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Indonesia

Rippling across the equator for nearly 5000km, Indonesia encompasses more than 17,000 islands.

Manta Cruise

This superb Malè Atolls surf charter is fully equipped to cater for your every need. Manta provides expert service, mouth watering food and super comfortable beds that will exceed your expectations - and all at a reasonable price. A vessel of this caliber usually has a much higher price tag attached.

All accommodation cabins have en-suite bathrooms and individually controlled air-conditioning. The interior of your cabin will serve as a home away from home whilst you stay onboard the Manta. Designed with comfort in mind, it's super clean and spacious. Each also has air-conditioning, portholes / windows, room service and equipped private bathrooms.

Manta employs local surf guides with unbeatable local knowledge and experience. Your guide knows the Maldivian surf in all conditions guaranteeing that you get the best waves possible on the day. Manta aim to have you surfed out and exhausted each day so that all you can do is fall on your delicious food and sleep soundly all night and prepare for another surf packed day.

  • 5 Twin Rooms,
  • 2 Double Rooms,
  • 2 Suite Rooms (Double)

Boat Specifications

Year built: 2006. Refurbished 2009.

Length / Width: 105ft / 30ft

Rooms: 5 x Twin. 2 x Double. 2 x Suite Rooms.

Minimum of 5 guests to charter. Minimum of 10 guests for sole use charter. Maximum of 14 guests. 

Cruising Speed: 9 to 11 Knots

Engine: 360HP DaewooGen. Sets: 02 (35KW Westerbeke & 27KW Kohler)

Electricity: 3 prong UK style mains outlet 220 volts, 24 hours per da

Surfing Dhoni: 62 feet.

Other Activities: FIshing and snorkelling (all gear is onboard), as well as visiting resorts and uninhabited islands.

2016 Departures

29th May to 5th June | 7-nights

5th to 12th June | 7-nights

19th to 26th June | 7-nights

17th to 24th July | 10-nights

31st July to 7th August | 7-nights

7th to 14th August | 7-nights

14th to 21st August | 7-nights

21st to 31st August | 10-nights 

4th to 11th September | 7-nights

11th to 18th September | 7-nights

25th September to 5th October | 10-nights

18th to 25th September | 7-nights

25th September to 5th October | 10-nights

5th to 12th October | 7-nights

*Availability can change at any time. Prices vary between charters. Enquire with dates for precise quote. 

Food and Drink

You are well fed throughout your stay on Manta by the expert chefs who source fresh fish and local produce along with imported meats, pasta etc. Flavours are a mix of western and local with some excellent curries along with meat and seafood dishes with plenty of salads and vegetables. Breakfast is buffet style and you can order eggs cooked to your preference, lunch is also a buffet with a wide selection of dishes. Dinner is a 3 course meal served by the waiters to your table and is always plentiful and tasty. You will not go hungry thats for sure. All meals are taken on the Aft deck in the shade at the long dining table. It's a great place to dine with your friends in the seabreeze overlooking the lagoon.

Surfing at Manta Cruise

This region of the Maldives experiences a similar surf season to Indonesia. The best waves can be had from March to October, with the biggest swells likely to occur in June/July/August.During these months the conditions are predominantly off-shore all day and the swell direction is mainly South South East (SSE). The surf generally ranges in size from 2-8 feet, however bigger days have been experienced.

A great variety of reef breaks exist ranging in intensity from quite mellow shreddable walls to gnarlier hollow pits. There is something for everyone. In the North Male’ atoll, between Male’ and Thulhusdhoo is an assortment of breaks.

North/South Male Atoll - Cokes (Right 4-8ft), Jailbreaks (Right 4-9ft), Chickens (Left 8-10ft), Guru's (Left 4-8ft) and Riptides (Right 2-8ft), Honkies.

Prices and Packages at Manta Cruise

Group of 14 - Male Atoll - 1 Week 7 Nights for 14 People

  • 7 nights twin share cabin with AC & ensuite
  • 3 meals daily including snacks
  • 2 x 1.5L bottle of water per day
  • Tea and Coffee
  • Local surf guide onboard
  • Unlimited use of Manta's 50' surf dhoni
  • Use of limited fishing equipment (local)
  • Airport transfers
  • 12% (2015) GST
  • Charters depart approx. 10pm
  • Charters finish approx. 6pm
    Prices vary between charters. Enquire with dates for precise quote.
  • £1,060 Per Person

    Group of 14 - Male Atoll - 10 Nights 14 Nights for 14 People

  • Twin share cabin with AC & ensuite
  • 3 meals daily including snacks
  • 2 x 1.5L bottle of water per day
  • Tea and Coffee
  • Local surf guide onboard
  • Unlimited use of Manta's 50' surf dhoni
  • Use of limited fishing equipment (local)
  • Airport transfers
  • 12% (2015) GST
  • Charters depart approx. 10pm
  • Charters finish approx. 6pm
  • Prices vary between charters. Enquire with dates for precise quote.
  • £1,512 Per Person

    Individual Rate - Male Atoll - 1 Week 7 Nights for 1 Person

  • 7 nights twin share cabin with AC & ensuite
  • 3 meals daily including snacks
  • 2 x 1.5L bottle of water per day
  • Tea and Coffee
  • Local surf guide onboard
  • Unlimited use of Manta's 50' surf dhoni
  • Use of limited fishing equipment (local)
  • Airport transfers
  • 12% (2015) GST
  • Charters depart approx. 10pm
  • Charters finished approx. 6pm
  • Prices vary between charters. Enquire with dates for precise quote.
  • £1,140 Per Person

    Individual Rate - Male Atoll - 10 Nights 14 Nights for 1 Person

  • Twin share cabin with AC & ensuite
  • 3 meals daily including snacks
  • 2 x 1.5L bottle of water per day
  • Tea and Coffee
  • Local surf guide onboard
  • Unlimited use of Manta's 50' surf dhoni
  • Use of limited fishing equipment (local)
  • Airport transfers
  • 12% (2015) GST
  • Charters depart approx. 10pm
  • Charters finish approx. 6pm
  • Prices vary between charters. Enquire with dates for precise quote.
  • £1,628 Per Person

    More Information

    Packages include

  • Twin share air conditioned cabin with ensuite bathroom
  • 3 meals daily including snacks
  • 2 x 1.5L bottle of Water per person per day
  • Tea and Coffee through out the day
  • Services of expert local surfing guide who offers a photo service with pro images at very reasonable rates.
  • Unlimited use of Manta's 50' surf dhoni at no extra cost.
  • Use of limited Fishing Equipment ( Local )
  • Return airport transfers
  • Bed Tax
  • 12% (2015) GST - If the government increases the taxes you will need to pay the additional cost
  • Charters depart from Male airport at appox. 10PM
  • Charters finish at Male airport at appox. 6PM
  • Minimum of 5 guests to charter. Minimum of 10 guests for sole use charter. Maximum of 14 guests.

    How to book

    Non refundable deposit of £535 per person. Full balance due 6 weeks before departure.

    12% (2015) GST is included in the rate. However,if the government increases the taxes you will need to pay the additional cost

    Prices vary between charters. Enquire with dates for precise quote.

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    Manta Cruise Location

    Fly to Male airport where the team will greet you. Charters depart from Male airport at appox. 10pm. Charters finish at Male airport at appox. 6pm. 



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