Swimming with a Whale Shark or a Humpback Whale is an unforgettable, once-in-a-lifetime experience. There are a number of operators in the Exmouth area doing a fabulous job of ensuring that your safety and enjoyment are paramount whilst having the experience of a lifetime swimming with the biggest fish in the sea! Whale Shark snorkelling tours are usually available from late March to early August, Humpback Whale swimming tours from August to November. For more info, or to book your experience, check out some of the quality operators below.


Swimming with a whale shark at Exmouth, Ningaloo Reef

Ocean Eco Adventures is a niche, boutique cruise company specialising in marine interaction cruises in the World Heritage listed Ningaloo Reef Marine Park of Western Australia. Priding themselves on first class service all-round, it is their privilege to provide you with the best experience the Ningaloo Reef has to offer and make sure your experience is as relaxing and breathtaking as you dreamed it would be. When you book a Whale Shark Discovery Tour with Ocean Eco Adventures, you can expect a fun, professional, safety conscious and environmentally sustainable world class experience, aboard a fast, modern, well equipped 20m vessel.

An Ocean Eco Adventures Whale Shark Discovery cruise also features an exclusive spotter aircraft to search the reef for Whale Sharks. One Microlight Aircraft is dedicated solely to their vessel to maximize your time swimming with the Whale Sharks.

A qualified snorkel guide accompanies each group, whilst a company photographer takes photos of the Whale Shark swim and other marine life sited throughout the day.

For more info, you can check out the Ocean Eco Adventures website here, or book your experience by clicking on the button below.


Swim or snorkel with Whale sharks in Exmouth, Ningaloo Reef. A girl swims with a Whale shark on tour with Kings Ningaloo Reef in clear blue water

The team at Kings Ningaloo Reef Tours believe your experience swimming in the crystal clear waters of the Ningaloo Coast World Heritage Area should be relaxing, memorable and above all, enjoyable. They take that extra step in making sure your day is exactly that, and guarantee our tours to be second to none, always. Kings caters for swimmers of all abilities, from your kids to your grandparents, their friendly and experienced crew are always on hand to assist and enhance your snorkelling adventure.

From April to July, Kings invite you to join them on the Ningaloo Reef for a once in a lifetime experience ‘Swim with Whale sharks in Exmouth’, one of the most majestic creatures in the vast Indian Ocean off the WA coast.

From May to September, you’ll also get the chance to snorkel with the ballerinas of the seas, Manta Rays.

From June til September/October the Humpback Whales will make their migration along our coastline and for those on our Whale shark Humpback Whale Eco Tours from the 1st August – September the opportunity to swim with them is available with Kings Ningaloo Reef Tours.

Kings boasts a 20-metre vessel, The Magellan, which is considered to be one of the biggest and best charter boats operating on the Ningaloo Reef via Exmouth. The Magellan is comfortable with a spacious shaded deck, low marlin board with stairs for entering and exiting the water, and environmentally friendly facilities.



Book a stay on your own private island, experience outback hospitality on a station stay, or explore the ancient landscape of Karijini National Park....find the perfect complement to your visit to Exmouth and Ningaloo Reef with the following experiences.  


Wilderness Island, eco retreat, island retreat, Exmouth Gulf, fishing, private island, glamping, wilderness camping, Exmouth Adventure Co, Ningaloo reef, Western Australia, Our Partners

If it’s a unique wilderness experience with a touch of bush luxury you are after, then Wilderness Island is for you. This island paradise is perfectly positioned in the untouched wilderness that makes up the Eastern side of the Exmouth Gulf. The pristine waters host an unimaginable variety of marine life including whales, dugongs, manta rays, turtles, dolphins and is one of Australia’s premier fishing destinations.


Bullara Station, station stay, outback experience, farm stay, Ningaloo Reef, accommodation, Exmouth, Western Australia, Exmouth Adventure Co, Our Partners

Experience the adventures of the outback in style and comfort at Bullara Station Stay, with accommodation and camping facilities close to Exmouth. Bullara offers a range of accommodation options, as well as a fabulous campground in a spacious bush setting, suitable for caravan and camping. Relax and unwind from the stresses of every day, enjoy life on a working cattle station and experience rural Australia at its best.


The Flying Sandgroper, Ningaloo Reef, Karijini, Exmouth Adventure Co, Western Australia, Our Partners

The team at The Flying Sandgroper offer a great way to experience the North West of Western Australia. Offering adventure tours and travel, focussing on exploring stunning Karijini National Park and it's stunning gorges, waterholes, waterfalls, and ancient culture. The Flying Sandgroper are West Australian owned and operated and the best way to mix adventure, nature and culture in this most beautiful part of the WA Outback.

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24 Pelias St
PO Box 796
Exmouth WA, 6707

+61 (0)477 685 123



Office open Monday - Sunday

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7 Days

After hours HIRE drop off is available at no extra charge