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“Snorkeling with Mantas” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Banana Reef

Banana Reef
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Oslo, Norway
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5 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
“Snorkeling with Mantas”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 13, 2013

A perfect snorkeling exprience: trasparent water, nice corals and if you are lucky like us you can see mantas!!

Visited January 2013
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Johannesburg
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58 reviews
14 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 61 helpful votes
“Did not live up to expectations”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2013

There was lots to see and some very interesting spots, but in my opinion, I got a bored on both the dives we did there... mind you it is still a very good dive... just did not live up to the hype

Visited December 2012
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2 Thank PatsoJohannesburg
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Harrogate, United Kingdom
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23 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
“One of Many Excellent Reefs in the North Male Atol”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 15, 2012

Huge variety of fishes, including Moray Eels, Neopolitan Fish, Snappers and a Pallette Surgeon fish aka Dory from 'Finding Nemo'.

Visited November 2012
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2 Thank Jan1c3
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yorkshire
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8 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
“Amazing”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2012

One of the best reefs we visited with many different fish and amazing coral. Mantas and Sharks and even Turtles

Visited August 2012
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29 reviews
5 attraction reviews
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“Other (false) Banana Reefs”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2012

I was staying on Maafushi island on South Male atoll. The hotel manager arranged a snorkelling excursion to what he called "Banana Reef",and even after we showed him the real Banana Reef on a map, he insisted that his was the only Banana Reef. It is something of a scam, although there were a lot of pretty fish at this fake, but it's pretty ordinary, and it looks as though a lot of the coral is dead or dying. Be sure you go to the real Banana Reef, which I guess is near Full Moon island.

Visited August 2012
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