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MV Sting Ray

Cabins
9
Length / Width
31 m / 9 m
Year built / renovated
2001  / 2014
Rental equip.
YES ($)
Internet
YES ($)
Nitrox
YES ($)

Highlights

  • Liveaboard diving in the Maldives onboard a value for money 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
  • Non-divers, snorkelers & families always welcome 
  • Island hopping and dinner on a deserted beach
  • Rental equipment and internet available. 
  • Spacious air-conditioned indoor salon and bar area with entertainment system
  • Beautiful sundeck with cushioned sunbeds to relax 

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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 120 days prior to arrival

Cancellation fee

  • 30% of the total booking amount will be charged if you cancel more than 90 days prior to arrival
  • 50% will be charged if you cancel between 90 and 60 days prior to arrival
  • 100% will be charged if you cancel less than 60 days prior to arrival

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Description

The Sting Ray is one of the longest-established and affordable liveaboards in Maldives 

Traveling to South Male and Ari Atoll, and further to the Southernmost Atolls on some itineraries, the Sting Ray meets any diving budget while still offering the class and comfort of a Maldivian liveaboard.  Whether taking an excursion to a deserted island or feasting your eyes on Mantas, Whalesharks and Rays, the big action marine life and action-packed atolls create an unbeatable Dive Adventure. Experience the exciting world of the Maldives' channels and pinnacles for the ultimate dive vacation.

WHAT YOU CAN EXPECT

The Sting Ray is 102 feet (31m) long and 30 feet (9m) wide. Aboard the Sting Ray you can participate in a variety of diving activities while enjoying the beauty and scenery of the amazing Maldives. Every detail of the Sting Ray and its 10 member English speaking crew is arranged to make sure your dive safari holiday is unforgettable. The Sting Ray's goal is to offer the best in terms of underwater experience and leisure-time activities, without compromising any comforts on your dream dive vacation.

After an exhilarating diving day aboard the Sting Ray unwind on the Sundeck or at the Bar, enjoy fresh food or rest in your Stateroom. Take a trip to a deserted pristine beach, snorkel, or relax in comfort in the air conditioned lounge. You will find lots to entertain you between dives aboard the Sting Ray.

We have a reputation of running successful tours for more then a decade

Well known among the dive community for its reasonable scuba dive holiday package to Maldives. The impressive Sting Ray believes in creating the best experience for Divers, which includes a delicious variety of food to provide energy for the next adventure. The Chef prepares cuisine unparalleled and diversified, flavours from the Maldives , East and the West. The food is sure to please all, and their fresh sashimi is always a cruise highlight. Offering 3 meals a day as well as snacks between dives, the menu includes fresh Seafood, Meats and local Fruit and Vegetables. Guests have the choice of a buffet or freshly prepared meals. Adult beverages can be purchased to enjoy under the stars while you recap the day’s sightings.

There are 3 types of air conditioned cabins aboard the Sting Ray: Double cabin, Twin cabin and Triple cabin. All cabins are equipped with private bathrooms, hot showers and sinks, portholes with ocean view, bedding and towels, cabinets, shelves, mirrors, reading lights, 3 pin and 2 pin plug-ins with adaptors available.

HOW TO GET THERE

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

Cabins

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Double Cabin

These are air-conditioned double cabins, each with external portholes are located on the lower deck. All cabins have a private en-suite shower (hot water) and toilet. Best place to find quiet time after your dives.

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  • Size:  8 m²
  • Beds:  1 Double
  • Max occupancy:  2
  • Shareable:  No
  • Private bathroom:  Yes
  • Air Conditioning:  Yes
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Double Bed with Child sharing option

These are air-conditioned double bed cabins with a bunk above - suitable for a child to share the room, each with external portholes are located on the lower deck. All cabins have a private en-suite shower (hot water) and toilet. Best place to find quiet time after your dives.

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  • Size:  8 m²
  • Beds:  1 Bunk bed (double lower, single upper)
  • Max occupancy:  3
  • Shareable:  No
  • Private bathroom:  Yes
  • Air Conditioning:  Yes
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Double Twin Cabin

These cabins are air-conditioned double cabins, each with external portholes are located on the lower deck. All cabins have a private en-suite shower (hot water) and toilet. 4 of these can be used as a triple on prior request. A great space to find relax time between dives.

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  • Size:  7 m²
  • Beds:  1 Double and 1 Bunk
  • Max occupancy:  2
  • Shareable:  Yes
  • Private bathroom:  Yes
  • Air Conditioning:  Yes

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DIVING SERVICES

Adaptors & tanks

  • Din/Int Adapters
  • Nitrox ($)
  • Rental Equipment ($)

Diving Facilities

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

For your safety

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

Languages spoken

  • English
  • Italian
  • Other

Boat Amenities

Facilities

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

Activities

  • Land Excursions

Sports & Watersports

  • Snorkeling

Payments

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

Food & drink

  • Buffet
  • Alcohol
  • Vegetarian Food

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