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Maldives ... idyllic coral atolls ...  engaging manta rays, sharks & whalesharks, too

Reefs, pinnacles, and intriguing channels ... colourful soft corals ...hammerheads, reef sharks, whalesharks, mantas and eagle rays .... plus some great macro dives..   Questions for us ?    Use the contact form to send us a note   ......  Cheers, Dom

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Carpe Novo ... 2017 Savings

Maldives Carpe Novo Gr Deals Set 475x425 2 Anniversary sale ... Save $800
7 nights  from $1491
September 9  ...  September 16

Save $433 per person
November 25   &   December 2
December 9   &   December 16
December 23
Now from from $1,863


Dives in the Maldives are 100 feet or less in depth.   Diving around the thilas which rise from the bottom to a coral-encrusted, flat-ish top is similar to wall diving.  Often the safety stop is done at the top of the thila, which allows you to continue diving during the safety stop. Due to these geologial formations, most dives include blue water action in addition corals & critters & reef fish.   Carpe Novo details

Carpe Vita Explorer - Save up to $800

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Anniversary sale ... Save $800
10 nights  from $1520
September 17 - 27

Save $420 -  7 nights
November 26  ...  December 3

Your underwater adventures in the Maldives will include sea mounts (called thilas) which are found outside & inside channels. Those inside the channel normally have a strong current & the most interesting sea life.  Diving around the thilas, which rise from the bottom to a coral-encrusted top between 10 and 50 feet in circumference, is similar to wall diving. You'll get big animals and critters, too! 

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Duke of York ... Manta Trust Program

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Duke of York at Baa & Ari Atolls 
September 4 - 11  &  October 16 - 23   
7-night trips
$1980 + Green tax $42 + free Nitrox

Timed to coincide with the strongest monsoon winds & lunar currents, which influence the movements & feeding habits of manta rays, this trip will use the knowledge of Manta Trust experts to find the feeding aggregations, identify the individuals & allow divers to immerse themselves in a manta feeding-frenzy.  The luxurious Duke of York provides all the creature-comforts you desire while on this unique adventure.  

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NEW Maldives Aggressor ... Save in 2017 & 2018

Maldives NEW Aggressor II Gr Deals Set 475x425

Save $300
All available dates
December 3, 2017 through March 28, 2018
book by August 18
Save 25% in 2018
March 28 - 4  &  April 4 - 14

The new 135-foot Maldives Aggressor II features comfortable facilities, a wide beam & capacity for up to 22 divers.  She offers Best of Maldives & Far South Atolls itineraries.   Best of Maldives cruises will include everything Maldives is known for: tiny nudibranchs and hard to spot ghostpipe fish  ... eels, turtles, big schools of snappers & fusiliers ...plus the reef sharks, manta rays and whale sharks which can be seen all year round.

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Manta Trust Program

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The Manta Trust takes a multidisciplinary approach to the worldwide conservation of manta rays and their habitat through dedicated science and research projects.

One core focus of the Manta Trust expeditions is ensuring that divers leave at the end of the trip with an increased awareness of the threats facing the manta population worldwide ...  as well as increased knowledge of how to help.

On-board workshops allow divers to develop the skills necessary to identify the animals they see on a Manta Trust trip ... and to continue the work on future dive trips by submitting photos on-line to the Manta Trust’s global database.

The Manta Trust operates projects all around the world in top manta ray dive destinations. At each of these locations the project leaders have the expertise to ensure that divers receive an enriching experience.

We will bring you 2018 Manta Trust Expeditions as soon as possible .... but, please don't hesitate to contact us for more information in the meantime.

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