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Mantaray Charters

16 Commerce Close | Cannonvale, Airlie Beach, Queensland 4802, Australia
+61-7-4948-3711
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Ranked #29 of 56 activities in Airlie Beach
Type: Tours
Owner description: Come and discover a whole new world of pleasure in the Fantastic Whitsundays aboard the Award Winning Vessel Mantaray.Visit two of the Whitsundays... more » Owner description: 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. « less
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Cairns Queensland Australia
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9 reviews 9 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2014

We booked this trip by default as all the cheaper boat tours to Whitehaven Beach were sold out. The crew were excellent especially the photographer who went out of his way to take photos of our family group of 10 and sold them to us on a disk at very reasonable prices. The seas were calm which made for a... More

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Hoeilaart, Belgium
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2014

Too expansive(165$) for only 2 activities, first the beach lookout alright that´s amazing but That´s not a Mantaray service ! Second one, the snorkeming in only one spot for somthing like 30minuts Max! And after you are are going back too early. "Normal" return: 5:30 we return at 4:00!!! Capitain told to us like a child!!! You have NO freedom... More

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Leeds, United Kingdom
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2014

Had good points and bad; Good: - The cabin Crew were excellent, really terrific. Very passionate and knew what they were doing. We did an intro dive also which was great. - The trip itself was beautiful, Whitehaven is stunning. Ideal if you only have one day. - Did an intro dive, which was a great thing to do. After... More

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Travelling OZ
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11 reviews 11 reviews
6 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2014

Ok, so i'll start off with the good stuff. Friendly staff, clean tidy vessell, loved that we got to see Whitehaven beach and have a descent amount of time to relax and swim. Plus doing 2 dives along with that is pretty great value. Now the bad stuff. The 2 dives we did were just 2 dives at the same... More

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Regina, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2014

We went on this tour and thoroughly enjoyed it. Glen our tour quide and driver, was a lot of fun as were the rest of the tour guides. The crew made sure we were safe at all times. Yes, the boat is not brand new, but I didn't go on the tour to look at the boat. It was comfortable,... More

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Portsmouth, United Kingdom
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18 reviews 18 reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2014

We took this tour because we wanted to visit the Whitsundays. This tour didn't disappoint us, for others it may not have been so enjoyable. The water was really quite choppy, and some people were really sea sick. However, we followed the skippers advice to avoid it and were fine. It did seem that people that were ill did everything... More

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Kortrijk, Belgium
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2014

We booked a daytrip with this company by internet, after we asked for an offer to 2 companies that seemed to be one... Whitesunday Cruises and Mantaray. The day before our trip, we visited the office to inform ourselves about the risk of cancellation. As a matter of fact, the weather forecast seemed horrible with heavy rain, no visibility and... More

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Mackay, Australia
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2014

I am a local to the area, however I had interstate guests with me. Our ANZAC day on the Mantaray was good but there are a few things I hope management change or at least review in order to keep their guests happy and the reef safe. Things we liked about the day: The staff were friendly and informative. Being... More

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Brisbane, Australia
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2014 via mobile

This company canceled on the morning of the trip and was not able to provide any services. It ruined our trip and pur holiday, if you would like to have a secure booking do not book with this company!!!!!

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Wolverhampton, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2014

This particular trip was recommended to me by a travel agent in Townsville, and I'm glad that I took her advice! The staff were so warm and friendly, and it was great to be able to take in some of Whitehaven Beach and the sights, before taking part in my first ever dive! I was unlucky with the weather; it... More

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