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Deep South Maldives 2024

DEEP SOUTH MALDIVES:

Ideal for the Adventurous Experienced Divers.

 

If you are looking for numerous pelagic life, the Deep South is one of the best routes to experience in Maldives.

 

It has been our constant favourite and every year we repeat this action packed adventure for all our enthusiastic divers.

 

The Maldives is one of the top diving spots with rich sea life and biodiversity.

You can dive with various shark species such as Tigers, Black & White tips, Reef sharks & Whale sharks.

Furthermore, spot different species of rays, scorpion fish, glassfish, Napoleon wrasse, green turtles, beautiful corals, dolphins, and more.

 

Total dives on trip 17 Dives Including - 1/2 Night Dives

Information

We can never get enough of this destination..

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Upper Deck: USD 2440 + 5% GST pp
Lower Deck: USD 2220 + 5% GST pp

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23rd to 30th March, 2024

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Route

Day 1 :

14:00 – Check In & Boat Briefing followed by Lunch

16:00 - Check Dive

19:30 – Dinner

 

Day 2 :

06:30 – Dive 2 Villingili Kandu

08:30 – Breakfast

10:30 – Dive 3 Kooddoo Kandu

12:00 – Lunch

18:30 – Dive 4 Whale Shark Night Dive

19:30 – Dinner

 

Day 3 :

06:30 – Dive 5 Kuredhoo Kandu

08:30 – Breakfast

10:30 – Dive 6 Nilandhoo Kandu

12:00 – Lunch

14:30: – Dive 7 Dhandhoo Kandu

19:30 – Dinner

 

Day 4 :

06:30 – Dive 8 Mareha Kandu

08:30 – Breakfast

10:30 – Dive 9 Kondey Kandu

12:00 – Lunch

14:30 – Dive 10 Kondey Goral Gardens

19:30 – BBQ Dinner

 

Day 5 :

07:00 – Dive 11 Gemanafushi Canyon

08:30 – Breakfast

10:30 – Dive 12 Gemanafushi Kandu

12:00 – Lunch

14:30 – Dive 13 Gemanafushi Coral Garden

19:30 – Dinner
 

 

Day 6 :

07:30 - Dive 14 at Fuvahmulah South Corner

08:30 – Breakfast

10:00 – Dive 15 at Tiger Zoo

12:00 – Lunch

13:30 – Dive 16 at North End for Mantas

15:00 – Cruise to Addu

19:30 – Dinner & Anchor at Addu
 

Day 7 :

07:00– Last Dive at Maakandu Manta Point or British Loyalty

08:30– Breakfast

12:00 - Lunch Onboard

14:00 - Visit to local island or option to visit Footrest / bring therapists onboard

19:30 – Dinner
 

 

Day 8 :

07:30 - Breakfast

10:00 - Checkout from Boat

10:30 - Dropoff to airport

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Inclusions

  • Accommodation on twin sharing basis
     

  • Maldivian Government Tax + Green Tax of USD 6 per person per night
     

  • Fuel Tax of USD 175 per person for the Deep South Route
     

  • Full board (3 meals) , Unlimited Mineralized Water
     

  • 3 dives per day (depending on the weather conditions)
     

  • Coffee and Tea, with snacks after dives.
     

  • Tanks and weights
     

  • Island Hopping
     

  • Handline Fishing
     

  • 1 Dive Instructor and 1 Dive Guide
     

  • BBQ dinner on sandy beach OR, on a deserted Island, depending on weather conditions.
     

  • Free airport guide upon arrival & departure
     

  • Free WiFi
     

  • ORCA team members
     

  • Orca trip t shirt
     

  • Trip after movie

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Exclusions

  • Return Domestic Flight for Deep South - 425 USD per person
     

  • Nitrox for the week USD 70 per person
     

  • Service Charge - USD 135 to be paid directly onboard
     

  • Alcoholic Drinks & Soft Drinks
     

  • Equipment Rental
     

  • Indian Taxes
     

  • DIVE and Travel Insurance
     

  • Any courses onboard

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Additionals

  • Internal Flight Ticket
     

  • Equipment Rental @ USD 170 per week for a full set
     

  • Diving and Travel Insurance
     

  • Feeding frenzy dives at Tiger zoo will be conducted by external dive centre at an additional fee

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Payment & Cancellation Policy

  • 50% (+ Taxes) of trip amount to book your spot.
     

  • Balance amount (+Taxes) + internal flight on/before 10th February, 2023.
     

  • 30% of the trip amount is non-refundable.
     

  • Cancellation within 1 month of departure - no refund.
     

  • No shows & Early departures: 100% of the full invoice.

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Good to know

  • Maldives is opening up its borders for tourism from 15th July, 2020.
     

  • Tourists will be granted a 30-days Visa
     

  • Tourists need not submit any medical statement or tests to enter Maldives and tourists showing signs of covid 19 will be tested upon arrival at the travellers expense. A health declaration card will be required as a part of the procedure.
     

  • Testing services are available in the Maldives for passengers who require to show test results to go back to their country.

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Disclaimer

Orca Dive Club will not be responsible for no diving due to weather conditions, for civil unrest, terrorism, strikes, illness, epidemics, accidents, injuries, damage, loss and theft, quarantine, customs regulations, changes in flight itinerary, delays, deportation or refusal of entry by immigration authorities and in case of any cancellation or changes to itinerary by the Local Government. For qualified divers, you are expected to be able to dive to a standard as per the certification and experience requirements outlined. You are responsible for your own and your buddy’s safety during the dive.

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