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Dive Review of Yap Divers/https://www.mantaray.com in
Micronesia/YAP

Yap Divers/https://www.mantaray.com: "Pristine Coral, Mantas, Sharks, Great People", Apr, 2019,

by GAIL MORRIS, CA, US ( 1 report with 2 Helpful votes). Report 10903 has 2 Helpful votes.

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Vertigo dive site Manta in M'il Channel Traditional dancers Land crab and local vegetable for dinner Breakfast, lunch, & dinner served here.

Ratings and Overall Comments 1 (worst) - 5 (best):

Accommodations For Subscribers Only Food 4 stars
Service and Attitude For Subscribers Only Environmental Sensitivity For Subscribers Only
Dive Operation For Subscribers Only Shore Diving For Subscribers Only
Snorkeling N/A
Value for $$ For Subscribers Only
Beginners 4 stars
Advanced For Subscribers Only
Comments Great dive trip to Yap. My husband and I stayed at the Manta Ray Bay Resort for 10 days. We had a 3rd floor, clean, bright room, and there was a friendly and helpful staff. Gina, who does the spa treatments, gave a strong, relaxing massage and I could have happily gone to her every afternoon. We had beautiful fresh tuna and mahi for a few dinners, and the local Land Crabs. They also make a fine pizza. If I go back there, I will bring my own little coffee pot and coffee for the room so that we can have a cup first thing. We woke up at 5 am but couldn't get coffee until 6:30 am when the restaurant opened. My only disappointment. Opie, who is in charge of the dive operations, was quiet, droll, ... Subscribe to get the full story. For Subscribers Only  Active subscribers continue reading here
Websites Yap Divers   https://www.mantaray.com

Reporter and Travel

Dive Experience 251-500 dives
Where else diving Hawaii, Belize, Fiji, Palau, Cayman, Phillipines, Rangiroa, Yap
Closest Airport Yap Getting There SFO-HNL-Guam-YAP. Difficult to get to and from.

Dive Conditions

Weather sunny, windy, rainy, cloudy, dry Seas calm, choppy, surge
Water Temp 80-84°F / 27-29°C Wetsuit Thickness 3
Water Visibility 15-100 Ft/ 5-30 M

Dive Policy

Dive own profile yes
Enforced diving restrictions Dives usually were limited to 60 minutes but could be longer.
Liveaboard? no Nitrox Available? yes

What I Saw

Sharks Lots Mantas Squadrons
Dolphins None Whale Sharks None
Turtles > 2 Whales None
Corals 5 stars Tropical Fish For Subscribers Only
Small Critters For Subscribers Only Large Fish For Subscribers Only
Large Pelagics For Subscribers Only

Underwater Photography 1 (worst) - 5 (best):

Subject Matter For Subscribers Only Boat Facilities N/A
Overall rating for UWP's For Subscribers Only Shore Facilities For Subscribers Only
UW Photo Comments No water buckets on the boat although we probably could have asked for one. Camera room in the dive shop. There were very few photographers when we were there. ... Subscribe to get the full story. For Subscribers Only  Active subscribers continue reading here
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