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Ningaloo Discovery

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1112 Murat Road, Exmouth, Western Australia 6707, Australia
+61 428 604 794
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USD 229.02*
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Whale Shark Swim by Catamaran in Shoulder Season
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USD 265.83*
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Humpback Whale Interaction Experience from Exmouth on Luxury Sailing Catamaran
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On Ningaloo Discovery's whale shark tours you can snorkel with whale sharks, interact with manta rays, encounter dugongs, turtles, humpback whales, dolphins, amazing colourful tropical fish and coral. These tours run from March - August in the Ningaloo Reef just off Exmouth onboard our luxury sailing catamaran. From August - October we're excited to announce that we’ve been selected operate in the first ever in water Humpback Whale Interaction Tours conducted from the World Heritage Listed Ningaloo Marine Park, from Exmouth. Swimming with a Humpback Whale in their natural environment is an extraordinary experience, one not to be taken for granted, and as such is conducted purely on the whale’s own terms. Humpback Whales are very inquisitive creatures and it is quite possible they will seek interaction with humans and swim close to us. From October - April Charter 1 offer tours and private functions for up to 38 guests around Fremantle, the Swan River, Perth, Carnac and Rottnest onboard a luxurious 12.5m sailing catamaran and comfortable fast 14.5m power vessel. Tours include Champagne Sunset Sails, half and full day Eco/snorkel tours to Carnac and Rottnest Islands, Wildlife interaction (including Sea Lions, Dolphins, Whales and Fur Seals) and live-aboard options.
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1112 Murat Road, Exmouth, Western Australia 6707, Australia
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Reviewed yesterday

This is the second time I have gone out with Ningaloo Discovery because they are fantastic! The staff are amazing and super helpful and full of knowledge about the local area and the creatures that swim around the Ningaloo Reef, the food was amazing, the...More

Thank Naylor78
Reviewed 4 days ago

To swim with a whale shark has been something special we’ve always wanted to do, so while in Exmouth this year we thought we would finally take the opportunity. Firstly we were really impressed with the amazing setup these guys are offering. The super roomy...More

Thank dougy80
NingalooDiscovery, Front Office Manager at Ningaloo Discovery, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Hi dougy80 What an adventure for you all, we couldn't agree more, Whale Sharks are amazing and we love swimming with them too. We are so glad to hear that you loved the Windcheetah sailing catamaran and that your whole experience was awesome. Please enjoy...More

Reviewed 5 days ago

Being an ocean enthusiast and conversationalist I was delighted to come across the crew at Ningaloo Discovery. Their professionalism and knowledge for these magnificent creatures along with all the other sea life that bubbled around us was outstanding. The crew were enthusiastic, accommodating and very...More

Thank Leceile F
NingalooDiscovery, Front Office Manager at Ningaloo Discovery, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Hi Leceile F Thank you for taking the time to leave us such a wonderful review. We are so glad to hear you had such a fantastic day. We really appreciate your comments about our crew, our boat and our tour overall. We hope to...More

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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Was a great day viewing a whale shark out of peak season, BUT we were split into 2 groups on the boat, LOCALS and tourists, all the photos underwater were of the local friends of the vessel owners, all the tourists seemed to be forgotten,...More

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NingalooDiscovery, Owner at Ningaloo Discovery, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Thanks for your time in reviewing your experience with us. I am disappointed you had a less than amazing end to your day. I was onboard the day of your tour and there were 4 people that live in Exmouth that had also booked places...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

We were lucky enough to add this to our list of amazing experiences during our whirlwind honeymoon trip to Tokyo/OZ/NZ/HK in April 2017. We met with a good long time Australian friend who arranged the 4 day trip to Exmouth, and Whaleshark swim on her...More

Thank Ali0404
NingalooDiscovery, Front Office Manager at Ningaloo Discovery, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Hi Ali0404 So glad to hear you had a fanatic time out with us, thank you for choosing Ningaloo Discovery. What an awesome experience to have on your honeymoon!! We appreciate your acknowledgement of our care and commitment to ensuring the marine life is not...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

We were on the whale shark tour on 7 Sept and not only had multiple swims with a whale shark but, also, a lucky encounter with a humpback and calf who chose to investigate us. The diving and boat crew were amazing. they come highly...More

Thank John B
NingalooDiscovery, Front Office Manager at Ningaloo Discovery, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Hi John B Thank you for an awesome review, what a fantastic day on the water! A whale shark out of season and humpback whales!!! We hope to see you and all your friends and family on more adventure with us. Safe Travels The Ningaloo...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Where do I start! We had the best day from the get go. A very professional and approachable team with a broad knowledge of marine life and Exmouth. I think something to mention (which was a little luxury on top of the days adventure) was...More

Thank Kayla H
NingalooDiscovery, Front Office Manager at Ningaloo Discovery, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Hi Kayla H We are so glad you had an amazing day!! We love everything about our tours and its so nice to hear that you do too. We very much hope to see you again with all your family and friends and we also...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

We were on the tour on Sep 7th as a family of 5 (3 kids 11 and under). The tour was extremely well organised and the hosts looked after us (and especially our kids) sensationally. We were very luck in that a whale and her...More

Thank Altay A
NingalooDiscovery, Front Office Manager at Ningaloo Discovery, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Hi Altay A Thank you for a wonderful review, we are so glad you had such a great time out with us. What an amazing experience to see whales and a whale shark on the same day!! Our crew are amazing and love showing everyone,...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A great day. Swimming with whale sharks was awesome even though we were out of season. All staff were fabulous and all went out of their way to make the day enjoyable for the quests. Boat was very comfortable and roomy. All in all the...More

Thank I112DDjohng
NingalooDiscovery, Office Assistant at Ningaloo Discovery, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi JJ We're glad you had such a good day and thanks for the awesome review! We are also pretty stoked the whale sharks are still around! That's great you liked our catamaran and felt comfortable out on the open ocean with us! Have you...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We took the Eco tour with Ningaloo Discovery on 7 September and had the best day possible. Swam with Whalesharks , had humpbacks swim up to us unannounced a day never to be beaten. The crew were exceptional nothing to much trouble and worked hard...More

Thank cblservices
NingalooDiscovery, Office Assistant at Ningaloo Discovery, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi What an awesome day it was! Whale sharks and hump backs on an Eco Tour is an absolute score! We're so glad you enjoyed the tour as much as we did! Thanks for the lovely review! Come back and visit again soon! Safe Travels...More

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ladynada2013
11 April 2017|
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Response from NingalooDiscovery | Property representative |
Hello. The Whale Shark season does not start until the middle of March so unfortunately January will be too early. If you visit in January it is very quiet but still lots to see. You can go snorkelling, diving, 4 wheel... More
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Liz K
28 May 2016|
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Response from NingalooDiscovery | Property representative |
Hi Liz- thanks for your query. Yes it is often possible to See them Both in one day however usually we don't see many manta rays until later in May. The weather is usually great in April though and so are the Whalesharks.
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Abby441
8 January 2015|
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Smoking is only allowed on private tours and on the rear deck
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