Machaba Camp

Horizon III is a 36 meter state-of-the-art vessel sailing with 25 guests in 12 en-suite cabins. All the cabins are tastefully decorated with ample storage space, AC, and either twin or double beds. Guests have the choice of Standard, Deluxe or Master Deluxe Cabin. Social areas include the indoor lounge, dining and bar areas, entertainment areas and board games. Meals are taken in the indoor or outdoor dining area with stunning panoramic views. A wide variety of food is freshly prepared and special dietary requests can be accommodated. For relaxation, you can choose the sun deck with loungers, mattresses, and a hot tub or unwind with a therapeutic massage from the onboard masseuse. There’s even security cameras on board so you can feel secure about your high-tech gear.

The diving with the Horizon III takes place from the dedicated 18m support dhoni with 3 crew, camera rinsing & set-up stations, dive prep up area and Nitrox available for those certified. The dhoni is large enough to support more than 30 divers, leaving ample space for everyone to get ready and for storing gear. Snorkelers are welcome as well.

The dive trips vary from 7 - 14 nights and explore the central, northern, and southern atolls. There’s opportunities to see manta rays, reef sharks, eagle rays, stingrays, turtles, and even whale sharks. The crew and dive guides of the Horizon III lare some of the most experienced in the Maldives and have more than 15 years of experience diving in the region. They know all the best spots to dive away from the crowds. The captain has over 30 years of experience in the Maldives, so you can rest assured that you will visit some of the best areas based on the local conditions.

The Horizon III Boat has:

Camera Station

Massage

Audio & video entertainment

Library

Air Conditioned saloon

Aircon Cabins

Sun Deck

Indoor Saloon

Non-Diver (Snorkeler) Friendly

Warm Water Showers

Outdoor Dining

Camera room with table and charging point

Custom built for diving

Charging stations

En-Suite bathrooms

Paid Internet

Outside Showers

Family Cabins

Seaview Cabins

Snorkeling Equipment

Dedicated Local & International Crew

Leisure Deck

Observation Deck

Bar

Available for Charter

Kayaks

Stand Up Paddleboard

Water Ski

Fishing

Wakeboarding

Boat Specifications

Year built - 2009
Length - 36 meters
Top speed - 14 knots
Cruising speed - 10 knots
Engines - 2 x 360hp DOOSAN Daewoo (Dual Screw)
Max guests - 25
Number of cabins - 12
Number of bathrooms - 12
Tenders - 2
Fuel capacity - 8 tonnes
Freshwater maker - 2 x 6 tonnes per day Aqua Reef

Standard Twin/Double Cabins

Standard en-suite non-smoking cabins in the lower deck with double beds or twin beds (convertible). All rooms have remote-controlled Air Conditioning and are installed with a hairdryer. The cabins are provided with handwash, soap, and shampoos. Also plenty of storage, a wardrobe, shelving, a mirror, and a small table. All beds have Duvets, Bed Covers, and Bed Linen. Beach Towels, Shower Towels are regularly/daily changed.


Deluxe Cabins

2 Deluxe en-suite double bed non-smoking cabins in the upper deck. These cabins have a large sea view window and a massage shower. All rooms have remote-controlled Air Conditioning and are installed with a hairdryer. The cabins are provided with handwash, soap, and shampoos. Also plenty of storage, a wardrobe, shelving, a mirror, and a small table. All beds have Duvets, Bed Covers, and Bed Linen. Beach Towels, Shower Towels are regularly/daily changed.

Master Deluxe Cabin

1 Master deluxe en-suite double non-smoking cabin. Maximum occupancy is 2 people. Air-conditioned and occupied with a private toilet and a massage shower and is installed with a hairdryer. The cabin is provided with handwash, soap, and shampoos. Beds have Duvets, Bed Covers, and Bed Linen. Beach Towels, Shower Towels are regularly/daily changed.

The “Classic Atolls” because they include a beautiful mix of everything: Sharks, Rays, Napoleons, Mantas, Corals, sometimes Mantas at Night, Whale shark, an exciting wreck dive…you will love it because it offers a beautiful mix of Maldivian highlights.

Day 1: Guests will be picked up from Ibrahim Nasir International Airport and will start sailing from Male’, depending on arrival check dive will be done.

Day 2: Diving & Watersports

Dive 1. Bathala Maa gau.

Dive 2. Fish head.

Dive 3. Maya thilaa

Dive 4. Maya Thila night.

Anchorage: Mayathila Area

Day 3:  Same Same only Different

Dive 1. hafsa Thila, North Ari

Dive 2. Maalhos thila

Dive 3. Degaa thila

Night anchor close degaa thila.

Day 4: More Maldives

Dive 1. Panothone

Dive 2. Bulhalohi thila

Dive 3. Raith diggaa

Night anchor, Raidhigaa (BBQ night)

Day 5: Maldives!

Dive 1: Rangali Madivaru, South Ari

Dive 2: Maamigili Beyru, South Ari

Dive 3: Dhigurah Beyru, South Ari

Anchorage: Dhagethi or Dhigurah

Day 6: Magic

Kuda Rah Thila, South Ari

Cross Ari atoll to Vaavu about 4 – 6 hours.

Night dive at Alimatha with shark and rays

Night anchorage Near Alimatha reef.

Day 7:  Last Day for last dive

Dive 1 Miyaru kadhu

Return to Male Atoll around 3-4 hours

If the clients leave 8th day night flight.
Dive -2 at Guraidhoo corner.
Dive- Kuda Giri

Anchorage: near Laguna or Kudagiri

Day 8: Snorkeling to banana reef or visit Male capital city sightseen

Note: Itinerary is subject to change due to the weather conditions, length of the trip and the group’s majority decision.

The boat requires a minimum of 40 Dives logged. But if someone has 20 dives logged, we are okay with that as well. We pay extra attention to beginners.