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MV Carpe Novo

Cabins
12
Length / Width
43 m / 11 m
Year built
2016 
Rental equip.
YES ($)
Internet
YES ($)
Nitrox
YES ($)

Highlights

  • Leading liveaboard brand 2016 award in the Maldives
  • Diving in the best locations of the Central and Southern Maldives
  • Manta cleaning stations, whale sharks, hammerhead, reef, thresher & tiger sharks
  • Special manta itineraries in collaboration with Mantamatcher.org 
  • Highly trained and dedicated staff to ensure the ultimate diving holiday
  • Salon and lounge area equipped with a flat screen TV and entertainment system.
  • Stunning decks to relax and enjoy spectacular views of the Indian Ocean. 
  • Superb brand new boat in 2016
  • Internet, nitrox, dive courses, rental equipment available
  • Single person staterooms available with queen size bed 

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24H FREE CANCELLATION PERIOD

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Payment terms

  • 30% of the total booking amount is due at the time of booking
  • 70% (balance) is due 104 days prior to arrival

Cancellation fee

  • Full refund will be provided if you cancel more than 365 days prior to arrival
  • 10% of the undiscounted trip price (= full price before discount) will be charged if you cancel between 365 and 240 days prior to arrival
  • 20% of the undiscounted trip price (= full price before discount) will be charged if you cancel between 240 and 180 days prior to arrival
  • 30% of the undiscounted trip price (= full price before discount) will be charged if you cancel between 180 and 90 days prior to arrival
  • 100% of the undiscounted trip price (= full price before discount) will be charged if you cancel less than 90 days prior to arrival

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Description

Explore the atolls, channels and pinnacles aboard the new luxury M/V Carpe Novo Explorer to encounter large pelagics that make the worlwide reputation of Maldives

This new modern vessel, part of the Explorer Ventures Fleet will provide you with an exceptional yachting experience, hotel-style Staterooms and unmatched open-air comfort!

The Carpe Novo Explorer proposes 10-night, 7 Night and Speciality Cruises, each offering a unique Dive itinerary based on the season, current and Pelagic migration patterns. With over 26 Atolls spanning over 90,000 square kilometers in the Indian Ocean, the Maldives truly offers a unique experience. Let us be your guide through this magical land!

WHAT YOU CAN EXPECT

Built in 2016, the M/V Carpe Novo Explorer comfortably accommodates up to 22 passengers in 12 Double/Single cabins, all of which have private bathroom facilities and air conditioning.

10 Staterooms can be configured to accommodate a couple two or friends. Uniquely cabins featuring Queen size beds are for Single occupancy. HD Media Players along with a small selection of movies and music are available for guests to use in each Stateroom. 

The Sun Deck offers both shaded and full-sun areas for you to relax between dives and at the end of the day, retire to the deck to watch the sunset and chat about your day of diving. The Upper Deck includes the al-fresco Dining area, the fully equipped main Bar offering you a wide variety of spirits, wines, liquors, cocktails and beer. In the restaurant you will be served buffet style meals prepared by our fine dining Chef. The large Main Deck contains the air-conditioned Lounge and Leisure area, TV viewing area with DVD/CD music system, forward outdoor seating area, Galley, and a dedicated Camera Station with charging station and tables.

There are two sets of stairs accessing the Swim Platform where one in-water ladder hangs for easy access to and from the water for a refreshing swim when the vessel is at anchor.

The Carpe Novo Explorer is also equipped with a wireless router providing internet connection (additional charges apply). A Cellular Phone and Internet access is available when in proximity to some of the Islands if your phone is so equipped. The Carpe Novo Explorer has two computers for guests to use as well as USB connections for a personal computer.

Aboard the Carpe Novo Explorer, Evening meals and Lunches usually consist of vegetables, rice, pasta, soup, chicken, beef or fish with occasional local specialties offered as additional options. Breakfast is the usual fare of eggs, beef bacon, pancakes, French toast, potatoes, cereal and fruits. If you have any dietary restrictions or requests, please indicate them on your application form.

On one of the evenings of the trip, a Barbeque on a deserted beach is offered. The crew prepares a remarkable feast for this very special evening, and if you’re lucky, may entertain you with some traditional songs and drum playing.

Staffed by a crew of 13, the Carpe Novo Explorer is ideally sized and equipped for Divers. The crew, one of the most experienced and qualified in the Maldives, is ready to take you on an adventure to one of the most amazing diving destinations in the World, whether you are a first-time or repeat visitor!

HOW TO GET THERE

Please refer to logistics section of each itinerary to find detailed info on how to get there.

Cabins

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Junior Suite - Upper Deck

The 4 Junior suite (Whale shark, Hammerhead, Tiger shark and Thresher shark cabins), have king size (200 x 200 cm) beds which in the Whale shark and Tiger shark 1 & 4 cabins can be separated in two single beds (90 x 200 cm). All the cabins have 2 hanging closets, chair/desk/dresser, large windows, flat panel TV/HD player, private ensuite bathroom with spacious shower and sink dual cabinets.

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  • Size:  20 m²
  • Beds:  1 king or 2 twin beds
  • Max occupancy:  2
  • Shareable:  Yes
  • Private bathroom:  Yes
  • Air Conditioning:  Yes
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Standard Cabins - Lower Deck

6 standard cabins (Turtle, Dolphin, Barracuda, Octopus, Frog fish and Napoleon) are located on the cabin deck below the main deck. 4 cabins (Turtle, Dolphin, Barracuda and Napoleon) have one queen size bed and a single bed and the two front cabins (Frog fish and Octopus) 11 & 12 have two single beds. All cabins have a smart TV connected to central media system, desk, private ensuite bathrooms with showers. All standard cabins have portholes.

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  • Size:  10 m²
  • Beds:  2 Twin
  • Max occupancy:  2
  • Shareable:  Yes
  • Private bathroom:  Yes
  • Air Conditioning:  Yes
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Single Suite - Main Deck

The two single suites cabins (Eagle ray and Manta ray) 5 & 6, located on the main deck(150 x 200 cm) have queen size beds, desk/chair, dresser, hanging closet, large windows, TV/HD player, private en-suite bathroom and shower.

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  • Size:  8 m²
  • Beds:  1 Queen
  • Max occupancy:  1
  • Shareable:  No
  • Private bathroom:  Yes
  • Air Conditioning:  Yes

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DIVING SERVICES

Adaptors & tanks

  • Tanks With Int (Yoke) Valves
  • Tanks With Din Valves
  • Din/Int Adapters
  • 15L Tanks Available
  • Nitrox ($)
  • Rental Equipment ($)

Diving Facilities

  • Battery Charging Station
  • Warm-Water Showers
  • Fish Id And Diving Books
  • Spacious Dive Deck
  • Separate Zodiac/Dhoni

For your safety

  • Fire Alarm
  • Fire Extinguisher
  • Life Jackets
  • Life Rafts
  • Emergency Oxygen Kit
  • Emergency Positioning Radio Beacon

Languages spoken

  • English

Boat Amenities

Activities

  • Land Excursions

Food & drink

  • Buffet
  • Fine Cuisine
  • Alcohol
  • Vegetarian Food

Facilities

  • Air-Conditioning
  • Wi-Fi ($)
  • Lounge/Tv Area
  • Heating
  • Power Socket Adapters

Great for families

  • Movies

Payments

  • Visa
  • Mastercard
  • Amex
  • Cash

Sports & Watersports

  • Snorkeling

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