Irukandji Entry Tickets includes Shallows Encounter & Shark Food

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Highlights & inclusions

Feed, pet and interact with amazing animals
Learn about the fascinating world of sharks and rays
Interactive aquarium with the chance to feed & pet sharks & rays
Extra special activities can be purchased on the date
Wade barefoot in the lagoons or purchase souvenir socks to wear
Hire a wetsuit to get even deeper and closer to the animals

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Tue, May 21, 2024

What you can expect

Wade into the shallows and get up close with marvellous marine life at Irukandji Shark & Ray Encounters. The famous shallow encounter will see you dip your feet or wade into waist-deep water to touch and hand feed sharks and rays. Joined by marine experts, learn about these curious creatures like never before during a personal encounter in the shallows.

This experience also includes entry and an interactive tour of the Irukandji Shark & Ray Encounter Aquarium located in Port Stephens, New South Wales. Book Irukandji Entry Tickets with Shallows Encounter to overcome your fears and meet these fascinating creatures up close and personal.


What you need to know

  • Entry to Irukandji Shark & Ray Encounters
  • Entry into the shallow water of the lagoon to interact with the animals
  • Food for the sharks and rays
  • Educational and interactive displays and talks
  • Wetsuits can be hired for an extra $18
Departure Location
  • Irukandji's Shark & Ray Encounters is located at 2 Jessie Road, Anna Bay
Additional Information
  • Enter the shallows in bare feet, or purchase wear and keep souvenir socks for an extra $5 if you wish to keep your toes covered
  • Children under 12 must be accompanied by an adult in the water at all times.
Cancellation Policy
  • Cancel up to 12 hours in advance for a full refund
  • Reschedule at any time
Booking Information
  • Confirmation in the form of a tour voucher will be received at time of booking
  • Upon completion of purchase, please print the voucher and present on day of the experience
  • Mobile Vouchers are accepted! - Vouchers can also be presented on your mobile device for this attraction
  • For your information, complete Tour Operator Information including contact details is included on your tour voucher
  • Availability was accurate at the time of booking however, is subject to change due to circumstances out of our control
  • We strongly suggest reconfirming your booking with the tour operator within 24 hours of making your booking and prior to making other travel arrangements

Recent reviews

52 reviews

We had so much fun with sea creatures, fed and patted the stingrays

We had so much fun and the kids loved to feed the sharks and stingrays, however, if you are willing to have close encounters, get the wet suit from there. There were shark talk sessions. Staff members are very welcoming and have good customer service skills.

Anum Saeed 4 months ago

Wonderful experience for young and young at heart.

Friendly and knowledgeable staff made the experience very enjoyable. The facilities are ever-changing and improving as the team settles into the newer location. We loved being able to feed a variety of sharks and rays with our 3-year-old as well as listen to lots of information about the species we could see. Plenty to do undercover even in pretty torrential rain, although you do need to walk a hundred metres or so outside to get between covered sections. The sharks and rays all appear to be well-loved and taken care of.

Lisa Thomas 7 months ago

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  • Help code: D2B-413E
  • This experience is supplied by Irukandji Shark and Ray Encounters General Admission


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  • We have an approved Science Based Target
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