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Ningaloo Discovery

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Exmouth, Australia
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About Ningaloo Discovery
On Ningaloo Discovery's tours you can snorkel with whale sharks, interact with manta rays, encounter dugongs, turtles, humpback whales, dolphins, amazing colourful tropical fish and coral. Whale Shark Swim tours run from March - August in the Ningaloo Reef just off Exmouth on-board our beautiful sailing catamaran and our luxury powerboat. From August - October we offer the opportunity to swim with Humpback Whales in their natural environment. Both tours offer an extraordinary experience, one not to be taken for granted, and as such is conducted purely on the animals own terms. Whale sharks and humpback whales can be very inquisitive creatures and it is quite possible they will seek interaction with humans and swim close to us. With the help of our spotter plane, we have the ability to easily find whale sharks, humpback whales and more! Ningaloo Discovery tours are all inclusive of equipment, full catering and a professional photography package of the day!
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Spend a day out on the water and experience the thrill of swimming alongside whale sharks on this guided powerboat tour from Exmouth. You have a much better chance of seeing the sharks than you would independently as the company makes use of spotter planes to find. Besides snorkeling on Ningaloo Reef, and discovering an abundance of coral, tropical fish, turtles, and perhaps even manta rays or dugongs, you can make use of the provided kayaks and paddle boards.
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Alexa H wrote a review Nov 2021
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We went on the Whale Shark Swim tour in shoulder season. It being after the peak whale shark season, we were still hopeful but did not have high hopes to be able to swim with one. Luckily, the team spotted it shortly after we set off and immediately drove the boat towards it! We were so lucky! It was an amazing experience, especially with the amazing team we were with that day - Holly, Chelsea, Steve, Jake and Lily (sorry of I misspelled any of your names!). They were all so knowledgable, patient and helpful. They also made sure everyone was safe throughout the entire experience. Unfortunately. we have very bad sea sickness but the team was so kind and understanding, helping us keep food aside till we felt better and cleaning up our messes (we are so sorry!!!!). It was an amazing experience and we will definitely come back during peak season.
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Date of experience: October 2021
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Response from NingalooDiscovery, Front Office Manager at Ningaloo Discovery
Responded 1 week ago
Hey :) Thanks for the review and yes that's super lucky you got to see a shark so late in the shoulder season. We are really glad you liked the crew and felt well looked after and that you had a good day, despite the sea sickness! Good on you! Kind regards, The Team at Ningaloo Discovery
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Philicity V wrote a review Oct 2021
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Highly recommend going with Ningaloo Discovery tours. They are friendly, helpful and very professional from the moment you phone and make a booking to the very end of your trip. Staff on board makes everyone feel welcome, safe and happy. This was a great experience on the boat and in the water with the most amazing sea live. Ningaloo Discovery tours go out of their way to make dreams come true thanks so much team. Philicity, Ruan and kids.
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Date of experience: October 2021
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Hey! Thanks for the review, and the recommendation! We are so happy you enjoyed your experience with our company from beginning to end! We hope to see you again sometime! Kind regards, The Team at Ningaloo Discovery
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Melissa W wrote a review Oct 2021
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What an amazing day! Not only was the weather perfect but we were able to swim with both hump back whales and a big beautiful whale shark. The staff on board went above and beyond to include our kids 11,7,5 in all activities making sure they were safe and able to experience the thrill of snorkeling with the whale shark. They also catered for kids with food having the good old basic spreads for fussy kids!! Can’t recommend highly enough. The catamaran exceeded my expectations with the ease of moving around with plenty of room for everyone. We went on the 18th October- well after the normal season 😀 The amazing photographs taken on board and under the water are amazing and part of the cost, helping you capture these moments for great memories ❤️
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Date of experience: October 2021
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Responded 1 week ago
Hi Melissa Swimming with both whale sharks and humpbacks is so so lucky! We are stoked we got to provide that for you! Thank you for the awesome review and come back and visit us again one day! Kind regards, The Team at Ningaloo Discovery
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Kristen @bush_banditz wrote a review Oct 2021
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Wow! What an amazing day we had with Ningaloo discovery. The team were amazing super friendly very helpful and the best part they got us in with a whale shark. We cannot thank the team at ningaloo discovery enough for the amazing day they gave us it was so much fun. We are a family of 5 with 3 small kids 6/4/2 and the staff were great with the kids, holly,Daisy and em we cannot thank you enough for how helpful you were with kids making them feel comfortable, safe and entertained for the day. This was a wonderful and magical day that we will never forget. Thank you ningaloo discovery!!!
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Date of experience: October 2021
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Responded 24 Oct 2021
Hey Bushbanditz! Thanks for your awesome review! It was so fun having your gang on tour with us! We are stoked the Ningaloo turned it on for you on the day of your tour and that memories were made! We hope you liked your photos too! Kind regards, The Team at Ningaloo Discovery
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WSL wrote a review Oct 2021
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If you are hesitant to book a whalashark tour in October, give this crew a try. They won't charge the extra $50 unless you get to dive with the whaleshark. Crew is knowledgeable and willing to share. On top of that super friendly and approachable. Highly recommended.
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Date of experience: October 2021
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Response from NingalooDiscovery, Front Office Manager at Ningaloo Discovery
Responded 25 Oct 2021
Hey! Thanks for the great review! We are so glad you liked the catamaran and enjoyed our crew! Thanks for the recommendation too :) Kind regards, The Team at Ningaloo Discovery
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