- Travel Info
Liveaboard: White Manta
Destination: Similans, Koh Bon, Koh Tachai, Richelieu Rock
Travel Date: 3 December 2015 - 7 December 2015
Room Type: Standard Twin Share Cabin
Promotion Price: USD760 (U/P: USD980)
Snacks, Hot beverages, coffee, tee and milo
All diving (Please refer to itinerary for total number of dives)
Tanks and weights
Free scheduled pick up/drop
Fresh hot towel and drinks after every dives
All Flights and hotel
Marine park & harbour fee (To be paid upon entering)
Dive and travel insurance
Soft drinks, alcohol, nespresso coffee
No refund, cancellation or amendments allowed upon confirmation of booking.
In the event of no show, booking will be forfeited.
The MV White Manta is a solid 36m long steel range diving support vessel. She is very stable and runs on twin 700hp Cummins engines. She carries 2x 450 liter L&W compressors; one equipped with an air cooler and a Nitrox membrane system. She also carries 20 tonnes of fresh water and two water makers. With two large dinghies, rest assured for your safety when diving in strong currents.
Since her launch in April 2011, she continues to impress new and existing guests alike with her spaciousness and comfort. The MV White Manta sleeps 24 guests in 12 cabins: 8 x En-suite (double/ twin/ triple share) and 4 x Standard (twin share with wash basin, shared bathrooms).
All Captains, boat crew and dive crew have many years of experience in the waters surrounding the Banda Sea, Raja Ampat, Cenderawasih.
Day 1. (0 Dives); Scheduled Pickup Times (between 4-7pm*), transfer to Thap Lamu pier, Phang
Day 2. (4 dives); around at Surin Islands and Richelieu Rock including night dive
Day 3. (4 dives); full days diving around cleaning stations of Koh Bon & Koh Tachai
Day 4. (4 dives); best of the Similans; North Point, Elephant Head Rock, West of Eden, Anita’s Reef
Day 5. (2 dives); Boulder City, Shark Fin Reef. Return to Patong pier, Phuket by 6pm. Transfer back to hotel/ Airport by 7pm.
Getting Here by Air
The nearest international airport will be Phuket International Airport. There are many international flights that flies into Phuket.
Schedule Pickup Times on Trip Departure day:
16:00 Phuket Town; guests to office (16:30 for ferries from Rassada Pier)
16:30 Chalong, Rawai
17:00 Kata, Karon
17:30 Patong, Kamala, Surin
18:00 Bang Tao, Mai Khao
18:30 Nai Thon, Nai Yang and Airport
19:00 Khao Lak Center
20:30 Latest arrival on the boat
NOTE: * if pickup is outside these times additional charges apply.