Excellent diving, unsurpassed service, and smooth-cruising onboard one of Indonesia’s biggest boatsfrom $369 /day
- One of the largest and most spacious dive vessels in the region
- Outstanding facilities for personal equipment and camera gear
- Huge sundecks furnished with luxurious sun loungers and day beds
- Expertly led dives with a maximum of four guests per guide
Blue Manta offers adventurous and fuss-free voyages to some of the most remote corners of Indonesia, onboard an incredibly spacious and stable vessel designed specifically for liveaboard divers. Guests enjoy oversized cabins, generous sundecks and air-conditioned lounges, and around the clock service from a passionate team. Other luxurious details include a high crew to guest ratio, fine dining, massage services, and onboard camera facilities, plus small dive groups and custom tenders. Whether you’re planning your first liveaboard dive trip or your hundredth, this modern motor yacht won’t let you down.
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Scheduled, private charter available
Established in 1989, White Manta Diving boasts a wealth of experience providing fuss-free diving cruises around Indonesia and Malaysia. Their fleet of vessels have been designed and built by divers, for divers, and are crewed by staff who understand guests’ needs and expectations. The team at White Manta Diving are all passionate about scuba diving and aim to transform each dive vacation into an adventure that will educate, inspire, and energise their guests. Tours are crafted with this in mind and strive to be as environmentally sensitive as possible.
The KM Blue Manta offers exciting voyages to far-flung areas in Indonesia including Komodo, Raja Ampat, the Banda Sea, and beyond. Guests will enjoy an amazing mix of facilities and services - with a high crew to guest ratio, fine dining, luxurious indoor and outdoor lounges, outstanding camera facilities, and spacious sun decks furnished with massage beds. This boat’s expert staff ensures five-star service both above and below the waves, making this the perfect choice for a comfortable, convenient, and stress-free dive holiday. Blue Manta also offers a uniquely smooth and stable cruising experience, ideal for guests who don’t always enjoy the motion of the ocean.
Onboard Blue Manta
KM Blue Manta can accommodate up to 22 guests in total comfort, with some of the region’s most roomy cabins. And, a nearly 1:1 crew to guest ratio helps to ensure outstanding personalised service at all times. Five meals are served onboard every day and can be enjoyed al fresco in the outdoor dining area, or the air-conditioned dining room for a more refined dining experience. When you aren’t out exploring, you’ll spend your days relaxing in the luxurious lounge equipped with a plasma TV, or topside on the sundeck - complete with comfortable daybeds and massage services with prior reservation.
Diving from Blue Manta
This boat is one of the region’s best for underwater photographers, with a spacious camera room, individual rinse tanks, an expansive outdoor work table, and blow-dry stations. Plus, a maximum of four divers per guide and groups split by experience level and air consumption give guests’ the best chance of capturing that perfect shot. The Blue Manta features four large dinghies, a shaded dive deck, and personal storage for each diver. Full rental equipment is available onboard, including dive computers and torches, and nitrox is provided at an additional cost. PADI Advanced Open Water and various speciality courses can be taken on specific journeys and with prior arrangement.
- This is one of the region’s best boats for divers prone to seasickness, offering a supremely smooth ride.
- Bring a bit of pocket cash for onboard extras like gear rental, nitrox, gratuities, WiFi, and drinks from the bar.
- The KM Blue Manta proudly offers shared cabins on select itineraries - offering an affordable alternative to singles supplements.