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Shark Encounter
Shark Encounter profile last updated on August 25 2006

Sea World (update/edit)

Status: Operated
Closed: 2001

Ride Type: Animal Exhibit
Manufacturer: Sea World
Ride Time: 20.00 mins
Capacity: 800 pph

General Overview
Theatre style show with a screen hiding a tank full of sharks, stingrays a diving bell, as well a robotic submersible. Show was divided into two parts: First being a 5 min slide show about sharks, followed by the 15min "live" history of diving show with animal feeding.

Park History
Shark Encounter opened as a show on the history of diving. A couple of years after opening a 5 min slide show about sharks was added with new narration. Closed to make way for Reef Discovery, and later, Dugong Discovery.


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