Whale Sharks and Humpback Whales on Venture

- Exmouth -

 Swim with Whale Sharks and Humpback Whales on Venture, during this Shoulder Season on the Ningaloo Reef – It’s our favourite time to visit Exmouth, Western Australia, with the opportunity to witness both megafauna at the same time. 

Suitable for all ages, this experience includes an additional snorkel on the reef, and hotel transfers are included so you can enjoy a complimentary glass of bubbles on your return journey. Plus, with your safety in mind, you’ll be accompanied by their 4.5m Safety Zodiac in the water, so you can enjoy yourself without the worry. Don’t miss out on this once-in-a-lifetime opportunity – Book your spot on “Whale Sharks and Humpback Whales on Venture” today!

Location

EXMOUTH, WA

Seasonality

SEP – OCT

Duration

8 HOURS

Minimum Age

NONE

Difficulty

4 OUT OF 10

Spectators

RATES AVAILABLE

PRICING
Adult (16 years +)
Child (0 – 15 years)

No Age Restriction: If you can swim, you can snorkel and swim with the Whale Sharks.

Price includes:
– additional snorkelling session on the Reef.
– free hotel transfers (please select your pickup/drop off location on the following pages)
– glass of complimentary bubbles on your return.
– Water.
– Morning tea – tea, coffee and treats.
– Gourmet buffet lunch including cold meat, bread, fresh salad platter, fruits & refreshments.
– Photography package: Videographer on board; take a memoir home of your special day! (Free Photos/additional cost for video)

– Snorkelling equipment: Wetsuit/Stinger Suit, Mask*, Snorkel and Fins

* Corrective Lens Masks are available to hire (extra cost). Please register your interest in the special requirements on the following page. 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 

Shoulder Season runs from August onwards, and offers the exciting prospect of Whale Sharks & Humpback Whales AT THE SAME TIME, however, sightings cannot be guaranteed.

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.

  • Swimmers of ALL AGES must be able to swim to a reasonable ability.
  • Children under the age of 16 years must be accompanied by an adult at all times, on-board or in-water.
  • If you have any pre-existing medical conditions, are taking prescription medication, you are suffering from any injury or illness, or you are pregnant, then it is important that the tour provider is made aware in-advance. If they deem it too dangerous or unsafe, they reserve the right to prohibit you from entering the water or joining the tour.
  • If you are unable to walk on-board or are wheelchair bound, is it up to the skippers discretion on the day whether you will be allowed to join the tour.

This tour operates out of Exmouth, WA.

Hotel Transfers included. Pick up times vary between 7:00 to 7:30am, please ensure that you are ready and waiting 5 minutes prior.

Rather meet there? Please meet the crew promptly at 8:00am, at the Tantabiddi boat ramp.

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.

Venture IV is a 60-foot state of the art vessel with 2 storeys with a huge undercover lower deck with comfortable seating and easy access to the marlin board at water level, and a huge upper deck for observation and sunbathing.

On-Board: Maximum of 20 passengers.
In-water (Whale Sharks): Maximum of 10 swimmers.
In-water (Humpback Whales): Maximum of 7 swimmers.

Cancellations/changes to your booking must be made in writing directly to Salty Swims – Please contact Salty Swims  via email (info@saltyswims.com.au), 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 cancel?
If you wish to cancel your booking MORE THAN 2 weeks prior to your tour, you will receive a full refund or 20% deposit will be held (group bookings of 5 or more).

If you wish to cancel within 1 week and 24 hours of your tour, you will receive a 50% refund.

If you wish to cancel/transfer your booking within 24 hours of your departure, you will not receive a refund.

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