Stingray is a middle budget comfortable yacht that offering liveaboard trips all around the Maldives. It can accommodates 18 guests on board.

Andy

07/02/2016

Had a great time diving with Stingray Liveaboard,Beginning with the ease of booking thru Dive and cruise,the Boat Crew,namely Saddeh,Mohd,Chattu,Head Chef for great meals,the dive boat crew attending...

Description

Boat

Stingray is a solid wooden boat and combines traditional Maldivian boat-building with modern engineering. It is running by a well experience Maldives Dive Fleets company, you will feel at home onboard as everything was made to make you dive and relax.

On the main deck, the alleyways on this deck are quite wide. The saloon, bar and kitchen are located on this deck. The saloon has 75 sq Meters in size, and equipped with TV/VCR/DVD and Hi -Fi System. The Bar facility in the Salon offers a choice of fresh fruit juice soft drinks, cocktails, liquors, wine and draft beer during the cruise.

The Kitchen provide 3 meals a day, with a balanced mixture of local and European cuisine. Coffee, drinking water and tea are 24 hrs available for free. After diving, fresh coconut or biscuits are served.

From the saloon a stairway leads to the rooms on the lower deck. A stairway to the water is provided at the stern for your occasional swim or getting back to the boat from the water.

The upper deck, also called sundeck, there is a large shaded open space provided at the after end of this deck and is commonly used for relaxing by the guests. There are deck chairs and mats available for use. The dive guide's room is located after the wheel house on this deck.


Cabin

Stingray featuring 9 comfortable, air-conditioned cabins, it can accommodates 20 guests on board:

All cabins have approx 25 sq meter in size, and located on the lower deck.
All cabins equipped with ensuite-bathroom, individually controlled air conditioning, external portholes, storage area, and other cabin facilities.

4 Double Cabins:
Located on the lower deck, equipped with a double bed, portholes.

5 Twin Cabins:
Located on the lower deck, equipped with two single beds (bunk style), portholes.


Diving

  • 17 dives per week, include 1 night, depending on conditions.

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

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

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


Other Informations

  • Nitrox:Available with additional cost
  • 15L Tanks:Available with additional cost
  • REBREATHER Dive:Not available at the moment
  • Dive Equipment Rental:Available, rate on request, must book in advance
  • Dive insurance:Divers travelling aboard must have valid dive insurance
  • Water Sports Equipment:Fishing gear, Snorkel gear
  • Wi-Fi Internet :Available for free during the cruise
  • Laundry Service:Not available at the moment
  • Massage Service:Not available at the moment
  • Payment on board:By cash (USD) or credit card
  • Crew Number:Unknown, include 2 dive guides

Itineraries

Best of Male' & Ari Atoll

Atolls visited: North Male', South Male', Felidhu, South Ari & North Ari Atoll

Day 1
Arrive on board
Dive 1: Kurumba House Reef, North Male' (Check Dive)
Anchorage: Vellasaru - North Male'

Day 2
Dive 1: Vaadhoo Caves, South Male´
Dive 2: Kadooma Thila, South Male'
Dive 3: Alimathaa House Reef (Night Dive), Felidhu Anchorage: Near Alimathaai

Day 3
Dive 1: Miyaru Kandu, Felidhu
Dive 2: Dhevana Kandu, Felidhu
Dive 3: Kudhima Wreck, South Ari
Anchorage: South Ari

Day 4
Dive 1: Rangali Madivaru, South Ari
Dive 2: Maamigili Beyru, South Ari
Dive 3: Dhigurah Beyru, South Ari
Anchorage: Dhagethi or Dhigurah

Day 5
Dive 1: Kuda Rah Thila, South Ari
Dive 2: Rangeli, South Ari
Dive 3: Dhiga Thila, South Ari
Anchorage: Raidhigga (BQQ Dinner Night)

Day 6
Dive 1: Panettone, North Ari
Dive 2: Moofushi Corner, North Ari
Dive 3: hafsa Thila, North Ari
Anchorage: Rasdhoo

Day 7
Dive 1: Rasdhoo Madivaru, North Ari
Anchorage: Hulhumale´ Lagoon

Day 8
Breakfast, goodbye..
Departure by 10 am back to Male Airport


Other Itineraries

Best of Southern Atolls, Male - Down South (11D/10N)

Atolls visited: North Male', South Male' , Vaavu, North Ari, Meemu, Thaa, Laamu, Gaafu Alif. Foamulah, Addu Atoll.
Note: This route is good from NORTH EAST monsoon (Dec to Apr).

Best of Southern Atolls, Down South - Male (11D/10N)

Atolls visited: Addu Atoll, Foamulah, Gaafu Alif, Laamu, Thaa, Meemu, Vaavu, South Male.
Note: This route is good from NORTH EAST monsoon (Dec to Apr).


Can we make a trip to Far Southern Route ?

Yes cruise to far south or Huvadhu atoll usually are done on 2 weeks charter only.


Check-in & Check-out Information

Check in starts after 10:00 am on arrival day until late afternoon.
Check out is by 10:00 am on the last day.


For more information, please contact us ;-)

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Destinations Central Maldives, South Maldives
Facilities Nitrox support, Internet, Water Toys, Fishing gear
Languages spoken English

Schedules & routes

Prices & conditions

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
  • Fuel surcharge
  • 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
  • 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.


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)

Andy, 07/02/2016

Had a great time diving with Stingray Liveaboard,Beginning with the ease of booking thru Dive and cruise,the Boat Crew,namely Saddeh,Mohd,Chattu,Head Chef for great meals,the dive boat crew attending to our every diving needs and assistance,Cabin Steward for keeping our rooms clean & tidy.

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