- Additional Dives
- Airport Pick Up
- Boat Cabin Accommodation
- Daily Scheduled Dives
- Dive Guide
- Full Board
- Hotel pickup and drop-off
- Hotel/Airport to Boat Transfer
- Land Excursions
- Port and/or National Park Entrance Fees
- Soft Drinks
- Tour Guide
- Welcome Drink
Alor, Banda & Ambon Liveaboard Blue Manta – 10 Nights
Alor – Banda – Ambon
Liveaboard Cruise with KM Blue Manta
AVAILABLE CRUISE DURATIONS
11 Days/10 Nights – > 30 Dives
Cruise Route: Maumere/Flores – Alor – Banda Sea – Ambon
We begin our journey discovering pristine coral reefs around Alor & Lembata where fantastic macro life, stunning coral reefs and schooling fish provide amazing diving far from the crowds, you may even have the chance to spot pilot Whales or Dolphins during surface intervals. Heading towards the infamous Ring of fire, let our experienced crew show you these remote and almost untouched locations with wonderful reefs and stunning drop offs. Marine life here is in abundance from macro critters, sea snakes and schooling fish to the ‘big fish’ favorites such as manta rays, reef sharks and even the chance to encounter Scalloped Hammerheads. Finishing with mucks diving in/ near Ambon
CRUISE RATES 2022 | 2023 | 2024
11 Days/9 Nights: 6.000 US$ Upper & Main Deck / 5.500 US$ Lower Deck
Single Occupancy + 20% / Non Diver 10% discount
From September 2022, this cruise will be liable for surcharge.
The fee per person will be collected in advance of departure: USD 200/ pax.
Sample itinerary: 11 Days/10 Nights – Alor-Banda-Ambon Liveaboard Cruise
This is a sample itinerary and is subject to changes beyond the operator’s control. The exact itinerary, route and amount of dives for your cruise may be adapted to best suit the weather conditions, tides and currents, season and other prevailing events.
Note: 3 dives are scheduled per diving day in Banda Sea*. This is due to deeper dives & long distances covered between islands. Where possible a bonus night dive may be scheduled at the discretion of the Cruise Leader. *Except Trip Departure & Trip Return Day.
Day 1: Maumere.Flores
3pm. Our staff will meet you at Frans Seda Airport and take you to the awaiting Blue Manta. Arrivals before midday are best so we can make check dive(s) in Maumere; Pulau Babi or Pulau Besar before we get underway by 3pm for overnight sail.
- Maumere Port, Uneng City, Sikka Regency, East Nusa Tenggara, Indonesia
- 0-2 Dives
Day 2: Alor
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 Palau Wetar.
- Alor, East Nusa Tenggara, Indonesia
- 3 Dives
Day 3: Wetar
Wetar; excellent wall, pelagic life and fantastic drop offs. Sail towards Ring of Fire overnight
- 3 Dives
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.
- Banda Sea
- 3 Days x 4 Dives
Day 8-9: Banda islands
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.
- Banda Islands, Central Maluku Regency, Maluku, Indonesia
- 2 Days x 3 Dives
Day 10: Ambon Bay
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.
- Ambon Bay, Indonesia
- 2 Dives
Day 11: Port Ambon
5am-12pm. Check out after light breakfast & farewells, we transfer to local hotel or airport. Take your pre-booked flight to Ujung Pandang, Jakarta or Singapore
- Port Of Ambon, Jalan Yos Sudarso, Kel Honipopu, Kota Ambon, Maluku, Indonesia
- 0 Dives