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Shark Dive Xtreme relaunches at SEA LIFE Sunshine Coast

Shark Dive Xtreme relaunches at SEA LIFE Sunshine Coast
November 24, 2020

After a three-year hiatus, SEA LIFE Sunshine Coast’s cage-less diving experience - where guests are guaranteed an underwater encounter with sharks and rays - returns on 10th December 2020 – coinciding with SEA LIFE Sunshine Coast’s Summer of Sharks campaign.

The exhilarating Shark Dive Xtreme experience offers encounters with nine different shark species including three huge grey nurse sharks, reef sharks and wobbegong sharks.

The two-hour adventure takes guests behind the scenes for a safety briefing and dive training before they take the plunge finding themselves inside the aquarium’s Ocean Tunnel.

Guetsts don’t need any previous diving experience to take part in SEA LIFE Sunshine Coast’s Shark Dive Xtreme with the underwater experience available to those aged 14+.

SEA LIFE Sunshine Coast General Manager, Quinn Clarke advises “the return of Shark Dive Xtreme coincides with our Summer of Sharks campaign. We are encouraging guests to sink their teeth into the world of these fascinating sea creatures during the school holidays through a range of activities focusing on myth-busting, conservation, shark safety, fun facts and more.

Each day of the school holidays, one of SEA LIFE Sunshine Coast’s resident Shark experts will be chatting with guests about all things shark-related from 10am – 3pm, answering questions, showcasing artefacts and educating people about how to be shark safe this summer.

The Summer of Sharks is a celebration of sharks and the essential role they play in our ecosystem. SEA LIFE Sunshine Coast wants to give people the opportunity to learn more about these magnificent marine creatures, which are often misunderstood, and are under threat from overfishing, the demand for shark products and habitat destruction.

During the Queensland school holidays, SEA LIFE Sunshine Coast will be open 7 days per week from 9am – 5pm (last entry 4pm). All visitors must pre-book their tickets online in advance.

Go to sealifesunshinecoast.com.au for updates, tickets, opening hours and health and safety information.

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