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NINGALOO WHALE SHARK SWIM
ON A SAILING CATAMARAN

WHALE SHARK TOURS ON THE NINGALOO REEF

READY TO SWIM WITH WHALE SHARKS?

The 2021 SEASON is just around the corner and we have already started taking bookings! We recommend booking in advance as far as possible so you don’t miss out!

BOOK NOW FOR THE 2021 SEASON

Ningaloo Discovery’s Ningaloo Whale shark Swim Tours give guests the opportunity to swim in the pristine waters of Ningaloo Reef with the biggest fish in the world, the whale shark.

Ningaloo Discovery delivers an all inclusive ECO certified experience swimming with these gentle giants, but the adventure doesn’t stop there! During the tour, guests can not only swim with whale sharks, but also interact with majestic manta rays, encounter dugongs, turtles, humpback whales, dolphins, colourful tropical fish and amazing corals right here in the Ningaloo Reef just off Exmouth, Western Australia.

Everything you need to swim with whale sharks is provided on board all Ningaloo Discovery tours, including snorkelling equipment, wetsuits, food and drinks, and knowledgable tour guides who are passionate about the Ningaloo Reef and all marine life in the area. Ningaloo Discovery will even provide each guest with a complete professional photography package of the day FREE OF CHARGE! 

Swimming with a whale shark is an unforgettable experience – our Ningaloo Whale Shark Swim Tours take you there!

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NINGALOO REEF SUNSET SAILS​ 
NEW

Come aboard our stunning 60ft luxury sailing Catamaran in the late afternoon glow of Ningaloo!

A 2 hour afternoon sunset sail viewing marine wildlife and the magical colours of the Cape Range in the late afternoon glow. Join our Professional, friendly, qualified crew providing interpretation on the Ningaloo Reef for a memorable experience.

NINGALOO REEF SUNSET SAILS

 

 

 

 

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WHY NINGALOO DISCOVERY?

So you’re ready to take the plunge and swim with the biggest fish in the ocean, and why look anywhere else? There’s none quite like us!Our Whale Shark License was awarded to us. That’s right, we didn’t buy the rights to provide you with this experience, we earned it!
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HUMPBACK WHALE INTERACTIONS

AUGUST – NOVEMBER 2021

It is Humpback Highway here on the Ningaloo Reef! Pods of humpback whales and their playful calves are sighted here daily. Ningaloo Discovery gives you the opportunity of a lifetime to experience swimming alongside these graceful mammals on our all inclusive, ECO certified ‘Humpback Whale Swim Tours’ aboard a beautiful sailing catamaran.

Everything you need is provided on board for all Ningaloo Discovery tours including snorkelling equipment, wetsuits, food and drinks, and knowledgable tour guides who are passionate about the Ningaloo Reef and all marine life in the area. Ningaloo Discovery will even provide each guest with a complete professional photography package of the day FREE OF CHARGE!! For more information on humpback whales click HERE, or follow the link below to book. BOOK NOW

NINGALOO HUMPBACK SWIM
ON A SAILING CATAMARAN

Join us aboard a Luxury Catamaran or Powerboat for a once in a lifetime Whale Shark experience on the Beautiful, World Heritage Listed Ningaloo Reef, just off Exmouth!

Parks and Wildlife chose us to operate in the first ever in water Humpback Whale Interaction Tours conducted from the World Heritage Listed Ningaloo Marine Park.

  • Great day out and a good combination of activities to make it a great experience and not just swiming with whale sharks.
    Super friendly staff

    justin hardiman
    12/03/2021

    Amazing day out on the Windcheetah catamaran swimming with whale sharks. They do their best to get you in the water multiple times with the whale sharks and the crew… read more

    Alexandra Emerton
    12/03/2021
    5 star rating

    Once in a lifetime experience! We had such an amazing time on Windcheetah. Every moment of the day was fantastic! We got to swim with three different whale sharks, with perfect visibility. Also loved the… read more

    leh1987
    12/03/2021
  • 5 star rating

    An amazing day swimming with whale sharks Myself and my partner went out on the boat with Steve and Cartier’s crew yesterday 10/03/21 and it was an absolute magic day!
    To start it off the weather was…
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    Livrom2021
    11/03/2021
    5 star rating

    SUPERB An absolutely incredible experience. The staff were professional, helpful and friendly at all times. The experience was amasing, we saw four whale sharks, dolphins, rays,a leopard shark and… read more

    jimp258
    10/03/2021
    5 star rating

    Simply the best!! What a brilliant experience! We were originally booked for March 2020 but COVID put an end to that. Btw these guys were also brilliant in sorting out the date change…. read more

    BatyPerthWA
    10/03/2021
  • 5 star rating

    What a perfect day out! Call from the very first call I made to Ningaloo discovery to getting off the boat at the end of the day, these guys were absolute legends

    we were early in…
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    jodybrat
    08/03/2021

    Great tour!!! Experienced, friendly and knowledgeable staff. We were well looked after by the crew, with short but good safety briefings and plenty of swims with the whale sharks…. read more

    Bart Klinkenberg
    07/03/2021

    Absolutely amazing in every way! The staff are so awesome, fun and very knowledgeable about the whale sharks and also the history of exmouth which they chat about on the… read more

    Michael Ewen
    06/03/2021
  • 5 star rating

    Experience of a lifetime What a once in a lifetime amazing experience guys, thank you soo much for making this happen, amazing crew, amazing boat and an amazing day, everyone please book with these… read more

    RySmithyy
    06/03/2021
    5 star rating

    LADY WHALE SHARK Snorkelling on this beautiful reef was like the entree before the main meal – snorkelling
    in the deeper ocean with a lady Whale shark.

    AWESOME EXPERIENCE

    And this is all before…
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    Gillian P
    26/02/2021
    5 star rating

    Best boat trip we've been on, Unforgettable! Incredible day out! I have been on so many boat tours and this was the best by far! Although Whale Sharks are out of season, the team managed to find… read more

    Katie W
    08/11/2020
  • positive review 

    Just finished a tour on the Windcheetah.
    What a day.
    Snorkeling fantastic reef, turtle watching and then the best time ever!
    We were lucky enough to swim with a whale…
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    Wayne Polmear
    27/10/2020

    Took a shot at a whale shark tour, despite it being out of season. Was apprehensive that we would come up short, but was happy just for a day out… read more

    Alexandra Bateman
    27/10/2020

    Such an awesome knowledgeable team gave us an amazing experience!! Highly recommend these guys 10/10 ! Thanks to Cam Daisy Nush and Genevieve for an epic day. Will be back… read more

    Lana Mccarroll
    23/10/2020
  • 5 star rating

    Took a chance out-of-season, and came up trumps!! Out of season whale shark spotting!
    Spent the day with 20 lucky people sailing on a luxury Catamaran, being waited on all day with hotel pickup, food and a champagne…
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    CamD D
    23/10/2020
    5 star rating

    Whale shark dive Had the best day ever! Crew were informative and fun. Food was awesome and whale shark dive unreal!!

    Jet703647
    13/10/2020
    5 star rating

    Whale Shark Swim We did the whale shark swim in shoulder season on October 10th. The crew were Lorena, Jordy, Joley, Chelsea and skipper Tom. They did a great job of making sure… read more

    HadrienneCharlotte
    12/10/2020

Ningaloo Overnight Live-Aboards

Think it can’t possibly get any better than a day spent swimming with Whale Sharks, maybe Manta Rays and hundreds of tropical fish in the warm clear waters of the Ningaloo Reef? How about topping it off by staying the night on the reef?!

Whale Shark Swim & Eco Tour on a Sailing Catamaran

Our Eco Tours which run from August to October guests will have the opportunity to swim with the whale sharks during the shoulder season, when sighted by our spotter plane.

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NINGALOO REEF ECO WILDLIFE TOURS

SEPTEMBER – NOVEMBER 2021

The Coral Coast of Western Australia is home to an abundance of unique wildlife, full of national parks and reefs ready to be explored all year round. During the whale shark shoulder season (September to November), Ningaloo Discovery operates ECO Wildlife Tours around the Ningaloo Reef, allowing guests to experience the beauty of the reef and all it has to offer each day.

The spotter plane will search for any animals on the reef that guests can swim and interact with including manta rays, humpback whales and whale wharks.

Whale sharks are often seen right through until November, and should the spotter plane see one during this shoulder season, Ningaloo Discovery will take you swimming with it!  Everything you need is provided on board for all Ningaloo Discovery tours including snorkelling equipment, wetsuits, food and drinks, and knowledgeable tour guides who are passionate about the Ningaloo Reef and all marine life in the area.

Ningaloo Discovery will even provide each guest with a full professional photography package of the day FREE OF CHARGE!! The clear waters of the North West make for perfect conditions to swim with giants of the sea, and snorkel beautiful coral reefs.