Manta Ray Blog

Word of Thanks, plus Notch eBook Release

Word of Thanks, plus Notch eBook Release

Sending warmest Aloha wishes to you as we have entered the special time of the year; at least in the U.S. after just celebrating its most important holiday ‘Thanksgiving’. It is the unique time of the year to say Thank You and below you will find a small gift from all...

Notch’s eBook on Amazon Kindle

Notch’s eBook on Amazon Kindle

Today I am sending you loads of sunshine now that the days are getting shorter and cooler in the continental US! Speaking of the mainland, I took a break from swimming in the ocean to visit Nashville, TN and Phoenix, AZ to continue my education in public speaking and...

Snorkeling Safety Tips

Snorkeling Safety Tips

Let’s be honest: the manta snorkel and dive activity is not for everyone! Although we wish we could show the mantas to many more, swimming in the ocean at night with big fish is intimidating and it pushes many people outside their comfort zone. On the other...

Coral Bleaching in Hawaii

Coral Bleaching in Hawaii

After posting about Greta Thunberg (age 16) and her campaign to listen to scientists about climate change, a few skeptic comments started to trickle in questioning if global warming is really happening. There is no doubt that the problems our planet are facing are...

Are Manta Rays Territorial?

Are Manta Rays Territorial?

“Do we see the same manta rays all the time?” is one of the most frequently asked questions we get during our briefing time for the manta swim. Mantas are still mysterious creatures and not much is known about their movements as they are constantly swimming (i.e....

Greta Thunberg Age 16 Visits US to Campaign for Change

Greta Thunberg Age 16 Visits US to Campaign for Change

We received a lot of joyful comments and feedback when we shared that celebrity musician Robbie Williams and his wife Ayda Field joined the manta experience. It was wonderful to see them excited and in awe of the mantas, and also being tagged and mentioned on their...

A Celebrity Joins the Manta Experience

A Celebrity Joins the Manta Experience

Most often manta rays are described as “the Angels of the Sea” and what a thrill it was last week when we realized that the famous English singer-songwriter of the hit “Angels” – celebrity Robbie Williams – along with his wife American actress Ayda Field...

Manta Ray Asked For Help

Manta Ray Asked For Help

It was quite unusual to see video of the manta ray who asked for help. Or was it? As our own dolphin rescue demonstrated, ocean animals often reach out to humans for help. More on that in a moment. But the recent underwater video of “Freckles”, the manta...

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