Manta Lodge YHA and Scuba Centres is located on absolute beachfront on North Stradbroke Island, a short distance from the centre of Point Lookout. Opened in 1992, Manta Lodge runs a combined full service 5 Star PADI IDC dive centre offering daily scuba dive and snorkel trips as well as a YHA branded backpacker accommodation facility. The centre also provides all levels of scuba instruction/courses. YHA Australia is part of the world’s largest backpacker accommodation network, Hostelling International, who provide more than 4,000 YHA hostels across 90 countries around the world. Manta Lodge offers a 31⁄2 star level of accommodation for up to 66 guests and includes; private double and twin rooms along with larger boarding style rooms for four, six and eight guests. North Stradbroke Island offers a unique experience to many domestic and international tourists. The Island is known for its stunning beaches as well as its many sights and activities such as snorkelling, scuba diving, 4-wheel-driving, bush walk trails, surfing, kayaking, sandboarding and fishing.