Notes: Recommendedations - all divers will be able to join trips but may have to sit out some dives if dive certifications and or experience are not sufficient for the planned dives.
Maldives Central Atolls and Northern Atolls trips: divers should be advanced certified. Maldives Central & Southern Atoll trips: advanced and have 30 logged dives. Maldives Southern Atolls: advanced and 100 logged dives.
Required experience: Deep South: advanced certification with a recommended 100 logged dives.
Cruise price per person includes: Cabin accommodation with air-conditioning, breakfast, lunch, dinner, snacks, drinking water, hot drinks, glass of wine with dinner, 1 BBQ on deserted island (weather permitting), transfers to the boat from the local airport, Green tax, dives (as detailed in the trips above), experienced English speaking divemasters (4 guides per cruise), tanks, weights and weight belts, nitrox fills for enriched air certified divers, Male city tour (on request), GST on cruise price.
Cruise price per person excludes (mandatory, unless customer provides own): Scuba equipment (full set, including surface marker device and dive computer US$ 336 per week, must be pre-booked), dive insurance. Unless otherwise stated, all the listed items need to be paid on arrival (cash or credit card).
Optional extras: Soft drinks, alcoholic drinks, reef hooks, 15 litre tank (US$ 101 per week), torch (US$ 101 per week). Unless otherwise stated, all the listed items need to be paid on arrival.
How to get there: The MV Emperor Serenity liveaboard normally departs from Male. 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. For more details on how to get there, see our Maldives travel information section. There are 2 scheduled transfer times from the airport to the boat on embarkation day: 12 noon and 16:00 hrs. The meeting point is beside the airport Help Desk.
The last dive of the trip will be at around 13:00 hrs on the second last day of the cruise. You will disembark from the boat at 08:00 hrs. Please wait at least 18 hours before flying after diving.
Non-diver rate: Non-divers receive a free snorkeling kit and a US$ 50 voucher to spend during the adventure.
Single supplement (if you do not want to share accommodation): This is optional - single travelers may choose to share a cabin or pay a supplement of 50% of the published price. If there is no other same sex guest for you to share with, you will receive a single occupancy cabin without a supplement to pay.
Dive clubs and group discounts: Pay for 7 guests and 1 extra person can join in a Standard cabin free of charge.
Whole boat charter rate (per night): Pay for 23 guests and 3 additional persons can join the cruise free of charge.