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Ningaloo Whaleshark Festival
Fri., 26/05/2017, 12:00 pm – Sun., 28/05/2017, 10:00 pm AWST
The Ningaloo Whaleshark Festival is on again in 2017, from Friday May 26 to Sunday May 28, in and around the town of Exmouth, WA. The Ningaloo Whaleshark Festival highlights the community’s relationship with the annual return of the whale shark.
The festival’s three days of activities begin on Friday, May 26, with the official Gala Festival Opening at the Mantarays Ningaloo Beach Resort. Dress up in your finest and enjoy exquisite food and drink as well as live entertainment (ticketed event).
Saturday is Festival Day at Talanjee Oval. The long list of free day activities includes:
Live entertainment on the main stage throughout the day
Kids activities and workshops
Market and food stalls until 5pm
The Saturday entertainment continues once the sun goes down with live music at Cadillacs Bar & Grill where the festival’s headline musical act, Southern River Band will be lighting up the stage with their unique style of garage rock. Datura Four will excite with their psychedelic blues (ticketed 18+ event).
The festival continues on Sunday with a Big Day Out on Ningaloo Reef to meet the stars of the show, the Ningaloo whale sharks. It will wind up with a fun-filled family afternoon of activities and live entertainment at the Exmouth Yacht Club on Town Beach (tickets available at the event).