Is swimming with whale sharks on your bucket list? Or are you looking for an amazing marine experience? Trust Aussie Marine Adventures for the best whale shark interaction tours on offer.
Is Swimming with Whale Sharks Safe?
The whale shark (Rhincodon Typus) is the biggest fish in the world reaching up to 14 meters or more in length. Luckily, the whale shark is a filter feeder and these gentle giants feed on the tiniest organisms in the sea. You can safely snorkel alongside whale sharks between March and August from the North Western Australian coastal towns of Coral Bay and Exmouth.
Swim with Whale Sharks – the world’s biggest fish! Tours available in Coral Bay or Exmouth (north Western Australia) from March to August.
The biggest known living fish species with the largest confirmed length of 14m, Whale sharks are grey in appearance with a white belly and they have white spots and stripes on their skin which are unique to each individual Whale shark. Whale sharks inhabit all tropical and warm-temperate seas and seasonal feeding aggregations occur at only several coastal sites including the Ningaloo Reef.
The Western Australian coastal towns of Exmouth and Coral Bay, in the Ningaloo Marine Park, are the best places to see Whale Sharks on the west coast. Exmouth is 1200km (750mi) north of Perth and is a regional centre. Daily flights are available from Perth to Learmonth Airport take 2-3 hours. Coral Bay is a small town located 150km (90mi) south of Exmouth, on the Ningaloo Reef.
What’s Included in the Whale Shark Tours Coral Bay and Exmouth?
In addition to swimming with the whale sharks you will spend a full day exploring pristine snorkel sites on the Ningaloo Reef on a luxurious spacious boat with friendly and knowledgeable crew to ensure you receive the very best information.
Spotter planes are used to locate your whale shark and we even guarantee* you will see a whale shark on your whale shark tour! Delicious snacks, drinks and gourmet buffet lunches to suit various dietary requirements available throughout the day. Click on Coral Bay or Exmouth links below for specific details regarding each tour.
- In-water interactions with professional guides
- Full day exploring pristine sites on the Ningaloo Reef
- Spotter planes used to locate your Whale Shark
- Quality snorkeling equipment provided
- Professional photographer on board
- Delicious lunch, snacks and drinks available all day
Book Your Swim with Whale Shark Experience Today
Contact us today to book your unforgettable swimming with whale shark adventure. Get up close and personal with these magnificent marine creatures and experience firsthand the majestic nature of these gentle giants. At Aussie Marine Adventures, we offer a wide range of marine animal interaction experiences, whether you want to go whale watching, swim with Humpback Whales, see Orcas in the wild, or snorkel with dolphins, sea lions or Manta Rays we have the experience for you. Check out our snorkeling, scuba diving and cage diving options as well.
Swimming with Whale Sharks in Coral Bay on the Ningaloo Reef in Western Australia is simply an incredible encounter you will always remember. We use a dedicated spotter plane to guide our vessels to the whale shark enabling us to maximise our success rate.
Duration: 8 Hours (approx.)