one single. Upper deck cabins have large windows with the most amazing views to the ocean and islands beyond.

Cruise the atolls of Male and Ari knowing you’re getting great value on a liveaboard devoted to your diving holiday (she’s pretty good for non-divers too!).

At a glance
Select liveaboard for just 18 divers
Lower and upper deck twin or double cabin options
Welcoming, spacious saloon and restaurant-style dining area
Mouth-watering cuisine with international dishes
Spacious saloon with internationally stocked bar
Onboard WiFi (local charges) when in range
FREE Nitrox

Christmas in the Maldives?
18 – 25 December
Best of Maldives
1694 Euros

Ten nights in the Maldives?
Deep South & Southern Sharks
Start at Gan and finish at Kadhdhoo
5 – 15 March
3450 Euros
OR
South Central 7 Atolls
Start at Kadhdhoo and finish at Male
15 – 25 March
3190 Euros

Meet Emperor Virgo here for all the information you need (and if it’s not there, then please just ask us!)

Email us today and book info@maldivesdivetravel.com