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Humpback Whale Swim & Catamaran Cruise

Swim with Humpback Whales at Ningaloo Reef on this day cruise onboard a luxurious sailing catamaran from Exmouth! Operates between Aug - Oct.
Humpback Whale Swim & Catamaran Cruise

Highlights

  • In water experience with Humpback Whales

  • Operates August, September and October

  • Snorkelling on the Ningaloo Reef

  • Morning Tea, Buffet Lunch & Afternoon Tea

  • Quality snorkel equipment included

  • Professional and experienced crew on board

Experience a magical swimming encounter in the Ningaloo Reef with Humpback Whales from Exmouth. This tour is the first ever to operate in Western Australia with only a few other location in Australia offering this experience!

Guests will spend the day aboard the luxurious sailing catamaran which has viewing platforms to spot these gentle creatures. A spotter plane directs the captain to areas where the pods of whales can be found throughout the day. In small groups of 5, swimmers will enter the water for a once in a lifetime experience. In the afternoon enjoy snorkelling, kayaking and stand up paddle boarding at Ningaloo Reef.

The boat has been designed with 360 degree views and viewing platforms so that observers can enjoy up close views of the Humpback Whales on board the luxury sailing catamaran. Morning tea, buffet lunch and afternoon tea are included in the tour as well as free professional photos and a complimentary wine and fruit platter in the afternoon.

For a once in a lifetime experience book your Ningaloo Reef Humpback Whale Swim online today! This tour only runs in August, September and October.

More info

Inclusions

  • 8 Hour Humpback Whale Swim on a Sailing Catamaran operating August, September and October
  • Complimentary return bus transfers from your accommodation in Exmouth
  • Professional and experienced crew on board and supporting you in the water as much as you need
  • Spotter aircraft to ensure best possible opportunity of sighting and swimming with Whale Sharks
  • In water experience with the Humpback Whales and close up views for Observers
  • Snorkelling on the Ningaloo Reef
  • Snorkel equipment including mask, snorkel, fins of all sizes and wetsuits
  • Flotation aids and life jackets available on board if required
  • Marine specialists onboard to answer all your questions and guide you
  • Stand up paddle boards and kayaks for use in afternoon snorkel (weather and time permitting)
  • Morning Tea, Buffet Lunch and Afternoon Tea provided (caters for dietary requirements)
  • Sunscreen, water, dry area for your belongings and shade on board
  • Celebratory glass of sparkling wine
  • Complimentary gift pack per group booking
  • Whale Shark Swimmer Certificate
  • All government fees and charges included in the price
  • Complimentary Professional Photography Package of the day

Highlights

  • Humpback Whale experience on-board a very stable, spacious 58ft sailing catamaran, which provides a 360-degree viewing platform and the opportunity to lounge and relax on the comfortable day beds, bow nets and various seating spots
  • Swimming with a Humpback Whale in their natural environment is an extraordinary life changing experience, one not to be taken for granted, and as such is conducted with the utmost respect to the whales
  • Humpback Whales are very inquisitive creatures and it is quite possible they will seek interaction with humans and swim close to us
  • Your small group of 5 and your guide will slide into the water and aim to swim with a majestic Humpback Whale, this is truly a once in a lifetime experience

Seasons

  • This tour only runs in August, September and October

Time

  • Tours depart 8:25am at Tantabiddi Boat Ramp (western side of Exmouth Cape) or you will be picked up earlier from your Exmouth Hotel. Tour returns approximately 4pm

Duration

  • Approximately 8 hours

Hotel Pickup

If you have booked a hotel

  • Prior to completing your purchase, enter your hotel name in the 'Add Booking Notes' section of the shopping cart. Once your booking is confirmed, you will receive a confirmation tour voucher with complete tour operator details. You will be required to contact the tour operator a minimum of 48hrs prior to your day of travel to reconfirm your hotel pick up time

If you have not yet booked a hotel

  • If you have not yet booked a hotel, enter the words 'hotel not known' in the 'Add Booking Notes' section of the shopping cart. Once your booking is confirmed, you will receive a confirmation tour voucher with complete tour operator details. You will be required to contact the tour operator a minimum of 48hrs prior to your day of travel to reconfirm your hotel pick up time

If you do not require a hotel pick up

  • If you do not require a hotel pick up and will be meeting the tour at the tour departure point, enter the words 'not required' in the 'Add Booking Notes' section of the shopping cart. Once your booking is confirmed, you will receive a confirmation tour voucher with complete tour operator details. You will be required to contact the tour operator a minimum of 48hrs prior to your day of travel to reconfirm your tour. Tour departure point is listed above and on your confirmation tour voucher

What To Bring

  • Swimwear
  • Hat
  • Towel
  • Warm clothes for after snorkelling
  • Sea sickness medication (if you feel like you may need it)

Additional Information

  • Maximum of 5 swimmers in each group
  • No age limit! All ages welcome to participate
  • Vessel subject to change without notice
  • Cruise departures are subject to weather conditions
  • If you would to add children, seniors or infants to your booking please contact the operator directly to purchase
  • If you don't get to see a Humpback Whale from under the water while snorkelling the operator will provide you with a 50% off voucher, that can be used on another Humpback Whale Swim Tour valid for the remainder of the current season. This voucher is non transferrable between individual persons or companies

Booking Information

  • Upon completion of purchase, please print the voucher and present on the day of cruise and entry
  • Confirmation in the form of a tour voucher will be received at time of booking
  • For your information, complete Tour Operator Information including contact details is included on your tour voucher

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