This small island nation off the southern tip of Sri Lanka is quickly becoming one of the premier dive destinations in the world. The warm waters of the Indian Ocean, vibrant coral reefs, and lively marine life keep divers coming back for more. Whether you want scuba diving to be […]Read more ›
Post Tagged with: "Mantas"
On 21st February, 2014 the government of Indonesia declared the entire Archipelago as a Manta Ray Sanctuary. This new protection for these gentle giants of the marine world is a great win for conservation and diving tourism in the extensive island nation. There is approx 5.8 million square kilometers of ocean […]Read more ›
It’s pretty common for divers to view smaller underwater creatures during their scuba adventures. While you probably appreciate all marine life regardless of size, wouldn’t it be nice to stray from the ordinary and get the chance to dive with large marine life instead? Seeing marine megafauna up close is […]Read more ›
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 ›
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 ›