Central Atolls Classical route is our weekly usual route and we do almost all year long from August to January and April and May. This is the best well-known route in Maldives but at the same time the one that offers best and most varied dives. Thanks to that, we know every detail, atoll, passage, thilas and where and when it is convenient to approach every dive zone. It is a 7-night route including 6-dive days on board with embarkation and disembarkation at Male Airport (18 dives with 2-night dives).
Some dives will be done amongst the channels that are between the islands and there can be strong currents. We will do some dives to more than 20 meters. So, we recommend to be advanced or be an experienced diver. It is recommended to dive with Nitrox for which it will be compulsory to be Nitrox certified diver. Diving computer, buoy and torch for night dives are compulsory to carry with you.
Desert islands and typical fishermen villages are also visited to discover and enjoy a bit more of the country and if the weather allows doing so we will even dine on a desert beach.
Although if you are looking for relax, you can enjoy the solarium and 2 Jacuzzis on board, kayak, Paddle SUP…
All this will make this cruise an excellent and unforgettable Great Dive Travel.
The normal itinerary goes by North and South Male Atolls, Vaavu and Ari.
- 7 nights
- EMBARKATION Male
- DISEMBARKATION Male
- BOAT Maldives Blue Force One
Day 1 (Saturday): ARRIVAL TO MALE – EMBARK Arrival to Male. One of our staff members will be waiting for you at Male Airport. You will then get onto our auxiliary boat Dhoni for the transfer to MALDIVES BLUE FORCE ONE for check in, briefing of the liveaboard, diving and plan itinerary. Dinner onboard.
Day 2 to 7 (Sunday to Friday): CENTRAL ATOLLS CLASSICAL ROUTE
The route will go through North and South Male Atolls, Vaavu and Ari.Dive program for certified divers including day dives, night dives and snorkel with Whale shark. For non-divers we will offer different activities such as snorkel, kayak, paddel SUP…. If the weather, climatology and logistic allow, we will visit desert islands and fisherman villages.
On Friday afternoon we will anchorage next to Male. So, we will make a guided visit to Male.
Day 8 (Saturday): MALE AIRPORT
Disembark at Male Airport at 07.00 am. Possibility to take a “day hotel” next to the airport (It does not include room but swimming pool, cloakrooms, baggage rooms and food). Free time to visit Male.
- Transfers airport – boat – airport.
- Liveaboard in double cabin sharing on MALDIVES BLUE FORCE ONE in full board basis.
- Water, Tea and coffee.
- 18 dives with S80 tanks, Nitrox (only for certified divers), weights, diving guides and Dhoni.
- Travel, diving and cancellation insurance. (See covers in www.blueforcefleet.com).
- Flights to Male.
- Payments onboard: Maldives taxes 150$, Green tax 42$, Service tax 130$.
- Internet access
- Soft drinks and alcoholic drinks.
- “Day hotel ” in Male (direct payment).
- Rental equipment and S100 tanks (it is possible to rent onboard if you book previously).
- Possible increases of fuel or currency exchanges.