Where can you swim with sharks in Melbourne?
If you’re looking for a shark dive experience, you’re in the right place. At Adrenaline we have the best and most extreme opportunities to swim with sharks all over Australia that you can easily book on our site. In Melbourne, you can swim with sharks at the Sea Life Melbourne Aquarium, where you’ll be jumping right into the tank!
The Melbourne Aquarium swim with sharks experience takes you for a 30 minute scuba diving tour in the epic 2.2 million litre Oceanarium. You’ll be face to face with these apex predators with no cage around you, so prepare to feel the ultimate adrenaline rush.
In your Sea Life shark dive will you’ll be swimming with Blacktip Reef sharks, Port Jackson sharks, wobbegong sharks, a Grey Nurse shark, sea turtles, huge stingrays, groupers, largetooth sawfish, sandbar whaler sharks and plenty more amazing marine life. Some of the Melbourne Aquarium sharks are up to three metres in size, and they seem even more large and menacing up close!
The great thing about swimming with sharks at Melbourne Aquarium is that it requires no previous diving experience. So whether you’re a certified or non-certified diver, you can enjoy the 30 minute scuba dive. There will be a theory session and practice pool session before you dive as a crash course in everything you need to know, and you’ll be in good hands with your instructor there the whole time.
While you’re in the tank, you’ll be taken on a guided underwater tour to come face to face with the sharks and other creatures of the deep. Plus, your extreme shark dive experience also includes all day aquarium admission, so you can visit all the other marine life before or after your dive. So book your Sea Life Melbourne swim with sharks experience now at Adrenaline and save!
Is it safe to swim with sharks?
Although swimming with sharks is the last thing you want to do in some uncontrolled contexts, you can rest assured that your shark dive experience at Melbourne Aquarium is extremely safe. It’s a super popular activity that is run with all the necessary safety precautions to make sure you have a seamless, fun experience. Coming so close to a Grey Nurse shark and any of the other fearsome creatures of the deep in the tank might seem terrifying, but you’re in no real danger.
To make sure the scuba diving is completely safe, you may require a medical health check to participate. If you do require a medical certificate, it must be from a SPUMS approved dive doctor.
It’s also a requirement that you can speak english to participate as a diver, as you need to be able to take instructions for your safety. You should also have a reasonable level of swimming ability if you’re doing the swim with sharks experience.
Just know that while scuba diving in the shark tank might seem like a dangerous activity, you’ll be kept perfectly safe at all times. It’s natural to feel fear about diving with sharks, but that fear is all part of the adrenaline-pumping fun that makes the whole experience worth it!
How to book swim with shark experiences at Adrenaline?
If you’ve decided to take the plunge and get amongst the Grey Nurses, giant stingrays and other sharks and marine life in the Sea Life Melbourne Aquarium tank, then you’re in the right place! You can easily book experiences online in a matter of moments at Adrenaline, and with our great deals and Lowest Price Guarantee, you’re getting the best deal possible.
All you have to do is find the experience you want to do, and purchase online through our site. You can either book a specific time spot - which will be confirmed to you - or buy a voucher for the experience to book in when is convenient for you. Adrenaline experiences like the Melbourne Aquarium shark dive experience make amazing gift ideas, in which case a gift voucher would be the way to go.
Just remember that there are age limits for the shark dive experience, and most other adventures you’ll find at Adrenaline. For the Melbourne Sea Life shark dive participants must be a minimum age of 15 years, and any divers under the age of 18 require parental/guardian consent and attendance at the briefing on the day of the dive.
Swimming with sharks is one of the most unique and extreme experiences you can have, so take the plunge and book it in or grab a gift voucher as the ultimate present. You won’t regret it!
What other extreme experiences can you try in Melbourne?
For all the thrill-seekers out there, you’ll be pleased to know that Melbourne is a hot spot for extreme adventures, activities, and experiences that you can find at Adrenaline.
Why not feel the thrill of freefall with a skydive? There are plenty of incredible jump spots around Melbourne and nearby spots like the Great Ocean Road. Nothing compares to the thrill of jumping out of a plane and flying at wild speeds back towards the ground!
If you’re a bit of a petrol head you could browse our range of V8 experiences to find something that excites you. Whether it’s hot laps or hopping into the driver’s seat, taking on a race track in a real race car is something all car fans need to tick off their bucket list.
There are also jet fighter flights, flyboard experiences, rally driving days, flying lessons, and plenty more experience in Melbourne at Adrenaline that are enough to satiate the daredevil in anyone. So take a look and start living!