Snorkelling Tours & Ningaloo Reef Coral Viewing Exmouth

Sub Sea Explorer - an essential tour in Exmouth

The Sub Sea Explorer is the only way to see the reef from below the water line. The Sub Sea Explorer is a very popular coral viewing vessel in Exmouth due to it being the only vessel where you sit below the water line to see the fish, corals and marine life. It has been likened to having your own private cinema seat to the ocean beyond. It is guaranteed to give the best coral viewing experience for you and your family so watch out for the iconic Sub Sea Explorer when you are exploring the west side of Exmouth. Because the vessel gives you an unrivaled experience, and is so popular, you are encouraged to book a trip prior to traveling to Exmouth (click here to book).

Exmouth Tour Types

We offer either 1 hour coral and marine viewing tours departing daily, or you can book our very popular 2 hour snorkelling tour that also departs daily, both tours are tide pending. The snorkelling tour will take you around expertly selected coral gardens and moor up within the 'Tandabiddi Sanctuary Zone' allowing you to snorkel and interact with the abundant fish species that live among the beautiful corals. An informative commentary helps you capture the magnificence of the reef and the creatures that inhabit it. Your trained guide is on hand to answer any questions you may have.

Tour Times and Bookings

Due to high demand, it is essential to book a tour in advance. Bookings can be made online: Book Now

Tour times are:

1pm – Coral Viewing
10am - Coral Viewing & Snorkelling

On-board commentary by our qualified staff is included in each package. Snorkelling equipment is also included.


Tour times are subject to minimum passenger numbers, tides and weather conditions.

Season Dates

Exmouth - Peak Season
1st April - 30 October

Exmouth - Low Season
1st Nov - 31st March

Ningaloo Snorkel Tour

If you only have a short time in Exmouth or you prefer a tour with variety this snorkeling tour is a must. It will introduce you to the natural beauty of the Ningaloo Marine Park and give you a close and personal look at the corals and fish that make up this World Heritage area:
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You will spend the first half of the tour getting acquainted with the common coral species and enjoying the antics of the sub-tropical fish species. You may even see rays or turtles glide past. Once we attach to a mooring you will then have the opportunity to spend about an hour snorkeling with our guide or enjoying the sunshine up on deck.

All snorkeling equipment is supplied.

Customised Group & Corporate Tours

Our vessel caters for 30 passengers at a time. If you are a tour operator or have a private group of 10 or more passengers, please give the Sub Sea Explorer crew a call on 0405 226 029 for competitive rates.

Perhaps you are celebrating a birthday or a special event. Make it even more special on the Sub Sea Explorer, an experience you will never forget. Phone us on 0405 226 029 and our friendly staff will give you a very competitive rate.