MV Black Manta

MV Black Manta Top Live Aboard ThailandThe MV Black Manta is a 32 meter long, double engine motor yacht with a steel body. The is one of the most comfortable liveaboard diving boats in Thailand and Myanmar. The MV Black Manta accommodates up to 22 diving and non diving passengers. The MV Black Manta has 11 cabins with different sleeping arrangements including a master suite, deluxe doubles and twin share suites, and two standard twin share cabins. The boat is fully designed by scuba divers for scuba divers. This live aboard boat has an extra large dive deck and huge diving platform, allowing easy entries and exits. The MV Black Manta is your first choice live aboard diving boat


MV Black Manta has been designed to fit the needs of both the comfort, and the flexibility of recreational and technical diving alike. The large dive deck and professional organization on the boat will assure that you have plenty of space to assemble and disassemble your equipment easily. The dive deck is equipped with an enriched air blending station. A dedicated rinse tank and shelf for your underwater digital camera is provided. We carry a full compliment of equipment on board; our SCUBA cylinders are available in yoke and DIN fittings; including larger and smaller tanks and extra DIN adapters. We have 2 support RIBs, 1 of which is deployed constantly during your dives.Warm towels and fruits are always ready for you after every dive. Full briefings are conducted before every dive in Saloon or Dining Area. All Dives are conducted in small groups of equal or similar dive experience, certification level and dive objectives.


The upper deck is where our guests are dining and relaxing in between the exciting dives. The large outdoor dining area lets you enjoy the exotic panorama of tropical islands covered with palm trees. The large saloon offers a digital multi media center with sound system and wide-screen plasma TV for your entertainment and to watch the footage you just shot on the last dive. The spacey sundeck is as long as the whole the boat and incorporates loungers for you to relax. The MV Black Manta also offer an on-board massage service for your convenience. MV Black Manta serves three plentiful meals a day. A blend of Western and Thai dishes will be ready for you after every dive. Light breakfast and afternoon snacks and a delightful array of fresh tropical fruits accompanies every meal. Further snacks, tea and coffee, hot chocolate and drinking water are available during the whole day.



Pickup Times

  • 16:00 PHUKET TOWN; guests to office (16:30 for ferries from Rassada Pier)
  • 16:30 CHALONG; start from our office on the day of departure.
  • 17:00 KATA, KARON
  • 18:00 BANG TAO, MAI KHAO
  • 20:00 KHAO LAK
  • 20:30 Latest arrival on the boat
  • 21:00 Dinner

Daily Schedule*

Days 1 -3

06:30 / 07:00 Wake up

07:30 / 08:00 Dive #1

09:00 / 09:30 Breakfast

11:00 / 11:30 Dive #2

12:30 / 13:00 Lunch

14:30 / 15:30 Dive #3

16:00 / 17:00 Snack

17:30 / 19:00 Dive #4

19:30 / 20:30 Dinner

Final Day: After 2 dives the MV Black Manta will arrive in Thap Lamu pier at approx. 14:00

*The schedules of the MV Black Manta are always approximate and may vary according to the weather and wind conditions. The schedule for any given trip is at the discretion of the Cruise Director.

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