Green Sea Turtle
From: $154 USD
Duration: Full Day
Type: Groups, Shared.
Interests: Fish & Marine Invertebrates, Marine Mammals, Reptiles & Amphibians.
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.
Price per person. Pricing is subject to availability and all prices, itineraries and routings are subject to change without notice. Currency fluctuations may affect prices as quotes based on AUD. Prices are current at time of posting (9/9/2019) and may differ when you book your travel.*
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).
Shared Tour Pricing:
Adult Certified Diver with all equipment hired - $225.00 AUD
Certified Diver with tanks and weights hire - $205.00
Discover SCUBA Diving (over 14 years of age only) - from $300.00
Adult Snorkeller - $195.00
Child Snorkeller (6-16 years old) - $120.00
Snorkelling Family 2 adults + 2 children - $580.00
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 enquire directly with your group size & interests.
Languages: German, French, Spanish and Italian private touring is available on request.
As part of our commitment to sustainability we have also sought independent verification of our practices through the ATAP Ecostar Accreditation program. This program is for operators that demonstrate a level of environmental management over and above the base 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.