Enjoy a once in a lifetime experience and swim with the world’s largest fish. Whale sharks, known for their spotted pale yellow/white pattern of spots and stripes, average a length of 9.7 metres and weigh over 9 tonnes. They are filter feeding sharks that feed mainly on plankton, so humans are in no danger interacting with the sharks.
A slow moving, docile creature, reaching up to a speed of 5km an hour, humans can easily jump in and swim alongside to view the grace and beauty of these gentle giants. During April to July tourists can snorkel or scuba dive with the whale sharks in the
from Exmouth. Ningaloo Marine Park
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Join a full day cruise including buffet lunch, use of snorkelling equipment and wetsuits. The best tours offer a spotter plane to assist with sightings, allowing you considerably more time in the water to swim with a whale shark. Other marine life that can be spotted during the tour include turtles, manta rays, fish and coral. It will be an exhilarating experience you will never forget!
For those wanting to make their
holiday unique, stay in the exclusive safari camp of Sal Salis Ningaloo Reef. Hidden in Coral Coast , the property offers coral reef snorkelling just metres offshore. Packages include coach transfers from Exmouth, all meals and select open bar beverages daily. Cape Range National Park
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