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Sharing stories of life at Sal Salis ….

  • Guest Perspective – Whale Shark Swim

    21 Apr, 2017
    Jodie and whale sharkSwimming with whale sharks is a bucket list experience for many people, and something lots of our guests choose to do here at Ningaloo Reef. To help explain what this experience is really like, we asked one of our recent guests, Jodie, to describe the day she met these gentle giants of the deep. “Today I ... read more...
  • Sal Salis Team become Turtle Trackers on the Ningaloo Reef

    26 Jan, 2017
    12615710_645023262305603_6724914588247932729_o Summer is here on the Ningaloo Reef, and that means it’s turtle season! This year our managers Paul and Candice and our guide Julian have completed their training to become official Turtle Trackers for the Ningaloo Turtle Program. The turtle volunteer program was developed by the Cape Conservation Group, the Department of Parks and Wildlife, ... read more...
  • Lonely Planet Award Sal Salis 4th Best in the World!

    30 Oct, 2016
    lonely-planet-headerWow are we Happy Campers! The team at Lonely Planet have published their Best in Travel 2017 lists and Sal Salis has scored the number four (yes that’s right # 4) place in the world to stay!!   You can imagine how thrilled we are with that accolade and it is all thanks to our great team ... read more...
  • Winter Wildlife Bonanza

    10 Jul, 2016
    echidnaIt is the middle of winter in Western Australia and we have had more rain than usual in the Cape Range National Park.  No doubt the farmers of the Pilbara are pleased with the ‘greening’ of the countryside, but for us, life on the coast and under canvas can be pretty challenging.   Yet, every cloud ... read more...
  • Amy & Julian Love Life at Sal Salis

    4 Jun, 2016
    AMY_JULIAN4Amy is with us for a second season, returning this year as Lodge Supervisor. Having grown up in the UK, she studied Art and Photography at school and then University. Since moving to Ningaloo, her art practise has reflected and been inspired by the unique natural landscape of the area. Wildlife has always been one ... read more...
  • Kinky Whale Shark Spotted

    12 Apr, 2016
    Kinky Whale SharkSal Salis guests have been heading to sea in search of whale sharks since 01 April and on the 2nd they spotted the whale shark known as Kinky!! Each day begins with a transfer to Tantabiddi Boat Ramp, a snorkel test, kitting out in wetsuit & snorkel gear followed by morning coffee as you cruise out into ... read more...
  • Paul & Candice – at Home at Sal Salis

    16 Feb, 2016
    Paul and CandiceWelcome to Paul & Candice  As we count down to the opening of the 2016 season, now less than a month away, we welcome Paul & Candice …. this dynamic duo has a ton of talent from brilliant photography to up-cylcling & cooking! Paul first came to Sal Salis as a guide in 2014.  We loved his ... read more...
  • Turtle Egg Laying Time

    1 Feb, 2016
    2016-01-30 16.01.52 Sal Salis is currently closed for the season  so our Camp Managers Paul and Candice are finding time to enjoy themselves.  They had been out for an early morning paddle on the kayaks yesterday when they noticed turtle  tracks across the damp sand.  Following them they found this gorgeous girl who had just finished laying her ... read more...
  • Meet Paul Bester

    15 Nov, 2014
    Paul BesterOur guides at Sal Salis Ningaloo Reef not only have a passion for the environment and creating lasting memories for our guests, some of them have some pretty impressive talents. Guide Paul Bester has been making read more...
  • Sal Salis Takes Out ‘The Eco Award’ at Smith Hotel Awards 2014

    11 Nov, 2014
    Smith Blog (315 x 211)The results are in… Sal Salis Ningaloo Reef has won ‘The Eco Award’ in the Smith Hotel Awards 2014!Over 20,000 members of the public voted for their favourite properties all over the world, listed on boutique read more...