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Shark Dive Xtreme

Shark Dive in Sydney's CBD

Experience Temporarily Unavailable

In line with the latest announcements from the Australian Federal Government with regard to Covid-19 and capacity management & hygiene control, the Shark Dive Xtreme Experience is not available until further notice. The safety and wellbeing of our guests and staff is our priority and we will take all necessary precautions to ensure their continued welfare. We apologise for any inconvenience caused. If you have questions regarding your pre-booked Shark Dive Xtreme Experience please contact us on DH.Pos@merlinentertainments.com.au for more information.

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No cage, face-to-face!

  • No cages - just you, your instructors, sharks, giant stingrays and more
  • No previous diving experience required (age 14+)
  • Dives run 7 days a week, all day aquarium admission included

No cage, face-to-face!

  • No cages - just you, your instructors, sharks, giant stingrays and more
  • No previous diving experience required (age 14+)
  • Dives run 7 days a week, all day aquarium admission included

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  • No cages - just you, your instructors, sharks, giant stingrays and more
  • No previous diving experience required (age 14+)
  • Dives run 7 days a week, all day aquarium admission included

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  • No cages - just you, your instructors, sharks, giant stingrays and more
  • No previous diving experience required (age 14+)
  • Dives run 7 days a week, all day aquarium admission included
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Take the Plunge...

Dive with amazing sharks, giant stingrays and more... now at SEA LIFE Sydney!

Diving with sharks at SEA LIFE Sydney Aquarium is an exhilarating experience, and one of only a few experiences worldwide where you're guaranteed an underwater encounter with sharks.

Our colony of Grey Nurse Sharks range in size from 2.5 to 3.2 metres, and when you do your shark dive with us, you get to enter their domain - without cages!

What is the Shark Dive Xtreme?

With NO PREVIOUS DIVING EXPERIENCE REQUIRED, you'll not only meet Grey Nurse Sharks but also scuba dive with other Sydney local marine life including massive stingrays (and we mean MASSIVE), Port Jackson Sharks, Wobbegong Sharks and hundreds of amazing sea creatures!

Dives run up to 4 times per day with a maximum of 5 people per dive. Book early to avoid missing out!

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What's included?

AGES 14+

  • Introduction to scuba diving, briefing and training session (approx. 90 minutes)
  • 30 minute dive face-to-face with sharks, giant stingrays and more in Shark Valley
  • All dive equipment & wetsuit
  • 'I dived and survived' Shark Dive Xtreme certificate
  • All day admission to explore SEA LIFE Sydney Aquarium

Book this experience for a specific date now or purchase an shark diving gift voucher.

Important Information

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.

DO NOT DRINK ALCOHOL THE NIGHT BEFORE YOUR DIVE.

DO NOT FLY IN AN AIRCRAFT WITHIN 12 HOURS AFTER YOUR DIVE.

YOU MUST HAVE A REASONABLE DEGREE OF SWIMMING ABILITY.

 

Please make sure you read our medical form before booking here.

Read Shark Dive Xtreme terms and conditions here.

FAQs

This is an intimate experience with only 4 people per dive so sessions often book out in advance. To avoid missing out, we recommend booking online.

You must be 14 years or older for our Shark Dive Xtreme. Children under 18 must be accompanied by a parent or guardian.

Yes you can! Head to our Merlin Annual Pass page to purchase a discounted Shark Dive Xtreme. It's a special price just for pass holders.

To book a date for your experience with a gift voucher, please email our SDX bookings officer in advance at sharkdivextreme@sydneyaquarium.com.au.

NOTE: Business hours 8:30 am – 04:30 pm  (Monday-Friday)

For any enquiries regarding your booking please email our SDX bookings officer at sharkdivextreme@sydneyaquarium.com.au.

NORMAL BUSINESS HOURS:
8:30 am – 04:30 pm  (Monday-Friday)

Guests will need to bring the following for their dive:

  • Swimming costume/swimmers
  • Enclosed footwear
  • A Towel
  • Toiletries (you are welcome to use our showers after your dive)

No, but friends and family can take photos through the viewing tunnel. You also have the option of purchasing underwater souvenir photos or video footage after your dive.

Friends and family can watch from the safety of the viewing tunnel and wave, blow kisses and take photographs. Friends and family get a 25% off admission (up to 4 people per diver) to SEA LIFE Sydney to watch you dive. This can be redeemed on the day of the dive at our front desk. Please join our Tours Guides & School Groups queue line to purchase your tickets.