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Irukandji Shark & Ray Encounters

Reef Shark Snorkel + Entry Pass

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  • Get up close to sharks & rays
  • See the big sharks & rays in their underwater world
  • Learn about the fascinating world of sharks & rays
  • Take some amazing underwater photos
  • Face your fears with an exciting encounter
  • Feed & pet animals in the shallow water of the lagoon
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Experience a close encounter with beautiful sharks and rays when you book the Tropical Snorkel Experience at the Irukandji Shark & Ray Encounters Aquarium in Port Stephens. Meet your private guide and wade into the deep waters of the lagoon for an interactive snorkel experience that will see you feed and pat a variety of species.

The Tropical Snorkel experience also includes entry and tour of the aquarium and knowledgeable talks with marine keepers and food for the sharks and rays. Irukandji Shark & Ray Encounter run tours all day between 9am to 5pm daily and is a suitable activity for the whole family.


  • Entry to Irukandji Shark & Ray Encounters
  • Interactive tour of the aquarium
  • Entry into the shallow water of the lagoon for feeding and petting
  • Food for the sharks and rays
  • Educational and interactive displays and talks
  • Snorkel with private guide in the deep water of the lagoon
  • Wetsuits and snorkel gear hire plus wear and keep souvenir socks
  • 30 minute snorkel in the deep water of the tropical lagoon with the biggest sharks


  • 9:30am or 1:30pm every day


  • 160 minutes (approx)

Departure Location

  • Located at 2 Jessie Rd Anna Bay, NSW, on the corner of Nelson Bay Rd and Jessie Rd

Additional Information

  • Only available for people over the age of 12 years and must be competent swimmers
  • Please arrive 20 minutes before your snorkel experience so you don't miss out on time in the water
  • Bring a towel and swimwear to wear under your wetsuit

Cancellation Policy

  • Cancel up to 12 hours in advance for a full refund
  • Reschedule at any time

Booking Information

  • Confirmation in the form of a tour voucher will be received at time of booking
  • Upon completion of purchase, please print the voucher and present on day of the experience
  • Mobile Vouchers are accepted! - Vouchers can also be presented on your mobile device for this attraction
  • For your information, complete Tour Operator Information including contact details is included on your tour voucher
  • Availability was accurate at the time of booking however, is subject to change due to circumstances out of our control
  • We strongly suggest reconfirming your booking with the tour operator within 24 hours of making your booking and prior to making other travel arrangements
During winter hours, the quietest times to visit are on weekdays or prior to 12pm or after 2pm. During summer hours, the quietest times to visit are prior to 10am or after 3pm.
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