Maldives Nautilus One liveaboard review


The Maldives Nautilus One liveaboard – Overall review rating 8.9 out of 10 and 4.5 stars

If you’re set on scuba diving the Maldives, your next decision is whether you do resort based diving vs scuba dive from a liveaboard. But as you’re reading this Nautilus One liveaboard review, it’s possibly safe to assume you intend to dive from a liveaboard.

Maldives Nautilus One liveaboard review
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This 30 metre (98 feet) Maldives liveaboard accommodates up to 14 scuba divers across 7 cabins. The Maldives Nautilus One liveaboard was custom-built for scuba divers and has en-suite cabins with air conditioning. Western and local style food served buffet style both indoors or alfresco outside and there’s also an air-conditioned saloon and bar. The scuba diving includes itineraries of 8 days 7 nights to 14 days 13 nights with some of the best diving in the Maldives. The chance to see whale sharks and other sharks, manta rays, eagle rays, turtles wrecks and much much more.

Features of Maldives Nautilus One liveaboard

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The features that are included with your stay on the Maldives Nautilus One liveaboard are as follows:

  • The Maldives Nautilus One liveaboard is 30 metres (98 feet) in length.
  • Designed for up to 14 divers across 7 cabins.
  • Cabins have private en-suite bathrooms and air conditioning and there’s daily housekeeping.
  • Warm water showers.
  • A sun deck for those sun-worshippers who like to relax and enjoy sunbathing in-between dives.
  • Food includes western and local style food and is served buffet style eaten both indoors or outside alfresco style with all day snacks.
  • Specific dietary requirements can be catered for including vegan options.
  • Non-diver friendly for snorkeling.
  • Indoor air conditioned saloon with bar.
  • Scuba diving facilities include: DIN adaptors, paid-for nitrox available and equipment and scuba gear rentals.
  • A separate rinse area for your underwater camera.
  • Free internet.
  • Other activities on board include fishing, kayaks and stand up paddleboard.

You can check the Nautilus One liveaboard availability and prices for this Boat here.

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Maldives Nautilus One scuba diving review

Maldives Nautilus One scuba diving review
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The diving from the Maldives Nautilus One liveaboard has a good review rating and she was custom-built for scuba diving.

On this scuba diving liveaboard, you’ll be in the hands of experienced and professional crew.

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Scuba diving options on the Maldives Nautilus One liveaboard:

Examples of the dive itineraries on the Nautilus One liveaboard.

  • Ari and South – 11 days 10 nights trip. Approx. 30 dives in total. Advanced Open Water certification – 40 minimum logged dives required.
  • Ari and South – 9 days 8 nights trip. Approx. 24 dives in total. Advanced Open Water certification – 40 minimum logged dives required.
  • Ari – 8 days 7 nights trip. Approx. 18 dives in total. Advanced Open Water certification – 40 minimum logged dives required.
  • Deep South (Male-SouthMaleAtoll-FelidhooAtoll-MulakuAtoll-ThaaAtoll-MulakuAtoll-FelidhooAtoll-SouthMaleAtoll-Male) – 14 days 13 nights trip. Approx. 34 dives in total. Advanced Open Water certification – 60 minimum logged dives required.

Some of the diving in the Maldives are deep dives and up to 30 metres (98 feet), with currents so are drift dives and there are night dives too.

On most of these trips divers will see a variety of marine life. This includes nudibranchs, Napoleon Wrasse, moray eels, large schools of reef fish, eagle rays, various shark species including grey reef and white tip sharks, turtles, manta rays and whale sharks.

You will also get the opportunity on some trips to dive some of the most beautiful shipwrecks too.

You can check the Nautilus One liveaboard availability and prices for this Boat here.

Maldives Nautilus One liveaboard review by customers

Scuba divers that have stayed on the Maldives Nautilus One liveaboard review comments include:

  • We were able to see whale sharks, hammer head sharks, manta ray, and many other beautiful marine life;
  • Diving guides are so good, saw sharks and rays almost every dive;
  • Shark dive with loads of barracudas, manta dive and dive with eagle rays.

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Here’s a review by a customer who rated the Maldives Nautilus One liveaboard 10 out of 10 and 5 stars:

An excellent trip which I really enjoyed. “There were many highlights to list. I really enjoyed being on the boat, the crew were all so good, friendly and helpful, there was a really good atmosphere on the boat. The beach BBQ was an unforgettable experience. The dive guide was super knowledgeable about the sites dived and was friendly and helpful.Recommended for: The crew were fantastic, super friendly and helpful. The food was excellent, the best on any liveaboard I have done. The diving was really good, well guided, safe and enjoyable.

David D, United Kingdom

Video of Maldives Nautilus One liveaboard

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Not too sure about the guy touching the two moray eels though! I won’t suggest you try this.

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I hope you enjoyed this article about the Maldives Nautilus One liveaboard review

I’d love to hear from you. Tell us about your adventures of diving and snorkelling. Please use the comments section below. Please also share your photos. Either from your underwater cameras or videos from your waterproof go-pro’s!

But in particular if you’ve dived either in the Maldives or in particular on the Maldives Nautilus One liveaboard, please share your experiences.

If this article hasn’t answered all of your questions. If you have more questions either about snorkelling or scuba diving (or specifically about the Maldives Nautilus One liveaboard review), please comment below with your questions.

There will also be many more articles about scuba and scuba diving safety tips (and on snorkelling too) for you to read and learn about this fabulous sport.

Have fun and be safe!

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