Irukandji Shark & Ray Encounters
Formerly the Australian Shark and Ray Centre; Irukandji is your new adventure centre of 2016!
Such a unique experience where even small children can experience the marine world like never before; Sting Ray selfies, feeding playful Sharks and having baby Rays sit on their laps!
Every visitor receives a guided tour; choose to feed from the sides or have a real Shark Encounter in wetsuits or waders, what an experience! Irukandji Shark & Ray Encounters aims to be the local go to for crazy fun for all ages at the same time as being a research and conservation hub.
Fully interactive hands on experience, and its available rain, hail or shine, year round for everyone from 0 years old.
An essential and exciting experience awaits everybody! Does Irukandji sound familiar to you? Its only one of the most deadly things in the world; The Irukandji Jelly Fish! Coming soon in the new Jelly Fish Room! The excitement is building as the new owners take it to the next level in many aspects including unveiling this awesome new brand and conservation plan.
Be sure to check out the new website www.sharkencounters.com.au it is an awesome resource for children and adults alike with learning tools and fun packed in.
Get ready for adventure! The Friendly Sharks and Rays are waiting to meet you. Bring your swimmers, towel and don’t forget your camera/Gopro for those shark selfies.
August is locals month! Half price for Port Stephens Locals when you pay at the door with valid photo ID.
FROM NEWCASTLE/SYDNEY: Travel to Nelson Bay on Nelson Bay Rd. Go straight through roundabout with turnoff to Lemon Tree Passage. Turn left at GO_KARTS sign and we are 1km up the road on the left.
From NELSON BAY: Travel approximately 10 minutes towards Newcastle. Go straight through roundabout with turn off to Taylors Beach. 3rd street on rt is Marsh Rd. Go approximately 1km and look for Blue Gates and Australian Shark and Ray Centre sign on left.
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Ranked #8 of 54 things to do in Port Stephens
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"Family afternoon out."
"Great place to take the kids, staff are friendly. A short trip from Newcadtle and easy to find all in all just a good afternoon out." more »
"Such an amazing experience and all the guides were so knowledgable and helpful. We couldn't rate this experience high enough!" more »
"Great value for money, knowledgable staff; a great day out for all."
"We had a really great afternoon here, it was great to get to know a bit more about the beautiful animals kept here. You would definitely need a car to get here as it is not within walking distance of..." more »
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