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Ningaloo Humpback Whale Swim on a Sailing Catamaran

Ningaloo Discovery

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Ningaloo Discovery offers a Humpback Whale experience on-board the 60ft sailing catamaran, Windcheetah. With our spotter plane, our pilot will find us pods of whales and other marine life. Swimming with a Humpback Whale is an extraordinary experience, not to be taken for granted, and is conducted with the utmost respect to the whales. Ningaloo Discovery will do absolutely everything possible to have guests swimming with a Humpback Whale! The Ningaloo Discovery crew are very experience in reading the whales behaviour and interaction viability. Your small group of 7 and your guide will slide into the water and aim to swim with a majestic Humpback Whale, this is truly a life changing experience. You will experience warm friendly staff, fun activities, delicious food and memories to last a lifetime from the minute we pick you up to the moment we say goodbye. Our priority is making your day the best we possibly can!

About This Deal

Our amazing itinerary for the day:
-From 7:45am, pick up from Exmouth to the Windcheetah catamaran where you will be greeted and fitted with snorkeling gear
-Snorkel in the crystal clear waters of Ningaloo Reef at one of our snorkel spots in the lagoon. You will see corals and colorful fish, sometimes even turtles and rays! Take this time to ask questions, get snorkeling tips, make sure your gear fits and practice getting on and off the boat before your whale swim.
-Enjoy morning tea as our plane gets searching for Humpback Whales. Once located you will get nice views with the boat to observe these gentle giants as they cruise the reef. The pilot, skipper and crew will asses the whales behavior and then whale swimming guests will be directed to put their snorkel gear on and we will do our best to get you interacting with them in the water! Observers will watch the action from the comfort of the Windcheetah's bow. If these whales are not viable to swim with, our pilot will find us more!
-After you have spent as much time as possible with the Humpback Whales you will enjoy a delicious buffet lunch as we cruise the reef in search of any other wildlife. Manta Rays, Dolphins, Whale Sharks, Turtles and anything else that may be around.
-Now you'll head back inside the turquoise blue lagoon and anchor at a new spot on the reef for another snorkel. Weather and time permitting try our Stand Up Paddle Board or Glass Bottom Kayak during the afternoon snorkel for a different view.
-Relax with some afternoon tea and a glass of sparkling wine on our way back to shore.
-The experience lives on as you will be provided access to all the photos of the day taken by our professional photographer free of charge!!!


Full day tour, 7:45am - 4pm with free bus transfers from Exmouth to the boat ramp and return.

Award winning crew on board and supporting you in the water. Interesting information about the area and marine life will keep you entertained

Spotter aircraft to ensure best possible opportunity of sighting and swimming with Humpback Whales

Maximum of 7 swimmers in each group

In water experience with the Humpback Whales and great views for Observers

Snorkeling on the Ningaloo Reef

Quality snorkel equipment including mask, snorkel, fins and wet-suit

Flotation aids available on board

Marine specialists on-board to answer all your questions and guide you

Opportunity to assist with hoisting the sails or relaxing on the bow nets, daybeds or bean bags

Stand up paddle board, kayak and boom net for use in afternoon (weather and time permitting)

Morning Tea, Buffet Lunch and Afternoon Tea provided, we can cater to dietary needs

All government fees and charges included, NO credit card fees!

Complimentary Professional Photography Package of the day.

Additional Information

  • Confirmation will be received within 48 hours of booking, subject to availability
  • Anyone entering the water must have basic swimming ability
  • Please advise of any dietary requirements via email
  • Prescription goggles are available
  • This experience requires a minimum number of travelers. If it’s canceled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Air-conditioned vehicle
  • Lunch - Buffet lunch
  • Light refreshments
  • Use of Snorkelling equipment
  • Glass of champagne
  • Use of stand up paddle boards and glass-bottom kayaks
  • Gift bag
  • Professional photo package of the day

  • NIL

Departure Point
We must be advised via email of accommodation location in order to arrange pick up.

Departure Time
7:30 AM

8 hours

Return Details
Your Exmouth Accomodation

Voucher Info
You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.

The tour identified in this promotion is made available through Viator. Groupon is not affiliated with or sponsored by the Ningaloo Discovery in connection with this deal. Please contact Groupon customer service for all inquiries related to this offer. Inquiries placed to Viator will be directed back to Groupon.

This offer is not eligible for promo codes.

Need To Know

7-day cancellation rights do not apply; no refunds or exchanges permitted. Voucher valid only for date and time listed; may not be exchanged or redeemed for other dates. Purchaser name and phone number must be provided at checkout; this information will be shared with Viator and the tour operator for purposes of order fulfillment. Groupon promo codes may not be used for this offer. Groupon voucher Terms of Sale do not apply. See the tour operators terms and conditions for this offer here.