The Maldives Princess Rani liveaboard – Overall review rating 9.4 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 Princess Rani liveaboard review, it’s possibly safe to assume you intend to dive from a liveaboard.
Maldives Princess Rani liveaboard review: A review of the Maldives Princess Rani liveaboard reveals a 35 metre (115 feet) custom-built boat for scuba divers. Sleeps 22 divers over 10 cabins with en-suites, air-con and some have sea views. Western food served buffet style indoors or alfresco with an air-conditioned saloon and bar. Dive trips of 8 days 7 nights.
Your chance to see whale sharks and other sharks, manta rays, eagle rays, turtles wrecks and much much more. Plus on the tiger shark dive the chance to see tiger sharks, thresher sharks and hammerheads.
The best way to dive the Maldives is by a scuba diving liveaboard. You can check the latest and best deals on Maldives liveaboards using the following window:
Features of Maldives Princess Rani liveaboard
The features that are included with your stay on the Maldives Princess Rani liveaboard are as follows:
- The Maldives Princess Rani liveaboard is 35 metres (115 feet) in length.
- Designed for up to 22 divers across 10 cabins.
- Cabins have private en-suite bathrooms and air conditioning, some with sea views 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 style food and is served buffet style and can be eaten both indoors or outside alfresco style with paid-for fine wine selection and beer and all day snacks.
- Specific dietary requirements can be catered for including vegetarian and 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.
- There’s a separate rinse area for your underwater camera.
- Paid-for internet.
- Other activities on board include fishing, an observation deck and an on board library.
- On-board naturalist and naturalist itineraries.
- Family friendly liveaboard with family cabins.
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Maldives Princess Rani scuba diving review
The diving from the Maldives Princess Rani 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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Table of Maldives liveaboards
This list of Maldives liveaboards is in descending customer rating order, followed by Scuba Diving Luxury Rating (SDE Lux Rating, see below), so the liveaboards with the highest customer rating and the best SDE lux rating will be at the top of the list. If you want to change the list order, use the “Sort by” dropdown below.
|Discover Liveaboard||Customer Rating||SDE Lux Rating %||Flexible Booking||Dive Courses||Dietary Requirements||Nitrox||Gear Rental|
|Review: MV Scubaspa Yang; Book: MV Scubaspa Yang||9.6||87%||YES||YES||YES||YES||YES|
|Review: MV Emperor Explorer; Book: MV Emperor Explorer||9.6||63%||YES||YES||YES||YES||YES|
|Review: MV Theia; Book: MV Theia||9.5||85%||YES||YES||YES||YES||YES|
|Review: MY Princess Dhonkamana; Book: MY Princess Dhonkamana||9.5||79%||YES||YES||YES||YES||YES|
|Review: MV Scubaspa Ying; Book: MV Scubaspa Ying||9.4||87%||YES||YES||YES||YES||YES|
|Review: MV Sachika; Book: MV Sachika||9.4||83%||YES||YES||YES||YES||YES|
|Review: MV Emperor Serenity; Book: MV Emperor Serenity||9.4||60%||YES||YES||YES||YES||YES|
|Review: MV Soleil 2; Book: MV Soleil 2||9.3||96%||YES||YES||YES||YES||YES|
|Review: MV Emperor Atoll; Book: MV Emperor Atoll||9.3||77%||YES||YES||YES||YES||YES|
|Review: MV Azalea; Book: MV Azalea||9.3||77%||NO||YES||YES||YES||YES|
The Scuba Diving Earth Luxury Rating (SDE Lux Rating) is explained on each liveaboard review when you click the “Discover Liveaboard” link, and is my own Liveaboard Luxury Rating I’ve assigned to all liveaboards. Choosing between liveaboards is helped by customer scores, and if you get stuck choosing between two or three liveaboards, where each one has a high customer score out of 10, you can use the SDE Luxury Rating to help narrow down your choice.
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Maldives Princess Rani liveaboard review by customers
Here’s a review by a customer who rated the Maldives Princess Rani liveaboard 10 out of 10 and 5 stars:
Land of the tiger sharks! “Fuvamulah Island is in the Indian Ocean off the coast of Addu Atoll which is the most southern point of Maldvives. Due to the availability of food that they like, the area surrounding the island is definitely a tiger shark haven! Tiger shark is a solitary hunter,very stealth and it’s got tiger strips on it that make it very distinct and intimidating! It’s huge as it could get up to, like, 6m!
It could be a man-eater as, next to the dreaded Great White, it inflicts more attacks on human than any other shark specie! ‘Princess Rani’ liveaboard, based at Addu Atoll for part of the year, specializes in tiger shark viewing and it delivers! Keep in mind that tiger sharks are very elusive and live in the deep, yet I managed to see them in 4 of the 5 dives that I did in the area specifying as tiger shark dives!” Recommended for: Tiger sharks, Italian food, had the remote dive area all to ourselves!Beck Y, Canada – To read the rest of this review click this link.
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