Maldives Deep South Shark Special 2026

BOAT DATES
Week 1
– 1-8th March 2026

EARLY BIRD DISCOUNT – SAVE £300 if you book before March 2025.

“Deep South” Sharks and Manta Special

We will be hosting a weeks’ liveaboard to the Southern Atolls of the Maldives on board the luxurious Horizon III. This Maldivian liveaboard focuses on quality diving, comfort, and safety. A twin-engine motor yacht, with 12 cabins that can accommodate 22 divers, a restaurant serving delicious buffet food, a fully stocked bar with your favourite tipple, spa, sundecks and an open-air hot tub. The boat provides 4 experienced Divemasters and the average ratio is 1 Divemaster for every 6 divers.

A Typical Shark Week Onboard Includes

• Full board meal plan
• 17 dives included.
• 15 Minutes Welcome Free Massage.
• Island Hopping (Subject to weather)
• BBQ on the island (Subject to weather)
• Airport Pick up and drop off back to the Airport
• Dive Dhoni and a Dinghy.
• Four Professional dive guides

tiger shark diving holiday

‘Shark Week’ Dive Plan

The liveaboard will be cruising the Southern Atolls focusing on searching for large pelagics including the following sharks and rays:

  • Tiger Sharks
  • Bull sharks
  • Silkies
  • Silvertips
  • Schools of grey reef sharks
  • Reef manta rays
  • Hammerhead sharks
  • Nurse sharks
  • There is also a chance of seeing thresher sharks, oceanic mantas and whale sharks


Price

The cost for 7 nights in a shared twin / double cabin is £2,700pp.

This includes 6 days diving, all meals, tea, coffee & water, 12ltr cylinder, weights, shark talks, transfers to/from the airport.

For an Upper Deck Double Cabin please add £150pp

Book before 31st March 2025 and get £300 off!!!

Does not include flights which we can book once released by the airline (roughly March 2025).

To book your space simply e-mail holidays@oysterdiving.com or complete the form before.


Terms and Condition
For our full T&C’s please click here. The boat is subject to the terms and conditions of Horizon III liveaboard and also that of the airline. We are agents for these suppliers. In the event that Elke is unable to attend the trip for reasons outside of our control then we will attempt to find another shark expert. The trip will still go ahead on the same itinerary.

Maldives Shark Special with Marine Biologist Dr. Elke Bojanowski | February 2025

Horizon III is a luxury Maldives liveaboard which focuses on quality diving and safety, giving you the perfect diving holiday. A twin-engine yacht, with 12 Cabins that can accommodate 22 to 24 Divers, with restaurant, bar- fully provided with favorite drinks, spa, sun deck and Outdoor Hot Tub.

High-quality contemporary liveaboard
3 Ocean View Suites across the upper deck
Choice of spacious dining and relaxation areas
4 Professional dive guides
A separate 24m diving dhoni (Tender)

Most respected Diving Liveaboard in the Maldives.
Highly trained and dedicated staff.
On-deck outdoor tub and a comfortable leisure decks.
Comfortable, clean and light interior design.
Experienced Ayurvedic therapist.

Intinerary

Best of Central Atolls

The “Best of Maldives” because they include a beautiful mix of everything and the greatest diversity: as well as Sharks and Rays Rays you are likely to have encounters with Napoleon Wrasse, Soft and Hard Corals, sometimes Mantas at Night, Whaleshark, an exciting wreck dive… BBQ on island. You will love it because it offers a beautiful mix of Maldivian highlights.

Cost includes

  • Full Board Meal Plan
  • 17 – 18 Dives included.
  • 15 Minutes Welcome Free Massage.
  • Island Hopping (Subject to weather)
  • BBQ on the island (Subject to weather)
  • Airport Pick up and drop off back to the Airport
  • Dive Dhoni and a Dinghy.
  • Four Professional dive guides

Cost excludes

  • Green Tax $6 per person per night
  • Nitrox and Wi-Fi
  • Equipment rental.
  • $5 per person BBQ island fees
  • Alcohol and soft drinks
  • International and Domestic flights (Applicable on the routes that require the domestic flights). Male region do not require domestic flights.
How experienced do I need to be?

To make the most of the trip we recommend that you are a minimum of Advanced Open Water diver with at least 35 dives fairly recently.

Are there any dangerous sharks?

Most sharks are not dangerous to divers and there are very few incidents worldwide each year. Most of the time these are due to human error such as baiting or feeding the sharks. Most of the sharks we plan to see this week are very shy and are more scared of you then them.