Ningaloo Reef Whale Shark Swim on Powerboat with Lunch and Photos

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Highlights & inclusions

Full day Ningaloo Reef Whale Shark Swim
In water experience with a whale shark
Lunch, snacks, tea, coffee and sparkling wine
Snorkelling in sheltered lagoons
Stand up paddle boards and kayaks for use
Complimentary return hotel transfers in Exmouth
or 4 payments of $121.25 with more info
Free cancellation up to 48 hours prior to experience

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Sun, Jul 14, 2024

What you can expect

Step aboard a custom-built powerboat, the ‘Investigator’ in Exmouth for a once in a lifetime snorkel and swim with whale sharks in Ningaloo Reef. Every year from March to July, Exmouth is the only place in the world where whale sharks congregate in large numbers attracting travellers from across the world for a magical underwater experience.

Your day begins with a complimentary hotel transfer from Exmouth accommodation to meet the award-winning crew. Setting sail moments later, you’ll be cruising the crystal-clear waters of Ningaloo Reef to snorkel at one of the most beautiful spots of the sheltered lagoon. Next, enjoy a morning tea while a spotter plane heads out in search of whale sharks from the air. As soon as the whale sharks have been found, the skipper will head to the location for your extraordinary swim with the whale sharks.

Heading out in groups of 10, you’ll be blown away by these gentle giants that range from 4m to 12 metres long. This may not be your only whale shark swim of the day with a possibility of another swim later in the day. A buffet lunch and an additional snorkelling spot will be visited in the afternoon for encounters with turtles, rays, dolphins and even dugongs that may be found in the sheltered lagoons. Photographers will also be on hand throughout the day to capture your special moments on Ningaloo Reef forever.


What you need to know

  • Participants must be over 18 years to be served alcohol; photo ID may be required
  • Please advise of any dietary requirements at the time of booking
  • Any existing medical conditions must be advised prior to your trip
  • Anyone entering the water must have basic swimming ability
  • Children must be accompanied by a swimming adult
  • This experience is not available during school holidays.
  • Return transfers
  • Snorkelling equipment
  • Lunch, snacks, tea and coffee
  • Underwater professional photography package
  • Kayak and paddle board equipment
  • Celebratory glass of bubbly
  • Whale Shark swimmer certificate
  • Swim with whale sharks and more
  • Multiple snorkel stops on Ningaloo Reef
  • Lunch, snacks, tea, coffee and sparkling wine
  • This experience is a full day in duration
  • Commences at 7:30am and returns at 4:30pm
  • Available daily during March- July, excluding school holidays
  • Subject to availability - book early to avoid disappointment
  • This experience takes place in Ningaloo Reef, WA.
Departure Location
  • This experience departs from 1112 Murat Rd, Exmouth WA 6707. Return transfers from your local accommodation are also included.
What To Bring
  • Please bring bathers, a towel, suncream, sunglasses and a hat.
Additional Information
  • A professional photographer will be in the water at each point capturing your every moment. You will be given a link to download the photos from your tour enabling you to relive your experience over and over again
  • In the event of rain or inclement weather your experience may be cancelled. You will be contacted by the experience provider and rescheduled
  • Maximum of 20 participants
Cancellation Policy
  • Change your booking up to 48 hours before the start time of your experience
  • Changes are not permitted within 48 hours of your experience
  • Late arrivals or no shows may result in you forfeiting your experience

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