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Mantaray Charters

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| Abell Point Marina, Airlie Beach, Queensland 4802, Australia
+61 7 4948 1117
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The cheapest gear I've ever dive with on the most expensive dive, unfriendly staff

The dive - the gear is the worst i've ever dive with, leaking masks, bending fins, I tried 3 of... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Amit B
Fun family day

The crew were fantastic, helpful, knowledgeable and fun. It was great to be with a smaller group... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Brisbane, Australia
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Come and discover a whole new world of pleasure in the Fantastic Whitsundays aboard the Award Winning Vessel Mantaray. Visit two of the Whitsundays most pristine locations - beautiful Whitehaven Beach and Mantaray Bay. Whitehaven Beach has an amazing 7km stretch of white silica sand and an amazing lookout at Hill Inlet, while Mantaray Bay encompasses a myriad of colourful corals and tropical fish. Scuba dive and snorkel in this fascinating marine wonderland, swim in the aqua-blue waters or simply feel the sand between your toes. It's yours to enjoy. Experience a day like no other aboard Mantaray. This eco-sensitive cruise operation will whisk you around this World Heritage area at a comfortable speed of 21 knots giving you up to two hours to enjoy Whitehaven Beach/Hill Inlet Lookout, and two hours to explore snorkelling and or diving at Mantaray Bay. You will enjoy lots and lots of fish and beautiful corals. Mantaray has plenty of space, unobstructed views, a large shaded area, easy access for all ages, and an onboard toilet. Enjoy the company of the friendly and experienced crew.Listen to expert commentary about the special nature of the island national parks and the fabulous marine life. Snorkel and scuba dive under the watchful eye of our qualified crew, be tempted by a tantalising Mediterranean-style lunch and enjoy free morning and afternoon tea. It all adds up to an unforgettable addition to your Whitsunday holiday.
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  • Very good17%
  • Average10%
  • Poor10%
  • Terrible9%
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| Abell Point Marina, Airlie Beach, Queensland 4802, Australia
+61 7 4948 1117

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The dive - the gear is the worst i've ever dive with, leaking masks, bending fins, I tried 3 of them, the staff answered its because of my hair (a week before I was diving in Port Douglas, no mask problem), the staff was impatience...More

3  Thank Amit B
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The crew were fantastic, helpful, knowledgeable and fun. It was great to be with a smaller group (only 23 on board) rather then packed in with the hoards. They gave us a great deal, especially as we no longer qualified for the family discount as...More

Thank drnicoledavis
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We really enjoyed our day! Lovely crew who gave good instructions and provided us with some information on the area whenever asked for. They brought us to a perfect spot for snorkelling on Hook Island (we were the only boat in the bay when we...More

Thank MinaTina003
Reviewed 22 August 2017 via mobile

Had a great day out on the water with this company. First we were taken to Whitehaven Beach and spent just the right amount of time here before heading on to our snorkelling & diving spot. During this period we were served a delicious lunch....More

Thank Hayley B
MantarayCharters, Manager at Mantaray Charters, responded to this reviewResponded 30 August 2017

Thank you so very much Hayley for your lovely review of Mantaray Charters. I am so pleased that you had a great day out with us, it is our absolute pleasure in showing all Guests our beautiful backyard on a daily basis. We really enjoy...More

Reviewed 15 June 2017 via mobile

Picked up at 7.15am sharp as told. Crew were warm and friendly and safety conscious. Everything explained and clear instructions given. Whitehaven and snorkelling were brilliant and felt like I knew what was going on at all times. Very nice buffet lunch and was more...More

Thank Jamie B
MantarayCharters, Manager at Mantaray Charters, responded to this reviewResponded 17 June 2017

Thank you so much Jamie for your lovely review. I am thrilled that you had a great day with us, it was our absolute pleasure show casing our backyard to you (and everyone else on board). We do hope you see you back again in...More

Reviewed 28 March 2017

I would like to share my disappointment regarding the Mantaray tour to the Whitsundays : - we didn't get what the seller sold us : 2 hours on Whitehaven Beach (we just spend 1 hour including the lookout) and we didn't go to South Whitehaven...More

3  Thank cricrou2
MantarayCharters, Manager at Mantaray Charters, responded to this reviewResponded 7 April 2017

Thank you for writing your review - firstly I would like to point out to you, unfortunately the reason we have not been able to respond to you was that we have in fact experienced a severe tropical cyclone (Debbie) in our area which has...More

Reviewed 21 January 2017 via mobile

We had a great day out with amazing views of beaches and fantastic snorkeling. Lots to see and do and good lunch and snacks provided on the boat. The service we recived was good BUT the service we got from Andy wad fantastic and he...More

Thank Quinton F
Reviewed 20 January 2017

I can highly recommend this company! We arrived to Airlie Beach in the late afternoon and we didn't plan to spend there too much time because of the schedule of our trip. We badly wanted to do the cruise to Whitsundays though and the Mantaray...More

1  Thank Joanna Ż
Reviewed 14 January 2017

Booked as a family of 4 with 2 young children plus 2 grandparents. Small boat of 36 people max. Bit aged but still in good nick with lots of cover from the sun. Amazingly well looked after all day. Brilliant guided walk around with wildlife...More

Thank TresPlumas
MantarayCharters, Manager at Mantaray Charters, responded to this reviewResponded 16 January 2017

Thank you so much for your lovely review, it was our absolute pleasure in taking you out to visit our playground. Unfortunately the weather wasn't great for you, but it seems it didn't retract from your experience. Our crew are very welcoming and love to...More

Reviewed 7 January 2017

Booked this cruise directly with the companies manager Dani. She confirmed our booking and were told they would pick us up between 715 and 725 am. When 735 came and they still had not picked us up we drove to the harbor. Arrived at 745...More

Thank PG1234567
MantarayCharters, Manager at Mantaray Charters, responded to this reviewResponded 10 January 2017

Thanks for the review Phil, but I would like to say that I have in fact responded to your email, and had advised that I was very sorry for the mistake that had occurred with your booking. I understand that this is an error on...More

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