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Night swimming with manta rays

By Amelia Romanos, Yahoo News Australia

A three­-metre-­wide creature swooping within inches of your face in the middle of a dark ocean probably isn't everyone's cup of tea.

But night snorkelling with giant manta rays off the Kona coast in Hawaii is undoubtedly a major drawcard for tourists. I had the chance to get in the water with these creatures during a seven­night trip with Un­Cruise Adventures, which touts the activity as "thrilling" and an "unbelievable experience"