Encounter with Sharks in New Zealand

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Why we included this experience:

  • Get face to face with great predators of the deep
  • Heart-pounding excitement

Experience description

New Zealand is famous for its adventurous activities, and this underwater shark cage experience is right at the top of the pile. You’ll be immersed behind a mesh cage with a perspex bottom, allowing you unbelieveable views of the sharks (School, Sand Tiger, Wobbegong and Broadnose Sevengill) swimming all around you, as well as stingrays and many other fish from the country’s coastal areas - sometimes they’ll be only a few feet away, making this a real nail-biter of an experience.

No previous diving knowledge is needed - you’ll be given all the training and equipment required, and there will be a qualified instructor with you. As an additional benefit, beforehand, participants are invited to take a behind-the-scenes look at the famous Kelly Tarlton's Aquarium. And even though you’re going to find taking a dip with sharks is unforgettable, you’ll also be given a memory card containing a video of your dive, so you can impress your friends and shock your parents!


Highlights:

  • Safe but thrilling encounter with sharks
  • Get up close and personal with the fearsome predators

What's Included:

  • Experienced dive professional at hand
  • All equipment
  • Entry to the aquarium

Good to know:

  • Minimum height 1.3m (4.2ft)
  • Participants aged 17 and under must have signed consent from parent or guardian
  • Pregnant women cannot participate
  • Duration approx 1hr 15 mins, of which 15 mins in cage

Experience details

For 1 person
All year
Water
Adrenalin pumping

Location

23 Tamaki Drive, Orakei, Auckland 1071, New Zealand