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Irukandji Shark and Ray Aquarium Entry Ticket with Optional Shark Experience

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    What to Expect
    Make your own way to the Irukandji Shark and Ray Aquarium at the time of your choice and join your guide for your tour.
    Choose to don either the wader pants — which keep you completely dry — or a wetsuit with booties (the pools are heated to a comfortable 76°F  or 24.5°C). Start by visiting the smaller fish, including juvenile Port Jackson sharks, tropical fish, seahorses, and eels, all located in the Bamboo Shallows exhibit.
    Move on to Fiddler Flats to see the fiddler rays, who get excited when you offer them food. Ray Lagoon is home to larger species including eagle rays, zebra sharks and the leopard whip rays. Your guide gives you a close look at a stingray mouth and the rest of the rays often come over to see what's happening.
    Finally, meet the big fish when you stop by the tawny nurse shark tank. Sometimes referred to as the koalas of the ocean, these sharks can measure about 10 feet (3 m) long and spend a lot of time sleeping.
    When your tour ends, you can remain on your own for another look at your favorite creatures.
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    Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

    What a great experience! Our kids (15 months and a 2 year old) absolutely loved getting to touch, feed, interact and swim with the sharks and rays. The tour was fantastic, the information was great and the experience was unforgettable. The owners clearly have a...More

    Thank 69mirac
    Reviewed 29 May 2019

    I found the staff to be very knowledgeable and dedicated to the animals. It was a great way for my family to get a new perspective. I see and appreciate these animals differently now and think that having the opportunity to able to get up...More

    Date of experience: May 2019
    Thank tetsuo123
    Irukandji_SharkRay, Manager at Irukandji Shark & Ray Encounters, responded to this reviewResponded 2 June 2019

    Hi tetsuo123, Wow! What a great thing to hear! All of our efforts really pay off when we hear that we've changed people's perspective about sharks and rays! Thank you so much for your kind review and for taking the time to support us! Warm...More

    Reviewed 17 May 2019 via mobile

    I visited the Shark and Ray centre today, with the extra Shark Encounter experience. I would thoroughly recommend it. The staff were very knowledgeable, and extremely reassuring (I was very nervous). Such a great experience, very enjoyable. ThankyouMore

    Date of experience: May 2019
    Thank Lisa P
    Irukandji_SharkRay, Manager at Irukandji Shark & Ray Encounters, responded to this reviewResponded 1 June 2019

    Hi Lisa P, Thank you so much for your wonderful review! We are glad to hear that you enjoyed your experience even though you were nervous at first! The animals are extremely friendly so we are glad when people push past their comfort zones to...More

    Reviewed 25 April 2019 via mobile

    We loved the shark & ray centre! The tour guides were always smiling, very informative & passionate about the Sharks & Rays. The kids had a ball (5-13) & so did my husband & I! We all got in the water (except our youngest who...More

    Thank katiekate2016
    Irukandji_SharkRay, Manager at Irukandji Shark & Ray Encounters, responded to this reviewResponded 28 April 2019

    Hi katiekate2016, We are so glad to hear that you and your kids had a great time visiting with our critters! It fills us with joy that you are clearly able to see the passion we all have here for Sharks and Rays and the...More

    Reviewed 23 April 2019

    We visited the Port Stevens for a fabulous holiday time out during the Easter of 2019. On the way back home to Sydney, we detoured to visit Irukandji Shark & Ray Encounters. It wasnt in our plan to visit the place...but we were very curious...More

    Date of experience: April 2019
    1  Thank JerryTravels999
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