October 16 -Oct 26, 2024
Oct 16- Oct 26, 2024 (10 nights/11 days)
Cost for Trip:
Notes on the Itinerary:
3 nights (4 days) Dharavandoo Island (Kiha Beach Hotel)
3 manta ray swims at the world famous Hanifaru Bay, largest aggregation of mantas in the world (Marine Protected Area)
1 Beach BBQ Picnic evening with traditional Maldivian music and dancing.
1 domestic flight (Male – Dharavandhoo)
7 nights onboard the luxury Carpe Novo liveaboard
17/18 dives from the Carpe Novo liveaboard
3 great buffet meals daily, plus between-dive snacks – the food is fantastic.
Drinking water, coffee/tea
3 dives daily (except day of arrival and day before departure)
Dive instructors – 1 guide to a group of 5pax – very professional and experts on the local dive sites.
Use of air tanks or nitrox tanks, weights and belts.
Airport transfers on the days of embarkation/disembarkation (airport transfer from Dharavandhoo to/from vessel to Male International airport)
Presentations on marine life
For the photographers, the vessel offers a spacious camera room for setting up and charging cameras/batteries, and the crew will assist with carrying cameras to/from the dive dhoni and are trained in careful care of camera gear.
International Flights to Male
Lunch/Dinner/Beverages on local island
Soda, alcoholic beverages and "fancy" coffee drinks onboard the vessel
Shopping on the local island
Diving on the local island
16% GST & 10% service charge for on board purchases
Wifi on board the vessel ($40 USD per week)
How to secure your spot:
Terms and Conditions
Designed for Scuba highly recommends you purchase travel and dive insurance as soon as possible after confirming your travel plans.
Evidence of adequate travel and dive insurance must be provided prior to departure.
Bookings made more than 100 days out from the start of a trip require a deposit of $1000.00 US per passenger to secure your booking.
All deposit/s and payments are non-refundable.
Bookings made less than 100 days out from tour commencement require payment in full to secure your booking.
If our In-Country Provider (Carpe Diem company) cancels or if aForce Majeure Event occurs, meaning any act of God, war, terrorism, fire, flood or any other extreme weather conditions, loss of power, epidemics or pandemics, industrial disputes, slow-downs or other strike activities, riots or civil disturbances, acts of government, semi government or other authorities, inability to obtain any necessary license or consent and delays caused by sub-contractors, suppliers or other third parties (including telecommunications carriers), material shortages or other disruption to the trip beyond our control, Designed for Scuba and Amanda Delaforce Travel shall not be held responsible for matters outside of our control or any failure to deliver the Tour.
Please ensure you understand our cancellation policy prior to making payments and agreeing to the booking and trip.