Nusa Penida, Indonesia
Perhaps the most majestic of all fish in the sea, manta rays are an absolute delight to freedive with. Despite their huge 5-6m wing span, manta rays can turn on a dime. All of these photos were taken in a single dive, in massive seven-foot swell. The manta rays came out of nowhere after a two week absence, and “vacuumed-up” all of the plankton in the water in just twenty minutes.s.