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Seabob in Maldives

Discover the underwater beauty of coral reefs and ship remains with the help of technology

Best time: January–April

If snorkelling is not that exciting for you anymore, try a seabob to add some adrenaline to your underwater adventure. The seabob is an electric-driven underwater sled that allows you to dive in depth and glide on the surface at a speed of 20 km/h. The maximum depth can be set to 40m for professional divers, while beginners are not advised to go deeper than 2-3m. You can ride a seabob by yourself or in tandem with a guide. The Maldives are one of the best places on Earth to try this fantastic device as a way to explore numerous coral reefs with their rich sea life.

You can book your underwater adventure any time, but keep in mind that water visibility is best during the dry season, from January to April.

Practical info

What is a seabob?

The underwater Seabob sled is an electric-driven machine that glides on the water surface and allows you to dive deep into the water with a speed of 20 km/h with the help of a controllable propeller. The sled can be operated with two trigger grips, which makes it a thrilling way to explore the underwater world. Show more

How fast can a seabob go?

While the Seabob can travel at up to 20 km/h on the surface, its speed decreases as it goes deeper. Nevertheless, it remains a thrilling ride even at lower speeds while manoeuvring at lower depths using its power regulation function. The machine offers a unique experience of underwater world exploration. Show more

Can beginners ride a seabob?

You can use a Seabob even if you are a beginner. However, it is safe to not exceed 2-3 m depth. The Seabob offers an exciting opportunity to enhance your swimming movements, and it has safety features in place to prevent the rider from going to certain depths. Further to that, a guide is available to ensure a rider's safety. Show more

Where is the best place to use a seabob in the world?

The Maldives is one of the popular tourist destinations for a Seabob adventure because of its numerous coral reefs, rich sea life, and exciting underwater scenery, such as ship remains. The crystal clear water and warm tropical climate of the Maldives make it one of the best places in the world to use a Seabob. Show more

When is the best time to visit the Maldives to ride a seabob?

For the best experience of underwater exploration on a Seabob in the Maldives, plan your trip between January and April, the dry season. During this period, the water visibility is excellent, increasing the probability of encountering diverse marine species. The lower temperature in the dry season makes it more comfortable to stay in the water for an extended period. Show more

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Last updated: by Eleonora Provozin