20% OFF on 9D8N The Best of Banda Sea with KM Blue Manta | November 5 to 13

Destination: Banda Sea
Departure date: November 5, 2023
From: Ambon
Arrival date: November 13, 2023
To: Ambon
Regular price: 4400 USD / Person
Promotion price: 3520 USD / Person

The KM Blue Manta offers an exclusive last-minute deal of 20% OFF on their upcoming 9-day/8-night expedition to the Banda Sea this November. There are ONLY 4 spots left! Are you ready to embark on an unforgettable underwater adventure through the mystical Banda Sea? KM Blue Manta is the answer if you have been waiting for a dive adventure that combines thrilling exploration with luxurious comfort.

Cabins Available

  • Deluxe En-suite (twin) cabin, main deck.
  • Deluxe En-suite (combined double/ twin) cabin, main deck.
  • Deluxe En-suite (twin) cabin, lower deck.


  • NOW ONLY USD 3,840/ pax in main deck cabin.  Saving USD 960 from original trip price USD4,800/ pax.
  • NOW ONLY USD 3,520/ pax in lower deck cabin.  Saving USD 880 from original trip price USD4,400/ pax.
  • Marine Park & Harbour fees: plus USD250/ pax.   To be settled with balance payment.
  • Fuel Surcharge fees: plus USD200/ pax. To be settled with balance payment.

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Day 1 (0-2 dives) 2pm:

  • Our staff will meet you upon your arrival to Pattimura Airport, Ambon or local hotel and transfer you to the awaiting Blue Manta. Arrivals before midday are best so we can make check dive(s) in Ambon Bay before we get underway by 2pm for overnight sail.

Day 2-3 (3 dives x 2 days):

  • 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 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 (2 dives):

  • Hukurila Cave & Molana. 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 9 (0 dive):

  • 5am-12pm. Check out after light breakfast & farewells, we transfer to local hotel or airport. Take your pre-booked flight to Ujung Pandang (aka Makassar), Jakarta or Singapore.

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

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  • 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)
  • 22 dives


  • All flights, hotels, pickups outside trip start&end dates fee applies per car, marine park & harbour fee (USD250/ pax), fuel surcharge (USD200/ pax), dive & travel insurance, massage services (USD35/ hour), laundry services (USD10/ basket), Nespresso coffee (USD2), alcohol: beer (USD4), wine (USD30-50), Satellite Wi-Fi (USD35 for trip per person)
  • Diving gear: Full Set USD50/ diving day (except large tank). For 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

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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.


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.


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.


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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