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Take more time to explore the Maldives with Emperor Explorer

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Spend more time exploring two of the most popular itineraries with Emperor Explorer in the Maldives. 10 nights on board this fabulous liveaboard means more dives and flexibility.

Emperor Explorer at a glance:

  • High quality, newly constructed contemporary liveaboard
  • Spa on main deck
  • Choice of spacious dining and relaxation areas
  • Dive with manta, man-sized nurse sharks & whale sharks
  • Visit a local island for a BBQ under the stars
  • Free glass of wine with dinner
  • Free Nitrox
  • 4 dive guides
  • No hidden extras with Emperor’s transparent pricing policy.

12th – 22nd February 2020, South Central

  • Depart & Return to Male
  • Was €3,399 / £2,925 / $3,740
  • Now €2,949 / £2,535 / $3,240
  • SAVE €450 / £390 / $500

South Central Atolls at a glance:

  • North Male Atoll (Check dive): Beautiful Pinnacles & House Reefs.
  • South Male Atoll: Grey reef sharks, eagle rays, other pelagics, beautiful macro wreck.
  • Vaavu Atoll: Beautiful channels, magical soft corals, pelagic delights. Action packed night dive with nurse sharks and others.
  • Meemu Atoll: Enchanting channels with pelagic action, sailfish, grey reef sharks, eagle rays and beautiful soft coral. Manta cleaning station.
  • Thaa Atoll: Hammerhead sharks, whale sharks at night.
  • Laamu Atoll: Beautiful fish filled channels with shark encounters.


16 – 26th August 2020, Northern Hi-Lights

  • Depart & Return to Male
  • Was €2,825 / £2,429 / $3,110
  • Now €2,375 / £2,039 / $2,610
  • SAVE €450 / £390 / $500

Northern Hi-Lights at a glance:

  • North Male Atoll: Beautiful pinnacles.
  • Lhaviyani Atoll: Fushivaru Thila, Kuredu Express and Kuredu Caves.
  • Baa Atoll: Hanifaru Bay, Nelivaru Thila, Dhiggu Thila and many more.
  • Rasdhoo Atoll: Hammerhead dive, Beautiful reef with pelagics.
  • North Ari Atoll: Grey reef sharks, Maaya Thila night dive, Multiple manta cleaning stations.

For further information, email reservations@emperordivers.com or visit www.emperormaldives.com.

Marine Life & Conservation

Jeff chats to… Andrea Marshall of the Marine Megafauna Foundation (Watch Video)

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To mark International Women’s Day 2021, Scubaverse is sharing a series of videos that shine a light on some of the amazing women working in the world of scuba diving and marine conservation.

In this exclusive Zoom interview, Jeff Goodman, Scubaverse Editor-at-Large, chats to Andrea Marshall, co-founder, board member and principal scientist for the Marine Megafauna Foundation, about marine conservation and her work with Manta Rays.

Andrea is a passionate conservation biologist directing an experienced global team of Manta Ray researchers. She is a professional underwater photographer, technical diver and ocean explorer. A seasoned public speaker, educator and ocean ambassador, with on-camera experience. Andrea is also owner of Ray of Hope expeditions, an adventure-science travel company.

Find out more at www.marinemegafauna.org.


Rather listen to a podcast? Listen to the audio HERE on the new Scubaverse podcast channel at Anchor FM.

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Mermaid Minute #1: Meet Mermaid Linden (Watch Video)

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In this new series on Scubaverse.com we will be sharing Linden Wolbert’s video series ‘Mermaid Minute’.

The “Mermaid Minute” is an ocean educational web series for children.  Each action-packed episode explores one subject, creature or habitat about our oceans for 60 seconds.

Professional Mermaid Linden Wolbert is a real mermaid whose passion is educating children about the wonders of our oceans, swimming safety and ocean conservation as well as exploration and inspiring our world’s youngest ocean ambassadors.


Do you LOVE MERMAIDS? This is Episode #1 of the Mermaid Minute, the only ocean education web series hosted by a mermaid! Mermaid Linden created this for kids and anyone who LOVES OUR OCEANS!

See and learn more about Mermaid Linden here: www.mermaidsinmotion.com

Follow Mermaid Linden here:

www.instagram.com/mermaidlinden​

www.facebook.com/mermaidsinmotion​

www.twitter.com/mermaidsnmotion

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Explore the amazing triangle of Red Sea Reefs - The Brothers, Daedalus and Elphinstone on board the brand new liveaboard Big Blue.  With an option to add on a week at Roots Red Sea before or after. 

Strong currents and deep blue water are the catalysts that bring the pelagic species flocking to these reefs. The reefs themselves provide exquisite homes for a multitude of marine life.  The wafting soft corals are adorned with thousands of colourful fish. The gorgonian fans and hard corals provide magnificent back drops, all being patrolled by the reef’s predatory species.

£1475 per person based on double occupancy.  Soft all inclusive board basis, buffet meals with snacks, tea and coffee always available.  Add a week on at Roots Red Sea Resort before or after the liveaboard for just £725pp.  Flights and transfers are included.  See our brochure linked above for the full itinerary.

This trip will be hosted by The Scuba Place.  Come Dive with Us!

Call 020 3515 9955 or email john@thescubaplace.co.uk

www.thescubaplace.co.uk

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