Irukandji Shark & Ray Encounters, Port Stephens

(4.2/5 based on 150 reviews on the web)
Leaders in Marine Education, Conservation and FUN this unique experience is un-matched by any location in the country. Australia is famous for its deadly animals, now its your chance to meet these misunderstood creatures 1st hand.

Adults & children of any age receive a guided tour, or jump in for a SHARK ENCOUNTER whilst interacting and FEEDING the Sharks and Rays. Your experienced guides make this unforgettable journey not to be missed. Don’t forget your camera for those Sting Ray Selfies. Plan your visit to Irukandji Shark & Ray Encounters and a wealth of other attractions, well-known and undiscovered, using our Bobs Farm travel itinerary planner.
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  • A wonderful place for all ages, you get into your waders grab a cup of prawns place one on your stick get in one of the pools and start feeding the fish rays and sharks it is a fantastic experience fo...  more »
  • Visited on a family holiday with kids 6 & 17 year old. Decided to get up close and personal with the wildlife which added to the cost somewhat; we opted for the wet-suits & Crocs instead of waders. Th...  more »
  • A wonderful experience. My favourite place to bring all my visitors. Never disappoints. Huge amount of wonderful information that my young nieces nephews and grandchildren still talk about. Well done 
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  • Just amazing. If you're not sure if you should have a go, do it! No question the absolute highlight of all of Nelson bay. Couldn't believe we got to get in the water with these amazing animals. It's an unforgettable once in a life time experience. Very friendly and knowledgeable staff as well. I think the price is reasonable considering how unique this experience is. We'll be back for sure.
  • Just Loved it. The keepers were very knowledgeable and happy to answer any questions we had. The animals were well looked after and the environment lovely. The kids and adults alike got a great deal out of it. We all loved being in the water with the Rays and Sharks. I would highly recommend this to anyone especially if they have a child who is interested in Sharks or Rays. Being able to stand while Gummy Sharks, Eagle Rays, Port Jackson Sharks and many others swim around you is just amazing! !
  • Great experience for the family with my two kids. No bathing facility though, but you can choose special suit and not get your body wet.
  • My many congratulations to the success of the dedicated new management team and their lovely staff. Every animal they have is happy, healthy and stress free. They are well fed, very much cared for and come to you seeking a loving pat, of their own free will. The tour guides are very informative, telling not only wildlife facts on the animals, but also give insight into conservation and info of personal stories of the animals themselves. Its definitely worth the visit - you will never forget this wonderful unique experience.
  • Awesome hands on experience with sharks and sting rays! Staff members are lovely and they ensured we felt safe in the water.