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MV Carpe Vita Explorer

Year built
2010 
Cabins
10
Length / Width
38 m / 10 m
Internet
YES ($)
Nitrox
YES ($)
Rental equip.
YES ($)

Highlights

  • Leading liveaboard brand 2016 award in the Maldives
  • Diving in the best locations of the Central and Southern Maldives
  • One of the few boats offering 3-4 dives per day
  • 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.
  • 3 stunning decks to relax and enjoy spectacular views of the Indian Ocean. 
  • Soak in the jacuzzi on the sun deck
  • Internet, nitrox, dive courses, rental equipment available

Description

Experience your next diving adventure in the Maldives with MV Carpe Vita Explorer

The M/V Carpe Vita Explorer, began service in February 2011 as a very luxurious addition to the Explorer Ventures Fleet. This 20-passenger, 125-foot wooden-hull safari yacht, along with her 60-foot custom matching dhoni (dive tender), was built by one of the Maldives most accomplished boat builders. It provides guests with an exceptional and luxurious yachting experience, large, hotel-style Staterooms, Jacuzzi and unmatched open-air comfort!

To ensure your Dive Safari Holiday becomes a memorable experience, every aspect of MV Carpe Vita Explorer's design, itinerary and menu have received detailed attention. The diving, the leisure activities, the luxury and comfort found aboard the MV Carpe Vita Explorer easily compare to those of any hotel on land.

What you can expect

The MV Carpe Vita Explorer is a beautiful Yacht, set to discover the fascinating Underwater World of the Maldives. The MV Carpe Vita Explorer's itineraries were arranged so the dive sites can be visited at the perfect time. Moreover, it differentiates itself from other liveaboards by providing the best in personalized accommodation, services and facilities.

The MV Carpe Vita Explorer has 3 types of cabins. VIP Suites on the Upper Deck, and 2 types of Stateroom on the Main and Lower Decks. The boat is equipped with air-conditioning. For entertainment and activities as well as great diving, the MV Carpe Vita Explorer offers karaoke, movies, audio-video entertainment and fish identification sessions.

Part of its philosophy is also that even when sailing the hidden corners of the Maldives, good food must not be forgotten

On the MV Carpe Vita 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.

Please note that specific brands of drinks, dressings and foods are often unavailable in the Maldives and that it can be very difficult for us to find low-fat, gluten-free or soy products, fresh fruit, shellfish and other items common elsewhere. Pork and pork products are not served aboard.

While we will do our best to accommodate your requests, please be realistic and consider bringing some of your own foods if the lack thereof may constitute a health risk. All soft drinks, packaged juices, filter coffee, tea and water are included.

Two glasses of beer or wine during the evening meal are included in your package price. Due to the difficulty of importing alcohol into the Maldives, additional beer or wine or freshly made juices or any hard liquor will be added to your onboard bill.

HOW TO GET THERE

  • Fly to Male International Airport in Male. 
  • For trips starting from Male a crew member will be waiting for you at the airport for your transfer to the Carpe Vita Explorer.
  • For trips starting from another Atoll you will need to book a domestic flight to the cruise starting island. There, a crew member will be waiting for you for your transfer to the Carpe Vita Explorer.

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24H FREE CANCELLATION PERIOD

You then have 24 hours to take care of other travel arrangements. Your credit card will only be charged after that period

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

  • 20% of the total booking amount will be charged if you cancel more than 120 days prior to arrival
  • 100% will be charged if you cancel between 120 and 91 days prior to arrival
  • 40% will be charged if you cancel less than 91 days prior to arrival

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Cabins

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Upper Deck - VIP Suite #1 & 2

1 & 2 feature individually-controlled air conditioning systems, as well as a King or 2 super single beds, sitting area, large windows, desk/chair, dresser, 2 hanging closets, flat panel TV/DVD/HD player, private en-suite bathroom with dual sinks and shower & tub.

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Main Deck - Stateroom # 3 & 4

Staterooms 3 & 4 on the main deck each have a king bed or 2 super single beds and desk/chair, flat panel TV, dresser, hanging closet, large windows, individually-controlled air conditioning, and private en-suite bathroom and shower.

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Lower Deck - Stateroom #5 - 10

Each room provides individually-controlled air conditioning, one queen and one twin bed, flat panel TV, desk/chair, dresser, port holes and private en-suite bathroom and shower.

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Relaxing at the pool on Liveaboard MV Carpe Vita Explorer
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Delicious food aboard the Liveaboard MV Carpe Vita Explorer
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DIVING SERVICES

Equipment

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

Diving Facilities

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

Safety

  • Emergency Oxygen Kit
  • Emergency Positioning Radio Beacon

Languages spoken

  • English

Boat Amenities

Facilities

  • Air-Conditioning
  • Wi-Fi ($)
  • Lounge/Tv Area
  • Uk (3 Pin) Power Sockets
  • Power Socket Adapters

Entertainment and family

  • Movies
  • Karaoke

Activities

  • Snorkeling

Payments

  • Visa
  • Mastercard
  • Cash (Usd)
  • Cash (Eur)
  • Cash

Food and drink

  • Buffet
  • A La Carte Menu
  • Fine Cuisine
  • Alcohol
  • Vegetarian Food

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