Shark Encounter Animal Adventure

Enjoy a once in a lifetime Shark Encounter where you will experience various sharks up close. You'll enter the acrylic cage in the Shark Lagoon where you will see these amazing creatures up close and personal.

Water-Based Animal Adventure

Water-Based Animal Adventure

Age: 14+ years

Can participate via snorkel or SCUBA (with current and valid dive qualification)

Available on Mondays, Wednesdays and Saturdays only

Details of the Program

Enjoy a once in a lifetime Shark Encounter where you will experience a shark feeding session among one of the ocean’s top predators. You’ll enter the acrylic cage in the Shark Lagoon where you will see these amazing creatures fed up close and personal. You’ll come face to face with large sharks including the magnificent Dusky whaler shark and Bull whaler shark.

 

Limited Shark Encounter programs are available on Monday, Wednesday and Saturday only and have two participants per program.

 

Program duration is approximately 2 hours with approximately 20 minutes in the water. All participants of this experience must hold a valid pass to enter the park.

  • Participants must be 14 years of age or over
  • Participants must be able to speak and/or understand English, or have a translator participate in the program with them. There are no complimentary programs for translators. Persons acting as a translator must advise staff at the start of the program. Translators must satisfy all criteria
  • Participants must be competent swimmers/able to swim unaided
  • Guests can participate via snorkel or SCUBA. Participants using SCUBA must hold a current and valid dive qualification and must present this to Guest Services during check in and to Dive staff when collected for the tour. Dive staff will make the final decision regarding the use of SCUBA
  • Participants must have controlled motor movement
  • Participants must be able to follow directional hand signals of staff outlined in the briefing
  • Participants must be able to quickly exit the acrylic cage unassisted
  • Participants must not have any open cuts or infections
  • Participants must read and acknowledge all health risks (some medical conditions will prohibit participation). Refer to Snorkel Health Risk Information File
  • If pregnant, participants must not be further than 3 months (snorkel only). Based on medical advice, participants must not be pregnant if using SCUBA diving equipment
  • If using SCUBA diving equipment, participants must be a qualified diver and be able to produce a recognized diving certificate or card and must complete a Diving Medical Declaration (some medical conditions will prohibit participation).
  • Participants using SCUBA diving equipment are not to travel in an aircraft or proceed above 300 metres for 12 hours or undertake international flights for 24 hours from the completion of the dive
  • Guests with disabilities are asked to call Customer Connect on 07 5519 6202 to determine suitability to participate in the Animal Adventures programs. Please note a limited number of special needs programs are available for people with disabilities that otherwise prohibit them from participating

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