National Zoo & Aquarium

Meet a shark in a memorable encounter

Be taken to the top of the shark tank where you will meet, feed and pat our friendly Tawny Nurse Shark as he comes up to the water surface to feed—an unforgettable experience!

Shark Encounter
Days Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday & Sunday
Time 1:30pm
Maximum People 2 people
Minimum Age 12 years
Length 15 minutes
Cost $50pp or $80 for 2
Zoo Entry Fee Not included
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“Sharks belong to a family of fish that have skeletons made of cartilage, a tissue more flexible and lighter than bone.”
Scrivener Dam, Yarralumla, Canberra, ACT 2611

Open every day from 9:30am to 5:00pm

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