Book Now - Shark Encounter

Be taken to the top of the shark tank where you will feed fish and reef sharks. You will be able to meet, feed and pat our friendly Tawny Nurse Shark as he comes up to the water surface to feed - an unforgettable experience!

Cost for making a firm booking for this amazing experience starts at:
$50 for one person, $80 for 2, $120 for 3 or 4 people. Minimum age 12 years. Maximum 4 participants.
Zoo entry is not included.

Gift Vouchers are available at $50 each
Redeeming a Voucher: If you have more than 1 voucher, you must redeem each voucher in order to make a booking for all participants.

Average Duration: Approximately 15 minutes



About National Zoo & Aquarium

We are located on Lady Denman Drive, next to Scrivener Dam, near Yarralumla - approximately 9km from the centre of Canberra - just off Parkesway/Tuggeranong Parkway.


999 Lady Denman Drive,
Weston Creek
Canberra, ACT 2611

Dress Code

Sensible footware

Spectator Information

Accompanying friends may see some of your encounter through the viewing windows below.

If you are doing the Encounter on your own - you may be able to pay $15 for a guest to accompany you and take photos.
Enquire at the Front Desk when you check in regarding availability.

Weather Information

Rain does not affect this encounter

Other Information

Zoo Entry is not included and needs to paid on arrival when you check in at the Entry Counter. (Minimum 1/2 hour prior)
(Unless you have also booked for ZooVenture or Meet a Cheetah on the same day)

Minimum age of 12, good mobility required as there are steps. Children 15 and under need to be accompanied by a paying adult either on the Encounter or as a Spectator. Maximum 4 participants

Rescheduling by a participant can be done up to 24 hours prior to the day, at a cost of $5 per person. Rescheduling within 24 hours will incur a fee of $20.00 per person (Fees payable at the time of rescheduling)
Redeeming a Voucher: If you have more than 1 voucher, you must redeem each voucher in order to make a booking for all participants.


Availability

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Mon, 21 Aug 2017

Afternoon Start
1:30pm Session

Thu, 24 Aug 2017

Afternoon Start
1:30pm Session

Sun, 27 Aug 2017

Afternoon Start
1:30pm Session

Mon, 28 Aug 2017

Afternoon Start
1:30pm Session
 

Or Buy a Voucher