Maldives | Dive Holidays

Maldives

The relaxed atmosphere of the Maldives mean you can give in to the temptations of great diving and good living. Here the emphasis is on enjoying a fast drift dive or watching great manta as they come in to be cleaned. Whalesharks also frequent the area and grey reef shark sightings are common whatever the season. Fish school in breathtaking numbers on the edge of the drop off. Liveaboard or Resort, Maldivian diving will not disappoint.

Prices from:

£1475 inc. flights*
    

So, yet again we had a fabulous trip to the Maldives. Great diving, great boat and great company. All helped by 4 fantastic dive guides.

 
Orion

Orion

MV Orion is the culmination of many years experience diving in the Maldives and has been designed with the diver in mind. The guides and crews are experts at diving the Maldives with literally thousands of dives between them. Together, the team will leave no stone unturned to ensure you have an itin ...Read More

from £1765

Leo

Leo

Leo is a one of a kind luxury liveaboard in the Maldives, fully operated by the outstanding Constellation Fleet. Just like her sister ships, Orion and Virgo, Leo strikes the perfect balance between relaxing surface side and adrenalin pumping dives underwater. Leo is truly a modern liveaboard for t ...Read More

from £1795

Carpe Vita

Carpe Vita

Carpe Vita is one of the Maldives' premier diving liveaboards. This is the bigger sister to Carpe Diem, but finished to the same exceptional standard. Step on board and you will see for yourself all the love and attention to detail that has gone into this thoroughly modern liveaboard. Cruise the ...Read More

from £1895

Amba

Amba

Amba has pioneered diving in the more remote northern atolls of Haa Alifu, Haa Dhaalu, Baa, Raa and Noonu. Here the reefs are devoid of other dive boats. This is dive escapism at it's very best in the Maldives with an experienced crew that know where the best marine life in the region can be found ...Read More

from £2150

Virgo

Virgo

If you love to dive the world famous Maldives and are looking for an exclusive liveaboard, then look no further than Virgo! irgo is the latest addition to the ever popular Constellation Fleet, who set the standard for luxury liveaboards in the Maldives with MV Orion. Cruise the heavenly atolls of ...Read More

from £1695

Carpe Diem

Carpe Diem

Carpe Diem offers exceptional liveaboard diving in the Maldives at affordable prices! If it is mantas, whalesharks and speedy drift dives you are looking for, then jump aboard Carpe Diem for a voyage into the beautiful Maldives. World famous dive sites await, all from the comfort and convenience o ...Read More

from £1785

Emperor Voyager

Emperor Voyager

Emperor Voyager sails from Male every week to dive the very best the Maldives has to offer. This bright, modern liveaboard brings award winning Emperor standards to the Maldives at prices you will love. So if you have ever wanted to dive this must see destination, make Emperor Voyager your home for ...Read More

from £1595

Emperor Atoll

Emperor Atoll

Emperor Atoll has long been a popular liveaboard in the Maldives. Today, with the experienced Emperor team at the helm, she continues to offer affordable liveaboard holidays in the Maldives with a touch of exclusive elegance. This is an ideal choice for discerning divers or anyone new to liveaboard ...Read More

from £1595

 
Ellaidhoo Island Resort

Ellaidhoo Island Resort

With endlessly blue waters and abundant marine life, the Maldives is a well deserved mecca for scuba divers of all experience levels. Find your dream shorebased diving holiday on the island of Ellaidhoo in North Ari atoll! Experience first hand some of the best scuba diving the Maldives has to off ...Read More

from £2185 Based on a Superior Room 7nights, (HB), speedboat transfer, 8 dive package

Casa Mia

Casa Mia

There are few resorts in the Maldives that can offer a genuinely authentic experience. Casa Mia stands out as one of the only resorts situated on a local island. North Ari atoll is only a speedboat or seaplane ride from Male. Feel the warmth of the white sands between your toes or listen to the w ...Read More

from £1335 7 nights in a Beach Villa on a full board basis

Kuredu Island & Pro Divers

Kuredu Island & Pro Divers

Kuredu is an island where the diving sits on your doorstep. The fine white sand gives way to an aquamarine reef. Designed with your every whim in mind, the fine level of diving, dining and relaxation has made Kuredu a firm favourite with our customers. Perched in the northern tip of the Lhaviyani At ...Read More

from £1995 Garden Bungalow (AI) 7 nights, 7 dives-6 boat+1 shore and all flights

Komandoo Island & Pro Divers

Komandoo Island & Pro Divers

Komandoo is an exclusive and tranquil hideaway in the Maldives that proves ever popular with our customers. Nestled away in the northern tip of Lhaviyani atoll Komandoo specialises in secluded luxury. So if you want to mix superb Maldives diving with 5 star service in an intimate resort, then mak ...Read More

from £2395 Based on Beach Villa (half board), 7 nights, 7 dives-6 boat+1 shore) and all flights

Bandos Island Dive Resort

Bandos Island Dive Resort

Bandos resort embodies everything that the Maldives is famous for. The brilliant blue seas lap sandy white beaches and world class diving is never more than a stone's throw away. Living up to its nickname, the Island of Hospitality, Bandos is a short boat ride from Male so within minutes of landing ...Read More

from £2195 Based on Standard Room (FB) 7nights, , transfers, 10 dive package

The Barefoot Eco Hotel

The Barefoot Eco Hotel

The Barefoot Eco hotel is on the remote, northern island of Hanimaadho. An hour's transfer from the hustle and bustle of Male, this 4 star resort is private, intimate and surrounded by lush vegetation. This is a boutique hotel, where the emphasis is on personal service and total relaxation deep i ...Read More

from £1675 7 night full board Ocean View room, 6 dives & Male transfers

Reethi Beach Resort

Reethi Beach Resort

Reethi Beach is an eco-friendly, Maldivian style, 4 star deluxe island resort situated in Baa Atoll, the Maldives. This elegant and spacious resort offers a range of stunning detached and semi-detached villas built from natural materials in a typical Maldivian-style and is the backdrop for an excep ...Read More

from £2095 Based on Villa Room (7nights, B&B), seaplane transfer, 6 dive package

Lux* Maldives

Lux* Maldives

Lux* Maldives brings a fresh concept of luxury hotels to South Ari Atoll in the Maldives. Shedding formality or pretension, Lux* Maldives resort offers a simpler, more relaxed holiday experience. Just 25 minutes from Male by seaplane, LUX* Maldives encompasses the entire island of Dhidhoofinolhu i ...Read More

from £2995 Includes 7 nights full board Beach Pavillion, seaplane transfers and 10 dives

 
Leo

Leo

Save £300 Thrilling face to face encounters with whalesharks, manta and sharks on this pelagic packed Maldives liveaboard adventure! After landing in Male you will be taken to the boat. You have 7 nights on board on a full board basis (twin/double share cabin) - cabin upgrades avail ...Read More

Now only
£1925
Start date
01 Aug 2015
7 Nights
Orion

Orion

Save £270 South Ari August to October is all about the whalesharks. Thrilling face to face encounters with whalesharks, manta and sharks on this pelagic packed Maldives liveaboard adventure! After landing in Male you will be taken to the boat. You have 7 nights on board on a full b ...Read More

Now only
£2095
Start date
01 Aug 2015
7 Nights
Carpe Vita

Carpe Vita

Save £200 plus free nitrox. Manta, sharks, eagle rays and so much more on this classic Maldives itinerary on board the exceptional and luxurious Carpe Vita. After landing in Male you will be taken to the boat and the adventure begins. You have 7 nights on board on a full board basi ...Read More

Now only
£2395
Start date
01 Aug 2015
7 Nights
Casa Mia

Casa Mia

Save £430 Casa Mia is your home away from home in the Maldives, in the heart of Mathiveri, north Ari atoll. Once you arrive in Male you will get on a speedboat to the resort (about 1 hr 30mins) - there is an optional seaplane upgrade. Your standard package includes 7 nights in a Be ...Read More

Now only
£1725
Start date
02 Aug 2015
7 Nights
Leo

Leo

Save £300 South Ari August to October is all about the whalesharks. Thrilling face to face encounters with whalesharks, manta and sharks on this pelagic packed Maldives liveaboard adventure! After landing in Male you will be taken to the boat. You have 7 nights on board on a full b ...Read More

Now only
£1750
Start date
08 Aug 2015
7 Nights
Orion

Orion

Save £370 South Ari August to October is all about the whalesharks. Thrilling face to face encounters with whalesharks, manta and sharks on this pelagic packed Maldives liveaboard adventure! After landing in Male you will be taken to the boat. You have 7 nights on board on a full b ...Read More

Now only
£1965
Start date
08 Aug 2015
7 Nights
Carpe Vita

Carpe Vita

Save £200 plus free nitrox. Manta, sharks, eagle rays and so much more on this classic Maldives itinerary on board the exceptional and luxurious Carpe Vita. After landing in Male you will be taken to the boat and the adventure begins. You have 7 nights on board on a full board basi ...Read More

Now only
£2195
Start date
08 Aug 2015
7 Nights
The Barefoot Eco Hotel

The Barefoot Eco Hotel

Save £325 Escape from it all at the remote northern Hanimaadhoo atoll with a stay at Barefoot Eco hotel. Once you arrive in Male you will get on a plane to the resort island (about 50mins). Package based on 7 nights on a half board basis in a Seaside View Room - room upgrades avail ...Read More

Now only
£2220
Start date
15 Aug 2015
7 Nights
Casa Mia

Casa Mia

Save £430 Casa Mia is your home away from home in the Maldives, in the heart of Mathiveri, north Ari atoll. Once you arrive in Male you will get on a speedboat to the resort (about 1 hr 30mins) - there is an optional seaplane upgrade. Your standard package includes 7 nights in a Be ...Read More

Now only
£1665
Start date
16 Aug 2015
7 Nights
Leo

Leo

Save £300 South Ari August to October is all about the whalesharks. Thrilling face to face encounters with whalesharks, manta and sharks on this pelagic packed Maldives liveaboard adventure! After landing in Male you will be taken to the boat. You have 7 nights on board on a full b ...Read More

Now only
£1895
Start date
22 Aug 2015
7 Nights
Orion

Orion

Save £370 South Ari August to October is all about the whalesharks. Thrilling face to face encounters with whalesharks, manta and sharks on this pelagic packed Maldives liveaboard adventure! After landing in Male you will be taken to the boat. You have 7 nights on board on a full b ...Read More

Now only
£2075
Start date
22 Aug 2015
7 Nights
Leo

Leo

Save £300 South Ari August to October is all about the whalesharks. Thrilling face to face encounters with whalesharks, manta and sharks on this pelagic packed Maldives liveaboard adventure! After landing in Male you will be taken to the boat. You have 7 nights on board on a full b ...Read More

Now only
£1725
Start date
29 Aug 2015
7 Nights
Carpe Diem

Carpe Diem

Save £150 plus free nitox! Manta, sharks, eagle rays and so much more on this classic Maldives itinerary on board our exclusive liveaboard Carpe Diem. After landing in Male you will be taken to the boat and the adventure begins. You have 7 nights on board on a full board basis (twin ...Read More

Now only
£1895
Start date
04 Sep 2015
7 Nights
Casa Mia

Casa Mia

save £430 Casa Mia is your home away from home in the Maldives, in the heart of Mathiveri, north Ari atoll. Once you arrive in Male you will get on a speedboat to the resort (about 1 hr 30mins) - there is an optional seaplane upgrade. Your standard package includes 7 nights in a Be ...Read More

Now only
£1475
Start date
05 Sep 2015
7 Nights
Orion

Orion

Save £350 South Ari August to October is all about the whalesharks. Thrilling face to face encounters with whalesharks, manta and sharks on this pelagic packed Maldives liveaboard adventure! After landing in Male you will be taken to the boat. You have 7 nights on board on a full b ...Read More

Now only
£1995
Start date
05 Sep 2015
7 Nights
Leo

Leo

Save £200 South Ari August to October is all about the whalesharks. Thrilling face to face encounters with whalesharks, manta and sharks on this pelagic packed Maldives liveaboard adventure! After landing in Male you will be taken to the boat. You have 7 nights on board on a full b ...Read More

Now only
£1850
Start date
05 Sep 2015
7 Nights
Virgo

Virgo

Save £200 Join the exceptional Constellation Fleet on the perfectly sized Virgo liveaboard - After landing in Male you will be taken to the boat and the adventure begins. You have 7 nights on board on a full board basis (twin/double share cabin) - cabin upgrades available. Virgo div ...Read More

Now only
£1850
Start date
05 Sep 2015
7 Nights
Carpe Vita

Carpe Vita

Save £150 plus free nitrox! Manta, sharks, eagle rays and so much more on this classic Maldives itinerary on board the exceptional and luxurious Carpe Vita. After landing in Male you will be taken to the boat and the adventure begins. You have 7 nights on board on a full board basis ...Read More

Now only
£2245
Start date
05 Sep 2015
7 Nights
Virgo

Virgo

save £200 Join the exceptional Constellation Fleet on the perfectly sized Virgo liveaboard - After landing in Male you will be taken to the boat and the adventure begins. You have 7 nights on board on a full board basis (twin/double share cabin) - cabin upgrades available. Virgo div ...Read More

Now only
£1895
Start date
12 Sep 2015
7 Nights
Leo

Leo

Save £200 South Ari August to October is all about the whalesharks. Thrilling face to face encounters with whalesharks, manta and sharks on this pelagic packed Maldives liveaboard adventure! After landing in Male you will be taken to the boat. You have 7 nights on board on a full b ...Read More

Now only
£1975
Start date
19 Sep 2015
7 Nights
Orion

Orion

Save £300 South Ari August to October is all about the whalesharks. Thrilling face to face encounters with whalesharks, manta and sharks on this pelagic packed Maldives liveaboard adventure! After landing in Male you will be taken to the boat. You have 7 nights on board on a full b ...Read More

Now only
£2075
Start date
19 Sep 2015
7 Nights
Casa Mia

Casa Mia

save £430 Casa Mia is your home away from home in the Maldives, in the heart of Mathiveri, north Ari atoll. Once you arrive in Male you will get on a speedboat to the resort (about 1 hr 30mins) - there is an optional seaplane upgrade. Your standard package includes 7 nights in a Be ...Read More

Now only
£1475
Start date
19 Sep 2015
7 Nights
Virgo

Virgo

Save £200 Join the exceptional Constellation Fleet on the perfectly sized Virgo liveaboard - After landing in Male you will be taken to the boat and the adventure begins. You have 7 nights on board on a full board basis (twin/double share cabin) - cabin upgrades available. Virgo div ...Read More

Now only
£1925
Start date
19 Sep 2015
7 Nights
Orion

Orion

Save £300 South Ari August to October is all about the whalesharks. Thrilling face to face encounters with whalesharks, manta and sharks on this pelagic packed Maldives liveaboard adventure! After landing in Male you will be taken to the boat. You have 7 nights on board on a full b ...Read More

Now only
£1950
Start date
26 Sep 2015
7 Nights
Leo

Leo

Save £200 South Ari August to October is all about the whalesharks. Thrilling face to face encounters with whalesharks, manta and sharks on this pelagic packed Maldives liveaboard adventure! After landing in Male you will be taken to the boat. You have 7 nights on board on a full b ...Read More

Now only
£1895
Start date
26 Sep 2015
7 Nights
Orion

Orion

Early bird saver £355 Manta, sharks, eagle rays and so much more on this classic Maldives itinerary on board the exceptional and luxurious Orion. After landing in Male you will be taken to the boat and the adventure begins. You have 7 nights on board on a full board basis (twin/doub ...Read More

Now only
£1895
Start date
03 Oct 2015
7 Nights
Orion

Orion

Early bird saver £190 Manta, sharks, eagle rays and so much more on this classic Maldives itinerary on board the exceptional and luxurious Orion. After landing in Male you will be taken to the boat and the adventure begins. You have 7 nights on board on a full board basis (twin/doub ...Read More

Now only
£2175
Start date
14 Nov 2015
7 Nights

You can dive all year round in the Maldives with constant water temperatures at an inviting 28 degrees. Winter sun is always popular and between November to April it plans to book well in advance. Our summer months are a bit quiet in the Maldives but the weather and diving remains world class. Hanivaru is the hot site at the moment and active with massive manta aggregations between July - November.

Diving Highlights

Manta are number one on the wish list for most divers and snorkelers visiting the area but you can also find whalesharks, turtles and good macro life on many dive sites. The Maldives is not a wreck diving destination.

  • Manta
  • Whalesharks
  • Turtles
  • Porcelain crabs
  • Clown fish

Top dive sites to visit: Fish Head, Maaya, Vadoo, Hanivaru, Kuredu Caves, Orimas are just a handful of the highlights.

Scuba Travel Tips

Liveaboards are excellent value all around with some of the best diving and snorkeling for non divers. Not all drinks are normally included in Maldivian liveaboard packages so be sure you know what the extras are. You don't need a visa for the Maldives but will need a passport that is valid for 6 months from your date of return.

 
Best of the Maldives

Best of the Maldives

The Best of the Maldives does just what it says on the tin - you dive the best and most famous dive sites of the Maldives in a single week of sublime liveaboard diving across Male and Ari atolls. This is a dive holiday in the Maldives to remember that hits all the seasonal hot spots of North Male, S ...Read More

from £1495

Northern Lights

Northern Lights

The Northern Lights itinerary on pioneering liveaboard Amba soaks up remote and virgin dive sites in Haa Alifu and Haa Dhaalu, the northern most atoll in the Maldives. Spend your week exploring the unique sites, many of which Amba has discovered. Manta, sharks and macro await on a voyage that dive ...Read More

from £1945

Pelagic Magic

Pelagic Magic

Pelagic Magic gets you face to face with the famous whalesharks of Ari atoll. As this itinerary devotes more time in Ari atoll, you are certain to get your whaleshark fix at Maamagili. Iconic dive follows iconic dive as you sail from Male through North Ari and then onto South Ari, your log book wi ...Read More

from £1995

Freediving and Yoga - Maldives

Freediving and Yoga - Maldives

Freediving is growing like never before. From people wanting to improve their in water skills, to making the most out of snorkelling or simply enjoying the freedom of having no tanks....there is a freediving course for everyone! But forget about poolwork or chilly UK waters. Those in the know joi ...Read More

from £2395

Seven Southern Atolls

Seven Southern Atolls

The Seven Southern Atolls itinerary is an action packed pelagic adventure in the Maldives filled with speedy drift dives, manta and sharks action. Dive no less than 7 atolls in total! Our exclusive Maldivian liveaboard stops at nothing to ensure that you see manta, sharks and even a wreck as you s ...Read More

from £2275

Deep South Southern Sharks

Deep South Southern Sharks

Our Deep South Southern Sharks itinerary will take you to down to the the southerly atolls in the Maldives on a liveaboard holiday that is anything but ordinary. Get in on the shark action of the secluded southern dive sites between Huvadhoo and Laamu. Spend a week in isolated paradise as you dive ...Read More

from £2495

Manta Madness

Manta Madness

The Manta Madness Itinerary only runs when the manta are most prolific from August to October, sailing from Male to the northern atolls of Baa (Hanivaru lagoon) and back again. As well as manta, divers can get close to whalesharks, hammerheads and reef sharks for an adrenalin filled week scuba divin ...Read More

from £1695

Baa Raa Noonu Atolls

Baa Raa Noonu Atolls

Baa, Raa and Noonu atolls are infrequently visited by most Maldivian liveaboards, which means scuba diving here is an exploration of the finest quality reefs cushioned in peaceful isolation. Join Amba on one of their special exteneded voyages all the way from Hanimandoo to Baa for a one off excursio ...Read More

from £2150

Five Atolls

Five Atolls

The Five Atolls is a seasonal itinerary packed with sharks, manta and whalesharks. Focusing on North and South Male as well as Vaavu, Meemu and South Ari atolls, Five Atolls itinerary has been designed for anyone who has been to the Maldives before, but fancies a slightly more advanced route withou ...Read More

from £1895

Sort results by:

Let one of our diving holiday experts tailor-make a dream diving holiday for you. Simply fill in your details below and we will get back in touch with you with a full quote and suggestions for your next adventure.

Your Details
Please enter your name
Please enter your email address
Please enter your phone number
Your Holiday
Choose a departure date
Diving Options





Most popular searches

Diver Award Icon
holiday search

Click go to join Newsletter

holiday search

Holiday Search

Scuba Travel Supports Bite-Back
Scuba Travel Supports Manta Trust

Facebook

Twitter

YouTube