Irukandji offers incredible opportunities to encounter a world little is known about. Learn more about the animals that live there and take an in-depth look at the importance of ocean ecosystems. Animal encounters with many species of Sharks, Rays and sea life give you the chance to get up close and personal with these magnificent animals. Differing from the normal behind glass aquarium experience Irukandji is a one of a kind. Usually Encounters like this can cost an arm and a leg with limited openings, here at Irukandji EVERYBODY gets to experience it.
The journey that each and every person embarks on includes an education on all the species that you meet. You may learn something new about one of your favorite animals, or discover an entirely new creature that you’ve never seen before.
Wearing your own clothing and staying (mostly) dry, you can wade in the sandy shallows of the new beach style lagoons, or sit on the rocks, feeding and petting the beautiful animals.
This is the same Shark Encounter Irukandji is famous for. Get wet, get right in, feed and interact with them while your tour guide offers a wealth of information about marine life and ocean conservation.
You will be entering the deeper water with an experienced guides, swimming all around with the amazing animals in a whole new underwater world (don’t forget the camera)
ZEBRA SHARK FEEDING
Spend some quality time up close with our beautiful Zebra sharks! You will get to feed and pet these amazing, endangered animals, and learn why they’re called zebra sharks despite their spots!
TAWNY NURSE SHARK FEEDING
Did you know that a Tawny Nurse Shark can suck in six litres of water in one second? Even better than knowing it, you get to experience it first hand.
Feel the force of the suction as our largest sharks snatch the large piece of food from your stick.
Aquarium Entry Pass
INCLUSIONS: Aquarium Entry & fish food
Entry to Irukandji is a unique, unlike the usual aquarium viewing through glass guests have the ability to meet the wildlife, pet them and feed them with provided included food at various pools. Experienced guides interacting with the animals & guests will also present the entertaining Shark Show every hour.
Entry & Shallows Encounter in Socks
INCLUSIONS: Aquarium Entry, lagoon access, socks, fish food & hot showers
This is the most popular experience for those groups with a tight schedule, wearing our socks visitors walk in the shallow water of the sandy beaches surrounded by many curious friendly Sharks & Rays. Wearing their own clothes visitors stay (mostly) dry with only feet and legs becoming wet.
When stepping into the water with these animals, guests experience a whole new level of excitement, fear and admiration.
Entry & Shallows Encounter in Wetsuit
INCLUSIONS: Aquarium Entry, lagoon access, wetsuits, socks, fish food & hot showers
This unbelievable Aussie experience is the ultimate wild (and safe) adventure offered to any age. Feeling like a surfer wearing the wetsuit,guests sit down and get wet with the animals in the shallow sandy lagoons. A wonderful photo
opportunity for those with more time.