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Ningaloo Whaleshark Swim

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Ningaloo Whaleshark Swim
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“whaleshark swim”(40 reviews)
“humpback whales”(66 reviews)
Experience wonder with us! Each day we have the privilege of taking guests from all over the world out to swim with the amazing whalesharks, and or humpback whales and or mant rays, and experience the marine wonderland that is the Ningaloo Reef. We...more
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31 Maidstone Cres | Shop 4, Exmouth, Western Australia 6707, Australia
+61 8 9949 4777
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All reviews spotter plane whaleshark swim humpback whales these guys amazing experience photo package bucket list fish once in a lifetime end of the day other companies from start to finish special mention making sure marine life highly recommend this company food was great
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Reviewed October 18, 2018

It is truly amazing how this company gets you in the water with huge whalesharks (and humpback whales) without baiting or negatively affecting the animals. Their spotter plane guides the boat in front of the path of nearby whalesharks and drops off the snorkelers. Directed...More

Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank AdventuresInAviators
Reviewed October 10, 2018

Such a great time! I spent 2 months in Exmouth recently completing some research for my PhD. Ningaloo Whale Shark Swim were very supportive of this and they allowed me to come on board with them multiple times to conduct my uni research. Their generosity...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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NingalooWhalesharks, Owner at Ningaloo Whaleshark Swim, responded to this reviewResponded October 12, 2018

Thank you for your very kind words - the crew are simply the best I have had the privilege of working with over the last 15 years. And our very best wishes for your research too - if we can help further with this just...More

Reviewed October 7, 2018

Had an awesome trip out with Ningaloo Whaleshark Swim right at the end of the season (October). We went with a group of friends who all had kids and we all had lots of time to swim with humpbacks and whale sharks. The crew were...More

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank holidaycritic73
Reviewed October 5, 2018 via mobile

One of our highlights was to swim with a whaleshark! In addition we got even a humpy on our tour to swim with, kind of an additional gift :-). It’s been amazing to be out there in the ocean with these wonderful animals. The team...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed October 4, 2018 via mobile

It took me 3 years to finally live this great experience. The staff & provisions were professional & fun. The environment safe so that even children can be catered for. This venue looks after singles, groups & families. I went solo & didn't feel isolated...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed October 2, 2018 via mobile

It was absolutely fantastic. The crew was really great, did everything to make us feel good. Were twice in the water with the waleshark. Food was very good. Thanks to the whole crew. Absolutely perfect. Gladly again.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank R1950WRbrunog
Reviewed October 1, 2018

This was a wonderful tour! Lots of snacks, the staff had great personalities, they made sure we all swam with the whales, lunch was good, all equipment provided. We also had some great snorkeling.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank jaimec105
Reviewed September 28, 2018

All I can say from start to finish the day was epic, from the time we were picked up till the boat journey. To all the team on the day thank you, you all were fantastic and could not have been nicer to me and...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed September 28, 2018 via mobile

October 2018 I can’t recommend Ningaloo Whaleshark Swim too highly. The boat and crew are just amazing and they go out of their way to make it a day you never forget. This is our second time with NWS and I can’t believe it was...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed September 27, 2018 via mobile

For someone who gets REALLY seasick I still had a fantastic day with the family swimming with Humpbacks. Scott and Dave picked us up from our hotel and that’s when the fun started. All the crew were great fun and full of interesting stories and...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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November 7, 2018|
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Response from NingalooWhalesharks | Property representative |
thanks for asking:) we start our tours 15th march annually and have managed a swim on our first tour for the last six years. by end of march, likelihood of swimming with a whaleshark >92% based on last five years. and... More
August 3, 2018|
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Response from MeeshellB | Reviewed this property |
Hi there. There is a ladder on the back of the boat. And hand grips. So That’s ok. If the waves are a little rough it makes it harder. The staff are brilliant. They help you in and out so I don’t believe you should be too... More
John T
July 9, 2018|
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Response from MeeshellB | Reviewed this property |
Ours was $410 per person. Absolutely well worth every cent. But if I were you I would check the website. Prices change and they may do group/family rates. They are all similar pricing.