What time of year are the whale sharks in Exmouth?

What time of year are the whale sharks in Exmouth?

When are the best times to swim with Whale Sharks? Ningaloo Whalesharks operate whale shark tours from the 15th March to the end of September each year, which covers the entire Ningaloo whale shark season in Exmouth, and we consistently have swum with whale sharks most years at these times.

Where can I see whale sharks in Belize?

Swimming With Whale Sharks In Belize

  1. You can book a whale shark tour out of Placencia and the best chance for an encounter is at Gladden Spit, about 26 miles off the coast.
  2. Keep in mind the opportunity to snorkel and dive in whale shark territory does not guarantee a sighting, never mind getting up close.

Are there whale sharks in Exmouth?

Exmouth, Western Australia, is the gateway to Australia’s iconic Ningaloo Reef – a pristine aquatic wonderland that is home to an abundance of marine life including dolphins, manta rays, turtles, Humpback whales and of course the iconic whale sharks.

Can you touch whale sharks?

Whale sharks have 300 rows of tiny teeth in each jaw which are not used. It is illegal to touch a whale shark, so make sure to swim out of the way if one swims toward you. There’s no mistaking their large size and tremendous power, especially of their tail!

When can you swim with whale sharks?

Best Time to Swim with a Whale Shark. The good news is that the likelihood of swimming with a whale shark on your first tour is around 95% success rate from very late March to late July each year.

What do sharks live in Belize?

There may be more than 360 species of sharks in the oceans of the world and Belize’s pristine waters, magnificent barrier reef, atolls and mangrove estuaries are home to a few of these. Among the sharks of Belize seen scuba diving in Belize are the black tip shark, bull shark, lemon shark, nurse shark, reef shark, occasional hammerhead and the migratory whale shark .

When is whale shark season?

It is one of the few places in the world where whale sharks can be observed all year round. The main season runs from the end of March to April, and from October to December.

How do whale sharks swim?

Makos swim in open waters. The shark’s fins allow it to steer, swim, and even put a brake. The body is kept in an upright position because of these fins. They also possess the ability to raise their body temperature while swimming.