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Duration: 11 days/10 nights
Location: Maldives, centre Atolls: North & South Male, Ari and Vaavu Atolls
Price: €1599 based on shared cabin, full board
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The True Maldives originally founded and developed by Bas (also the founder of this company) is one of the leading safari organizers in the Maldives. TTM has an almost impeccable track record and is  nowadays run by Remco and Marco. TTM organizes mainly 10 day safaris to be able to sail out of sync with other safari boats who mainly organize 1 week trips. This is a huge advantage as you will have most divesites for yourself and this will also give you more freedom in finding whale sharks or doing some more manta- or shark dives. The last couple of years the manta night dives have become very popular just as a night dive with dozens of nurse sharks.

Don’t expect a Jacuzzi or  spa on board, Dinasha is about diving! That having said, the crew on board has been working together for a long time and they are among the best crews we has ever encountered. Dinasha has an extremely experienced captain and a great chef from Nepal.

Dinasha offers space for 14 guests (7 cabins) and is refurbished in 2014 with a new air conditioning system and a new soundproof generator, all the rooms were rebuild in 2018 (!). The Dinasha has 6 crew and 2 crew on the Dhoni (the accompanying boat that is used for diving).

TTM offers 3 dives per day except the first and last diving day (each 1 dive). This means in a 10 day safari you will do 26 dives (if weather permitting).

 

Below an impression of the diving on board with TTM, made by one of the guests during a trip in September 2014, a picture says more than a thousand words.

 

11 days 10 nights
1599Eur/person
11 days, 10 nights on MS Dinasha (fullboard based on shared cabin)
free coffee & tea & snacks & unlimited water
26 dives (if weather permitting)
Including 12% GST
Excluding 6USD per night green tax

 

The schedule of MS Dinasha operated by The True Maldives are (status 26 feb 2020):

CRUISE 1  2020 11 Days / 10 Nights 20-09 till 30-09 OPTIONAL

CRUISE 2  2020 11 Days / 10 Nights 30-09 till 10-10 14 spaces left

CRUISE 3  2020 11 Days / 10 Nights 10-10 till 20-10 FULL

CRUISE 4  2020 11 Days / 10 Nights 20-10 till 30-10 FULL

CRUISE 5  2020 11 Days / 10 Nights 30-10 till 09-11 6 spaces

CRUISE 6  2020 11 Days / 10 Nights 09-11 till 19-11 FULL

CRUISE 7  2020 11 Days / 10 Nights 19-11 till 29-11 OPTIONAL

 

The safari starts with a pickup from the airport (25 minutes by boat). Dinasha will be anchored in the lagoon on the inside of Hulhumale, the airport island.