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Address: 553 The Esplanade, Urangan, Hervey Bay, Queensland 4655, Australia
Phone Number: 07 4128 9137
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Now Closed and not before time.

Now Closed, Signage currently being removed and some displays apparently for sale. Frozen shark for sale $30,000 I seen in local paper. What would you do with it?

1 of 5 starsReviewed 1 week ago
RobertBattersby
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Hervey Bay, Australia
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Hervey Bay, Australia
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12 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Now Closed, Signage currently being removed and some displays apparently for sale. Frozen shark for sale $30,000 I seen in local paper. What would you do with it?

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Thank RobertBattersby
Hervey Bay, Australia
2 reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I can't advise on the information regarding the sharks that Vic provides. As upon walking into the "museum" we were hit with an overpowering smell of decay and air fresheners. On display in the windowed freezer were carcasses of sharks. The freezer was clearly on its way out as you could see the sharks had started to defrost and decay.... More 

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Thank Kylie S
Crystal Brook, Australia
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21 reviews
15 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Not a must do. Understand its closing anyway so be comforted you're not missing much. Very dated videos, Passionate commentary on why sharks should be culled.

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Thank Malcolm S
Stamford, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My friend and I had a day spare in Hervey Bay so we spent it on the beach, and walked down the esplanade to find this Shark Show. It was an overpriced entry around £9, and we were extremely surprised with what we walked into. Lots of very dated clippings from newspapers around 1985-1995, and old videos playing of Vic... More 

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Thank laurraa
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15 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I am pro sharks and still found Vics display to be informative and interesting. It is a little dated and does smell a bit but the information is relevant and allows people to read many stories and accounts of shark activity. I found the 'show' presentation to be a bit much, with large signs and bright colours 'screaming' headlines at... More 

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Thank loulouashley
Hervey Bay, Australia
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12 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

If you like frozen dead sharks displayed in freezers, then this is the place for you! Full of fictional facts and just a great ploy to get money out of you. Crap!

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Thank Humpie01
Brisbane, Australia
1 review
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This exhibit is a JOKE and a waste of money . The shark is half destroyed and rotting and stinks. This place is a total rip off .

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Thank Ian D
Kallangur, Australia
1 review
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

WARNING: PLEASE PLEASE DO NOT GO HERE. It goes to show you really should educate yourself and not judge a book by it's cover. I didn't really know what to expect going in and my only interest was having driven past the place. With my young nephew fascinated and keen to go in, we went in. This place really should... More 

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3 Thank True_Jude
Melbourne, Australia
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36 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Some interesting items and articles, but really for the money not really worth it. Big Shark in tank is very deteriated and smells. Would go once for the experience but that would be it. I had two young children who got bored very quickly.

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Thank Danny M
2 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2016 via mobile

On coming back home my partner did a fart in the lift that I'd describe as eye-wateringly intense but yet still more pleasant than the stench of rotten shark, and formaldehyde covered up with acrid artificial carnation at Vic's. I can only assume that anyone who gave this place 5 stars must quite literally have no nose. Impressively, I can... More 

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