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Exmouth Dive & Whalesharks Ningaloo

Outer Reef or Islands Scuba Dive & Snorkel

  • Available from: March 01 2019 - October 31 2019

Duration: Full Day

Type: Groups, Shared.

Interests: Fish & Marine Invertebrates, Marine Mammals, Reptiles & Amphibians.

The Muiron Islands and Ningaloo Marine Park, is regarded as one of the most beautiful underwater wilderness areas in Australia. Upon cruising out across the pristine waters, guests will spend the day exploring different snorkel and dive sights accessible by boat only, with Dolphins, Rays and Turtles all regular encounters.

Snorkellers will be delighted to see colourful tropical fish including Parrotfish, Butterflyfish, Angelfish and Anemonefish amongst the spectacular coral bombies. Three species of turtle, Olive Sea Snakes, Manta Rays, Reef Sharks and surreal Nudibranches are highlights for enthusiasts. Free Nitrox for is available on all dives free of charge, with PADI Courses & Discover Scuba available for any unqualified visitors.

About Exmouth Dive & Whalesharks Ningaloo: As the region’s original eco-tourism operation, Exmouth Dive & Whalesharks Ningaloo is synonymous with experiencing the aquatic treasures of the World Heritage Listed Ningaloo Reef Marine Park. Debbie & Mark Ferguson have been involved taking ecotours around Western Australia for over 20 years, managing the operations of a number of boats in various locations. The team is proud to specialise in small group tours for Whale Shark swims, Humpback Whale swims & watching, scuba diving and snorkelling and is active in numerous conservation projects including Whale Sharks, turtles and Manta Rays.



Tour day-by-day

  • Full Day Experience

    The Muiron Islands & Ningaloo Marine Park is an amazing underwater sanctuary, with this tour providing the opportunity for guests to spend the day exploring different snorkel and dive sights accessible by boat only. On the journey out across the beautiful waters, guests should be on the lookout for Bottlenose, Australian Humpback and Common Dolphins, Dugongs, Humpback Whales (during June to November) and Whale Sharks (boat viewing only from March to August). 

    On sighting the numerous Manta Rays or Turtles in the area, guests will have the opportunity to swim with these amazing creatures while receiving fascinating commentary from the on-board marine biologists. With 300 coral species, 650 different molluscs, and around 500 species of fish in the region, it is a snorkellers delight with popular fish sightings ranging from Parrotfish, Butterflyfish, Angelfish, Damselfish, Cardinalfish, Scissor Tails, Flutemouths Wrasse, to larger fish such as Groper, Coral Trout, Basslets, Cod and Trevally. 

    The Muiron Islands is home to a stunning array of colourful soft corals including Gorgonian Fans, sponges such as Callyspongia, Golf Ball Sponge, Mushroom Leather Coral and different species of tree coral. This tour includes reef snorkels at different sites, equipment, snacks and a buffet lunch. Our qualified Divemasters and Instructors can teach you how to snorkel, even if you have never snorkelled in the open ocean before.

    Exmouth Dive & Whalesharks Ningaloo offers adventures for divers of all experience levels, across a wide variety of sites. A full day of scuba exploring the amazing underwater world at Ningaloo will cover two different dive sites, selected according to conditions, to enable guests to experience the biodiversity of the region. Turtles, Sea Snakes, Manta Rays, Wobbegongs, sea fans, soft corals, Moray Eels, Batfish, Whitetip Reef Sharks, Nudibranchs and abundant colourful reef fish provide an endless feast for the senses.

    If divers venture to the Muiron Islands area, they are likely encounter friendly Potato Cod, turtles, sharks, thousands of fish, Anemones and Clownfish, Batfish, Stingrays and much more. Manta Rays, Dugongs, Humpback Whales and dolphins are seen at different times of the year as well.

    Free Nitrox for is available on all dives free of charge, with PADI Courses & Discover Scuba available for any unqualified visitors. Enriched Air Nitrox has less Nitrogen in the air supply that reduces risks associated with decompression and may help to reduce fatigue & tiredness after the dives (please note divers are limited to a maximum depth of 33 metres with nitrox).

    Key Details

    Shared Tour Pricing:
    Adult Certified Diver with all equipment hired - $230.00
    Certified Diver with tanks and weights hire - $210.00
    Discover SCUBA Diving (over 14 years of age only) - from $299.00
    Adult Snorkeller - $190.00
    Child Snorkeller (6-16 years old) - $105.00
    Snorkelling Family 2 adults + 2 children - $490.00

    Group Size: Minimum of 6 guests, maximum of 20
    Pick-up and Drop Off Point: Exmouth accommodations
    Pick-up and Drop-off Time: 7:30am returning at approximately 3:30pm.
    Private Boat Charter: Available on Request at additional cost. Please contact us directly with your group size & interests. 
    Languages: German, French, Spanish and Italian private touring is available on request

    Responsible Tourism

    As part of our commitment to sustainability we have also sought independent verification of our practices through the ATAP EcoPlus Accreditation program. This program is for operators that demonstrate a level of environmental management over and above the requirements of ATAP including managing impact and disturbance on the environment, contributing to conservation and sustainability, establishing environmental risk management strategies, supporting and benefiting the local community and recognition of the cultural & heritage issues of the area. 


    Enquiries & Bookings

    This tour is available to be booked online via the button below. If you have any queries or would like to book a private boat charter, please contact our friendly team via our enquiry form- there are some essential details to help us provide the best options for you. We will be in touch via your preferred contact method.

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    Recent Testimonials

    "Did a snorkling trip to Muiron Island with this group ... very safety aware once fitted out with the gear they gave us a safety talk and explained what to expect ..once on board the boat the skipper also gave us a safety talk .. head counts were done every time we went in and out of the water. The Crew were wonderful nothing ever a problem ..have to give a rap to Jackie she is awesome she was our snorkling guide for the day ..she made sure we were always ok. Great job guys keep up the good work." - Deb, Australia

    "My girlfriend and I booked two tours (Murion island & Humpback Whale swim) with these guys and they really did a great work. The crew was very helpful and nice. We felt safe at all times and saw a lot of the marine life. If we had more time we would do another trip. 100% recommended :)" - Janni, Australia

    "From the moment I got picked up to getting off the boat I was impressed with the professionalism and smoothness of the day. Monica, Kiara (dive guides) and the captain (Mark) showed us the wonders of Ningaloo and we all had an exceptionally fun and exciting day. I highly recommend Exmouth Dive Centre!" - Veronica, Australia

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