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Shark dive with no cage in the heart of Sydney!

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Take the Plunge...

Sydney’s most exhilarating experience is back!  

Get your adrenaline pumping and take the plunge in one of the most thrilling animal encounters in Australia. Shark Dive Xtreme is a rare opportunity to get closer than ever to our incredible Grey Nurse Sharks, Port Jackson Sharks, Wobbegong Sharks, as well as giant Stingrays, and many more amazing sea creatures... all without a cage!

Never scuba-dived before?

No problem! Shark Dive Xtreme is a 2.5-3 hour experience, suitable for first-time divers with no previous diving experience required. This experience is suitable for ages 14+, and a reasonable degree of swimming ability is required to participate. Please ensure you check the restrictions and medical requirements on the SEA LIFE website before booking. 

Each guest will take part in a 90-minute introductory briefing and a 30-minute diving experience to go face-to-fin with sharks, rays and more! 

Shark Dive Xtreme runs on selected dates, with three timeslots available to choose from per day. Each timeslot can accommodate up to 5 people - so pre-booking is essential. 

Important Information about Shark Dive Xtreme

Grey Nurse Sharks (5)

What's included?

Each guest will take part in a 2.5-3 hour experience including:

  • Introduction to scuba diving, briefing and training session (approx. 90 minutes)
  • 30-minute dive face-to-fin 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

Shark Dive Xtreme Annual Pass Discount

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Per Adult
Per Adult
Annual Pass Discount

Shark Dive Xtreme Gift Voucher

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Per Adult
A Thrilling Gift

Frequently asked questions

Have a question about Shark Dive Xtreme? Check out some of the most frequently asked questions below.

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 to participate in our Shark Dive Xtreme experience. A parent or guardian must accompany children under 18.

To book a date for your experience with a gift voucher, please click here to pre-book your timeslot. 

Please note, only Shark Dive Xtreme vouchers purchased via SEA LIFE Sydney may be redeemed through the link above, Any vouchers purchased through a third-party site must be redeemed through their respective website.

Gift cards or vouchers purchased in NSW after 1 March 2018 must be redeemed within three years from the date of purchase.

For any enquiries regarding your booking please email our SDX bookings officer at

Or call our customer service team at 02 9333 9200 

Normal Business Hours:

9:00am-5:00pm (7 days a week) 

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 can also purchase underwater souvenir photo and 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. When you purchase your Shark Dive Xtreme ticket, you will have the opportunity to purchase the discounted spectator ticket before you confirm your purchase.