The Indonesian district of West Manggarai and Komodo has recently designated a shark & manta ray sanctuary. The region which is located in the world famous coral triangle, has now prohibited fishing for a number of threatened species including manta rays and sharks. According to not-for-profit marine conservation company MantaWatch, Mr Sebastinus [...]Read more ›
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A manta ray sighting is one of the most breathtaking experiences a diver can have. Watching such an enormous creature glide through the water with such grace and effortlessness, it’s easy to fall under the manta’s spell. Just don’t be surprised if, after you’ve seen your first one, you start [...]Read more ›
This post comes to us from guest blogger Chris Alstrand. You can follow Chris’ diving adventures on the blog The Dive Shack Tides Lesley and I have a routine before a trip starts and it goes something like this: pack gear, weigh it, take a few items out, reweigh [...]Read more ›
For divers, getting up close and personal with marine life in its natural habitat makes for a dive that won’t soon be forgotten. One of the most beloved of marine creatures is the graceful manta, and if you’re lucky enough to see these large beings glide and summersault through the [...]Read more ›
Manta rays are incredible creatures and any diver who has been lucky enough to dive alongside one of these beautiful creatures will be able to tell you how truly amazing they are. Unfortunately, mantas are at risk of extinction and PADI is proud to support Project AWARE and divers in their conversation efforts [...]Read more ›