< Back

Contact us

Our scuba travel experts are available 24/7 to assist you in planning and booking a fantastic scuba diving vacation

Cabins

9

Length / Width

32 m / 9 m

Year built / renovated

2006  / 2010

Rental equip.

YES ($)

Internet

NO

Nitrox

YES ($)

Highlights

  • The MY Manta Cruise is a luxurious liveaboard taking eighteen divers maximum to manta cleaning stations, unbeatable reefs and corals in the heart of the Maldives
  • Enjoy the spectacular views from the front deck lounge area at the bow of the boat or soak up the rays on the sundeck with a drink from the bar
  • Dive from dhonis throughout your whole itinerary, which cover North and South Ari, South Malé, North Malé and the "wild south" of this pristine ecosystem 
  • Check out an incredible range of marine life underwater, including hammerheads, whale sharks, reef and guitar sharks, then relax with movies, magazines, novels, games and fish ID books back on board

Dates & Prices

{$ $select.selected.month $} {$ $select.selected.year $}
USD

Change currency

  • USD US Dollar
  • AUD Australian Dollar
  • GBP British Pound Sterling
  • EUR Euro
  • AED United Arab Emirates Dirham
  • ARS Argentine Peso
  • AUD Australian Dollar
  • BGN Bulgarian Lev
  • BRL Brazilian Real
  • CAD Canadian Dollar
  • CHF Swiss Franc
  • CLP Chilean Peso
  • CNY Chinese Yuan
  • COP Colombian Peso
  • CRC Costa Rican Colon
  • CZK Czech Republic Koruna
  • DKK Danish Krone
  • EGP Egyptian Pound
  • EUR Euro
  • FJD Fiji Dollar
  • GBP British Pound Sterling
  • HKD Hong Kong Dollar
  • HNL Honduran Lempira
  • HRK Croatian Kuna
  • HUF Hungarian Forint
  • IDR Indonesian Rupiah
  • ILS Israeli New Sheqel
  • INR Indian Rupee
  • ISK Icelandic Krona
  • JPY Japanese Yen
  • KHR Cambodian Riel
  • KRW South Korean Won
  • LKR Sri Lankan Rupee
  • MVR Maldives Rufiyaa
  • MXN Mexican Peso
  • MYR Malaysian Ringgit
  • NOK Norwegian Krone
  • NZD New Zealand Dollar
  • PAB Panamanian Balboa
  • PHP Philippine Peso
  • PKR Pakistani Rupee
  • PLN Polish Zloty
  • QAR Qatari Rial
  • RON Romanian Le
  • RUB Russian Ruble
  • SAR Saudi Riyal
  • SCR Seychelles Rupee
  • SEK Swedish Krona
  • SGD Singapore Dollar
  • THB Thai Baht
  • TRY Turkish Lira
  • TWD New Taiwan Dollar
  • UAH Ukrainian Hryvnia
  • USD US Dollar
  • VND Vietnamese Dong
  • ZAR South African Rand
Start date
Itinerary {$operator.liveaboardFilter.itinerary.length$}
Duration {$ operator.liveaboardFilter.duration.length $}
Price per trip / person
 
No trips match your criteria
{$ product.duration $} nights/{$ product.duration+1 $} days
{$ divesMin $} - {$ divesMax $} dives{$ divesMin $} dives
Charter only
Save {$ qty $} -{$ product.promotion.value $}%{$ qty $} night freeDeal
Fromper trip
{$ product.promotion.title $} 
Select cabin

 {$ 'Sold out' | translate $}

{$ 'Other boats on this date' | translate $}Only {$ product.availability $} left {$ 'Available' | translate $}Deal expires in {$ days $} dayDeal expires today
Prices include taxes. Prices shown may be for non-divers.
Pricing on request

We are still working on entering all prices and availability in our system. In the meantime, just submit a booking enquiry and we`ll do the rest.

BEST PRICE GUARANTEE we match any competitor’s price.
EXCLUSIVE BENEFITS such as free DAN dive insurance.
24/7 EXPERT DIVING ADVICE from travel agents who are all divers.
Book in full confidence. We are PADI, the leader in diving.

Booking process

1. BOOKING

Once we receive your booking, we double check availability with the dive operator and reserve your spot

2. CONFIRMATION

We usually get back to you within 24 hours to confirm that your booking is final

3. 48H FREE CANCELLATION PERIOD

You then have 48 hours to take care of other travel arrangements. Your credit card will only be charged after that period

Payment & cancellation terms

Payment terms

  • Now: 0%
  • 48 hours after booking confirmation: 30% (downpayment)
  • 150 days before trip start: 20%
  • 120 days before trip start: 50% (balance)

Cancellation fee

Free cancellation for 48h after confirmation

  • 50% of the total booking amount will be charged if you cancel more than 90 days prior to arrival
  • 75% will be charged if you cancel between 90 and 60 days prior to arrival
  • 100% will be charged if you cancel less than 60 days prior to arrival

Cabins

1 / 3

Upper Deck - Suite (Ocean View) #10 & 11

Cabin with double bed and seaview, private shower & toilet, hot water and air conditioning.

{$ collapsed0 ? 'Hide' :'Read more' $}
  • Size:  18 m²
  • Beds:  1 Queen
  • Max occupancy:  2
  • Shareable:  No
  • Private bathroom:  Yes
  • Air Conditioning:  Yes
1 / 1

Lower Deck - Standard Double Cabin #2 & 6

Double Bed with private bathroom and toilet, hot water, air conditioning.

  • Size:  9 m²
  • Beds:  1 Double
  • Max occupancy:  2
  • Shareable:  No
  • Private bathroom:  Yes
  • Air Conditioning:  Yes
1 / 1

Lower Deck - Standard Twin Cabin #1, 3, 5 & 7

Standard Rooms with twin bed all with private bathroom and toilet, hot water, air conditioning.

{$ collapsed2 ? 'Hide' :'Read more' $}
  • Size:  9 m²
  • Beds:  2 Twin
  • Max occupancy:  2
  • Shareable:  Yes
  • Private bathroom:  Yes
  • Air Conditioning:  Yes
1 / 1

Lower Deck Standard Twin/ Double Cabin #4

one double bed with extra single bed all with private bathroom and toilet, hot water, air conditioning.

{$ collapsed3 ? 'Hide' :'Read more' $}
  • Size:  9 m²
  • Beds:  1 Double + 1 Single
  • Max occupancy:  3
  • Shareable:  No
  • Private bathroom:  Yes
  • Air Conditioning:  Yes

Description

What you can expect

The Manta Cruise is a 33 metre monohull motor yacht operating Maldives Dive Safari Adventures with a choice of itineraries from the North to the Far South, ranging from 7 to 12 nights in duration. This liveaboard is chartered year round by Team Abyss who have their own cruise leader on board to add more expertise and organisation to the expedition. Ideal for a private charter, the Manta Cruise can tailor its itinerary to your group's needs. 

Manta Cruise was built in 2006 and has benefitted from continuous maintenance in order to always meet the comfort of its guests. The 7 Standard rooms - 2 with Double beds, 3 with 2 Single beds side by side and 1 with a Double bed and Single bed side by side. The Standard cabins have portholes and are on the lower deck. There are 2 spacious Suites with large ocean view windows on the Upper Deck.

All cabins have Air-conditioning and fans, private bathrooms with hot water showers and hand basins, bedding & towels provided, cabinet, bedside tables, reading lights & mirror, space for luggage, 24-hour, 220v electricity supply, 2-pin plugs - adaptors are available, Life Jackets. 

All 18 guests can enjoy their meals in the covered outdoor Restaurant and relax on various areas on the Main and Upper decks. You can take it easy in the open-air Saloon and Dining area with well-stocked bar, soak up the rays on the 60m² Sundeck with sun loungers or relax in the novel Front Deck Lounge area at the bow of the boat, taking in the view of the atoll chain. There is also a  TV, DVD and music centre - Library with movies, magazines, novels, fish ID books and games - Internet (subject to location coverage). 

Our crew is carefully selected based on their experience.

We love our crew and we want you to love them also. They do a fantastic job to make your liveaboard holidays unforgettable! Our Captain is a perfectionist, our Chef’s motto is "you’re happy, I’m happy!" and we even have our Cocktail Master for our sunset drinks! It cannot be better.

DURING YOUR CRUISE ABOARD THE MANTA CRUISE, YOU WILL BE SERVED FROM A VARIED MENU INCLUDING BOTH INTERNATIONAL AND MALDIVIAN DISHES.

Meals on board the Manta Cruise safaris are served buffet-style and are inspired by Thai, Italian, BBQ and Sri Lankan recipes. Breakfast tends to be continental style with eggs and cereals. Lunch and dinner often feature grilled fish, chicken and salads. You can expect a range of fresh fruit and vegetables and meals served with delicious sauces and cooked with exotic spices. 

Main meals include pre-breakfast, breakfast, lunch, dinner and snacks in between. Snacks consist of biscuits, ice creams and bread/toast. Tea, coffee and drinking water are complimentary. Soft drinks, beer, wine and spirits are available for purchase onboard. Special diets, including Halaal and vegetarian diets, are catered for with prior notice. Catering begins at guest check-in.

How to get there

Please refer to logistics section of each itinerary to find detailed info on how to get there.

Deck Plan

DIVING SERVICES

Diving gear

  • Tanks With Din Valves
  • Din/Int Adapters
  • 15L Tanks Available
  • Nitrox ($)
  • Rental Equipment ($)

Diving Facilities

  • Battery Charging Station
  • Warm-Water Showers
  • Fish Id And Diving Books

For your safety

  • Fire Alarm
  • Fire Extinguisher
  • Life Jackets
  • Life Rafts
  • Emergency Oxygen Kit
  • Emergency Positioning Radio Beacon

Languages spoken

  • English
  • Spanish
  • French
  • Other

Boat Amenities

Activities

  • Land Excursions

Food & drink

  • Buffet
  • Alcohol
  • Vegetarian Food
  • Halal Food

Facilities

  • Lounge/Tv Area
  • Power Socket Adapters

Great for families

  • Movies

Payments

  • Visa
  • Mastercard
  • Cash (Usd)
  • Cash (Eur)
  • Cash

Sports & Watersports

  • Snorkeling

Amenities & services

  • En-Suite Bathroom
  • Credit Cards Accepted
  • Air-Conditioning
  • Spacious Diving Platform
  • Separate Zodiac/Dhoni

Reviews

Reviewed on {$ review.dateWritten | date:"MMMM dd, yyyy" $}

{$review.title $}

Reviewed by {$review.screenName $}, a ScubaTribe travelerRead full review

See more reviews
{$review.title $}
Review by {$ review.user.username $}, a TripAdvisor traveler
Read full review

We don't have enough ratings for this dive operator to display them yet

We don't have enough ratings for this dive operator to display them yet

Vessel
Dive infrastructure
Service
Cabins
Rental equipment
Safety
Food
Staff
Value
Reviewed on {$ review.tripStartDate ? review.tripStartDate : review.created | timezone | date:"MMMM dd, yyyy" $}

Show details

Vessel
Dive infrastructure
Service
Cabins
Rental equipment
Safety
Food
Staff
Value
Hide details
Answer from dive operator:

READ WHAT OUR CUSTOMERS SAY ABOUT US

Dates & Prices