20% OFF on Komodo to Alor and Alor to Ambon Liveaboard Trips with Blue Manta

Destination: Alor
Departure date: August 26, 2023
From: Labuan Bajo
Arrival date: September 18, 2023
To: Ambon
Regular price: 6000 USD / Person
Promotion price: 4800 USD / Person

The KM Blue Manta is offering us a great deal on a 2 exclusive liveaboard trips that you can’t miss! Experience the liveaboard adventures and discover the wonders of Komodo National Park and Banda Sea. Read all the details about this exclusive liveaboard deals below:

Trip 1: Komodo, Maumere, Alor

Experience an unforgettable adventure exploring the renowned islands of Komodo, embarking on an 11-day, 10-night journey with 28 exhilarating dives. This safari takes you on a captivating exploration, from encountering the majestic Komodo dragons to venturing towards Maumere and culminating in the breathtaking coral reefs of Alor, Indonesia.

  • Departure: 26th August – 5th September 2023
  • Start: Labuan Bajo
  • Finish: Alor
  • Duration: 11 Days / 10 Nights
  • Total Dives: 28 dives

Cabins Price & Availability

  • NOW ONLY USD 3.520/pax available 1 space in Deluxe En-suite (twin) cabin, main deck. Original trip price USD 4.400/pax.
  • NOW ONLY USD 3.360/pax available 2 spaces in Deluxe En-suite (twin) cabin, lower deck. Original trip price USD 4.200/pax.
  • Marine Park & Harbour fees: + USD 250/pax
  • Fuel Surcharge fees: + USD 200/pax

Contact us if you have any questions or want to book your spot.

Itinerary

  • Day 1 (1-2 dives) 3pm:
    • Our staff will meet you upon your arrival to Komodo Airport or local hotel and transfer to Blue Manta. Depending on arrival time, we do check dive(s) at Bidadari and night dive at Pulau Sebayor.
  • Day 2 (4 dives) South Komodo:
    • Manta Alley to fly with mantas, Cannibal Rock, Torpedo Alley at Nusa Kode.
  • Day 3 (3-4 dives) South Komodo, Padar Island:
    • One of our favorite regions in the park with stunning and diverse dive sites; 3 Sisters and Pillars teen. Plus, visit to Pink Beach.
  • Day 4 (4 dives) North Komodo:
    • Castle Rock, Crystal Rock, & Shot Gun at Gili Lawa Laut. Pinnacles, drift dives full of action with hunting fish: jacks & sharks!
  • Day 5 (3 dives) North Komodo:
    • Batu Balong & Mantas on the Moon (Makassar Reef). This followed by a walk on the wide side in search of Komodo Dragons and trekking on one of the local Islands.
  • Day 6 (4 dives) North Komodo:
    • Tatawa Besar & Kecil, Siaba Kecil, & Wainilu. Tons of Anthias, Napoleon wrasse, sharks, & excellent night dive.
  • Day 7 (3 dives) Maumere:
    • Nearby Pulau Babi and Pulau Besar. Sail to Alor.
  • Day 8-9 (3-4 dives x2 days):
    • Alor & Pantar Strait (Islands of Kepa, Pura, Ternate, & Buaya between Pantar & Alor): nutrient-rich adventurous currents and a diversity of dive site formations, make for an abundance of coral and fish. We may visit local village and substitute for a dive.
  • Day 10 (2 dives) Alor:
    • Repeat 2 final dives. Sail back to Alor, a night in Kalabahi Port. Plenty of time to wash & dry equipment, rest & relaxation, and if need to be, an early flight on a trip departure day.
  • Day 11 (0 dives) 5am-12pm:
    • Check out after light breakfast & farewells. Transfer to local hotel or airport. Take your pre-booked flight to Bali or Jakarta, via Kupang.

Note: All schedules are subject to changes according to weather, sea, diving, & local conditions.

Trip 2: Alor, Ring of Fire, Banda Sea, Ambon

Embark on an exhilarating 11-day, 10-night adventure, filled with 28 thrilling dives, as you set sail from the captivating Alor. Immerse yourself in the unspoiled magnificence of the pristine coral reefs. Traverse through the remarkable Banda Sea, famous for its mesmerizing Ring of Fire. Conclude your epic journey in Ambon, Indonesia, where new discoveries await.

  • Departure: 8th September – 18th September 2023
  • Start: Alor
  • Finish: Ambon
  • Duration: 11 Days / 10 Nights
  • Total Dives: 28 dives

Cabins Price & Availability

  • NOW ONLY USD 4.800/pax available 4 spaces in Deluxe En-suite (twin) cabin, main deck. Original trip price USD 6.000/pax.
  • NOW ONLY USD 4.400/pax available 4 spaces in Deluxe En-suite (twin) cabin, lower deck. Original trip price USD 5.500/pax.
  • Marine Park & Harbour fees: + USD 250/pax
  • Fuel Surcharge fees: + USD 200/pax

Itinerary

  • Day 1 (0-2 dives) 1-3pm:
    • Our staff will meet you in Mali Airport or local hotel and transfer you to Blue Manta at Kalabahi Port. Depending on arrival time, we do local check dive plus night dive.
  • Day 2 (4 dives) Alor:
    • Diving around the best sites: Karl’s Dream and Critters diving. Beautiful reefs in (sometimes cold!) clear blue waters, great macro, and fish life. Sail to Pulau Wetar.
  • Day 3 (3 dives) Wetar:
    • Excellent wall, pelagic life, and fantastic drop offs. Sail towards Ring of Fire overnight.
  • Day 4-7 (3 dives x 4 days) Ring of Fire:
    • Diving around Volcanic Islands and stunning seamounts in search of hammerheads, encounter many sea snakes, huge schools of fish, reef sharks, tunas, & other pelagic
      superstars.
  • Day 8-9 (3 dives x 2 days) Banda Island:
    • Diving around Banda Islands with excellent visibility, fantastic coral coverage, and tremendous numbers of fish along with potential Hammerhead sightings, plus a visit to one of the Spice Islands.
  • Day 10 (2 dives):
    • Muck dives in Ambon Bay or Nusa Laut. Sail back to Ambon where you spend last night on board. Plenty of time to wash & dry equipment, rest & relaxation, and if need be, an early flight on trip departure day.
  • Day 11 (0 dives) 5am-12pm:
    • Check out after light breakfast & farewells. Transfer to local hotel or airport. Take your pre-booked flight to Ujung Pandang or Jakarta, or Singapore.

Note: All schedules are subject to changes according to weather, sea, diving, & local conditions.

Contact us on WhatsApp for more details and to book your spot now!

What’s Included

  • Land transfer from local hotel / airport from destination on trip start & end days (Alor/ Ambon) to boat
  • All nights’ accommodation on Blue Manta
  • all meals (Western & Indonesian) snacks, hot beverages, coffee, tea
  • Milo, soft drinks, towels, toiletries, cabin service
  • FOC replacement if equipment breakdown
  • 12-liter air tanks, weights & belt, warm towel & drink after every dive
  • 5 dive guides (1x instructor, 4x dive master)
  • 28 dives

What’s Excluded

  • All flights, hotels, pickups outside trip start & end dates fee applies per car, dive & travel insurance, marine park & harbour fee (USD250/pax), fuel surcharge (USD200/pax), massage services (USD35/hour), laundry services (USD10/basket), Nespresso coffee (USD2), alcohol: beer (USD4), wine (USD30-50), satellite Wi-Fi (USD50) for trip per person
  • Diving gear: Full Set USD50/ diving day (except large tank) or if individual items: BCD (USD15), Regulator (USD15), wetsuit (USD8), fins (USD5), mask (USD5), torch (USD12), dive computer, (USD12), large tank rental (USD12)
  • Nitrox Enriched Air fills (USD20/diving day or USD7/fill)
  • Note: Nitrox & diving gear items priced per diving day and is subject to availability
  • Note: Exposure suits: 3mm shorty wetsuits available ONLY

Contact us on WhatsApp for more details and to book your spot now!

About The Blue Manta

An experience of a lifetime awaits you onboard the magnificent Blue Manta liveaboard. The Blue Manta liveaboard fully equipped to take you on a fascinating diving adventure in the magical waters of Indonesia. Its stable, spacious, and safe.

The Blue Manta is possibly the largest purpose-built BKI CLASS dive vessel in the region. Measuring 45m (148 ft) by 9m (29ft), this steel hull vessel will take up to 22 guests. The 14 beautifully furnished en-suite cabins, each average 20sqm (200sf) in size, an open outdoor alfresco dining area, and an indoor air-conditioned room for finer dining, speak of the perfect onboard ambiance of a world-class dive holiday.

The Blue Manta liveaboard well-equipped with safety facilities and cruises at 9 knots, with maximum comfort and safety in mind. Additionally, its steel hull makes it an ideal vessel for long-haul cruises and blue water crossing trips.

Stability

The Blue Manta has built with thick steel designed to withstand the hardest sea conditions, offering the stability wooden boats cannot. The 9m width and weight of 550 tons add to the steadiness, ensuring uninterrupted rest and relaxation. The Blue Manta is a world-class cruising hotel.

Reliability

Built for seaworthiness, 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.

Exclusivity

Blue Manta will take up to 22 guests. There’re 14 beautiful furnished en-suite cabins. Each room average 20sqm (200sf) in size comprising of single cabins and twin/double cabins.

  • 6 cabins on the upper deck with window
  • 4 cabins on the main deck with window
  • 4 cabins on below deck with a port hole

Photographers Dream Boat

The Blue Manta equipped with camera-friendly facilities and designed for the most avid underwater photographers. Individual Rinse Tanks, Wide Outdoor Worktable, Indoor Dry Camera Room, Blow-dry Stations, Small dive groups (4 photographers: 1 guide)

Wi-Fi at Sea

The Wi-Fi connected via Satellite and with a 24/7 Wi-Fi connection, you can connect with your family and friends anytime, anywhere.

About The Blue Manta

Maximum passengers: 22
Number of cabins: 14

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