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 first schedule trip is October 2015 starting in Komodo and she will also visit Raja Ampat and will have some transit trips offering lesser dived sites. The majority of trips are 11 days 10 nights.
The Blue Manta is possibly the largest purpose-built dive vessel in the region. Measuring 45m (148 ft) by 9m (29ft), this steel hull vessel will only take 16 guests. The 14 beautifully furnished en-suite cabins, each average 20sqm (200sf) 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 10 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 400 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.
With a capacity for 60 passengers, the Blue Manta will take only 16 guests. 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
The company do not take risks or compromise on the safety and diving of their 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
Furuno Radar, GPS plotter, Echo Sounders
SSB radio, VHF radio, SART, EPIRB
Standard Fire Fighting Equipment
2 x 30 Life Rafts
Life Jackets in all cabins
4 x chase boats installed with twin engines
2 x Anchor System (DC/AC)
First Aid & Oxygen Kit
Satellite Telephone & Wi-Fi
Night Watch Security
The high crew and guest ratio ensures attentive, outstanding and personalised service. With a total of 22 crew members working onboard, they are committed to your comfort and enjoyment.
2 Captains/Deck Officers
4 Dive guides
1 Cruise Leader (Instructor)
1 Manager (Instructor)
4 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
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.
Offering something different from the Phinisi style liveaboards plying the Indonesian waters. This looks to be an absolutely stunning dive liveaboard with small number of guests, high ratio of staff, the latest technology and lots of space….. This is sure to book up fast. If interested contact us today.