Diving Ningaloo

Diving in Exmouth WA

Ningaloo is a must-do item for a scuba diver’s bucket list with a fascinating plethora of marine life including over 500 species of fish and 250 types of coral.  With dive tours running to the Ningaloo Reef, the Muiron Islands and the world famous Exmouth Navy Pier, there are plenty of options for you to add special memories to your dive log.

Diving companies run tours leaving both Exmouth and Coral Bay and have discover scuba options for non-certified participants as well as scuba diving courses.

Dive Sites near Exmouth

Exmouth Navy Pier:
Recognised as one of the Top 10 shore dives in the world, Exmouth’s Navy Pier is a major drawcard for scuba divers to the area. The myriad of marine life to be found underneath the pier is incredible, ranging from grey nurse sharks and giant Queensland gropers to a vast array of colourful reef fish, soft corals and small marine life such as nudibranchs.
As Exmouth Navy Pier is a working Australian Navy facility, the only way of experiencing this dive is to go as part of a tour.
Muiron Islands:

These two uninhabited sand islands, sit just 10 nautical miles off the tip of the North West Cape, surrounded by stunning underwater scenery with colourful soft corals, swim-through caves and an abundance of fascinating marine life ranging from reef fish to turtles and sharks.

Ningaloo Reef:

Ningaloo Reef offers a stunning range of dive sites along its length. Dive operators in Exmouth run tours to their favourite spots showcasing the impressive range of scenery, marine life and underwater highlights, which include the turtle cleaning station of the Labyrinth, the vibrant eco-system of the actual reef and mega fauna courtesy of the nearby continental shelf.

Dive Sites near Coral Bay

Ningaloo Reef:

The reef near Coral Bay is home to a spectacular range of marine life with a notable difference to Exmouth being nearby areas where manta rays can be reliably found. This allows for scuba tours to the reef which also include the opportunity to snorkel with manta rays.