Manta Ray Blog
Full-Foot Fins or Open Heel Fins: Which Swimming Fins are Best?
Which swimming fins are right for you? A comparison between full foot fins and open heel fins.
The Transformational Experience of Swimming with Manta Rays
Most people who come for a swim with manta rays, leave the water completely transformed. It’s a spiritual experience so profound that many can’t put it into words.
How we Aim for Sustainability at Manta Ray Advocates
We aim to improve sustainability in our own business and advocate for changes in the manta ray tourism industry.
Marine Life along the Coast of the Big Island in Hawaii
Hawaii is the most isolated archipelago in the world; the marine life is extremely diverse, and many of the species can only be found here. Meet some of the most interesting animals in the world!
The Development of a Baby Manta Ray
Baby manta rays are born wrapped up like a burrito - and the birth wrinkles take a long time to smoothen out! Check out the footage of a manta ray pup over the course of her first couple of months.
Why we Banned Full-Face Snorkeling Masks from our Manta Ray Activities
Full-face snorkeling masks seem easy to use, but due to repeated incidents we decided to ban their use on our moonlight manta swims. Read why (and watch the video) here!
Manta Rays go Heavy Metal: the Making Of a Music Video
The Second Fovea uses heavy metal to make a positive change in the world - and manta rays starred in the music video for their newest track, appropriately called "Manta".
Manta Ray Cleaning Stations: Fishy Day Spas in Hawaii
In the coral reefs around Hawaii, we find what we call “cleaning stations” - and this is where manta rays (and other animals) go to get clean.
20 Quotes about Saving the Oceans
Lost for words? These 20 quotes about saving the ocean and marine life are great for sharing with fellow ocean advocates.
Planning a Trip to the Big Island of Hawaii? Don’t Miss These 5 Top Activities
Planning a trip to the Big Island of Hawaii? Here are 5 top activities that should definitely make your bucket list.
The Complete Guide to Underwater Camera and Photography Equipment
Taking pictures and videos under water requires more than just an underwater camera. Choose underwater photography equipment that gets quality results and keeps things fun!
5 Things You Can Do (Right Now) to Save the Ocean and Protect Marine Life
We can all do more to save the ocean and protect marine life. Small things can make a big impact - and here's where to start!
Reduce Ocean Pollution: 10 Ways to Use Less Plastic
Plastic in the ocean affects manta rays in a multitude of ways, and tackling ocean pollution is a global responsibility. Here’s how to start using less plastic at home.
Is Swimming with Manta Rays Safe for Children? Why We Don’t Take Kids Under 12 Years Old
Swimming with manta rays can be perfectly safe for children - however, there are multiple reasons why we don’t take kids along on our manta ray moonlight swims.
How smart are manta rays? What’s that big brain for?
The brain of a manta ray is as large as a fist - which might not seem much if you compare it to humans or other mammals, however, mantas have the biggest brain-to-body ratio of all fish. We still have a lot to learn about manta rays and an intelligence test for fish has not been developed yet…
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