Australia, Lady Elliot Island Lady Elliot Island, a small coral cay located on the southern tip of Australia’s famous Great Barrier Reef has been ranked by a number of diving institutions as one of the top 5 locations to dive with manta rays in the world....

Part of the elasmobranch family, the word ‘Manta’ derives from the Spanish word for cloak, which is precisely what these ocean giants resemble when they soar through the water. There are eleven species categorised within the Mobulidae family, diversely spread around the world’s oceans, and these...