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Address: Male
Phone Number: +960 960333939
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Description: Imagine yourself cruising through an underwater garden filled with...
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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Submarine On Time

Wished the submarine experience could have started on time. The attendants were very friendly and accommodating. They gave those who wished to some food for the fishes. The waters... read more

3 of 5 starsReviewed April 23, 2015
Ruby C
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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2015 NEW

Wished the submarine experience could have started on time. The attendants were very friendly and accommodating. They gave those who wished to some food for the fishes. The waters were so clear that we can see clearly how the huge and colorful fishes would swim towards the food thrown on the waters. There were complimentary refreshments on the boat while... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2015 NEW

The experience was super amazing, Maldives have such a beautiful underwater life. Would definitely come back again!

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香港, 中國
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2015 via mobile

Not much can be seen from the window of the submarine. It may be a good experience to have a ride on submarine but extremely far from worthy. I would recommend to do snorking or diving to enjoy the underwater world of Maldives compared to whale submarine

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Lahore, Punjab, Pakistan
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76 reviews 76 reviews
47 attraction reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2015

our hotel arranged the booking for us and they charged us $85 per person, from the President pier in Male which is five minutes walk from hulhulMale ferry terminal a boat took us the submarine site, helpful staff received us and guide us through.. we been seated in two rows each facing large glass window, beautiful corals and fish you... More 

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Náchod, Kralovehradecky Kraj, Czech Republic
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

Trip on submarin was great experience. But the view wasn't as good as I wait for. The trip takes about 45 minutes. There was just one coral reef and in the middle of the trip we had to change places with people from the opposite side. Not good value for money.

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Emirate of Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
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4 reviews 4 reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 4, 2015

An overwhelming garden of crystal sea, the real haven to indulge your body on this inviting ocean. Its way too worth it to spend the days of your life here. Wonderfully amazing.

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17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 4, 2015 via mobile

If you are new to snorkelling and diving , this is an excellent alternative. And the service is good. Our trip was delayed by quarter of an hour due to currents , and the staff arranged for some dead fish to be hung outside our windows so that we can spot some lovely reef fish swimming up for a meal... More 

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Colombo, Sri Lanka
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 30, 2015

The whale submarine is a mini sub with windows that takes you down to see the reef in Male. The attraction is expensive (US$ 120 per person) and lasts about 2 hours. The ride can be booked from your hotel or from the counter at Male Airport. You are picked up at the presidential jetty in Male and short boat... More 

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HussainAIMAN, Marketing Manager at Whale Submarine Maldives, responded to this review

Dear Kumar, Whale Submarine is the Largest deep Diving Passenger Submarine with 12 View ports on each side with a diameter of 790MM on each view port. The dive site is in between Male' and ECO Island Villingili, It is named as Tear drop Reef. The divers do not go down to attract fishes but to enrich your experience of... More 

Surrey, Canada
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52 reviews 52 reviews
14 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2015

Visit the Coral Reef without getting wet like to be inside an aquarium, book a trip with Whale Submarine and enjoy a dive to 200' below the ocean in a submarine. Our dive started with a boat ride at 5:30 PM and arriving at the submarine base at 6:00 PM, the sub was built in Germany for a Turkish billionaire... More 

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HussainAIMAN, Marketing Manager at Whale Submarine Maldives, responded to this review

Dear Ken Harp, We gladly thank you for you time in writing the review on TripAdvisor. We appreciate your wonderful review. We hope more people will experience the night dive with us. Sincerely More 

Chennai (Madras), India
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62 reviews 62 reviews
22 attraction reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2015

I had visited the whale Sub last time during my trip. This time my son went for the trip. It is a great experience for the first time...Not sure I want to spend $ 120 for a trip again. Can see the great Underwater world..

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HussainAIMAN, Marketing Manager at Whale Submarine Maldives, responded to this review

Dear Cyrill Gubbi, Thank you very much for you review in TripAdvisor. We are glad you that you liked. Yes we sell a one time experience of a life time and we make sure that is the best one you get on a submarine. Well Wishes More 

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