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Whale Shark & Humpback Whale Tours

Explore Ningaloo Discovery’s Amazing Tour Options

Ningaloo Discovery offers a range of tours departing from Exmouth, Western Australia. “Gateway to the Ningaloo Reef Marine Park”.

Our tours are all inclusive of transfers, equipment, meals/refreshments, complimentary photography package and our own spotter plane to locate marine life.

Click on any of the links below for more information and to make a booking or contact us, please click here or call 0428604794

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Swim with Whale Sharks

Book your Ningaloo Whale Shark Swim on our 60-foot luxury sailing catamaran; Windcheetah or book a Ningaloo Whale Shark Swim on our 60-foot luxury powerboat Investigator.

in 2021!

Ningaloo Reef Sunset Sail

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

Swim with Humpback Whales

From August to October Humpback Whale Swim tours are available on board our 60ft luxury sailing catamaran Windcheetah.

Swim with a Whale Shark (Shoulder Season)

It is common to see whale sharks right through to November! From August to October Windcheetah offers the chance to swim with a whale shark outside of the season if they are sighted by our spotter plane on our Ningaloo Reef Whale Shark and Eco Tours.

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Why Choose Us?

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 passion and enthusiasm for what we do is recognised by customers and industry professionals alike, earning us multiple Silver and Bronze awards in Adventure Tourism and Eco Tourism in the WA Tourism Awards and Tripadvisor Certificates of Excellence for every year running.

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!

The Ningaloo Discovery family is always growing (our guests choose to return year after year!) because they trust us, and it’s worth every minute!

Read our Reviews

  • The facilitators were very friendly, informative, accommodating and it was very clear they had strong awareness of safety. The experience was great and we managed to swim with the whale shark 4 times. Worth every cent

    Albert Duong

    We had the best time swimming with the whale sharks and snorkelling the reef today. The crew on the investigator were amazing! Friendly, helpful and full of knowledge. Apart from some slight sea sickness for… read more

    Jodi Pesjak

    Did the whale shark tour yesterday and it was spectacular! Absolutely amazing experience swimming alongside these gentle giants, the photographer took incredible photos! The staff were really friendly and engaging as well, would recommend 😀

    Neroli Jackson
  • 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

    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 is extremely friendly and helpful.

    Alexandra Emerton
    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 a big eel. Nothing… read more

  • 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 guys best thing you will… read more

    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.


    And this is all before I mention the very professional…
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    Gillian P
    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 shark.
    Great crew and tour….
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    Wayne Polmear
  • 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 next year

    Lana Mccarroll
    5 star rating

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

    5 star rating

    Thankyou! What a magic day out on the Ningaloo! We saw turtles, humpback whales and swam with a whale shark! It was sooo beautiful. The crew were so helpful, snorkelling gear was great and I felt… read more

  • positive review 

    Had such an amazing experience in the hump back whale tour.

    The crew were extremely professional and calming so when it came to the time to get in the water I felt completely comfortable in…
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    André Fleming
    5 star rating

    Incredible Experience Absolutely incredible !! The humpbacks were extraordinarily cool. The people working the catamaran were exceptional. The afternoon snorkel was amazing. It was so clear and beautiful with so much coral and fish species.

    positive review 

    unreal experience + a professional and enthusiastic crew

    Matt Barrie
  • I got a amazing day in March.
    I was saw lots turtle and I meet beautiful whale shark❤️ Staff are very nice. Thanks Ningaloo Discovery give me a unforgettable memories.

    Mimi Huang
    positive review 

    A great day out 😃
    Thanks to the crew Mitch, Jack and the amazing girls that looked after us Lorena, Holly and especially Chynna who helped us in the water. Swam 3 times by the side…
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    Jan Ann
    positive review 

    We had a great crew and even though the weather was not ideal, it was such an amazing day! We were lucky enough to spot a whale shark for 3 great dives 🤩🤯 Mindblowing!! Thanks… read more

    Nicole Holland