Ambiance Shoal Big Fishes Deep Reef Sharks
Featuring a huge diversity of marine life including numerous giant mantas (up to 6m in width) which give the reef its name. North and south walls with adjacent pinnacles of rocks creating gullies at depths of 24m to 28m. The top of the reef is quite flat with beautiful soft corals & walls home large schools of yellow snapper, barracuda, bigeyes, fusiliers, hundreds of bright blue, red-tooth trigger fish, tiny goldies, fairy basslets as well as large potato groupers. Also large trumpet fish, green turtles, sweetlips, scorpion fish, morays (giant, honeycomb, geometric, yellow-edge and white mouth), crocodile fish, Spanish dancers and a whole array of nudibranches and cowries. 3 main cleaning stations where huge manta rays circle and hover to allow small fish to remove parasites from their bodies and devil rays and sometimes eagle rays swim above the reef and on occasion its possible to see white tip reef sharks and other rays.
manta reef by Alexandra Collins