Raja Ampat - Manta Trust Expedition (10 nights)
- 19 Jan 20
- 11 days / 10 nights approx 33 dives
- 29 Jan 20
Launched in April 2011, the 40m S/Y Indo Siren was built on the Indonesian island of Sulawesi and is handcrafted from ironwood and teak (traditional to the area). You will find no other diving liveaboard as beautiful in Indonesian waters, and...
Step aboard S/Y Indo Siren and enjoy 10 nights of the most brilliant diving in Raja Ampat with a manta focus. Your Manta Trust representative will be giving on board presentations about manta ray behaviour, biology and the global challenges they face. Your assistance with their manta ID research is very welcome.
About Manta Trust
Formed in 2011, the Manta Trust is a UK and US-registered charity that co-ordinates global mobulid research and conservation efforts. The team is comprised of a diverse group of researchers, scientists, conservationists, educators and media experts; working together to share and promote knowledge and expertise. The shared mission of this team is to conserve mobulid rays, their relatives, and their habitats, through a combination of research, education and collaboration. The goal is a sustainable future for the oceans, where manta rays and their relatives thrive in healthy, diverse marine ecosystems. The Manta Trust takes a unique, multifaceted approach to mobulid conservation, which revolves around three fundamental pillars: Research, Education and Collaboration.
As part of the mission to raise awareness and provide education on manta ray conservation, Manta Trust has teamed up with regional eco-minded tourism operators to provide ‘Manta Expeditions’ - a series of liveaboard dive and snorkel trips that focus specifically on getting our guests in close proximity to manta rays, whilst imparting expert knowledge and skills.
The diving day has a typical schedule as follows:-
Light Breakfast followed by a briefing & Dive 1
Full Breakfast, relaxation followed by briefing & Dive 2
Lunch, relaxation followed by briefing & Dive 3
Snack, relaxation, followed by briefing & Dive 4
Please note: the itinerary above is an indication of the planned route and dive sites cannot be guaranteed. All dive sites are subject to weather conditions and the final route taken is at the absolute discretion of the captain and dive guides.
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The itinerary below is an example of the planned route and dive sites cannot be guaranteed. All dives sites are subject to weather conditions and the final route taken is at the absolute discretion of the captain and dive guides. Adverse weather can affect this route which includes several overnight sailings.
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