Come aboard Dhinasha for a Maldives liveaboard experience defined by unparalleled service. From excellent meals to a world-class crew and diving instructors, your time on board will be nothing less than magnificent. Whether surfing, diving, or big game fishing, this is your chance to experience Male Atoll to the fullest!

Dhinasha is a one of a kind vessel designed for living on the water in opulent luxury. This 92’ ship features a wide sun deck, bar, full galley, and a spacious saloon. Seven fully air-conditioned twin cabins provide comfortable accommodations for up to 14 guests. Each cabin is complete with an ensuite bathroom.

When you’re ready to leave the comfort of the mothership for a day of adventure, you can enjoy exploring the waters of Male Atoll aboard a handcrafted dhoni. This boat is at your disposal for big game fishing, surfing, and diving expeditions.

Both of Dhinasha’s captains are experienced local fisherman who have developed their knowledge of these waters for more than 20 years. They know where the bite is best and how to entice some of the most popular species in this part of the world.

Here you can reel in some of the most exciting fish in the Maldives, including a large variety of reef fish, Giant Trevally, and Tuna on occasion. You are encouraged to bring your favorite fishing gear with you. Rods and reels can be supplied if necessary.

Trips aboard Dhinasha include complimentary pickup service from the airport. Children of all ages are welcome and life vests can be supplied for them.

Treat your family and friends to a once in a lifetime adventure and come discover everything that Male Atoll has to offer!

Select date to see available trips and rates:

  • Private trip
    Week-Long Liveaboard: Central Atoll
    FREE Cancellation 30 days notice
    6 Day Trip, starts at 7:00 AM
    Overnight stay, liveaboard
    up to 6 persons / day
    + $100
    each additional person / day
    This trip gives you a chance to spend the week fishing, surfing, diving, and exploring the Maldives' Central Atoll. On board you will find 7 bedrooms, with room for 14 passengers to sleep. Every room has a private restroom. You are encouraged to bring your own rods and reels, but some are available if needed. Package includes meals and complimentary pickup from the airport. Price is listed per day.

About the Charter Operator

Canopus Maldives Pvt Ltd
Malé, Maldives
Response time 12 hours
Member since May 2015
Canopus Maldives Pvt Ltd is based in Male', Maldives. Their business started with two luxury cruise boats, offering liveaboards for diving, surfing, and fishing packages. Trips aboard Dhinasha are run by two captains, each with more than 20 years of local fishing experience.

About this listing

Targeted Species

Dolphin (Mahi Mahi) Dolphin (Mahi Mahi)
Red Bass Red Bass
Sailfish Sailfish
Trevally (Giant) Trevally (Giant)

Tuna (Yellowfin) Tuna (Yellowfin)
Wahoo Wahoo

Boat Specs

Custom Built Boat (Motor yacht) originally built in 2004, and restored in 2010. Powered by a 300HP Yamaha HP 300 engine, with a maximum cruising speed of 14 knots.

92 ft
14 persons

Types of Fishing

Nearshore Fishing
Offshore Fishing
Reef Fishing

Fishing Techniques

Light Tackle
Heavy Tackle
Bottom Fishing
Deep Sea Fishing


Air Conditioning
Life Jackets
Snorkeling Equipment
Multimedia System
Ice Box
Air Conditioning
Life Jackets

Trip Includes

Catch cleaning & filleting


FREE Cancellation
You can cancel or reschedule your booking up to 30 days before the trip. If the captain cannot run the trip due to unsafe weather conditions, your booking can be moved to another date or canceled free of charge.
Pickup included in price
Transfer from hotels or jetties in Malé to departure site is available and included in trip rates.
Child Friendly
You Keep Catch
Catch and Release Allowed


Book with 20% deposit
When the captain confirms your trip, FishingBooker charges your credit card a 20% deposit to guarantee your reservation.
Pay remaining balance to captain
The remaining balance is to be paid directly to the charter operator on or prior to your trip date in one of the following payment methods:
American Express
Bank Transfer

When paying the remaining balance with a credit card, there is a 3.5% fee.

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