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.
- 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
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.