Blue Manta Liveaboard, Indonesia


The 45m steel-hulled Blue Manta Liveaboard Indonesia was custom built with divers' needs in mind. Designed to withstand all sea conditions the Blue Manta Liveaboard will deliver a comfortable Indonesian dive liveaboard trip.

The Blue Manta Liveaboard has 14 beautifully furnished cabins. Each cabin measures in at a spacious 20sqm and has en-suite bathrooms and individually controlled air-conditioning. With 3 chefs aboard the Blue Manta Liveaboard serving no less than 5 meals per day, meal times are taken seriously with the day starting with freshly baked bread. The Blue Manta is an underwater photographer's dream with individual camera rinse tanks, indoor camera room, blow-dry stations and small dive groups (4:1) so photographers can take their time and capture the beauty of the underwater world in these amazing dive sites of Indonesia.

The 22 experienced and professional crew of the Blue Manta Liveaboard will ensure your diving liveaboard trip is a memorable one, as you explore the magical dive sites of Komodo, Alor, Raja Ampat, the Forgotten Islands and many more. Don’t miss out on this amazing Indonesia Dive Liveaboard adventure and book your trip today.

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Included: VAT, Airport Transfer, Hotel Transfer, Drinking Water, Soft drinks, Tea & Coffee, Full-Board Meal Plan (All meals), Snacks, Diving Package, Cabin Towels, Complimentary Toiletries, Deck Towels.

Required Extras: Fuel Surcharge (150-200 USD per trip), National Park Fees (200-250 USD per trip), Visas and Fees.

Optional Extras: Gratuities, Alcoholic Beverages, Nitrox (20 USD per day), Nitrox Course (220 USD), Private Dive Guide (150 USD per day), Rental Gear, Scuba Diving Courses (220-330 USD), Land Excursions, Snorkel Gear, Laundry / Pressing Services, WiFi internet (35 USD per trip), Massage.

Book now, pay later: You can easily place your booking online. We will then hold the spaces for you and you can confirm with a payment later.

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Boat features

  • Laundry Service
  • Camera Station
  • Massage
  • Audio & video entertainment
  • Air Conditioned saloon
  • Aircon Cabins
  • Sun Deck
  • Indoor Saloon
  • Non-Diver (Snorkeler) Friendly
  • Warm Water Showers
  • Outdoor Dining
  • Camera room with table and charging point
  • Custom built for diving
  • Charging stations
  • En-Suite bathrooms
  • Paid Internet
  • Separate Rinse for u/w Camera
  • Dedicated Local & International Crew
  • Available for Charter

Food & Drinks

  • Western Food
  • Local Food
  • Buffet style
  • Beer available
  • Snacks All Day
  • Wine Available
  • Fine Cuisine
  • Al Fresco Dining

If you have any specific dietary requirements whilst on-board your cruise, you can add this to your special requests on step 2 of the booking form. We advise limiting these requests to religious beliefs or food allergies.


  • DIN Adaptors
  • Nitrox available
  • Rinse Hoses
  • Dive deck
  • Tenders for diving

The crew speaks English, Spanish, and Indonesian.

Gear Rental

There is diving gear available on this boat. Please provide your rental needs on the booking form. See below for further details on inclusions and pricing. Show prices.

Drawings & Vessel Layouts

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Boat Specifications

  • Year built 2014
  • Length 45m
  • Beam 9m
  • Cruising speed 10 knots
  • Engines 2 x 826Hp Yanmar
  • Max guests 20
  • Number of cabins 14
  • Number of bathrooms 14
  • Tenders 4 x 6.5m dinghy with twin 40hp OBM
  • Water capacity 20 tons
  • Fuel capacity 45000 liters
  • Freshwater maker 20 tons per day

Boat Navigation and Safety

  • Radar
  • Depth Sounder
  • GPS
  • Radio VHF/DSC/SSB
  • Life Vests
  • Fire Alarm & Fire Extinguishers
  • Oxygen
  • First Aid Kits
  • Satellite & mobile phones
  • Crew trained in first aid
  • Emergency flares

Blue Manta Reviews

  • 9.8 Exceptional
  • 19 Verified Reviews
  1. Vessel
  2. Crew
  3. Food
  4. Diving
  5. Value
  • 10 Exceptional
  • Michael W
  • United States United States
Spectacular Diving with a Boat and Crew to Match

Diving in Raja Ampat was just awesome. Manta Rays are astounding. Good dive guides, great facilities. Camera Room is best I have ever experienced - I have dove all over the world, over a 1000 dives, this Camera room is like one someone would have on land versus on a boat. Rooms great, temperature control was amazing. Showers on the back of the boat - all 5 - what a pleasure. Oh - and I was worried about USA style power receptacles - the place is littered with them, European, US, very nice. Camera room had huge amount of Power strips to accommodate everyone. I have a big setup that has lots of things that need charging (Nikon D3X, Subal, Sea and Sea Strobes, Light and Motion Floods) and Laptop too. All fit great!! Rinse tanks too, and compressed air for drying! Travel to and from airport was easy and well organized. No waiting, just helpful folks moving luggage and people in A/C comfort. First class. Also - I love non-sugared Iced Tea on trips like these, I brought black tea bags and they had a pitcher of Iced Tea in the dining area for the whole 10 days we shared with everyone (it was popular). Very accomodating and nice staff.

Recommended for
1, Boat Comfort and Facilities, Raja Ampat, Great food.
  • 10 Exceptional
  • Gil K
  • United States United States
Incredible trip

Had an amazing trip aboard Blue Manta in Komodo. Everything about this liveaboard is amazing from the size of the rooms to the crew and the quality of the food. Outstanding service and the rooms are so much larger and more luxurious than other boats. Amazing DMs who know the sites and terrain very well. Can’t wait to go back.

Recommended for
Diving, crew and food
  • 9.6 Exceptional
  • Eugene K
  • United States United States
Fantastic. Will definitely consider coming again.

Experienced guide Minpi was fantastic. Dive director Egoi was always helpful and courteous. Dinner selection was excellent.

Recommended for
Facilities. Guides. Tech support.
  • 10 Exceptional
  • Laetitia T
  • United States United States
Exactly as expected and more!

I loved that the water was so warm and dives were 60 minutes long! Egoi was an amazing trip leader...very knowledgeable and responsible...funny and professional. I was hanging out in the camera room a lot with PJ (the videographer) and I had a blast in there! I am vegan and they were able to accommodate me which was unexpected and delicious! The boat is so big and comfortable...I never got sea sick and the crew is just amazing :)

Recommended for
the food, the crew and the dives!
  • 10 Exceptional
  • Delaram D
  • United States United States
Amazing trip!

Crew’s service

Recommended for
Clean, friendly, safe
  • 10 Exceptional
  • Stewart C
  • United States United States
All around top notch experience

I have nothing but good things to say about my experience diving Komodo on Blue Manta. The boat is so comfortable and spacious. The room and bathroom were the roomiest I've experienced on a liveaboard. The crew always went the extra mile, whether it was dealing with gear, serving food, or dealing with any minor issues in a prompt and timely manner. The dive briefings were thorough, and the dive guides did a great job of showing the best aspects of each dive site. The next time I do a liveaboard in Indonesia, it will definitely be on board the Blue Manta.

Recommended for
crew; room size; service
  • 10 Exceptional
  • JiYoung P
  • South Korea South Korea


Recommended for
Crew, Boat, Food
  • 10 Exceptional
  • Nadine S
  • Germany Germany
Trip of a lifetime

Diving in Misool - overwhelming variety and number of fish Exploring lagoon and waterfall at coastline of Papua Exploring Triton Bay - incredible diversity of corals Meeting friends for life .... it is hard to determine the highlights of this trip as every day was a highlight in its own. Even though I'm very critical this trip for me was perfect in every aspect - the diving, the boat, the crew and their service, the food and the co-divers/travelers. I can only recommend the Blue Manta and would book it again anytime!

Recommended for
The diving itself, the crew as well as the other divers, boat comfort
  • 9.6 Exceptional
  • Renato S
  • Brazil Brazil

Amazing dives and great accommodations, very spacious and comfortable cabin.

Recommended for
Accommodations, Great staffs and diving
  • 10 Exceptional
  • Jaroslaw M
  • Poland Poland


Recommended for
  • 9.2 Superb
  • Barry D
  • Canada Canada
An excellent overall experience!

Sheer abundance of marine life. Beautiful healthy corals. Mantas

Recommended for
Professional Crew, Incredible Dive Sites, Abundance of Marine Life
  • 10 Exceptional
  • Jean philippe L
  • Canada Canada
Superb trip with excellent crew.


Recommended for
Divemaster, diving and boat
  • 10 Exceptional
  • Tristan F
  • Australia Australia
Amazing crew! Absolute luxury with spectacular diving!

Spacious, comfortable cabins and boat with a highly professional crew! Great dive masters who know there stuff and take safety seriously while ensuring a super fun experience.

Recommended for
Boat, crew, and diving!
  • 10 Exceptional
  • Nizam S
  • Malaysia Malaysia
Best Dive - Liveaboard experience

Komodo has a great range of diving experience, Blue Manta is a purpose built boat for diving. The setup is so good, makes each dive feel so relaxing from dive brief to finish. The staff on the boat are superb, they do a good job looking after all the divers during dive an on the boat.

Recommended for
Great Crew, Great boat, Relaxing
  • 10 Exceptional
  • Australia Australia
The best liveaboard experience I have had

Cabin size and always kept clean. Friendly helpful crew. The boat setup is great loved the showers at the back, the nice warm ginger tea at the end of each dive. Dive briefing very helpful. The crew really engage with the guests checking we are ok getting our import all the time. Small number in each dive group ( only 4 per dive guide is great ) Food was great diving was great the whole experience was one to remember and Sarah and I are coming back.

Recommended for
I am senior person 65 years old yet it was so easy to dive on this boat. The crew were so helpful.
  • 7.6 Good
  • Elaine S
  • New Zealand New Zealand
Spacious, comfortable, well maintained boat with a well trained and happy crew.

Mantas. Wet suit valet. Eating outside. Huge cabin to myself. Clean air/nitrox fills.

Recommended for
Boat. Weather. Currents.
  • 10 Exceptional
  • Chien Chou C
  • Taiwan Taiwan

Komodo is a great point of diving experience, Blue Manta is a purpose built boat for diving.

Recommended for
Divemaster, diving and boat
Origin: US