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Amba Liveaboard Maldives Scuba Diving
Type Liveaboard
Departs from Dharavandhoo / Hanimaadhoo / Ifuru / Male
No. of guests 20
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Prices from: 1,476 USD
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Amba is a Maldives diving liveaboard yacht that stands out from the others for one very special reason: it sails around untouched dive sites that most others never visit. This is not the only reason to choose Amba over our other diving Maldives liveaboard boats, because the boat and its team are both professional and friendly, meaning that every moment spent on board is one to remember forever.

Starting with the accommodation, Amba has 10 guest 2-pax cabins meaning that up to 20 guests can join each Maldives diving safari. All are air conditioned and have private en suite bathrooms & windows. Three of the cabins are on the upper deck, with the remaining seven on the lower deck. The upper deck’s three cabins include one double, one twin bunk and the master suite, which has its own private balcony/sundeck as well as panoramic views of the Indian Ocean. Most of Amba’s lucky guests stay on the lower deck in twin or double bed cabins, some of which actually have a double bed and a single, but all cabins are limited to two guests. Each has its own colourful bathroom, with hot & cold showers.

Communal areas on Amba include indoors and al fresco. While the beautifully decorated saloon, dining room and bar are very welcoming, guests dine outdoors, or enjoy a drink or sunbathe on the several places outside, including shaded and in the sun. The size and layout of Amba is ideal to ensure that everyone can find somewhere comfortable to relax on board, and this can be alone, in pairs, or small or larger groups. The crew are very service-minded and always on hand to offer help. The dive crew are experienced and the whole team have been working together for a long time.

At a length of 33m. Amba is an average size for luxury diving Maldives liveaboard boats. Like most others, there are three indoor decks and a sundeck on top. Unlike most others, Amba’s designers and builders inserting a special stabiliser in the hull to reduce roll when the sea becomes rough. This feature is something that guests never see, and maybe don’t appreciate, but it benefits everyone on board, from those serving or eating food to those who want a good night’s rest during an exciting diving cruise at The Maldives. There are also windbreakers on the sundeck to ensure that guests on sun loungers can enjoy more peace and quiet on these wonderful Maldives diving cruises to some of the most remote atolls and dive sites.

Of course, most Amba guests come to enjoy Maldives diving cruises by actually leaving the luxury of the ship and going diving. On Amba this is very well organised and thought out. To maximise space on the ship, Amba uses two tender boats. This also improves efficiency, convenience and safety. The main one is a large boat known as a Dhoni, and this is where the equipment is stored. Divers enter the sea from the Dhoni, which has several platform exits. At the end of each Maldives scuba diving experience, the Dhoni will be ready to collect divers soon after they return to the surface. This system works very well and ensures that nobody is left waiting too long to be picked up after an exciting Maldives dive.

Amba Prices & Schedule

Amba Diver Prices Overview 2019 / 2020
DestinationsDuration Standard lower deck Standard upper deck Master Suite
North Male, South Male, Ari, Felidho, Rasdhoo,
( 19 Dives)
7D / 7N Standard lower deck1,476 USD Standard upper deck1,545 USD Master Suite2,058 USD
Haa Dhaalu, Haa Alifu,
( 19 Dives)
7D / 7N Standard lower deck1,775 USD Standard upper deck1,822 USD Master Suite2,257 USD
Baa, Lhaviyani, Noonu, Shaviyani, Haa Dhaalu,
( 19 Dives)
7D / 7N Standard lower deck1,822 USD Standard upper deck1,867 USD Master Suite2,303 USD
North Male, Lhaviyani, Baa,
( 19 Dives)
7D / 7N Standard lower deck1,822 USD Standard upper deck1,867 USD Master Suite2,303 USD
Haa Dhaalu, Shaviyani, Noonu, Raa,
( 19 Dives)
7D / 7N Standard lower deck2,143 USD Standard upper deck2,198 USD Master Suite2,710 USD
Haa Dhaalu, Shaviyani, Noonu,
( 28 Dives)
10D / 10N Standard lower deck3,062 USD Standard upper deck3,140 USD Master Suite3,872 USD
Haa Dhaalu, Shaviyani, Noonu,
( 31 Dives)
11D / 11N Standard lower deck3,368 USD Standard upper deck3,454 USD Master Suite4,259 USD
Amba Special Offers Coming Up
15% discount if confirmed by June 30th
North Male, Lhaviyani, Baa,
( 19 Dives)
Departs: 13 Oct 2019
Return: 20 Oct 2019
7D / 7NStandard lower deck1,822 USDStandard upper deck1,867 USDMaster Suite2,303 USD
15% discount if confirmed by June 30th
Baa, Lhaviyani, Noonu, Shaviyani, Haa Dhaalu,
( 19 Dives)
Departs: 20 Oct 2019
Return: 27 Oct 2019
7D / 7NStandard lower deck1,822 USDStandard upper deck1,867 USDMaster Suite2,303 USD
15% discount if confirmed by June 30th
Haa Dhaalu, Haa Alifu,
( 19 Dives)
Departs: 27 Oct 2019
Return: 03 Nov 2019
7D / 7NStandard lower deck1,775 USDStandard upper deck1,822 USDMaster Suite2,257 USD
50% discount for the 2nd diver, if confirmed by Sept. 30th
Haa Dhaalu, Haa Alifu,
( 19 Dives)
Departs: 03 Nov 2019
Return: 10 Nov 2019
7D / 7NStandard lower deck2,089 USDStandard upper deck2,143 USDMaster Suite2,656 USD
50% discount for the 2nd diver, if confirmed by Sept. 30th
Haa Dhaalu, Haa Alifu,
( 19 Dives)
Departs: 10 Nov 2019
Return: 17 Nov 2019
7D / 7NStandard lower deck2,089 USDStandard upper deck2,143 USDMaster Suite2,656 USD
2 nights free if confirmed by Aug. 31st
Haa Dhaalu, Shaviyani, Noonu,
( 28 Dives)
Departs: 17 Nov 2019
Return: 27 Nov 2019
10D / 10NStandard lower deck3,062 USDStandard upper deck3,140 USDMaster Suite3,872 USD
2 nights free if confirmed by Aug. 31st
Haa Dhaalu, Shaviyani, Noonu,
( 31 Dives)
Departs: 27 Nov 2019
Return: 08 Dec 2019
11D / 11NStandard lower deck3,368 USDStandard upper deck3,454 USDMaster Suite4,259 USD
Free single supplement if confirmed by Sept. 30th
Haa Dhaalu, Haa Alifu,
( 19 Dives)
Departs: 08 Dec 2019
Return: 15 Dec 2019
7D / 7NStandard lower deck2,089 USDStandard upper deck2,143 USDMaster Suite2,656 USD
Free single supplement if confirmed by Sept. 30th
Haa Dhaalu, Haa Alifu,
( 19 Dives)
Departs: 15 Dec 2019
Return: 22 Dec 2019
7D / 7NStandard lower deck2,089 USDStandard upper deck2,143 USDMaster Suite2,656 USD
Free
Haa Dhaalu, Haa Alifu,
( 19 Dives)
Departs: 22 Dec 2019
Return: 29 Dec 2019
7D / 7NStandard lower deck2,089 USDStandard upper deck2,143 USDMaster Suite2,656 USD
Free
Haa Dhaalu, Shaviyani, Noonu, Raa,
( 19 Dives)
Departs: 29 Dec 2019
Return: 05 Jan 2020
7D / 7NStandard lower deck2,143 USDStandard upper deck2,198 USDMaster Suite2,710 USD
Free single supplement if confirmed by Sept. 30th
Haa Dhaalu, Shaviyani, Noonu, Raa,
( 19 Dives)
Departs: 05 Jan 2020
Return: 12 Jan 2020
7D / 7NStandard lower deck2,143 USDStandard upper deck2,198 USDMaster Suite2,710 USD
Free single supplement if confirmed by Sept. 30th
Haa Dhaalu, Haa Alifu,
( 19 Dives)
Departs: 12 Jan 2020
Return: 19 Jan 2020
7D / 7NStandard lower deck2,089 USDStandard upper deck2,143 USDMaster Suite2,656 USD
Free single supplement if confirmed by Sept. 30th
Haa Dhaalu, Haa Alifu,
( 19 Dives)
Departs: 19 Jan 2020
Return: 26 Jan 2020
7D / 7NStandard lower deck2,089 USDStandard upper deck2,143 USDMaster Suite2,656 USD
50% discount for the 2nd diver, if confirmed by Sept. 30th
Haa Dhaalu, Haa Alifu,
( 19 Dives)
Departs: 26 Jan 2020
Return: 02 Feb 2020
7D / 7NStandard lower deck2,089 USDStandard upper deck2,143 USDMaster Suite2,656 USD
50% discount for the 2nd diver, if confirmed by Sept. 30th
Haa Dhaalu, Shaviyani, Noonu, Raa,
( 19 Dives)
Departs: 02 Feb 2020
Return: 09 Feb 2020
7D / 7NStandard lower deck2,143 USDStandard upper deck2,198 USDMaster Suite2,710 USD
50% discount for the 2nd diver, if confirmed by Sept. 30th
Haa Dhaalu, Shaviyani, Noonu, Raa,
( 19 Dives)
Departs: 09 Feb 2020
Return: 16 Feb 2020
7D / 7NStandard lower deck2,143 USDStandard upper deck2,198 USDMaster Suite2,710 USD
15% discount if confirmed by June 30th
Haa Dhaalu, Haa Alifu,
( 19 Dives)
Departs: 16 Feb 2020
Return: 23 Feb 2020
7D / 7NStandard lower deck2,089 USDStandard upper deck2,143 USDMaster Suite2,656 USD
15% discount if confirmed by June 30th
Haa Dhaalu, Haa Alifu,
( 19 Dives)
Departs: 23 Feb 2020
Return: 01 Mar 2020
7D / 7NStandard lower deck2,089 USDStandard upper deck2,143 USDMaster Suite2,656 USD
15% discount if confirmed by June 30th
Haa Dhaalu, Haa Alifu,
( 19 Dives)
Departs: 01 Mar 2020
Return: 08 Mar 2020
7D / 7NStandard lower deck2,089 USDStandard upper deck2,143 USDMaster Suite2,656 USD
2 nights free if confirmed by Aug. 31st
Haa Dhaalu, Shaviyani, Noonu,
( 28 Dives)
Departs: 08 Mar 2020
Return: 18 Mar 2020
10D / 10NStandard lower deck3,062 USDStandard upper deck3,140 USDMaster Suite3,872 USD
2 nights free if confirmed by Aug. 31st
Haa Dhaalu, Shaviyani, Noonu,
( 31 Dives)
Departs: 18 Mar 2020
Return: 29 Mar 2020
11D / 11NStandard lower deck3,368 USDStandard upper deck3,454 USDMaster Suite4,259 USD
15% discount if confirmed by June 30th
Haa Dhaalu, Haa Alifu,
( 19 Dives)
Departs: 29 Mar 2020
Return: 05 Apr 2020
7D / 7NStandard lower deck2,089 USDStandard upper deck2,143 USDMaster Suite2,656 USD
50% discount for the 2nd diver, if confirmed by Sept. 30th
Haa Dhaalu, Haa Alifu,
( 19 Dives)
Departs: 05 Apr 2020
Return: 12 Apr 2020
7D / 7NStandard lower deck2,089 USDStandard upper deck2,143 USDMaster Suite2,656 USD
50% discount for the 2nd diver, if confirmed by Sept. 30th
Haa Dhaalu, Haa Alifu,
( 19 Dives)
Departs: 12 Apr 2020
Return: 19 Apr 2020
7D / 7NStandard lower deck2,089 USDStandard upper deck2,143 USDMaster Suite2,656 USD
15% discount if confirmed by June 30th
Haa Dhaalu, Haa Alifu,
( 19 Dives)
Departs: 19 Apr 2020
Return: 26 Apr 2020
7D / 7NStandard lower deck2,089 USDStandard upper deck2,143 USDMaster Suite2,656 USD
15% discount if confirmed by June 30th
Haa Dhaalu, Haa Alifu,
( 19 Dives)
Departs: 26 Apr 2020
Return: 03 May 2020
7D / 7NStandard lower deck2,089 USDStandard upper deck2,143 USDMaster Suite2,656 USD
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Amba Itinerary

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Amba has several itineraries, most of which we try to show in tables below. The boat spends much of the time in the northern atolls, starting or finishing Maldives diving cruises at Hanimaadhoo or Dharavandhoo. Some trips start or finish at Male. Please feel free to ask us about specific itineraries and/or how to get to the departure port.

Amba Facilites, Layout and Specifications

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Facilities Available with Amba
Nitrox Available
En Suite Available
Air con
Dinghy
Courses Available
Free Pickup
WIFI
Single cabins available
Lounge
All Cabins En Suite
AV Entertainment
Vegetarian Food Available
Double Beds Available
Sundeck
Shaded Sundeck
Available to Charter

MV Amba Specifications
Length: 33 Meters.
Beam: 10 Meters.
Number Of Guests: 20.
Gross Weight: 115 Tons.
Engine: 1 X 430 Hp Volvo Penta.
Generators: 3 X Fischer Panda.
Voltage: 380/220V, German Outlet.
Safety Equipment: Fire Alarms In All Rooms.

Amba Courses

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Amba’s team includes some very experienced PADI Instructors, and PADI diving courses are available on request. Please note, that it is important to inform us as early as possible so that we can check availability, give the most up-to-date prices, and prepare the best staff and materials.

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Amba Transfer details

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Free scheduled transfers from & back to the LOCAL / NEAREST airports on departure and return dates. Many of Amba’s itineraries start or end in the north of The Maldives. Therefore domestic flights to or from Hanimaadhoo or Dharavandhoo are necessary. The price of these flights is not included in the cruise, but the Amba team are able & happy to take care of the bookings on behalf of guests.

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