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    The Manta Blog

    Here you can keep up-to-date with the latest events, trips, news, and everything else going on at The Manta Ray Bay Resort & Yap Divers.

    NEW Ticketing Service

    Posted by on April 25, 2018
    We can book your travel tickets to Yap from Anywhere in the world FREE Flight Help We will send you routes, flight numbers and buying options to Yap, from anywhere in the world. If you provide travel dates (optional), we can provide exact prices, try it out, [contact-form-7 id="8272" title="flight-help"]

    Manta Mania 2018 Trip Report

    Posted by on March 23, 2018
    Our fourth Manta Mania event brought divers and scientsts together to learn about Manta Rays, Sharks and Coral Reef Systems in a fun and social vacation package. This year we had four presenting scientists specializing in marine mammals, deep sea corals, long term coral reef monitoring... and of course, manta rays! This event is where...

    Yap Mantas and Macro

    Posted by on February 7, 2018
    Yap Manta Diving Tis the season for the year's most exciting manta ray diving where the chance to find yourself in a manta mating dance over a shallow reef, exist here like nowhere else in the world. At daily manta ray dives where we're getting the cleaning station encounter with rays slowly gliding right in...

    Yap Mangroves

    Posted by on January 8, 2018
    As part of Marine Biology weeks event, we have some fun information about Yap's mangroves to share: A view from space on Yap shows a green island with dense forests. Yap is not a volcanic island, but part of the largely submerged oceanic Philippine plate (whereas actually most of the Philippines do not belong to...

    2017 Marine Biology Weeks Event Report

    Posted by on January 8, 2018
    ***Great first MARINE BIOLOGY WEEKS at Manta Ray Bay Resort !*** Three different Workshops were successfully conducted in course of the first Marine Biology Weeks at Manta Ray Bay Resort & Yap Divers in Yap/Micronesia: One 3-day Marine Biology Workshop “basic”, a 2-day Coral-ID Workshop and a 2-day Marine Biology Workshop “advanced”. MARINE BIOLOGY WORKSHOP...

    Manta Mania 2018

    Posted by on December 11, 2017
    Here is our lineup of presenting scientists for our next Manta Mania citizen science event. Come learn about sharks and rays while diving with big animals in a super size 16 dive special event week in Yap! Photo ID's, special research dives and learning directly from today's leading scientists on our big animals in Yap....

    Marine Biology Weeks Trip Report

    Posted by on December 9, 2017
    Great first MARINE BIOLOGY WEEK at Manta Ray Bay Resort & Yap Divers! During the 3-day Marine Biology Workshop “basic” we started with fishes, how to identify the families, their characteristics and ecological role. We also used a species list from The FishBase Project including 1070 fish species of Micronesia. Next day´s topic was coral...

    Eine Premiere in Yap: Nachlese zum Meeres-Biologie-Workshop Teil 2

    Posted by daniel.brinckmann on December 2, 2017
    Diplom-Biologe Stephan Moldzio über die 1. Meeresbiologie-Woche in Yap:   "Während des zweitägigen Korallenbestimmungs-Workshops befassten wir uns ausführlich mit Korallen und der Methode der Korallenbestimmung auf Ebene der verschiedenen Gattungen. Dazu verwendeten wir den "Indopacific Coral Finder“ von Russell Kelley/BYOGUIDES, Gründer des „Coral Identification Capacity Building Program (CIPB). Einen genaueren Blick warfen wir sowohl auf...

    Eine Premiere in Yap: Nachlese zum Meeres- biologie-Workshop Teil 1

    Posted by daniel.brinckmann on December 1, 2017
      Diplom-Biologe Stephan Moldzio über die 1. Meeresbiologie-Woche in Yap: „Während des dreitägigen Basis-Workshop Meeresbiologie nahmen wir als erstes die Fische unter die Lupe und klärten, wie die verschiedenen Familien identifiziert werden, deren Charakteristika und ihre Rolle im Ökosystem. Dazu nutzten wir zusätzlich die Artenliste vom FishBase Projekt, welches 1070 Fischarten in Mikronesien enthält. Am...

    Lob & Auszeichnungen 2017

    Posted by daniel.brinckmann on November 17, 2017
    Manta Ray Bay Resort & Yap Divers haben in diesem Jahr gleich drei Auszeichnungen erhalten: den Trip Advisor Travelers’ Choice Award 2017, eine 6/6 Punkte-Bewertung von Holiday Check and dazu den Leserwahl-Preis 2018 vom amerikanischen Tauchsport-Magazin SCUBA Diving 2018, der uns jüngst auf der DEMA in Orlando verliehen wurde.

    2017 Praise and Awards

    Posted by on November 17, 2017
    Manta Ray Bay Resort & Yap Divers earned Trip Advisor Travelers' Choice Award 2017 as well as a 6/6 rating on Holiday Check and was just given a SCUBA Diving Magazine Reader's Choice Award 2018 at DEMA.

    Philippines + Yap Special Combinations

    Posted by on November 14, 2017
      Plan your "Big and Small" exotic dive trip combining Yap and the Philippines. Dive Marine Parks in both countries and experience some of the world's most consistent big animal diving and the magic of macro in the Philippines - in one trip - check out the package >   Two weeks and 20 dives...
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