Western Australian seas are a great place to watch the whale shark’s antics as they jump in the water. You can get amazingly close to the sharks that often grow 16 meters long, as they are harmless. The best time to see the sharks are in April and August as they make their way to the northern waters that are warmer during Australia’s cold winters.
While the less adventurous will want to take a boat to see the whale shark, the more adventurous will want to swim with the white sharks. The more adventurous will want to snorkel among the white sharks at Ningaloo Reef.
You can also have a great time on a whale watching cruise. Try to book your cruise so you will be watching for humpback, southern right or blue whales when the sun is directly overhead. If you choose to keep your feet on dry ground, then there are many lookout points near the Western Australian Seas. If you want to see one of the rarest of all whales, head to Geographe Bay when the rare blue whales are swimming with their calves.
The visitor to the Western Australian seas can also opt to dive with the bottlenose dolphins. Although the dolphins can be seen from many locations, the best places to enjoy this thrill are Rockingham, Mandurah, Bunbury or Monkey Mia.
While many tourists will enjoy watching the sharks and the whales, that is not the only water activity available on the Western Australian seas. Some of the best sport fishing you will ever enjoy can happen in the Western Australian seas, especially if you get an energetic barramundi at the end of your line. Learn to crab fish in the crystal clear waters.
After the end of a fun day, you will find miles of pristine beaches just waiting to be explored along the Western Australian seas. Ride a camel on a sunset trip to explore Cable Beach. Whatever your heart desires, you will find it along the Western Australian seas. Just check with the WA peak motoring body – the RAC before you set off