News & events Events Shark Encounter The team spirit was strong and knowing that we were all partaking for such a worthy cause made swallowing our fear and taking the plunge that by easier. We can't wait for the next fundraising adventure - Nicole Greenfield-Smith - Aunt) Not for the faint of heart, this is really an amazing challenge not to be missed. You will be swimming freely (no cages required) with Blue Planet Aquarium's collection of 10ft sand tiger sharks. Swim close to nature's most dominant predator and be in awe of its sheer beauty. For kids (aged between 8 - 16 years) that like adventure – just imagine a real scuba dive with sharks! Blue Planet Aquarium offers a unique Kid’s Diving with shark’s experience – allowing children to dive with sharks using special kid sized scuba gear! Kids dive in the reef section of the ocean tank with black tips and white tip sharks and a variety of tropical fish to a safe depth of two metres onto an underwater bridge platform. The dive can be viewed from either the tanks surface or underwater dry-side in the aqua tunnel. Registration fee is £35 with a sponsorship target of £380. This incredible challenge is available throughout the year, if you are interested in taking part, please call us on 020 8556 9955 or email our Community Fundraising Officers Helen or Sam for more information. Booking for this event has now closed.