Seafari Explorer is a high standard dive liveaboard runs by famous French Seafari Fleet, it offers 7 nights and up to 2 weeks liveaboard trip in the Maldives. It can accommodate 24 guests on board.

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Description

Boat

Seafari Explorer is a newly finished dive liveaboard with deluxe standard, it stared its first cruise in the Maldives from May 2017, it was built with high quality and brand new materials. Measuring 41 meters in length and 8 meters in width, with 2 720HP cat engines, it cruises at 10 - 12 konts per hour. There are 4 decks in total onboard :

On the top sun deck, there is a spacious and partially shaded sun deck with lounge chairs and jacuzzi for relaxing in between the dives.

On the main deck, there is the homey & morden lounge with sofas, indoor dining area, a fully equipped bar, Audio system, Video station, a large TV set with DVDs, a well stocked bookcase, and many power points for charging and preparing your laptop, camera and video equipment. The lounge area provides a perfect place to trade stories about the days diving and download brilliant photographs of your day.

Outside of the indoor lounge, there is an open outdoor dining area with comfortable seats and nice dining tables.

Seafari Explorer provides divings from the dive dhoni boat, which provide comfort and function at the same time. All the diving equipment, compressors and tanks stay in the dive dhoni during the cruise, in order to keep the noise away from the main boat when filling the tanks.


Cabin

Seafari Explorer has 12 beautiful cabins which can comfortably accommodate up to 24 guests.

All cabins are equipped with ensuite bathroom, air conditioning and spacious storage area.
All cabins are cleaned on a daily basis and fresh towels will be provided during the cruise.

4 Deluxe Double Cabins :
Located on the upper deck, each cabin comes with one double bed, work desk & chair, seaview windows.

2 Deluxe Twin Cabin :
Located on the main deck, comes with two single beds side by side, seaview windows.

2 Standard Twin Cabins :
Located on the lower deck, each cabin comes with two single beds side by side, portholes.

4 Standard Double Cabins :
Located on the lower deck, each cabin comes with one double bed and one single bed side by side, portholes.


Diving

  • 15 - 16 dives per week, include 1 night dive, depending on conditions.

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

  • Only 2 dives will be provided on the day before departure.

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


Other Information

  • Nitrox:Available with additional cost
  • 15L Tanks:Available with additional cost
  • REBREATHER Dive:Available with additional cost
  • Dive Equipment Rental:Available, rate on request, must book in advance
  • Dive insurance:Divers travelling aboard must have valid dive insurance
  • Wi-Fi Internet :Available with additional cost
  • Laundry Service:Available with additional cost
  • Massage Service:Not available at the moment
  • Payment on board:By cash (Euro/USD) ONLY
  • Crew Number:Unknown, include 2 dive guides

Itineraries

Airport Welcome

We welcome guests outside the arrival hall, after luggage claim and customs. Meeting point: “SEAFARI MALDIVES” board.

Boat and airport transfer

Upon arrival and departure, guests are transferred to the boat by Dhoni (traditional Maldivian wooden boat) for cruise departing from Male and by plane or speed boat (with extra charge) for cruise starting from other Atolls or in case of late arrival. Depending on arrival and return flight schedule, guest can be accommodated for extra night (at their own expenses) in a double room BB. If waiting daytime the first or last day, Hulhulé Island Hotel offers day use package from 45 to 75 $. Prices are informative, payment on site,subject to availabilities.

Local flight transfer

If domestic flight transfer on arrival or departure to the boat presenting the boarding pass before the international flight is mandatory. The weight of checked baggage is limited to 25 Kg.


7 nights cruise

Arrival and departure transfer between airport and boat1, 6 days cruise full board (included tea, coffee and bottled water) and 7 nights in shared double cabin (suppl. single possible). Last night (7th) on board with breakfast only.

15 dives package (including night dive depending on cruise route), 80 cft (12 L) Al tanks single valve Din/int and weight. Extra dives: 20 USD/dive (day or night).

10 nights cruise

Arrival and departure transfer between airport and boat 1, 9 days cruise full board (included tea, coffee and bottle of water) and 10 nights in shared double cabin (suppl. single possible). Last night (10th) on board with breakfast only.

22 dives package (including night dive depending on cruise route), 80 cft (12 L) Al tanks single valve Din/int and weight. Extra dives: 25 USD/dive (day or night)

14 nights cruise

Arrival and departure transfer between airport and boat 1, 13 days cruise full board (included tea, coffee and bottle of water) and 14 nights in shared double cabin (suppl. single possible). Last night (14th) on board with breakfast only.

30 dives package (including night dive depending on cruise route), 80 cft (12 L) Al tanks single valve Din/int and weight. Extra dives: 25 USD/dive (day or night)

Important information: Seafari holds the right to accommodate guest in a 2** Hotel in double room HB without supplement (except single) for the first or the last night depending on cruise schedule and date of arrival/departure of the passengers.


Minimum diving level required for diving programs :

All divers must reach N2, Advanced, Cmas 2* or equivalent with 50 logged dives.
Accessible to Cmas 1*, N1 Open water Divers or equivalent with a minimum of 50 dives and mandatory advanced open water diver course upon arrival.

Boats and itineraries :
The routes are indicative and may be modified at the discretion of the Seafari team to reflect seasonal changes in in marine currents or migration of certain species such as Manta Rays. The name or description of itineraries and dive sites are not contractual.

Boats named on our schedule are indicative and may be changed without notice by vessels of equivalent or higher quality.

Ports or marinas of departure and return of the boats are indicative but are not contractual and are subject to change without notice, depending on the schedule of boats and administrative permissions.


Delay on arrival and late arrivals

In case of late or delayed arrival of one or several passenger the departure of the cruise will not be delayed. Seafari will propose routing solution according to availabilities (by speed boat, plane or sea plane) for the passenger(s) to the boat. Transfer fees will be at the expense of passengers and should be paid directly on site (information and prices upon request)

In this case, Seafari cannot be held responsible for any changes in the contractual services (eg number of dives, meals or overnight).

More

Destinations Central Maldives, South Maldives
Facilities Internet, Jacuzzi, Water Toys, Rebreathe Friendly, Laundry
Languages spoken English, French

Schedules & routes

Date Duration Destination Departure - Arrival Price
26/10/2019 to 02/11/2019 7 nights Central Maldives Male - Male From $1,550.55 Detail

Prices & conditions

Destination Duration Cabin Price
Central Maldives 7 nights Double Twin Suite From $1,550.55

Included

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

Not included

  • Domestic flights
  • Alcoholic beverages (beer or/and wine)
  • Soft drinks in bottles and/or cans
  • Dive courses on board
  • Crew gratuity
  • Dive equipment rentals
  • Dive insurance
  • Travel insurance ( cancellation insurance)
  • Larger tank (15 L)
  • Nitrox fills

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.


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.

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