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Address: 16 Commerce Close | Cannonvale, Airlie Beach, Queensland 4802, Australia
Phone Number: +61-7-4948-3711
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Description: Come and discover a whole new world of pleasure in the Fantastic...
Come and discover a whole new world of pleasure in the Fantastic Whitsundays aboard the Award Winning Vessel Mantaray.Visit two of the Whitsundays most pristine locations - beautiful Whitehaven Beach and Mantaray Bay. Whitehaven Beach has an amazing 7km stretch of white silica sand and an amazing lookout at Hill Inlet, while Mantaray Bay encompasses a myriad of colourful corals and tropical fish. Scuba dive and snorkel in this fascinating marine wonderland, lie on the spacious sun-deck, swim in the aqua-blue waters or simply feel the sand between your toes. It's yours to enjoy.Experience a day like no other aboard Mantaray.This eco-sensitive cruise operation will whisk you around this World Heritage area at a comfortable speed of 21 knots giving you up to three hours to enjoy Whitehaven Beach/Hill Inlet Lookout, and two hours to explore snorkelling and or diving at Mantaray Bay. You will enjoy lots and lots of fish and beautiful corals.Mantaray has plenty of space, unobstructed views, a large shaded area, easy access for all ages, an onboard toilet and shower facilities.Enjoy the company of the friendly and experienced crew.Listen to expert commentary about the special nature of the island national parks and the fabulous marine life. Snorkel and scuba dive under the watchful eye of our qualified crew, be tempted by a tantalising Mediterranean-style lunch and enjoy free morning and afternoon tea.It all adds up to an unforgettable addition to your Whitsunday holiday.
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Great day out, amazing experience

We had a great day out on the boat. We first stopped at Whitehaven beach and did about a 700m walk up to the look out which was absolutely amazing we then were able to go out on... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed January 26, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2015 NEW

We had a great day out on the boat. We first stopped at Whitehaven beach and did about a 700m walk up to the look out which was absolutely amazing we then were able to go out on the white sand beach and have a swim in the crystal clear water. It was then time to go scuba diving the... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2015

We had a lovely day out on the inner reef. My friend and I did the beginner's diving course and had a ball. The diving spot was great for seeing sea life and getting a taste for scuba diving. The crew were welcoming, kind and helpful. All in all the day was planned perfectly, I couldn't have asked for a... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 14, 2015

Great boat and nice enough crew. Their dive equipment is not the best, all pretty old and worn. $239 for two dives when you only get to spend 30-40 minutes at ten metres is shocking value for money. They joined a few experienced divers with some absolute novices so we came up with over 100 bar on both dives.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 13, 2015 via mobile

My title sounds cliché but it's true - my whole family took this trip together and they catered for everyone; from my 13 year old sister to my parents. Everything was explained well and in good humour, with good vibes from the crew. Beginner divers will love the experience - my 17yo and 25 yo brothers loved it.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2015 via mobile

We had a great day seeing Whitehaven Beach and going for a snorkel/ dive. We had less then ideal conditions at the start of the wet season and the team made sure we got the best out of a rainy and windy day. The short stroll through the rainforest to walk to the Whitehaven lookout was fantastic (beware of March... More 

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Tracy, United States
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2015

We dove the Mantaray on Dec. 22, 2014. If I knew they were focused on snorkelers rather than accommodating divers and dedicated to making money instead of delivering an optimal diving experience I would have passed. There were four of us, all experienced divers. We signed up for a two tank dive at ~$270 each. We left out of Airlie... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2014

Went today for New Year's Eve, and did an intro dive with a group of friends who are visiting from Melbourne. Kyum was really patient with one of our mates who was a little unsure! Really helpful instructor:) great food too and Whitehaven was beautiful as always!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2014

We went out to Whitehaven beach and then on for lunch and a first dive. It was a great trip. The staff were excellent. The locations were amazing, but the staffs hhelpfulness just made it. Jess in particularly really made the day with her enthusiasm and everyone else was really helpful too.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2014

We had a fantastic time on the Whitehaven Beach and Snorkeling tour. The staff were all very pleasant and friendly and the food provided for lunch and afternoon tea was great - much better than what we expected for a tour. Whitehaven beach was spectacular, a must see for any trip to Airlie Beach. Snorkeling in the afternoon was great... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 25, 2014 via mobile

Family of four with small kids had a blast visiting the stunning Whitehaven Beach - it was on a high tide so couldn't see much of the White sand (I believe the captain could have swapped the snorkelling and Whitehaven trips in order to catch better views of the sand - so choose the day the tide is lower). The... More 

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