1800 550 751


FROM: $209

Departure Times

Departs: 7:45am (approx.) - Daily
Returns: 4:30pm (approx.) - Daily

Pricing Options

$209 AUD / Person - Adult (Between: 01 Nov 2019 and 31 Mar 2020)
$107 AUD / Person - Child (2-12 years) (Between: 01 Nov 2019 and 31 Mar 2020)
$195 AUD / Person - Senior (Between: 01 Nov 2019 and 31 Mar 2020)
$582 AUD / Family - Family (2A + 2C) (Between: 01 Nov 2019 and 31 Mar 2020)
$80 AUD / Person - 1 x Certified Dive (Add-on) (Between: 01 Mar 2019 and 01 Apr 2020)
$98 AUD / Person - Extra Child (Add-on to family pack) (Between: 01 Mar 2019 and 01 Apr 2020)
$140 AUD / Person - 2 x Certified Dives (Add-on) (Between: 01 Mar 2019 and 01 Apr 2020)

A fantastic island day tour with on-board scuba diving!

  • Scuba diving and snorkelling available
  • One of the only day trips that offers scuba diving
  • Visit Hill Inlet Lookout and the famous Whitehaven Beach
  • Onboard Mandarin dive instructor most days
  • Opportunity to see best of the Whitsundays on a day trip

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MV Mantaray is the only of its kind in the Whitsunday region! Providing guests with the chance to visit all the prime hot spots such as Hill Inlet Lookout, Whitehaven Beach and Whitsunday Island, Mantaray also allows passengers to experience the underwater world through scuba diving! Whether you want to experience scuba diving for the first time or you are an experienced certified diver, the professional and friendly crew onboard will guide you on an unforgettable dive. If scuba diving isn't your activity of choice that's okay - Mantaray provides guests with quality snorkelling equipment and assistance when requested to ensure everyone can enjoy the water. The coral reefs that MV Mantaray visit are most ideal for snorkellers and scuba divers alike.

Mantaray Features:

  • All snorkel and dive equipment
  • stinger suits are compulsory during stinger season and provided free of charge on board
  • Morning and afternoon tea and refreshments
  • BBQ Buffet Lunch on the beach
  • Courtesy bus pick up, and drop off
  • Bushwalk to Hill Inlet Lookout
  • Whitehaven Beach visit

Scuba diving:
1 certified dive: $80.00
2 certified dives: $140.00

Depending of the season you can see manta rays, humpback whales, sharks and of course some of the nicest coral reefs in the world! Contact us to secure your place on our boat. When you come to Queensland you must do some scuba diving on the Whitsunday Islands!

Sample Itinerary

Whitehaven Beach and Hill Inlet Lookout
Join a guided nature bushwalk through the Whitsunday Island National Park which takes you to view Whitehaven's magical shifting sands from Hill Inlet's scenic lookout point... don't forget to bring your camera as this is one of the most picturesque places in Australia! Later, you will head to the famous beach itself where you can relax, swim and explore!

Snorkelling and scuba diving
Experience the dramatic contrasts that the area has to offer, from above and below the water. Your experienced crew will consider the days weather conditions and take you to the most ideal snorkelling and diving locations - ensuring you will snorkel or dive the best fringing reefs that the Whitsunday Islands have to offer.

Please note: Certified dives should be pre booked at time of booking and divers must be certified with PADI and must have card with them on the day. Intro (non-certified) dives are booked and paid for onboard the boat but you must advise us at time of booking please. Dives are subject to conditions. 

Photo Credit: MV Mantaray, taken in July 2015!

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What To Bring

  • Hat,
  • Swimwear
  • Beach towel
  • Sunscreen 30+
  • Warm pullover (seasonal)
  • Cash for onboard purchases and dives

No BYO alcohol please

What's Included

  • Lunch, morning, afternoon teas
  • Snorkelling gear
  • Wetsuits
  • EMC park fees
  • Courtesy transfers to/from select local accommodation

What's Extra

Soft drinks, Bottled Water, Sunscreen (+30) Satchels, Choc Bars, Scuba Dives

Scuba Diving: It is an additional cost. Please note dives are subject to weather, other conditions and the dive instructors discretion.  Certified dives should be pre-booked at time of booking and divers must be certified with PADI and must have card with them on the day. Intro (non certified) dives are booked and paid for on board the boat but you must advise us at time of booking please. Dives are subject to conditions. 

1 certified dive: $80.00
2 certified dives: $140.00

Your safety in the water is our primary concern. To ensure your comfort and safety, you may be required to obtain a Divers Medical Certificate for certain medical conditions.

Please read the following questions carefully:
Do you currently have an ear infection?
Do you have a history of ear disease, hearing loss or problems with balance?
Do you have a history of ear or sinus surgery?
Are you currently suffering from a cold, congestion, sinusitis or bronchitis?
Do you have a history of respiratory problems, severe attack of hayfever or allergies, or lung disease?
Have you had a collapsed lung (pneumothorax) or history of chest surgery?
Do you have active asthma or history of asthma, emphysema or tuberculosis?
Are you currently taking medication that carries a warning about any impairment of your physical or mental abilities?
Do you have behavioral health problems or a nervous system disorder?
Are you or could you be pregnant?
Do you have a history of colostomy?
Do you have a history of heart disease or heart attack, heart surgery or blood vessel surgery?
Do you have a history of high blood pressure, angina, or take medication to control blood pressure?
Are you over 45 and have a family history of heart attack or stroke?
Do you have a history of bleeding or other blood disorders?
Do you have a history of diabetes?
Do you have a history of seizures, blackouts or fainting, convulsions or epilepsy or take medications to prevent them?
Do you have a history of back, arm or leg problems following an injury, fracture or surgery?
Do you have a history of fear of closed or open spaces or panic attacks (claustrophobia or agoraphobia)?

If any of these conditions apply to you, you will require a Divers Medical Certificate before you can scuba dive.


Terms and Conditions

The Tour Operator reserves the right to limit courtesy transfers to select local accommodations. Private residences or Airbnb properties may be asked to meet at the closest confirmed location. If you are concerned about the availability of a door-to-door service to/from your accommodation, please contact our reservations team prior to booking.

All departures and itineraries are subject to weather and may be changed or cancelled at the discretion of the boat company. It should be noted that adventure travel involves risk. Whilst we make every effort to safeguard clients, we cannot be responsible for personal injury or loss due to actions of our clients which are beyond our control. We recommend that all clients have travel insurance covering illness, injury, loss or damage to personal belongings or not being able to travel on the confirmed date of departure.

Please note that in the unlikely event of your trip being cancelled or stood down, all guest communication is required to go through our Online Store via telephone or email. While there is a Sailing Whitsundays retail outlet located Airlie Beach, please be aware that they operate as a separate entity and are unable to access reservations made by the Mr Travel online department.

Please be aware operators pass on credit card merchant fees so there is a non refundable 1.5% surcharge for VISA and MASTERCARD card purchases.


All client cancellations forfeit 25% of total ticket price and all client cancellations made less than 7 days prior to departure will result in complete forfeiture of the full price of the sailing holiday. If the sailing company has to cancel the trip (prior to the boat's departure) and we cannot offer a suitable alternative, then a refund will be given, minus card fees. We strongly recommend that you have travel insurance especially during the wet season.

Please note it is the responsibility of ALL passengers traveling to advise both your travel agent at the time of booking and vessel check-in agent before boarding of ANY medical conditions including food allergies you may suffer from.

Thank you for booking with Mr Travel if you need any advice or assistance making arrangements for your accommodation or transfers please do not hesitate to ask

"Mantaray was amazing. It was the perfect trip, especially to take our baby on. Lots of room, great food, beautiful locations. Highly recommend to anyone with children."
Christian Diehlmann & Anna Rensing
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