Adora Liveaboard, Maldives


MV Adora is a 37 by 10-meter tri-deck fibre yacht, off custom design for maximum tranquillity at sea. We specialize in ultimate and carefree diving holidays, with all the comforts one would expect from a luxury hotel. The English-speaking crew is trained to provide a demanding clientele with personalized and professional service. Divers and non-diving company receive equal attention and will have plenty to enjoy. Our stunning itineraries include the Northern Maldives, Ari Atoll, South Male, North Male and the Southern Atolls. Cruises are 8 to 12 days.


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Included: VAT, Accommodation, Complimentary toiletries, Transfers/pickups from airport, Tanks, Weights, Belts, Dive master services, All meals, Towels Provided

Excluded: Dive rental gear, Alcoholic drinks, additional dives (USD 65 per dive per person), 12 GST tax for onboard services, Early boarding Fee US$90 + GST per person per night (only on availability) / Fuel Surcharge: In case the crude oil price reaches USD 105 per barrel on the international market / Green tax: USD 6 per person per night will be added to invoice / Down South Cruise fuel surcharge of USD10 per person per night


Adora Liveaboard has 11 cabins and can accommodate up to 21 guests. Each room has an en-suite bathroom, individually controlled air-conditioning, windows, TV, cabinets and room service. 6 standard cabins (9 sqm) have a choice of single or double beds. 4 ocean view suites (12 sqm) on the upper deck have a private balcony and a double and a single bed. 1 superior single cabin (8 sqm) on the middle deck is available for an individual passenger.


Our cabins offer first class comfort during your private time. Communal spaces include a roomy indoor salon featuring a bar and restaurant. This is a stylishly designed leisure area where multi-media entertainment, free Wi-Fi internet and a library are at your disposal. Our beautiful sundeck with cushioned lounge chairs offers shaded and sunny relaxing opportunities.


Delicious meals (breakfast, lunch and dinner) are served in convenient buffet style. The kitchen will introduce you to the local tastes of the Maldives, India and Sri Lanka. For those who prefer western cuisine, our chefs will prepare a great variety of international dishes. In between snacks are available throughout the day. Barbecues and picnics on deserted islands are often enjoyed during our cruises. Dietary restrictions can be catered for if Adora is notified in advance.


Diving the Maldives atolls is a wonderful experience. It allows you to discover soft corals with their colourful inhabitants. Chances are you will encounter manta rays, whale sharks and schools of hammerheads. A special dive-dhoni will bring you and your guide to the sites of your choice. All the amenities that facilitate your dive are present, including nitrox, a rental shop and the opportunity to join courses. For those who prefer to stay at the surface, the Adora offers optional activities, such as island hopping, snorkelling, surfing and fishing.


These are example itineraries to give you an indication of the liveaboard cruises. The final cruise might be different due to weather, sea conditions and/or guest experience. The final call is always with the boat manager and the captain of the liveaboard. This to ensure your safety as well as to give you a dive holiday never to forget.

Best of Maldives
  • Departure Port: Male
  • Return Port: Male
  • Length: 7 Days / 6 Nights (Approximately 15 dives in total)
  • Experience level: Advanced Open Water – 30 minimum logged dives required.

Day 1:

Arrival Day.

  • Dive 1: Kurumba House Reef, North Malé (Check Dive)
  • Anchorage: Vellasaru – North Malé

Day 2:

  • Dive 1: Vaadhoo Caves, South Malé
    (trevally, tuna and eagle rays)
  • Dive 2: Kadooma Thila, South Malé
    (big-eye trevally, red bass, tunas, barracudas, eagle ray, reef sharks, big green turtles)
  • Dive 3: Alimathaa House Reef (Night Dive), Felidhu
    (nurse sharks. different kinds of stingrays, giant trevallies)
  • Anchorage: Near Alimathaa

Day 3:

  • Dive 1: Miyaru Kandu, Felidhu
    (sharks and other big fishes)
  • Dive 2: Dhevana Kandu, Felidhu
    (Pelagic fish, Sharks)
  • Dive 3: Kudhima Wreck, South Ari
    (Batfish, puffer fish, boxfish, lionfish, sponges, sea squirts and corals)
  • Dive 4: Rangali Madivaru, South Ari
    (Manta Point)
  • Anchorage

Day 4:

  • Dive 1: Maamigili Beyru, South Ari
    (Moray eels, lionfish and nudibranchs, eagle rays, mantas and whale sharks)
  • Dive 2: Dhigurah Beyru, South Ari
  • Dive 3: Kuda Rah Thila, South Ari
    (Soft corals, gorgonian fan corals, blue striped snappers, turtles and napoleons)
  • Dive 4: Rangeli, South Ari
  • Anchorage: Raidhigga (BQQ)

Day 5:

  • Dive 1: Dhiga Thila, South Ari
  • Dive 2: Panettone, North Ari
    (Gray reef, white tip sharks,barracuda, tuna, and travallies)
  • Dive 3: Moofushi Corner, North Ari
    (Manta point)

Day 6:

  • Dive 1: Hafsa Thila, North Ari
    (grey reef sharks, octopi and crustaceans, eagle ray, bluefish and batfish)
  • Dive 2: Rasdhoo Madivaru, North Ari
    (hammerhead sharks, mantas and other large pelagics)
  • Anchorage: Rasdhoo

Day 7:

Departure by 10 am

Best of Southern Atolls

Departure Port: Male
Return Port: Gan International Airport, Addu
Length: 11 Days / 10 Nights (Approximately 26 dives in total)
Experience level: Advanced Open Water – 50 minimum logged dives required.

Day 1:

Dive: 1 Kurumba House Reef, North Male’ (check dive)
Anchorage: Near Vaadhoo

Day 2:

Dive 1: Vaadhoo Caves, South Male’
Dive 2: Guraidhoo Kandu, South Male’
Dive 3: Alimatha House Reef, Vaavu Atoll (night dive)
Anchorage: Near Alimathaa

Day 3:

Dive 1: Miyaru Kandu, Vaavu
Dive 2: Vahhuravalhi Kandu, Meemu
Dive 3: Dhigaru Kandu, Meemu
Anchorage: Near Mulaku

Day 4:

Dive 1: Muli Kandu, Meemu
Dive 2: Kurali Manta Point, Meemu
Dive 3: Olhugiri Kandu, Thaa
Anchorage near Kalhu Fala

Day 5:

Dive 1: Dhiya Migili Kandu Thaa
Dive 2: Fushi Kandu, Laamu
Dive 3: Hithadhoo Manta Point, Laamu
Anchorage Maamendhoo

Day 6:

Dive 1: Villingili Kandu, Gaafu Alif
Dive 2: Koodhoo Kandu, Gaafu Alif
Dive 3: Nilandhoo Coral Garden, Gaafu Alif
Anchorage near Bodhoo
Night Whale Shark (Snorkeling)

Day 7:

Dive 1: Gemanafushi Out, Gaaafu Alifi
Dive 2: Maarehaa Kandu, Gaafu Alif
Dive 3: Kondey Kandu, Gaafu Alif
Anchorage near Maareha

Day 8:

Dive 1: Foamulah South, Foamulah
Dive 2: Foamulah South, Foamulah
Dive 3: Foamulah West, Foamulah
Anchorage near Foamulah Harbour

Day 9:

Dive 1: Foamulah South, Foamulah
Dive 2: Maakandu Manta Point, Addu
Dive 3: Maakandu Beyru, Addu
Anchorage Addu Lagoon

Day 10:

Dive: 1. Kottey, Addu
Afternoon City Tour
Day 11: Departure early morning from Gan International Airport, Addu

This route is good from NORTH EAST monsoon (Dec to Apr) Itinerary may change depending on weather, current & other conditions while travelling.

Atolls visited: North Male’, South Male’, Vaavu, North Ari, Meemu, Thaa, Laamu, Gaafu Alif, Foamulah, Addu Atoll

South Mania

Departure Port: Addu

Return Port: Addu

Length: 8 Days / 7 Nights (Approximately 21 dives in total)
Experience level: Open Water – 50 minimum logged dives required.
Atolls visited: Addu, Foamulah, Gaafu Alif

Day 1

Dive: 1 Maakandu (check dive)


Day 2

Dive: 1. Maakadu, Manta Point’

Dive: 2. Foamulah South


Day 3

Dive: 1. Gema Out (Blue)

Dive: 2. Nilandhoo South

Dive: 3. Nilandhoo Coral Garden


Day 4

Dive: 1. Villigili Kandu

Dive: 2. Koodoo Kandu

Dive: 3. Niladhoo north


Day 5

Dive: 1. Vodemola Kandu

Dive: 2. Dive Coral Garden

Dive: 3. Dive Marehaa


Day 6

Dive: 1. Foamulah out

Dive: 2. Foamulah out

Dive: 3. Addu


Day 7

Dive: 1. • Last dive of the week, Addu


Day 8

Departure early morning from Gan International Airport, Addu

This route is good from NORTH EAST monsoon (Dec to Apr)

Itinerary may change depending on weather, current &other conditions while


Marine Life

Gaafu Alif (Huvadhoo): Whale Sharks, Tiger sharks, Blacktip &Whitetip Reef Sharks, Bigeye Trevally,

Foamulah: Mantas, Rare Sharks – Thresher, Tiger &Oceanic Whitetip

Addu: Manta rays, Grey Reef Sharks

  • Year built:2014
  • Length:123
  • Beam:34
  • Cruising speed:12 knots
  • Engines:600 hp Doosan
  • Max guests:21
  • Number of cabins:11
  • Number of bathrooms:11
  • Water capacity:22 tonnes
  • Fuel capacity:10000 litres
  • Freshwater maker:20 tonnes per day
  • GPS
  • Radio VHF/DSC/SSB
  • Life Vests
  • Fire Alarm &Fire Extinguishers
  • Oxygen
  • First Aid Kits
  • Fishfinder
  • Satellite &mobile phones
  • Bilge pump alarm
  • Search light
  • Engine room CCTV
  • Crew trained in first aid