20% OFF on 10 Days Lembeh to Derawan Diving Trip | May 20-29

Destination: Borneo
Departure date: May 20, 2024
From: Manado
Arrival date: May 29, 2024
To: Sangalaki
Regular price: 3850 USD / Person
Promotion price: 3079 USD / Person

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Hey…! Ocean explorers! Guess what? The New White Manta got an amazing deal for you – a 10-day, 9-night dive safari that’s bound to be the highlight of your year! Starting from May 20th to May 29th, plus because of a last-minute cancelation, they’re offering a special 20% discount! Only 4 spots left, hurry up!

The New White Manta kicking things off in Lembeh, known for its crazy cool muck diving. From Lembeh, we’ll cruise across the Celebes Sea to the Derawan islands – think white sandy beaches and colorful coral reefs. We’ll explore these islands; Sangalaki, Maratua, and Kakaban, where the underwater world is like something out of a dream. The journey wraps up in Tarakan, North Kalimantan, where you’ll have the opportunity to explore this lesser-known gem of Indonesia. You won’t want to miss it!

  • Start/Finish: Manado / Tarakan
  • Trip Date: 20th – 29th May 2024
  • Duration: 10 Days / 9 Nights
  • Total Dives: 26 dives

Cabin Prices & Availability

Prices

  • NOW ONLY USD 3,400/pax (main deck). From original trip price USD 4,250/pax
  • NOW ONLY USD 3,080/ pax (lower deck). From original trip price USD 3,850/ pax
  • Single occupancy: 20% in addition to original trip price, subject to availability

Cabin Availability

  • 2 pax Deluxe ensuite (twin share) cabin, main deck.
  • 2 pax Deluxe ensuite (combined double/ twin) cabin, lower deck.

Contact us now for more information and to book your spot.

Itinerary

  • Day 1 (0-2 dives) 5pm:
    • Our staff will meet you upon arrival to Manado Airport & transfer you to White Manta.  Depending on arrival time, we can do 1-2 critter dives in Lembeh.
  • Day 2 (3-4 dives):
    • Muck Diving along Manado coastal Islands.
  • Day 3 (3 dives):
    • Muck Diving along Manado coaster Islands, long overnight crossing to Pulau Sambit.
  • Day 4-5 (4 dives x2 days):
    • Diving around Pulau Sambit.
  • Day 6 (3-4 dives):
    • Diving around Maratua island; huge schools of chevron barracudas, and big-eye jacks at the mouth of the channel.   Look out for the shark action with possible sightings of hammerhead sharks too!
  • Day 7 (4 dives):
    • Diving around Kakaban with stunning wall dives & visiting the amazing freshwater Jellyfish Lake.
  • Day 8 (3-4 dives):
    • Diving around Sangalaki looking for manta rays, turtles & more! We also have a chance to visit the beach to watch hatching baby turtles make their dash to the sea!
  • Day 9 (1-2 dives):
    • Looking for whale sharks at local fishing “bagans”then sail back to Tarakan (sailing time 9-11 hours).  Plenty of time to wash & dry equipment, rest & relaxation, and if need be, an early flight on trip departure day.  Last night sleeping on White Manta in the Tarakan harbour. 
  • Day 10 (0 dive) 5am – 12pm:
    • Check out after light breakfast, farewells, and transfer to local hotel or airport.  Departure from Tarakan to Jakarta with Batik Air or Bali (via Surabaya) with Lion Air.

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

What’s Included

  • Round trip transfer local Hotel/Airport – Boat
  • All nights’ accommodation on Boat
  • All meals (Western & Indonesian) snacks, hot beverages, coffee, tea, Milo, soft drinks
  • Towels, toiletries, & cabin services
  • FOC replacement if equipment breakdown
  • Warm towel & drink after every dive
  • Regular Air Tanks, weights, belt, 5 dive guides (1x Instructor, 4x Dive Masters)

What’s Excluded

  • All flights & hotels stay
  • Marine Park & Harbour fee USD 250/pax
  • Dive & Travel insurance
  • Fuel surcharge (if applicable) USD 200/pax
  • Massage services US$35/ hour
  • Laundry services US$10/ basket
  • Nespresso coffee US$2, beer US$4, wine US$30-50
  • Satellite Wi-Fi US$35 for trip per person
  • Diving gear Full Set US$50/diving day (except large tank & torch) or if individual items then following rates apply per diving day*
  • Nitrox Enriched Air fills. US$20/ diving day or US$7/ fill
  • Note: Nitrox & Diving gear items priced per diving day and are subject to availability.
  • Note: Exposure suits; 3mm shorty wetsuits available ONLY.  

Get ready to explore, laugh, and make memories that will last a lifetime. Contact us now for more information and to book your spot!

About The New White Manta

An experience of a lifetime awaits you onboard the magnificent New White Manta. Stable, spacious and safe, she is fully equipped to take you on a fascinating diving adventure in the magical waters of Indonesia. The New White Manta is one of our favorite luxury liveaboard for Raja Ampat and Komodo dive trips.

The New White Manta is possibly the largest purpose-built RINA CLASS dive vessel in the region. Measuring 46m (150 ft) by 10m (30ft), this steel hull vessel will take up to 24 guests depending on the cruise destinations. 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 dining, speak of the perfect onboard ambiance of a world-class dive holiday.

With maximum comfort and safety in mind, the New White 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 New White Manta will take up to 24 guests depending on the destination and if booked as a full charter. There are 14 beautifully furnished en-suite cabins, each average 20sqm (200sf) in size comprising of twin/double or triple share cabins.

  • 6 cabins on the upper deck with window
  • 4 cabins on the main deck with window
  • 4 cabins on below deck no window

Stability & Reliability

The New White Manta is built with thick steel designed to withstand the hardest sea conditions, offering the stability wooden boats cannot. The 10m width and weight of 580 ton add to the steadiness and ensures uninterrupted rest and relaxation. The New White Manta is a world-class cruising hotel.

Built for sea-worthiness, the New White 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.

Photographers Dream Boat

The New White Manta is equipped with camera-friendly facilities, designed for the most avid underwater photographers.

  • Wide Outdoor Work Table
  • Indoor Dry Camera Room
  • Blow-dry Stations
  • Small dive groups (4 photographers for 1 guide)

Wi-Fi at Sea

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

About The New White Manta

Maximum passengers: 24
Number of cabins: 14

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