Sightings of last MV Black Manta trip

Or also known as ” We got to dive in the beautiful waters of Phuket and you DIDN’T” trip. Our adventurers are back with fantastic pictures and stories. But for now as a sample, here is a short report of what they did and see. Pics will be added as soon as i get my hands on them. If you are burning with jealousy for missing out on this trip, fret not. Feb 9 2009 is our next PADI – Open Water Diver Course. Sign up with us real soon and you too can be part of this exclusive club of adventure divers

Day 1
Elephant Head Rock: White-tip Reef Sharks
East of Eden: Frogfish, Giant Mantis Shrimp, Giant Turtles, banded coral snake
West of Eden Night Dive: Huge painted Spiney Lobster.

Day 2
Koh Bon: Manta Ray (4m), Devil Scorpion fish, 5 Octopus, sea snake.
Tachai Reef: Manta Ray, Leopard Shark, Ornate Ghost Pipefish, Ocelate Lionfish (Twin-eye).
Tachai Reef Night Dive: Turtle.

Day 3:
Richelieu Rock: Visibility 20m++ Leopard Shark, Tiger-tail Seahorse, Ornate Ghost Pipefish, many Peacock Mantis Shrimp, Cuttlefish, Barracudas
Tachai Pinnacle: 3 Manta Rays! Turtle, Big school of Barracudas (800+), mating Big-eye Trevallys.
Koh Bon Night Dive: Octopus (taking in a large reef crab in action), Banded snake Eel, Sea snake.

Day 4:
Koh Bon Pinnacle: Leopard Sharks, Giant Marble Ray (5m).
Boonsung Wreck: 20m+ visibility, stonefish, school of 25 lion fishes

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