At a colossal 56m in length and a speed of 12-14 knots, White Pearl is the grandest and fastest superyacht in the Maldives. Constructed in 2020, this modern liveaboard stands above the rest for its incredible stability, unparalleled amount of space, and state-of-the-art features.
Custom-built from steel, the yacht has been designed to provide the highest standards of luxury, comfort, and safety. All 26 guests are accommodated in large seaview cabins. 3 delicious meals are served daily buffet style in the spacious seaview restaurant. There are 2 bars that serve cocktails, wine, beer and liquors. Espresso, cappuccino, and latte are also available for coffee aficionados.
With manta rays, sharks, coral reefs, idyllic white sand beaches and turquoise waters, Maldives is a paradise for divers and non-divers alike. Divers and underwater photographers will greatly benefit from the expertise of its experienced divemasters and state-of-the-art amenities. There are 4 different itineraries to choose from of 7 nights or more, each with a diverse and unique range of dive experiences, making Maldives an excellent destination that you would want to visit again and again! Uniquely in the Maldives, all scuba diving activities are conducted on 3 x 7.5m aluminium purpose-built tenders with powerful twin 250 HP engines. There is also a B-Nitrox membrane system that provides complimentary nitrox for EANx-certified divers. The yacht is fitted with a large indoor dive preparation area
with personal lockers and showers, and dedicated camera room with camera stations.
Non-divers will find many ways to have fun and relax onboard in the 6-meter ocean-view pool and whirlpool, well-equipped gym, spa, or doze off on our massive sundeck. Make use of the water sports equipment for stand-up paddleboarding (SUP), kayaking, or snorkeling. Watch your favorite movie or showcase your photos on the large TVs in the media centre, stay connected with the onboard wifi, or dance the night away at the 360-degree view top deck lounge.
Gone are the days when diving on a liveaboard is rugged, cramped, and unstable. Choose the White Pearl for an indulgent, luxury diving cruise in the Maldives.
Notes: Child policy: Only children above 7 years old are allowed onboard the yacht. Parents are fully responsible for their children at all times during the cruise as the operator does not provide child care services.
All children under 11 years old (as of the first day of scheduled cruise) will be charged 50% of the full price,
provided they are sharing the same bed with their parents, and are non-divers. All junior divers will be given 10%
discount off the full price of the cruise.
Dive experience: Open Water Diver certification and a minimum of 20 logged dives are required for central and northern atolls safaris. Advanced Open Water and 100 logged dives are required for southern and deep south cruises.
Cruise price per person includes: Cabin accommodation with air-conditioning, breakfast, lunch, dinner, snacks, drinking water, hot drinks, round trip transfers to the boat from the local airport, dives, nitrox fills for enriched air certified divers, experienced English speaking instructors (6 divers per guide), tanks, weights and weight belts, SMB, GPS for each diver.
Cruise price per person excludes (mandatory, unless customer provides own): Scuba equipment (incl. SMB, dive computer: US$ 160 per week), dive insurance (available for purchase onboard), park/dive fees (where applicable - Hanifaru Bay US$ 30, Tiger Zoo US$ 30), Green Tax (US$ 6 per night), 16% GST on cruise price. Unless otherwise stated, all the listed items need to be paid on arrival, with equipment ordered in advance (bank cards or cash - EUR, USD).
Optional extras: Soft drinks, alcoholic drinks, 15 litre tank (US$ 15 per day), torch (US$ 8 per day). Unless otherwise stated, all the listed items need to be paid on arrival.
How to get there: White Pearl liveaboard safaris normally departs from Male Airport (MLE). The first and last night of the cruise are spent in the harbour. Most guests arrive in the afternoon of the 1st day and will be met at the airport and transferred to the boat. Scheduled airport pick-ups are at 12 noon and 5 pm. Staff will be ready to receive you right outside the arrivals gate, The last dive of the trip will be at around 10:30 am on the second last day of the trip. Guests will disembark at 7:30 am on the final day and be transferred to the local airport. Please wait at least 18 hours before flying after diving.
Some trips begin or end in Huvadhoo or Addu. Direct flights are available out of Male to these atolls. For Huvadhoo, guests fly in to/from Kooddoo airport (GKK). For Addu, guests fly in to/from Gan airport (GAN). For more information see our How to get to the Maldives section.
Non-diver rate: 10% discount.
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 80% of the safari price for their own cabin.
Dive clubs and group discounts: Pay for 7 guests and 1 extra person can join the cruise free of charge (total 8+ guests).
Whole boat charter rate (per night): Pay for 21 guests and 3 extra persons can join free of charge (24+ guests).
White Pearl has 13 spacious seaview cabins for up to 26 guests, each with an ensuite. There is 1 Master Suite on the main deck with a large double bedroom, a lounge set, and bunk beds, perfect for a family or group of friends. There are 2 Junior Suites with a queen-size bed each, also on the main deck. And the upper deck there are10 Deluxe Cabins, of which 6 are convertible from twin beds to double beds
All the cabins have:
Private bathroom with toilet, hot water shower, hand basin
Complimentary towels, soap, shampoo and toothpaste
Daily housekeeping and turndown service
TV, wi-fi and media centre
Safe deposit box
Wardrobe, shelves & mirror
Mains outlet 220 volts, 220V European type sockets - 24 hours per day