Wow, the season has started again and I had one of my best dives this year. we had a 3 tank trip to the Bat islands. Of course our main goal was to see Bull Sharks, and did we ever! On the first site "big scare" we saw about 8 of these big guys, plus a nurse shark. We decided to do the secdond dive at the same site. This time I was face to face with a bull shark, I wanted to turn around a rock and there he was also planned to go around the rock only in my direction. I turned around to my divers and they all saw him as well. To make the dive even more spectacular, a Giant Manta ray decided to pass by as well.
The third dive was black Rock, usaully crowded with spoted eagle rays, and this time as well. We also spotted an Harlequin clown shrimp.
All in all a perfect start of the Bat island season!
Martin van Gestel,