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MY Duke of York

Year built / renovated
2010  / 2014
Cabins
10
Length / Width
36 m / 11 m
Internet
YES ($)
Nitrox
FREE
Rental equip.
YES ($)

Highlights

  • Liveaboard Diving in the Maldives onboard a Luxury Vessel 
  • North & South Ari, South Male, Vaavu, North Male & the "wild south" & thematic cruises
  • Explore amazing reefs and soft corals, drift dive kandus, feel the current in thilas
  • Manta cleaning stations, whale sharks, hammerheads, reef & guitar sharks
  • Rebreather friendly, dives from dhoni
  • Free nitrox
  • Shore excursions,  ayurveda massage services available
  • Non-divers, snorkelers & families always welcome 
  • Rental equipment available, 1st trial dive - free
  • Italian management

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

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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 74 days prior to arrival

Cancellation fee

  • 30% of the total booking amount will be charged if you cancel more than 60 days prior to arrival
  • 100% will be charged if you cancel less than 60 days prior to arrival

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Cabins

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Upper Deck - Twin Cabin #10

A spacious and airy twin bed cabin located on the 2nd deck. All cabins feature independently adjustable air conditioning and bathroom with shower cabin. Shower Gel and towels provided.

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  • Beds:  1 Twin
  • Max occupancy:  2
  • Shareable:  Yes
  • Private bathroom:  Yes
  • Air Conditioning:  Yes
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Lower Deck Triple Cabin #1, 2, 7, 8.

These cabins have a variety of set ups (twin, double, or triple). Please let us know which one you need. All cabins feature independently adjustable air conditioning and bathroom with shower cabin. Towels and shower gel are provided.

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  • Size:  10 m²
  • Beds:  1 Double and 1 Twin
  • Max occupancy:  3
  • Shareable:  Yes
  • Private bathroom:  Yes
  • Air Conditioning:  Yes
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Upper Deck Double/Twin Cabin #12

Double cabin with double bed or convertible twin beds located on the 2nd deck. All cabins feature independently adjustable air conditioning and bathroom with shower cabin. Shower gel and towels provided.

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  • Private bathroom:  Yes
  • Air Conditioning:  Yes
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Lower Deck - Twin Cabin #3, 6.

These spacious cabins with convertible twin beds. All cabins feature independently adjustable air conditioning and bathroom with shower cabin.Shower gel and towels are provided.

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  • Private bathroom:  Yes
  • Air Conditioning:  Yes
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Main Deck - Double/Twin Cabin #9

A beautiful double cabin with double bed or convertible twin beds on the main deck. All cabins feature independently adjustable air conditioning and bathroom with shower cabin. Shower and towels are provided.

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  • Private bathroom:  Yes
  • Air Conditioning:  Yes
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Upper Deck - Twin bed cabin with windows overlooking the aft deck #11

Suite with twin beds and wide glass window overlooking the aft part of the upper deck. All cabins feature independently adjustable air conditioning and bathroom with shower cabin. Shower gel and towels provided.

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  • Private bathroom:  Yes
  • Air Conditioning:  Yes

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DIVING SERVICES

Equipment

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

Diving Facilities

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

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

Languages spoken

  • English
  • Italian
  • Other

Boat Amenities

Activities

  • Land Excursions
  • Snorkeling
  • Fishing

Food and drink

  • Buffet
  • Alcohol
  • Vegetarian Food

Wellness

  • Spa Facility
  • Massage Services

Facilities

  • Air-Conditioning
  • Wi-Fi ($)
  • Lounge/Tv Area

Entertainment and family

  • Movies

Payments

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

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