Carpe Novo Liveaboard

Carpe Novo Liveaboard

8.6
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  • NitroxFree
  • Wi-FiSurcharge
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    Yes

The largest and the newest member of the fleet. The boat caters diving, surfing, and fishing trips. Itineraries range from Classical central routes to Deep South and Far North. 3 dives per day will be scheduled.

Boat Interior
The liveaboard can accommodate 22 passengers on three decks. There are three types of cabins on board. All are supplied with individually controlled air-conditioning, safes for personal belongings. Junior suites are located on the upper deck, this room has a queen bed, some of the cabins have converted beds. There 2 single cabins on the main deck and also 2 standard cabins, that you can book for 2 or share with another diver.
Comfortable outdoor and indoor areas will be a benefit for those who want to relax in the sun. Boat's passengers can use the entertainment systems, watch TV in the lounge zone or enjoy gorgeous Maldivians sunsets from an open-air area. Plus, there is a sundeck with the shaded and unshaded parts for those who prefer to get some tan in between diving.

Dive Deck
Dive deck has storage facilities for the gear. Divers with certain certification can use nitrox for filling tanks. The boat has an L W membrane system.

Safety
The boat has the necessary facilities to ensure safety on board. She's equipped with fire extinguishers, life jackets, emergency alarm.


Special Facilities for Photographers
Carpe Nova has special facilities to help divers to maintain their photo equipment. There is a separate room with good lights and a big camera table. The Maldives is a true paradise for photo enthusiasts. Here they can dive with big mantas, whale sharks, explore coral reefs, and blue lagoons.

Itinerary
Itineraries include diving in North Male, Vaavu, Meemu, and other Maldivian atolls. Divers can choose 7 or 10 nights trips if they want to dedicate more time to explore the underwater world of this marvelous destination. Also, this boat is one of the few that can offer trips to the Deep South of Maldives. This itinerary includes diving on Foammulah and Huvadhoo Atolls that known for its stunning coral reefs, channels, and currents. One of the dive sites of Meemu Atoll is Medhufushi Thila. It’s a marvelous reef, a great place to see mantas.

When to Go
Diving at the Maldives is possible throughout the year. Mantas and sharks, hammerheads, and turtles can be found all year round. Time from May to November is considered the best time to visit the Maldives

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Select the cabin of your choice and enter your personal information. Submit the booking request. Once the booking is processed, you will receive an email notification with all booking details conveniently laid out in PDF.

Confirmation

Our team will contact the liveaboard on your behalf to confirm availability and other booking details. We put your place(s) on hold and get back to you within 24 hours. If there are any issues, we come back to you with alternative options.

Payment

Once your booking is confirmed, you will receive an email notification with payment instructions. You then have up to 72 hours to take care of other travel arrangements and process the transaction to secure your reservation.

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Payment Terms & Cancellation Policy

Payment schedule

  • 30% will be required within 3 days after the booking confirmation to secure the booking
  • 100% will be required in 93 days prior to the embarkation date

Cancellation fees

  • If you cancel after the booking is secured with a payment the cancellation fee of 30% will be charged
  • 100% will be charged if cancelled in 93 days before the embarkation date
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Standard Сabin

Deck
Lower Deck
Bedding
Double Bed + Twin Bed
Max occupancy
2 Guests
Ensuite Bathroom
Ensuite Bathroom
Aircon
Aircon
Number of Cabins
6 Cabins
A total of 6 standard cabins (Turtle, Dolphin, Barracuda, Octopus, Frogfish and Napoleon) are located on the cabin deck below the main deck. 4 cabins (Turtle, Dolphin, Barracuda and Napoleon) have one queen size bed and a single bed and the 2 front cabins (Frogfish and Octopus) have two single beds. All cabins have a smart TV connected to the central media system, desk, private ensuite bathrooms with showers. All standard cabins have portholes

Junior Suite

Deck
Upper Deck
Bedding
Twin / Double (Convirtable)
Max occupancy
2 Guests
Ensuite Bathroom
Ensuite Bathroom
Aircon
Aircon
Number of Cabins
4 Cabins
The 4 junior suite cabins (Whale shark, Hammerhead, Tiger shark and Thresher shark cabins) have king size (200 x 200 cm) beds which in the Whale shark and Tiger shark cabins can be separated in two single beds (90 x 200 cm), wide flat screen TV connected to central media system, desk, hanging closet, windows throughout the side of the cabin, bathroom with sink dual cabinets and a spacious shower

Single Suite

Deck
Main Deck
Bedding
Single Bed
Max occupancy
1 Guest
Ensuite Bathroom
Ensuite Bathroom
Aircon
Aircon
Number of Cabins
2 Cabins
The two single suites cabins (Eagle ray and Manta ray), located on the main deck have queen size beds (150 x 200 cm) and desk, TV connected to central media system, hanging closet, large windows, private ensuite bathroom and shower
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8.6
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Spacious Boat for Fun Diving in MaldivesVerified review

The Carpe Novo boat was very spacious with several areas to hang out and quite large rooms and bathrooms. The cleaning service was great - everything was cleaned each morning. The roof lounge area was very fun to hang out on and enjoy the cruise or sunset. Sometimes they forgot to take the futons back out though and they were still wrapped up. The diving was nice-- we didn't always luck out with the right currents but they adapted the route based on how conditions were. Each of the guides had their strengths: one guide was super friendly and enthusiastic and helpful, others are artists and draw amazing sketches of the dive sites, and others are very knowledgeable of the dive sites. We also really enjoyed being able to leave our gear on the smaller dive boat, and it was also quite spacious! The chef and bartender were amazing and there was so much variety in the food with great service. The curries were excellent and the salads were always varied and interesting.
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6.25

Good boat with bad diving instructorVerified review

Boat - mostly functional equipment and appliances (some sun beds were broken thought). You get daily fresh towels and cleaning of bathroom which is great. Food - plenty of variety, but compared with what you get on Egyptian liveaboard it is just “ok”. Diving - weakest part of the whole tour. We got only 3 diving instructors instead of 4. Our instructor was outermost unprofessional and endangered the group many times. How? - lost the group under water 4 times - instead of guiding the group and showing things stayed mostly behind playing with Nemo fish and poking with his stick in the ground - let dive part of the group on Nitrox without certification and said to them that the gas was air while it wasn’t …
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