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Ningaloo Reef Kayaking and Snorkeling Tour

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    What to Expect
    Ningaloo Reef has gained an impressive reputation as one of Earth’s last ocean paradises. The reef is approximately 199 miles (320 kilometers) long and is Australia's largest fringing coral reef and the only large reef positioned very close to the mainland. It can range from 492 feet (150 meters) to 9 miles (15 kilometers) offshore and encompasses a massive 1,930 square miles (5,000 square kilometers) of ocean with 500 species of tropical fish and 220 species of coral in all. Ningaloo Reef is famous for swimming with whale sharks, its superb for snorkelling and diving.

    During winter months, the reef is part of the migratory routes for manta rays and humpback whales and it is home to dolphins and dugongs. The beaches of the reef are an important breeding ground of the loggerhead, green and hawksbill turtles. You'll be amazed to see a huge variety of wildlife, both marine and terrestrial. The sheltered lagoons have the clearest turquoise water imaginable. Within the Ningaloo Reef Marine Park there are numerous sanctuary zones, totaling 34% of the total area, all with outstanding natural features and attractions.

    Tour Highlights
    • Travel in your very own double sea kayak, and

    get up close and personal with the amazing wildlife of Ningaloo. Turtles, rays,

    and schools of jumping fish are often spotted from the kayaks. You may also see

    dolphins or dugong (in season).
    • Snorkel amongst the amazing coral and colourful

    fish of Ningaloo Reef, and take the opportunity to snorkel from your kayak (if

    conditions allow) – an experience you won’t soon forget!
    • Pull up on beautiful sandy beaches for a

    delicious morning tea and lunch, all freshly prepared by your guide
    • Enjoy commentary on the history, culture and

    natural wonders of the local area on the drive to our kayak launching spot on

    the day

    Double sit-inside sea kayaks with rudders, paddles, life jackets, long sleeve sun shirts, sun hats, dry bags for valuables, morning tea, lunch, snorkeling gear, snacks and transport is provided. You will need to bring drinking water, sunscreen, bathers/boardies, camera, towel, thongs/sandals.
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    Important Information
    Departure Point
    Exmouth hotels
    Departure Time
    8:00 AM
    Return Details
    Returns to original departure point at approximately 4pm
    • National Park fees
    • Lunch
    • Coffee and/or Tea
    • Local guide
    • Hotel pickup and drop-off
    • Use of kayak and snorkel equipment
    • Entry/Admission - Ningaloo Reef
    • Alcoholic drinks
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    Additional Info
    • Confirmation will be received within 48 hours of booking, subject to availability
    • Please advise the name of your Exmouth hotel so that the supplier can determine the closest pick up location and time for you
    • Children must be accompanied by an adult
    • Please advise any specific dietary requirements at time of booking
    • Please note that there is an individual weight limit of 110kgs for our kayaks
    • Please advise us of your Australian mobile phone number and email address when possible for communication purposes prior to the tour. Only Telstra or Optus mobile phones have reception in Exmouth.
    • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
    • This experience requires a minimum number of travelers. If it’s canceled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund
    Cancellation Policy
    For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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    Reviewed July 4, 2019

    We had a fantastic day snorkelling and Kayaking. Our guide Neri was wonderful. She was informative and friendly giving the perfect amount of support and guidance. She was able to cater to all abilities. The places that she took us to were wonderful and gave...More

    Date of experience: July 2019
    Thank William N
    Neri_Exmouth, Manager at Exmouth Adventure Co, responded to this reviewResponded August 13, 2019

    Thanks William N, it's always a pleasure to share our backyard with others. So glad that you enjoyed the day :-)

    Reviewed July 2, 2019 via mobile

    The entire day was faultless.Our tour guide did everything he could to make it a great experience.Knowledge was excellent plus very efficient getting our gear organised for people .Catered to all levels of experience.Fekt very safe with him guiding us.

    Date of experience: July 2019
    Thank christiney859
    Neri_Exmouth, Manager at Exmouth Adventure Co, responded to this reviewResponded August 13, 2019

    Thanks for the review christiney859! Safety is always a priority for us on our tours, and we're glad that you had such an enjoyable experience on the Ningaloo Reef.

    Reviewed July 2, 2019

    So fortunate to have had the time to fit this day in kayaking on the reef. For anyone wanting a truly interactive day with so many of Ningaloo's resident marine life, pick this kayak trip. When asking guide Elijah whether everyone gets to see what...More

    Date of experience: July 2019
    Thank DebsFlow
    Neri_Exmouth, Manager at Exmouth Adventure Co, responded to this reviewResponded August 13, 2019

    Awesome DebsFlow, it sounds like a great day! We think sea kayaking is a really great way to immerse yourself in the magic of Ningaloo, glad that you agree :-)

    Reviewed June 3, 2019

    The day was perfect, but Neri, our guide really made the trip special. She was competent, confident & pleasant, able to interact with all skill levels and different personalities. The equipment was in good shape, morning tea & lunch on the beach tasty. We saw...More

    Date of experience: May 2019
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    Neri_Exmouth, Manager at Exmouth Adventure Co, responded to this reviewResponded August 13, 2019

    Thanks Linda G, so glad you enjoyed our day out exploring Ningaloo by sea kayak, the wildlife is definitely the star of the show :-) Thanks for the review!

    Reviewed May 31, 2019 via mobile

    This is a top experience.Elijah was a great guide sharing interesting information about the area and good conversation and interest in a wide range to things.Nice fresh food snacks and lunch.Gear was in good condition and they provided everything.The highlight was driving off the kayaks...More

    Date of experience: May 2019
    Thank Suzysea
    Neri_Exmouth, Manager at Exmouth Adventure Co, responded to this reviewResponded August 13, 2019

    Thanks Suzysea, yes snorkelling from the kayaks is such a fun experience, and it's not THAT hard to get back in ;-) Really glad that you enjoyed your experience with us.

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    Gayle C
    May 16, 2018|
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    Response from Gayle C |
    Thanks! We were actually cruising into Exmouth, but Azamara changed the itinerary on us. Not too happy about that. We'll have to get there another way.
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