An experience of a lifetime awaits you onboard the magnificent Blue Manta. Stable, spacious and safe, the Blue Manta is fully equipped to take you on a fascinating diving adventure in the magical waters of Indonesia.
The Blue Manta is possibly the largest purpose-built BKI CLASS dive vessel in the region. Measuring 45m (148 ft) by 9m (29ft), this steel hull vessel will only take 18-22 guests.
The 14 beautifully furnished en-suite cabins, each average 20 sqm (200 sf) in size, an open outdoor alfresco dining area, an indoor air-conditioned room for finer dining, speaks of the perfect onboard ambiance of a luxurious dive holiday.
With maximum comfort and safety in mind, the Blue Manta is well equipped with safety facilities, cruises at 9 knots and the steel hull makes her an ideal vessel for long haul cruises and blue water crossing trips.
The Blue Manta is built with thick steel designed to withstand the hardest sea conditions, offering the stability wooden boats cannot. The 9m width and weight of 550 ton add to the steadiness, ensures uninterrupted rests and relaxation. The Blue Manta is a world class cruising hotel.
Built for sea-worthiness, the Blue Manta operates on twin engines and is an ultimate dive vessel for long haul cruises and blue water crossing trips. She is dependable for comfort, convenience and a stress-free dive holiday.
Blue Manta will take 18-22 guests depending if it full charter. There are 14 beautifully furnished en-suite cabins, each average 20sqm (200sf) in size comprising of single cabins and twin/double cabins.
- 6 cabins on upper deck with window
- 4 cabins on main deck with window
- 4 cabins on below deck with a port hole
Prices per pax in USD:
|Duration||Twin or DBL||Single|
|Diver||Non Diver||Diver||Non Diver|
|7 days / 6 nights||2 700||2 430||3 000||2 700|
|8 days / 7 nights||3 150||2 835||3 500||3 150|
|10 days / 9 nights||4 050||3 645||4 500||4 050|
- local airport & hotel transfers
- all meals & accommodation on board
- fruits, snacks
- daily cabin service
- dive guide
- air tanks
- belts & weights
- all dives
- flight and accommodation on land
- dive or travel insurance
- marine park & harbour fees at 180 – 250 USD
- equipment rental
Diving Gear; Full Set 50 USD/ diving day (except Large tank) or if individual items then following rates apply per diving day*
- BCD US$12
- Regulator US$12
- Dive Computer US$12
- Wetsuit US$8
- Fins, Mask US$5
- Large Tank US$12
- Torch** US$12/ night dive.
Diving Gear Items priced per diving day* and is subject to availability.
Note: Torch rental** priced is per night dive.
At this time there is no fuel surcharge for any of our trips. However this may apply without prior notice per guest for your trip.
To guarantee your booking, payment must be received within 3 working days of your booking. We accept 50% deposit (non-refundable) upon booking. Full payment 6 weeks before departure.
50% for cancellation within 8 weeks of departure, 100% for cancellation within 6 weeks of departure.
Our trips are not inclusive of any form of insurance. We advise all customers to consider both travel insurance as well as dive insurance.
We do not take risks or compromise on the safety and diving of our guests and crew. In addition to twin engines, the Blue Manta is fitted with the following security and safety features:
- All cabins are with speakers, fire and smoke alarms
- All sound proof wall panel, indoor deck are made of fire retardant materials
- Furuno Radar, GPS plotter, Echo Sounders, Auto pilot, AIS
- SSB radio, VHF radio, SART, EPIRB
- Standard Fire Fighting Equipment
- 2 x 30 Life Rafts
- Life Jackets in all cabins
- 4 x tender boats
- 2 x Anchor System (DC/AC)
- First Aid & Oxygen Kit
- Fire Extinguishers
- Satellite Telephone & Wi-Fi
- Night Watch Security
The high crew and guest ratio ensures attentive, outstanding and personalised service. With a total of 20 crew members working onboard, we are committed to your comfort and enjoyment.
- 3 Captains/Deck Officers
- 3 Engineers
- 5 Dive guides
- 3 Chefs
- 1 Masseuses
- 2 Hostesses
- 1 Cruise Leader (Instructor)
- 2 Dinghy Drivers/Deck Hands
Photographers Dream Boat
The Blue Manta is equipped with camera-friendly facilities, designed for the most avid underwater photographers.
- Individual Rinse Tanks
- Wide Outdoor Work Table
- Indoor Dry Camera Room
- Blow-dry Stations
- Small dive groups (4 photographers : 1 guide)
Having good food should be one of the most important criteria when choosing a liveaboard. On the Blue Manta you start your day with freshly baked breads. With no less than 5 meals a day, you will be filled and satisfied with an extensive range of treats for your taste buds.
Wi-Fi at Sea
The Wi-Fi is connected via Satellite and with 24/7 Wi-Fi connection, you can be connected with your family and friends anytime, anywhere.
Blue Manta Specifications:
|Total Guests:||18 -22|
|Engine:||2 x 826hp Yanmar|
|Generator:||3 x Yanmar Gensets|
|Compressor:||3 x 250 litres|
|Nitrox:||1 x Nitrox system|
|Dinghy:||4 x 5.8m dinghy with 75hp OBM|
|Watermakers:||2 x Watermakers 20 ton freshwater daily|
|Fresh water tank :||20,000 litres|
|Diesel tank:||45,000 litres|
|Range :||3500 nm|