Dive experience: Maldives Central & Northern Atolls trips: at least 10 logged dives required, Maldives Northern Atolls: at least 30 logged dives required, Maldives Southern Atolls: Advanced Open Water Diver and at least 50 logged dives required. All other destinations require Advanced Open Water Diver.
Cruise price per person includes: Cabin accommodation with air-conditioning, breakfast, lunch, dinner (1 deserted island BBQ, weather permitting), snacks, hot drinks (excluding Lavazza), drinking water, transfers to the boat from the airport, dives (as detailed in the trips above), experienced English speaking divemasters (8 divers per guide), tanks, weights and weight belts, 12% GST on cruise price.
Cruise price per person excludes (mandatory, unless customer provides own): Scuba equipment rental (full set including SMB, reef hook and dive computer US$ 290 per week), dive insurance, Green Tax (US$ 6 per night). Unless otherwise stated, all the listed items need to be paid on arrival, with equipment ordered in advance (cash only in Euros or US dollars).
Optional extras: Soft drinks, alcoholic drinks, Lavazza coffees, 15 litre tanks (US$ 50 per week), torch (US$ 7 per day), tiger shark feed dives (led by local dive centre US$ 50 each), underwater camera.
How to get there: Blue Shark One normally uses the harbour at Male Airport as its port for liveaboard cruises. The first and last nights of the cruise are spent in the harbour. Your flight can arrive in Male at any time on the first day. Airport meet and greet service starts at noon when you will be met by a representative holding an Eco Pro Divers Maldives sign in front of the arrivals exit door. Later arrivals will be collected upon their arrival.
The last dive of the trip will be at around 9 am on the second last day of the trip. Please wait at least 18 hours before flying after diving. Disembarkation is between 7-9 am.
For more information see our how to get to the Maldives section.
Non-diver rate: Non-divers receive a 10% discount from the published rate.
Single supplement (if you do not want to share accommodation): This is optional - single travellers may choose to share a cabin, pay a supplement of US$ 200 on the published price of a Standard cabin (1 cabin available) or pay a supplement of 50% of the published price.
Dive clubs and group discounts: Pay for 8 guests and 1 extra person can join the cruise in a Standard cabin free of charge (total 9 guests)
Whole boat charter rate (per night): Pay for 14 guests and and 2 additional guests can join the cruise in a Standard cabin free of charge. Max. 18 guests on full charters.