1 Day Ningaloo Whale Shark Swim on a Sailing Catamaranfrom Exmouth

Adults from $398

You are invited to join us for a once in a lifetime experience on the beautiful World Heritage listed Ningaloo Reef, just off Exmouth.

Ningaloo Whale Shark is an award-winning, eco-certified operator licensed to manage Whale Shark Swim Tours on the Beautiful Ningaloo Reef, Exmouth Western Australia! 

Swimming with a Whale Shark is a memorable once in a lifetime encounter that people come from all over the world to do. It is something on everyone's bucket list! Whale Sharks are the largest fish in the world growing up to a possible 18m long! Ningaloo Reef plays host to these wondrous animals every year from March till the end of July, it is the only place in the world where they gather so predictably and in such large numbers.

Whale Sharks are totally harmless to humans as they are filter feeders, feasting on plankton and other microscopic organisms. Here at Ningaloo Reef, we are so lucky to be able to enter the water with them on a daily basis and swim alongside as they cruise the reef. Swimming with a Whale Shark in their natural environment is an exceptional life-changing experience, one not to be taken for granted, and as such is attended with the utmost respect to the Whale Sharks. The crew will absolutely do everything possible to have guests swimming in the water with a Whale Shark! Whale Shark Swim tours at Exmouth are rated as the worlds best practice. We operate under extremely well-managed guidelines to ensure we can enjoy being in the water with them at minimal impact to the point where it is considered by experts all around the world that we don't actually impact on them at all!

The team are extremely experienced and passionate about interacting with these animals in a wonderful, respectful way and we want you to join us! This tour offers guests a Whale Shark experience onboard a very stable, spacious 60ft sailing catamaran, which provides a 360-degree viewing platform and the opportunity to lounge and relax on the comfortable day beds, bow nets and various seating spots while soaking up and enjoying the beauty of the Ningaloo Marine Park and all the amazing wildlife we may encounter. With the use of our very own spotter plane, our pilot will direct us to Whale Sharks and any other marine life spotted from above.

Your small group of 10 will enter the waters of Ningaloo Reef and swim with a Whale Shark. You will be in awe as you immerse yourself in this truly extraordinary experience.

Guests who book on as "Observers" are welcome to participate in all itinerary activities except for entering the water with a Whale Shark.

You will experience warm friendly staff, fun activities, delicious food and memories to last a lifetime from the minute we pick you up to the moment we say goodbye. Our priority is making your day the best we possibly can!

So what are you waiting for? Book now and get swimming with a Whale Shark ticked off your bucket list!!!

**Please note that you must have basic swimming ability to participate in water activities.

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Departures: August to October

  Start Finish Duration
1 Day Ningaloo Whale Shark Swim on a Sailing Catamaran 8:00am 4:00pm 8


Ticket Details Off-peak Peak
Adults Observers (Non-Swimmers) $289 $289
Swimmers $398 $410
Children (4-16 yrs) Swimmers $279 $285
Concession Swimmers - *Seniors $359 $379
Family (2+2) Swimmers $1195 $1295


Book your Extras now so you don't miss out!

Hotel Transfers Pick-up at Learmonth Airport $65 per person



Group Size: 20ppl max

  • Sailing Catamaran - 60ft.


  • Courtesy Pick-up from Accommodation
  • Snorkeling Gear
  • Wetsuit Hire
  • Flotation aids and life jackets available on board
  • Experienced Tour Guide
  • Morning Tea
  • Buffet Lunch
  • Afternoon Tea
  • All government fees and charges
  • Paddle Boards or a Glass Bottom Kayak (weather and time permitting)
  • Complimentary Professional Photography Package of the day. Thats right, ALL THE PHOTOS FOR FREE!

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The below itinerary can change due to tides and weather.

Day 1

Learmonth Airport


Pickup at Learmonth Airport (Extra Cost)

Exmouth Accommodation


Pick-up from Exmouth accommodation

Tantabiddi Boat Ramp

Departs Tantabiddi Boat Ramp on the western side of Exmouth Cape, right in the middle of where the Whale Sharks and Humpback Whales congregate around Ningaloo Reef

Morning Tea

Enjoy morning tea as our plane gets searching for Whale Sharks

Ningaloo Reef

Immerse yourself in the crystal clear waters of Ningaloo Reef at one of our beautiful snorkel spots in the sheltered lagoon, it’s time to swim with a whale shark

Buffet Lunch

After we have spent as much time as possible with a Whale shark, you will enjoy a delicious buffet lunch as we cruise the reef in search of any other wildlife

Ningaloo Reef

Expect Encounters with Manta Rays, Dolphins, Humpback whales, Turtles and anything else that may be around.


Now we head back inside the lagoon where the water is turquoise blue and anchor up at a new special spot on the reef for another snorkel

Stand Up Paddle Boards or a Glass Bottom Kayak

Weather and time permitting try your hand at one of our Stand Up Paddle Boards or a Glass Bottom Kayak during the afternoon snorkel for a different view of the reef

Afternoon Tea

Relax with some refreshing afternoon tea and a glass of sparkling wine on our way back to shore before the crew return you safe and sound and full of smiles back to your accommodation

Exmouth Accommodation

Drop off at Exmouth Accommodation

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