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“Not up to expectations” 3 of 5 stars
Review of Whale Submarine Maldives

Whale Submarine Maldives
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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
Male
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8 reviews 8 reviews
Reviews in 3 cities Reviews in 3 cities
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
“Not up to expectations”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 13, 2012

Nice experience, however dead corals and less marine life ( mainly tunas ), which is mainly caused due to heavy boat traffice around Male. Submarine should go further away from Male, nearby islands have indeed nice marine life. Recommendable for first time visitors to Maldives.

Visited November 2012
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“Submarine”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2012

Interesting experience if you don't dive. Depending on the crowd, you might have to switch seat after 20min, as the interesting part is all on one side. Advance booking is recommended if the weather has been good, and cancellation is common.

Visited October 2012
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Toronto, Canada
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Reviews in 8 cities Reviews in 8 cities
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
“An excellent opportunity to experience a submarine ride”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2012

It was a good experience for the whole family as we had never been in a submarine.
Ocean life was in abundance.
For sure you’ll see much more when you go scuba but again…the whole idea is to experience the submarine ride itself.

Visited October 2012
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Karlsruhe, Baden-Württemberg, Germany
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Reviews in 3 cities Reviews in 3 cities
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“do not spend your money here”
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2012

we have been underwater for 30 minutes but its not good enough to spend 100 dollars- taje this money and go snorkeling for one day, and you will see much more fishes!

Visited August 2012
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bangalore
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“Lifetime experience”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2012

If you are not a diver! u got to go in this to see the underwater life, just splendid, one down side is .. for about 20 minutes, we will be staring at the blank water, where people on the other side, will be viewing the life underwater.. it would be ur turn to awe the life, after 20 minutes...by switching places

Visited August 2012
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