Is it a whale or a shark?
Can whale sharks eat me?
What brings the whale sharks to Ningaloo?
· Whale sharks are found in tropical waters around the world. The Leeuwin Current brings the warm tropical waters from the equator southward along the West Australian coast. The current is strongest during March to November. The current is also responsible for upwelling’s, bringing cold nutrient rich water
· The whale sharks annual visit also coincides with the annual mass coral spawn after the full moon in March and April, this provides a rich planktonic ‘soup’ for the whale sharks to feed on
Where do the whale sharks go after Ningaloo?
What is the biggest whale shark ever recorded?
What size whale sharks visit Ningaloo?
What happens if we don’t get to swim with a whale shark?
Are we allowed to touch the whale sharks?
When is the best time to come?
We had a great time, awesome experience, the snorkelling spots were ace, the food was great and the whale sharks are too awesome for words. Thanks!Jade + Chris
Whale sharks are attracted to Ningaloo Reef to feed on planktonic organisms which concentrate on the reef following the mass spawning of over 200 species of coral in March and April.
Snorkeling with a whale shark on Ningaloo Reef is an awesome experience. One of the most unique snorkeling experiences is a whale shark snorkeling tour on Ningaloo Reef with Three Islands Whale Shark Dive. For some tour participants snorkeling alongside a whale shark is a life changing experience. While snorkeling with a whale shark during the tour guests can swim 3 metres from the side of the whale shark and 4 metres from the tail. All snorkeling gear is supplied on the whale shark tour. It is a good idea to have some snorkeling experience but if guests cannot snorkel, staff will give snorkeling lessons. Snorkeling is easy and very relaxing, just breathe through the snorkel. While snorkeling on Ningaloo Reef amazingly colourful tropical fish can be seen swimming amongst the corals. There are many different varieties of fish and corals to see while snorkeling. Three Islands Whale Shark Dive always start the whale shark adventure with a guided snorkeling tour on Ningaloo Reef. The participants can try out their snorkeling gear while snorkeling on the reef. When snorkeling alongside a whale shark it is easy to see the whale shark because it swims just below the surface.
In Australia whale sharks are found on Ningaloo Reef each year between mid-March and mid-August. Ningaloo Reef is in Australiaand it is one of the most unique places to visit in Australia. Each year tourists visit Ningaloo Reef in Australiato swim and snorkel with whale sharks and see the amazing variety of marine life. People who live in Australia can visit Ningaloo Reef to swim with whale sharks. International visitors come to Australia to see the real Australia. Exmouth and Ningaloo Reef in Australia are popular with tourists. This part of Australia is popular because of the incredible diversity of marine life on Ningaloo Reef. In Australia Ningaloo reef is the only place guests can join a whale shark tour to swim and snorkel with whale sharks. Each year the whale sharks visit Ningaloo Reef in Australia. Whale sharks are found in other parts of Australia but Ningaloo is the only place in Australia where whale sharks are found in large numbers at predictable times and are easily accessible to snorkelers. Visit Australia to swim and snorkel with whale sharks on Ningaloo Reef. Australia is in the southern hemisphere. Australia is the best place in the world to live.