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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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Best trip to the whitsundays so far!!!

I've done three different trips to the whitsundays, one on a catamaran, sailboat and the manatray charter! The Mantaray Charter was the most enjoyable! The crew was very friendly... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 9, 2015
Sabine O
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Townsville, Australia
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Budelsdorf, Germany
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19 reviews 19 reviews
5 attraction reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

Unhappy unhelpful staff. We were provided with heavy hot wet suits not stinger suits for our trip which made the walk along Whitehaven almost impossible. We were not happy campers.

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Townsville, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2015

I've done three different trips to the whitsundays, one on a catamaran, sailboat and the manatray charter! The Mantaray Charter was the most enjoyable! The crew was very friendly, amazing manners and the skipper made you feel very welcome! Our trip to the famous whitehaven beach was relaxed and comfortable, space and shade provided as well as coffee and tea... More 

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Turin, Italy
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45 reviews 45 reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2015

We had a very good experience with the Mantaray excursion to Whitehaven beach. They collect you from the resort, the boat is small so there are about 30 people on it. A great difference from the mass market excursions to the reef! The staff is great, friendly and they are very professional. They take you to places where you can... More 

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Canada
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2015

To be honest, it wasn't my favourite day. The crew was nice enough, the food wasn't fantastic, and the place we snorkled wasn't very special. If we had spent more than an hour at Whitehaven I would have had a much better time but it wasn't worth the money. I wouldn't recommend.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2015 via mobile

We had a blast! Everyone in the crew was amazing and Helpful, they really went out of their way to make sure you were comfortable and having a good time. We would definitely recommend this to friends and family!

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Vernon, Canada
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22 reviews 22 reviews
5 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 9, 2015

This was tour was average. The boat is designed for Scuba divers so if you don't plan on diving I wouldn't recommend this boat. The staff were very friendly and we had a good day but it would have been nice to be on a boat that had outside seating. The food provided was not bad but if we wanted... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2015

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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Brisbane, Australia
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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 via mobile

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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Kakamega, Kenya
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5 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 13, 2015

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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