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Manta Lodge & Scuba Centre

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132 Dickson Way, Point Lookout, Redland City, North Stradbroke Island, Queensland 4183, Australia
+61 7 3409 8888
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Awesome Visit 10/10

On a visit from Melbourne we had a day trip out to Manta Lodge with my two teenage daughters for a... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
David O
Social Dives

I use Manta Lodge for my Stradbroke Island social dive trips and I always get great service from... read more

Reviewed April 15, 2018
Scuba S
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Brisbane, Australia
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Manta Lodge & Scuba centre is primarily and scuba diving centre. We dive 5 days a week & run snorkel trips on most Sundays. We have basic backpacker style accommodation with fan rooms and shared bathroom facilities. Our local diving sites are beautiful, in the warmer months we frequently see manta rays and leopard sharks & in the cooler months we see Grey Nurse Sharks on some dive sites. We are located beach side and have bikes & surfboards for rent.
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  • Average2%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible5%
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Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
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132 Dickson Way, Point Lookout, Redland City, North Stradbroke Island, Queensland 4183, Australia
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+61 7 3409 8888
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Reviewed 4 days ago

On a visit from Melbourne we had a day trip out to Manta Lodge with my two teenage daughters for a day of diving. Whilst the weather wasn't that great, James and the team provided a great day out with two awesome dives, a lovely...More

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Reviewed April 15, 2018

I use Manta Lodge for my Stradbroke Island social dive trips and I always get great service from the team.

Thank Scuba S
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Jenna R, Front Office Manager at Manta Lodge & Scuba Centre, responded to this reviewResponded May 31, 2018

Hello Scuba S, Thank you for your review. We really appreciate feedback from our divers and guests. We are really lucky to have such a solid team of dive professionals and such epic diving at our fingertips! See you next time :)

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Reviewed April 7, 2018

We dove with James and Nick, both were very helpful in getting us set up for the dives, the weather was quite bad so my wife and I both got seasick. James and Nick were fantastic in keeping the mood cheery in the bad weather...More

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Jenna R, Front Office Manager at Manta Lodge & Scuba Centre, responded to this reviewResponded May 31, 2018

Hello Goonastick, Thank you for your review. We really appreciate feedback from our divers and guests. We are really lucky to have such a solid team of dive professionals and such epic diving at our fingertips! The flip side to epic diving is often that...More

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Reviewed April 1, 2018 via mobile

We were a group of 6 (3 dads & 3 x 12 year old daughters) of varying levels of experience (for some it was a 1st fun dive following OW certification) - DM, James, boat skipper, Sam & instructor Nick - had a wide range...More

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Jenna R, Front Office Manager at Manta Lodge & Scuba Centre, responded to this reviewResponded May 31, 2018

Hello BrisbandTraveldoctor, Thank you for your review. We really appreciate feedback from our divers and guests. We are really lucky to have such a solid team of dive professionals, epic diving at our fingertips and of course; a beautiful island location! We look forward to...More

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Reviewed April 1, 2018 via mobile

We went on a ‘try before Dive experience’ and had a very, great time. This lead on to do an Open Water Dive Course. The Manta Lodge Staff were great! Fully professional and friendly humans. I would recommend them, to anyone; if you are healthy!...More

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Reviewed March 29, 2018 via mobile

Did my open water diving cert last week. Manta is a very relaxed place, has professional instructors and superb dive sites. Would fully recommend.

Thank Thequinnfamily
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Jenna R, Front Office Manager at Manta Lodge & Scuba Centre, responded to this reviewResponded May 31, 2018

Hello Thequinnfamily, Thank you for your review. We really appreciate feedback from our divers and guests. We are really lucky to have such a solid team of dive professionals and such epic diving at our fingertips! Congratulations for completing your course.

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Reviewed January 5, 2018

My 12 year old son did his SCUBA training at Manta last week. He was absolutely stoked with Rachel, the friendly and professional instructor, and with all of the cool critters that they saw on their dives. Everything ran like clockwork, and we will definitely...More

Thank Peter W
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Jenna R, Front Office Manager at Manta Lodge & Scuba Centre, responded to this reviewResponded March 20, 2018

Hello Peter W, Thank you for your review. We appreciate all feedback from our divers and guests. We are really lucky to have a team of experienced and passionate dive professionals. We look forward to seeing you both out again soon!

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Reviewed November 15, 2017

I thought the staff was super friendly from the people at the desk to those who took us out to dive/snorkel. Unfortunately we didn't anything other than your usual fish. I was a bit bummed about that but it's happens. The visibility was great and...More

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Jenna R, Front Office Manager at Manta Lodge & Scuba Centre, responded to this reviewResponded March 20, 2018

Hello ars660, Thank you for your review. We appreciate all feedback from our divers and guests. We are really lucky to have a team of experienced and passionate dive professionals. It is the luck of the draw as to what you see on a dive/snorkel...More

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Reviewed July 29, 2017 via mobile

Great place to snorkel on Straddie. This was my first time snorkeling and the staff was super helpful and kind. Highly recommend!

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Jenna R, Front Office Manager at Manta Lodge & Scuba Centre, responded to this reviewResponded March 20, 2018

Hello Frindlerta, Thank you for your review. We appreciate all feedback from our divers and guests. We are really lucky to have a team of experienced and passionate dive professionals. Thanks again!

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Reviewed July 8, 2017

I have dove across the globe and experienced diving with a wide variety of dive operators. July 2017 went for a refresher course and afternoon dive (it's been 2 years since I last dove). Refresher course with Rachel. My compliments to her. The refresher was...More

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