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Ningaloo Whaleshark Swim

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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
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+61 8 9949 4777
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Reviewed yesterday

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

Thank AdventuresInAviators
Reviewed 1 week ago

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

Thank Freya C
NingalooWhalesharks, Owner at Ningaloo Whaleshark Swim, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

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 1 week ago

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

Thank holidaycritic73
Reviewed 2 weeks ago 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

Thank rela67
Reviewed 2 weeks ago 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

Thank Dream563306
Reviewed 2 weeks ago 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.

Thank Bruno G
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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.

Thank jaimec105
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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

Thank chriz22murphy
Reviewed 3 weeks ago 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

1  Thank ironmandreamer
Reviewed 3 weeks ago 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

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Niki D
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
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John T
July 9, 2018|
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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.
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Samantha K
October 10, 2017|
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Response from MGK1970 | Reviewed this property |
February is too early, late April is the beginning of the season, we swam on the 29th and saw two smaller sharks but they were amazing. Our boat had 20 I think, two teams of 10 and we were in and out 4-5 times over the time... More
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