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Whale Submarine Maldives

Address: Male
Phone Number: +960 960333939
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Ranked #8 of 14 Activities in Male
Owner description: Imagine yourself cruising through an underwater garden filled with tropical fish. This is exactly...
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Owner description: 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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Gurgaon, Haryana, India
2 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2015

1. No confirmation provided on the date and time..... everything is subject to availability of Pilot and can be cancelled anytime without informing you! 2. You will be taken to the middle of the sea a place called Whale house... your payment will be collected there. 3. At the whale house they start bargaining with you on the rate, citing... More 

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

Dear Debasish D, Kindly please note that booking confirmation are only provided to Proud Booking Partner of Whale Submarine! As far as we have looked into the issue you booked the trip via a local tour guide for lower rates which made you a victim of a scam! We do not take any payments from non-contracted party, If you had... More 

gurgaon
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2015

Very unprofessionally managed. They do not give any written confirmation of dates, change/cancel the dates without informing. They take you to the middle of the sea without confirming rates and bargain for higher rates. If you do not pay, they detain you in the middle of the sea until the show gets over- for more than an hour.

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

Dear TriptiGurgaon, There are certain rules that we have to follow according to our government tax policy. As you work in Maldives as Trans Maldivian Airways staff you get your special discount as an Expat! We cannot provide that to your spouse and kids without the legal documents like a Dependent Visa of the Maldives, As we have to pay... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2015

It was just astonishing to know that someone who doesnt have the courage to dive so deep get to see the the underwater experience at its best

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Baa At
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 14, 2014

I really didn't expect to see whales, but what was presented was anti-climatic at best. The trip took 45 minutes. They spent 1/2 the time so the right side could see the reef and fish, including 2 moray eels, then turned around so the left side could see the reef. There were 2 divers who feed fish during the journey,... More 

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

Dear Mathew, Whale Submarine is named so because, the Whale Submarine is designed like a whale. We do not advertise our excursion as a whale watching underwater experience. We have looked into the turtle incident and have taken adequate steps towards the divers as our hostess has brought this to our attention. We take precautions to cause no damage to... More 

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3 reviews 3 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2014

It was a wonderful experience; visiting the submarine and seeing the multicolored variety of fishes, and the beautiful coral garden under water. It would be a great experience especially to those who cannot snorkel or who haven't been under water. During the sunny days the trip would be excellent & worth the price being paid.

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

Thank you very much for you response in TripAdvisor. More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2014

a glimpse of the deep blue indian ocean, the ride is slightly overpriced, for the 45 minute trek, it achieves a depth of about 40m, disappointing may be for those adrenaline junkies, parks itself near a reef, and you see multicolored reef fish, a Murray eel if you are lucky, not to worry if u dont see any fish at... More 

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

Thank you very much for you review on TripAdvisor on Whale Submarine Maldives. We do not park the Submarine underwater at 45 meters. We drive the Whale Submarine along the beautiful wall of Tear Drop reef. Whale Submarine maneuvers slowly to make sure that you get the best underwater Experience. We hope to see you back once again! Thank you More 

Male
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 2, 2014

You get a glimpse of the under water world through a ride in the Whale Submarine. If you expect a long under water ride you'll be disappointed. The submarine takes you to a depth of about 30 metres and positions itself near a reef. If you are lucky you'll be blessed with the sight of an array of fish, big... More 

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2 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2014 via mobile

What a great experience. Lots of fish and lovely views. Friendly crew who invited us to share their lunch when we surfaced. Once in a lifetime thing.

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Singapore, Singapore
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2014

If you expect a nice ride on a submarine, forget it. The submarine itself is nice, even if seats are quite unconfortable with respect to the windows. The sub reverse from his departure point, then goes down up to 40m in an area with very few corals and not much variety of marine life. The sub will then remain still,... More 

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Bucharest, Romania
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8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2014

A 45 minute visit in the deep. Full of fishes, aprox 30 m underwater. A little bit expensive (aprox 150 dolar / person), but nice.

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