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Duration: 8 DAYS/7 NIGHTS
Price: From €1249, based on shared cabin, full board
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MV Virgo (before Ark Venture) is part of the “Constellation Fleet” -one of the most professional dive operators in the Maldives. Constellation fleet operates 6 boats which makes it the most successful boat operator in the Maldives. MV Virgo is 105 feet long and 30 feet wide, with 15 berths over eight en-suite guest rooms. The constellation Fleet has always a Western cruise director on board who is also dive instructor. Besides the cruise director there are 1 or 2 Maldivian dive guides on the boat.

Routes and Itineraries

Best of Maldives

Day 1 – Pick up and Check In from 13 PM, Male Airport
Day 2 – Dive North Male Atoll, Cross to Rasdhoo
Day 3 – Dive Rasdhoo & North Ari Atoll (Grey Reef Sharks and Hammerhead Sharks)
Day 4 – North Ari Atoll (Mantas and Famous Maaya Thila Night Dive)
Day 5 – South Ari Atoll (Mantas & Whalesharks)
Day 6 – South Ari & Male Atolls (Sharks and Pelagic Action), Desert Island Dinner
Day 7 – South Male Atoll (Pelagic Action), Male City Tour
Day 8 – Check out 7 & 9 am, Male Airport

BY SPECIAL REQUEST FOR CHARTERS:

Manta Madness
Season: August – October

Day 1 – Pick up and Check In from 13 PM, Male Airport
Day 2 – Dive North Male Atoll Cross to Baa Atoll
Day 3 – Baa Atoll Hanifaru Bay Area
Day 4 – Baa Atoll Hanifaru Bay Area, Cross to Rasdhoo
Day 5 – Dive Rasdhoo & North Ari Atoll (Grey Reef Sharks and Hammerhead Sharks)
Day 6 – North Ari Atoll (Mantas and Famous Maaya Thila Night Dive)
Day 7 – North Male Atoll Manta Point, Male City Tour
Day 8 – Check out 7 & 9 am, Male Airport

Deep South (Min 10 nights)
Season: February-March
Area Toured: Huvadhoo

Day 1 – Meet and Greet Kahdheedhoo Airport, Gaafu Dhaalu Atoll
Day 2 – Dive Thinadhoo Area, Dhevadhoo Area, Villingilli Area. Anchor Whaleshark spot
Day 3 – Vilingilli Kandu Area
Day 4 – Nilandhoo Kandu Area. Night Dive Hyatt Reef
Day 5 – Mareehaa Kandu Area
Day 6 – Gazeera Thila, Vaadhoo Corner, Vaadhoo Thila
Day 7- Mareehaa Kandu Area
Day 8 – Kondey Kandu Area
Day 9 – Mareehaa Kandu Area. Cross to Kahdheedhoo
Day 10 – Depart from Kahdheedhoo Airport, Gaafu Dhaalu Atoll

South Central
Season: January – April
Area Toured: Male, Vaavu, Meemu, Thaa, Laamu

Day 1 – Meet and Greet Male/Kadhdhoo Airport
Day 2 – Dive North and South Male Area
Day 3 – Dive Vaavu Atoll. Beautiful Corals
Day 4 – Dive Vaavu Atoll. Channels with action dives and Night Dive with nurse sharks
Day 5 – Dive Meemu Atoll
Day 6 – Dive Thaa Atoll
Day 7 – Dive Laamu Atoll
Day 8 – Check out at 7&9 am

7 days package onboard MV Virgo includes:

– 3 meals per day, afternoon snacks
– Free Nitrox
– Unlimited drinking water, tea, coffee
– 17 dives per week in total (2-3 dives per day but no diving on the first day of the trip)
– Tanks, weights, Nitrox
– Dive guides service
– All transfers
– Bed Tax
– GST 8% from January 2013
– 1 BBQ night on an uninhabited island (if the weather and route conditions allow)
– Male city tour with local guide (upon request)

 

You will find the availability of the MV Virgo here: MV Virgo Availability

This safari starts with a pickup from the airport, MV Virgo will be anchored in the lagune on the inside of the airport island.