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Travel Period
Jan 09,2016 - Jan 16,2016
Booking Period
Dec 21,2015 - Dec 31,2015

Trip Details

Liveaboard: Blue Manta

Destination: Raja Ampat & Misool

Duration: 8 Days 7 Nights

Promotion Price: USD 2,625/person (U/P: USD3,500)

Deposit to be collected now: 100% deposit

 

 

Price Includes

  • Round trip transfer Hotel/Airport -boat - Hotel/Airport in Manokwari airport/ Sorong-SOQ.
  • All nights’ accommodation onboard,
  • All meals (Western & Indonesian) snacks, hot beverages, coffee, tea, Milo, soft drink.
  • Towel, toiletries, cabin services,
  • Tanks, weight belt, 4 dive guides (2 x Instructor, 3x Dive Master)
  • 30 mins massage
  • Satellite email

 

Price Excludes

  • All flights, hotels, pickups outside trip start&end dates
  • Marine & harbour fee (USD250/ pax) 
  • Dive & travel insurance
  • Massage services (USD25/ hour)
  • 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

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

Diving

Brief Itinerary (schedules are subjected to changes according to weather and sea condition)

 
Day 1. (0 - 1 dives) 5pm; arrival from Jakarta, Ujungpandang, or Manado to Sorong. 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. (4 dives) Nudi Rock, Tank Rock, Whale Rock, & night dive
Day 3. (3 dives) Misool; Boo Corner, The Window, Magic Mountain, sail overnight North
Day 4. (4 dives) Yanggefo Island; Mayhem Ridge, Citrus ridge, Deep rock, & night dive
Day 5. (4 dives) Mansuar Corner, Manta Sandy, Cape Kri, & night dive
Day 6. (4 dives) Blue Magic, Sardine reef, Manta Spa, & night dive looking for blue?ringed octopus
and more critters
Day 7. (2 dives) Blue Magic, Mioskon. Manta Cleaning stations and shallow reef to finish. Sail back
to Sorong Port. Plenty of time to wash & dry equipment, have lunch, and rest & relaxation.
Day 8. (0 dives) 6am?12pm. Check out after breakfast, farewells, and transfer to airport. Departure
from Sorong to Manado or Jakarta or Denpasar.
Diving days: 6 days (22 dives)
 

Dive Site Information

Raja Ampat & Misool
Water Temp: 27 - 30 degrees Celsius, Air Temp; 27- 32 degrees Celsius
Visibility: 15 - 30 meters, Level; intermediate to advanced
Best Time to Dive; April- December (less rain & much less wind; perfect for diving)

Travel Info

Embarkation: Sorong (West Papua)
Disembarkation: Sorong (West Papua)
 
Departure; 5pm, 1st Day - Sorong, West Papua. Or earlier if everyone arrives before and all Trip Preparations completed. Free transfer from Domine Edward Osok (SOQ) Airport or local hotel on Trip Departure day.
 
Return; 6am, Last Day - Sorong, West Papua. After breakfast and fond farewells we take you to Sorong Airport in time for Check In & flight. Transfer 20?30 minutes.
 
Last dive ends; 12pm (midday), Penultimate Day. Plenty of time for R&R while we sail back to Sorong where we spend last night on Blue Manta. This also allows for your minimum 18 hours surface interval/ No Fly Time (as recommended by PADI) before flying next day.