Ari Queen

Ari Queen Liveaboard, Maldives

Enjoy the exotic marine life, stunning white-sand beaches, and the Maldives’ ultimate holiday experience with the spacious and affordable Ari Queen Liveaboard. With diving trips being offered around the year, you can plan an unforgettable vacation or getaway in the Maldives’ legendary atolls at any time of the year.

Since its launch in 2009, Ari Queen has been successfully arranging the finest diving holiday to some of the incredible diving sites in the Maldives without straining your resources, giving you the chance to explore exceptionally diverse marine life abundant with manta rays, whale shark, nurse sharks, and thrilling Pelagic sightings.

This liveaboard provides a variety of opportunities to enjoy and relax onboard, as well as brilliant diving experiences under the water with the help of a professionally trained crew.

Accommodation

Ari Queen liveaboard is 33m long and 100m wide, making it a very spacious cruise that can easily host 24 guests in 12 cozy and stylishly designed cabins, which are situated on different levels of decks (6 standard twin cabins on lower deck, 2 Deluxe cabins on the main deck, and 2 Suites on upper deck).

All the cabins have individually controlled air conditioning, en-suite bathrooms, warm water showers, wardrobe, and storage space, to provide a 4-star lodging experience. Deluxe and Suites can also enjoy a 32” flat-screen TV, a mini-fridge, and spectacular views of the ocean straight from the windows in the comfort of your cabins.

Standard Cabin

Standard Cabin

Room size: -
Max. occupancy: 2
Beds: Double Bed and Bunkbed
Private bathroom: 1
Air conditioning: 1
WiFi in the room:
Deluxe Cabin

Deluxe Cabin

Room size: -
Max. occupancy: 2
Beds: Double Bed
Private bathroom: 1
Air conditioning: 1
WiFi in the room:
Suite

Suite

Room size: -
Max. occupancy: 2
Beds: Double Bed or 2 Single Beds
Private bathroom: 1
Air conditioning: 1
WiFi in the room:

Comfort

Stylishly built to provide a comfortable sailing experience, Ari Queen provides its guests with several entertainment activities other than diving. The deck has both open-air and air-conditioned places to let you relax by watching your favorite movie on the TV while having your favorite drink. You can also have access to the internet for uploading your photos on social media.

There are a good-sized dive deck and a shaded sundeck with sufficient sun protection for those looking to bask in the sun in between the dives or view sunrises and sunsets to enjoy the cruising experience in the beautiful Maldives waters fully.

Catering

The indoor air-conditioned saloon at the main deck exudes style and class. It provides comfortable lounging for dining where a combination of extremely delectable local and international cuisine is served three times a day.

Other than the meals, You can enjoy snacks and drinks all day long. There is an open-air mini bar on the upper deck where the guests can have the best of both worlds by enjoying drinks and ocean views together any time of the day.

One of the best experiences this trip offers is a BBQ dinner at the beach, where you can enjoy the best sunset of your life in the most surreal ambiance on the spellbinding island of the Indian Ocean.

Diving

Ari Queen offers a total of 17 dives per week around a number of the Maldivian central atolls, which can include a night dive. 20 divers are guided by three diving instructors trained and well-versed in English to cater to your diving needs.

The dive boat is fully equipped with compressors, a first aid kit, and oxygen to help you with a safe, smooth and comfortable diving experience. The Dive Dhoni provides ample space for sun lovers, a good-sized dive deck, and freshwater showers. Ari Queen Liveaboard can provide diving equipment on rent too.

The diving excursions are specially planned for the avid divers to various spectacular diving sights abundant with Whale sharks, nurse sharks, Mantas, rays & turtles, and so many other marine life varieties, vibrant reefs, and corals.

You can contact the dive operators if you wish to have the best diving holiday of your life!

Destinations

Maldives

Central Atolls

Specifications

Year built: 2009

Length: 33m

Beam: 9m

Top speed: 14knots

Engines: 380 HPS Commins

Max guests: 24

Number of cabins: 12

Number of bathrooms: 12

Water capacity: 9000L per day

Fuel capacity: 6000L per day

NAVIGATION, COMMUNICATION, AND SAFETY FEATURES

Radar

Depth Sounder

GPS

Radio VHF/DSC/SSB

Emergency Rafts

Life Vests

Fire Alarm & Fire Extinguishers

Oxygen

First Aid Kits

Fishfinder

Satellite & mobile phones

Searchlight

Crew trained in first aid

Ari Queen Liveaboard offers year-round dive safaris around the classic route of the Central Atolls in the Maldives. Book now pay later.

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Available trips

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31 Jul 2021
Classic Central
Arrival: 31 Jul 2021
Departure: 07 Aug 2021
Days/nights: 8 Days / 7Nights
Classic Central

During the winter season, our cruises start and end in Male. Diving activities are concentrated on five atolls from North Male, South Male, Rasdhoo, Ari Atoll, and Felidhoo or sometimes Meemu. The very popular night dives with Manta rays and Nurse sharks are included in the one-week itinerary. The Maldives has a tropical climate year-round with warm temperatures and a great deal of sunshine. Diving is a year-round activity, but different times of the year offer different advantages. Liveaboard diving is, without a doubt, the best way to see the best of the Maldives.

07 Aug 2021
Classic Central
Arrival: 07 Aug 2021
Departure: 14 Aug 2021
Days/nights: 8 Days / 7Nights
Classic Central

During the winter season, our cruises start and end in Male. Diving activities are concentrated on five atolls from North Male, South Male, Rasdhoo, Ari Atoll, and Felidhoo or sometimes Meemu. The very popular night dives with Manta rays and Nurse sharks are included in the one-week itinerary. The Maldives has a tropical climate year-round with warm temperatures and a great deal of sunshine. Diving is a year-round activity, but different times of the year offer different advantages. Liveaboard diving is, without a doubt, the best way to see the best of the Maldives.

21 Aug 2021
Classic Central
Arrival: 21 Aug 2021
Departure: 28 Aug 2021
Days/nights: 8 Days / 7Nights
Classic Central

During the winter season, our cruises start and end in Male. Diving activities are concentrated on five atolls from North Male, South Male, Rasdhoo, Ari Atoll, and Felidhoo or sometimes Meemu. The very popular night dives with Manta rays and Nurse sharks are included in the one-week itinerary. The Maldives has a tropical climate year-round with warm temperatures and a great deal of sunshine. Diving is a year-round activity, but different times of the year offer different advantages. Liveaboard diving is, without a doubt, the best way to see the best of the Maldives.

04 Sep 2021
Classic Central
Arrival: 04 Sep 2021
Departure: 11 Sep 2021
Days/nights: 8 Days / 7Nights
Classic Central

During the winter season, our cruises start and end in Male. Diving activities are concentrated on five atolls from North Male, South Male, Rasdhoo, Ari Atoll, and Felidhoo or sometimes Meemu. The very popular night dives with Manta rays and Nurse sharks are included in the one-week itinerary. The Maldives has a tropical climate year-round with warm temperatures and a great deal of sunshine. Diving is a year-round activity, but different times of the year offer different advantages. Liveaboard diving is, without a doubt, the best way to see the best of the Maldives.

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