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Maldives Aggressor

The internationally renowned Aggressor fleet has recognised the position of the Maldive Islands as a world-class destination with the construction of the Maldives Aggressor, a recent addition to the scene. A Maldives diving cruise on board this sleek 35 metre steel hull motor yacht will mean not just excellent underwater experiences, but also the high level of service and professionalism that the Aggressor name embodies.

Length: 35 metres / 116 foot
Beam: 8 metres / 26 foot
Cruise: 10 knots
Divers: 20
Enriched air nitrox is available here
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Construction was completed in 2009 so you can expect no signs of wear and tear on this sleek vessel which consists of 10 en-suite staterooms, which are either twin or double share. Unusually for an Aggressor liveaboard, this Maldives vessel can also go under sail so it combines the practicality of an Aggressor-style dive liveaboard with the sailing tradition of the archipelago. All diving is done from a traditional-style dhoni, meaning noise and equipment is kept off the mother ship.

Maldives diving cruises run from Sunday to Sunday and will, depending on prevailing conditions, take in the best of Ari Atoll, North and South Male atolls and Felidhoo Atoll. As is normal with the Aggressor fleet, guests return on the Saturday afternoon to dine on dry land before spending the final night on board.

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Scheduled departures, prices, destinations, durations...
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Special discounted trips highlighted in yellow

July 2016
DepartReturnNo. of
nights
DestinationNo. of divesPrice US$
(per person)
3 Jul 10 Jul 7 Maldives Central Atolls 23 US$ 1,795
17 Jul 24 Jul 7 Maldives Central Atolls 23 US$ 1,795
24 Jul 31 Jul 7 Maldives Central Atolls 23 US$ 1,795
31 Jul 7 Aug 7 Maldives Central Atolls 23 US$ 2,395
October 2016
DepartReturnNo. of
nights
DestinationNo. of divesPrice US$
(per person)
2 Oct 9 Oct 7 Maldives Central Atolls 23 US$ 2,395
9 Oct 16 Oct 7 Maldives Central Atolls 23 US$ 2,395
16 Oct 23 Oct 7 Maldives Central Atolls 23 US$ 2,395
23 Oct 30 Oct 7 Maldives Central Atolls 23 US$ 2,395
November 2016
DepartReturnNo. of
nights
DestinationNo. of divesPrice US$
(per person)
6 Nov 12 Nov 7 Maldives Central Atolls 23 US$ 2,395
13 Nov 20 Nov 7 Maldives Central Atolls 23 US$ 2,395
20 Nov 27 Nov 7 Maldives Central Atolls 23 US$ 2,395
27 Nov 4 Dec 7 Maldives Central Atolls 23 US$ 2,395
December 2016
DepartReturnNo. of
nights
DestinationNo. of divesPrice US$
(per person)
4 Dec 11 Dec 7 Maldives Central Atolls 23 US$ 2,395
11 Dec 18 Dec 7 Maldives Central Atolls 23 US$ 2,395
18 Dec 25 Dec 7 Maldives Central Atolls 23 US$ 2,395
25 Dec 1 Jan 7 Maldives Central Atolls 23 US$ 2,395
January 2017
DepartReturnNo. of
nights
DestinationNo. of divesPrice US$
(per person)
1 Jan 8 Jan 7 Maldives Central Atolls 23 US$ 2,395
8 Jan 15 Jan 7 Maldives Central Atolls 23 US$ 2,395
15 Jan 22 Jan 7 Maldives Central Atolls 23 US$ 2,395
February 2017
DepartReturnNo. of
nights
DestinationNo. of divesPrice US$
(per person)
5 Feb 12 Feb 7 Maldives Central Atolls 23 US$ 2,395
12 Feb 19 Feb 7 Maldives Central Atolls 23 US$ 2,395
March 2017
DepartReturnNo. of
nights
DestinationNo. of divesPrice US$
(per person)
5 Mar 12 Mar 7 Maldives Central Atolls 23 US$ 2,395
12 Mar 19 Mar 7 Maldives Central Atolls 23 US$ 2,395
19 Mar 26 Mar 7 Maldives Central Atolls 23 US$ 2,395
26 Mar 2 Apr 7 Maldives Central Atolls 23 US$ 2,395
April 2017
DepartReturnNo. of
nights
DestinationNo. of divesPrice US$
(per person)
2 Apr 9 Apr 7 Maldives Central Atolls 23 US$ 2,395
9 Apr 16 Apr 7 Maldives Central Atolls 23 US$ 2,395
16 Apr 23 Apr 7 Maldives Central Atolls 23 US$ 2,395
23 Apr 30 Apr 7 Maldives Central Atolls 23 US$ 2,395
30 Apr 7 May 7 Maldives Central Atolls 23 US$ 2,395
May 2017
DepartReturnNo. of
nights
DestinationNo. of divesPrice US$
(per person)
7 May 14 May 7 Maldives Central Atolls 23 US$ 2,395
14 May 21 May 7 Maldives Central Atolls 23 US$ 2,395
21 May 28 May 7 Maldives Central Atolls 23 US$ 2,395
28 May 4 Jun 7 Maldives Central Atolls 23 US$ 2,395
June 2017
DepartReturnNo. of
nights
DestinationNo. of divesPrice US$
(per person)
4 Jun 11 Jun 7 Maldives Central Atolls 23 US$ 2,395
11 Jun 18 Jun 7 Maldives Central Atolls 23 US$ 2,395
18 Jun 25 Jun 7 Maldives Central Atolls 23 US$ 2,395
25 Jun 2 Jul 7 Maldives Central Atolls 23 US$ 2,395
July 2017
DepartReturnNo. of
nights
DestinationNo. of divesPrice US$
(per person)
2 Jul 9 Jul 7 Maldives Central Atolls 23 US$ 2,395
9 Jul 16 Jul 7 Maldives Central Atolls 23 US$ 2,395
16 Jul 23 Jul 7 Maldives Central Atolls 23 US$ 2,395
23 Jul 30 Jul 7 Maldives Central Atolls 23 US$ 2,395
30 Jul 6 Aug 7 Maldives Central Atolls 23 US$ 2,395
August 2017
DepartReturnNo. of
nights
DestinationNo. of divesPrice US$
(per person)
6 Aug 13 Aug 7 Maldives Central Atolls 23 US$ 2,395
13 Aug 20 Aug 7 Maldives Central Atolls 23 US$ 2,395
20 Aug 27 Aug 7 Maldives Central Atolls 23 US$ 2,395
27 Aug 3 Sep 7 Maldives Central Atolls 23 US$ 2,395
October 2017
DepartReturnNo. of
nights
DestinationNo. of divesPrice US$
(per person)
1 Oct 8 Oct 7 Maldives Central Atolls 23 US$ 2,395
8 Oct 15 Oct 7 Maldives Central Atolls 23 US$ 2,395
15 Oct 22 Oct 7 Maldives Central Atolls 23 US$ 2,395
22 Oct 29 Oct 7 Maldives Central Atolls 23 US$ 2,395

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More Trip Details...

Special offers: For special discounted prices, check the yellow highlighted trips in the schedule above.

Cruise price per person includes: Cabin accommodation with air-conditioning, breakfast, lunch, dinner, snacks, drinking water, soft drinks, hot drinks, local wine and beer, return transfers to the boat from Male Airport, dives (as detailed in the trips above), tanks, weights and weightbelts, experienced English-speaking divemaster(s).

Cruise price per person excludes (mandatory, unless customer provides own): Scuba equipment US$ 175 per week, restaurant meal on final evening, Port fees (US$ 290 for 7 nights) are payable on board at the end of your trip, GST on all items and services purchased on board. Unless otherwise stated, all the listed items need to be paid on arrival (cash or credit card).

Optional extras: Nitrox fills for enriched air certified divers (if available) (approx US$ 7 per fill), dive computer, diving insurance, torches. Unless otherwise stated, all the listed items need to be paid on arrival.

How to get there: Maldives Aggressor diving tours depart from Male City. The last night of the cruise the boat is moored in Male harbour. For more information see our How to Get to the Maldives section. The last dive of the trip will be at around 12.00pm on the second last day of the trip. Please wait at least 18 hours before flying after diving.

Non-diver rate: US$ 200 off the published price.

Single supplement (if you do not want to share accommodation): This is optional - single travellers may choose to share a cabin or pay a supplement of 65% of the normal published price.

Dive clubs and group discounts: Pay for 9 guests and receive 1 extra space free of charge. See full boat charter price below, equivalent to pay for 18 guests and receive 2 extra spaces free of charge.

Whole boat charter rate (per night): US$ 7,986.


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Cabins, Berths, Showers, Bathrooms...
There are 10 air-conditioned staterooms with private en-suite facilities located on the lower deck. 8 are Deluxe cabins (twin or double) and 2 are Standard twin share.

All the cabins have:
  • Air-conditioning
  • Portholes for natural light
  • TV, DVD player & music
  • Hot-water shower & hand basin
  • Hairdryer
  • Towels, bath robe & toiletries
  • Reading lamp
  • Bedding
  • Cabinet, mirror & shelves
  • Electricity supply
  • Life jackets
  • Fire extinghuisher
No. of bathrooms / showers - 11 /11 - hot water

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Crew, Facilities, Dive Courses...
The 10 crew comprises:
  • Cruise Leader
  • Dive Instructor
  • Divemaster
  • Captain
  • Cook
  • Engineer
  • Maid
  • Stewardess
  • 2 x Deck Hands
Enriched air nitrox - Fresh, hot-water shower on the dive deck - Separate rinse tank for cameras - Camera table - Air-conditioned saloon - Open-air dining area on the main deck - Sun deck with sun chairs - TV, DVD & music system - Computer station with CD burner - Photo / video editing - Satellite phone - Cellphone - Fax - Movie library - Games, books & magazines - Fish ID & diving books - 24-hours electricity - Water dispenser - Well-stocked bar

Most of the dives on these cruises are made from a 12 metre tender so there is no need to transfer your scuba gear back and forth to the main boat. The Dhoni dive tender has 3 crew and 2 divemasters. Tanks are filled by a hose as the compressor is located on the main boat.

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Menu, Cuisine Type...
  • Thai food, international, Chinese, local specialities, Italian, Japanese and BBQs all feature on the varied menu;
  • Meals are served buffet style from a fixed menu in either the open-air dining area on the main deck, or the air-conditioned saloon.
  • Watress service is available;
  • Meals include pre-breakfast, breakfast, lunch and dinner with snacks in between;
  • Snacks feature biscuits, candy bars, ice cream and bread/toast & cereals in the mornings;
  • Fruit juice, tea & coffee, soft drinks and water are all available to quench your thirst;
  • Beer & wine during meals are included;
  • Vegetarians, Halaal and other special diets can be catered for with advance notice;
  • First meal onboard the Maldives Aggressor is dinner on cruise check-in day.

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Technical Specifications...
  • Built in year 2009
  • Size - 35m x 8m
  • Top speed - 12 knots
  • Cruising speed - 10 knots
  • 2 x 440 HP Man engines
  • 2 x 75 KW generators
  • 2 x dive tank compressors
  • Enriched air nitrox membrane system
  • 12 litre aluminium scuba tanks with yoke valves
  • Electricity - 220 volts 24 hours/day
  • Water capacity - 9,460 litres
  • Fresh water maker - 9,840 litres per day
  • Fuel capacity - 15,140 litres

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Navigation, Safety Features...
  • Built to RINA-SOLAS international safety standards
  • Life raft
  • 17m motorised tender
  • 2 VHF & SSB radios
  • Global positioning system with electronic charting
  • 48 mile radar
  • Autopilot
  • Depth sounder
  • Fishfinder
  • Searchlight
  • CCTV engine room
  • Satellite telephone with email
  • Fire alarm / bilge pump alarm
  • Life jackets throughout
  • Fire extinguishers throughout
  • MFA Box and trained staff
  • Continuous flow / demand valve oxygen - 1,280 litres on-board at all the time. Plus 640 litres on dive tender.
  • Customers must bring their own inflatable SMBs
  • Customer diving insurance not provided - see our insurance programme for a competitive quotation

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Customer reviews:

"An 8 night liveaboard cruise with 4 dives a day. Everything was very well organised, great food, friendly and very attentive staff, great diving." - , Austria ...

"Staff excellent, personally I felt Shah and Wasif looked after me especially well. Facilities were about what I expected, above average. The best part was the clear dive information and the help that the staff provided during dives." - , Australia ...

"The boat is very comfortable, friendly crew, superb diving." - , Latvia ...

"Everything was perfect. The boat is beautiful and very spacious and comfortable. The food was amazing! Ate WAY too much. Dive dhoni is fantastic - loads of room." - , Australia ...

"It's a good boat. They went out of their way to make cakes for peoples' occasions etc. Boat isn't fancy, but very comfy. Staff and crew all good." - , USA ...

"Excellent boat and facilities. Captain, Chef, serving and cleaning staff - EXCELLENT. Dhoni crew - EXCELLENT. Dive Master lead - due to a cold we did not see the lead dive master very often so hard to rate him. Dive Masters - Very Good." - , Canada ...

"The boat was beautiful and the staff was excellent-they were friendly, knowledgeable, safety conscious, and went out of their way to meet everyone's needs. I rented a BCD and regulators and they were in good condition. A fantastic trip all around!" - , USA ...

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