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Vic Hislop's Shark Show

553 The Esplanade, Urangan, Hervey Bay, Queensland 4655, Australia
07 4128 9137
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Ranked #13 of 15 attractions in Urangan
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2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014 NEW via mobile

I took my 10 year old son, we both found it very interesting and informative, to see the amount of shark attacks in australia over the years. Vic is obviously very passionate in his cause to prevent further attacks.

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Surfers Paradise, Australia
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13 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2014

This is one place we have well and truly regretted visiting! Although we had a rough idea of the ideas and thoughts of Vic Hislop, we still visited the museum to see what it was like. Visually, newspaper articles are posted everywhere, and most signage is handwritten in a marker! It all looks very dated and unimpressive. The poor frozen... More

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Brisbane, Australia
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36 reviews 36 reviews
12 attraction reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2014

The place looked interesting from the outside, and my 8 year old son wanted to visit. We paid to get in - we didn't have much time, so the girl kindly charged us 1/2 price, which was nice of her. Once inside, your are assaulted with numerous gory pics, bloody butchered sharks everywhere and an megalomaniac justifying his blood lust... More

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Mount Tamborine, Australia
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69 reviews 69 reviews
24 attraction reviews
59 helpful votes 59 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2014

My hubby & I checked out the front & he entered & I stayed in the car reading. Why? Because I respect animals, even sharks, & this 'attraction' was really just a glorified egotists' rant about sharks. And how he's slaughtered them. And how they are gunning for every innocent in the great wide oceans. Does he understand that an... More

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2014 via mobile

Went round in 2006, delighted to see a shark exhibit but deeply regret going in. It may have changed but I genuinely felt upset the more I saw. Sensationalist, one sided scaremongering in my opinion. Great white in the freezer at the end was just so sad. Disappointed I gave this company / man a cent of my money or... More

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Hervey Bay, Australia, South Pacific
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2014 via mobile

As a Hervey Bay local I am ashamed that this is one of our "tourist attractions". It stinks. Literally! Those sharks are rotten. There are marine creature body parts strewn all over. It really stinks. I left feeling sick and needing to shower (twice before I felt clean). Not only was the stench sickening but the propaganda was sickening. We... More

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2014 via mobile

Agree with other personality assessments, smells and observations regarding conspiracy theories. All that is missing is a healthy dose of paranoia. Keep up the good work Vic

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Shrewsbury, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2014

Me and the boyfriend were having a chill day and didn't want to do anything too strenuous. We were told not to take this place to seriously. Good if you hate sharks as much as Vic does. If not... Try to be open minded.

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Melbourne, Australia
2 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2014

Just left Vic Hislop's Shark Expo feeling physically I'll!! A combination of the smell from his half rotting shark display, and ridiculous propaganda glorifying the slaughter of sharks! Vic needs mental help! The entire display is basically just an unhinged rant about how we're all being deceived by some massive shark conspiracy, it's ludicrous!! Don't waste your time or money!!!

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Hervey Bay, Australia
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23 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2014 via mobile

I got bored after 10 minutes. There is clippings over the walls. There is 2 sharks you can see through the window. There is a video you can see. It is very small and to be 100% honest it is really boring. I feel for the price they should make it $5 per person not $18. It is not wheel... More

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