Eagle Ray

Delivers a great and unforgetable atmosphere.

The MV Eagle Ray is a familiar sight to be seen cruising around the islands and atolls of the Maldives. It has a reputation for delivering a great atmosphere and has all the comforts most divers would need.

The Eagle Ray will take you to the most popular dive sites in the Maldives. You will get to experience an array of marine creatures ranging from mantas, sharks, moray eels, napoleons, turtles, blennies, gobies and lobsters. The Eagle Ray is built with a solid wooden construction and it combines Maldivian boat building tradition with the highest level of modern engineering. The vessel has three decks that consist of dining and sundeck areas and 9 air conditioned cabins with attached toilets. The Eagle Ray has 7 fully trained members of staff and a local PADI certified dive master and dive instructor on board at all times, between them they have over 10 years of experience in the diving industry.

Diving is conducted from a “dhoni” which is where your diving gear will remain during the duration of your trip. This is also where the compressors are kept, keeping noise on the mother ship to a minimum. The boat is equipped with life jackets for your safety and has a spacious and luxurious 10ft x 12ft lounge area with a mini bar. The Eagle Ray has 5 double cabins with double beds and 4 twin cabins with 2 single beds. All cabins come with en-suite bathrooms, hot and cold water and air conditioning.

The main deck is where the air conditioned saloon is located; the saloon is equipped with a full audio-visual entertainment system, internet connection, full service bar, table games and a library. Buffet style meals are served and enjoyed in the saloon area or under a shaded area on the upper deck. Dishes consist of international cuisine with some Maldivian and other regional influences to excite your taste buds. The chefs will always try to cater for individual dietary requirements and snacks are provided throughout the day to ensure you don't go hungry.

Dive Requirements

  • PADI Open Water Certification
  • No logged dives required but guests need to have good buoyancy control and be comfortable diving in current situations
  • Self declaration Medical Form duly signed by you

  • Shared cabins
  • Airport “meet-and-greet” and transfers to and from the liveaboard
  • Room service
  • Full board
  • Up to 3 guided dives per day including one night dive per week
  • At least 17 logged dives are offered on a 7 day cruise and 35 logged dives on a 14 day cruise
  • Island visits and picnic/BBQ on an uninhabited island (weather permitting and route dependant)
  • Sightseeing and shopping trip to the capital city of Male' on the last evening if you wish

Not Included
  • Soft and alcoholic drinks
  • Scuba equipment including torches and dive computer
  • Dive insurance
  • Flights are not included in the price listed however The Ultimate Diving team will happily assist you with flight and hotel reservations

Dive routes include : North Male and South Male

Please note :The Maldivian Government has implemented 3.5% GST (Goods and Service Tax) from the 01st January 2011. This tax will be charged to all clients for all services provided aboard, which will also include additional diving services. Pre-booked liveaboards prices include this charge.

Boat Specification

Year Built 1996 and refurbished in 2005
Guest Numbers 14
Length & Beam 26m long and 9m beam
Speed Cruising speed 8.5 knots
Engines Yamaha diesel motor 280 BHP
Generators Two generators, 110-208 ac voltage
Number of Cabins 3 double cabins and 4 twin cabins
Navigation & Communication Systems Radio set, VHF, magnetic compass
Salon & Dining Area Air conditioned saloon and shaded dining area
Entertainment Audio visual entertainment system, internet, full service bar, table games and a library
Single Supplement 65%

Diving Facilities

Air Compressors Air compressor main unit type L&W 420 litres/min, 12 Tanks steel 92 cubic ft/15 litres, 18 tanks aluminium 82 cubic ft/12litre
Equipment Rental Diving equipment available when advanced request is made
Medical Oxygen & First Aid Oxygen system
Dive Deck Gangway is on second deck with wide alleyways

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