Handy Cruise is currently only available for full boat charters and not individual bookings - please see our available Maldives liveaboards.

Handy cruise is one of the finest liveaboards in her class. She cruises from Male in the Maldives for her one week liveaboard safaris in North and south Male atoll, Ari atoll and Vaavu atoll. She caters 22 guests in 10 cabins. She is a fully equipped cruising boat and is equipped with a dhoni (a traditional Maladivian vessel) used to dive from and keep all the tanks and compressors on board so you are not bothered by the noise. Handy cruise is designed to cater to your every need including a spa with massage room and a jacuzzi. A spacious indoor air-conditioned lounge and bar area with all the latest hi-fi equipment and flat screen tv compliments the outdoor relaxation and dining areas meaning whether you dive or not you will have plenty to keep you occupied and plenty of space to find your own place as you cruise the Maldives in style and comfort - Handy cruise is only available for full charters not individual bookings.

Handy cruise - prices

The prices below are in USD and for the whole boat - 10 cabins (20 - 22 persons (22 if 2 cabins have 3 person inside) per day.

All 11 cabins - Charter only - 22pax Price per day US$
up until April 2014 $4,640
Aug 14 $5,140
Sep 14 $4,640
Oct 14 $4,640
Nov 14 $5,340
Dec 14 $5,340
Jan 15 $5,340
Feb 15 $5,340
Mar 15 $5,340
Apr 15 $5,340
May 15 $4,640

Charter prices are based on prices are based on 10 cabins and a Maximum of 22 guests - there is no minimum amount of guests but the price remains the same.

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Booking and Reservations conditions

Cancellation Policy

Dive equipment rental charges

Items Rent per day Rent per week Loss or damage
Computer 5 25 220
Torch / Lamp 3 20 50
Jackets (BCD) 15 75 350
Regulator 15 75 380
Fins / Mask / Snorkel 10 55 45 / 37 / 15
Shortie wetsuit (3mm) 5 25 105

Massage price list

Type of Massage Time Price Us$
Theyo Dhemun 60 Minutes 75.00
Theyo Dhemun 90 Minutes 105.00
Sarawak Massage 60 Minutes 75.00
Sarawak Massage 90 Minutes 105.00
Swedish massage 60 Minutes 80.00
Swedish massage 90 Minutes 110.00
Back rejuventator 25 Minutes 45.00
Royal honey facial 50 Minutes 70.00

Note: Prices subject to change.

Handy cruise - schedule

Handy cruise - cabins

Upper Deck

1 upper deck double Master suite, 2 upper deck double jacuzzi cabins, 2 upper deck double seaview.

Lower Deck

4 lower deck cabins with 1 queen size and 1 single bed standard cabins and 1 lower deck cabin with twin single beds.

Handy cruise - itinerary

Itineraries depend on the time of year and the prevailing currents at that time of the year. diving in the Maldives is year round.

The first day of each cruise is spent doing a tour of Male, a check dive and relaxing.

1 week: - 6 days of diving - possible itineraries dependant on the season.

  1. Male North, Rasdhoo, Ari North, Ari South, Male South
  2. Male North, Male South, Felidhoo
  3. Male North, Ari North, Ari South, Felidhoo, Male South

10 days:

  1. Male North, Rasdhoo, Ari North, Ari South, Felidhoo, Male South
  2. Male North, Male South, Felidhoo, Mulaku
  3. Male North, Lhaviyani, Baa

2 weeks:

  1. Male North, Rasdhoo, Ari North, Ari South, Faafu, Dhaalu, Mulaku, Felidhoo, Male South
  2. Male North, Lhaviyani, Noonu, Raa, Baa

Handy cruise - diving

Maldives liveaboard safaris are without doubt the best way to explore these magificent Atolls.

Maldives safaris trips are available for individual bookings and /or for full charter cruises. Spaces and dates are limited so advance booking is recommended.

The diverse itinerary of the liveaboard gives you the opportunity to visit many of the varied atolls and experience many types of underwater landscapes in just one trip!

If your partner is a non-diver Handy cruise has an comprehensive itinerary for non-divers involving island visits, trips to local villages, treks and fishing tours to keep your partner busy whilst you explore the big blue - Maldives diving pictures

Diving Seasons in the Maldives - The best Time for Diving in the Maldives

Maldives diving Courses

If you have never been diving before, or want to continue your diving education then why not take a diving course, our PADI certified instructors can offer you scuba instruction from PADI’s Discover diving course, through to the Divemaster program.