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  • 8D7N Maldives Carpe Diem Liveaboard Package

  • Summer (1 May – 26 October 2013)

    – S$2,589 per diver (Standard, twin or double bed)

    Departure: Every Saturday

    Winter (1 Jan – 30 Apr, 26 October – 28 December 2012)

    – S$2,129 per diver (Standard, twin or double bed)

    Departure: Every Monday

  • Include:

    1. 2 way land transfer between Male International Airport and Liveaboard
    2. 7N full board accommodation onboard MV Carpe Diem
    3. Up to 17 guided boat dives
    4. Weights and tanks

    Exclude:

    – Airfare to Maldives
    – Compulsory dive insurance

  • Itinerary

    Day 1
    – Arrive Male International Airport. Transfer to liveaboard
    – Check-in. Free and easy for rest of the day

    Day 2 – 6
    – Up to 3 guided boat dives daily
    – Breakfast, lunch and dinner

    Day 7
    – Up to 2 guided boat dives
    – Breakfast, lunch and dinner

    Day 8
    – Breakfast
    – Disembark at 0800 and transfer to Male Airport
    – Depart for Singapore

    * For those on late night flight, you may like to deposit your luggage at the airport and tour Male city at your own expense.

  • Proposed flight (from Singapore)
    Direct flight from Singapore to Maldives via Singapore Airlines

    Destination Flight No. Flight Timing
    Singapore (SIN) to Male (MLE) SQ462 OR
    SQ452
    0945 – 1100 OR
    2045 – 2210
    Male (MLE) to Singapore (SIN) SQ461 OR
    SQ451
    1500 – 2245 OR
    2325 – 0710 (next day)

    Frequently asked questions

    What kind of plug type do you have on board?
    We have 3 pin UK type power sockets on the boat and provide adapters for other plug types. The voltage is 220 V.

    Do you have DIN/INT tanks?
    We can provide for both connections, so no need to bring adapters

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    What size of tanks do you provide?
    We provide 11.5 and 13.5 liter aluminium tanks FOC and have 15 liter steel tanks upon request and at an extra charge

    What is the average water temperature?
    Average water temperature all year round is 27/28 degrees Celsius

    Do you have wireless on board?
    We do not have wireless on board but have dongles available that work on 3G basis with an USB connection. The dongle can be connected to private laptops or on the computer on board. The internet connection will be good enough to read emails but not fast enough for large downloads. Connection speed depends on location of the boat. Cost will be average 8 USD per hour.

    Do you have Nitrox?
    Yes we do at extra charge.
    Carpe Diem (3 dives a day) : 100 USD for 7 night trip/150 USD for 10 night
    Carpe Vita (4 dives a day): 150 USD for 7 night trip/ 200 USD for 10 night

    Do you have hair dryers?
    We do but not standard in all cabins. A few hairdryers are available with housekeeping

    What time does the boat get back to port?
    The day before departure the boat usually comes back to port between 3 and 4 pm after which guests will be offered a visit to Male’city.

    What is the earliest time of departure on the day of departure?
    Early flight departures on the day of departure are possible but will limit the amount of dives the day before due to 24 hours no diving before flying. We offer a maximum of 2 dives on the day before departure. Sometimes this may vary however depending on the itinerary.

    What are the check in timings for the Carpe Diem and Carpe Vita?
    Carpe Diem: between noon and 1 pm during back to back trips
    Carpe Vita: around 2.30 pm during back to back trips

    What are the check out timings for the Carpe Diem and Carpe Vita?
    Carpe Diem and Carpe Vita latest by 8 am during back to back trips

    What options do we have when we arrive early morning before check in or have late flights after early morning check out?
    Possibilities are to store your luggage at the airport and visit Male city. There is a ferry going every 10 minutes from the airport to Male’city which costs 1 USD p/p one way

    Other possibility is to visit the nearby airport hotel, Hulhule Island hotel and make use of their facilities. They have a swimming pool package of 43 USD p/p which includes transfer, luggage storage, 1 drink, use of towels, sun beds, swimming pool, showers and changing rooms. No reservations are needed for this and cost can be paid directly to the hotel reception. One could also just go there and have something to drink or eat by the pool side.
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