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Explorer Ventures - Indonesia - M/V Raja Manta Explorer

posted by Liquid Diving Adventures    |   April 14, 2017 07:19

Explorer Ventures Adds 2 New Ships to Their Fleet 

M/V Raja Manta Explorer 

The team at Explorer Ventures has expanded their fantastic liveaboard dive operation. Now you can book an Explorer Ventures charter on either of their two new ships in the Indonesia waters.

Contact us for a discounted package on this great ship...! Toll free 866-690-3483 or email us today.

With a major makeover in 2016, the Raja Manta Explorer is a boat designed for divers, by divers. Offering exciting itineraries through Ambon, Banda, Sangalaki, Raja Ampat and other extended itineraries, the 37 meter vessel is stable, strong and reliable making it perfect for long range travel to the most desirable dive sites. With 8 double & twin shared-bath ensuite cabins and 3 shared cabins with wash basins, the Raja Manta Explorer can comfortably accommodate up to 22 passengers. There is a large salon with a digital media center, sound system and widescreen plasma TV for your entertainment, an expansive sundeck that spans the length of the boat and a large outdoor dining area. A blend of Western and Asian cuisine awaits you after every dive. With up to 18 well-trained crew, excellent service above and below water are ensured.

There is an enormous dive deck with ample space for gearing up. Warm towels, hot drinks and fresh fruits are available after dives. The Captain and dive crew have years of experience in Indonesia including Komodo, Alor, Banda Sea and Raja Ampat. Diving is conducted in small groups. There is a full range of rental equipment available, all tanks have din and yoke fitting and larger tanks are available for those requiring a little extra air. Many of the boat crew are certified scuba divers and share a passion for the underwater world.

Explorer Ventures - Indonesia - M/V Blue Manta Explorer

posted by Liquid Diving Adventures    |   April 14, 2017 06:52

Explorer Ventures Adds 2 New Ships to Their Fleet

M/V Blue Manta Explorer 

The team at Explorer Ventures has expanded their fantastic liveaboard dive operation. Now you can book an Explorer Ventures charter on either of their two new ships in the Indonesia waters.

Contact us for a discounted package on this great ship...! Toll free 866-690-3483 or email us today.

 

Exploring Ambon, Banda, Forgotten Islands, Komodo and Raja Ampat, the spacious Blue Manta Explorer is fully equipped to take you to some of the most beautiful, exotic and remote diving destinations in Indonesia.

The large steel hull vessel can accommodate up to 22 passengers in 14 beautiful, fully ensuite cabins. Measuring 45 meters in length, the spacious cabins are situated over three decks. There is a sundeck with lounge chairs for sunbathing and a covered area for shade, perfect for relaxing in between dives. The vessel provides an open outdoor alfresco dining area and an indoor air-conditioned dining area, ideal for enjoying one of the many meals prepared by the vessel's three top quality chefs! You will never go hungry. There is a salon with a Plasma TV, DVD and media server. 24 hour satellite internet is also available so you can easily stay in touch with family at home.

The dive deck is equipped with personal rinse tanks and a wide outdoor work table for underwater digital cameras. There is also a dedicated indoor camera room with plenty of space & charging stations to set up your camera equipment. Full equipment rentals are available onboard, all scuba tanks have din or yoke fittings and there are larger tanks available for those requiring a little extra air. With up to 20 highly trained crew members, the Blue Manta Explorer is dedicated to providing exceptional service, while maintaining the highest safety standards. 

Sri Lanka Aggressor - September 2016 Launch

posted by Liquid Diving Adventures    |   November 29, 2015 09:06

 Sri Lanka Aggressor

September 2016 Launch

Book Introductory Dive Offer Now - $2595 PP

 

The Sri Lanka Aggressor is now under construction along with the Aggressor Tented Safari Lodge. We are now taking discounted booking for the Lodge and the live aboard charters. Expected launch of the ship is September 3, 2016. Are you ready for this exotic destination..?

The recreational diving itinerary, West Colombo & Northwest Kalpitiya, departs from Colombo to explore beautiful wrecks and reefs. Half the week is spent exploring the wrecks and the other half venturing north for drift diving along lush coral reefs. The wreck dives may include: the Thermopylae Sierra, Chief Dragon, Taprobane, and Trug. With warm coastal waters and the continental shelf only 5 to 10 kilometers out from the Sri Lankan coast, Sri Lanka is guaranteed a wealth of coral and marine life all year long including dozens of ship wrecks that have become artificial reefs for local fish species and are easily accessible to recreational divers. One morning guests will have the opportunity to snorkel with the whales and dolphins. Introductory Dive Itinerary Offer $2595 per person. Diving itinerary dates are as follows:

West Colombo & Northwest Kalpitiya - Diving
   Embark/Disembark: Colombo
   2016: Nov 5, 2016 - Dec 31, 2016
   2017: Jan 1 - Feb 25, 2017; Oct 28 - Dec 31, 2017
   2018: Jan 1 - Feb 24, 2018; Oct 27 - Feb 23, 2019

Tech & Rebreather Trips: The Tech Wreck itinerary departs from Trincomalee and explores world-class wrecks such as the HMS Hermes aircraft carrier, HMS Hollyhock and RFA Athelstane. With over 200 wrecks in Sri Lanka, 50 are identified as excellent or world class dives. Including the HMS Hermes the first ever British aircraft carrier built. The 600 meter wreck is residing at a depth of 54 meters along with 3 other support ships in 20 to 40 meter depths, The Sri Lanka Aggressor is fitted with 3 x 600 HP Compressors, Nitrox Compressor, Full Tri-Mix System and Rebreather System. Learn more about Technical Courses and Trimix Rebreather Fills.

Land Trips: Sri Lanka offers world class wildlife parks full of large game animals;  leopards, sloth bears, elephant, water buffalo, jackel, wild boar, deer, marsh and mugger crocodiles and 492 species of resident or migratory birds. Sri Lanka also has an amazing world heritage site dating back to the 3rd century BC and 5th century AD.

The Aggressor Tented Safari Lodge is located near Wilpattu and Minneriya National Parks. Guests may stay for 3 nights before or after the Sri Lanka Aggressor and will experience big game viewing in both parks, seeing leopard, elephant, bear, buffalo, deer, crocodile, jackel and many other animals and birds in their natural jungle habitat. In addition as part of the package, will visit two world heritage sites, the 3rd Century BC ancient city in Anuradhapura and 5th Century AD Sigiriya Rock Palace. 

Don Questo Liveaboard Sudan Red Sea

posted by Liquid Diving Adventures    |   September 13, 2015 15:39

Don Questo Liveaboard Sudan

She's not the most beautiful ship, but she's reliable and stable in rough seas…!

The Don Questo was built in Selby (England) in 1964 as a trawling vessel. In 1984 she was transformed into an oceanographic research vessel under the Italian flag. In 1991 she had a complete overhaul but it was in 1998 that the Don Questo was fitted out to become a diving liveaboard ship. The Don Questo is the only ship running in Sudan that has a one-person recompression chamber on board. The Don Questo is running 4 different itineraries, the Northern Route, Central Route, Southern Route, and the Deep South.

Charter rates (Yes, we discount)

  • Central Cruise (1 week): 1.050 €
  • Two-week Cruise: 2.050 €
  • Deep South Cruise (2 weeks): 2.250 €
  • Mini Deep South Cruise (1 week): 1.200 €
  • Single cabin: 500 € pp per week
  • Sudanese Visa: 65 €
  • Sudanese Taxes: 185 € (1 week) – 250 € (2 weeks)
INCLUSIONS
  • Accommodation in double cabins, full board
  • Water, coffee and tea
  • Transfers and attendance in Port Sudan
  • Unlimited dives (depending upon conditions)

 

 

 

 

Eagle Ray Liveaboard - Maldives BOGO

posted by Liquid Diving Adventures    |   June 10, 2015 07:27

Eagle Ray Liveaboard - Maldives BOGO Deal

We have started to book the Eagle Ray liveaboard in the Maldives and have a great BOGO deal to offer. This book one, second diver is 50% OFF is available on four charters this summer. Dates are:

  • August Charters: August 16-23 and August 23-30, 2015
  • September Charters: August 30 to September 6 and September 6-13, 2015
7 Night BOGO Rates: 1st diver = $1270 USD, 2nd diver = $636  Total $1906 for 2 divers or $953 USD per person…!

The Eagle Ray was built in 2005, and has room for 12 crew members and 18 passengers. Each cabin is 10 feet by 12 feet, and features air conditioning,  hot/cold water. The ship also features a full dining hall and bar plus an array of entertainment and navigational features. This includes TV, GPS, library games, and cell phone access. The Eagle Ray is capable of traveling at 10 knots, and is perfect for covering a wide range of diving sites.

Solomon Star Liveaboard - Solomon Islands Dive Expeditions

posted by Liquid Diving Adventures    |   April 29, 2015 09:26

MV Solomon Star Liveaboard

Solomon Islands Dive Expeditions

The Solomon Islands have some of the most pristine dive sites in the world. Unspoiled because of the remote location, there are not many divers to put pressure on the reef and fish. Divers experience caverns, wide-angle reefs, large sea fans, soft corals, lots of macro. There is an incredible diversity of hard corals. In fact, the diversity of the Solomon's is hard to beat. 

The Solomon Star is a 22 meter Catamaran live-aboard dive vessel. She is spacious inside and out and has been specifically designed with divers in mind. Each cabin has en-suite toilets and showers for your comfort. All rooms are also fully air-conditioned. Solomon Star has an extensive open dive deck with excellent storage capacity for extended passages and for storing delicate equipment. The majority of the dives are done directly off the deck rather than off skiffs meaning we can offer more dives and longer dives than any other operator.  As a steel hulled catamaran she is the most stable and maneuverable vessel in the Solomon Islands, ideal for making crossings in all types of weather.

Current rates for 7 night charters: Quad Share $2415; Standard Twin Share $3045; Premium Twin Share $3115. All rates in USD. Contact us for discount pricing on this liveaboard.

Rates include: airport transfers, on-board accommodation, meals and snacks, unlimited diving, weights and belt, tanks and air fills. Additional on board costs include reef tax, bar drinks, nitrox, gear hire, gratuities and personal purchases. 

Caribbean Pearl II Liveaboard - Bay Islands, Honduras

posted by Liquid Diving Adventures    |   April 18, 2015 09:00

 Caribbean Pearl II Liveaboard

 

Cruising the seas around the Bay Islands (Roatan, Utila, Cayos Cochinos), the Caribbean Pearl II has been refitted and relaunched. This ship is truly ready for divers and the itinerary will take you to some of the best known dive sites around the Bay Islands. Plus dive Cayos Cochinos, a rarely frequented spot. The charters are also expected to encounter whale sharks which are regularly seen around Utila.

Take advantage of our Seattle Dive Show special offering $500 OFF per person plus FREE nitrox ($100 value). Seven night charters include deluxe cabin accommodations, all meals, alcoholic and non-alcoholic beverages: normally $2,795 per person before our discount, now $2,295 per person. 2015 dates for this special price are as follows: May 16-23; July 4-11; July 11-18; July 25 to August 1; September 12-19; October 10-17; November 14-21. This must be booked by 30 May 2015.

Euphoria Liveaboard - Raja Ampat BOGO Deal

posted by Liquid Diving Adventures    |   February 11, 2015 14:29

Euphoria Liveaboard -  Raja Ampat

Book 1 Diver, 2nd Diver 50% OFF

MUST BOOK BY 28 FEB 2015

 

Selected charter dates to Raja Ampat - Must book by 28 Feb 2015

1) March 2-16, 2015 - 15 Days, Pay for 11 Days + 2nd Diver 50% OFF

Standard cabin = 3300 Euro first diver and second diver 1650 Euro
VIP cabin = 3550 Euro first diver and second diver 1775 Euro
 
 
2) May 14-24, 2015 11 Days + 2nd Diver 50% OFF
 
Standard cabin = 3300 Euro first diver and second diver 1650 Euro
VIP cabin = 3550 Euro first diver and second diver 1775 Euro
 
 
3) October 22 to November 2, 2015 11 Days + 2nd Diver 50% OFF
 
Standard cabin = 3300 Euro first diver and second diver 1650 Euro
VIP cabin = 3550 Euro first diver and second diver 1775 Euro
 

Ocean Hunter III Palau Liveaboard

posted by Liquid Diving Adventures    |   January 16, 2015 07:52

We are pleased to be booking the Ocean Hunter Palau fleet. Their main vessel is the Ocean Hunter III. Ocean Hunter III has 3 standard cabins, 3 deluxe cabins and 2 master staterooms all with private bath and a/c, and accommodates up to 16 guests with personal attention and plenty of space. There is a large dining room and a comfortable salon with sofas and an entertainment system. The salon also contains a high quality espresso machine. Alternatively you can relax in the jacuzzis on the spacious sun deck. Furthermore, Ocean Hunter III is designed for professional underwater photography, TV and Film production, with a sizeable working area, 110, 220 and 415 volt electrical outlets and extra storage space. Ocean Hunter III offers powerful PC’s for movie and video editing with download, email and cd burning services.

Prices start at $3495 for 7 night charters, standard cabins 2 and 5; $4990 for 10 night charters, standard cabins 2 and 5.  

Raja Ampat, Indonesia - Mantra Liveaboard

posted by Liquid Diving Adventures    |   December 24, 2014 09:00

Raja Ampat on the Mantra Liveaboard

The yacht features three cabins, each with private bathroom and AC. The teak wood interior is toned with traditional Indonesian patterns giving the feeling of warmness and comfort. Each cabin consists of Queen size bed and one or two bunk single beds on the sides. The Cabins are cleaned daily, with towel and sheets changed on your request, with a desired frequency.

Cruise in comfort and enjoy spacious interiors on board with Mantra, which accommodates six and up to ten passengers. It’s perfect for 3 couples with kids, or close circle of friends who can share the comfortable cabins. 

  • Luxury Cabins with queen size beds, with one or two bunk single beds extra.

  • Each Cabin has an in suite bathroom with hot water.

  • Each Cabin has AC with remote controller.

  • Hidden safety box in each cabin.

  • Bed sheets and towels are changed regularly.

  • Three main meals per day (Vegetarian food is available on request).

  • Two snacks per day (Fruits, chocolate bars, etc.)

  • Water

  • Soft and alcoholic drinks (Price list is sent on request)