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MV Ari Queen

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Aboard the spacious and affordable Ari Queen, experience gorgeous white sandy beaches, exotic reefs and the abundance of marine life only found in the Maldives

The liveaboard Ari Queen transports Divers in style to one of the most sought after island paradise dive vacations without breaking your budget. A “must dive” destination, this famous Reef provides a wealth of Marine Life making this Dive Safari an adventure of a lifetime. 1,190 Coral Islands are loaded with vibrant reefs, a diversity of marine life with Whalesharks, Mantas and exciting Pelagic sightings.


The liveaboard Ari Queen is 108 feet (33m) long and 33 feet (10m) wide and hosts 15 experienced English speaking crew members. The 12 cabins can accommodate up to 24 guests. The choice of air conditioned cabins include: Suites with double or twin beds (with a small fridge, a 32” flat screen TV and ocean view),  Deluxe Rooms with double beds (with a small fridge, a 32” flat screen TV and ocean view) and Standard Rooms with double bed or Twin beds. Each room has individual temperature controls, private bathrooms with warm water showers, wardrobe and storage.

While not enjoying the incredible diving, guests aboard the Ari Queen have a variety of options for entertainment. Relax in the air conditioned Lounge with the flat screen TV and DVD player and watch your favorite move with your dive buddy. Tap into the Wi-Fi and catch up on social media or sit at the Bar with your favorite drink and talk about the day’s amazing dives with ocean view vistas. If you are more inclined to nap, catch some zees on the shaded Sun Deck in a cushioned lounge chair or top-up on your tan. For more active between-dive choices, snorkeling or take a shore excursion.

The Ari Queen understands the importance of fueling guests for the action-packed diving

Dining takes place in the air conditioned Saloon with high ceilings and wood paneling giving it the feel of a classy restaurant, but with spectacular ocean views. A mixture of Local and International food is served buffet style, offering many options and plenty of food. Besides the 3 meals a day, snacks and beverages are provided all day. One of the highlights of the trip is Dinner on an Island Beach, enjoying the pristine surroundings as you watch the sun set over the brilliant seascape.


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Activities offered

Scuba Diving

Conservation awards


English, Other

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Adaptive services


Battery charging station, Warm-water showers, Fish ID and diving books



Payment methods

Cash (USD), Cash (EUR), Cash


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