Carpe Diem​

The Carpe Diem is a 35-meter-long motor safari yacht that can accommodate up to 20 passengers. It offers various itineraries, including diving and surfing cruises, allowing guests to explore the stunning underwater world of the Maldives. The yacht is equipped with modern amenities, spacious cabins, a restaurant, a bar, a sundeck, and a dive deck to ensure a comfortable and enjoyable experience.

Carpe Diem provides a dive dhoni (boat) that is fully equipped with an extensive array of top-notch dive equipment, including a Nitrox compressor. Our team takes great care in maintaining our gear to ensure optimal reliability and performance. With our onboard air systems, you can count on a constant supply of clean and compressed air for all your dives.

Length 35 m

Beam 10 m

Capacity 20

Cabins 10

lounge area

Carpe Diem​


Main Deck

  • 2 Double Cabins
  • Lounge / Dive Briefing Area (air conditioned)
  • Dive Equipment Room
  • Communal Toilet
  • Outdoor Communal area

Upper Deck

  • 1 Suite
  • 1 Deluxe Suite
  • Open Air Restaurant & Bar
  • Bridge area
  • Office

Lower Deck

  • 6 Standard Cabins
  • Crew accommodation

Sun Deck

  • Outdoor Seating Area
  • Sun loungers


Carpe Diem​ Facilities

All cabins have individually controlled AC, safety deposit boxes, life jackets and TV screens connected to central media system and their own private bathrooms. The electricity voltage on board is of 220V and the plugs are of multinational type



The Carpe Diem has 10 comfortable cabins of different standards divided over 3 decks. The various cabin categories are Suite (1) & Deluxe Suite (1) on Upper Deck, Double Cabins (2) on Main Deck and Standard Cabins (6) on Lower Deck.


  • Transfers (pickup and drop off from Airport)
  • A refreshing welcome drink upon arrival
  • 7 or 10 nights’ accommodation aboard our state-of-the-art vessel
  • All meals (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner and snacks)
  • Unlimited drinking water, coffee and tea
  • A beach BBQ (Weather and government permitting)
  • 3 dives daily (excluding the day of arrival and the day before departure), led by our team of professional local English-speaking dive guides
  • 1 or 2 night dives (dependent on the length of stay and subject to weather conditions) Not included in Deep South Itineraries.
  • Equipment: Nitrox and normal air tanks (11.5 and 13.5 Aluminium DIN / INT), one SMB per diving couple/buddy team, reef hooks, weights and belts*
  • T-GST 16% + 10% service charge


  • Any equipment not mentioned under inclusions
  • Dive courses
  • Green tax (US$6 per person/per night)
  • Domestic flights
  • Park fees where required (e.g. Hanifaru Bay)
  • Soft drinks and alcoholic beverages
  • Dive insurance (Mandatory)
  • Travel insurance (Recommended)
  • Fuel surcharges where applicable
  • Wi-Fi (Available on board at additional cost)


Safari Schedule

More Trips
Date Route Available Status Price
10 Aug-17 Aug
8 Days/7 Nights
Carpe Diem​
Best of Maldives (7N'S)
9 Pax Left
Available 1,990 USD Select Cabin
17 Aug-27 Aug
11 Days/10 Nights
Carpe Diem​
Manta Madness 1 (MLE/MLE) 10 Nights
8 Pax Left
1 option
Available 2,790 USD Select Cabin
31 Aug-07 Sep
8 Days/7 Nights
Carpe Diem​
Best of Maldives (7N'S)
8 Pax Left
5 options
Available 1,990 USD Select Cabin
07 Sep-17 Sep
11 Days/10 Nights
Carpe Diem​
Manta Madness 3 (MLE/DRV) 10 Nights
12 Pax Left
Available 2,790 USD Select Cabin
17 Sep-27 Sep
11 Days/10 Nights
Carpe Diem​
Deep North 1 (DRV/MLE) 10 Nights
12 Pax Left
Available 2,790 USD Select Cabin


Carpe Diem​ Team

The Carpe Diem team will take care of your perfect holiday, with some of the top divers in the Maldives heading up your diving adventures and a professional chef in charge of the catering. Our team is dedicated to ensuring an unforgettable experience during your stay on the Carpe Diem

The Carpe Diem takes full charter, half charter as well as individual booking requests.

The Carpe Diem will have 7 and 10 night cruises. The cruises normally leave every Saturday unless in the event of 10 day cruises departure days might change.

Check in time is at 12.30 pm. In case of early arrivals, guests will be met by our representative and will have the option to wait at the airport or arrangements can be made to use the facilities of the nearby airport hotel, or a dayroom at a hotel in Hulhumale. Check out time is at 8:00 on the day of departure.

Winter rates run usually from mid October till end April. Summer rates run from May till mid October. Rates for surf, fishing or tailor made private charters are available upon request.
Mid October - 30 April (High Season)
For every 5 paying guests, one free space is offered in a standard cabin

May - Mid October (Summer Season)
For every 5 paying guests, one free space is offered in a standard cabin + Early Bird Bonus 10%) - Low Season only

The group travel discounts can NOT be combined with any other discount except for the Early Bird discounts in summer season only.
Special Offers:
10% Early Bird and Last-Minute discounts are reflected in our live rates on our BOOK NOW page:

Extra Discounts applicable:

5% Discount is applicable to all repeat adventurers who have previously stayed on Carpe Diem, Carpe Vita or Carpe Novo.

Dive Instructors:
5% Discount is applicable to all dive instructors on the Carpe Diem Maldives Fleet.

5% Discount is applicable to honeymooners on the Carpe Diem Maldives Fleet

Non - Divers:
10% Discount is applicable to all non-divers on the Carpe Diem Maldives Fleet.

Above discounts are non-combinable – a single discount will apply to the relevant reservation.

To book the above extra discounts please book directly via [email protected]
All three of our award-winning vessels, The Carpe Diem, The Carpe Vita and The Carpe Novo may be hired for private charters.

If you prefer the exclusivity of a luxurious liveaboard for a select group of your friends/family/work colleagues, we are able to offer private diving, snorkelling, surfing and fishing charters.

Itineraries can be tailormade to suit your group’s individual requirements.

Each of our vessels are accompanied by our spacious diving Dhoni’s as well as a small tender, which offers flexibility for all of your needs.

We can cater for up to 20 people on the Carpe Diem for private groups.

Please contact us directly to discuss your specific requirements and to design a package exclusively for you.

Our experienced crew includes: a Diving Instructor and Dive Masters, a surfing guide for surfing charters, and a professional chef who can cater for all dietary requirements while producing mouth-watering dishes from around the world.

We look forward to discussing your dream trip with you.
Payment policy:
30% of total amount within 10 days of confirmation to be paid to secure booking. Balance of 70% of total amount to be paid 90 days before the start of the trip. If the trip starts within the 90 Days period, full Payment will be required within 10 Days of securing the booking.

Carpe Diem Maldives Cruises requires full pre-payment for all reservations at least ninety (90) days prior to guest arrival. Failure to do so may result in the cancellation of the reservation.
All cancellation notifications must be made by mailing Carpe Diem Maldives Head Office via e-mail at [email protected] and copying [email protected].

Reservations will not be considered cancelled until a receipt of cancellation invoice is received.

Cancellation prior to arrival
100% of full stay will be charged within 90 days before the trip departure.
90 days and above - 30% of deposit of full stay will be charged.
Special requirements can be made (depending on the cancellation) without charge.
No refunds will be made, but re-bookings are allowed depending on the reason for the cancellation.
We will provide all necessary information should you need to claim from your insurance company.

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Vessel M/V Carpe Diem
Registry Republic of Maldives
Built 2008
Refurbished 2022
Length 35m
Beam 10m
Superstructure Wood
Hull & Decking Wood
Guests 20
Crew 13
Cabins 10
Deck 3
Engine Doosan Daewood Diesel 650 Hp
Fuel 7000
Navigation GPS, Sounder
Comms Satelite, VHF Radio, Internet , GSM
Generators 2 Generators, Hz, 380V, 45KW
Electric 220 / 50 Hz, 24 hours daily
Fresh Water 5000L
Water Maker 16000L
Diving Dhoni Yes
HP Compressor 2
Nitrox Unit 1
First Aid Oxygen 10500 Litres
Dive Equipment Yes
Diving School Padi
Safety Equipment Life Jackets
Smoke detectors Fire extinguishers
Emergency Alarm