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Cornish maid!
posted : May 6, 2008 Post subject: Manta Rays!
Hi!

Does anyone know where the best place is to see Manta rays?

Hoping to go on hols towards the end of the year, and it has always been my dream to dive with manta rays!

We are thinking Thailand? But would appreciate any advice?

Thanks loads.



 
theGman
posted : May 6, 2008 Post subject: Manta Rays!
Hi Cornish Maid, I'm off to Thailand at the end of July with my family. I'm planning to get in a few dives. I'll pass on any info I have when I get back. I'm going to Bangkok, Phuket and Koh Samui so should be able to give you some recent info.

 
Lbuck
posted : May 9, 2008 Post subject: Manta Rays!
Try the Manta Bowl in the Philippines... I didn't make it there on a recent trip but have heard that it is a really good dive. Check out the 'lonely planets' guide to diving in the Philippines for more info.

Lisa :)



 
iain-le-roi
posted : June 18, 2008 Post subject: Manta Rays!
Similan Islands in Thailand are incredible for seeing Manta's and if you are lucky you may see a whale shark as well.... these can be accessed by doing a live-aboard from Phuket area.

Cheers

Iain

 
stevescuba
posted : July 2, 2008 Post subject: Manta Rays!
hi best ive ever done is @ maldives hukka hurra upto 50 mantas a dive everydive we went in nov in water bungalow all inc 4x @ 1300 from travel collection.dived most tother places this is best 4 numbers enjoy

 
Katdiver
posted : August 15, 2008 Post subject: Manta Rays!
Manta ray hot spot is Koh Bon which is day trip distance from Khao Lak Thailand. As for whale sharks I personally saw 2 (stroked 1!) diving from my boat out of Ao Nang Thailand, 2 days ago. The dive sites; King Cruiser and Anemone Reef.

 
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