Shark Week on Discovery
Starting 1 December
Channel 070
Shark Week returns to Discovery with bigger sharks and record-breaking breaches, taking viewers to new locations where researchers have discovered and captured never-before-seen behaviours of these fascinating creatures.

Plus the shark stars will be joined by not-to-be-missed celebrity co-stars including Robert Irwin, Tiffany Haddish, William Shatner, Ian Ziering, Tara Reid, Dr. Sandra Lee and  Snoop Dogg.
Discovery celebrates all things shark with locations from around the globe, including NZ and Australia, where new shark behaviours are being documented on camera for the very first time, including Bull shark hunting patterns and capturing the highest breach. Discovery works with nearly two dozen of the world’s most respected marine biologists and science institutions. 

Shark Week 2021 will once again deliver incredible brand-new, innovative shark insights on some of the most remarkable species in the world. 

Best of Shark Week


Crikey! It's Shark Week 
Wednesday 1 Dec, 9.30pm
Following his father's legacy, Robert Irwin travels to Lady Elliot Island to study the most dangerous sharks in the world. With the help of experts, Robert endures frigid waters for an up-close encounter with a mega-sized great white for the very first time.


Tiffany Haddish Does Shark Week 
Thursday 2 Dec, 7.30pm
Tiffany Haddish hosts Shark Week! While her fantasy was to uncover the secrets of shark sex sailing on the fanciest yachts, surrounded by friendly sea creatures and pampered by a handsome merman, she's in for the sharkiest of wake-up calls.


Dr. Pimple Popper Pops Shark Week  
Saturday 4 Dec, 8.30pm
Dr. Pimple Popper heads to Turks and Caicos with Dr. Austin Gallagher to explore the world of shark skin and how she can apply the science they gather to help human skin issues.


Expedition Unknown: Shark Trek 
Tuesday 7 Dec, 7.30pm
Josh Gates links up with his childhood hero, William Shatner, to boldly go where Shark Week has never gone before. The mission: enter shark-infested waters to understand the nature of fear and come face to face with an apex predator.


Jaws Awakens: Phred Vs. Slash 
Sunday 5 Dec, 7.30pm
Rumor has it that two of the largest sharks in existence have been recently roaming New Zealand waters, but nobody knows which one is the largest. Brandon McMillan and Dickie Chivell are heading out to see which one takes the cake -- Phred or Slash?


Thursday 2 Dec, 7.30pm
To track down New Zealand's monster great whites, researchers build a submersible designed to look like a shark and pilot it deep into what they believe could be a mating ground - the Holy Grail of shark science.
For more Shark Week programming, pleaes check the TV Guide.
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Snorkel With Sharks | SEA LIFE Kelly Tarlton's Aquarium

Shark Cage Adventure

The cage is submerged in our predator tank so you're guaranteed to have a close encounter of the shark kind, every time. Through the cage's clear perspex bottom you can marvel at sharks, stingrays, and other fish from New Zealand's coastal waters swimming below, or past the mesh walls of the cage - often only feet away.

The Shark Cage Adventure for Two prize is valid until 01 December, 2022.

Competition T&Cs

Conditions of Entry

Sky NZ: Be in to win x1 Shark Cage Adventure for Two at Sea Life Kelly Tarlton’s, Auckland to celebrate Shark Week airing on Discovery from December 1st.
  1. Information on how to enter and prizes form part of these conditions of entry. Entry into the promotion is deemed acceptance of these conditions of entry and Sky’s Competition Terms .
  2. The Promoter is Sky Network Television Limited ("Sky" or "Promoter"). For further information email: 
  3. The promotion is open to current Sky Customers that are New Zealand residents and aged 18 years or over. Employees of the Promoter and any agency involved with this promotion, and the immediate families of such employees, are not eligible to enter.
  4. The promotion commences on Tuesday 30 November 2021 at 12pm and finishes on Monday 13 December 2021 at 12:00am (” Promotion Period”). Entries received outside of the Promotion Period will not be entered into the draw.
  5. To enter the promotion, simply, during the Promotion Period"
    • a) access your personal Facebook account:
    • b) comment on Sky NZ’s ‘Shark Cage Adventure’ post available at by posting a ‘Shark Emoji’ in the comments. Entrants may enter the promotion as many times as desired. 
  6. One grand prize winner will be selected from all Facebook comments received during the Promotion Period by way of a random prize draw. The winner will be drawn on Tuesday 14 December 2021 at 12pm.  The winner will be the first valid entry randomly drawn from all eligible entries received during the Promotion Period.
  7. The grand prize winner will receive x1 Shark Cage Adventure for Two at Sea Life Kelly Tarlton’s, Auckland (“the Prize”). 
  8. By entering this promotion, entrants agree to the use of their name, and high-res imagery of themself during their ‘Shark Cage Adventure’ for use on Sky NZ’s media channels (social media – Facebook, Instagram, website and/or EDM). All intellectual property rights including copyright in any such promotional material will rest with the Promoter, without any claim to compensation from the entrants.
  9. The winner will be notified via a direct Facebook message, sent from the Sky New Zealand Facebook page to the user account associated with each winning entry. Winners must reply to that direct message within 72 hours confirming acceptance of the Prize.
  10. If an ineligible entry is drawn, or the Promoter is unable to contact a winner within 72 hours of the prize draw, having made reasonable attempts to do so, or the winner does not confirm acceptance of the Prize within 48 hours of being notified, the Promoter may deem that winner’s entry invalid and select a new winner/s on the same terms as the original prize draw.
  11. The Prizes are not transferable, cannot be altered and are not redeemable for cash
  12. If the Prize or any part of the Prize becomes unavailable for any reason beyond the Promoter's control, the Promoter may in its sole discretion decide to provide an alternative Prize.
  13. The Promoter reserves the right, at any time, to verify the validity of claims and determine the eligibility of entrants (including an entrant's identity) and to disqualify any entry or refuse to award a Prize where false or misleading details have been given by an entrant, or where an entrant has behaved in a fraudulent or dishonest manner, or otherwise than in accordance with these conditions of entry or the spirit of the promotion.
  14. Failure by the Promoter to enforce any of its rights at any stage does not constitute a waiver of those rights.
  15. All decisions made by the Promoter, its employees or its agents are final, and no correspondence will be entered.
  16. The Promoter may amend, suspend, or cancel any aspect of the promotion (including any prize or term) at any time in its sole discretion.
  17. The Promoter will be responsible for any late, lost, misdirected, or incorrectly submitted entries, including but not limited to entries not received due to technical problems or human error. The time entries are deemed to be made will be the time the entry is received, not the time the entry is submitted by an entrant.
  18. The Promoter reserves the right to disallow entries in its absolute discretion and without giving reasons.
  19. All promotion entries become the property and copyright of the Promoter. By entering this promotion, entrants assign copyright in their entry to the Promoter.
  20. The winners acknowledge and agree that they will comply with all instructions given by employees of the Promoter and agree not to do anything that may bring the Promoter into disrepute.
  21. If a winner cannot accept the Prize for any reason, their Prize will be void and no compensation will be payable.
  22. Before redeeming the Prize, the winner must review and accept Kelly Tarlton’s Shark Cage Adventure terms and conditions which can be found here -
  23. Subject to any applicable law that cannot be excluded, the Promoter and its employees and agents will not be liable for any loss or damage or injury by or to any person whatsoever (including but not limited to direct, indirect, or consequential loss or loss arising from negligence) arising directly or indirectly out of or in connection with the promotion or the Prize.  
  24. Entrants acknowledge and agree that:
    • a) their promotion entry comment will not contain content that is unlawful, fraudulent, or that the Promoter may deem in breach of any intellectual property, privacy, publicity, or other rights, and will not be otherwise defamatory, obscene, derogatory, violent, objectionable, or otherwise unsuitable for publication;
    • b) their promotion entry comment will be made available for public viewing;
    • c) the Promoter has not made any representations as to the quality or fitness for purpose of the Prize;
    • d) the Promoter will not be liable for travel, accommodation or any other costs associated with redeeming the Prize. All such costs will be the sole responsibility of the winner. 
  25. The Promoter may collect, hold, and use personal information provided by entrants for the purposes of this promotion, verifying the validity of entries, contacting winners and checking winners' identities (including to facilitate provision of the Prize) and for future promotional purposes. Failure to provide requested personal information may disqualify a person from being able to receive a Prize. All personal information provided by entrants will be held by the Promoter. Under the Privacy Act 2020, entrants have the right to request access to and correction of any such personal information. Entrants may request access to and correction of any of the details about them held by the Promoter by contacting Sky at 10 Panorama Road, Mt Wellington, Auckland or sending an email to
  26. This promotion is in no way sponsored, endorsed, administered by or associated with Facebook or Instagram. By entering this promotion, each entrant releases Facebook Inc from any liability in respect of the promotion. Facebook Inc will not be liable for any loss, damage or personal injury which is suffered or sustained by an entrant because of participating in the promotion (including taking/use of a prize), except for any liability which cannot be excluded by law.

Kelly Tarlton’s T&Cs 

Shark Cage Terms and Conditions
In any adventure activity, there is an element of risk involved. In undertaking our Shark Cage Experience you
must be aware that this activity is carried out in an environment that includes numerous fish and sea life and
there are risks involved in being in this environment.

The staff and management of SEA LIFE Kelly Tarlton’s Aquarium take all practicable steps to identify and
minimise potential dangers.
  • You must follow our instructions and use the equipment provided at all times.
  • Participants must be confident in the water.
  • Minimum height to participate in this activity is 1.3m.
  • Participants aged 17 years and under MUST be accompanied into the cage by a parent/guardian aged 18yrs+.
  • You must release or indemnify SEA LIFE Kelly Tarlton’s Aquarium and our staff against any liability we incur to anyone else, resulting from your failure to follow our instructions.
  • If you are pregnant you will not be allowed to participate in this Animal Adventure. 
  • SEA LIFE Kelly Tarlton’s Aquarium reserves the right to cancel or cease an encounter without prior notice in the event that they consider there to be a risk or danger to the marine life, the participant or others.
  • SEA LIFE Kelly Tarlton’s Aquarium reserves the right to cancel an encounter if a session booking is for less than two people.
  • SEA LIFE Kelly Tarlton’s Aquarium reserves the right to refuse admission to an encounter or to ask a participant to leave the encounter as a precaution or if the participant does not follow instructions given by the guide.
  • In order to be confirmed, a booking must be paid in full.
  • Under circumstances out of the control of SEA LIFE Kelly Tarlton’s Aquarium where an encounter has been cancelled or curtailed, participants are entitled to rebook the encounter, obtain a full refund.
  • You are entitled to access any information we hold about you or to request its correction at any time.
  • Personal cameras are allowed into our shark tank during our Shark Cage Experience. SEA LIFE Kelly
  • Tarlton’s will not be held responsible for any lost or damage of personal cameras.
  • Arrival later than 10 minutes after the scheduled start time will be considered a no-show and participant will not be entitled to a refund.

Cancellation policy:
  • Cancellations must be advised in writing to
  • Cancellations between 0-5 days prior will receive no refund.
  • Cancellations 6 days or more prior will receive a full refund.
  • Date changes are not permitted 3 days or less before the booked experience.
  • Date changes are possible 4 or more days before the booked experience subject to availability.
  • Transfers to friends/family members possible as long as friend/family member meets participation criteria.

WARNING: Under New Zealand law it is extremely unlikely that you will be able to sue anyone if you are injured. In addition, New Zealand’s Accident Compensation Corporation scheme provides only limited assistance to visitors to New Zealand who are injured. We strongly recommend that all visitors to New Zealand have full insurance covering any injury they might suffer, including medical treatment cover, before undertaking this activity.

EXCLUSIONS: To the extent permitted by law, all our liability for damage to your property, disruption to travel plans, or mental injury is excluded. This exclusion is subject to any rights or remedies you may have under the Consumer Guarantees Act 1993.