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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.

Swim with Humpback Whales

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

Ningaloo Islands Snorkel Adventure

Get ready to board our NAIAD – headed to The Murion Islands. A half hour trip in our extremely fast and comfortable 4WD of the ocean.

Exclusive Private Charters

Whether it’s just you and your special person or a group of 100 guests – we can tailor something ultra special to suit you. From a private sunset sail sipping champagne for a special occasion to speeding off in the most comfortable ocean going vessel around

Ningaloo Reef Sunset Sail

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

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.

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

Jasmine JamesJasmine James
10:57 18 Oct 23
My friend and I just had the best day swimming with whale sharks with Ningaloo Discovery. The all female crew were all absolutely incredible; so kind, welcoming and really knowledgeable about the reef/sharks. We were kept well fed and watered with a buffet lunch and snacks inbetween. The patience and determination of the crew to ensure we got to see and swim with the shark should not be understated. They really are top notch and it wouldn't have been the same day without them. Would 100% recommend to anyone. Thanks again!
Julian TaglieriJulian Taglieri
12:56 06 Oct 23
The tour was amazing. Very knowledgeable guides and well organised tour!
04:06 06 Oct 23
Perfect experience - they kindly moved me out by a day due to my son not feeling well. So only I made it, and given being a non swimmer the crew - Gloria Holly Kristy and China (the skipper) they all did everything to have a great experience of swimming with a whale shark. Highly highly recommended
Teun SchrikkemaTeun Schrikkema
06:44 03 Oct 23
Everyone, Ningaloo Discovery is the company you are looking for between all the tour operators in Exmouth! Me and my friends did the Whaleshark swimming tour and it was one of the best days of our lives. The crew (Tash, Lauren, Liv, China and one other lovely member) were nothing short of amazing. They made everyone of all ages and fitness levels enjoy the day to their full potential, with great concern for every individual’s needs. They even asked for our opinions on what to do during the final part of the tour, to make sure we all got what we wanted and saw what we wanted to see. When an impressive animal was in sight, they immediately focused on getting us there (which succeeded every time on my tour).They even offer all this for a very competitive price, which is another plus. The food, beverages and gear provided were also great.In short, I would look no further and benefit from the great tours Ningaloo Discovery is offering!
Tom CarrTom Carr
13:05 14 Sep 23
Had some trepidation about using this company as they weren’t so visible on various web searches & research we did in Exmouth. Can forget that now. We had one of the best experiences of our lap with this team. The 4 girls (Liz, Kelsey, Holly & Claudia) were incredible hosts & the whole family had a blast. Not only did we swim with whale sharks but food & transfers were also excellent. Can’t recommend highly enough. Many thanks!
James RansleyJames Ransley
08:29 03 Aug 23
Today we had the absolute pleasure of touring with Ningaloo Discovery. It was very clear that the crew love what they do and their enthusiasm was contagious! We were able to swim with the only whale shark around on the day and enjoyed the beautiful food and a cheeky glass of bubbles before being returned to our accommodation. Would highly recommend this crew as they were fun, professional and just super great to have around. 5/5 experience for us, THANKS LEGENDS!!!!!
Georgia CarterGeorgia Carter
09:34 24 Jul 23
The most amazing day.We were late in the season so only got one swim with a whale shark but it was one to remember!The staff tried super hard to get us a second swim unfortunately it didn’t happen but we still had the best time!Saw so many hump back whales and even a southern right whale.Would definitely recommend this tour company, the staff were super passionate and knowledgeable!
Elisa ChanElisa Chan
04:24 06 Jun 23
Ningaloo Discovery is a great whale shark tour operator, respecting the marine encounter guidelines and rules. The briefings were detailed for the beginners, but still succinct for the more experienced.All the staff were thoughtful, kind, and passionate about their craft. Each worked together to make for a really enjoyable day on the water. The photos shared were also of excellent quality with the photographer working hard to ensure we all got our photo with a whale shark (at least all who attempted to keep up with the animal).The Marlin board also had a ladder for those who needed a different mode of water exit which was great as upper body strength waned throughout the day.Highly recommend