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CARPE DIEM

INTRODUCTION

If you are looking for a scuba diving holiday in the Maldives, look no further. The best way to experience Maldives’ under water scuba diving paradise is to join one of the luxurious liveaboard the CarpeDiem. You will be cruising in style, pampered by friendly crew, while scuba diving 3 to 4 times a day, guided by some of the most experienced Maldivian dive guides.

During the 7 or 10 night liveaboard cruises throughout the year, they will do their utmost best to show you a little bit of everything the Maldives has to offer. From the big “stuff” like whale sharks, manta rays, sharks to the small nudibranches, shrimps, ghost pipe fishes and much much more. Come and ‘ Seize the Day’ – Carpe Diem – with us and book your liveaboard holiday.

SERVICE & FACILITIES

Dining:

  • Main dining area
  • Main deck
  • Bar 
  • Special snacks coming
    from Maldivian, Indian and
    International Cuisine will be
    available during
    the trip free of charge.
     
  • Special dietary requirements
    can be catered for free of charge
    if advance notice has been received prior.
     
  • Special occasion packages like birthday,
    honeymoon, and anniversary can be
    catered for upon request.
     

Water sports:

  • Sports fishing
  • Surfing
  • Snorkeling

Fishing:

  • Sports fishing
  • Night fishing

Entertainment:

  • Lounge area with home theater

Excursion:

  • Island hopping
  • Barbecue on a
    deserted island 

Other services:

  • Free coffee/tea & drinking water 
  • Wifi internet
  • Desalination plant
  • Compressors
  • Nitrox
  • Snorkeling/diving
  • Gear rentals 
DIVING

Our local dive team of 3 with their abundance of experience can cater for any experience level diver and is able to ensure that everyone of any nationality has a lasting wonderful diving experience. 

  • Separate diving dhoni.
  • 3 guided dives per day.
  • PADI courses.
  • Dive gear rental.
  • Dive school.
  • Multilingual PADI instructors.
  • A Nitrox certification is compulsory to dive with Nitrox. Courses can be provided on board.
  • Summer Manta Ray identification trips - During our summer (July/August/September) trips on both Carpe Diem and the Carpe Vita we would like to assist Dr Anne-Marie Kitchen Wheeler in her information gathering and research of the manta population in the Maldives. Dr Anne-Marie is a research Marine Biologist who has been studying the behavior and ecology of the manta rays in the Maldives for almost 13 years now. 

    People will be able to participate in a Manta diver specialty course which was developed by Dr Kitchen-Wheeler and recognized by PADI. Our instructors are certified to conduct these specialties. For those not joining the courses we will do a workshop as to how to identify and how to assist the research which is being supported by IUCN in the Maldives.
     

Shark Research Institute Award.

Carpe Diem Maldives is proud to announce that our boats have recently been awarded the Shark Research Institute Certificate of Excellence and been added to the list of top Shark Dive Operations in the world. President Baron Jupp Kerckerinck zur Borg recently dove with us on the Carpe Vita and has added us to this very special list.

TRANSFER

Transfer:

  • When you fly in on the same day of commencement of your trip on either of our boats, you will be met upon arrival by a representative of Carpe Diem Maldives, who can be identified by the blue (Carpe Diem) crew shirt and sign board with the company logo. The representative will then confirm the below check in timings or inform you in case of any changes.
  • Should you stay in a hotel prior to your trip with us, we will meet you at the info/help desk arrivals hall at our check in timings as described below. We are not able to provide pick ups from hotels.
     
  • Carpe Diem: around 12.30 pm

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