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“Fantastic day with a great crew” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Coral Bay Ecotours

Coral Bay Ecotours
Robinson Street | Shop 4, Peoples Shopping Village, Coral Bay, Western Australia 6701, Australia
(08) 9942 5885
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Owner description: Coral Bay Ecotours are a fully accredited tourism business of Australia, an adventure tour company working within the realms of the magnificent Ningaloo Reef, Western Australia. Join us on a fantastic marine ecotour for the chance to swim with the awe inspiring manta ray, which the professional Eco tours staff will endeavour to deliver, in what has become almost a daily event in Coral Bay on the Ningaloo Reef. Why not embrace this opportunity to go snorkeling in Coral Bay with the largest winged creature that inhabits our ocean. Coral Bay is also one of the only places in the world where you can actually go swimming and snorkeling with the whale sharks - the world’s biggest fish. It certainly is an experience of a lifetime and the main seasonal attraction for guests from all over the world.
Melbourne, Australia
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“Fantastic day with a great crew”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2013

I just went on a Marine Ecotour today with Matt (skipper), Christie & Max and had the best time! There were 9 people who took the cruise with only 7 of us who wished to snorkel, so Christie & Max were able to share their time with each of us during our swims. As I am not a good swimmer, both Christie & Max took turns in towing me along behind them in the water while they did the hard yards swimming after manta rays, reef sharks & turtles. It was an amazing experience being in the water floating above & observing these marine creatures in their own habitats and I thank the 2 girls for enabling me to do so (and doing it so willingly & capably) - it is something that I really appreciated. Our snorkelling group also saw beautifully coloured fish & coral and from the boat we saw a dugong, dolphins & hump back whales - what more could we ask for! Matt was obviously an excellent 'spotter' and is a friendly & easy going skipper who would check with us all as to where we wished to go next, ie to the turtle nesting area, to look for mantas, to the reef sharks etc. The crew gave relevant & informative talks about the marine life, safety aspects & nature of the cruise and we also asked many individual questions of them which they were always happy to answer. I would definitely recommend the Marine Ecotour cruise to everyone.

Visited July 2013
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“Excellent whale shark experience”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2013

Fantastic crew, nice lunch & awesome snorkelling. We got in about 4x with whale shark for a total of about 25 mins, as well as fantastic reef snorkelling. We were not crammed in the water, groups were small so felt like you were swimming alone. My husband & I took our 7, 5 & 2 year old daughters & we all had a brilliant day. Thanks to amazing crew - Kate, Charlotte & Prue!

Visited June 2013
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““Unforgettable, Awesome, you take your pick “”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2013

Words do not do justice to this trip of a lifetime. We were still smiling 2 days later.
From start to finish everything was great and nothing was too much trouble for the friendly and informative staff.
A warm up snorkel saw us with a myriad of colourful fish, a 2 metre tawny nurse shark followed by a stingray, seen from a safe distance.
The Whale shark lived up to expectations and you quickly get used to the adrenalin rush.
When we were back on board for a lunch, we sailed passed humpback whales, dolphins and minke whale. The final Snorkel was with turtles and small sharks. We all arrived back happy and contented. Well done guys!

Visited June 2013
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Brisbane, Australia
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“Coral Bay Ecotours whale sharks”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2013

These guys are fantastic. I could not snorkel confidently to start with but the crew helped na dwe had a very good chance to do some snorkelling while at Ningaloo reef. By the time we snorkelled with the whale sharks, it was easy! I really enjoyed swimming with the whal sharks. The food was great as well and theit was great that the boat stopped to view dolphins as well!

Visited June 2013
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Sydney, Australia
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“Great Snorkelling”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2013

Really pleaseant guides. Great snorkelling on the Ningaloo Reef. Weather wasn't kind to us but guides were flexible to keep us as comfortable as possible. Morning or afternoon tea provided.

Visited May 2013
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