3D Cinema

See The World Come to Life

Screenshot taken from the documentary of a diver filming a great white shark.

Enjoy a special selection of breathtaking 3D films in the air-conditioned comfort of our theatre.

  • NOW PLAYING: Great White Shark 3D

    Watch the Trailer

    Three years in the making, Great White Shark takes viewers around the world on an incredible 3D journey: 
    • swim the crystal clear waters of Mexico’s legendary Guadalupe Island
    • see newly-discovered shark territory around Stewart Island, off the southernmost tip of New Zealand
    • dive into the bone-chilling waters with South Africa’s 'flying' Great Whites
    • and finally cruise the California coast near heavily-populated Los Angeles. 

    The film examines what we've recently learned about these incredible animals, through the eyes of people whose lives have become inextricably linked to the Great White. Narrated by Bill Nighy.

    At approximately 25 minutes, the film is the perfect length for an air-conditioned break after walking around the Maritime Museum.

    Parental supervision for younger viewers advised.


    MUST SEE AFTER THE FILM: Legendary Shark Cinematographer Valerie Taylor's stainless steel mesh suit - on the ground floor, just near the Members' Lounge.



    Ticket information

    Tickets are only available for purchase at the Museum Front Desk

    3D Glasses are available from the Museum Front Desk

    If you buy a Big Ticket, which also gives you access to all vessels and exhibitions, then entry to the 3D Cinema is FREE.

    Eventbrite - Big Ticket

    Cost (if purchased at front desk)

    Adults: $8

    Children (4-12): $6

    Family (2 Adults + up to 3 children): $20

    Young Children (0-4): FREE

    Museum Members: FREE


    Our 3D Films Screen Daily

    Daily Screening Times:




    Film Duration: Approx 25 minutes

    Please note: There will be no screenings on Monday 6, Tuesday 7  & Friday 10 March 2017.


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