Whale Sharks

Swimming with whale sharks is a surreal adventure and bucket list snorkel you can have on Ningaloo Reef in Western Australia. In the open ocean, these colossal yet gentle filter feeders glide majestically, creating an awe-inspiring spectacle. The whale sharks are on Ningaloo Reef from April to August.

The sheer enormity of their presence and the placid nature of these giants makes the experience both exhilarating and humbling, Watching their giant shape appear from the blue is a moment you won’t soon forget.

Whale Shark on Ningaloo Reef

Fun Whale Shark Facts

Swimming with whale sharks is on the bucket list for lots of travellers. These placid, enormous fish are a spectacular sight, seeing them swim towards you out of the blue is a breathtaking experience. Despite them being regular visitors to Australian waters – especially on Ningaloo Reef, relatively little is …
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9 Common Questions about Swimming with Whale Sharks

One of the most popular experiences on a nature lover’s bucket list is swimming with whale sharks. It is an incredible experience; one we have been lucky enough to have. Friends often ask us about it, so we have put together a quick guide to answer the most common questions …

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