Participants should gain in-depth knowledge about the species through regular presentations as well as the practical experiences, and can contribute to ongoing fieldwork by helping to collect ID photographs of the animals they encounter for the researchers’ databases.

Guests will be able to dive with global ambassador for manta rays Andrea Marshall – the “Queen of Mantas” – in Bazaruto, while in Tofo MMF Manta Researcher Anna Flam, global co-ordinator for, takes the helm. 

The expedition runs from 23-31 August and costs from US $3280pp, excluding flights.