Liveaboards-Maldives. Nautilus II. Departure Stockholm 2021-10-06

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Our 7 nights Package onboard MV Natilus II is including

  • Flight with the cheapest class available
  • 7 nights onboard in a shares double/twin cabin
  • 3 meals per day, afternoon snacks, unlimited drinking water, tea & coffee
  • A total of 16-17 dives per week (2-3 dives per day but no diving on the first day of travel)
  • Experienced dive guide(s)
  • Round trip local transfers f/t the airport in Male
  •  A grill event on an unihabited island (weather permitting)
  • Male city tour with a guide (upon request)
  • Dive tanks and weights included.
  • All taxes and environmental taxes (green tax) are included in the package

 The package dos not include

  • Beers, wine, spirits as well as soft drinks are available onboard for purchase
  • Nitrox
  • Rental equipment
  • Individual travel insurance

 

Nautilus II
With its length of 43 m, the Nautilus Two is an extremely spacious liveaboard. Made entirely of wood and in traditional Maldivian design, excellent workmanship and
advanced equipment ensure that the Nautilus Two is not only looking great.
 
In 12 spacious, luxurious guest cabins can accommodate up to 24 divers, kite surfers and holidaymakers during their dive travel in luxury rooms.
Power supply of 230V from European sockets are available around the clock, also two water treatment plants supply the ship with sufficient fresh water.
In the 120 m² large parlor our bartender expected you after the dive with acold beer on tap, cocktails, soft drinks or fresh fruit juices. An old fishing dhoni is the space
division  in this area. It divides the restaurant area which is on the port side and the lounge area with rattan furniture and the Barco sub on the starboard side.
Our chef will cook for you a varied menu using local and Asian specialties, as well as out of the European cuisine. Of course, your self-caught fish is cooked to your
request accordingly. The perfect wine to ensure you can find on our drinks menu.
Fuel up sunshine on the huge sun deck, relaxe in the Jacuzzi or on a comfortable lounge chair in the shade while the Nautilus Two brings you to the next destination
of your dive trip in the Maldives.

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Best of central atolls with Nautilus Liveaboards

This Liveaboards routing offers some of the Maldives' best dive sites and suits all divers, experienced as beginners but should have a dive certification minimum as Advanced Open Water Diver or equivalent.
You will diving in the north of the Ari Atoll where the dive sites offer a variety of exciting wildlife and beautiful corals. Here you can See Gray Fox Sharks and Manta rays. The boat then continue south to dive the  the west side of Ari Atoll for more exciting dive sites like Fesdu island (Fesdu Wreck)  before we head north back to Male Atoll.

The Itinerary include:
Fasgandu Faru - sleep Fasgandu Faru or Halaveveli Faru – Batala Maga Kan Tila -  Maya Tila - Fish head- sleep Fesdhoo Lagoon – Fesdhoo Wrack - sleep - Maahlos Tila -  Moohfushi Rock – BBQ sleep Enboodoo -  Dega Tila -  Mahibadu Tila – Noo Giri – sleep Dangehti – Five Rocks – Wale Shark watching – Digu Tila – sleep Dhigurah – Kudarah Tila – Vilamendu Tila – South Male Atoll – Labirince (night Dive) – sleep Guraidhoo – Kandoma Tila – Kuda Giri Wrack – Male – sleep Hulule Male or Kurumba 

Total 120 nautical miles 

TYPICAL DIVING DAYS
From the 2nd boat day are usually offered three dives (morning, forenoon, noon). At longer crossings between the atolls, it may happen that the second dive failure at noon. If this is the case, a night dive is offered on the same evening, if the weather allows it.

DIVES FROM THE DHONI
Each dive starts with a detailed briefing of our dive guides aboard the Nautilus Liveaboards. After the briefing and the compilation of the buddy teams, we are switching to the already standing by Dhoni, which takes us comfortable to the upcoming dive site. During the ride to the dive site is sufficient time for applying the equipment and prepare for the dive.

After our dive guides have checked the local conditions (current, visibility) it goes down into the fantastic underwater world of the Maldives. During the dive you can go with our experienced dive guides or dive also in a buddy team with your diving partner if you have sufficient experience.
Upon successful completion of the dive our Dhoni picks you up on the surface again and the crew is there to help you when you’re entering the boat again.

 

 

 

Liveaboards in Maldives

Liveaboard is definitely the best choice for the ultimate dive trip in the Maldives. Liveaboard gives you the opportunity to enjoy many different dive sites on the same trip. You make up to 3 dives per day and all food is included. Your holiday begins immediately after arrival in Malé Airport. Here you will meet our representatives who will help you with the transfer to the boat, a short boat ride followed by a welcome drink. Wellcome on board!

On a Liveaboard vacation in the Maldives, you will stay on board throughout your dive holiday. You can also choose to combine your vacation with a few days on a Resort island or fly home immediately after the cruise ends. The boats have both twin-bed cabinets but also double-bedded cabins. You make up to 3 dives daily. Full board, tea, coffee and water are included as well as bottles, weights and diving services. There is diving equipment for hire if you do not want to bring your own.  During the week and on most of our tours, you will also be offered a barbecue evening on a so-called "Desert island" (If weather allows).

 

About the country

Welcome to the Maldives! 

Welcome to one of the most appealing and dreamed-of dive destinations in the whole wide world. The Maldives is an island nation located south of Sri Lanka and India in the Indian Ocean. With 26 atolls, the diving is at a drift pace with currents carrying you along in waters that simply surge with nutrients, attracting the richness of marine life for which the Maldives is best known. With 99% of the country consists of water, the Maldives offers a perfect opportunity for those who want to experience a huge range of fantastic diving. Maldives is a great destination for those who want to lie on a beach and enjoy the beautiful views but an exceptional destination for those who want to experience life even under the water onboard a Liveaboards Cruise the beautiful islands while diving and relaxing!

The temperatures are stable: highs are around 30 °C (86 °F) and lows around 25 °C (77 °F) for most of the year. Relative humidity is high and stable throughout the year as well, around 80%. However, between February and May, there is a slight increase in temperature, and even in the feeling of sultriness, especially in the northern atolls, given that in this period the maximum temperature rises to 31/32 °C (88/90 °F), and the minimum temperature to 26/27 °C (79/81 °F). 

Here are the average temperatures of the capital Malé. 
Average temperatures - Malé

Malé Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Min (°C) 25 25 26 26 26 26 25 25 25 25 25 25
Max (°C) 30 31 31 32 31 30 30 30 30 30 30 30