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Ningaloo Reef Whale Shark Snorkeling Adventure from Exmouth

  • Explore the coastal area with a guide: whale sharks can be elusive
  • Don’t worry about packing a lunch, it’s included along with tea, snacks, and refreshments
  • No need to rent extra equipment: make use of masks, snorkels, fins, wet suits, stinger suits, and flotation aids
Ningaloo Reef Whale Shark Snorkeling Adventure from Exmouth
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Includes the opportunity to swim with whale sharks
Observer Tour
This tour is for those that still want to enjoy the Ningaloo Reef and perhaps snorkel on the reef or with Manta Ray's but do not wish to swim with a Whale shark.
Western Australia’s World Heritage-listed Ningaloo Coast has some of the world’s most beautiful reefs swarming with marine life. With this tour, skip generic snorkeling outings and head straight for the elusive whale sharks. Swim with the gentle giants as they make their way along the country’s west coast during their annual migration during the period from March to August.
What to Expect
Your whale shark adventure begins at approximately 7.30am with pickup from your accommodation in Exmouth by air-conditioned bus. Travel by road for approximately 30-minutes to to Tantabiddi Boat Ramp where your boat and crew await.

By 9am you'll be snorkeling on the beautiful Ningaloo Reef. A spotter plane begins looking for whale sharks and once spotted, your whale shark experience begins with the opportunity of swimming with the gentle giants of the Ningaloo Reef.

Morning tea, afternoon tea and a full buffet lunch are included, as well as refreshments throughout the day. The tour ends with a few more swims on the Ningaloo Reef, before heading back to your accommodation at approximately 4pm. Snorkel gear, wetsuit and floating noodles (as required) are all included in the price.

For those who do not want to swim with whale sharks, please select the observer option at the time of booking. You will still have the opportunity to snorkel amongst the other amazing marine life on Ningaloo Reef.
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Reviewed 1 week ago
Wonderful day that realised all our expectations.

Unbelievable sightings of humpbacks & their calves, whale sharks, dugongs & turtles as well as magnificent schools of fish of all shapes & sizes on snorkell drift. Highlight of day was 2 swims with the majestic whale shark. Staff were so helpful, knowledgeable & great...More

Thank Janette P
Deb C, General Manager at Kings Ningaloo Reef Tours Exmouth, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thanks Janette for your review. There is so much happening on the reef at the moment that people are spoilt for choice. I'm glad our helpful crew were on board to make the most of your experience.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile
Awesome WhaleShark tour

Thanks a million for an awesome tour to Jess, Zoe Alannah, Deckhand (d***head!!!) Lee & Skipper Bill! From hundreds of Spinner dolphins, Turtles, Humpback Whales and the Piece De Resistance The Whale Shark. It was an amazing experience and the professionalism of the crew was...More

Thank Christaoc
Deb C, General Manager at Kings Ningaloo Reef Tours Exmouth, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you Christaoc for your review. You certainly can get one of Alanah's YEAH BABY's. I'm sure Leith will never live that slip up down. So happy that you had an enjoyable day out with our crew and on the Ningaloo Reef.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Best day spent out on the Magellan swimming with whale sharks

Best day out in Exmouth, Alana & Kelsie picked us up at 7.20am then out to Tantabiidi boat ramp to board the Magellan for our days cruise. Dane the skipper made some real great calls - visibility inside the reef no good for snorkeling so...More

1  Thank sbiggs10
Deb C, General Manager at Kings Ningaloo Reef Tours Exmouth, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for your review sbiggs10. Seeing Orcas on the Ningaloo Reef really is a treat. So happy to read that you had a wonderful day.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We specifically went to Exmouth to swim with Kings Reef Tours Exmouth. This did not disappoint at all. Exmouth is a little out of the way, but this excursion was awesome. From the time Jess and Kelcy picked us up at our location, until the...More

Thank Michael W
Deb C, General Manager at Kings Ningaloo Reef Tours Exmouth, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for your review Michael W and thank you for choosing Kings Ningaloo Reef Tours for your Whale shark experience.

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
What a day swimming with Whale Sharks excellent

What a fantastic day with Kings Ningaloo Reef Whale Shark Tour - best ever. There was so much to see, an absolutely picture perfect day.

Thank geoffevans810
Deb C, General Manager at Kings Ningaloo Reef Tours Exmouth, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you geoffevans810 for taking the time to complete a review. So happy to read that you enjoyed your day, I hope you enjoy your complimentary photos as a momento of your picture perfect day.

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Marina B
July 15, 2018|
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Response from Patricia1209 | Reviewed this property |
Whale sharks generally start appearing in April. I guess the best idea would be to contact the company. They would be able to give you more specific details.
July 11, 2018|
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Response from wellyboot001 | Reviewed this property |
Yes. Took 11 and 5 year old. The 11 year old thought it was the best day of his life and participate in everything. The 5 year old had a snorkel but chickened our at the Whale Shark swim. She spotted them from the boat. My... More
June 21, 2018|
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Response from Jovyyyl | Reviewed this property |
I think definitely will get to witness the gorgeous of the whale shark by following the tour. Especially now is the whale shark migratiing season to Exmouth. The good point for booking this tour if on the day itself there is... More