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Address: Male
Phone Number: +960 960333939
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Imagine yourself cruising through an underwater garden filled with tropical...

Imagine yourself cruising through an underwater garden filled with tropical fish. This is exactly what you will experience during your 45 minute dive. On board the submarine you will descend to a submerged reef 45 meters beneath the surface. However the first stop is at 25 meters where you will see a colorful display of corals and different types of reef fish. In most of the dives the submarine is greeted by a school of blue or yellow-stripped Snappers. Common Lion-fish, Yellow Box Fish and turtles are usually found here. Next stop at 40 meters is yet another type of coral garden and depending on current the submarine will be beached on a sandy spot just close to a big cave. The exterior lights of the submarine will enable you to see the different types of fish taking shelter inside the cave

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Good for those who don't dive!

This is a good experience for those who don't dive nor snorkel. I felt safe through out and saw lots of fish, turtles etc. dive location is not the best, but they don't have much... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 23 August 2016
ZimnaziM
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White Plains, New York
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 211 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Our tour on the Whale Submarine took about 45 minutes to board the passengers from our ship down a narrow flight of stairs. The onboard crew was very helpful and aware of safety issues. However, the underwater experience was not great. We saw lots of bubbles and blue water. Fish were scared off by the vessel and largely swam away.... More 

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Sarasota, Florida
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490 reviews
133 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 108 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

How does it sound to sell cruise ship passengers a submarine tour, start an hour late, finish early due to darkness and not have enough seats for all of the passengers ? That was our experience. I voluntarily gave up my seat and hope I get a refund since I have taken submarines before. So did 3 others. But there... More 

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Thank JordanS8
Male
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26 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 August 2016 via mobile

This is a good experience for those who don't dive nor snorkel. I felt safe through out and saw lots of fish, turtles etc. dive location is not the best, but they don't have much options. Refreshments and friendliness of staff are good. Everything goes smooth. Something fun to try.

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Thank ZimnaziM
Antalya, Turkey
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 August 2016 via mobile

A unique experience quite worthwhile. However, if you were hoping for an underwater ride you will be disappointed as the submarine is submerged into the water and then brought back up again. As for the view, the many hues of blue you get to see while taken under is breathtaking. There are also corals and fish of different variety on... More 

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1 Thank AichaIchar
Mumbai (Bombay), India
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16 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 July 2016

If you are in Male you should go for it!! I never went so deep... Staff is very friendly and helpful

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Thank juliusgoa
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 June 2016 via mobile

Excellent from start to finish. Coach arrived precisely on time, the port is a pleasant hide-away and after a welcome the guests .A submarine is way outside most folks regular experiences . The underwater experience is something we will remember fondly and recommend highly to all. Just remember it's a proper submarine and you need to be able to climb... More 

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1 Thank dush S
Toronto, Canada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 May 2016

Was really exciting to get into a submarine for the first time....amazing to view undersea and divers keep feeding the fish for people to have a look....the depth of the sea is also shown on a screen on the side

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Thank Irin L
Kottayam, India
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189 reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 April 2016

Having directly booked the submarine trip at a huge margin, we were happy to join the crowd from Jetty No.2 at Male city. The underwater trip at a cost of 85 USD was enjoyable, but we thought we would be taken a little far and deeper. there were lots of life forms on one side, but the other side was... More 

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Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 March 2016

This is once in a lifetime experience, there are not many places in the world you will have an opportunity to get into a submarine. I felt its a little overpriced but again its not a common adventure. The sea view is amazing from under the sea, the company also uses divers to feed the fish as you sail bringing... More 

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1 Thank Samuelgm
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13 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 March 2016

Experience: Amazing experience. Highly recommended. Process:We have booked this trip throuh our hotel (at hulhumale). It is advised to book the trip beforehand. If the booking is confirmed, hotel authority will take necessary steps for sending you to the submarine site. Price: It is really difficult to identify the official price for the trip. Our hotel took USD 90 per... More 

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