Manta Rays are one of the most incredible encounters you can have while scuba diving. Here's where to go in Thailand to have the best chance of seeing them for yourself.
Coming face to face with a manta ray is one of the most unforgettable experiences you can have underwater. These huge creatures - sometimes up to 4 metres in their wingspan - are also incredibly graceful, and to watch a manta ray glide silently through the water and sometimes perform breathtaking acrobatics is something I never get tired of.
It was in Thailand I saw my first manta ray, and there are two key manta ray diving hot spots in Thailand where you have a good chance of seeing them.
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