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Tuesday, June 8, 2010

Sharks Revealed as Sydney Aquarium is Transformed into an Oceanic Adventure


These school holidays and for a limited time only, Sydney Aquarium will be transformed into a thrilling shark adventure. Face your fears, get up close and learn about the most feared and misunderstood animals of the sea! Check out our amazing new Unlimited Adventure Pass and discover the best value entertainment in Sydney.

• World’s largest animatronic Great White Shark
• CSIRO Great White Shark tracking and cutting-edge scientific research
• Shark Hatchery with baby sharks and shark eggs waiting to hatch on display
• Sydney Shark Tunnels - walk underwater with one of the world’s largest collections of sharks
• Swim with the shark demonstrations and hand feeding
• Exclusive premiere of footage from the movie “Oceans”
• Immersive film experience of the world’s best shark footage
• Talks and Q&As with the world’s best known shark experts

These school holidays and for a limited time only, Sydney Aquarium will be transformed into a thrilling shark adventure. Face your fears, get up close and learn about the most feared and misunderstood animals of the sea! Check out our amazing new Unlimited Adventure Pass and discover the best value entertainment in Sydney.

Step into Shark HQ with world-first exhibitory including the largest animatronic shark the world has ever seen. Shark HQ will be the home of the most cutting-edge Great White research to date. Featuring interactive displays and projection screens, visitors will be able to track individual Great Whites up and down the coast of Australia, following their movements and their histories. Great White sharks will be revealed like never before… find out where they’ve been and where they are most likely going.

Visit the shark hatchery placing rarely seen baby sharks from a variety of species on display alongside their eggs and revealing the fascinating and varied world of shark reproduction. Sydney Aquarium and sister aquarium, Oceanworld Manly is the only place in the world to captive breed sharks and then tag and release them into the wild. For the first time, this important conservation work is being brought into the public forum.

Sydney Aquarium will also play home to exclusive premiere footage from the highly anticipated feature film ‘Oceans’ - showcasing the best underwater footage ever seen.

Walk underwater amongst the shark tunnels coming face to face with one of the largest collections of sharks in the world. See Grey Nurse, Port Jackson, Wobbegong, Bamboo, Lemon and Reef sharks – some over three metres long! In the Sydney Shark Tunnel each day you get the opportunity to witness our aquarists hand feeding these majestic and feared animals.

Take a trip through shark history from the 1960s through the decades as we showcase the public perception of sharks through time featuring TV news reports, posters, movies, rare footage, and science, amongst more.

From the Reef Theatre, don’t miss the daily schedule of entertaining and informative talks including Q&A sessions with the world’s most famous shark experts including Ron and Valerie Taylor, Sydney Aquarium aquarists sorting the fact from the fiction, shark diving and conservation talks highlighting the plight of these fascinating and incredible animals.

Sydney Aquarium is revealing sharks like never before. This is one experience you can’t miss… check http://sydneyaquarium.myfun.com.au/
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