Maldives Master also named as "Blue Voyager", a professional dive vessel runs by Master Liveaboard Fleet, it offers dive liveaboard trips all around the Maldives, It can accommodate up to 26 guests.

Keith Lewis

26/08/2018

Good boat and dhoni, everything working. Great boat and dive crew, food good. Cons: 26 divers from one dhoni, too many divers in the water at one time but despite that it was very well organised.

Description

Boat

Maldives Master is a beautiful steel vessel measures 37m in length and 8m in breadth. With two engines onboard, it cruises at 13 knots per hour, onboard there is 220 volt power outlets with EU and UK sockets, plus USB charging.

This vessel was originally built in 2001 and operating in the Red Sea before being completely refitted and moving to the Maldives during 2015 and 2016, now it operates as part of the Master Liveaboards fleet in Maldives.

Maldives Master is specifically laid-out so guests can spend their holidays aboard in complete relaxation and benefiting from a separate tender and a the largest diving dhoni in the area, there is more than ample space on the Maldives Master for guests to sit back and enjoy their diving cruise.

There is a generous outdoor dining area, bar and sky lounge, and even a Jacuzzi make for a luxurious stay on board. There are many options to put your feet up after diving: take your pick from three sundecks with comfortable seating and loungers or remain in the shaded lounge on the mid deck.

Onboard, the chef offer a choice of international and local cuisine, all meals are served in buffet style. In between the meals, there is always some tasty treats for you to pick up. If you have any special dietary requirements, please let our booking agents know, so we can put an note for you.

There is a range of fruit juices, balck/green herbal teas, carbonated soft drinks available any time of the day, as well as instant and freshly brewed coffee. Guests may also select beer, wine or spirit from the cocktail bar for an additional fee, in accordace with local law, we have a "Ship-Only" bar policy.

Maldives Master provide diving from the dive dhoni boat, which provide comfort and function at the same time. All the equipment stay in the dive dhoni (compressors, tanks etc.) in order to keep the noise away from the main boat when filling the tanks.


Cabin

Maldives Master has 13 well-designed guest cabins, it can accommodate up to 26 guests per tirp.

All cabins equipped with air-conditioning, ensuite bathroom, in-cabin entertainment system, a mini fridge, storage spaces and charging station with 220v EU/UK sockets.

2 Premium Cabins (# 12, 13):
Located on the upper deck, each cabin comes with two single beds side by side, can be adjusted into a double bed when needed, seaview windows.

3 Classic Double Cabins (# 9 - 10):
Located on the main deck, each cabin comes with one large double bed, seaview windows.

8 Classic Twin Cabins (# 1 - 8):
Located on the lower deck, each cabin comes with two single beds side by side, portholes.


Diving

  • 7 nights itinerary provides for between 18 - 20 dives.

  • 10 nights itineraries provides up to 30 dives per week.

  • Only 2 dives will be provided on the last diving day.

  • No dive provided on the day of arrival and departure.

  • All diving will provide experienced guide to lead the dive.


Other Information

  • Nitrox:Available with additional charge
  • 15L Tanks:Available with additional charge
  • REBREATHER Dive:Available with additional charge
  • Technical Dive:Not available at the moment
  • Dive Equipment Rental:Available with additional charge
  • Dive insurance:Divers must have valid dive insurance
  • Wi-Fi Internet :Available free of charge for guests

Itineraries

Simply the Best :
This itinerary takes you to a selection of the best dive sites in the Maldives. Departure and arrival in the port of Male, you will dive around the atolls of North Ari, Meenu, Vaavu, and South Male.

The Best of the Maldives :
As the name of the itinerary indicates; it takes you to a selection of the best dive sites in the Maldives. Departure and arrival in the port of Male. You will dive around the atolls of North Male, Rashdoo, Ari, Meemu, Vaavu and South Male. Explore the pristine reefs, beautiful caves and overhangs, and experience thrilling shark dives.

Central Atolls :
This itinerary takes you to the highlights of the Central Atolls of the Maldives. Departure from and arrival at Male port. You will visit the following atolls: North and South Male, Felidhu, Rasdhoo, and Ari.

Best of the Central Atolls & Beyond :
This itinerary takes you to the best dive sites in the central part of the Maldives. You will get to visit the best dive sites around some of the following atolls: North and South Male, Felidhu, Meemu, Ari, Rasdhoo, North and South Nilandhoo, Baa and Lhaviyani.

Magical Maldives :
This itinerary takes you to the highlights of the Central Atolls of the Maldives. Departure from and arrival at Male port. You will visit the following atolls: North Male, Ari, Rasdhoo, and South Male, with the chance of manta ray, whale shark and shark sightings all year round.

Majestic Mantas :
This Majestic Mantas Maldives dive trip is an ideal opportunity to dive with mantas, eagle rays, and more! You will visit the atolls of North Male, Raa and Baa. Departure from and arrival at Male port. The Cruise Director and Captain plan the itinerary based on weather, currents and other local circumstances. Please note that this itinerary will most likely involve some diving in currents.

Pelagic Encounters :
This exciting itinerary takes you to the less travelled southern part of the Maldives: to Vaavu, in search of the larger pelagic fish. We will visit dive sites such as Fish Head, Miyaru Faru, Fotteyo Kandu (Vaavu Atoll), Kandooma Thila at South Male Atoll and Guraidhoo Kandu South etc. More channel diving is offered to maximise your chances of 'big fish' encounters and manta cleaning stations are also visited. There are chances of seeing whale sharks too.

Deep South / Deep South Sharks :
This itinerary takes you to the best dive sites in the southern part of the Maldives around Huvadhoo atoll. Departure and arrival: Gaafdhal. Domestic flight from Male to Kaadedhdhoo Airport is needed. Generally, the Maldives atolls situated further south do not experience as much heavy traffic as the northern atolls. This has allowed the marine life to flourish, together with the seasonal monsoons that bring an influx of nutrients to feed a great variety of corals and fish on these remote Maldives dive sites. Possible sightings include black tip sharks, white tip sharks, nurse sharks, sunfish (Mola mola), huge ocean manta ray, spotted eagle rays, whiptail stingrays, hawksbill turtles, and whale shark sightings.

The Best of the Northern & Central Atolls :
As the name of the itinerary indicates; it takes you to a selection of the best dive sites in the Maldives. Departure and arrival in the port of Male. You will dive around the atolls of North Male, Raa, Baa, Rashdoo, Ari, and South Male. The nutrient-rich waters in these areas make a perfect environment for manta rays to feed and there is also the possibility of shark and whale shark sightings on this fantastic underwater adventure.

The Best of the Northern Atolls :
As the name of the itinerary indicates; it takes you to a selection of the best dive sites in the Maldives. Departure and arrival in the port of Male. You will dive around the atolls of North Male, Baa, Raa, Noonu, and Lhaviyani. Enter a wonderful world of kandus, thilas and wrecks. There really is so much to explore in this 10-night diving adventure, with expected sightings of sharks, eagle rays, tuna, manta rays and whale sharks.

The Best of the Southern Atolls :
You will get to visit the best dive sites around the atolls of Huvadhoo, Laamu, Thaa, Meemu, Vaavu and South Male. Ports: Male to Gaafdhal or Gaafdhal to Male. Either upon arrival or departure, in order to get to/from Gaafdhal, we can organise for you a domestic flight to or from Kaadedhdhoo Airport to Male Airport.

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Destinations Central Maldives, North Maldives, South Maldives
Facilities Nitrox support, Camera station, Internet, Jacuzzi, Water Toys, Rebreathe Friendly
Languages spoken English

Schedules & routes

Date Duration Destination Departure - Arrival Price
27/07/2019 to 03/08/2019 7 nights Central Maldives Male - Male From $2,100.00 Detail
03/08/2019 to 10/08/2019 7 nights Central Maldives Male - Male From $1,890.00 Detail
10/08/2019 to 17/08/2019 7 nights Central Maldives Male - Male From $1,890.00 Detail
17/08/2019 to 24/08/2019 7 nights Central Maldives Male - Male From $1,890.00 Detail
24/08/2019 to 31/08/2019 7 nights Central Maldives Male - Male From $1,890.00 Detail
31/08/2019 to 07/09/2019 7 nights Central Maldives Male - Male From $1,890.00 Detail
08/09/2019 to 18/09/2019 10 nights North Maldives Male - Hanimaadoo From $2,700.00 Detail
19/09/2019 to 29/09/2019 10 nights North Maldives Male From $2,700.00 Detail
29/09/2019 to 06/10/2019 7 nights Central Maldives Male - Male From $2,100.00 Detail
06/10/2019 to 13/10/2019 7 nights Central Maldives Male - Male From $2,100.00 Detail
13/10/2019 to 20/10/2019 7 nights Central Maldives Male - Male From $2,100.00 Detail
21/10/2019 to 28/10/2019 7 nights Central Maldives Male - Male From $2,700.00 Detail
02/11/2019 to 09/11/2019 7 nights Central Maldives Male - Male From $2,310.00 Detail
09/11/2019 to 16/11/2019 7 nights Central Maldives Male - Male From $2,310.00 Detail
16/11/2019 to 26/11/2019 10 nights Central Maldives Male - Male From $2,310.00 Detail
27/11/2019 to 07/12/2019 10 nights Central Maldives Male - Male From $2,970.00 Detail
08/12/2019 to 15/12/2019 7 nights Central Maldives Male - Male From $2,310.00 Detail
15/12/2019 to 22/12/2019 7 nights Central Maldives Male - Male From $2,310.00 Detail
22/12/2019 to 29/12/2019 7 nights Central Maldives Male - Male From $2,970.00 Detail
29/12/2019 to 05/01/2020 7 nights Central Maldives Male - Male From $2,310.00 Detail
08/01/2020 to 18/01/2020 10 nights South Maldives Male - Kooddoo From $2,830.00 Detail
19/01/2020 to 29/01/2020 10 nights South Maldives Kooddoo - Male From $2,830.00 Detail
29/01/2020 to 05/02/2020 7 nights Central Maldives Male - Male From $3,100.00 Detail
05/02/2020 to 15/02/2020 10 nights Central Maldives Male - Male From $2,410.00 Detail
16/02/2020 to 26/02/2020 10 nights Central Maldives Male - Male From $2,410.00 Detail
01/03/2020 to 08/03/2020 7 nights Central Maldives Male - Male From $2,410.00 Detail
08/03/2020 to 15/03/2020 7 nights Central Maldives Male - Male From $2,410.00 Detail
15/03/2020 to 22/03/2020 7 nights Central Maldives Male - Male From $2,410.00 Detail
22/03/2020 to 29/03/2020 7 nights Central Maldives Male - Male From $2,410.00 Detail
29/03/2020 to 05/04/2020 7 nights Central Maldives Male - Male From $2,410.00 Detail
08/04/2020 to 18/04/2020 10 nights Central Maldives Male - Male From $2,830.00 Detail
19/04/2020 to 26/04/2020 7 nights Central Maldives Male - Male From $2,200.00 Detail
26/04/2020 to 03/05/2020 7 nights Central Maldives Male - Male From $2,200.00 Detail
03/05/2020 to 13/05/2020 10 nights Central Maldives Male - Male From $2,560.00 Detail
14/05/2020 to 24/05/2020 10 nights Central Maldives Male - Male From $2,450.00 Detail
24/05/2020 to 31/05/2020 7 nights Central Maldives Male - Male From $1,990.00 Detail
31/05/2020 to 07/06/2020 7 nights Central Maldives Male - Male From $1,990.00 Detail
02/08/2020 to 09/08/2020 7 nights Central Maldives Male - Male From $1,990.00 Detail
09/08/2020 to 16/08/2020 7 nights Central Maldives Male - Male From $1,990.00 Detail
16/08/2020 to 26/08/2020 10 nights Central Maldives Male - Male From $2,560.00 Detail
27/08/2020 to 06/09/2020 10 nights Central Maldives Male - Male From $2,560.00 Detail
06/09/2020 to 13/09/2020 7 nights Central Maldives Male - Male From $2,200.00 Detail
13/09/2020 to 23/09/2020 10 nights Central Maldives Male - Male From $2,830.00 Detail
27/09/2020 to 07/10/2020 10 nights North Maldives Male - Hanimaadoo From $2,830.00 Detail
08/10/2020 to 18/10/2020 10 nights North Maldives Hanimaadoo - Male From $2,830.00 Detail
18/10/2020 to 25/10/2020 7 nights Central Maldives Male - Male From $2,200.00 Detail
25/10/2020 to 01/11/2020 7 nights Central Maldives Male - Male From $2,200.00 Detail
01/11/2020 to 08/11/2020 7 nights Central Maldives Male - Male From $2,410.00 Detail
08/11/2020 to 15/11/2020 7 nights Central Maldives Male - Male From $2,410.00 Detail
19/11/2020 to 29/11/2020 10 nights Central Maldives Male - Male From $3,100.00 Detail
29/11/2020 to 06/12/2020 7 nights Central Maldives Male - Male From $2,410.00 Detail
06/12/2020 to 13/12/2020 7 nights Central Maldives Male - Male From $2,410.00 Detail
13/12/2020 to 20/12/2020 7 nights Central Maldives Male - Male From $2,310.00 Detail
20/12/2020 to 30/12/2020 10 nights Central Maldives Male - Male From $3,100.00 Detail
30/12/2020 to 09/01/2021 10 nights Central Maldives Male - Male From $3,100.00 Detail

Prices & conditions

Destination Duration Cabin Price
North Maldives 10 nights Standard From $2,700.00
North Maldives 10 nights Superior From $2,825.00
Central Maldives 7 nights Standard From $1,890.00
Central Maldives 7 nights Superior From $2,015.00
Central Maldives 10 nights Standard From $2,310.00
Central Maldives 10 nights Superior From $2,435.00
South Maldives 10 nights Standard From $2,830.00
South Maldives 10 nights Superior From $2,955.00

Included

  • Air tanks & weights & weight belts
  • Daily housekeeping service
  • Land transfer on arrival/depature date
  • All meals & complimentary beverages (water & tea & coffee)
  • Soft drinks in bottles and/or cans
  • Dive guide service
  • Fuel surcharge
  • Dinner on final evening
  • Land tour & Island visit
  • Boat accident insurance

Not included

  • Domestic flights
  • Alcoholic beverages (beer or/and wine)
  • Dive courses on board
  • Crew gratuity
  • Dive equipment rentals
  • Dive insurance
  • Travel insurance ( cancellation insurance)
  • Larger tank (15 L)
  • Nitrox fills
  • Marine park fees/Port fees

Useful information

Central Maldives

Period : Liveaboards only run trips year round, with the high season being from November to May.

Visa's : Visas are not required in advance but are issued on arrival. Travelers will be issued a 30 days visa free of charge with a passport of at least 6 months validity.

Climat : Northeast Season: December-April (dry monsoon). Southwest season May-November (wet monsoon). Temperatures are around 30˚ C and humidity is 60-80%. Cyclones are rare but possible in April/May and October/November. Average daily air temperature ranges from 28°C to 34°C throughout the year.

Water : Water temps stay consistent all year round at or above 27 °C through the central atolls, sometimes even reaching a balmy 30 °C. Because visibility is so clear, it is best to wear at least a rash vest for some sun protection underwater.

Clothing : Light airy clothes are perfect. Be prepared for plenty of sunshine most of the year.

Plugs : Type G, 2-pin electrical plugs with 230 V @ 50Hz

Flights : International flights arrive directly from many locations to Male. There are reliable and extensive domestic air carriers flying to many places within the country.

  • Alcohol and pork products are prohibited. A ‘reasonable quantity’ of tobacco is permitted.
  • A local Airport Development Charge (ADC) of US$25 for all international travellers over 2 years of age may be introduced shortly.

Currency : The Local currency is the Maldivian Rufiyaa (MVR/Rf), but is rarely used on tourist resorts. Most transactions are made in US Dollars but other currencies are accepted. Travelers cheques and major credit cards are widely accepted but 5% may be added for credit card transactions. Banks in Male will cash travelers cheques into US Dollars and Rufiyaa may also be purchased. ATM’s can be found in Male.


North Maldives

Period : Liveaboards to the north Maldives run trips from September through to May every year.

Visa's : Visas are not required in advance but are issued on arrival. Travelers will be issued a 30 days visa free of charge with a passport of at least 6 months validity.

Climat : Northeast Season: December-April (dry monsoon). Southwest season May-November (wet monsoon). Temperatures are around 30˚ C and humidity is 60-80%. Cyclones are rare but possible in April/May and October/November. Average daily air temperature ranges from 28°C to 34°C throughout the year.

Water : Water temps stay fairly consistent all year round at 27°C, though cooler water can come in from the deeper waters surrounding these northern atolls, with the temp occasionally dropping to 24°C.

Clothing : Light airy clothes are perfect. Be prepared for plenty of sunshine most of the year especially from November to May.

Plugs : Type G, 2-pin electrical plugs with 230 V @ 50Hz

Flights : International flights arrive directly from many locations to Male. Domestic flights to and from Hanimaadhoo are needed to reach the vessels.

  • Alcohol and pork products are prohibited. A ‘reasonable quantity’ of tobacco is permitted.
  • A local Airport Development Charge (ADC) of US$25 for all international travellers over 2 years of age may be introduced shortly.

Currency : The Local currency is the Maldivian Rufiyaa (MVR/Rf), but is rarely used on tourist resorts. Most transactions are made in US Dollars but other currencies are accepted. Travelers cheques and major credit cards are widely accepted but 5% may be added for credit card transactions. Banks in Male will cash travelers cheques into US Dollars and Rufiyaa may also be purchased. ATM’s can be found in Male.


South Maldives

Period : Liveaboards run trips from January to end of April, during the north east monsoon.

Visa's : Visas are not required in advance but are issued on arrival. Travelers will be issued a 30 days visa free of charge with a passport of at least 6 months validity.

Climat : Southwest season May-November (wet monsoon). Temperatures are around 30˚ C and humidity is 60-80%. Average daily air temperature ranges from 28°C to 34°C throughout the year.

Water : Because of the deep water surrounding the southern atolls, water temperature range from a low of 24°C to a high of 27°C.

Clothing : Light airy clothes are perfect. Be prepared for plenty of sunshine during this time of the year

Plugs : Type G, 2-pin electrical plugs with 230 V @ 50Hz

Flights : International flights arrive directly from many locations to Male. There are regular flights south to both Kadhadoo Airport and Kahdheedhoo Airport.

  • Alcohol and pork products are prohibited. A ‘reasonable quantity’ of tobacco is permitted.
  • A local Airport Development Charge (ADC) of US$25 for all international travellers over 2 years of age may be introduced shortly.

Currency : The Local currency is the Maldivian Rufiyaa (MVR/Rf), but is rarely used on tourist resorts. Most transactions are made in US Dollars but other currencies are accepted. Travelers cheques and major credit cards are widely accepted but 5% may be added for credit card transactions. Banks in Male will cash travelers cheques into US Dollars and Rufiyaa may also be purchased. ATM’s can be found in Male.

Diver's reviews (1)

Keith Lewis, 26/08/2018

Good boat and dhoni, everything working. Great boat and dive crew, food good. Cons: 26 divers from one dhoni, too many divers in the water at one time but despite that it was very well organised.

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