Amba Liveaboard


10 Cabins
Free Internet
Gear Rental
Renovated in 2016
Built in 2008

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  • Accommodates up to 29 guests in 11 cabins
  • Dive trips in the Northern Maldives, notably Haa Dhaalu, Haa Alifu, Baa and Raa Atolls.
  • Itineraries offered for 8, 10 and 11 nights.
  • Crew can speak English, French, Dutch, Afrikaans and German.

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Boat Description

The Amba is a spacious yacht operating in the Northern Atolls of the Maldives. This 33m (108ft) vessel has 11 cabins - 7 on the lower deck with ensuite bathrooms, 2 standard and 2 luxury on the upper deck with a private sundeck. All cabins have air conditioning. There is an indoor lounge area with library, internet, TV and games, as well as an al fresco area to relax between dives. The sundeck is roomy, with sunbeds and a sunbathing lawn. Alongside are the diving dhoni, which houses all dive equipment, and a speedboat. There is also a counter weight system to reduce seasickness. Amba liveaboard enjoys trips in the quiet, Northern Atolls of the Maldives - mostly Haa Dhaalu and Haa Alifu Atoll but with frequent excursions to Raa and Baa Atoll. There are lots of amazing things to see on the dive sites here such as manta rays, napoleon wrasse and guitar, grey reef and leopard sharks. The boat can cater for nitrox and rebreather diving upon request.

Diving Services


  • DIN Adaptors
  • Nitrox available
  • Rebreather Support
  • Rinse hosts
  • Dive deck
  • Tenders for diving
  • Sidemount Diving

Languages Spoken

Boat Amenities

Boat facilities

  • Shaded diving deck
  • Camera Station
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Audio & video entertainment
  • Library
  • Air Conditioned saloon
  • Aircon Cabins
  • Sun Deck
  • Indoor Saloon
  • Non-Diver (Snorkeler) Friendly
  • Warm Water Showers
  • Separate rinse for u/w camera
  • Camera room with table and charging point
  • Custom built for diving
  • Charging stations
  • Paid Internet
  • En-Suite bathrooms

Onboard payments

  • Visa
  • Mastercard
  • USD
  • EUR
  • GBP

Food and Drink

  • Western Food
  • Local Food
  • Vegetarian Options
  • Buffet style
  • Beer available
  • Selection of wines
  • Snacks All Day

If you have specific diet requests you can add this to your special requests on step 2 of the booking form. We advise limiting these requests to religious beliefs or food allergies. The liveaboard serves great food and you will be hungry after a full day of diving!

Gear Rental

  • 15L tanks
  • Nitrox tank
  • Dive Computer

There is diving gear available to rent on this boat. Please provide your rental needs on the booking form. You will need to pay for the rental gear on board of the boat. Show prices

Vessel Layout

Vessel Layout

Fine Prints

Booking process

Select a dive itinerary that suits your date preferencs and a cabin of your choice and enter your personal information. Submit the booking request. Once the booking is processed, you will receive an email notification with all booking details conveniently laid out in PDF.

Payment and cancellation

  • More than 30 days out = 100 % refund
  • Between 0 and 31 days out = 10 % refund
  • Between 0 and 31 days out = 0 % refund
  • Between 15 and 30 days out = 15 % refund
  • Between 31 and 60 days out = 25 % refund
  • Between 61 and 90 days out = 50 % refund
  • Between 90 and 0 days out = 70 % refund
  • Less than 15 days out = no refund


VAT, Airport Transfer, Drinking Water, Tea & Coffee, Full-Board Meal Plan (All meals), Snacks, Diving Package, Fishing, Beach Towels, Cabin Towels, Deck Towels.

Required Extras

Environment Tax (6 EUR per day), Fuel Surcharge (15 EUR per day).

Optional Extras

Travel Insurance, Gratuities (120-150 EUR per week), Hotel Transfer, Alcoholic Beverages, Soft drinks, Nitrox (10 EUR per day), Nitrox Course (99 EUR per activity), Private Dive Guide (90 EUR per day), Rental Gear, Scuba Diving Courses (275 EUR per activity).