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WHITE MANTA Liveaboard
The Overall Review
We spent 7.3 hours reading reviews from experts and divers about WHITE MANTA Liveaboard.
In summary, this is what divers think:
4 reasons to dive
- Many divers said they were thrilled at the number of manta rays they got to see
- Some people were happy with the friendly and hospitality of the crew
- Many people raved about the delicious food
- A couple of people noted that they would return for another dive adventure with this liveaboard
1 reasons NOT to dive
- A couple of divers were taken back by the strong currents that weren’t ideal for beginner divers
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Description and details
Diving on the White Manta in Malaysia and Indonesia
White Manta liveaboard
The White Manta will explore some great destinations that include Lembeh, Banda Sea, Raja Ampat, and Ambon. Some other regions this liveaboard operates in include Singapore, Thailand, and Malaysia. Scuba diving is the main staple on this liveaboard and you can expect a personalized experience with a dive instructor to scuba diver ration of 1:4. Some of the perks of diving with the White Manta is 24/7 Satelite wifi connection, large spacious cabins, five meals a day, and U/W camera-friendly facilities.
Interior and entertainment areas
The White Manta is capable of accommodating up to 24-32 guests in 14 luxurious cabins. These cabins consist of a double and twin cabins that have individual climate control. The cabins are on average 20 square meters that have enough space for your personal belongings.
The deck areas have much to offer as the sun deck is the go-to for guests wanting some sun rays. It is fitted with sun loungers and deck chairs that are ideal for watching the sunset. A large portion of the sun deck is also covered and is used as an alfresco dining deck.
Dive deck on the liveaboard
The dive deck is the mainstay of the liveaboard. It will give you access to four 60 horsepower tenders that will take you to the dive sites. What’s more, there is a camera facility with a wide-open worktable on the dive deck. You will also find an indoor blow-dry room as well as a dry camera room.
Food on the liveaboard
The onboard Thai chef will bring together various flavors from international, local and chef-inspired dishes. You can expect up to five meals a day with snacks served between diving excursions. The meals will be served in the air-conditioned dining area in a buffet that is plated meal style. The chef will also cater to special dietary requirements but prior notice should be given.
This liveaboard will take you to the best diving destinations in regions like Layang Layang, Similan Islands, and Singapore. Dive itineraries will last between 6-10 nights and dive sites will include Lembeh, Banda Sea, Raja Ampat, and Ambon.
- Camera Station
- Daily housekeeping
- 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
- Seaview Cabins
- Separate Rinse for u/w Camera
- Dedicated Local & International Crew
- Leisure Deck
- Available for Charter