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Exmouth is renowned for its white sandy beaches and warm weather all year round with temperatures ranging from 25 to 42 degrees which creates excellent conditions for marine activities.
The 260 kilometre expanse of Ningaloo Reef runs down the western coast of Exmouth Cape. It is a fringing reef and its easy accessibility from the shore is one of its attractions.
The marine park is home to over 220 species of coral and 500 species of fish, together with larger inhabitants such as seasonal whale sharks, humpback whales, dugongs, manta rays, turtles, sail fish, marlin, potato cod and giant groper.
Learmonth Airport is 36 kilometres south of Exmouth and is services daily by Qantas and Skywest Airlines from Perth and once a week during the high season from Broome. Exmouth Bus Charters services a shuttle bus for $25pp and drops off at all Exmouth accommodation. Contact Skywest on 1300 66 00 88 or website www.skywest.com.au
Car hire is a good option if you wish to explore the west coast at your leisure. From Perth attractions such as the Pinnacles, Monkey Mia and the towns of Geraldton and Kalbarri are worth visiting along the way. Many car rentals are available from Perth but please ensure your agreement allows you to take your car north of Carnarvon and offers you unlimited mileage. Most major car hire companies operate from Exmouth - Avis, Budget, Hertz, Europcar and local company Allens.
Ningaloo Caravan & Holiday Resort : www.exmouthresort.com
Potshot Hotel Resort: www.potshotresort.com
Ningaloo Lodge: www.ningaloolodge.com.au
Golden Chain Seabreeze Resort: www.seabreezeresort.com.au
Novotel Ningaloo Resort: www.novotelningaloo.com.au
Sal Salis: www.salsalis.com.au
Lighthouse Caravan Park: www.ningaloolighthouse.com
Yardie Homestead Caravan Park Phone 0899491389
Ningaloo Camper Hire: www.exmouthcamperhire.com.au
Cape Range National Park Camping: www.naturebase.net/component/option,com_hotproperty/task,view/id,1/Itemid,755/
Ningaloo Bed and Breakfast: www.ningaloobedandbreakfast.com.au
I love the whale sharks.Trent, 6yr
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.
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.