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Shark Diving Xtreme in Sydney

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  • Location: Sydney, Australia
  • Duration: 2 hours 30 minutes (approx.)
  • Tour code: 3333SYDSDX

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Come face-to-face with giant sharks, stingrays, turtles and much more on your dive with the sharks at Manly SEA LIFE Sanctuary! Immerse yourself and enjoy the thrilling excitement of diving with some of the most feared and often misunderstood creatures of the deep blue sea.


Highlights

  • Close encounter with wildlife
  • All entrance fees included
  • All necessary equipment included

Introductory Shark Dive:
Suitable for those who have never dived before and/or certified divers. This is a unique first time diver experience. Begin the day with an introductory dive course, Manly SEA LIFE Sanctuary expert instructors will teach you all the skills needed to complete your first Shark dive! Next, take the plunge!

SCUBA Tune Up Program:
Suitable for certified divers only. Scuba tune up is for divers who would like to refresh their skills. Great if you haven't dived recently, to ensure you can relax and enjoy the dive. Essential for divers who have logged less than 15 dives and haven't dived in the last 6 months. The dive includes a re-introduction to scuba and pool skills and the 30 minute shark dive.

Certified Shark Dive:
Suitable for certified divers only. More than just a dive with sharks - join Sydney's first Shark Awareness Program, educating divers on topics ranging from the plight of the endangered grey nurse sharks and the identification of the various species to facts surrounding the most dangerous shark species. Next, take the plunge!

Night Dives:
From December to February additional night dives sessions are available. The 2.5 hour experience includes 30 minutes underwater in the 4 million liter Shark Harbor tank, with huge Grey Nurse Sharks, stingrays, turtles and loads of fish. Even thought it's a night dive, the lights will stay on for the entire experience. Valid for two people per booking, so grab a friend and book now.

All Dives Include:

  • Guaranteed perfect conditions every time. Great visibility within the 4 million liter Oceanarium.
  • Guaranteed to get up close and personal with 4 different species of sharks, 7 adult Grey Nurse sharks, 1 juvenile Grey Nurse shark (born at Manly SEA LIFE Sanctuary in 2001),4 different species of stingrays, giant turtles and a vast array of marine life.

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Departure Dates:
Departure Point:

Manly SEA LIFE Sanctuary, located at the entrance to West Esplanade, Manly.


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Introductory 9am
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Suitable for those who have never dived before and/or certified divers. Includes introductory dive course and 30-minute shark dive at 9am.

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Introductory 11:30am
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Suitable for those who have never dived before and/or certified divers. Includes introductory dive course and 30-minute shark dive at 11:30am.

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Introductory 1pm
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Suitable for those who have never dived before and/or certified divers. Includes introductory dive course and 30-minute shark dive at 1pm.

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Introductory 2pm
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Suitable for those who have never dived before and/or certified divers. Includes introductory dive course and 30-minute shark dive at 2pm.

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Introductory 3:30pm
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Suitable for those who have never dived before and/or certified divers. Includes introductory dive course and 30-minute shark dive at 3:30pm.

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Introductory 4:30pm
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Suitable for those who have never dived before and/or certified divers. Includes introductory dive course and 30-minute shark dive at 4:30pm.

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Introductory 6pm Night
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Suitable for those who have never dived before and/or certified divers. Includes introductory dive course and 30-minute night shark dive at 6pm.

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Certified Dive - 9am
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Suitable for certified divers only. Includes 30-minute shark dive at 9am.

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Certified Dive - 11:30am
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Suitable for certified divers only. Includes 30-minute shark dive at 11:30am.

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Certified Dive - 1pm
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Suitable for certified divers only. Includes 30-minute shark dive at 1pm.

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Certified Dive - 2pm
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Suitable for certified divers only. Includes 30-minute shark dive at 2pm.

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Certified Dive - 3:30pm
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Suitable for certified divers only. Includes 30-minute shark dive at 3:30pm.

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Certified Dive - 4:30pm
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Suitable for certified divers only. Includes 30-minute shark dive at 4:30pm.

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Certified Dive - 6pm Night
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Suitable for certified divers only. Includes 30-minute night shark dive at 6pm.

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Shark Diving Xtreme in Sydney

Shark Diving Xtreme in Sydney
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Inclusions:
  • Briefing on introduction to Scuba Diving (Introductory Dives ONLY)
  • 1 hour Shark Awareness Course (Certified Dives ONLY)
  • Oceanarium tank dive with sharks (30 minutes)
  • Full equipment hire (wetsuits, booties, mask and tanks)
  • Entrance fee, live shows and guided tours at Manly SEA LIFE Sanctuary
  • De-brief
  • Hot showers
  • Shark Dive X-treme certificate
  • Australian Goods and Services Tax (GST)
Exclusions:
  • Meals and drinks
  • Optional underwater photos, available for additional cost
Additional Information:

  • Confirmation for this product will be received within 48 hours of booking, subject to availability.
  • Each course is operated with a maximum of four people per session.
  • Each dive is at your chosen time - please advise a preferred dive time at time of booking.
  • All divers must complete a dive medical questionnaire. This questionnaire will be sent out to you upon processing a booking or upon request.
  • All passenger weights MUST be advised at time of booking. In some cases, obese clients may be required to check-in 48 hours before dive, to be measured for equipment - and may be asked to gain a medical clearance if deemed necessary by instructors.
  • Friends and family can watch from the safety of the viewing tunnel and wave and take photographs
  • Ambient water temperature with heated training pool and extra warm wetsuits in winter
  • Adult pricing applies to all travelers
  • Minimum age is 14 years

Restrictions:

  • Not permitted to drink alcohol within 12-hours before your dive
  • You will not be permitted to fly within 24-hours after your dive
  • You must be able to swim 50 meters comfortably
  • Answer NO to all questions on the dive medical questionnaire
  • Maximum of 4 divers per session
What to Bring:
  • Swimming costume, towel and toiletries
  • Certified and Tune Up divers must bring certification dive card
Itinerary:

1. Shark Dive Xtreme Introductory Program (suitable for first time divers); this includes:

  • Introduction to scuba diving briefing and pool skills session
  • 30 minute Oceanarium tank dive
  • All equipment supplied including full length wetsuit
  • Debrief and certificate

2. Shark Dive Extreme Scuba Tune Up (qualified divers who have had logged less than 15 dives or haven't dived in the last 6 months):

  • Refresher training and pool skills session
  • 30 minute Oceanarium dive
  • All equipment supplied (can bring own mask and full length wetsuit)
  • Debrief and certificate

3. Shark Dive Xtreme Certified Program (qualified divers); this includes:

  • Shark awareness brief (origins of sharks, reproduction, identification etc)
  • 30 minute Oceanarium tank dive
  • All equipment supplied (can bring own mask and full length wetsuit)
  • Debrief and certificate

After your breathtaking dive you can re-live your encounters with the creatures of the deep whilst enjoying refreshments and admiring the magnificent view of Sydney Harbour in Manly SEA LIFE Sanctuary beach front cafe.

Your Shark Dive Xtreme experience entitles you to free admission to Manly SEA LIFE Sanctuary, including interactive daily guided shows and guided tours and any special activities or feeds.

Frequently Asked Questions:

What are the general requirements?
All dives are available for anyone over the age of 14 years. 14 to 16 year olds must be accompanied by a parent or guardian.
You must be able to swim. You must have satisfactory health.

Is it Safe?
Safe environment, expert fully-qualified instructors.

Can I bring my own equipment?
All equipment is supplied, but can bring own full length wetsuit and mask

Can I take photos in the tank?
No. An underwater picture of you diving is available for purchase.

Can I fly after I dive?
You cannot fly within 12 hours of the dive

How do I get there?
Manly SEA LIFE Sanctuary is located 200 meters from Manly Wharf so is easily accessible by Ferry from the downtown Sydney.

Medical Questionnaire:
All divers on this course must complete a dive medical questionnaire. This questionnaire will be sent out to you upon processing a booking or upon your request. It is important to note that people with a history of asthma, including childhood asthma will require a medical certificate. If a diver has a history of any medical condition, they need to consult their doctor and provide a medical certificate before they can participate in the Shark Dive Xtreme program.

  • Asthma
  • Heart Disease
  • Epilepsy
  • Diabetes
  • Chronic chest condition
  • Chronic sinus condition
  • Ear problems
  • High blood pressure or obesity
  • Are you pregnant? (Pregnant woman are not permitted to dive regardless)
  • Do you have any other medical conditions, including injuries or psychological issues that may prevent you from participating in the dive?

All passenger weights MUST be advised at time of booking. If you do not indicate this, you will be required to advise weights directly to Manly SEA LIFE Sanctuary. In some cases, obese clients may be required to check-in 48 hours before dive, to be measured for equipment - and may be asked to gain a medical clearance if deemed necessary by instructors.

IF YOU ANSWERED YES TO ANY OF THESE MEDICAL QUESTIONS THEN A MEDICAL CLEARANCE IS REQUIRED BY YOUR DOCTOR.

  • Children aged 13 years and under are not permitted on this tour
  • Child prices are not available. Adult prices apply to all travelers
Terms and Conditions:
All sales are final and incur 100% cancellation penalties.
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Complete Operator information, including local telephone numbers at your destination, are included on your Confirmation Voucher. Our Product Managers select only the most experienced and reliable operators in each destination, removing the guesswork for you, and ensuring your peace of mind.

Traveler Reviews

Reviewed by: Kathy B, January 2014

Staff great and a terrific experience all round

Reviewed by: Cinda and Drew, December 2013

Super fun! Would highly recommend if you are even possibly thinking about it!

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