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Maldive Victory

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Type: Landmarks/ Points of Interest
Activities: Scuba diving
Description: The wreck of a 270-foot freighter that sank in 1981.
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Taipei, Taiwan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2014

This is really a great place to relax and enjoy the isolated, relax and beautiful scene sitting at the beach with Golden kani. What a wonderful vacation is!!! In addition, it is my first time to experience the snorkeling in this beautiful island seeing so many different color fishes and coral reefs. Thanks to my coach petty tien who is... More

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Derby, England, United Kingdom
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12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2013

Fantastic location but unless you are on honeymoon and like scuba diving not much else to do, be prepared for total relaxation and relative isolation.

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Male
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2013

So far I´ve been to Maldive Victory twice, first as part of my Advanced Open Water course in August 2012 and then as a Rescue Diver in January 2013. The cargo (which most sources say is 110 meters long) sank in 1981 and you can still find old rulers, stereos, cassettes, photo albums, etc. I´d say that most of the... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2013

it was very nice to try out this wrack. luckily the visibility was good at this day. very colorful corals and sea creatures.

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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32 attraction reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2012

Dived this a few times. Visibility can be variable and currents can be quite strong so hang on! But its an interesting dive on an old freighter. You can swim into the holds and the wheel house.

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Hilchenbach, Germany
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2012

The Victory was part of our Advance Open Water Dive course, it was interesting but not as fish intense as some of the other dive site we visited. But it was a challenging dive for us beginners and those with more dives under their belts....

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London, United Kingdom
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3 reviews 3 reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2012

everthing perfect,you truly couldnt ask for more,would return in a heartbeat

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England
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31 reviews 31 reviews
8 attraction reviews
58 helpful votes 58 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2012

Lots of marine life but lots of boat traffic being near the airport.

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Prague, Czech Republic
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2012

Well worth the trip to dive the wreck. we went with Euro-Divers Sheraton Maldives Full Moon Resort & Spa

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Cahors
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2012

really nice wreck, lots to see, it may be a bit deep for novice divers

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