Booking Information

Booking conditions:

  • To guarantee your booking, payment must be received within 3 working days of your booking. We accept 50% deposit (non-refundable) upon booking.  Full payment 6 weeks before departure.

Cancellation charges: 

  • Deposit & Balance payments made are non-refundable. 50% charged for cancellation before 6 weeks of departure, 100% charged for cancellation within 6 weeks of departure.

Indonesian destinations:

  • Prices exclude flight and accommodation on land, dive or travel insurance, marine park & harbour fees (US$200-US$250), fuel surcharge fees (US$150-US$200), equipment rental, and onboard trip extras.
  • Prices include local airport & hotel transfers, all meals & accommodation on board, fruits, snacks, soft drinks, daily cabin service, dive guide, regular air tanks, belts, & weights, all dives
  • For full details of what's included & not included on your trip, please check your individual trip itinerary.

Fuel surcharge:

  • From Septemeber 2022, all cruises will be liable for the following charges. The fees shown are per person and will be collected in advance of departure:
    1. Cruises including the Banda Sea/ Crossing trips: USD200/ pax.
    2. Cruises to Komodo, Raja Ampat, Sangalaki, Triton Bay: USD150/ pax.
    3. The above fees are subject to change at any point however we will not implement changes on a cruise that is less than 30 days from departure.

COVID-19 Booking update:

  • We have now been back, operating our diving safaris in Indonesia for since May 2022, and it has been fantastic to once again be sharing diving adventures with our guests. With Indonesia now fully opened to international travellers, we are entering the ’new normal,’ post-pandemic world, that we have all so longed for after such a long time away. Please see our COVID-19 Travel & Visa Information page for the latest updates.
  • Any outstanding Trip Credit* has been extended to be rescheduled on a trip before the end of 2023.  Note: *On another KM Blue Manta or New White Manta trip, valid until end of 2023, non-transferable, not to be combined with another offer, & subject to availability.  Special circumstances will be considered.


  • Both dive and travel insurance are compulsory for our trips. Our trips are NOT inclusive of any form of insurance. We strongly advise all guests to purchase both adequate dive insurance and travel insurance.

Dive Insurance:

  • Dive insurance is compulsory for our trips. Please check your travel insurance policy for your diving needs. If not covered then we recommend DAN (Divers Alert Network) or if you are a resident of the Asia Pacific region, then their Asia Pacific branch. Alternatively single trip coverage is available from DiveAssure.

Travel Insurance:

  • Travel insurance is compulsory for our trips. Our trips are not inclusive of any form of insurance. White Manta Diving cannot be held responsible for any trip disruption or cancellation due to unforeseen circumstances beyond our control or any flight / hotel expenses. This includes any costs related to COVID-19 issues, resulting in delay/ medical/ extraction/ quarantine/ or trip costs incurred due to potential positive testing / refusal of admittance to the country or your trip, before, during or after.
  • In the case of trip disruption or cancellation due to unforeseen circumstances beyond our control any compensation provided will be in the form of future trip credit ONLY.
  • Guests must abide by our COVID-19 onboard Safety General Guidelines and Protocols, and our COVID-19 Standard Operating Procedures (SOP).
  • COVID-19; recommended reading (USD based Forbes): Avoid These Travel Insurance Mistakes For Your Post-Pandemic Vacation, or (UK based MoneySavingExpert): Travel Insurance & COVID-19 cover.
  • We strongly recommend all guests purchase adequate travel insurance, that covers COVID-19 related issues, before, during, or after your trip. We strongly advise you to purchase a plan that includes Cancel For Any Reason (CFAR). Companies with such a CFAR option include; D.A.N Travel insurance, April International, CAT 70, HTH Worldwide. Please check coverage details with your insurance provider carefully before purchasing.

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  • An example of the indemnity form that you will be required to sign can be found here. Please review this form and feel free to contact us with any questions you may have before commencement of the trip. Reminder; to show dive insurance, dive credentials, and complete the boat specific liability/ regional & behavioural agreement at the beginning of your trip.

Bank account:

  • Payment charges: Please ensure you add on ALL transfer charges to amount owed normally by selecting 'OUR' in charges section. Note: Any shortfall in amount received due to set Rate of Exchange (RoE) discrepancy or unpaid transfer charges, you will be notified, and will be collected at the end of your trip.
  • Payment details: When making your payment by direct transfer please send us an email to confirm the amount and reference number of the transfer. Mail

US Dollar direct transfers to USD DBS bank account, Singapore;

Bank: DBS Bank Ltd
Branch Address: 12 Marina Boulevard
DBS Asia Central
Marina Bay Financial Centre Tower 3
Singapore 018982
Account Number: 0015-002324-01-3
Account Name: White Manta Diving Pte Ltd
Account Address: 77 Gardenia Road, Singapore 578880

Additional Information for International Transfers

Intermediary: JPMorgan Chase Bank, N.A
FED ABA: 021000021
CHIPS ID: 0002
For Account Of: DBS Bank Ltd, Singapore (Swift code: DBSSSGSG)


Singapore Dollar direct transfers to SGD DBS bank account, Singapore;

Bank: DBS Bank Ltd
Branch: Thomson Plaza Branch
Account Number: 015-901435-5
Account Type: Current Account
Account Name: White Manta Diving Pte Ltd
Bank Route Code: 7171-015

Equipment rental

Diving gear: Full Set US$50/ diving day (except large tank & torch) ONLY if paid in advance of the trip, else individual rates apply per diving day*

  • BCD US$15
  • Regulator US$15
  • Dive computer US$15
  • Wetsuit US$10
  • Fins US$10
  • Mask US$10
  • Large tank US$15
  • Torch* US$15 per sunset/ night dive.

Diving gear items priced per diving day*. Please provide sizes in advance of the trip, as all gear is subject to availability. If not known then provide your height, weight, shoe size, where applicable.

  • Note: Torch rental* price is per sunset/ night dive.
  • Note: Exposure suits: 3mm shorty wetsuits available ONLY.    
  • Note: Large tank AL100, 100 cu ft (13.2 liters)
  • Note: Gear included: Regular air tank AL80, 80 cu ft (11.1 liters), weights, belt.
  • Note: Additional tank US$15/ day