Shore Thing is Sail Ningaloo’s purpose built live-aboard 51 foot catamaran which accommodates just 10 guests.


Shore Thing is Sail Ningaloo’s purpose built live-aboard 51 foot catamaran which accommodates up to 10 guests. Featuring a shallow draft, the vessel is ideal for accessing the spectacular inner reef lagoons of Ningaloo Reef which provide calm anchorage in any weather conditions. Spend a few nights aboard Shore Thing for a unique West Australian experience and unparalleled access to the coral and marine life of Ningaloo Reef.

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What's Included
  • All meals and non-alcoholic beverages (select alcoholic beverages available to purchase onboard)
  • Daily snorkelling and diving on Ningaloo Reef
  • Diving and snorkelling gear, and kayaks
3Cabin types
Cabin types

All cabins feature air conditioning, a fan, reading lights and power points.

4Location & Access
Location & Access

Shore Thing sets sail from Coral Bay, about an hour south of Exmouth (Learmonth) Airport. Enquire for package rate with transfers included.

6Insider Advice
What You Need to Know
Best Room

Statesroom King Cabin with private ensuite

Suitable For

Couples and families

Best Nearby Walk

Snorkel the underwater trails instead

Best Nearby Park

Ningaloo Marine Reserve

Best Food & Wine Experience

Sunset drinks on the deck

Best Place for Relaxation

The overwater trampolines on the forward deck


Regular departures from March to October, plus occasional Christmas season departures. Please enquire for date options to suit your travel plans.

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Frequently asked questions

When is the best time to visit Ningaloo Reef?

Ningaloo Reef is blessed with warm weather year-round and little rainfall. The hottest months are November to February which can be very humid and bring seasonal cyclones and destructive winds.