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Vic Hislop's Shark Show - CLOSED

553 Esplanade, Urangan, Hervey Bay, Queensland 4655, Australia
+61 7 4128 9137
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Closed for good.

Seriously don’t even look it up as it’s been gone awhile. It’s ashame it has gone. They sold... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Reebee1974
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Hervey Bay, Australia
via mobile
Doesn't seem to be there any more

There is the big shark out the front, but the rest of the place looks very closed down...in fact it... read more

Reviewed 27 September 2016
jotibarker
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Brisbane, Australia
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3 days ago
“Closed for good. ”
27 Sep 2016
“Doesn't seem to be there any more”
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553 Esplanade, Urangan, Hervey Bay, Queensland 4655, Australia
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+61 7 4128 9137
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Seriously don’t even look it up as it’s been gone awhile. It’s ashame it has gone. They sold the sharks and the building. They still have the outside painting on the wall. Seriously it is closed.

Thank Reebee1974
Reviewed 27 September 2016

There is the big shark out the front, but the rest of the place looks very closed down...in fact it looks even derelict

Thank jotibarker
Reviewed 27 July 2016

We stayed in Hervey Bay in July 2016 and noticed this business was no longer operating. According to the Fraser Coast Chronical on 24th Jan 2016 1:56 PM - "It is with our deepest regret we inform you all that unfortunately the Vic Hislop Shark...More

Thank RocktheCazbah
Reviewed 19 May 2016 via mobile

My dad took me as a kid so I thought I would do the same and take my kids. Heaps of good info and old genuine strong beliefs from vic. Yea smells but no worse than some beaches. The kids enjoyed the viewing, read some...More

Thank VideoToGo D
Reviewed 13 May 2016

Awesome and informative definitely worth seeing as it is both entertaining and fascinating. Well worth it in my opinion

Thank blakerichards41
Reviewed 6 March 2016

Enlightening. The best shark safety expert in the world. What a pity the bureaucrats and super green dive industry people keep persecuting Vic. He is the one person that made know how the shark attack cover up works. In the meanwhile highly dangerous sharks are...More

Thank Ric W
Reviewed 31 January 2016

Now Closed, Signage currently being removed and some displays apparently for sale. Frozen shark for sale $30,000 I seen in local paper. What would you do with it?

Thank RobertBattersby
Reviewed 27 January 2016

I can't advise on the information regarding the sharks that Vic provides. As upon walking into the "museum" we were hit with an overpowering smell of decay and air fresheners. On display in the windowed freezer were carcasses of sharks. The freezer was clearly on...More

Thank Kylie S
Reviewed 27 January 2016

Not a must do. Understand its closing anyway so be comforted you're not missing much. Very dated videos, Passionate commentary on why sharks should be culled.

Thank Malcolm S
Reviewed 26 January 2016

My friend and I had a day spare in Hervey Bay so we spent it on the beach, and walked down the esplanade to find this Shark Show. It was an overpriced entry around £9, and we were extremely surprised with what we walked into....More

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