Maldives Diving and Cruise Holidays

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Maldives Diving and Cruise Holidays

Maldives Diving and Cruise Holidays

Accommodation in Island Cruise Boat Maldives

The fantastic energy of truly content guests vibrates throughout each cruise on Island Cruise Boat Maldives From the 28 cabins cozily set on 3 decks to the breezy sun deck nestled on top, all are designed exclusively to accommodate 56 pax with the charm of the tropics and the subtle luxury of modern convenience Each cabin is fully air conditioned and comes with the availability of double or twin beds and ensui te bath rooms

Lower Main Deck Cabins (LMD)

Tastefully decorated and spacious private quarters specially designed for you to rest and relax Enjoy the tranquil porthole view and make yourself at home. Average size 142 square feet, No of cabins 07.

A Deck

Warm inviting interiors line the A Deck, each cabin has its own deck window giving you a beautiful view of the ocean. Average size 117 square feet, No of cabins 14.

Bridge Deck

Deck windows offer you the lovely view of the tropical seas in the comfort of cool air conditioned cabins fully furnished to accommodate your needs. Average size 115 square feet, No of cabins 07.

Facilities at Island Cruise Boat Maldives

Dining

The Saloon deck opens up to a dining ar a large enough to accommodate 56 pax The warm wood decor along with careful lighting brings a cozy intimate mood to the spacious area.

A fine variety of both local and in ternational cuisine is prepared adding more exotic treats to your cruise We also arrange private dining ashore on the excursion islands.

Bar

The resident bar in the dining area offers a wide selection of fine wines, cocktails and spirits, and a variety of beer.

Sun Deck

Catch some morning rays on the sun beds and loungers l aid out on the Bridge Deck.

Forward Lounge

Chill out in the Forward Lounge in the air condition with a cocktail, browse through our library and catch up on some reading, watch videos, or mingle and make some new holiday friends.

Activities at Island Cruise Boat Maldives

Snorkelling

Snorkelling lessons will be conducted by your dive instructors, and you'll get the chance to view some of the most beautiful coral reefs up close and personal in the deser t ed is l ands you visit on excursions All guests are requested to respect and take care top reserve this unspoiled beauty.

Excursions

Your cruise will take you island hopping and you’ll get the chance to see both local inhabited islands and some untouched uninhabited Islands Both experiences have their own charm, and it’s up to you to make the most of your outing Our staff will be happy to assist you in any request that you might have during the excursions.

Fishing

In a country where 99 water, fishing, as one might have guessed is very much a part of Maldives, going back to many generations over Before ending a cruise in Maldives, many wish to throw a line and see if they get lucky MV Island Cruise Boat Maldives has its very own fishing boat Dolphin, fully equipped to take you on a trip of trolling, jigging and spinning We will take you to deserted islands and sandbanks for fly fishing, and night fishing as well You’ll have Maldivians true fisherman at heart to guide you along We do however recommend to practice ‘catch and release’ where possible.

Diving at Island Cruise Boat Maldives

For the more adventurous guests we offer a number of exciting Dive experiences There’s something for everyone, from beginner courses t o opportunities for the more seasoned divers Revel in the richness beneath the waters Let your mind wander free as you dive into the ocean, snorkel, and be part of wonderful excursions and Fishing expeditions.

Maldives is world renowned as a first class scuba diving destination, and anyone who’s been lucky enough to have witnessed the wonders below these waters will know why The clear waters, along with the amazing coral reefs and rich marine life fluidly and effortlessly create a diver’s dream.

Maldives can be divided throughout the year but serious divers will want to wait for the peak seasons (November to April) when Whale Sharks and Manta Rays are spotted on the SW of Ari Atoll There are so many fascinating dive sites, and our team has included over 50 of these sites in the Island Cruise Boat Maldives cruise route The selection is a fine blend of easy to difficult levels and different experiences.

We have a Dive Boat (max 16 pax) to take you on your scheduled dive trips During your cruise we offer full day trips and 2 tank dives depending on the dive site Dive equipment will be available for rental throughout your cruise, and we make sure that all equipment is thoroughly checked and followed through with all standard safety programs All of your dives will be supervised by a dive master or instructor, and less experienced will be guided in groups.

Beach BBQ at Island Cruise Boat Maldives

Once per week, on a local uninhabited island, is BBQ night.

A wonderful way to enjoy fresh fish cooked on the BBQ, under the stars with the sea lapping at your feet.

After the BBQ, the disco begins This is definitely one of the best nights on board and something all the guests look forward to.

Private Dining at Island Cruise Boat Maldives

If you want to escape the rest of the guests and enjoy a romantic dinner on an uninhabited islands, this can be arranged Advance reservations and prices are on request.

Subject to weather conditions.

Itinerary

Welcome to the Maldives, We will be anchored just off of Villigili, a convenient 20 minutes boat ride from Male International Airport. Our Guest Relations Officer (GRO) will greet you on arrival and assist you to the boat’s private tender for your transfer. On arrival to the boat we will help get you checked into your cabin and provide a welcome briefing including Safety procedures and introduction to your cruise experience. On this informal session you will meet guests onboard, the dive team and the crew members who will assist you throughout your cruising holiday. followed by a pre-dinner cocktail on the Bar/Restaurant deck and watch the sunset over the Indian Ocean.
Maldives Diving and Cruise Holidays
Maldives Diving and Cruise Holidays
Maldives Diving and Cruise Holidays
Morning and afternoon visit the beautiful Sand Bank (Kalhuhuraa), where you can relax and soak up the sun, take a dip in the warm Indian Ocean. *Beach Umbrellas will be placed on the sand bank for some shade.
Diving : Vaagali Caves & Vaagali Thila
Vaagali Caves – Easy Divesite as a start located outside the picnic island Vaagali. Some Overhangs along the wall, lot of schooling fish and Napoleons, Whitetips and Sting rays can be spotted.
Vaagali Thila – Large Pinnacle in Vaagali Chanel, with beautiful coral and fish life. With incoming current there is a good possibility of sighting Schooling sharks crusing in the current.
Maldives Diving and Cruise Holidays
Maldives Diving and Cruise Holidays
Maldives Diving and Cruise Holidays
Morning and afternoon visit to the Resort island Rannali, a small boutique resort island located on the western edge of South Male’ Atoll. Easy Excess for the sorrounding reef for snorkeling. Spa and Other facilities can be booked directly on the resort.
Night Fishing Trip will be organized by the crew from 1730 Hrs - 1930 Hrs. Traditional Hand Line will be used.
*if there is more than 15 Pax an Additional Night Fishing trip will be organized during the week
Diving : Guraidhoo Corner & Villivaru Giri
Guraidhoo Corner – one of the best dive sites in south male’ atoll for its reef formation & Fish Life. With current coming in to the atoll you will see Grey Reefs, White Tipped Reef Sharks, Schooling Eagle Rays and Dog Tooth Tuna’s Passing By
Villivaru Giri - small pinnacle inside the atoll with lots of fish and beautiful overhangs. Good site for smaller special things like Frog Fish, Ghost pipe fish, and many more.
Maldives Diving and Cruise Holidays
Maldives Diving and Cruise Holidays
Maldives Diving and Cruise Holidays
located on the Eastern Edge of the Atoll. A big turquoise lagoon surrounds this sand bar and an attractive reef to snorkel.
Morning and afternoon will be spent on this sand bank. Lunch will be served on the boat. Sun Umbrellas will be placed for shade if the conditions are favorable.
Optional: Night Snorkeling Session on Alimatha Resort House Reef, this excursion has been one of the favorites among our guests. Huge Nurse Sharks, Sting Rays & Travallys can be spotted throughout this experience. Chargeable USD 15.00 incl. GST
Diving : Miyaru kandu & Devana Kandu
Miyaru kandu – Channel Dive, where you cross the channel from one side to the other looking out for larger pelagic’s like Sharks and Eagle rays passing by.
Devana kandu – Narrow Channel with a reef in the middle. Ideal for Big Fish, like sharks, Napoleon and Eagle Rays. Turtles can be also sighted on the shallower part of the dive.
Maldives Diving and Cruise Holidays
Maldives Diving and Cruise Holidays
Maldives Diving and Cruise Holidays
Anbaraa, Small picnic island located on the north western side of Vaavu Atoll. Easy access to the reef for snorkelers.
Evening BBQ - our crew will set up for dinner under the stars on the beach. This is probably one of the favourite and most memorable evenings of our cruise. Our chefs will prepare a Maldivian beach BBQ, with drinks and music, whilst we enjoy the amazing beauty and a spot of stargazing.
Diving : Rakeedhoo Kandu
Rakeedhoo Kandu – Corner of rakeedhoo channel offers weel grown hard coral and overhangs, covered with soft corals on the roof. Bigger Pelagic fish can be spotted with in coming current.
Maldives Diving and Cruise Holidays
Maldives Diving and Cruise Holidays
Maldives Diving and Cruise Holidays
Oshagali Finolhu
Tender will be ready as soon as we reach this sand bank in south ari atoll. Reef surrounding the sandbank has lot of healthy hardcorals, snorkelers love this reef. Lunch will be served on the boat and will return to the sand bank in the afternoon.
Night Fishing Trip will be organized by the crew from 1730 Hrs - 1930 Hrs. Traditional Hand Line will be used.
Diving : Kuda Rah Thila & Hudhu Thila
Kuda Rah Thila – Protected dive site, small pinnacle starting top reef at around 16m with soft corals and overhangs. Thousands of Blue Stripped Snappers can be found at the top of this reef.
Machafushi Wreck – Only Wreck in the region, a pourposely sunk, small cargo freighter. Lots of Coral Has grown on top of the making it an healthy artificial reef. Lots of Glass fish inside crevices, lion fish, scorpion and stone fishes can be spotted.
Maldives Diving and Cruise Holidays
Maldives Diving and Cruise Holidays
Maldives Diving and Cruise Holidays
Ariadhoo
An agricultural Island with lot of plantation. Excess to a sand stretch to relax, easy excess to the ocean for swimming and snorkeling.
Optional: Whale shark excursion, guests will go out on the dive dhoni in search of these gentle giants. This region in the Maldives has the highest probability in finding the Whale Shark. (chargeable USD15 incl. GST)
Local Island Visit late afternoon to Maamagili to wander through experiencing the local lifestyle and it is a good opportunity to do some shopping for souvenirs for the loved ones.
Diving : Maamagili Corner / Kudadhoo Beyru
Both dive sites are outside of the atoll easy wall dives with the chance of spotting a whale shark.
Maldives Diving and Cruise Holidays
Maldives Diving and Cruise Holidays
Maldives Diving and Cruise Holidays
At Least one excursion will be provided to the guests staying onboard for the following week.
*Diving can be arrnged depending on Dhoni Availability.
Maldives Diving and Cruise Holidays
Maldives Diving and Cruise Holidays
Maldives Diving and Cruise Holidays
Hurasdhoo, a small deserted island with white sandy beach surrounding the island. Nice House reef for avid snorkeler. Beach Umbrellas will be placed if the conditions are favorable.
Optional: Manta Ray excursion, guests will go out to Rangali Madivaru, a manta ray cleaning station. Peak Season (January – April) (chargeable USD15 incl GST)
Night Fishing - Tonight’s fishing trip is targeted for reef fish with traditional Hand line bottom fishing technique. Whilst we encourage the practice of “catch and release” and sustainable fishing practices, we are also happy to help out and take back a fish for dinner.
Diving : Angaga Thila & Aiyabe Thila
Angaga Thila – Small pinnacle with a top reef of 6-8 Meters. Turtles feed the corals on the top reef while sharks cruises in the current. Can circle around the pinnacle.
Aiyabe Thila – 100m Long Pinnacle, we only dive one side of this pinnacle, a large overhang covers the edge of the reef with beautiful hard and soft corals. Sharks can be spotted if there is a drift.
Maldives Diving and Cruise Holidays
Maldives Diving and Cruise Holidays
Maldives Diving and Cruise Holidays
Embudu,small deserted island on the western edge of the atoll, with few plantation and a long strech of white sandy beach.
Morning and afternoon excursions are arranged, and if conditions are favourable Beach Umbrellas are placed for shade on the beach. Housereef of the island is good for snorkelling, with a bit of luck who might find turtles or Eagle rays passing by.
Night Fishing Trip will be organized by the crew from 1730 Hrs - 1930 Hrs. Traditional Hand Line will be used.
Diving : Moofushi Kandu & Embudu Thila
Moofushi Kandu – A Channel dive with a Manta Cleaning Station. Lots of fish Life, with incoming current Grey Greef Sharks, White Tips, Eagle rays can be spotted infront of the channel.
Embudu Thila – Small pinnacle with a shallow top reef of 5-6 meters, healthy coral all around the pinnacle home for many reef Fishes.
Maldives Diving and Cruise Holidays
Maldives Diving and Cruise Holidays
Maldives Diving and Cruise Holidays
Raiydhigaa, Picnic island with a natural harbor. The reef surrounding the island has an enclosed lagoon with 2 narrow channels for vessels to enter. This island has a long white sandy beach on one end. Snorkelers can easily swim from the beach to deeper water.
Full Day will be spent on the Island, Picnic Lunch will be prepared by our Chefs. Guests will be taken back to the boat at 1600Hrs. and will returnto the island at 1900Hrs for the BBQ Evening. Music and Entertainment after Dinner.
Diving : Dega Thila & Miyaru Gaa Thila
Dega Thila – A Macro fans dream, 2 coral formations seperated from the main reef is full with soft corals and schooling fish. Leaf Fishes & Ghost Pipe fishes can be spotted with some luck
Miyaru Gaa Thila – Small pinnacle with a top reef of 5-6 meters, ideal to dive slow looking for octopuses, scorpion and lionfish. Sharks and Sting rays can be found resting on the bottom.
Maldives Diving and Cruise Holidays
Maldives Diving and Cruise Holidays
Maldives Diving and Cruise Holidays
Alikoi Rah, sand bank located in the centre of Ari Atoll, Surrounding a well grown reef. Snorkelers love this house reef as there is lot of fish and turtles and rays can be spotted with some luck. Morning and afternoon excursions arranged to this sand bank.
Sunset Cruise to Maaya Sand Bank.
Diving : Fish Head / Kandu Thila
Fish Head – underwater pinnacle . Thrilling Overhangs and abundance of Fish Life. one of the best in the region
Kandu Thila – Narrow submerged reef located inside a very wide channel. Expect to see White Tip and Grey Reef Sharks and- Napoleon Wrasse
Maldives Diving and Cruise Holidays
Maldives Diving and Cruise Holidays
Maldives Diving and Cruise Holidays
A large sand bank located at the northern edge of ari atoll. Flocks of common Seabirds can be found on this sand bar. Reef with lots of nice coral and fish for snorkeling. Sun Umbrellas will be setup if the conditions are favorable.
Diving : Maaya Thila / Bathalaa Maaga Kan
Maaya Thila - one of the most famous night dive site in the Maldives, Sharks and sting rays hunt at this site at night.
Bathala Maagaa Kan - an extension of the reef sloping down inside a channel, with large pelagics crossing the channel.
Maldives Diving and Cruise Holidays
Maldives Diving and Cruise Holidays
Maldives Diving and Cruise Holidays
Last Swim, for a final swim in the warm indian ocean we will stop at a sand bar on our way back to Male’. the journey from North Ari Atoll to Male’ will take around 4-5Hrs. Once we reach Male’ our dhoni will be ready to take you to Male’ the capital of Maldives, you can visit the local & Fish market, wander around and have an ice cream or do some shopping for souvenirs.
Maldives Diving and Cruise Holidays
Maldives Diving and Cruise Holidays
Maldives Diving and Cruise Holidays
End of a 2 week Cruise, a nice relaxing breakfast overlooking the Indian Ocean before we arrange your transfer for departure to the airport. Guests staying onboard for the following cruise can enjoy a day of relaxation.
Optional Excursions can be arranged on Request basis and depends on Availability.
Maldives Diving and Cruise Holidays
Maldives Diving and Cruise Holidays
Maldives Diving and Cruise Holidays

Tour Schedule

 
Start Date
End Date
Cruise Start
06-December-2021
13-December-2021
 
13-December-2021
20-December-2021
X'mas & New Years Cruise
20-December-2021
27-December-2021
 
27-December-2021
03-January-2022
Cruise Start
03-January-2022
10-January-2022
 
10-January-2022
17-January-2022
Cruise Start
17-January-2022
24-January-2022
 
24-January-2022
31-January-2022
Cruise Start
31-January-2022
07-February-2022
 
07-February-2022
14-February-2022
Cruise Start
14-February-2022
21-February-2022
 
21-February-2022
28-February-2022
Cruise Start
28-February-2022
07-March-2022
 
07-March-2022
14-March-2022
Cruise Start
14-March-2022
21-March-2022
 
21-March-2022
28-March-2022
Cruise Start
28-April-2022
04-April-2022
 
04-April-2022
11-April-2022
Cruise Start
11-April-2022
18-April-2022
 
18-April-2022
25-April-2022
Cruise Start
25-April-2022
02-May-2022
 
02-May-2022
09-May-2022
Cruise Start
09-May-2022
16-May-2022
 
16-May-2022
23-May-2022
Cruise Start
23-May-2022
30-May-2022
 
30-May-2022
06-June-2022
Cruise Start
06-June-2022
13-June-2022
 
13-June-2022
20-June-2022
Cruise Start
20-June-2022
27-June-2022
 
27-June-2022
04-July-2022
Cruise Start
04-July-2022
11-July-2022
 
11-July-2022
18-July-2022
Cruise Start
18-July-2022
25-July-2022
 
25-July-2022
01-August-2022
Cruise Start
01-August-2022
08-August-2022
 
08-August-2022
15-August-2022
Cruise Start
15-August-2022
22-August-2022
 
22-August-2022
29-August-2022
Cruise Start
29-August-2022
05-September-2022
 
05-September-2022
12-September-2022
Cruise Start
12-September-2022
19-September-2022
 
19-September-2022
26-September-2022
Cruise Start
26-September-2022
03-October-2022
 
03-October-2022
10-October-2022
Cruise Start
10-October-2022
17-October-2022
 
17-October-2022
24-October-2022
Cruise Start
24-October-2022
31-October-2022
 
31-October-2022
07-November-2022
Cruise Start
07-November-2022
14-November-2022
 
14-November-2022
21-November-2022
Cruise Start
21-November-2022
28-November-2022
 
28-November-2022
05-December-2022
Cruise Start
05-December-2022
12-December-2022
 
12-December-2022
19-December-2022
Cruise Start
19-December-2022
26-December-2022
 
26-December-2022
02-January-2023
Cruise Start
02-January-2023
09-January-2023
 
09-January-2023
16-January-2023

Price information

Prices Valid till 30th April 2022

04 Nights - 05 Days Tour
 
LMD
A Deck
Bridge Deck
Double
2135 USD
2365 USD
2780 USD
Single
1445 USD
1537 USD
1767 USD

Note - Additional arrival/departure domestic flight or speed boat transfers fees are applicable.

07 Nights - 08 Days Tour
 
LMD
A Deck
Bridge Deck
Double
3688 USD
4090 USD
4815 USD
Single
2480 USD
2641 USD
3044 USD

Note - Additional arrival/departure domestic flight or speed boat transfers fees are applicable.

14 Nights - 15 Days Tour
 
LMD
A Deck
Bridge Deck
Double
7325 USD
8130 USD
9579 USD
Single
4910 USD
5232 USD
5260 USD
  • Maximum occupancy per cabin 2 adults
  • Children under 12 years not accepted
  • New year eve supplement = 75USD per person
  • Xmas eve supplement 75USD per person

Maldives Diving and Cruise Route Map

Maldives Diving and Cruise Holidays

Terms & Conditions

  • Itineraries are subjected to change depending on Weather Conditions, Island Availability and at the discretion of the Captain.
  • If an island is unavailable under any circumstance, we will provide an alternative with similar activities.
  • BBQ will be arranged on the island depending on the weather, if not events for BBQ night will be moved to the boat, along with music
  • Itineraries will be briefed at Dinner Time for the following day.
  • Chargeable Excursions will be billed to your room and settled at the time of check-out.
  • There are no Islands / Sand Banks near Male’ that we could visit on Arrival/Departure Day