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Address: Off the North West Cape, Yardie Creek Rd | Exmouth, Western Australia 6707, Australia
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Activities: Scuba diving, Camping, Snorkeling
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Swimming with Whale Sharks in Ningaloo Reef from Exmouth
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We spent nearly a week in this area and we could have stayed much longer! It is truly a beautiful part of the world with many lovely beaches and crystal clear waters for... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 19, 2015
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Launceston, Australia

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Launceston, Australia
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53 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2015

We spent nearly a week in this area and we could have stayed much longer! It is truly a beautiful part of the world with many lovely beaches and crystal clear waters for snorkelling. The reef is basically just on the beach in many places (our favourite snorkelling spot was Oyster Stacks) - you do not have to go out... More 

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Bega, Australia
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2015

We stayed at both! There is no comparison! Bad corrugations into Homestead. No dump points. Good for fishing but the fishermen throw their fish cleaning waste into the sea and attract sharks and we were told it wasn't safe to swim. The reef was too far away anyway to snorkel. We then went to Cape Range National Park. Bitumen road... More 

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Albany, Australia
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2015

As a person that has visited the area over the years, the Ningaloo station owners are doing this area no favours. The sooner the Government takes it back the better. You are given a designated camp site but you are not allowed to visit other areas as there's no access due to being locked out. We were therefore not allowed... More 

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perth
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

We Camped at Osprey Bay in May 2015 for 7 days. The newly reonvated camp/caravan sites are a credit to those who work so hard to get it ready for the 2015 tourist season. Swimming was fantastic, enough fish was caught to have 4 good meals, snorkling at low tide was the best. We used this site as a base... More 

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Marlborough, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2015

Awesome experience. Not many places that you can walk of a beautiful white sand beach and swim over coral reef with a wide range of tropical fish. We loved the remote feeling. After a couple of hours we booked in a few extra days and changed our flights home so that we could stay longer.

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Vancouver, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2015

We enjoyed the warm water, and walking from the beach you can go quite a distance in very shallow water. You have to be careful NOT to step on any of the small sting rays in the water - they burry themselves in the sand and are sometimes hard to see. They sat still while we were up very close... More 

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San Diego, California
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2015

Nice enough place to visit if you like it cheap, you can still go far out snorkelling and see some cool coral and a small amount of fish. the surrounding area isn't that inviting. must do if your on a west coast trip from Perth to Broome or vice versa

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Quillan, France
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 6, 2015

More marine life per cubic metre of seawater than the great barrier reef. Plus you can swim over it with a mask and snorkel as it is only 40 yards from the beach. Plus you can WALK through the sea to get to it. Always wear shoes suitable for saltwater as there are stone fish around. Marvellous

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Norwich, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2015

Possibly the best snorkelling I have ever done! We camped here and it was an amazing place, cant fault it in any way. Apart from seeing a reef shark ... that scared me

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Perth, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

We thoughly enjoyed Ningaloo Reef, and will definitely be back to see the Whale Sharks! This is a snorkellers paradise.... You can reach parts of the reef from the shore, so no boat needed. You will see plenty of fish, turtles and coral... The colours are just breath taking. Make sure you are there in the right season for the... More 

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