Whale Shark Swim and Catamaran Cruise

Fitness level low
Intensity level moderate
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Highlights & inclusions

In water experience with Whale Sharks
Operates March, April, May, June and July
Snorkelling on the Ningaloo Reef
Morning Tea, Buffet Lunch & Afternoon Tea
Quality snorkel equipment included
Professional and experienced crew on board

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Tue, Jun 25, 2024

What you can expect

Swim with Whale Sharks on a luxurious 55ft sailing catamaran WINDCHEETAH exploring the Ningaloo Reef - The only place in Australia where you can swim with whale sharks! This day cruise includes close encounters with a number of marine life including dugongs, sea turtles, dolphins, tropical fish and even manta rays.

Begin the day with complimentary transfers from your accommodation in Exmouth to the boarding point. Knowledgeable and passionate crew will welcome you on board and share information and instruction with you about the marine life that you will encounter. The clear waters off Exmouth are perfect for snorkelling and spotting the Whale Sharks which are only found in the waters from March to July . The day cruise includes a morning tea, buffet lunch, afternoon tea, all snorkel equipment and professional photos of the day.

The boat also carries glass bottom boat kayaks and stand up paddle boards so you can make the most of your day out on the water at this aquatic playground. Finish the day off with a complimentary glass of sparkling wine and a seasonal fruit platter as you relax aboard this luxurious sailing catamaran after a day full of activities and adventure!

Book online to secure your spot to swim with Whale Sharks here! This tour only runs in March, April, May, June and July.

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What you need to know

Inclusions
  • 8 Hour Whale Shark Swim Tour operating March, April, May, June and July
  • Complimentary return bus transfers from your accommodation in Exmouth
  • Professional and experienced crew on board and supporting you in the water as much as you need
  • Spotter aircraft to ensure best possible opportunity of sighting and swimming with Whale Sharks
  • In water experiences with a Whale Shark
  • Snorkelling on the Ningaloo Reef
  • Snorkel equipment including mask, snorkel, fins of all sizes and wetsuits
  • Flotation aids and life jackets available on board
  • Marine specialists onboard to answer all your questions and guide you
  • Stand up paddle boards and kayaks for use in afternoon snorkel (weather and time permitting)
  • Morning Tea, Buffet Lunch and Afternoon Tea provided (caters for dietary requirements)
  • Sunscreen, water, dry area for your belongings and shade on board
  • Celebratory glass of sparkling wine
  • Complimentary gift pack per group booking
  • Whale Shark Swimmer Certificate
  • All government fees and charges included in the price
  • Complimentary Professional Photography Package of the day
Highlights
  • Warm up by dropping into one of the most beautiful reefs in the world at our first snorkel site and discover an abundance of coral, tropical fish, turtles and potentially even manta rays or dugongs
  • Get up close and personal to the worlds biggest fish, this is your chance to experience wonder and marvel at the sheer size, grace and elegance of the biggest fish in the world
  • Go snorkelling or make use of our Kayaks and Paddle Boards to surrender those last bits of energy you’ve got stored away to this wondrous aquatic playground
  • Kick back and enjoy with a glass of sparkling and a seasonal fruit platter and listen to the sounds of the water against the hull as we make our way back to the mainland
Seasons
  • This tour only runs in March, April, May, June and July
Time
  • Tours depart 7:45am at Tantabiddi Boat Ramp (western side of Exmouth Cape) or you will be picked up earlier from your Exmouth Hotel. Tour returns approximately 4pm
Duration
  • Approximately 8 hours
Hotel Pickup
  • If you have booked a hotel
  • Prior to completing your purchase, enter your hotel name in the 'Add Booking Notes' section of the shopping cart. Once your booking is confirmed, you will receive a confirmation tour voucher with complete tour operator details. You will be required to contact the tour operator a minimum of 48hrs prior to your day of travel to reconfirm your hotel pick up time If you have not yet booked a hotel
  • If you have not yet booked a hotel, enter the words 'hotel not known' in the 'Add Booking Notes' section of the shopping cart. Once your booking is confirmed, you will receive a confirmation tour voucher with complete tour operator details. You will be required to contact the tour operator a minimum of 48hrs prior to your day of travel to reconfirm your hotel pick up time If you do not require a hotel pick up
  • If you do not require a hotel pick up and will be meeting the tour at the tour departure point, enter the words 'not required' in the 'Add Booking Notes' section of the shopping cart. Once your booking is confirmed, you will receive a confirmation tour voucher with complete tour operator details. You will be required to contact the tour operator a minimum of 48hrs prior to your day of travel to reconfirm your tour. Tour departure point is listed above and on your confirmation tour voucher
What To Bring
  • Swimwear
  • Hat
  • Towel
  • Warm clothes for after snorkelling
  • Sea sickness medication (if you feel like you may need it)
Additional Information
  • Minimum 6 pax to run tour
  • Maximum of 10 pax in each group
  • No age limit! All ages welcome to participate
  • Vessel subject to change without notice
  • Cruise departures are subject to weather conditions
  • If you would to add children, seniors or infants to your booking please contact the operator directly to purchase
  • If you don't get to see a Whale Shark from under the water while snorkelling the operator will provide you with a voucher allowing you to return and try again for free! This return voucher will be valid for 2 years! This voucher is subject to availability and non transferrable between individual persons or companies
Booking Information
  • Confirmation in the form of a tour voucher will be received at time of booking
  • Upon completion of purchase, please print the voucher and present on day of the experience
  • Mobile Vouchers are accepted! - Vouchers can also be presented on your mobile device for this attraction
  • Availability was accurate at the time of booking however, is subject to change due to circumstances out of our control
  • For your information, complete Tour Operator Information including contact details is included on your tour voucher
  • We strongly suggest reconfirming your booking with the tour operator within 24 hours of making your booking and prior to making other travel arrangements
From
$545.00AUD
Free cancellation up to 48 hours prior to experience