Sharks & Mantas


UD Rating – 3 Star

MV Orion

Comfort and luxury at its best.

This Maldives Dive Safari 2014 award winner boat operated by Constellation Fleet is the ideal choice for those looking to explore the Maldives underwater realm in comfort and luxury.

The MV Orion was designed for the diver and built to hotel standards allowing you to cruise across the atolls in absolute comfort and luxury. The smooth trip around Ari, Male and Maldives Northern Region will allow you to dive a selection of dive sites and encounter a range of marine creatures ranging from manta rays, hammerheads, whale sharks and much more. The main deck has a large salon with sofas and a large dining room with a bar and a TV whilst the upper deck is the place where you can indulge yourself in the jacuzzi or opt for a massage just before a chilled drink on the main bar at the end of a great day’s diving.

The meals served aboard the MV Orion are buffet style with breakfast cooked to order, lunch and dinner with soup, salad, fruits and a choice of main courses. The chef and team will also cater for special requirements on request.

The MV Orion is rebreather-friendly and able to support Poseidon MKVI, AP vision and manual Megalodon units. For qualified divers, NITROX is free of charge so you can make the most of your bottom time when admiring the manta rays on their cleaning stations. To ensure you make the most out of you trip aboard the MV Orion is set with diving and safety equipment as well as a photography charging stations and four dive guides taking you to the best spotting places. To maximise the living space aboard, all diving is done from the 19.8 metre dhoni tender getting you to the perfect dive site every time.

Maldivian authorities state that the maximum depth for diving is restricted to 30 metres. All divers are required to carry a Surface Marker Buoy (SMB) and a dive computer on every dive (available for rental aboard with advanced notice)

The Ultimate Diving team will offer you the best flight connections at the time of booking at an additional cost

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Vessel Details

Guest Numbers 24
Length & Width 39 metres long and 10 metres beam
Engines 600 HP Volvo
Generators 2 x 55kVA, 1 x 17.5kVA
Number of Cabins 1 master suite, 1 junior suite, 3 double cabins and 7 twin cabins all air conditioning
Entertainment Large salon and diving area with TV
Emergency Equipment Oxygen/Medic First Aid Kit
Equipment Rental Scuba diving equipment rentals available at USD50 per day
Dive Deck Dive sites are reached directly from the 19.8 metre dhoni tender
Mask, Fins & Snorkel Mask only: Pre-paid EUR15, on-board EUR18
Mask, Fins & Snorkel Pre-paid EUR20, on-board EUR23
Wetsuits Pre-paid EUR50, on-board EUR57
Regulator Pre-paid EUR70, on-board EUR80
BCD Pre-paid EUR70, on-board EUR80
Dive Computer Pre-paid EUR15, on-board EUR18
Torch Pre-paid EUR50, on-board EUR57
Full equipment Pre-paid EUR160, on-board EUR183

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