Carpe Diem Maldives Surf Safaris

Luxury Surf Safari Yacht

Carpe Diem is a luxury charter boat for those who want to cruise the Maldive Male Atolls in style while searching for the best waves and diving spots.

Three decks of luxury with 10 guest cabins plus a 115sqm partially shaded sun deck. Caters for 20 guests though you only need 12 guests for exclusive charter. The main open air dining area and bar area are located at the back of the boat where you will be served semi buffet meals prepared by your 2 fine dining chefs and a full time barman and waiter for evening cocktails. There are several lounge and sitting areas, in house library, suite and deluxe cabins, a studio with internet, a shop, some business centre facilities and 2 support boats 16m and 5m for surf break access. All the facilities you need for a dream Maldives holiday.

The Luxury Experience

13 crew, includes an experienced captain, 2 chefs, 2 surf guides, 2 dive masters and a waiter to take care of your every need.

Captain Shereef is one of the best captains in the Maldives with 10 years experience navigating the best boats through every atoll in the Maldives. One local surf guide to assist you in the water daily ensuring you are in the right take off zones. Another experienced Aussie surf guide to plan surf sessions based on surfer level and weather forecasts who will ultimately run the charter to ensure that all guests get everything they want. For the divers on board you have two experienced dive masters to do dives in between surfs or even a Padi certified dive course for non surfers. Each day your cabin is cleaned by your own room attendant and fresh towels and sheets are just a request away.


The very spacious suite, our SUN cabin, with over 20 m2 in size is located at the upper deck. The suite has a king size bed, a wide flat screen TV plus DVD/MP3 player and an ample closet plus storage space. The 5 windows give a beautiful view to the sea.

Deluxe Cabin
Opposite the suite on the upper deck is another big cabin, the STAR cabin, with a queen size double bed, flat screen TV plus DVD/MP3 player and 3 windows overlooking Maldives blue waters.

High Standard Cabin
The Carpe Diem has two high standard cabins, SEA and SAND, which are a little smaller than the deluxe cabin on the upper deck and located on the main deck with queen size double beds and TV plus DVD/MP3 players.

Standard Cabin
A total of 6 standard cabins, SALSA, SCUBA, SURF, SMILE, SNORKEL and SKI are located on the cabin deck below the main deck. 4 of these standard cabins are very spacious having a queen double bed and bunk bed. The 2 other standard cabins each have a twin bed and bunk bed and can only take twin sharing occupancy. All standard cabins have portholes.

Music setup
In the lounge they have a stereo (where you can plug in with Stereo RCA) and up at the dining area there is a small stereo with a 2×3.5mm stereo cable so that anyone can plug in an iPhone/iPod.


Airport meet & greet at Male airport and domestic terminals.

Group return airport transfers (individual transfers at extra cost).

Luxury accommodation in air conditioned twin cabins.

Full Board 3 buffet meals daily, all you can eat.

Maldivian Specialty Beach BBQ (Central & Southern Atolls only when weather and surf permits).

Unlimited tea, coffee with espresso coffee at extra cost.

A very experienced local surf guide.

16m Dhoni and a 5m dinghy tender support boats.

Use of basic snorkelling & fishing gear. (Equipment is basic hand lines and mask/snorkel & fins. If you want quality gear, please feel free to bring your own with you).

Maldivian Specialty Beach BBQ (Central Atolls only when weather and surf permits).

Maldivian US$6 per person per night Green Tax.


Built: 2008

Length (m): 35 / Width (m): 10

Port of Registration: Male’ / Republic of Maldives

Maximum Guests: 20

No. of Cabins: 10 (1 Suite, 1 Deluxe, 2 High Standard, 4 Standard, 2 twin sharing Standard)

No. of Bathrooms: 13

Air Conditioning: In any enclosed area of the Boat and in each Cabin

No. of Crew: 10 plus 3 on the diving dhoni

Navigation: GPS, Sounder

Fuel Tank Capacity: 7,000 litres

Engine: Doosan Daewood Diesel Engine 650 Hp

Electric Voltage: 220 / 50 Hz, 24 hrs / day

Communication: VHF Radio, Internet, GSM

Generators: 2 x Doosan Daewood Marine Soundproof, 50 Hz, 380V, 45KW

Water Maker: 16000 litres/day (2 x Osmotic Treatment Plants – Wasco Atlantic 400)

Fresh Water capacity 5,000 Litres

Dive Gear Rental

Diving School

Diving Dhoni

Nitrox on Board

Nitrox Gen: Coltri Sub LP320, Nuvair Membrane

FA Oxygen on board: 10,500 Liters

HP Compressors: 2 x MCH 16 Coltri Sub (530 L/min, 18CFM), Bauer M320

Extra Activities: Wind Surf, O-ring, water ski


Wifi internet connection is available for $15/week. You can also arrange a Maldivian SIM card on arrival from one of the local providers which can be purchased at the airport once you have cleared customs, or at a local village during your trip.

Male Atolls Schedule

25 Aug 2018 to 01 Sep 2018, 7 nights, Male Atolls (Central at extra cost)

04 May 2019 to 11 May 2019, 7 nights, Male Atolls (Central at extra cost)

11 May 2019 to 18 May 2019, 7 nights, Male Atolls (Central at extra cost)

10 Aug 2019 to 20 Aug 2019, 10 nights, Male Atolls (Central at extra cost)

20 Aug 2019 to 31 Aug 2019, 11 nights, Male Atolls (Central at extra cost)

31 Aug 2019 to 07 Sep 2019, 7 nights, Male Atolls (Central at extra cost)

07 Sep 2019 to 14 Sep 2019, 7 nights, Male Atolls (Central at extra cost)

14 Sep 2019 to 21 Sep 2019, 7 nights, Male Atolls (Central at extra cost)

21 Sep 2019 to 28 Sep 2019, 7 nights, Male Atolls (Central at extra cost)

28 Sep 2019 to 05 Oct 2019, 7 nights, Male Atolls (Central at extra cost)

05 Oct 2019 to 12 Oct 2019, 7 nights, Male Atolls (Central at extra cost)

12 Oct 2019 to 19 Oct 2019, 7 nights, Male Atolls (Central at extra cost)

19 Oct 2019 to 26 Oct 2019, 7 nights, Male Atolls (Central at extra cost)


Prices starting from AU$2,663. Contact us for more information and prices for each scheduled trip.


Price do not include international flights.

The above prices are based per person, for group bookings of 12-20 people. If you have a smaller group, please contact us for a customized quote.

Please note that there is a fuel surcharge for trips outside of Male and Meemu Atolls (Thaa, Laamu, Dhaalu, Gaafu Dhaalu and other Outer Atolls incur an extra cost).

Price is per person and subject to foreign exchange fluctuations.

Please note that all Carpe boats return to harbour the night before check out and dhoni will be unavailable in the afternoon to pick up supplies. No surfing on the day of check out.

Please click ‘Enquire Online’ to email us or call us to speak with one of our friendly surf experience specialists.

Deposits & Balance Payments

All deposits are required to be paid before bookings will be processed and bookings are not confirmed until deposit has been received.

Deposit amounts due for Carpe Diem is US$800 per person or US$9,600 exclusive boat

Full payment required minimum 120 days before departure for Carpe Diem.

Full payment is required immediately for any bookings made inside of 90 days before departure.