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Ningaloo Reef Expedition:  Swim with Whalesharks + Mantarays

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Join us for a once-in-a-lifetime underwater adventure and connect with the marine world like never before.

Join us for an unforgettable journey beneath the waves on our Ningaloo Reef Retreat.  This retreat is truly a bucket-list experience. You will have the chance to swim with whalesharks, mantarays, humpback whales, tiger sharks, dolphins, and turtles.

This is a once-in-a-lifetime experience that will leave you with memories to last a lifetime.

Trip 1: 2 - 6 July 2025 
Trip 2: 9 - 13 July 2025

All our 2024 spots filled out almost a year in advance.

2025 Spots are filling up fast, don't miss out!

3 Reasons Why You Will Love Diving Exmouth's Ningaloo Reef

1. Incredible Marine Interactions

Whalesharks: Experience the magic of swimming alongside the world's largest fish in their natural habitat. The gentle giants of Ningaloo, these graceful creatures offer an unparalleled opportunity for underwater enthusiasts.

Manta Rays: Glide with the elegant manta rays, as they perform their underwater ballet, offering freedivers a dance of a lifetime.

Humpback Whales: Witness the majestic humpback whales as they make their migratory journey. Their awe-inspiring presence is a testament to the wonders of the marine world.

Tiger Sharks & More: Test your adrenaline with a safe distance observation of the elusive tiger sharks and discover countless other marine species unique to Ningaloo, from colorful coral gardens to playful dolphins.

2. Pristine Tropical Water and Vibrant Reef

Dive into the tropical, famous Ningaloo blue and discover an underwater kaleidoscope, as Ningaloo boasts one of the world's largest fringing reefs. Home to over 250 species of coral, each dive offers an opportunity to explore a rich tapestry of colors, shapes, and marine life interactions.

​3. Accessible and Sustainable Eco-Tourism

Unlike many other global dive sites, Ningaloo's treasures lie just a few meters from the shore, making it easily accessible for both beginners and experienced divers. Plus, the region's commitment to eco-tourism ensures that each dive contributes to the reef's conservation, letting you explore with a clear conscience.

Ningaloo Locals You Can Expect To See



Guaranteed whaleshark interactions



Guaranteed Mantaray interactions


Humpback Whales

Good chance of seeing humpback whales


And More!

Dolphins, Tiger Sharks, Dugongs, Rays, and more!

What's Included In Your Exmouth Retreat?

  • 3 Private Boat Charters: Swim with mantarays, whale sharks, reef sharks, turtles, rays, and maybe even humpback whales

  • Accommodation & breakfast

  • Free hire gear

  • Lunch and snacks on all our boat days

  • Daily breath work and mindulness

  • Freediving workshops by Curtis Tredway

  • Underwater photography and editing workshops by Brodie Whalan

  • Professional photography and video package

Pricing Periods



Early Bird


Bed in dorm
Twin share
Private room

*Pre-sale ends 11:59pm, 31 May

*Early Bird ends 11.59PM 31 October

Pay a $500 deposit to secure your spot and lock in the current pricing period rates.

Freediving Instructor Curtis Tredway running pool training at University of Wollongong

In Collaboration With

Deep Sensations Freediving Sponsors

About The Retreat

Experience the pinnacle of freediving adventure with Deep Sensations Freediving's Deeply Ningaloo Expedition - a trip that will help you tick off your 'bucket list'. This extraordinary expedition will be a once-in-a-lifetime experience.

Our adventure takes place in Exmouth, Western Australia, home to the majestic whale sharks. These gentle giants inhabit Ningaloo (Nyinggulu) Reef. Here, we'll immerse ourselves in a vibrant underwater world populated by whale sharks, turtles, manta rays, dolphins, a kaleidoscope of tropical fish, and maybe even humpback whales.

Adding to the excitement of this expedition, we're fortunate to be led by Curtis Tredway - a renowned Freediving Instructor who constantly inspires those he encounters. Alongside Curtis will be Australian Geographic featured photographer, Brodie Whalan, and seasoned Ningaloo Veteran Photagrapher, Will Nolan. These two photographers will be there to capture the magical moments your are guaranteed to experience. 

Under Curtis' warm and expert guidance, you'll get to perceive the reef from his unique perspective, gaining insights into the diverse aquatic life you'll interact with. This voyage promises to be more than just a trip; it's an opportunity to explore, learn, and appreciate nature in its most serene form. This Deeply Ningaloo Expedition is truly an unforgettable marine experience.

5 Day Ningaloo Reef Retreat Itinerary


Still Not Convinced? Get In Touch Before Taking The Plunge

Don't miss out on this extraordinary opportunity to experience the magic of Ningaloo Reef and tick-off your bucket list.

Spaces are limited, so reserve your spot today and embark on an adventure you'll never forget.

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