White Manta

White Manta LiveaboardWhite Manta

Built in 2011, White Manta is a modern steel hulled liveaboard custom built for divers. She is a very comfortable vessel with excellent cabins and heaps of space on board. She is IMO certified with all required safety features.

From November to April White Manta dives Thailand’s Andaman Sea. From May to October she runs weekend liveaboard diving trips from Singapore to Pulau Tioman, Pulau Aur and Jack Rock off Malaysia’s east coast, plus the Indonesia dive sites of Anambas Island, the Igara wreck and the 7 Skies Wreck.

There are several cabin options with twin, triple and four share configurations.

  • The spacious en-suite cabins on the main and upper decks have individually controlled AC and large windows that can be opened. There are twin and double bed cabins available.
  • Standard cabins on the lower deck have shared bathroom but have their own wash basin. They have portholes.
  • Cabins are cleaned daily.

White Manta LiveaboardWhite Manta Specifications:
36m length, 7.5m beam
2 x Cummins 700 hp diesel engines.
Cruising speed: 10 knots.
Water maker 4000 litres per day.
Nitrox available on board.
2 x 5.8m RIB tenders with 40hp outboards.
Full safety equipment including GPS, sounder, plotter, radar, epirb, ssb radio, sat phone, VHS radio, 3 x 20 man life raft.
Asian and European Food


White Manta Schedule and Prices

Prices are per diver in Thai baht
Date
Destination
d/n
dives
Start / Finish
En-suite (Double/Twin)
En-suite (Triple/Quad)
Standard (Twin)
Standard (Quad)
22-24 May 15 Pulau Aur, Jack Rock
3/2
6
Singapore
22,500
20,000
17,500
16,250
29 May-1 Jun 15 Anambas Island, Igara Wreck
4/3
9
Singapore
22,500
20,000
17,500
16,250
5-7 Jun 15 Pulau Tioman
3/2
6
Singapore
22,500
20,000
17,500
16,250
12-14 Jun 15 7 Skies wreck, Anambas Island
3/2
6
Singapore
23,750
21,250
20,000
17,500
19-21 Jun 15 Pulau Aur, Jack Rock
3/2
6
Singapore
22,500
20,000
17,500
16,250
26-28 Jun 15 Ningpo Maru Wreck, Igara Wreck
3/2
6
Singapore
23,750
21,250
20,000
17,500
3-5 Jul 15 Pulau Tioman
3/2
6
Singapore
22,500
20,000
17,500
16,250
10-12 Jul 15 7 Skies wreck, Anambas Island
3/2
6
Singapore
23,750
21,250
20,000
17,500
16-19 Jul 15 Anambas Island, Igara Wreck
4/3
9
Singapore
37,500
32,500
31,250
25,000
24-26 Jul 15 Pulau Aur, Jack Rock
3/2
6
Singapore
22,500
20,000
17,500
16,250
31 Jul-2 Aug 15 Pulau Tioman
3/2
6
Singapore
22,500
20,000
17,500
16,250
7-10 Aug 15 Acasta Reef, Garden of Eden
4/3
9
Singapore
37,500
32,500
31,250
25,000
14-16 Aug 15 Pulau Aur, Jack Rock
3/2
6
Singapore
22,500
20,000
17,500
16,250
21-23 Aug 15 Anambas Island, Igara Wreck
3/2
6
Singapore
23,750
21,250
20,000
17,500
28-30 Aug 15 Pulau Tioman
3/2
6
Singapore
22,500
20,000
17,500
16,250
4-6 Sep 15 7 Skies wreck, Anambas Island
3/2
6
Singapore
23,750
21,250
20,000
17,500
11-13 Sep 15 Pulau Aur, Jack Rock
3/2
6
Singapore
22,500
20,000
17,500
16,250
18-20 Sep 15 Anambas Island, Shark Island
3/2
6
Singapore
23,750
21,250
20,000
17,500
23-27 Sep 15 Acasta Reef, Bada, Igara Wreck
5/4
Singapore
37,500
2-4 Oct 15 Anambas Island, Igara/Seven Skies Wreck
3/2
6
Singapore
23,750
21,250
20,000
17,500
9-12 Oct 15 7 Skies wreck, Anambas Island
4/3
9
Singapore
28,750
25,000
22,500
20,000
16-18 Oct 15 Anambas Island, Igara Wreck
3/2
6
Singapore
23,750
21,250
20,000
17,500
23-25 Oct 15 Anambas Island, Igara/Seven Skies Wreck
3/2
6
Singapore
23,750
21,250
20,000
17,500

Prices include: Dive guide, 12 litre tanks, weights & belt, all meals, tea, coffee, snacks, fruits.

Prices exclude: Equipment rental,alcohol & soft drinks. National Park Fees/Entry Permits/Port Fees, Nitrox fills, 15 litre tanks, dive insurance.

Some PADI Courses are available on board with advance booking. Please ask us if you are interested in doing a dive course.

Underwater cameras are available for rent on board.


White Manta LiveaboardWhite Manta 7 Skies Itinerary:

Friday: meet 5.30pm at Tanah Merah Ferry Terminal (just inside entrance on the left). Sail to Batam to clear immigration then sail overnight to the dive site. Dinner is served onboard.
Saturday (4 dives): Check out dive at Pulau Damar, Katoaka Reef or Malangbiru, 2 dives at 7 Skies wreck and a night dive at Malangbiru.
Sunday (2 dives): Morning dive at Igara wreck (depth 14-30m). Last dive finished by 12 noon.
Sail to Batam to clear immigration. ETA 7pm to TMFT, Singapore

Summary: 6 dives, visibility 10-30m, water temp 28-30 degrees Celcius, diving for intermediate to advanced divers. Dive computer use is mandatory. Nitrox is recommended.

The Seven Skies was a 261m long Swedish Super Tanker built in 1965. In 1969, she suffered an explosion and sank to the east of Tioman Island, not far from Anambas Islands. The wreck sits upright in 67m and is still intact. The top of the funnel is in approximately 25m, the bridge and the superstructure at 30m, then various decks and structures to explore down to the main deck level at 45m.


White Manta Palau Tioman Liveaboard Diving Itinerary:

Friday: meet 6.00pm at Tanah Merah Ferry Terminal (just inside entrance on the left), clear immigration then sail overnight to Tioman Island. Dinner is served on board.

Saturday (5 dives): Pulau Jahat or Pulau Renggis, Pulau Chebeh, Tiger Reef, Pulau Labas and a night dive

Sunday (1 dive): Morning dive at Bahara Rock or Pulau Jahat. Last dive finished by 8am. Return to TMFT Singapore, ETA 9pm.

Summary: 6 dives, visibility 10-20m, water temp 28-30 degrees Celcius, diving for intermediate to advanced divers.


White Manta Anambas Island Itinerary:

Friday: meet 5.30pm at Tanah Merah Ferry Terminal (just inside entrance on the left), sail to Batam to clear immigration then sail overnight to the dive site. Dinner is served onboard.

Saturday (4 dives): Check out dive at Katoaka Reef or Malangbiru and a night dive at Damar.

Sunday (2 dives): Morning dive at Igara wreck (depth 14-30m) Sail to Batam to clear immigration. ETA 8pm to TMFT, Singapore.

Summary: 6 dives, visibility 10-20m, water temp 28-30 degrees Celcius, diving for intermediate to advanced divers.

The Anambas Islands are located between Singapore and the Natuna islands in the South China Sea. Previously a base for off-shore oil drilling and natural gas explorations, today Anambas has gained popularity among divers because of its pristine corals. Anambas dive sites include the reefs of Tokong Berlayar, Malang Biru island, Katoaka reef, and the Seven Skies wreck. Encounter Black Tip Sharks, turtles, barracudas and even the occasional Whale Shark


White Manta Layout:
White Manta Liveaboard

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