Experience the opportunity of a lifetime! The chance to dive with sharks and other amazing marine creatures that most people only ever get see on wildlife documentaries.
The shark dive commences with a SCUBA diving and equipment briefing – theory and practical – in which you'll don your wetsuit and weight belt and march into the training pool. The shark diving instructors will give you personalised tuition, ensuring you're confident with the basic skills and commands.
Once in the tank, you will commence a 30-minute shark dive through this underwater wonderland and its endless array of marine life. The more than 30 sharks in the tank include Grey Nurse sharks up to 4.5 metres long, wobbegongs and Port Jackson sharks. There are also four species of stingray and two species of marine turtles.
Family and friends can watch your shark dive from the safety of the spectators’ tunnel, where they're free to wave and photograph your encounter. This shark dive adventure will give you an amazing perspective of these fascinating creatures.
Once the shark dive is over you can check out photographic evidence of your latest adventure. After your dive, de-brief and certificate presentation you can spend some time enjoying any of the guided tours or talks conducted at the Sanctuary. The shark dive experience is up to two-and-a-half hours long.
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Scuba Diving is physically demanding and can be dangerous if you suffer from certain medical conditions. It is very important that you, the diver, do not suffer from any contraindications to diving.
Please carefully read the below list of medical conditions that may prohibit you from taking part in the Shark Dive for your own safety.
- Heart Disease
- Chest Conditions including Pneumothorax
- Sinus Conditions
- Ear problems/surgery
- High blood pressure
- Pregnancy (pregnant woman are not permitted to dive).
If you suffer from or have suffered from any of the above medical conditions OR If you suffer from any other medical conditions, including recent injuries, surgeries or psychological conditions then you will be required to obtain a fully completed medical clearance from your doctor prior to booking in for the dive (cost varies).
What about photos? Underwater pictures of you diving will be available for purchase.
Sea Life Sydney Aquarium (Darling Harbour)