Book the only passenger whale submarine tour in Asia. One of the best way to discover the underwater and marine life of the Maldives, for non-swimmers, children and elders.
- Morning 11:00
- Afternoon 14:30
- Adult US$ 85
- Child US$ 50
- Male Airport
- Male Jetty No 01
Capacity is 48 people for each dive
Passengers can meet us at jetty no.1 (President jetty) or Airport 15 minutes before departure time. If you are using the transportation of the resort to come to the dives you may check-in at least 30 minutes before dive time to the Submarine's Floating Dry Dock located on the dive site.
Once you submit the form, we will list you on the requested time. Once we have minimum required amount of people we will send a confirmation mail to the given email address with payment options.
The clients staying in Ari Atoll or far away resorts prefer this option. If the clients have more than 3 hours at the airport, the clients can join our dives, be it in the morning, afternoon or evening. Our crew will make sure that passengers do not miss their flight or be late to get to the airport for check-in. If this option is used, you must write on your reservation note, us the time of the departure to make sure that our staff gives priority to your clients. If you are staying in Male’ Atoll and prefer to dive on Departure, your hotel can arrange a speedboat to drop to our platform with your luggage. After the dive, we will take you to the airport.
Bruker Meerestechnik constructed whale Submarine in Karlsruhe, Germany. The submarine is piloted by Certified Maldivians. The Ministry of Transport of the Maldives approves the whole operation. Whale Submarine has so far performed nearly 10,000 dives and carried over 300,000 passengers in it’s an air-conditioned cabin. A dive in a passenger submarine is safer than flying in airplanes as passenger submarines do not carry fuel and do not travel as fast as aircraft do. Passenger submarines are powered by battery. There are over 48 passenger submarines currently operating across the globe and so far there hasn't been a single accident involving any of these passenger submarines. However military submarines do face accidents because of the weapons they carry on board. All our safety information is included in our brochures.
Imagine yourself cruising through an underwater garden filled with tropical fish. This is exactly what you will experience during your 45-minute dive. Onboard the whale submarine you will descend to a submerged reef 45 meters beneath the surface. During the Descent the seabed and different types of reef fishes. In most of the dives, the submarine is greeted by a school of blue or yellow-striped Snappers.
The payment has to be made in US$ and we accept cash and all major credit cards. Guests can pay directly at the submarine platform on the diving date, but if you wish to make the payment in advance you could pay to our guide before you leave for the submarine trip. Underwater time of this tour is 45 minutes. The tour is operated every day except Monday and Friday.
Once you make the reservation for a particular time, we would be informing you of the time of check-in which will start from Jetty no.1 in Male’ (the presidential jetty) and our staff will meet you there. After the dive, we will be bringing you back to the meeting point. Please note that you can hire your own transfer to and from the submarine platform if you would like to do so.
Join us on a tour 500 meters west of Male’ to this see this submerged reed full of underwater beauty. Underwater caves, black coral of over 100 types of fishes can be seen from this dive point. Main attractions include turtles that are frequently appear.
Whale Submarine is the only passenger submarine in South East Asia. Further, Whale Submarine is the world’s largest and deepest diving passenger submarine in existence.