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.