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Manthiri Liveaboard, Maldives

We are the North American sales representatives for the Manthiri 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 12,237+ 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


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    Public Health Emergency regarding the Covid-19 Pandemic has been revoked on 13th March 2022.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. 

  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 travel requirements 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. 

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 trips below!
or book the entire boat and bring your family and friends!

 Click here for our full schedule and open weeks

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
Scuba Venture Trip 2425 October 11 to 20, 2024 Email Us Trip 2427 November 2 to 11, 2024 Email Us
Diventures - Nautilus Trip 2428 November 13 to 22, 2024 Email Us
Stillwater Diving Trip 2501 January 17 to 26, 2025 Email Us
Just Add Water Trip 2502 January 7 to 16, 2025 Email Us
DIMA GROUP Trip 2503 January 27 to Februrary 25, 2025 Private 
Susan Copelas Group Trip 2504 February 6 to 15, 2025 Email us
JD Duff Group Trip 2506 February 26 to March 7, 2025 Email Us
SA Scuba Shack Trip 2507 March 8 to 17, 2025 Email Us
Divers Market Trip 2508 March 18 to 27, 2025 Email Us
Undersea Divers Trip 2509 March 28 to April 6, 2025 Email Us
David Leonard Group Trip 2510 April 7 to 16, 2025 Email Us
Just Add Water Trip 2514 June 11 to 20, 2025 Email Us
Reef Seekers Trip 2524 September 19 to 28, 2025 Email Us
Reef Seekers Trip 2525 September 29 to October 8, 2025 Email Us
FAM Trip Trip 2526 October 9 to 16, 2025 Email Us
MASS Diving Trip 2527 October 17 to 26, 2025 Website
Scubadelphia Trip 2519 November 8 to 17, 2025 Email Us
Just Add Water Trip 2605 February 16 to 25, 2026 Email Us
Aquatic Escapes Trip 2611 April 17 to 26, 2026 Email Us
Easy Divers Trip 2625 September 29 to October 8, 2026 Email Us

Dive Shop FAM Trips
September 19 to 26, 2024

October 9 to 16, 2025

Recommended hotel/resort stays before or after your charter.

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

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.

Mark Potter

Carol Murphy

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 36 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 12,237+ 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
4 Walnut Lane Medway, MA 02053