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Manly Sea Life Sanctuary - Shark Dive Xtreme

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West Esplanade | Manly Sea Life Sanctuary, Manly, New South Wales 2095, Australia
+61 2 8251 7878
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Take the plunge with Shark Dive Xtreme for the opportunity of a lifetime! Come face to face with huge critically endangered Grey Nurse Sharks, sea turtles, stingrays and a vast array of other marine life. Experienced instructors will prepare you by teaching the basics of SCUBA diving in the classroom and training pool so you feel confident before meeting the sharks. The 2.5 hour experience includes a 30 minute dive in Shark Harbour, the 4 million litre ocean tank. Friends and family are able to watch all the action from the underwater viewing tunnel. Take the challenge a step further with Shark Feed Xtreme, a unique opportunity to be in the tank to watch the sharks and fish being fed. Shark Dive Xtreme is great for first time and experienced divers. All equipment is supplied, just bring swimmers and a towel. Optional in-water photos are available to view and purchase following the dive. Bookings are essential. Medical restrictions apply.
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West Esplanade | Manly Sea Life Sanctuary, Manly, New South Wales 2095, Australia
+61 2 8251 7878
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Such a shame this place is closing if I had the amount of money they need I would defo keep this place open it’s spectacular and me and my partner ended up speaking to a lush women as she was supervising the shark dive and...More

Thank James B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Amazing had some much fun and also scary but we had alot of fun.I would really recommend this place. Had heaps of fun and also so funny watching my daughters scream and get scared

Thank Christine D
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

They guys at Manly SDX are fantastic. The dive is so amazing and is not frightening. Loved the sharks ...they are just so calm as are the staff who ensure your personal safety and ensure your enjoyment in a small dive team. Do it. Not...More

Thank Sydneyboy8944
Reviewed October 23, 2017

The over all experience was okay ... good .. not amazing! If I hadn't booked our dive with a discount I'd be disappointed. We were reassured so so much prior to the dive that when we FINALLY got in the water it felt like we...More

Thank gemmakian
Reviewed October 16, 2017

Great experience, diving instructors were awesome. Got some history as well. I suffer from claustrophobia and I had a small panic attack in the practice tank but worked through it all with the assistance of the instructors. We also had a girl with us from...More

Thank Irsurfer
Reviewed October 10, 2017 via mobile

I dived here on impulse for the experience.under the expert guidance of Harry and Alex I was able to successfully dive despite my being a nervous Diver. They spent oodles of attention training us and once we went inside the Dive section. It was fantastic!...More

Thank Shamalie J
Reviewed October 7, 2017 via mobile

Awesome time , great activity to do and so central to manly . Great staff running there show . Go do it!

Thank Harry F
Reviewed October 7, 2017 via mobile

Thanks Avo for he great experience, would defintely recommend. Felt safe and everyone was great! Nothing to fault and so much fun.

Thank Brendan A
Reviewed September 24, 2017 via mobile

Such an amazing experience. The dive instructors Harry and Brett made the experience ten times better. They were helpful in and out of the water, your safety is their utmost priority along with ensuring you are enjoying yourself. A good sense of humour too. Thank...More

Thank sarah_wadick
Reviewed September 6, 2017 via mobile

I was a bit concerned about getting into a tank full of sharks, but in the briefing Brendan went through all of the misunderstood "facts" about sharks and to summarise they're basically big puppies. All the animals in this particular shelter were rescued or born...More

Thank Adrian M
A 40-minute ferry ride from Circular Quay will take
you to the famous northern beach of Manly. The beaches
here are perfect for learning to surf or spending the
day sun-tanning. The walk from Spit Bridge to Manly is
a great way to experience Sydney Harbor Bay and the
Australian bush land. Along the foreshore, there are
plenty of watering holes and wine bars with excellent
cuisine. There are plenty of kid-friendly restaurants
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Jason H
August 21, 2017|
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Response from Chris F | Property representative |
Hi Jason H, You are correct, we do not use a cage. We do take extensive measures to ensure that our guests are safe and well prepared for their dive. This includes having an instructor ratio of one to every two guests... More
January 8, 2017|
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Response from Leigh C |
You're accompanied by an instructor throughout the experience, including explaining how to use the equipment and dive safely, and doing some training in a little pool attached to the aquarium.
August 14, 2016|
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Response from ryandensley1986 | Reviewed this property |
There go through a training video with you and safety instructions and then take you down and get you changed up ready.