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Ningaloo Reef Half-Day Snorkeling Bonanza from Glass Bottom Boat
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Ningaloo Reef Half-Day Snorkeling Bonanza from Glass Bottom Boat

By Ningaloo Glass Bottom Boat
Recommended by 100% of travellers
100% of reviewers gave this product a bubble rating of 4 or higher.
About

Ages 4-99, max of 24 per group
Duration: 3–4 hours
Start time: Check availability
Mobile ticket
Meets animal welfare guidelines
Live guide: English
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  • Free transfers to/from Ningaloo Reef on our courtesy A/C bus
  • 2Hr Coral Viewing and Snorkelling from the glass bottom boat
  • Snacks
  • Coffee and/or Tea
What's not included
  • Food and drinks


Start:Multiple pickup locations offered.
  • Tantabiddy Access, North West Cape WA 6707, Australia
    At the top of the boat ramp.
Pickup details
  • A confirmation email will be sent outlining the pickup time and location
Hotel pickup offered
During checkout you will be able to select from the list of included hotels.
    End:This activity ends back at the meeting point.

      • Not wheelchair accessible
      • Stroller accessible
      • Service animals allowed
      If you have questions about accessibility, we’d be happy to help. Just call the number below and reference the product code: 72725P3

      • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
      • Children must be accompanied by an adult
      • Please advise any specific dietary requirements at time of booking
      • Most travellers can participate
      • This experience requires good weather. If it’s cancelled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
      • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 24 travellers

      • For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.

      If you have questions about this tour or need help making your booking, we’d be happy to help. Just call the number below and reference the product code: 72725P3

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      Itinerary
      • You'll start at
        Tantabiddy Access
        Or, you can also get picked up
        See departure details
      • 1
        Ningaloo Glass Bottom Boat
        Stop: 3 hours
        See details
      • 2
        Ningaloo Reef
        Stop: 3 hours
        See details
      • You'll return to the starting point
      About the operator
      Don’t take it from us – here’s what people have to say about this operator:
      • Ningaloo Glass Bottom Boat
        1,192
        Australia
        Joined in November 2010
      • deanrZ4542DX
        0 contributions
        5.0 of 5 bubbles
        An experience in the most amazing water with a very professional crew
        Such an amazing trip out to the Ningaloo reef with a wealth of knowledge and information on the coral and sea life by a marine biologist, the crew made the trip informational with a good sense of humour. Felt extremely safe snorkelling and was very glad we took the trip. $90 each was a lot cheaper than I expected, would highly recommend.
        Written 11 February 2024
      • Likesmifood
        0 contributions
        5.0 of 5 bubbles
        Mind blowing
        Made the long drive from Perth totally worthwhile. Wonderful morning watching the creatures of Ningaloo Reef both from the boat, excellent boat skippering Caitlin, and in the water with mask and snorkel, all provided. An abundance of fish on the reef just like swimming in an aquarium, only 10 times better. Craig provided an insight into the area on our short trip from town to the boat in a air conditioned bus and is clearly passionate about the environment and his boat. Caitlin, a marine biologist makes science interesting and fun bringing an added dimension to a wonderful trip. Thanks guys for a once in a lifetime experience.
        Written 7 February 2024
      • pru2018
        0 contributions
        5.0 of 5 bubbles
        Great tour and snorkelling
        Great tour with Craig and Caitlin. Loved the boat and even more the snorkelling on a fantastic reef. Saw a fabulous Shark Ray. Very enjoyable
        Written 30 January 2024
      • matthO6685PM
        0 contributions
        5.0 of 5 bubbles
        Fantastic snorkelling spot
        Fantastic experience! Full of interesting facts and a great snorkelling spot. Not offering longer tours in January but worth the short trip if you can. Craig and Caitlin were fantastic hosts.
        Written 18 January 2024
      • 511glena
        0 contributions
        5.0 of 5 bubbles
        Most knowledgeable tour in the gulf!
        Having now done both Glass Bottom Boat tours available in Exmouth, I can safely say this is the better experience. The tour guides clearly know the local history and habitat in a way you'd only expect from someone who genuinely loves and cares about the region and wants to share that with others. The price is remarkably good for the experience provided, being collected from our accomodation as opposed to having to meet at a jetty is a huge plus. The reef we went to was comparable in quality to the islands, but only a fraction of the distance. Local knowledge meant we were able to see such a diversity of marine life in a single trip. It even felt convenient with our 10 month old baby which can normally make such experiences challenging. Will do it again!
        Written 9 January 2024
      • clarefD4500LW
        0 contributions
        5.0 of 5 bubbles
        Beautiful reef with great guides.
        Craig and Caitlin were great - so knowledgeable about marine life and they both have a great way of engaging everyone. So much banter and so much fun. We saw the beautiful reef, amazing fish, a sting ray, a tiger stark and mating turtles! A brilliant tour!
        Written 28 December 2023
      • Kenwalker226
        0 contributions
        5.0 of 5 bubbles
        Highlight of our trip to Exmouth.
        Excellent ! A boat trip across the reef with lots to see and with really good information, followed by guided snorkelling to get up close to everything. Caitlin and Rhiannon were terrific guides. We aren’t the most experienced snorkellers and we were very well looked after. A great half day trip. Thoroughly recommended.
        Written 5 December 2023
      • michellemN6703PM
        0 contributions
        5.0 of 5 bubbles
        Snorkel and Glass Bottom Boat
        A fabulous experience. We were well looked after by Tash and Kate in terms of their knowledge and the equipment supplied. Recommended by Michelle
        Written 2 November 2023
      • Denzel F
        0 contributions
        5.0 of 5 bubbles
        Great experience! Must do!!!!!
        We went on a tour and our guide was Gabby and she was exceptionally helpful and had a lot of fun facts for me and the other participants. The scuba diving was absolutely beautiful and the services were amazing!!! Highly recommend!
        Written 1 November 2023
      • 847melb
        0 contributions
        5.0 of 5 bubbles
        Great experience - the kids loved it too!
        The kids wanted to go on a glass bottom boat and boy are we glad we booked with this company. We did the 1 hour tour as we weren't sure how long we could keep the kids interested, luckily our guide Caitlin was brilliant! Not only was she excellent keeping everyone's attention, her knowledge of the area, coral and sea life was next level. I definitely recommend looking them up when up visiting Exmouth.
        Written 28 October 2023
      • 111viviennet
        0 contributions
        5.0 of 5 bubbles
        Highly recommended
        We went on the four hour trip. The two guides were amazing - we got an interesting commentary throughout. (Much better than the snorkelling trip by a different glass bottomed boat company in Coral Bay which had very little information provided.) Recommend highly.
        Written 28 October 2023
      • Curious49572645303
        0 contributions
        5.0 of 5 bubbles
        Snorkeling and Coral view bonanza
        Fabulous experience snorkeling and viewing coral reef with two competent female crew members. Both knowledgeable and experienced marine biologists who provided great insights of the reef as well as the two local sites we visited. Tash pointed out turtles swimming near the Mildura wreck which was a bonus and Caitlin pointed out spectacular coral formations. All in all a great experience exploring the magnificent Ningaloo Reef.
        Written 24 October 2023
      • Carla R
        0 contributions
        5.0 of 5 bubbles
        Memorable morning!
        Totally exceeded expectations, thank you for an amazing half day. Boat and viewing glass panels clean and seating accessible for everybody to get a good chance to see below. Staff were knowledgeable and passionate and I could see they genuinely wanted to do the little things to make people’s trip one to remember. Commentary was interesting and enjoyable to listen to. Willingness to offer and provide assistance to my young children outstanding and comforting to see they have an understanding of young children’s needs. Perfect way to spend a half day while in Exmouth. Totally recommend.
        Written 23 October 2023
      • Quest60208411941
        0 contributions
        5.0 of 5 bubbles
        The best tour in EXMOUTH
        What an amazing trip,we can not thank Tash and Caitlin enough , the information and passion they have on the tour was sensational. Don't bother going somewhere else. This is BEST tour in exmouth. We will be back next season.
        Written 18 October 2023
      • JCS005
        0 contributions
        5.0 of 5 bubbles
        A great trip, fun and informative!
        We had a fantastic time with NGBB. The tour was great fun, informative and brilliant. Caitlin was incredibly knowledgeable and we learnt a lot in such a fun way. Danni's snorkelling assistance was brilliant. We saw turtles and rays and amazing coral. Would highly recommend!!!
        Written 15 October 2023
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      Shannon M
      Perth, Australia3 contributions
      5.0 of 5 bubbles
      Sept 2021 • Couples
      We booked on the 2 spot snorkling tour.
      Caitlyn picked us up from our pick-up station and was a wealth of knowledge for the bus ride out to the boat. Once we arrived we were greeted by Captain Craig
      he is most entertaining ( not at all corny with the dad jokes😂😂 )and extremely knowledgeable on the area ningaloo in particular. Caitlyn was our deckhand on the day and between both of them they made myself and hubby very comfortable and confident it was our first time snorkelling.
      Afternoon tea was delicious coffee was hot. A1 all around.
      We will be back and we will book with Ningaloo Ecology Cruises.
      Thank you so much for enriching our first visit to Exmouth.
      Written 20 September 2021
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      thanks so much for your kind words. We cant wait to take you out again and show you more of Ningaloo
      Written 27 September 2021
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      Diane H
      5 contributions
      5.0 of 5 bubbles
      Nov 2020
      What a wonderful day. The guides made this day fun, informative and interesting. From the moment Shanai picked us up until we returned for the day, we learned so many intereseting facts. It was a bit windy on the day we went, but about 1/2 the boat went in and my husband enjoyed a bit of snorkelling. They went out of their way to make us feel comfortable, safe and entertained. Great value, would go again!
      Written 7 December 2020
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      Elspeth O
      1 contribution
      5.0 of 5 bubbles
      Oct 2021
      This was an amazing experience from start To finish. We were picked up from our accomodation right on time and the bus ride out to the bot ramp was enjoyable as Stacy shared some interesting facts about the history of the area.
      There ws plenty of room on the boat for great viewing from the glass bottom. Katia was so knowledgeable and passionate about the reef and it’s inhabitants and we were lucky to see plenty of wildlife and beautiful coral. The snorkelling experience is one I will be talking about for years and will do again next time I’m in Exmouth as I’ll definitely be back. Thank you to everyone involved.
      Written 17 October 2021
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      Thanks so much for taking the time to drop a line about your experience on our amazing glass bottom boat. We think our snorkel sites showcase the best of Ningaloo
      Written 10 November 2021
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      Colin S
      1 contribution
      5.0 of 5 bubbles
      Apr 2022
      We all had a ball on our glass bottom boat tour. Myself, wife and 2 girls (10, 12) loved this tour and would recommend. Boat is fantastic and saw some amazing sea life through the bottom as well as during our time snorkelling.
      Staff were great, helpful and knowledgeable. I definitely recommend to follow the staff around the snorkelling sights as they will take you to all the really cool spots and make sure you see the best things each site offers.

      All in all a really enjoyable experience
      Written 27 April 2022
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      Thanks for your thorough review. We are so glad you enjoyed our incredible snorkeling along with our amazing staff.
      Written 21 May 2022
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      ptl15
      Perth, Australia7 contributions
      5.0 of 5 bubbles
      June 2022
      Good fun! Emma was a wealth of knowledge and very interesting to talk too. She shared so many Exmouth facts on the bus ride and was happy to answer questions about Exmouth or the marine wildlife. Connor was a very friendly skipper who ensured we were safe and our needs were met re what we hoped to see on our dives. A fun day out.
      Written 18 June 2022
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      Thanks, our snorkeling and glass bottom boat coral viewing tours are hands down the best way to see the reef. With an unobstructed view above the water and the largest glass panels on the reef, theres no better way to experience ningaloo.
      Written 20 July 2022
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      garynichollsgets1
      Perth, Australia13 contributions
      5.0 of 5 bubbles
      Aug 2020
      Was a excellent day from start to finish . I particularly licked the extent of the local knowledge of the area on land reef and local ecology. The bus driver Bec was also great, and gave us some info about the former US marine base and local shipwreck and lighthouse. I highly recommend this tour
      Written 25 August 2020
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      Zoe T
      Perth11 contributions
      5.0 of 5 bubbles
      Jan 2022 • Family
      This is our 7th trip to Exmouth but it was on this amazing tour that we finally saw turtles up close through the glass bottom boat. The snorkelling was incredible and Connor was a friendly, informative and witty host. Caitlin did a great job keeping us safe in the water and spotting the turtle! Will do the tour again next time we're up.
      Written 27 January 2022
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      We love showing off our backyard, with incredible snorkeling, our glass bottom boat tours are the best way to see whats below the surface at Ningaloo
      Written 7 April 2022
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      June M
      10 contributions
      5.0 of 5 bubbles
      Dec 2020 • Couples
      It was so lovely . I have never been snorkeling before and was given the best time ever. I was given a hand and taken out to see the coral and fish Shanay was awesome . It is a time of the year when a lot of the tours have shut down so it was lovely to find such an informative tour Alex the owner was more than helpful.
      Highly reccomend this tour for fun and knowledge .
      Written 14 December 2020
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      Bugo
      Greater Perth, Australia11 contributions
      5.0 of 5 bubbles
      June 2021 • Couples
      We did this tour from Exmouth in June. Craig & his crew were fabulous. During our time aboard we saw humpback whales, manta rays and turtles before anchoring at a sheltered area to snorkel among amazing coral and fish.
      Craig is a very experienced skipper and we thoroughly enjoyed this tour.
      Written 11 July 2021
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      Fabulous crew bounce off fabulous guests! Thanks for the great review we look forward to welcoming you aboard again in the future 😃
      Written 14 July 2021
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      Julia
      Perth, Australia7 contributions
      5.0 of 5 bubbles
      July 2021
      What a great afternoon with these guys - Caitlin (bus driver, tour guide, hostess and marine biologist!) and Craig skipper. Caitlin had a very positive energy and was very knowledgeable about the history of exmouth and the reef. Craig was a great skipper and we got to see some great spots on the reef and also snorkeling. We were offered two snorkeling experiences but it was a bit wild and everyone was happy with one, then more touring of the reef which Craig knows like the back of his hand! He also had some great information and facts to share, he just knew where to find the various fish etc. Caitlin looked after us with some warm and hearty refreshment. thanks guys - great last day for us at Exmouth - nice way to spend 4 hours ++
      Written 8 July 2021
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      Thanks so much for taking the time to review us and we are so glad you enjoyed your time. We really love showing off our home.
      Written 8 July 2021
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