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  •  Activities
  •  Melbourne
  •  Shark Dive Xtreme at SEA LIFE Melbourne Aquarium including Full Day Admission

Shark Dive Xtreme at SEA LIFE Melbourne Aquarium including Full Day Admission

SEA LIFE Melbourne Aquarium

  • Melbourne
  • English
  • Flexible. Up to 7 hours including 2.5 hours Shark Dive Xtreme Experience
  • Free Cancellation prior to 7 days of travel date
  • 48 Working Hours Confirmation

Standard Inclusions

  • 1. Introduction to scuba diving, briefing and training session (approx. 90 minutes)
  • 2. Dive with creatures of the deep (approx. 30 minutes)
  • 3. All dive equipment & wetsuit
  • 4. All day admission to explore SEA LIFE Melbourne Aquarium

1 Key Facts


  • 1. Introduction to scuba diving, briefing and training session (approx. 90 minutes)
  • 2. Dive with creatures of the deep (approx. 30 minutes)
  • 3. All dive equipment & wetsuit
  • 4. All day admission to explore SEA LIFE Melbourne Aquarium

Not included

  • 1. Transport from/to hotels
  • 2. Food & beverages not listed as Inclusions
  • 3. Souvenirs
  • 4. Travel Insurance
Destination Melbourne
Address King St, Melbourne VIC 3000, Australia
How to get there SEA LIFE Melbourne is located on the corner of Flinders Street and King Street, Melbourne. It is situated on the Yarra River, opposite Crown Entertainment Complex.

● By Car
While there is no public car parking at SEA LIFE Melbourne, there are several public car parking facilities available only a short walk away. Please check the Aquarium official website for detailed parking information before travelling.

● By Public Transport
- Train: SEA LIFE Melbourne is a five minute walk from either Flinders or Southern Cross train stations.
- Tram: The SEA LIFE Melbourne tram stop is located on Flinders Street, directly out the front of the attraction. It services routes 70 and 75, and the FREE City Circle Tram.
Operating hours
SEA LIFE Melbourne Aquarium (Monday - Friday) 10:00 - 17:00 Last Entry 16:00
SEA LIFE Melbourne Aquarium (Weekends, School Holidays and Public Holidays) 09:30 - 17:00 Last Entry 16:00
Shark Dive Xtreme (Fridays, Saturdays, Sundays, Mondays) 10:00, 11:00, 14:30, 15:30 Schedules are reference only and subject to availability.
Check-in requirements ● 10:00/11:00 - Divers are required on site at 08:45 for a safety briefing/induction.
● 14:30/15:30 - Divers are required on site at 12:45 for a safety briefing/induction.
● Non-arrival or arrival after this time will result in non-admittance to the dive at SEA LIFE Melbourne Aquarium’s discretion, without refund. Missed dives will not be re-scheduled.
What to bring/wear ● your bathers and a towel
Other info 【Important Post-Covid Service Information】
- Please be ready to make on-site payments using a 'contactless' bank card, rather than cash.
- Service provider politely requests that you refrain from visiting attractions should you start displaying any of the symptoms associated with COVID-19.
- Service provider is required to record contact details for all guests to ensure contact tracing may be conducted if necessary.

• SEA LIFE Melbourne Aquarium
- Service provider has suspended some experiences to ensure that social distancing is suitably maintained. This includes the Glass Bottom Boat, however, the Shark Dive Xtreme and Penguin Passport experiences will continue to operate.

【 ⚠ Please READ before booking  ⚠ 】

● Medical Conditions
If you suffer from or have suffered from any of the following medical conditions OR If you suffer from any other medical conditions, including recent injuries, surgeries or psychological conditions then you will be required to obtain a fully completed medical clearance from A QUALIFIED DIVE DOCTOR prior to booking in for the dive.
- Asthma
- Heart Disease
- Epilepsy
- Diabetes
- Chest Conditions including Pneumothorax
- Sinus Conditions
- Ear problems/surgery
- High blood pressure
- Pregnancy (pregnant women are not permitted to dive)

Scuba Diving is physically demanding and can be dangerous if you suffer from certain medical conditions. It is very important that you, the diver, do not suffer from any contraindications to diving.

Please make sure you read the full and up-to-date medical form (  before booking.

Failure to pass the medical declaration, supply medical clearance from a certified Dive Doctor on the day on the day will also incur a fee.

● Fitness Requirement
Scuba Diving is physically demanding, and divers must be able to lift and walk with approximately 35kg

● Non-English Speaking Divers
For health and safety reasons, all divers MUST be able to speak English.

● No Drink and Dive
Do NOT drink alcohol from the night before until your dive is completed. Divers must not have drugs or alcohol in their system when arrived at site.

● No Dive and Fly
Cannot dive within 24 hours of a flight.

● Swimming Ability
Divers must have a reasonable degree of swimming ability

● Child Policy
Divers MUST be at least 14 years of age to participate - any diver under the age of 18 must have a parent or legal guardian in attendance at the dive safety briefing on the day

● Personal Items
Divers are not permitted to take any other items; eg. Cameras, video cameras, knives, etc.; into the aquarium other than those supplied by SEA LIFE Melbourne Aquarium. The use of personal items such as wet suits, go pros and other underwater equipment is not permitted.

● General Behavior
All Divers must obey the directions and instructions of SEA LIFE Melbourne Aquarium Dive Leaders, must not disturb other divers or interfere with the Dive Leader's ability to conduct the dive in a safe and secure manner and must not damage, deface or remove any part of the Oceanarium or any of the equipment being used. SEA LIFE Melbourne Aquarium retains the right to remove from the dive any diver who does not comply with these terms, without refund.

● Animal Behavior
It is possible to predict how the animals will behave for every dive, this experience cannot guarantee that a shark will approach every diver in the tank.

● SEA LIFE Melbourne will refuse admittance to any person who is under the influence of drugs or alcohol or behaving badly in an offensive or uncooperative manner, without refund.

● Opening Hours
Please check with The Service Provider for up to date opening hours when closer to travel date to plan your visit

2 Overview

SEA LIFE Melbourne takes you on an interactive ocean adventure filled with amazing discovery and magical marine stories. Explore the creatures and features of the ocean like never before with the thousands of colourful aquatic animals that call SEA LIFE home. Become a Rockpool Explorer as you embark on a marine adventure from the depths of the ocean dominated by sharks and massive stingrays, to the icy cool waters of Antarctica, home to the majestic King and cheeky Gentoo penguins. Journey back in time and meet the pre-historic giants of the ocean at the latest, must-see Ancient Oceans exhibit. Visitors will discover more about the magnificent ancient creatures and get close to some remarkable animals that have lived for millions of years. With interactive animal displays, magical marine stories, and expert keeper presentations, SEA LIFE Melbourne is sure to inspire love for the oceans.

Shark Dive Xtreme at SEA LIFE Melbourne Aquarium including Full Day Admission


Shark Dive Xtreme

Check out Shark Dive Xtreme at SEA LIFE Melbourne Aquarium - home of Melbourne's only shark dive experience! Step into Another World at SEA LIFE Melbourne. Get an exclusive look behind the scenes and see what happens in Aquarium's staff only areas. This ticket also includes all day general admission to our aquarium; explore our underwater world until your heart's content!

A face-to-fin experience like no other; Shark Dive Xtreme is a rare diving experience where you are guaranteed an underwater encounter with sharks. Dive in to meet the resident Grey Nurse Shark, Blacktip Reef Sharks, Sandbar Whalers, Largetooth Sawfish, MASSIVE rays, Groupers, multiple species of Cod and more. Some of the sharks are up to 3 metres in size! Never scuba-dived before? No problem - this dive is suitable for first time divers and includes tuition and safety training. 


  • Ice Age 4D Cinema
  • Join Scrat, Ice Age's resident nut-crazed sabre-toothed squirrel, as he time travels in his zaniest adventure to date, Ice Age: No Time For Nuts 4-D. Scrat battles a wonky time-machine that has zapped his beloved nut, and with buddies Manny, Diego and especially Sid along for the ride the laughs are right on time in this custom 4-D special effects extravaganza!
  • Penguin Playground
  • Explore a world unlike any other in Penguin Playground and marvel as the majestic King and cheeky Gentoo penguins slip and slide across the snow-covered ice. Chill out with the penguins as they get up to mischief and splash about in the penguin pool.
  • Crocodile Lair
  • From two spectacular viewing levels, come face-to-face with Pinjarra – one of Australia's largest saltwater crocodiles. A full, 360 degree, jaw-dropping viewing experience.
  • Mermaid Garden
  • Venture into the awe-inspiring depths of Australia's oceans as you walk beneath our 2.2 million litre Oceanarium. Take a moment to soak up the breathtaking panoramic view as huge stingrays, massive sharks and hundreds of multi-coloured marine creatures swim by. An enchanting underwater paradise awaits at Mermaid Garden!
  • Bay of Rays
  • Journey beneath the surface of Melbourne's iconic Port Phillip Bay, where you will encounter some of the graceful marine creatures that ordinarily reside well out of eye-sight. Gaze at the graceful Fiddler rays and other residents including the iconic Port Jackson shark The crawl-through heads up display provides the perfect opportunity for kids to peek into the fascinating underwater world of Port Phillip Bay!
  • Discovery Rockpools
  • Get your hands wet and discover the world that lies below the waves at the interactive Discovery Rockpools, where you can touch beautiful Sea stars and shark eggs! Explore the Mangrove Nursery, where the mangroves provide the perfect playground for juvenile fish.
  • Coral Atoll
  • This colourful underwater wonderland is home to a variety of exotic animals, including moray eels, and hundreds of multi-coloured fish. See if you can spot Dory, the famous Southern Blue Tang. Coral Atoll is just one of many habitats to discover at SEA LIFE Melbourne, where you can lose yourself in a colourful underwater world.
  • Interactive Wonder Wall
  • The Interactive Wonder Wall is an all-new immersive, digital installation inspired by underwater movement. Wave and say hello to the Clownfish and Seahorses and watch them as they scatter!
  • Shipwreck Explorer
  • Journey deep below and encounter some of the aquarium's largest marine creatures. Relax on the steps of the Ocean Theatre; your window into the underwater world and watch a presentation about the amazing marine creatures floating by.
  • Seahorse Pier
  • Housing our stunning seahorse and sea dragon species, experience a rainbow of stunning colours and weird and wonderful creatures in Seahorse Pier. This exhibit is also home to SEA LIFE Melbournes internationally-recognised Weedy Seadragon breeding program.
  • Rainforest Adventure
  • Prepare to be transported from the depths of the ocean to the lush and humid temperatures of the tropical north where you can wonder at some of the unique Australian animals, including Lungfish, turtles, snakes, lizards and frogs.


Our Animals
  • Sharks
  • King and Gentoo Penguins
  • Pinjarra The Mega Croc
  • Rainforest Creatures
  • Rays and Sawfish
  • Seahorse and Cuttlefish
  • Sea Stars
  • Ocean Fish
  • Tropical Reef Fish

3 Policy

Cancellation Policy

● If you cancel at least 7 day(s) in advance of the scheduled departure, there is no cancellation fee.
● If you cancel between 0 and 6 day(s) in advance of the scheduled departure, there is a 100 percent cancellation fee.
● If no show, no refund.

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