Manta Mae Liveaboard, Indonesia


Manta Mae Liveaboard is a modern replica of the native spice-trading vessel that enables you to experience the fabulous Indonesian culture and nature in an adventurous way.

The interior of the wooden schooner is ornately decorated with natural indigenous materials such as coral, shells and fossil woods. The result is a breathtaking ambiance, unmatched within the fleet.

With its length of 30- and a beam of 7 meters, it caters 9 guests on diving trips to astonishing Komodo National Park and Raja Ampat. These intimate trips may vary from 5 to 12 nights.


Manta Mae offers a choice of 3 cabins with portholes for fresh air and daylight.

The large master cabin (18 sqm) has a king-size bed and an additional single bed. The 2 deluxe cabins (10 sqm) have a queen-size bed and one single bed.

All have en-suite bathrooms, air conditioning, TV and a safe. The comfortable beds are made up with luxurious Egyptian cotton sheets. Daily housekeeping is part of the service.


Luxury Bunk Bed Cabin

Luxury Bunk Bed Cabin

Room size: 8 m²
Max. occupancy: 2
Beds: 2 bunk
Private bathroom: Yes
Air conditioning: Yes

Deluxe Cabin

Deluxe Cabin

Room size: 10 m²
Max. occupancy: 2
Beds: 1 Double + 1 bunk
Private bathroom: Yes
Air conditioning: Yes

Master Cabin

Master Cabin

Room size: 23 m²
Max. occupancy: 2
Beds: 1 Double + 1 bunk
Private bathroom: Yes
Air conditioning: Yes


Manta Mae cordial and professional staff consists of 6 Indonesian members and 2 western cruise directors. We speak English, French and Indonesian.

Personal attention is guaranteed. The indoor lounge area is well-appointed with modern conveniences like aircon, audio/video entertainment, and computers.

Outside Manta Mae has a leisure and sun deck, perfect for enjoying the seascapes, sunbathing, relaxing and outside dining. At a fee, we offer internet, massages and a launderette.


3 meals and 2 snacks are served during the day. According to your preference meals can be enjoyed either family-style or as plate service at the dining table. If the cruise is booked by an individual cabin we usually served by a single plate.

Manta Mae kitchen staff prepares tasty dishes of local and western origin. Vegetarian alternatives are offered. Special dietary requests need to be notified at the time of booking.

In the Bar, there are a variety of soft drinks, juices, teas and coffees from the espresso machine. Alcoholic drinks are available at a surcharge.

Every trip Manta Mae organizes a beach BBQ on one of the many deserted tropical islands.


The dive deck is equipped with freshwater rinse tanks and warm water showers. The use of nitrox and diving gear is complimentary.

A zodiac brings divers and snorkelers to the most pristine dive sites with beautiful corals and marine life.

Manta Mae offers you the use of a water ski as well as kayaks. Land excursions of natural or cultural interest are optional.

Manta Mae Liveaboard SCHEDULE

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Included: VAT, Accommodation, Complimentary toiletries, Transfers/pickups from airport, Personal diving gear, Tanks, Weights, Belts, Dive master services, All meals, Free Nitrox, Towels Provided, Transfers/pickups from hotel, Snorkel Gear, Kayaks

Excluded: National Parks Entrance Fees – For Raja Ampat 100 USD. For Komodo avg 15 USD Per day per person, Fuel Surcharge (up to 5 hours navigation per day no extra fuel surcharge) based upon proper costs. It changes based on cruise itinerary, Diving Courses, International and domestic flight tickets, Hotels and meals before and after the cruise, Alcoholic drinks and Wine, Travel insurance (mandatory ), DAN Insurance or similar, Souvenirs, Crew gratuities, WIFI satellite connection (60 USD per day / per person)


Year built: 2014
Length: 30 meters
Beam: 7 meters
Top speed: 9 knots
Cruising speed: 7 – 9 knots
Engines: Mitsubishi M/E type 8DC9 295 HP
Max guests: 9
Number of cabins: 3
Number of bathrooms: 4
Tenders: 1 RIB tender 5.2 MT with outboard 100 HP engine +1 RIB tender 4 MT with 25HP engine
Water capacity: 6000 litres
Fuel capacity: 6500 litres


Emergency Rafts
Life Vests
First Aid Kits
Satellite &mobile phones
Crew trained in first aid

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