humpback whale interaction tours

Starting august



Did You Know?

The whale sharks encountered at Ningaloo Reef are between 4 and 12 metres in length. A 12 metre whale shark may weigh as much as 11 tonnes with a mouth over a metre wide.

Marine Calendar

View the marine calendar below to find out what you can see throughout the year.



  • Whale Sharks

The Ningaloo Reef Whale Shark season starts in March and runs throught till August.

  • Turtles

Turtles can be seen all year round and can be seen nesting between November and January. Come in February or March and turtles are hatching at this time of year.

  • Coral Spawn

Coral Spawn is seen during March, April and May.

  • Manta Rays

Manta Rays can be seen all year round however, large numbers of mata rays are seen during the months of May through to September.

  • Humpbacks

Humpbacks are typically seen during the months June - October.

  • Dugong's and Dolphins

Dugong's and Dolphins can be seen all year round.


We expected & hoped for whale sharks but the manta rays, humpback whales and delicious salads were something extra.
The team at 3 Islands are to be congratulated for their professionalism & friendliness.
Wallace & Goldsmith families
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