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Just YES

Really enjoyed my charter with the Valkyrie. Food was good, bunks were cozy as one would expect on... read more

Reviewed 17 May 2018
New Orleans, Louisiana

My partner and I have been using the Valkyrie for dive trips for 3 years now, visiting Scapa Flow... read more

Reviewed 8 October 2017
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The MV Valkyrie is a 22m live aboard specialising in comfortable diving holidays in Scapa Flow, Orkney and Shetland. We offer an unparalleled level of service with three crew rather than the standard two, and the only live aboard in Scapa Flow...more
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Reviewed 17 May 2018

Really enjoyed my charter with the Valkyrie. Food was good, bunks were cozy as one would expect on a boat but clean and the heater worked. Ran into a few issues during my time but Helen/Hazel and the crew knew exactly what to do to...More

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Reviewed 8 October 2017 via mobile

My partner and I have been using the Valkyrie for dive trips for 3 years now, visiting Scapa Flow, the Orkney Northern Isles and Shetland. The diving is fabulous and the boat is impeccable. Spacious, seaworthy, immaculate, comfortable, cosy. Everything is thought of, right down...More

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Reviewed 25 September 2017

The Valhalla is the new sister ship to the Valkyrie and it is as good as the many great reviews of the Valkyrie. We got super assistance with knowledgeable briefings by the skipper and very helpful prepping for going n-water and getting back on board....More

2  Thank dan4dd
Reviewed 15 September 2017

I had the chance to spend the whole last week on MV Valkyrie for 12 dives in Scapa Flow. The kindness and professionalism of the whole team (Helen, Hazel, Bruce, Merlyn) made this week just fantastic and Helen's food made the whole experience even better...More

Thank xav1975
Reviewed 18 September 2016

Just had my third trip on Valkyrie, Scapa 2014, Shetland 2016 (June) and Scapa 2016 (Sept). I found the accommodation better than any other livaboard which I have been on in the UK. Comfortable bunks, spotless cabins (the whole boat is spotless). Excellent food, plain...More

2  Thank Stewart M
Reviewed 16 September 2016 via mobile

3rd trip on Valkyrie and every one has been fantastic. The quality of the diving is the main draw. Briefings are awesome, the dive itinerary is perfectly planned, and all aspects of dive operations are first class. Drinks ordered delivered to you as you are...More

2  Thank Dominic W
Reviewed 16 September 2016 via mobile

Fantastic weeks diving on board a comfortable and well equipped vessel. Excellent skipper and crew, real pleasureable experience.

2  Thank Chris B
Reviewed 5 September 2016

This is a dive boat and I accept that. The attention to diving operations is second to none. The briefings are precise and clear and to be honest there is no pressure as ample time is given to kit up and get into the water....More

1  Thank Farang123
Helenhadley, Owner at MV Valkyrie, responded to this reviewResponded 7 September 2016

Hi, really sorry to hear you suffered with a damp cabin. This can occur when folk try to dry under suits or towels on the radiators. We do provide a tumble dryer for your use. The reason there is no toilet downstairs is simple -...More

Reviewed 4 September 2016 via mobile

Best uk liveaboard , ample space , food was out of this world , need a diet now , all cooked fresh and different every day, bed room clean and tidy and comfy, boat very sturdy and crew or on the ball and sort any...More

3  Thank Craig B
Reviewed 30 July 2016

Gear up, walk to the edge and dive. What could be easier? Great crew with a really helpful attitude. Ample accommodation with enough storage space. We were lucky enough to have some orcas come into the bay just below the dock at Lerwick, a wonderful...More

3  Thank ChristheKiwi7865
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