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Shark Dive Melbourne

Shark Dive Xtreme

Take the plunge...

Check out Shark Dive Xtreme at SEA LIFE Melbourne Aquarium - home of Melbourne's only shark dive experience!
Time: Friday - Monday Up to 4 dives a day
Duration: 1.5 hours total, including 30 minutes dive time
Capacity: Maximum 4 people per dive (all divers must be 14 yrs or over)


What is Shark Dive Xtreme?

Diving with sharks at SEA LIFE Melbourne Aquarium is an exhilarating experience, and one of only a few experiences worldwide where you're guaranteed an underwater encounter with sharks. Our colony of Sharks range in size from 1 to 3 metres, and when you do your shark dive with us, you get to enter their domain - without cages!

With NO PREVIOUS DIVING EXPERIENCE REQUIRED, you'll get to scuba dive with Nurse Sharks, Blacktip Reef Sharks, Sandbar Whaler Sharks, Bowmouth Guitarfish, Largetooth Sawfish, as well as massive stingrays (and we mean MASSIVE), and hundreds of many more amazing sea creatures!

Your Experience Includes:

  • Introduction to scuba diving, briefing and training session (approx. 90 minutes)
  • 30 minute dive with huge sharks, rays and more in the main Oceanarium
  • All dive equipment & wetsuits
  • 'I Dived and Survived' Shark Dive Xtreme certificate
  • All day admission to explore SEA LIFE Melbourne Aquarium

Book this experience for a specific date now or purchase an shark diving gift voucher valid for 12 months.

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Shark Dive Xtreme: $299

(Min age 14 yrs.)

Book Shark Dive Xtreme

Gift Vouchers

An xtreme gift!

Give the gift of the ultimate adrenaline rush coming face-to-face with a shark, one of the most feared creatures of the deep. Take the plunge inside SEA LIFE Melbourne Aquarium's 2.2 million litre Oceanarium... if they dare!

Buy Gift Voucher

Merlin Annual Pass Prices

From: $239.20

To obtain the special Annual Passholder price you will need to enter your pass number when prompted in the web store AND present your pass on arrival at the aquarium on the day of your dive.

Book With Merlin Annual Pass

Already have a Shark Dive Xtreme Gift Voucher?

Email us to redeem your voucher:


Important Information

No Diving Experience Required!

IMPORTANT NOTE: All divers who are unable to speak English must be accompanied by a translator and have a reasonable degree of swimming ability. For health and safety reasons we are unable to allow non-English speakers without a translator to dive with our sharks.

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 carefully read the below list of medical conditions that may prohibit you from taking part in the Shark Dive for your own safety.

- 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).

If you suffer from or have suffered from any of the above 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.

Please make sure you read our medical form before booking here,

And read our terms and conditions here.


If you suffer from or have suffered from any medical conditions including recent injuries, surgeries or psychological conditions then you will be required to obtain a fully completed medical clearance from your doctor prior to booking in for the dive.

Please download the medical clearance form here

DO NOT DRINK ALCOHOL the night before your dive.

DO NOT fly in an aircraft within 12 hours after your dive.

You must have a reasonable degree of swimming ability.



Got A Question?

Email: experiences@melbourneaquarium.com.au 

Phone: (03) 9067 8300


(We will endeavour to get back to all enquiries within 24 hours)

Shark Dive Xtreme Gift Voucher

A gift they'll never forget!
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Per Person
  • Come face-to-face with no cages - just you and your instructors
  • No previous diving experience required (age 14+)
  • All day aquarium admission included