Manta rays, whale sharks, white tip sharks, huge schools of fish – the best scuba diving in the Maldives is all possible to see within the space of one week on a typical Maldives scuba diving liveaboard trip.
The Maldives is famous for manta ray encounters, and there’s few places better than Rangali Madivaru to see these spectacular creatures group together en masse in crystal clear water
Carpe Vita is latest luxury Maldives liveaboard to take to the waters, launching in March 2011. Here’s my detailed rundown of Carpe Vita’s operation after spending a week on the boat
Newly launched in the Maldives, MV Orion provides a serious contender for those wanting luxury Maldives liveaboard scuba diving and island cruising
This has to be the most incredible underwater footage of manta rays and whale sharks I’ve ever seen – scores of them in a feeding frenzy at Hanifaru in the Maldives
My story about luxury scuba diving in the Maldives on the MV Sachika liveaboard and at Soneva Gili and Sheraton Full Moon resorts has recently been published in Fah Thai magazine. You can read the complete article below
My first dive trip to the Maldives was to the island of Bandos, a good all-round resort island very near Male airport and with dive sites only a few minutes boat ride away.
The Maldives are famous for manta rays – here Julian Cohen describes how he finally got the shot of these elusive, beautiful creatures
The best sequence of photos I managed to take this year was at Donkalo in the Maldives, a reknowned manta ray hotspot that provided some amazing manta encounters.
The new Maldives liveaboard MV Orion offers seven day trips that take in classic Maldives dive sites at Male and Ari atolls as well as visiting the whale shark haunt of Hani Faru
A few underwater photos from my Maldives trip in January 2011 around Male, Ari and Felidhe atolls on MV Orion
Here’s some awesome photos of the Maldives by Jez Tryner taken on our recent liveaboard trip
My trip to the Maldives was a big success, thanks to the guys on the Sachika liveaboard and the Soneva Gili and Sheraton Full Moon resorts.
The Maldives have thousands of islands with great diving – so a liveaboard is the logical way to see as much of the underwater world as possible without being tied to one resort