Dive in off the shore and explore the large coral bombies that shelter an abundance of marine life within the Lakeside Sanctuary Zone. Keep an eye out for the anenomies swaying in the current, rays and sharks cruising the sand flats or turtles resting under coral.
To access the snorkelling area, walk 500m south along the beach to where you see the Lakeside Sanctuary marker. Continue past the shore sanctuary marker (yellow posts), you will see two in water sanctuary markers (yellow buoys). Snorkel between the beach and the two in water sanctuary markers.
For more detailed information about snorkelling Lakeside and other areas in Ningaloo Marine Park visit Milyering Discovery Centre or watch the Safe snorkelling video here.
Remember that the Lakeside snorkel site lies within a sanctuary zone within Ningaloo Marine Park. Look but don't touch. All marine life in sanctuary zones is protected.
Stay safe in the water
• Lakeside can experience strong currents, always assess the conditions before entering the water.
• It is your responsibility to ensure you have the required level of experience. Never snorkel alone, if in doubt, don’t go out.
Lakeside may be subject to flooding after heavy rain falls or seasonal king tides.