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Indonesia Ambon Banda * MV Blue Manta n New White Manta* 9 days

White Manta Liveaboard

Vessel / 9 days 8 nights En-suite lower deckEn-suite upper and main deck Diving days
Blue Manta 34,54037,6808 days, 22 dives
New White Manta 29,83032,9708 days, 22 dives

9 days 8 nights Sample Itinerary : 

Note; all schedules are subjected to changes according to weather, sea, diving, & local conditions.

 

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 White 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 x2 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 x4 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 dives) 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

Diving days: 8 days (22 dives)

Note: 3 dives are scheduled per diving day*.  This is due to deeper dives and long distances covered between islands.  Where possible a bonus night dive may be scheduled at the discretion of the Cruise Leader. *Except Trip Departure day & Trip Return day.

 

Embarkation / Disembarkation

  • Ambon (AMQ) / Ambon (AMQ)

 

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
  • 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
  • Dive & Travel insurance
  • Massage services
  • Laundry services
  • Nespresso coffee, alcohol; beer & wine
  • Satellite Wi-Fi
  • Diving Gear; dive computer, torch, 15L tank rental, BCD, regulator, wetsuit, fins mask.
  • Nitrox Enriched Air fills
  • Note; Nitrox & Diving Gear Items priced per diving day and are subject to availability.
  • Note: Exposure suits; 3mm shorty wetsuits available ONLY.

 

Remark :

– Non-refundable deposit HKD10,000 per person at confirmation.

– Balance payment on 45 days prior to departure.

– Payment are non-refundable and non-transferable.

– Peak Season Surcharge applied, please call for details. (Chinese New Year, Easter, National Day, Christmas and New Year’s Day)

– Prices and conditions are subject to change without prior notice.

– Before departure, have ample validity on your travel document and obtain the necessary visas.

– Diving itinerary is subject to change without prior notice and depends on sea and weather conditions.

– NOTE: For Strict compliance 2 dives or 3 dives per day or whatever is in the in the proposed schedule or dive package should be used only for one (1) day. Unused dive cannot be carried over the next day.

 

 

 

Effective : 31 DEC 2020

Code: WVDE 000

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