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Manthiri Liveaboard, Maldives

Why dive the Maldives on the Manthiri?

Mantas, whalesharks, turtles, octopus, large schools of fish, beautiful anemones and clownfish, healthy hard and soft corals, and more variety and quantity of marine life than any place you have ever seen.

Manthiri is the most experienced dive operator in the Maldives (Established 1996).

Most experienced and helpful crew in the Maldives.

Moosa Hassan, our head dive guide, has over 11,820+ dives in the Maldives. He knows all the excellent dive sites!

Only 12 passengers for personalized attention and limited divers underwater!

Join us for a trip of a lifetime and "Live the Dream" with us underwater!

Maldives Website:

Covid procedures are constantly changing. Please contact us for the most current updates.

See our video on YouTube.

Offer your customers the Manthiri Experience
Mantas, Whale Sharks, Octopus, Turtles, Large Schools of Fish, beautiful Corals and more!


Quick Links: Sample Package | Schedule | Sales Representatives | Trip Information





Large Schools of Fish

Anenomes and Clownfish

Soft Corals

Hard Corals

Mark Potter's Signature Photos

Manthiri - Our Vessels

You have been working hard.
Treat yourself to a well deserved dive vacation!

 Sample Package

  • Included:
    Airport transfers in Male
    Accommodations onboard the Manthiri based on double occupancy Click here for schedule
    Approximately 4 dives per day or 3 day dives and 1 night dive
    Meals, bottled water, coffee, tea, and juices
    Tanks and weights
    16% Food/Services Tax
    $6 per night Government Green Tax
  • Not Included:
    Hotel stays before or after the trip
    Crew Gratuity
    Soda, beer, wine, hard liquor

    $175 Fuel surcharge, collected on the boat
    Personal purchases
    Meals in transit
    Trip insurance - Highly Recommended
    Covid Tests

Note: For groups, the schedule can be adjusted to meet your number of nights requirements.

Current Travel Requirements for the Maldives

  1. COVID-19 Travel Advisory

    Public Health Emergency regarding the Covid-19 Pandemic has been revoked on 13th March 2022. No Covid Tests required to enter or leave the Maldives.  USA no longer requires a Covid test to reenter the USA.

    Important Notes:

    All travelers are required to submit the Traveler Declaration within 96 hours to the flight time, during arrival and departure to and from the Maldives.
    PCR result is not mandatory from any passenger during arrival and departure. This applies to unvaccinated travelers as well. Once completed print out the QR Code and bring to the airport at check in. You will also need to upload a head and shoulders picture.  Travel-related quarantine is not required by any traveler. However, except the arriving tourists and Maldivians (residing in the Maldives) to the Maldives, other travelers are advised to do a PCR test between the 3rd and 5th day of arrival.

  2. Your dive shop you booked through will be sending you a voucher from the Manthiri that states the date of arrival and where you are staying. You need this or they will not let you on the plane.
  3. Here is a link to the trip information sheet. Remember cash for tipping must be newer bills, clean not written on or torn. Boat takes Mastercard and Visa.
  4. I would be at the airport at least 3 hours before your departure. Lines will be slower due to all the COVID stuff to process.
  5. Here is the link to the boat application and medical form. Please fill this out ahead of time and bring it to the boat so check in goes a lot faster.
  6. The USA government is no longer requiring a negative COVID-19 test returning to the USA. 
  7. Maldives on island COVID Insurance - 

What you need to bring to the airport:

Copy of Immigration QR Code Sheet
Manthiri Confirmation Voucher
Passport (make sure you have six months left on it from return date)

Individuals Join us on one of our group lead trips
or book the entire boat!

 Click here for our full schedule and open weeks

Enfield Scuba Trip 2301 January 7 to 16, 2023 Email Us
Enfield Scuba Trip 2302 January 17 to 26, 2023 Email Us
Easy Diver Trip 2303 January 27 to February 5, 2023 Email Us
Under the Sea Academy Trip 2304 February 6 to 15, 2023 Email Us
Azimuth Scuba Trip 2305 February 16 to 25, 2023 Email Us
Scuba Shack (Canada) Trip 2306 February 26 to March 7, 2023 Email Us
Azimuth Scuba Trip 2307 March 8 to 17, 2023 Email Us
Scubadelphia Trip 2309 March 28 to April 6, 2023 Email Us
Scubadelphia Trip 2310 April 7 to 16, 2023 Email Us
Divers Market Trip 2311 April 17 to 26, 2023 Email Us
Just Add Water Trip 2325 September 29 to October 8, 2023 Email Us
Just Add Water Trip 2326 October 9 to 18, 2023 Email Us
Stillwater Diving Trip 2327 October 19 to 28, 2023 Email Us
Denver Divers Trip 2328 October 29 to November 7, 2023 Email Us
Atlantis Aquatics Trip 2329 November 8 to 17, 2023 Email Us
Reef Seekers Trip 2330 November 18 to 27, 2023 Email Us
Aquatic Specialties Trip 2404 February 6 to 15, 2024 Email Us
Just Add Water Trip 2405 February 16 to 25, 2024 Email Us
Just Add Water Trip 2406 February 26 to March 6, 2024 Email Us
Divers Market Trip 2407 March 8 to 17, 2024 Email Us
MASS Diving, Inc. Trip 2411 April 17 to 26, 2024 Website
MASS Diving, Inc. Trip 2412 April 27 to May 6, 2024 Website Trip 2427 November 2 to 11, 2024 Email Us
Diventures - Nautilus Trip 2428 November 13 to 22, 2024 Email Us
Just Add Water Trip 2502 January 17 to 26, 2025 Email Us
JD Duff Group Trip 2506 February 26 to March 7, 2025 Email Us
Divers Market Trip 2508 March 18 to 27, 2025 Email Us
Just Add Water Trip 2514 June 11 to 20, 2025 Email Us
Easy Divers Trip 2523 September 9 to 18, 2025 Email Us

Dive Shop FAM Trips
September 9 to 16, 2023 - 1 Room Left
September 19 to 26, 2023 - Sold out wait list

September 19 to 26, 2024 - Just added!

 Our Sales Representatives are ready to take your call 508-651-0772

Mark Potter

Carol Murphy

Our staff looks forward to working with dive shops, individuals, and wholesalers by assisting them with creating not only successful trips to the Maldives, but wonderful exciting memories of the marine life that will leave their divers speechless.  It is all about diving, sharing experiences, and "Living the Dream" underwater.

If you are interested in booking a trip through our company, Manthiri Liveaboard USA Sales and Marketing Office, here is what you can expect:

Staff available to answer questions and to assist with bookings.

Email contact at for ease of communicating.

An informational website at

 We will educate your staff so they have all the tools they need to sell a Manthiri, Maldives Group Dream Vacation.

 We will offer you spectacular underwater photos to assist you in promoting the sizzle of your group trip on your website, paper flyers, and other promotional material.

 Maldives Nights - Mark has created a PowerPoint Presentation and can come out to your dive center and/or make it available for your use to assist in creating excitement for your Maldives group trip.

 Mark Potter and Moosa Hassan (Cruise Director and Experienced Dive Guide on the Manthiri) have put together a book on diving the Maldives on the Manthiri. This book is available for you to show your customers and assist you in selling your group trips.

 We exhibit at trade shows and will assist you in filling your group trips.

 We will work with individual bookings but also steer customers to dive centers that book through us.

 We will list your trip on our website with a link to your trip page to steer customers to your store.

Why has Mark and MASS Diving had 34 successful group trips to the Maldives on the Manthiri?

 Manthiri is the most experienced dive operator in the Maldives (Established 1996)  They know where the best dive sites are and when the best time of the day or year is to dive on them.

 Moosa Hassan, their dive guide, has over 11,820+ dives on the reefs of the Maldives and is an expert underwater photographer and marine life.

 The Manthiri has the most experienced and friendly crew in the Maldives.

 Their chefs will cook you the most amazing meals and can customize the food to your dietary needs.

 The marine life and corals will leave you speechless. Mark and Moosa's photos tell the underwater story.

 With 6 cabins and 12 guests it is not only easier to fill the boat but also offers more personal attention - 12 passengers to approximately 11 crew.

Manthiri Maldives
Photo Book
By Mark Potter and Moosa Hassan

Photos of our liveaboard dive boat in the Maldives, the crew, and amazing marine life you will see on your Maldives Dream Dive Vacation with us.
Click on book to purchase

29 full color pages

Manthiri Liveaboard

North America Sales and Marketing Office
247 West Central Street, Natick MA 01760