Dancing with Sharks author joins AQWA for Shark Month talks

Gyula Plaganyi will talk about shark baiting at AQWA.
Gyula Plaganyi will talk about shark baiting at AQWA.

GYULA Plaganyi, author of Dancing with Sharks and one of WA’s last abalone divers to operate without a shark cage, will join AQWA for its adults only event Beer, Bites and Shark Encounters in celebration of Shark Month.

On Saturday, July 15, from 7.30pm to 9.30pm, Mr Plaganyi will share first-hand accounts of encounters with great whites as well as personal insights and advice about shark behaviour learnt from his years of diving.

“I’d rather swim with a shark than try and catch a big spider,” Mr Plaganyi said.

“If you see a shark making eye contact is important; try and face it and show as much of your body as you can to make a bigger presence.”

With complimentary drinks and light bites, attendees will have exclusive access to AQWA’s indoor exhibits.

Event attendees will also be able enter a competition to win a dive or snorkel with the sharks at AQWA.

Tickets are $15 per person.

To book, go to www.stickytickets.com.au/54930.

For more Shark Month events, go to www.aqwa.com.au.

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