- 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
Ambon-Banda-Ambon Liveaboard Blue Manta – 7 & 8 Nights
Liveaboard Cruise with KM Blue Manta
AVAILABLE CRUISE DURATIONS
8 Days/7 Nights – > 18 Dives
9 Days/8 Nights – > 22 Dives
Cruise Route: Ambon – Banda Sea – Ambom
CRUISE RATES 2022 | 2023 | 2024
8 Days/7 Nights: 4.200 US$ Upper & Main Deck / 3.800 US$ Lower Deck
9 Days/8 Nights: 4.800 US$ Upper & Main Deck / 4.400 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.
Starting with muck diving we cross the Banda Sea, tracing the perimeter of islands. 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 the critters, sea snakes, manta rays, sharks and much more.
Sample itinerary: 9 Days/8 Nights – Ambon-Banda Sea-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: Arrival Ambon
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.
- Ambon Pattimura Airport (AMQ), Jalan Propinsi, Urimesing, Kota Ambon, Maluku, Indonesia
- 0-2 Dives
Day 2: Saparua & Nusa Laut
Saparua & Nusa Laut with its pristine corals. Sail to Banda Islands.
- Pulau Saparua, Central Maluku Regency, Maluku, Indonesia
- 3 Dives
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 5-7: Ring of Fire Cruise
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 3 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.
- Pulau Molana, Haria, Central Maluku Regency, Maluku, Indonesia
- 2 Dives
Day 9: Check Out Ambon
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
- Port Of Ambon, Jalan Yos Sudarso, Kel Honipopu, Kota Ambon, Maluku, Indonesia
- 0 Dives