Experience the excitement of sleeping under the sea with AQWA Shark Sleepovers!

Discover more about our amazing marine animals with a night of exclusive tours, marine themed activities designed to educate and enthrall, and a sleepover in Australia’s largest single aquarium surrounded by sharks, stingrays and hundreds of stunning fish.


  • The unique opportunity to explore AQWA’s exhibits by night with your own Ocean Guide
  • Movie screening complete with popcorn and snacks
  • Take home arts and crafts
  • “Camping” in Australia’s largest single aquarium; you’ll be sleeping beneath 3 million litres of water surrounded by sharks, stingrays, turtles and hundreds of fish!
  • Dinner: choice of Cafe kids meals served in a treasure chest with chips, pop-top drink and novelty pirate-patch.*
  • Continental breakfast*
  • Exploring AQWA’s outdoor exhibits – including one of the largest living coral reef displays in the world, a sneak peek into a behind the scenes area, and our famous discovery pool where you can interact with living sea creatures.
  • A free return kids pass to AQWA!
  • Take-home shark backpack full of AQWA goodies!

*Special dietary requirements discussed at time of booking.

Public Shark Sleepovers:


  • September 28 Thursday – Slime Time Special
  • December 18 Monday – Christmas Craft Special
  • January 18 Thursday – Summer Camp Edition


$125 per child

Private Shark Sleepovers:

Shark Sleepovers can also be booked for private groups! A perfect option for school camps, graduation celebrations, sports and social club wind-ups and birthday parties!


  • Inclusions are the same as above, however the craft activity will vary.
  • Adult supervisors (teachers, group leaders, event organiser etc.) are permitted for private sleepovers only.


Not available to buy or book online. Please contact us or visit AQWA to confirm availability for private group bookings. Terms and conditions apply.

  • WHEN: Monday-Friday year-round by request and subject to availability
  • TIME: 6pm – 8am next day (overnight)
  • AGE/SUITABILITY: Suitable for ages 7+, adult supervisors permitted at set ratios (see T&C when booking)
  • CONTACT: bookings@aqwa.com.au or (08) 9447 7500


$95 per child