Join Dive and More (formerly Aqua Spirit Dive Expeditions) on this underwater photography focused Maldives dive trip October 20-27, 2018 on a 7-night dive trip aboard the Carpe Novo Liveaboard – the newest member of the Explorer Ventures Fleet! The Carpe Novo only began service in March 2016! This is a new 22-passenger, 140-foot wooden-hull safari yacht. Staffed by a crew of 13, the most experienced and qualified in the Maldives that will provide you with the best experience possible.
Diving in the Maldives is a truly unique experience! It is the best year-round diving destination in the Indian Ocean. Who doesn’t like to see Manta Rays and lots of them? Top it off with some Whale Sharks and a beautiful vivid reef where you can find small colorful creatures hiding amongst the corals, such as the Ghost Pipe Fish and tiny Flatworms and you will not want to get out of the warm and clear water!
DIVE TRIP QUICK FACTS:Expedition Dates:
October 20, 2018 - October 27, 2018Price: Deluxe main deck staterooms
Comfortable lower deck staterooms
From $1863*USD Deposit Required: $500 USD Booking Status: FULL - Wait List Open Trip Hosted By: Dive and More This is a partner trip! BOOK THIS ADVENTURE
Underwater Photo Pro, Ran Mor of Mozaik Underwater Cameras will be leading the trip and will offer an UW photo workshop for those interested. During the trip, you will get a chance try out new gear – perhaps a different camera/housing, a strobe or a wet lens, and test it on one of the many Mantas or Sharks you are bound to see under the water!
We secured the best route for our group! Our trip will follow the special Central Route, starting at Baa Atoll and ending in Male. This itinerary offers the opportunity to spend more time with Whale Sharks and Mantas. For the photographers amongst you, this route promises the best variety of marine life and water conditions to get the best photos! This is good news for the non-photographers as well of course. This trip will require a short one-way local flight from Male to Baa Atoll. The cost is approximately $165 (the final price will be confirmed closer to date).
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What Else You Need To Know:
Please note there will be a required domestic flight (approx. $165USD) and an overnight hotel required in Male (approx $200-$250USD). Full balance of trip is due April 20th, 2018. Pricing is based on double occupancy. Please inquire about single occupancy surcharge.
Dive accident insurance is mandatory in the Maldives.
Not Including: Airfare, gratuities, dive equipment, Government Green tax – $6 USD per person, per day, dive accident insurance (mandatory) and optional but highly recommended travel insurance, hotel accommodations and personal expenses.
*Accepted forms of payment vary per trip. Inquire within.
OUR DIVE SHOP TRAVEL PARTNERS
Dive and More
Dare To Dream!
As partners of “Mozaik UW Cameras” and “UnderwaterPhotography.com”, we at Dive and More have years of experience in the diving and underwater photography industry. Previously known as “Aqua Spirit Dive Expeditions”, we changed our company name to be able to accommodate our unique take on Dive “plus” trips – from Photo & Video Workshops, to Yoga, Dance, Fashion, Food etc.
Our goal is to create tailor made dive trips for our community, encompassing a unique perspective on marine life and photography and a full diving experience which would create a lifetime of memories.
We want to share our love for the ocean with the world, one person at a time.
On most of our dive trips, we combine underwater photography workshops for photographers at all levels. Our professional guides conducts one-on-one sessions during the workshops, working with each of the participants using their own gear and level of expertise.
Our guide will also bring along different sets of housings and lighting for the participants to try out during the trip. Non-photographers are welcome as well of course. They will surely enjoy the wonderful diving and even get amazing photos of themselves underwater!We promise small groups, personal attention and listening to all your needs and preferences.
We welcome you to take part in our vision and embark on a fantastic journey to explore the wonders of the ocean!
Ran, our leading photo expert and trip leader is an experience photographer and photography instructor. Check out his personal website here