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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, the professional and friendly crew onboard will guide you on an unforgettable dive. If scuba diving isnt your activity of choice thats okay - Mantaray provides guests with quality snorkelling equipment and assistance when requested. The coral reefs that MV Mantaray visit are most ideal for snorkelling and scuba diving alike.
- 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
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!
Join a guided nature bush-walk through the Whitsunday Island National Park which takes you to view Whitehaven's magical shifting sands from Hill Inlets scenic lookout... don't forget to bring your camera!
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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BOOK WITH US TODAY! CALL 1800 550 751 OR (07) 4914 2425 IF LOCAL
What To Bring
Hat, swimwear, beach towel, sunscreen 30+, warm pullover (seasonal) and cash for onboard purchases and dives. No BYO alcohol please.
Lunch, morning, afternoon teas
EMC park fees
Courtesy pick up and drop off from accommodation
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 divers must be 18 years or over and they may require that you have 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.
A Divers Medical Certificate can be obtained from:
Whitsunday Doctors Service
257 Shute Harbour Rd (Opposite xBase)
Ph: 07 4946 6241
PLEASE NOTE IF YOU CAN'T SWIM YOU ARE UNABLE TO PARTICIPATE IN INTRODUCTORY DIVING
Terms and Conditions
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 be aware operators pass on credit card merchant fees so there is a non refundable 2.5% 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