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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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Whitehaven beach and GBR snorkelling

Fantastic day. Best beach I have ever been on and snorkelling was all I was hoping it would be...and more. Nearly 5 stars but not quite. Crew seemed a bit disorganised at one... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 26, 2015
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2015 NEW

Fantastic day. Best beach I have ever been on and snorkelling was all I was hoping it would be...and more. Nearly 5 stars but not quite. Crew seemed a bit disorganised at one point but overall they were instructive and good. John was very likeable. Food was ok but for the price, they seemed keen to limit the quantity a... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2015

A bonding day for us three. Best day we have had together. The staff all very friendly and helpful. The skipper( Glen) did all possible to make our day enjoyable. Frequently stopping the boat when whales were spotted, especially the ones with their calves. The crew were very friendly and after reading some of the "bad" reviews we were pleasantly... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2015

We had an amazing day with mantaray charters and its lovely and funny crew (Glenn, Gary and co). The organisation is great, the visited spots are amazing, of course whiteheaven beach but also the snorkelling with rays, sharks and turtles ! Thanks guys !

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2015

Good for people of all ages and abilities. A full day out with food provided. Good value for money. Great crew.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2015

We booked this trip mainly to dive in the Great Barrier reef. We ended up booking a tour with a bush walk on whitehaven beach and snorkeling options in different sites as an extra. I think the crew did a really good job, they were nice an thorough. The food was also very good! I was a bit dissapointed with... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2015

We enjoyed our day with Mantaray but it could have been a better experience. The Staff were all wonderful especially Gary. Max and Dimi the photographer. The skipper was gruff, crude and very un professional. He told a staff member off in front of customers (the staff member was helping a customer put on their diving gear). He was rude... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2015

We selected Mantaray at random but would recommend that they should be first choice. Pick up from our campsite, fitted out with prescription face masks, first stop Whitehaven Beach, buffet lunch which was more than adequate, and then snorkelling in an area that didn't need a strong swimmer but had wonderful fish. Snack on the way back plus drop off... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2015

My husband and I stayed at Seabreeze Tourist Park in our camper van and booked a day tour through the front desk - TIP:you get a discount if you stay there and book, we were picked up at the gate a bit late but due to other tourists taking their sweet time... and then brought to the marina ( a... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2015

During your training you get the chance to see the whitehaven beach and do some nice cruises around the whitsunday islands. The boat offers plenty of space and is quite comfortable compared to others. All the staff are very friendly, professional and helpful! Thanks to Tracy, Alex and Glenn for the good time.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2015

Amazing staff, amazing boat and an amazing place to take the padidivecert. Couldn't had a better time <3

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