Three Islands Whale Shark Dive

Tantabiddi Boat Ramp Yardie Creek Rd Exmouth wa 6707

Hours: Phone: 8.00am to 6.00pm Monday to Sunday.

Join the award win­ning team at Three Islands Whale Shark Dive for a day you’ll trea­sure for­ev­er. Explore the aquat­ic won­der­land of Ninga­loo Reef as we spot sea­son­al marine life such as whale sharks, man­ta rays, dol­phins, dugongs, tur­tles, hump­back whales and much more on this fun, infor­ma­tive and safe eco tour. Three Islands oper­ate Whale Shark Adven­ture tours between mid-March and mid-August out of Exmouth on the stun­ning Ninga­loo Reef. Few snorkelling expe­ri­ences com­pare with the thrill of swim­ming along­side the biggest fish in the ocean. From mid-August to mid-Octo­ber, join us for the Ninga­loo Eco-Tour, or the Hump­back Whale Swim Tour until the end of Octo­ber. OUR TOUR INCLUDES EVERY­THING; • Cour­tesy pick up and drop off • Qual­i­ty snorkel gear and equip­ment for adults and chil­dren. Pre­scrip­tion masks • Intro­duc­to­ry snorkel on Ninga­loo Reef, and to fin­ish if time per­mits • Morn­ing tea, deli­cious buf­fet lunch, after­noon tea and refresh­ments • Our own spot­ter plane. Which means more time with the whale sharks • FREE Pho­to pack­age from our expe­ri­enced pho­tog­ra­ph­er • Com­pli­men­ta­ry glass of cham­pagne or beer dur­ing the cruise home • Com­fort­able, sta­ble, well main­tained, spa­cious ves­sels with; cush­ioned seat­ing, mar­lin board and in-water lad­ders • Safe­ty boat ALWAYS in atten­dance while you swim • Extra in-water sup­port if required e.g. bouyan­cy aids, noo­dles, snorkel tuition, even a hand to hold • Chance to swim with man­ta rays if spot­ted • Pro­fes­sion­al and cour­te­ous crew with years of expe­ri­ence in Marine Tourism • All DPaW fees and tax­es includ­ed • And final­ly the most gen­er­ous No Sight­ing Pol­i­cy; free tour, free repeat vouch­er or par­tial refund! This fam­i­ly owned and oper­at­ed com­pa­ny is staffed by pas­sion­ate and pro­fes­sion­al team mem­bers who are ded­i­cat­ed to ensur­ing this unique marine wildlife encounter on Ninga­loo Reef is extreme­ly enjoy­able and total­ly mem­o­rable from begin­ning to end.

Three Islands offers a high qual­i­ty whale shark eco-adven­ture tour. Few expe­ri­ences com­pare with the thrill of swim­ming along­side the biggest fish in the ocean. Though intim­i­dat­ing to most on first gaze, their majes­tic pres­ence soon mes­meris­es every­one who shares this experience. 

Join us on a typ­i­cal whale shark adven­ture with Three Islands… 

Your day starts with the jour­ney to the west side of North West Cape. From the beach you are trans­ferred to Draw Card where you are warm­ly greet­ed and assist­ed on board by our skip­per and the two guid­ing staff. Once on board, the crew are intro­duced, you will be fit­ted with snorkel equip­ment and, before the boat leaves its moor­ings, a ves­sel safe­ty brief­ing is given. 

A short cruise through the lagoon and the marine adven­ture begins with an intro­duc­to­ry snorkel on the World Her­itage list­ed Ninga­loo reef. If required, assis­tance and snorkel tuition can be pro­vid­ed by your guides. A site brief­ing includ­ing safe­ty pro­ce­dures and reef eti­quette is delivered. 

Once back on board the star attrac­tion becomes the focal point. Over morn­ing tea, a whale shark inter­ac­tion brief­ing is giv­en by your guide who explains the code of con­duct. All aspects of what is about to hap­pen is cov­ered. At the con­clu­sion of the brief the ves­sel fires into life and you can feel the antic­i­pa­tion build as we head to the out­er reef wait­ing for the spot­ter plane to noti­fy us that a whale shark has been found. The crew mix­es with and chats to every­one, answer­ing any ques­tions you might have. Then, the radio crack­les and the adven­ture is about to begin. The deck begins to buzz and you try and remem­ber points of the brief­ing while main­tain­ing your com­po­sure. A mix of sheer excite­ment with a hint of appre­hen­sion is vis­i­ble on even the most expe­ri­enced swim­mers faces. 

What am I about to do? I’m jump­ing in the ocean with the worlds biggest fish!? 

As the boat is lined up, what awaits our first group of swimmers? 

Faces down, you see it emerg­ing from the dis­tance with its mas­sive mouth wide open, as it gets clos­er and swims past appre­hen­sion becomes amaze­ment and the excite­ment builds as guests swim along with their own big spot­ty fish. 

The adren­a­lin builds while wait­ing to be picked up, ready to do it again and again. Our expe­ri­enced pho­tog­ra­ph­er is always there cap­tur­ing moments that will long be remem­bered. Once the whale shark inter­ac­tions are over, we head back to the inner reef to con­clude the day with anoth­er reef snorkel on Ningaloo. 

What do our guests take away? An expe­ri­ence of a life­time! Sat­is­fac­tion in the knowl­edge they have sup­port­ed eco-tourism, and wit­nessed some­thing as awe inspir­ing as the whale shark in its own envi­ron­ment in a sus­tain­able man­ner. We also guar­an­tee a good nights sleep after the tour. A day in the warm waters of Ninga­loo swim­ming with the whale sharks and oth­er marine life will leave the fittest guest slight­ly tuck­ered out! 

We believe there’s no oth­er expe­ri­ence like it!

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