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Travel Period
Apr 20,2016 - May 01,2016
Booking Period
Mar 03,2016 - Mar 19,2016

Trip Details

Liveaboard: Blue Manta

Route: Raja Ampat (Missol) - Triton Bay - Forgotten isalnd

Duration: 12 Days 11 Nights

Embarkation: Sorong

Disembarkation: Saumlaki

Promotion Price: USD 4,410/person (N/P: USD6,300)

 

 

Price Includes

  • Round trip transfer Hotel/Airport -boat - Hotel/Airport in Manokwari airport
  • All nights’ accommodation onboard,
  • All meals (Western & Indonesian) snacks, hot beverages, coffee, tea, Milo, soft drink.
  • 16 - 17 dives
  • Towel, toiletries, cabin services,
  • Tanks, weight belt, 5 dive guides (1 x Instructor, 4x Dive Master)

 

 

Price Excludes

  • All flights, hotels, pickups outside trip start&end dates
  • Marine & harbour fee (USD250/ pax) 
  • Dive & travel insurance
  • Alcohol
  • Diving Gear
  • Nitrox EANx32 (USD10/ diving day).
 

 

Policies

  • All bookings are non refundable.
  • In the event of no show, booking will be forfeited.

About

About Blue Manta Liveaboard
The Blue Manta liveaboard is a brand new boat launching end of 2015. It 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 18 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. 
 
Blue Manta will take only 18 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
  • 4 cabins on main deck with window
  • 4 cabins on below deck with a port hole

 

Upper Deck Room With Window

blue manta liveaboard upper deck room

 

Main Deck Room With Window

blue manta liveaboard main deck room

 

Lower Deck Room With Porthole

blue manta liveaboard lower deck rooms

 

Diving

Raja Ampat, Banda, Exploration - Raja Ampat to Forgotten island (Saumlaki) 12D/11N

 
 
Day 1 Our staff will meet you at Sorong Airport and take you to the awaiting Blue Manta. Depending on arrival time we can do check dive.
 
Day 2-5 Raja Ampat
 
Day 6 (4 dives) - West Seram, Pulau Koon full days diving, then sail from Raja Ampat.
 
Day 7-11 - Big  Fish and snake actions.
 
Day 12 Check out after breakfast, farewells, and transfer to airport. Take your pre-booked flight from Saumlaki toAmbon. 
 
 
 
Diving days: 10 days (35 dives) 
(Schedules are subjected to changes according to weather and sea condition)

Travel Info

Port of embarkation and disembarkation
 
Embarkation: Sorong
Disembarkation: Saumlaki
 
How to get to Sorong (West Papua)
  • Garuda Air, Sriwijaya air Express Air, & Lion Wings operate daily flights from Jakarta to Sorong (with stopovers in Ujung Pandang/Makassar and/or Manado).
  • Silkair , Garuda Air fly direct to Singapore from Makassa daily (Silk Air operates regular flight from Manado to Singapore)
How to get from Saumlaki
  • Garuda air Lion Air daily flights from Saumlaki to Ambon .
 
Trip Schedule
  • Departure; 5pm, 1st Day – Sorong.  Or earlier if everyone arrives before then
  • Return; 5am, Last Day –  After we give you a breakfast and after farewells take you to the Saumlaki  Airport, 10 minutes away if you wish. 
  • Last dive ends; 12pm, Penultimate Day, If you have booked an early flight then you may have to skip 1 or 2 dives to allow for your minimum 18 hours surface interval/ No Fly Time (as recommended by PADI) before flying next day.