Shore Thing, Australia

  • from US$ 322 / day

The Shore Thing catamaran offers year-round diving and snorkelling cruises to Ningaloo Reef on the West Coast of Australia. Itineraries range from 3 - 9 nights, and the pristine waters and abundant marine life make this the perfect getaway for both divers and snorkellers alike. Dive sites are uncrowded and marine-life colourful and plentiful. Manta rays, turtles, reef sharks and shy dugong can be spotted year-round. The best time to see whale sharks is from mid-March to July, and the Humpback Whale migration starts from mid-June and lasts until the end of September. Dive groups are kept small to offer the best experience.

Topside the Shore Thing liveaboard caters to just 10 guests, ensuring a unique experience aboard. There are 4 cabins available; 2 Staterooms with private en-suite facilities and 2 Deluxe cabins with shared facilities. Guests can relax in the indoor salon & dining room, our out on the hammocks to enjoy the sea-breeze and stunning views.

The Shore Thing is owner operated, with an aim to deliver unforgettable experiences of Australia's Coral Coast. Call us or book online today to reserve your space and start your Australian West Coast adventure.

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Included: VAT, Accommodation, Complimentary toiletries, Tanks, Weights, Belts, Dive master services, All meals, Towels Provided, Transfers/pickups from hotel, National Park Fees, Snorkel Gear, Kayaks, Wetsuit

Excluded: Alcohol (fully stocked licensed bar on board), Hire of BCD & Regs $120pp (3 nights), $180pp (5 nights), $290pp (9 nights), Airport/Exmouth Transfers $90/$120pp one way, Flights

Book now, pay later: You can easily place your booking online. We will then hold the spaces for you and you can confirm with a payment later.

* Extra fees are shown per person.

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Boat features

  • Daily housekeeping
  • Onboard kayaks
  • Air Conditioned saloon
  • Aircon Cabins
  • Sun Deck
  • Indoor Saloon
  • Non-Diver (Snorkeler) Friendly
  • Warm Water Showers
  • Outdoor Dining
  • Separate rinse for u/w camera
  • Custom built for diving
  • Charging stations
  • En-Suite bathrooms

Food & Drinks

  • Western Food
  • Local Food
  • Vegetarian Options
  • Buffet style
  • Beer available
  • Selection of wines
  • Fine Cuisine
  • Snacks All Day

If you have any specific dietary requirements whilst on-board your cruise, you can add this to your special requests on step 2 of the booking form. We advise limiting these requests to religious beliefs or food allergies.


  • DIN Adaptors
  • Dive deck
  • Tenders for diving

The crew speaks English.

Boat Specifications

  • Length 51 feet
  • Beam 27 feet
  • Max guests 10
  • Number of cabins 4
  • Number of bathrooms 4

Boat Navigation and Safety

  • Radar
  • Depth Sounder
  • GPS
  • Radio VHF/DSC/SSB
  • E.P.I.R.B. Distress System
  • Emergency Rafts
  • Life Vests
  • Fire Alarm & Fire Extinguishers
  • Oxygen
  • First Aid Kits
  • Satellite & mobile phones
  • Bilge pump alarm