Looking to get up close and personal with some of the ocean’s most majestic giants? Look no further than Swim with Manta Rays, out of Coral Bay, 150km south of Exmouth!
Running year-round, these tours offer a unique opportunity to swim alongside giant Coral Bay Manta Rays in the captivating Ningaloo Reef Marine Park. With the largest brain of any fish, relative to their body size, Manta Rays have individual personalities and are often playful and curious of swimmers. You’re sure to have a truly unforgettable experience as you encounter these incredible animals in their natural habitat. So what are you waiting for? Come join an adventure of a lifetime and Swim with Manta Rays Ningaloo!
CORAL BAY, WA
3 OUT OF 10
Adult Rates 17 years +
Child Rates 5 – 16 years
Family Rates 2 Adult + 2 Children
Infant 0 – 4 years (Can join in with the snorkel sessions, but must book on as a child if they wish to swim with Manta Rays)
– additional snorkel session on the Reef
– Hot & cold beverages (coffee, tea, milo and cordial) and snacks (chocolates, lollies, biscuits and fruit platters) are available throughout the day.
– Morning tea and a buffet lunch are served on board. Buffet lunch consists of delicious roasted chicken, salami, bread rolls, salads, pastas and rice. Dietary requirements can be accommodated, please state so within the special requirements on the following page.
– Complimentary glass of sparkling wine on your return back to shore.
– Snorkelling equipment: 3mm Wetsuit/Stinger Suit, Mask*, Snorkel and Fins.
* Corrective Lens Masks are available to hire. Please contact the tour provider on the contact details provided in your confirmation email, in-advance of your tour date, to reserve a prescription lens mask, (sized -1.0, -1.5 & -2.5). Alternatively, we recommend that you wear contact lenses or consider purchasing your own prescription mask. These can be ordered through our affiliated dive store, CLICK HERE
While every effort is made to provide you with the opportunity to see and interact with wildlife, this tour provider cannot guarantee Manta Rays. There are no repeats or refunds offered for this trip.
Please be aware that the crew reserves the right to prohibit anyone from entering the water if they deem it unsafe. If any of the below is not found out until on the day, you may not be permitted to join the tour and you may not receive a refund.
This tour operates out of Coral Bay, WA.
Please meet promptly at 7:55 am, at address: Shop 4 Peoples Park, Coral Bay, WA 6707, Australia.
Customers are required to contact the tour provider (on the contact details provided in their booking confirmation email) the day prior to their tour (between 3pm and 5pm) to confirm the time and location of transfer service.
You will receive a confirmation email upon purchasing this tour which will provide you with all of the relevant information, e.g. CONTACT NUMBERS, ADDRESS ETC
Please wear your swimmers ahead of arrival. Towel, water bottle, sunscreen (reef safe, please), warm clothing/ windproof jacket, and polarised sunglasses are recommended for best viewing through the surface of the water.
Medication: (If you require to take medication throughout the duration of this tour, please remember to bring this with you. If you deem it necessary, please inform a member of staff, on board your vessel, where within your belongings this can be found).
Seasickness Medication – You may experience seasickness out on the open ocean. We suggest that you should speak with your pharmacist in advance of your trip, to seek their advice on seasickness medication. We will not reschedule bookings or issue refunds for those suffering from seasickness.
“Kurni Ku” is a 39ft monohull, powered by twin 250hp outboard engines and custom designed for shallow water cruising and wildlife interactions. It boasts a large 360 degree viewing platform on its roof and ample cushioned seating inside, as well as a toilet.
Its name comes from the Yamatji language of the Baiyungu people (traditional owners of this land) and means ‘to seek’.
On-Board: Maximum of 37 passengers.
In-Water (Manta Ray): Maximum of 10 swimmers.
Cancellations/changes to your booking must be made in writing directly to Salty Swims – Please contact Salty Swims via email (firstname.lastname@example.org), or Facebook (via the chat icon linked to this page).
Please be aware that refund policies do not cover travel, accommodation or any other associated costs. We recommend you take out travel insurance to cover unforeseeable cancellations.
What if the tour provider cancels?
In the event of poor sea conditions, minimum numbers not being reached or for any other reason, the tour operator reserves the right to cancel the tour. If your trip cannot be rescheduled to your satisfaction, you will receive a full refund.
What if you wish to reschedule?
If you wish to transfer your booking more than 4 days in advance of your tour departure, you will not incur any charges.
If you wish to transfer your booking between 4 days to 24 hours in advance of your tour departure, 25% of your tour price will be charged.
If you wish to transfer your booking within 24 hours of your tour departure, 50% of your tour price will be charged.
What if you wish to cancel your booking?
If you wish to cancel your booking more than 7 days in advance of your tour departure, 25% of your tour price will be charged.
If you wish to cancel your booking within 7 days of your tour departure, you will not receive a refund.
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