Carpe Novo Explorer is a professional dive yatch, it offering various liveaboard routes in the Maldives, it can accommodate up to 21 guests.
Date 09/03/19 to 16/03/19
Duration 7 nights
Boat Carpe Novo Explorer
Destination North Maldives
Departure Male
Arrival Dharavandhoo
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Carpe Novo Explorer also called "Carpe Novo", it is a 43 meters long, 11 meters wide professional dive liveaboard built in 2016, It has the latest marine equipment to ensure the safty and comforty, It is diesel-powered, cruise at 12 knots and have 220-volt power onboard.

Carpe Novo Explorer has a large air-conditioned lounge and leisure area on the maind deck. There is TV viewing area with full HF media player and stereo music system.

Outside of the lounge area there is another sitting area in the shade with comfortable cushions. There are also a common restroom, a galley, and a dedicated camera room with charging station and tables located on the main deck.

The upper deck features a large dining area with comfortable lounge chairs, and provides access via an outside walkway to the front deck area.

From the upper deck restaurant area a staircase will lead you to the sun deck. On the sun deck you will find plenty of sunbeds and a shaded sitting area, which is also excellent for having your sunset drinks.

Carpe Novo Explorer is also equipped with a wireless rounter providing internet connection (additional charges apply). Cellular phone and internet access is available when in proximity to some of the islands if your phone is so equipped. Internet cards and cellular phone cards are available for purchase at the airport.

All diving is done from a custom-designed 60 foot diving dhoni (tender). The dhoni has ample space for all divers, cameras and gear. There are individual gear bins for each diver, separate camera and wetsuit rinse tanks and two hot-water showers aboard. Both the air and nitrox compressors are on the dhoni as well.


Carpe Vita Explorer has 12 comfortable guest cabins, it can accommodate 21 - 24 guests per trip :

All cabins have individually controlled AC, safety deposit boxes, wide flat screen TV connected to central media system, ensuite bathroom, hanging closet, desk, hair dryer. The electricity voltage on board is of 220V and the plugs are of multinational type

2 Junior Suites - Whale shark, Tiger shark :
Located on the upper deck, each cabin has a king size (200 x 200 cm) beds, upon request it can be separated in two single beds (90 x 200 cm), bathroom with sink dual cabinets and a spacious shower, lots of seaview windows.

2 Junior Suites - Hammerhead, Thresher shark :
Located on the upper deck, each cabin has a king size (200 x 200 cm) beds, bathroom with sink dual cabinets and a spacious shower, lots of seaview windows.

2 Single Suites - Eagle ray, Manta ray :
Located on the main deck, each cabin comes with a queen size beds (150 x 200 cm), large windows.

4 Standard Cabins - Turtle, Dolphin, Barracuda, Napoleon :
Located on the lower deck, each cabin comes with a queen size bed and a single bed side by side, portholes.

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


  • 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 Information

  • Nitrox:Available for free for certified diver
  • 15L Tanks:Limited with additional charge
  • REBREATHER Dive:Not available at the moment
  • 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 with additional charge
  • Laundry Service:Not available at the moment
  • Massage Service:Not available at the moment
  • Payment on board:Cash (USD/EUR) or credit card
  • Crew Number:Unknow, include at least 3 dive guides

Cabins & prices

Name Price
Standard $2,540.00
Junior Suite $2,740.00
Single Suite $2,740.00


  • 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
  • Larger tank (15 L)
  • 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)
  • Nitrox fills


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


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