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Swimming with sharks and stingrays at the Australian Shark and Stingray Centre

Swimming with Sharks And Stingrays in the suburbs of Melbourne - whoever would have thought it possible

Can you really experience sharks feeding from your hand and touch a stingray's skin as it glides past you in the water?

What, here in the suburbs of Melbourne and miles from any coastal water?

Is it safe and can you actually swim with sharks as well?

The answer is yes to all!

Here in Dandenong, an outer satellite City of Melbourne, you will find all types of sharks from our very own Australian waters and several species of stingrays.

These can be found swimming in large salt water tanks at the Australian Shark and Ray Centre.

This is an up close and personal Sharks feeding experience that you and you family just can't miss, you can feed the stingrays as well.

Where Is The Sharks Feeding And Stingray Centre?


Phone: 03 8759 0069

Cnr Princess Highway and Progress Street

Dandenong Sth

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The Shark Feeding Experience - Thrilling!

Wetsuits and waders available at the Australian Shark and Stingray Centre

All family members can join in and experience what has to be one of the most thrilling experiences you could possibly have.

You and your children can put on a swimming wetsuit and shoes and actually go swimming with sharks! 

Or for the grownups there are waterproof waders and boots that can be put over their clothes.

If you don’t want to actually get into the water then you can feed and interact with the sharks and rays from the edge of the tanks.

Sharks feeding directly from your very own hands, incredible!

The experience of actually touching a shark as it glides past you is thrilling and scary all at the same time.

Actually feeding, patting and playing with these sea creatures in the water with them swimming all around you is truly memorable.

There are shallow pools with little friendly Fiddler Stingrays that you can feed by hand and then move into the larger pools where your sharks feeding experience really becomes real, feeding sharks that are sometimes as long as 4½ feet.

In one of the larger tanks you meet the Black Stingrays. These glide past and around you giving you the opportunity to gently stroke the creature. The stingray skin is soft and velvety to touch, amazing creatures.

The Incredibly Friendly Black Stingray

Enjoy the thrilling experience of actually swimming with the Leopard Shark in the shallow pool.

This is a beautiful creature with the most amazing skin to touch.

Kids and grown-ups can sit or lie in the tank as it gently glides past giving you a full up close to a shark experience. Awesome!

Get In And Feed the Leopard Shark

Australian Shark and Stingray Centre Leopard Shark

Swimming with a Leopard Shark - Yes! Swimming With A Shark!

Patting the Leopard Shark - Dare You To!

Stroaking the Leopard Shark at the Australian Shark and Stingray Centre

What Sharks And Stingrays Are On Show

Bamboo Shark compliments of http://www.flickr.com/photos/schultzlabs/2601479166/

Bamboo Shark

Blind Shark compliments of http://www.flickr.com/photos/karlsprogis/8528754133/

Blind Shark

Port Jackson Shark photo compliments of http://www.flickr.com/photos/photgeniccreativity/6158615760/

Port Jackson 

Tawney Nurse Shark at the Shark and Stingray Centre

Tawney Nurse

The Leopard Shark at the Shark and Stingray Centre

Leopard Shark

White Spotted Shark at the Shark and Stingray Centre

White Spotted

Common Stingaree compliments of http://www.flickr.com/photos/rling/5162592152/


Eagle Stingray compliments of http://www.flickr.com/photos/lweissman/341675400/

Eagle Ray

Estuary Stingray compliments of http://www.flickr.com/photos/pfoty/4280013413/

Estuary Brown

Shovel Nose Stingray compliments of http://www.flickr.com/photos/pgpalmer_au/8508898472/

Shovel Nose Ray

Black Stingray at the Shark and Stingray Centre

Black Ray

Feeding the sharks at the Australian Shark and Stingray Centre

20 Other Species

This is a totally safe experience for toddlers. What a wonderful way to introduce these amazing creatures to your little ones.

Take a look at the exciting time you and the kids can have.

The question now is...

"When are you going on down to visit the Sharks and Stingrays?"


Phone: 03 8759 0069

Cnr Princess Highway and Progress Street

Dandenong Sth

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