Blue Manta liveaboard

Komodo Islands, Raja Ampat

Blue Manta liveaboard

Blue Manta liveaboard is a huge custom built liveaboard designed to take just 18 guests diving in comfort and style.

Blue Manta is like a floating hotel at Indonesia’s best dive sites. At 45 m long, 9 m wide and weighing 400 tonnes, this steel hulled vessel is built to be safe and stable on those long distance cruises to the further dive sites. There are 2 engines, 3 gennies and 3 compressors. She can hold 20,000 litres of water and 45,000 litres of diesel. Blue Manta has a range of 3,500 nm.


Cabins are spacious at about 20 sqm area. There is a choice of double, twin and single occupancy cabins spread over three decks. The four lower deck cabins are available for single occupancy with just 10% surcharge, this is one of the few boats that caters to solo travelling divers.

Personal service is a feature of a Blue Manta cruise with 22 crew to 18 guests.

Underwater photographers will also love Blue Manta. There are individual rinse tanks, an indoor dry camera room, blow dry stations and a wide outdoor work table.

Always connected. The WIFI is connected via satellite for 24/7 wifi connection.

  • Max 22 Guests.
  • 14 twin/double cabins.
  • 6 upper deck cabins (windows)
  • 4 main deck cabins (windows)
  • 4 lower deck cabins (portholes)
  • All cabins have air-con and hot water showers. Cabins are cleaned daily.
  • Cruising Speed of 10 Knots, max 12 knots
  • 45m length, 9m beam
  • 2 x 826hp Yanmar engines
  • 4 x 6.5 tenders with twin 40hp outboard motors
  • Nitrox available on board
  • Indonesian and European Food
  • Safety features include 2 liferafts, EPIRB, VHF, SSB, SART, Sat phone, fire and smoke alarms in all cabins, night watch security.
  • WIFI via satellite. Free 24/7 access for emails. Extra charge for internet service.

Blue Manta Liveaboard availability and prices

DatesDestinationStart / FinishPrice per diver
25 Aug-2 Sep 2016Bali, Komodo 13 nightsBali to Labuan BajoTwin US$ 3,200
Single US$ 3,520
15-25 Sep 2016Maumere, Ring of Fire, Banda Sea 10 nightsMaumere to SaumlakiTwin US$ 5,500
Single US$ 6,050
11-19 Jan 2017Raja Ampat, Misool 8 nightsSorong to SorongTwin US$ 4,000
Single US$ 4,400
22-31 Jan 2017Raja Ampat, Misool 9 nightsSorong to SorongTwin US$ 4,500
Single US$ 4,950
3-10 Feb 2017Raja Ampat, Misool 7 nightsSorong to SorongTwin US$ 3,500
Single US$ 3,850
3-10 Apr 2017Raja Ampat, Misool 7 nightsSorong to SorongTwin US$ 3,500
Single US$ 3,850
22 Apr-2 MayRaja Ampat, Banda Sea, Ambon 10 nightsSorong to AmbonTwin US$ 5,500
Single US$ 6,050
5-16 May 2017Ambon, Banda, Alor, Maumere 11 nightsAmbon to MaumereTwin US$ 6,050
Single US$ 6,650
31 May-8 Jun 2017Bali, Komodo 8 nightsBali to Labuan BajoTwin US$ 3,600
Single US$ 3,960
5-12 Aug 2017Komodo 7 nightsLabuan Bajo to Labuan BajoTwin US$ 2,800
Single US$ 3,080
16-25 Aug 2017Komodo, Bali 9 nightsLabuan Bajo to BaliTwin US$ 4,050
Single US$ 4,455
28 Aug-5 Sep 2017Bali, Komodo, Maumere 8 nightsBali to MaumereTwin US$ 3,600
Single US$ 3,960

Prices include: Dive guide, tanks, weights & belt, all meals, soft drinks, towel, toiletries, cabin services, laundry services. Land transfer from hotel/airport from destination start to boat.

Prices exclude: All flights and hotels. Equipment rental, Nitrox fills, insurance, alcohol, massages. Park and port fees.

Discounts Available For Non Divers (30% off diver price)

Note: Dive Insurance is compulsory on Blue Manta.

15 litre tanks are available on board at extra charge.

Dive computers and torches can be rented with advance notice.

15l tanks are available for rent on request.

Blue Manta Liveaboard Itinerary

Bali – Labuan Bajo:

Boarding: Benoa Harbour, Bali 1-3 pm
Disembarkation: Bajo Port, Labuan Bajo (LBJ), Western Flores 7am,After breakfast transfer to the Airport. Last dive ends; 12pm on the penultimate day, followed by an island trek to see Komodo dragons, then sail back to Bajo Port for late evening.



Blue Manta liveaboard photos

C1, C2, C3, C4: En‐suite (double) cabins, upper deck
C5 & C6: En‐suite (twin share) cabins, upper deck
C7 & C8: En‐suite (twin share) cabins, main deck
C9 & C10: En‐suite (combined double/ twin) cabins, main deck
C11, C12, C13, C14: En‐suite (twin share) cabins, lower deck