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#1 Don Silcock

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Posted 08 October 2011 - 04:04 PM

My article on Tofo in Mozambique has been published in the latest issue of X-Ray..... Very pleased with the way they laid it out!

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Posted 09 October 2011 - 01:29 AM

Hi Don,
Well done !!!
BTW,We want to visit Tofo next year 1-7 April 2012, is it a good timing for Manta and Whaleshark !!
Thank you !!

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#3 Don Silcock

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Posted 09 October 2011 - 07:52 AM

Hi Don,
Well done !!!
BTW,We want to visit Tofo next year 1-7 April 2012, is it a good timing for Manta and Whaleshark !!
Thank you !!

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Edmond Chan


Hi Edmond, thanks for the comments - greatly appreciated!

As I understand it, November is the best time for both mantas and whale sharks.

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Posted 09 October 2011 - 11:19 AM

Hi Edmond, thanks for the comments - greatly appreciated!

As I understand it, November is the best time for both mantas and whale sharks.

Don

Hi Don,
Thanks !! Will keep in touch with you later !!

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Posted 14 October 2011 - 04:22 AM

Hi Don,
Well done !!!
BTW,We want to visit Tofo next year 1-7 April 2012, is it a good timing for Manta and Whaleshark !!
Thank you !!

Regards
Edmond Chan


They have them year round, which is unique for the place. I've been in November and we had a draft then. Only one "real" dive with mantas in 18 dives and then a few snorkel opportunities with whale sharks on the way to and from the the dive sites. There had been a white shark spotted a week before our visit. I suspect it did scare the mantas away? It was seen once on Manta Reef by Simon Pierce and then once in the surface off Tofinjo. A group of scuba tourists thought it was a whale shark and was just about to jump into the water and snorkel with it when Simon noticed that it wasn't a whale shark and stopped them...

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Posted 16 October 2011 - 09:47 PM

They have them year round, which is unique for the place. I've been in November and we had a draft then. Only one "real" dive with mantas in 18 dives and then a few snorkel opportunities with whale sharks on the way to and from the the dive sites. There had been a white shark spotted a week before our visit. I suspect it did scare the mantas away? It was seen once on Manta Reef by Simon Pierce and then once in the surface off Tofinjo. A group of scuba tourists thought it was a whale shark and was just about to jump into the water and snorkel with it when Simon noticed that it wasn't a whale shark and stopped them...



Yep.... I heard the great white story from Simon!
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