Princess Rani

PRINCESS RANI Maldives: LEISURE AND EXCITEMENT

MV Princess Rani is an outstanding wooden motor yacht built in 2008 in the Maldives. It is part of the Macana liveaboard fleet, owned and operated by an experienced Italian team.

The vessel is equipped with stabilizers and ultra-silent engines for comfortable navigation on the Indian Ocean. Diving safaris of 8-10 days are scheduled to all the Maldives’ exciting dive sites, choosing the best itineraries each time of the year.

The Princess Rani is also available as a charter. She specializes in wedding arrangements with romantic ceremonies in breathtaking locations.

Accommodation

Princess Rani Maldives has 11 cabins. 4 upper deck large double bed cabins, five lower deck triples, and two lower deck doubles for a total of 22 passengers.

All have a private bathroom with hot and cold water showers, are individually climatized, and have comfortable canopy beds for maximum privacy.

Rooms are suitable for everybody, including solo travelers and families with children of all ages.

Triple Cabin

Triple Cabin

Room size: -
Max. occupancy: 3
Beds: Queen and Single
Private bathroom: 1
Air conditioning: 1
WiFi in the room: 1
Double Cabin

Double Cabin

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

Comfort

An international crew of 13 speaks English and Italian and offers attentive and discrete service. Guests have a choice of numerous indoor and outdoor leisure areas, including three sun decks and a whirlpool.

The cool lounge features a bar, Wi-Fi internet, TV, DVD, computers, and a library. Therapeutic body and spirit treatments are available at our wellness center.

We have an onboard babysitting service and animation team for youngsters.

Catering

A cruise with one of the princesses of the Macana fleet is also a memorable gastronomical experience. The chef prepares a fusion of Asian and Italian delights, served as appetizing buffets.

The special pastry chef spoils the guests with sweet and savory in-betweens, fresh bread, and great pizzas. A barbecue on a deserted tropical island can be part of the culinary fun. Children and vegetarians will have plenty to feast on.

We can cater to people with special diets with prior notice.

Diving

The Maldives belong to the top of the scuba diving destinations in the world. The enormous variety of underwater sceneries and lifeforms will blow the mind of every spectator. Regardless of the level of diving skills, there is plenty to experience for everyone.

You can anticipate seeing whale sharks, manta rays, and several species of reef sharks on many of the dive spots.

Children can join in snorkel safaris and even participate in a ‘try dive’ with European instructors. The advanced divers can use nitrox and partake in thrilling drift dives.

Divemasters and dhoni’s assure surface coverage at all times. Special courses and rental equipment are available. Alternative sportive and leisure activities will be proposed.

SPECIFICATIONS

Year built: 2008

Length: 35 meters

Beam: 11 meters

Cruising speed: 11 knots

Engines: 1000HP Daewoo

Max guests: 22

Number of cabins: 10

Number of bathrooms: 10

Tenders: 1 Dhoni and one dive tender

Water capacity: 3’000 liters

Fuel capacity: 4’000 liters

NAVIGATION, COMMUNICATION, AND SAFETY FEATURES

 Radar

 GPS

 Radio VHF/DSC/SSB

 Emergency Rafts

 Life Vests

 Fire Alarm &Fire Extinguishers

 Oxygen

 First Aid Kits

 Satellite &mobile phones

 Crew trained in first aid

 Emergency flares

MV Princess Rani is a luxury liveaboard that offers year-round diving cruises around the Central Atolls and Deep South of the Maldives.

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23 Oct 2021
Classic Maldives
$ 1233 31% discount
Arrival: 23 Oct 2021
Departure: 30 Oct 2021
Days/nights: 8 Days / 7 Nights
Classic Maldives

It is the aim to show you the most beautiful dive spots in the Maldives. The itineraries are flexible and are designed day by day depending on what you want to see. In order to do this, it is necessary to adapt our routes according to the season, available time and current weather reports. That is why Princess Dhonkamana, Princess Handy and Princess Rani do not follow fixed routes, but rather tailor each safari route to make the best possible trip.

Please trust the experienced crews to choose the right route; the crew has years of experience in servicing and they know how to make the most out of each cruise. At the start of each safari, a rough route will be confirmed, followed by daily briefings on what specific dive sites will be visited. Before each dive, you will be thoroughly briefed and shown a map of the dive site.

Atolls visited include North Male, South Male, Ari Atoll and Felidu Atoll.

Check-in: From 11 am up until 11 pm (airport transfers after 1 pm will incur a 50EUR surcharge per person).

Check Out: Morning 7:00 am (breakfast will be provided).

All clients going to Macana boats and arriving independently at the airport to be at the meeting point at 9:30 AM.

Marine Life: Large pelagic fish (sharks, eagles rays, tuna), turtles, reef fish, butterfly, tropical corvine, groupers, skates and napoleon fish.

The last dive will be on the penultimate day of the trip at around 9 am. Divers are recommended to wait for 24 hours before flying after the last dive.

PLEASE NOTE: Should the minimum number of guests to guarantee this departure not be reached, the operator might rebook the guests to their sister boat with the same quality standards and doing the same itinerary.

06 Nov 2021
Tiger Shark Cruise (Addu-Fuvahmulah-Addu)
Arrival: 06 Nov 2021
Departure: 13 Nov 2021
Days/nights: 8 Days / 7 Nights
Tiger Shark Cruise (Addu-Fuvahmulah-Addu)

It is the aim to show you the most beautiful dive spots in the Maldives. The itineraries are flexible and are designed day by day depending on what you want to see. In order to do this, it is necessary to adapt our routes according to the season, available time, and current weather reports. That is why Princess Dhonkamana, Princess Handy, and Princess Rani do not follow fixed routes but rather tailor each safari route to make the best possible trip.

Please trust the experienced crews to choose the right route; the crew has years of experience in service, and they know how to make the most out of each cruise. At the start of each safari, a rough route will be confirmed, followed by daily briefings on what specific dive sites will be visited. Before each dive, you will be thoroughly briefed and shown a map of the dive site.

Atolls visited include North Male, South Male, Ari Atoll, and Felidu Atoll.

Check-in: From 11 am up until 11 pm (airport transfers after 1 pm will incur a 50EUR surcharge per person).

Check Out: Morning 7:00 am (breakfast will be provided).

All clients are going to Macana boats and arriving independently at the airport to be at the meeting point at 9:30 AM.

Marine Life: Large pelagic fish (sharks, eagles, rays, tuna), turtles, reef fish, butterflyfish, tropical corvine, groupers, skates, and napoleon fish.

The last dive will be on the penultimate day of the trip at around 9 am. Divers are recommended to wait for 24 hours before flying after the last dive.

PLEASE NOTE: Should the minimum number of guests to guarantee this departure not be reached, the operator might rebook the guests to their sister boat with the same quality standards and doing the same itinerary

13 Nov 2021
Tiger Shark Cruise (Addu-Fuvahmulah-Addu)
Arrival: 13 Nov 2021
Departure: 20 Nov 2021
Days/nights: 8 Days / 7 Nights
Tiger Shark Cruise (Addu-Fuvahmulah-Addu)

It is the aim to show you the most beautiful dive spots in the Maldives. The itineraries are flexible and are designed day by day depending on what you want to see. In order to do this, it is necessary to adapt our routes according to the season, available time, and current weather reports. That is why Princess Dhonkamana, Princess Handy, and Princess Rani do not follow fixed routes but rather tailor each safari route to make the best possible trip.

Please trust the experienced crews to choose the right route; the crew has years of experience in service, and they know how to make the most out of each cruise. At the start of each safari, a rough route will be confirmed, followed by daily briefings on what specific dive sites will be visited. Before each dive, you will be thoroughly briefed and shown a map of the dive site.

Atolls visited include North Male, South Male, Ari Atoll, and Felidu Atoll.

Check-in: From 11 am up until 11 pm (airport transfers after 1 pm will incur a 50EUR surcharge per person).

Check Out: Morning 7:00 am (breakfast will be provided).

All clients are going to Macana boats and arriving independently at the airport to be at the meeting point at 9:30 AM.

Marine Life: Large pelagic fish (sharks, eagles, rays, tuna), turtles, reef fish, butterflyfish, tropical corvine, groupers, skates, and napoleon fish.

The last dive will be on the penultimate day of the trip at around 9 am. Divers are recommended to wait for 24 hours before flying after the last dive.

PLEASE NOTE: Should the minimum number of guests to guarantee this departure not be reached, the operator might rebook the guests to their sister boat with the same quality standards and doing the same itinerary

20 Nov 2021
Tiger Shark Cruise (Addu-Fuvahmulah-Addu)
Arrival: 20 Nov 2021
Departure: 27 Nov 2021
Days/nights: 8 Days / 7 Nights
Tiger Shark Cruise (Addu-Fuvahmulah-Addu)

It is the aim to show you the most beautiful dive spots in the Maldives. The itineraries are flexible and are designed day by day depending on what you want to see. In order to do this, it is necessary to adapt our routes according to the season, available time, and current weather reports. That is why Princess Dhonkamana, Princess Handy, and Princess Rani do not follow fixed routes but rather tailor each safari route to make the best possible trip.

Please trust the experienced crews to choose the right route; the crew has years of experience in service, and they know how to make the most out of each cruise. At the start of each safari, a rough route will be confirmed, followed by daily briefings on what specific dive sites will be visited. Before each dive, you will be thoroughly briefed and shown a map of the dive site.

Atolls visited include North Male, South Male, Ari Atoll, and Felidu Atoll.

Check-in: From 11 am up until 11 pm (airport transfers after 1 pm will incur a 50EUR surcharge per person).

Check Out: Morning 7:00 am (breakfast will be provided).

All clients are going to Macana boats and arriving independently at the airport to be at the meeting point at 9:30 AM.

Marine Life: Large pelagic fish (sharks, eagles, rays, tuna), turtles, reef fish, butterflyfish, tropical corvine, groupers, skates, and napoleon fish.

The last dive will be on the penultimate day of the trip at around 9 am. Divers are recommended to wait for 24 hours before flying after the last dive.

PLEASE NOTE: Should the minimum number of guests to guarantee this departure not be reached, the operator might rebook the guests to their sister boat with the same quality standards and doing the same itinerary

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