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Cabins

10

Length / Width

36 m / 11 m

Year built / renovated

2010  / 2014

Rental equip.

YES ($)

Internet

YES ($)

Nitrox

FREE

Highlights

  • Cruise around the atolls in this luxury vessel, complete with air-conditioned salon, fully-stocked bar and panoramic views of the incredible seascapes
  • Three decks offer cushioned lounge chairs, sun mats, and shaded areas so there’s plenty of space to rest and unwind between dives
  • Choose from 17 types of dive, including night diving, wreck diving, and diving with mantas and sharks
  • Embark on a land excursion, go snorkeling, or soothe tired muscles with an Ayurvedic massage at the spa
  • Divers are well-fed, with mouth-watering Italian and Maldivian cuisine served indoors or al fresco under the fresh air of the open night sky 
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Enhanced Health Measures

Date of last update:Sep 1, 2021

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We want you to know that your health and safety is our top priority. Aboard the M/Y Conte Max and M/Y Duke of York all government required COVID-19 protocols are strictly enforced and our onboard health and safety plans are regularly updated. We’ve attached copies of these plans for your information. They include requirements for the wearing of masks, procedures for the use and sanitation of dive equipment and the protocols for quarantining passengers in the event of sickness. Luxury Yacht Maldives s.r.l. has settled a complete insurance package to guarantee all its passengers the maximum protection of the person and of the holiday value in consequence of the risks associated with Covid-19. Three guarantees are provided, which are valid during the journey: - daily allowance for hospitalization following Covid-19 infection; - convalescence indemnity following Covid-19 infection; - refund of expenses and trip interruption following a quarantine.
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Booking process

1. BOOKING

Once we receive your booking, we double check availability with the dive operator and reserve your spot

2. CONFIRMATION

We usually get back to you within 24 hours to confirm that your booking is final

3. 48H FREE CANCELLATION PERIOD

You then have 48 hours to take care of other travel arrangements. Your credit card will only be charged after that period

Payment & cancellation

Payment terms

  • Now: 0%
  • 48 hours after booking confirmation: 30%
  • 90 days before trip start: 100%

Cancellation fee

Free cancellation for 48h after confirmation

  • 35.0% of the total booking amount will be charged if you cancel more than 192 days prior to arrival
  • 55.0% will be charged if you cancel between 192 and 100 days prior to arrival
  • 100.0% will be charged if you cancel less than 100 days prior to arrival

Cabins

Description

The luxury liveaboard Duke of York transport divers to the magical Maldives, an underwater paradise offering the world’s most vibrant and pristine reefs

Duke of York is the ticket to not only luxury accommodation but delivers of the best diving in the Maldives. White, sandy beaches are the vista as Dive Safari Adventurers experience the rich biodiversity fed by the Indian Monsoon current. The crystal clear waters are home to large Pelagics such as Mantas and Whale Sharks, as well as brilliant Flatworms, Ghost Pipefish and a myriad of Macro Life hiding in the brilliant coral gardens, channels, pinnacles and ancient Wrecks. Duke of York’s itineraries include World-class dive sites such as North Male Atoll, Hanifaru Bay, Ari Atoll, Rasdhoo, Baa Atoll and more.

WHAT YOU CAN EXPECT

Duke of York is 118 feet (36m) long and 36 feet (11m) wide and carries 16 welcoming crew members who speak both English and Italian. The 10 air conditioned and roomy cabins can accommodate up to 24 guests. The choice of cabins include: Lower Deck  4 x Triple cabins and 2 x Twin cabins, Main Deck 1 x Twin cabin, Upper Deck 3 x Twin cabin 1 of which can be converted into a double bed cabin. The suite cabin has giant floor to ceiling windows offering a panoramic view of the amazing seascape. Each spacious cabin features individual climate controls, private bathrooms with shower gel and towels.

When not enraptured with the breathtaking diving, guests will find many activities aboard the Duke of York. Relax in style and comfort in the lavish air conditioned Main Salon with comfy seats, TV and a full entertainment system. Internet is available for a fee. Chat about your dives with your buddy at the fully- stocked Bar. Three Decks offer spectacular views of the sea and have cushioned lounge chairs, sun mats, and shaded deck areas to rest in comfort. Perhaps your vacation will be complete with some pampering from the Spa and Ayurvedic Massage service. If you like more active leisure time activities, embark on a Land Excursion, go Snorkeling or Fishing.

The Duke of York spares no expense when it comes to properly feeding their guests

They know the secret to fueling action packed dives is great food. Guests will enjoy table service and mouth-watering Italian and Maldivian cuisine served at the guest’s choice of the indoor or outdoor Dining areas. Dine in air conditioning or under the fresh open air of the night sky. Breakfast and lunch have a buffet style option. Along with the plentiful and varied menu, a selection of beer and wine is available with your meals. Snacks of course, are offered all day long to keep Divers well fed. Special dietary needs will be accommodated with advance notice.

HOW TO GET THERE

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

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Deck Plan

DIVING SERVICES

For your safety

  • Fire Alarm
  • Fire Extinguisher
  • Life Jackets
  • Life Rafts
  • Emergency Oxygen Kit
  • Automatic External Defibrillator (Aed)
  • First Aid Kits
  • Vhf Radio
  • Nautilus Lifeline
  • Emergency Positioning Radio Beacon

Diving gear

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

Languages spoken

  • English
  • Italian
  • Other

Diving Facilities

  • Battery Charging Station
  • Warm-Water Showers
  • Fish Id And Diving Books

Boat Amenities

Activities

  • Land Excursions

Amenities & services

  • En-Suite Bathroom
  • Credit Cards Accepted
  • Wi-Fi ($)
  • Air-Conditioning
  • Spacious Diving Platform
  • Separate Zodiac/Dhoni

Great for families

  • Movies

Sports & Watersports

  • Snorkeling
  • Fishing

Payments

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

Food & drink

  • Buffet
  • Alcohol
  • Vegetarian Food

Wellness & Relaxation

  • Spa Facility
  • Massage Services

Facilities

  • Lounge/Tv Area
  • Equipment For Kids
  • Rebreather-Friendly

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