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Ray Bay

We went in late march and there were about 6 rays about 10 metres down. Amazing. You can hold your breath and dive down to get a better view of the gentle giants. There are also... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 16 May 2016
Singapore, Singapore
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Singapore, Singapore
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 May 2016

We went in late march and there were about 6 rays about 10 metres down. Amazing. You can hold your breath and dive down to get a better view of the gentle giants. There are also many moray eels hiding in the corals. Colourful fish too!

1 Thank elijahwongweien
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 January 2016 via mobile

We didn't see any manta but it was still relaxing. We went with kaani beach and the guys were really helpful

1 Thank viaminlins
Bucharest, Romania
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 August 2015 via mobile

you can dive or go for snorkelling, any activity that involves swimming it's a very nice experience, because the fauna of this part of the ocean is really generous! try it, you won't be dissappointed!

Thank ElenaHellen2014
Shanghai, China
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 July 2015

Searching for dolphins and manta rays, interesting snorkeling and coral but no dolphins or manta rays.

Thank GeoffreyHLee
Pandrup, Denmark
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 February 2015 via mobile

Love it ;) We were in the Maldives just to dive. We sailed around the Maldives. fantastic experience;) would love to get back;)

2 Thank DiversDiver200
Reigate, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 July 2014

This review is about the 'real' Manta Point in the Maldives, officially known as Hanifaru on Baa Atoll. This is a UNESCO Biosphere Reserve and only allows snorkeling. Scuba diving has been banned for 3-4 years now and visitor numbers are controlled. We booked our visit through our resort (Soneva Fushi) and part of the cost goes towards the environmental... More 

19 Thank Peter K
Canberra, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 December 2013

Possibly one of the most placidly dramatic aquatic encounters in the Maldives is the graceful and commanding creature Manta Ray. Quite prevalent across most of the Maldives, we have seen them a number of times from shore. When the people at Country Travel mart mentioned to us about those space ship shaped fish we didn't expected this much. Its is... More 

6 Thank lucileleanne
Manila, Philippines
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 July 2013

Unfortunately when I went there the weather was not so good. This site is close to a surfing point got seasick on the way due to the waves and was surprised even underwater, the waves were so strong. We were literally being swayed left and right and just following the movement. There was a wall on the left and was... More 

3 Thank Sunkissedrose
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 May 2013

Went to Manta Point while on the Yasawa Princess. Wrong season for the Mantas but it is still a great dive with loads of reef fish and the cleaning stations open for business for other species. As well as the smaller fish there were a number of white tip reef sharks and some eagle rays. Towards the end of the... More 

5 Thank fhdCornwall
Cairo, Egypt
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 September 2012

I just moved to the Maldives and on one of days off I went scuba diving at Manta Point! I have see many things before but after this dive I was stupefied! I was lucky enough more than 6 big beautiful Manta Rays! One of the best dives ever! If your a diver and planning to visit the Maldives (if... More 

5 Thank Nadim M

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