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Embark on your dream holiday to Ningaloo Reef in Western Australia

Experience all that Western Australia’s magical Coral Coast has to offer with a breathtaking, once-in-a-lifetime encounter with whale sharks in Ningaloo Reef / Nyinggulu, Exmouth.  

Explore the crystal-clear waters of the World Heritage-listed Ningaloo Reef with an exhilarating and spectacular wildlife encounter. From March to August, this 300-kilometre-long water world plays host to majestic whale sharks, offering an unparalleled opportunity to spot and swim with some of the planet’s biggest marine creatures.

Ningaloo Reef just got closer for Melbournians. To celebrate the new direct Qantas flight from Melbourne to Exmouth, commencing 30 April until 26 October 2023 (operating two return services each week), we gave you the chance to win two (2) Qantas economy tickets from Melbourne, Tullamarine Airport to Learmonth (Exmouth) Airport, three (3) nights’ accommodation in Exmouth and a whale shark swimming experience (for 2 people).  Entries closed on the 14 March 2023.


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Ningaloo Reef / Nyinggulu

World-Heritage listed Ningaloo Reef / Nyinggulu is the world's largest fringing coral reef and one of the most biodiverse coral reefs in the world. Accessible from shore, this extraordinary natural phenomenon stretches from shore to nearly 20 kilometres out to sea and covers a massive 5,000 square kilometres of ocean.

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^Promotion Period: Commences 9:00am (AEDT) 28 February and closes 11:59pm (AEDT) 14 March 2023. Eligible Entrants: Australian residents over the age of 16. Entry: Eligible Entrants must visit the competition page and tell us in 50 words or less why the Coral Coast region in Western Australia is their next Australian holiday destination. Prize: The prize consists of two (2) return MEL-LEA Qantas economy tickets, three (3) nights' accommodation in Exmouth, and a whale shark swimming experience (for 2 people). Judging: 20 March 2023. Judging backup winners: 27 March 2023.
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