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At 3 Islands our goal is to provide the highest levels of customer service and to give you the most opportunity we can to swim with whale sharks. After all, that is why you are here.

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Is swimming with whale sharks ethical
26 April 2022

Is Swimming With Whale Sharks Ethical?

The short answer is yes – when it’s done right, absolutely. But the truth is, not all whale shark tourism has these creatures’ best interests in mind, let alone the environment. Before you book your whale shark experience – it’s important to check that the swim is both ethical and environmentally sustainable. 

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8 things you need to do around the Cape Range National Park
08 March 2022

8 Things You Need To Do Around The Cape Range National Park

Looking for Cape Range National Park things to do? You’re in the right place. With pristine beaches, rugged limestone ranges, and deep canyons, a short 45-minute drive west of Exmouth brings you to one of Western Australia’s most stunning national parks.

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Kid and Whale Shark
14 February 2022

Wondering How To Swim With Whale Sharks?

“Is it safe to swim with whale sharks?”
It’s a pretty common question – and we get it. The word “shark” generally comes with visions of a jagged fin poking gliding above water, razor-sharp teeth, and the Jaws theme song playing in the distance.

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An image showing a website interface on a computer screen with a background of a whale shark underwater, promoting "Three Islands Whale Shark Dive" tours.
27 January 2022

Our New Site Is Live!

We are so excited to be launching our new website and online store! The past two years have seen a lot of changes to the whale shark industry, so it was time for us to move with those changes and switch our focus to where our customers were – online. Table of Contents Time for…

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Ningaloo Reef seasons
20 November 2021

Ningaloo Reef Seasons – Everything You Need To Know

Sitting north of the Tropic of Capricorn and surrounded by the Indian Ocean, the Ningaloo Reef is one of the best and most pristine untouched World Heritage sites in Western Australia. It enjoys a tropical climate all year round, with blue skies and water as clear as a glass of gin.   Thunderstorms and spectacular displays…

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Looking for things to do in Exmouth? This is the ULTIMATE list
25 October 2021

Looking For Things To Do In Exmouth? This Is The Ultimate List

Exmouth is one of Western Australia’s secret, hidden gems. Surrounded by the warm, tropical waters of the Exmouth Gulf, it’s the gateway to the Indian Ocean and stunning Ningaloo Reef. This geographic wonder of stunning natural beauty has spectacular beaches and crystal clear turquoise water where thousands of whales and their calves migrate annually… including…

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Snorkelers in wetsuits are floating on the surface of the ocean above a large humpback whale in clear blue water.
08 October 2021

Amazing Interactions On Ningaloo!

We’re swimming with Humpback Whales! It is now 2 months into our Humpback Whale Season Exmouth for 2021, and what a season it has been so far! September has brought us some incredible and mesmerising interactions that we will never forget. We have been very lucky with extremely curious Humpback Whales who have given our guests…

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The whale shark captured from a split perspective, half submerged, showcasing its massive size in comparison to the water surface.
14 August 2021

Whale Sharks Are Still Here!

Although technically out of season, we are still seeing multiple whale sharks on the mighty Ningaloo Reef as well as Orcas, Humpback Whales, Dugongs, Turtles and Dolphins! Ningaloo Reef is buzzing with marine life at the moment and we’d love to share it with you. Join us on board for a ‘Ningaloo Eco Tour‘ for…

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A woman in a polka dot swimsuit is snorkeling near a large whale shark in clear blue waters.
29 March 2021

Beautiful Clear Blue Ningaloo

The Ningaloo Whale Shark Tours have been operating for over a month now, starting back in mid-March. The Whale Shark Interactions we have been experiencing here of late at Ningaloo have been mesmerising! The clear blue Ningaloo waters are here, and the big, beautiful whale sharks have been gracing us daily with amazing interactions. The…

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