Raja Manta was built in Phuket, Thailand and started operating Similan Islands liveaboards trips in November 2011. She relocated to Indonesia in August 2016. Raja Manta is a top class boat with 12 spacious cabins. The boat is a big one – 36 meters long with a beam of 7.5 meters. Lots of space! For Indonesia trips the maximum number of guests will be limited to 22.
The indoor saloon is 500 sq feet with dining table and sofas. There is a 42 inch plasma TV with 500 movies to choose from! Outdoors you have a 600 sq foot dining area and there is a 1000 sq foot sundeck too!
The Raja Manta cabins – there are 5 deluxe double cabins – 2 on the top deck, 2 on the main deck. There are 4 deluxe twin cabins on the main deck. These 8 deluxe cabins have private bathrooms. On the lower deck are 4 standard twin cabins using shared bathrooms. For Indonesia trips only 3 of the standard cabins will be occupied, limiting the number of guests to 22, although you can take a few more if you charter the whole boat!
The dive deck is very spacious, and diving is made in small groups of 4 – 5 divers with a dive guide / instructor. No less than 3 RIBs (dinghies) assist with pick ups and drop offs.
Rental equipment is provided on board the Raja Manta liveaboard. Any rentals you need, please book in advance. Rental rates per day, per item – BCD, Regulator, Computer, Torch 12 US$ – Wetsuit 8 US$ – Fins, Mask 5 US$ – 15 liter Tank US$12
Nitrox is available on board @ 5 US$ per 12 liter tank fill or 5 US$ per diving day.