Adopt a Shark
Help to ensure the survival of sharks
In association with SEA LIFE, adopt a blacktip reef shark for 12 months. Includes easy-to-follow instructions – register online or by post.
Your adoption will assist the marine conservation work of SEA LIFE. Perks include one free ticket to any SEA LIFE centre.
Gift box contains:
- Welcome Letter
- Your Gift Explained
- Gift registration form
- Sharks' Story booklet
- Sharks of the World leaflet
- Sharks of the World souvenir poster
- SEA LIFE Conservation leaflet
A personalised supporter certificate, a shark photograph and one free SEA LIFE centre ticket will be dispatched to you within 28 days.
How long do I have to register my gift?
You need to register your gift before the ‘register by' date on your gift registration booklet. We recommend that you register your gift as soon as possible.
How long does my adoption last?
Your adoption lasts for 12 months from the date of registration.
How long does it take for me to receive my certificate, photograph and free ticket?
These will be dispatched within 28 days receipt of your registration details. Occasionally, factors outside of Gift Republic's control may affect delivery times.
Can I visit the sharks?
Many SEA LIFE centres are home to a number of sharks. By registering this gift you will receive one free SEA LIFE ticket to go and visit the sharks! To avoid disappointment, before you visit check with SEA LIFE that the centre keeps blacktip reef sharks. Please note that due to ongoing breeding programmes or due to natural causes, sharks can be relocated at short notice, or may not be on public display.
What species of shark have I adopted?
You have adopted a blacktip reef shark. Many SEA LIFE centres are home to these sharks (and others!) which naturally live amongst the coral reefs of the Indian and Pacific oceans.
Disclaimer: This gift package is produced in association with SEA LIFE. SEA LIFE is part of the Merlin Entertainments Group. SEA LIFE does not just concentrate its efforts on one particular species; the organisation runs various projects that help wildlife in areas where they feel it is most needed. If for any reason your chosen project is unavailable SEA LIFE reserves the right to allocate the donation wherever they feel the need is greatest. For every person that registers their gift, Gift Republic donates approximately 10% of the RRP directly to SEA LIFE. This is a novelty gift item and must be regarded as such.
Delivery & Returns
Express Delivery - if ordered before 8pm, delivered by courier next working day. More Info »
How long will it take to arrive?
Please check the stock availability notice on your item when placing your order. This item is: In stock | Usually dispatched within 24 hours
Please remember to add postal time (3-5 working days) to obtain a complete estimate of delivery to your door.
How will I know it has been sent?
You will receive an email to confirm when your item has been sent.
You can also check the status of your order and individual items by accessing My Account details and following the prompts.
Please allow 10 working days from dispatch of your order before notifying us of any late deliveries.
It may be advisable to check with your neighbours to see if a parcel has been left with them, check any outhouses you might have where it may be left if it cannot fit through your letterbox and contact your local sorting office to see if the item has been returned to the depot as undelivered and awaiting collection.
If I'm not completely happy with my item?
Please see our returns policy.
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The Adopt a Shark is an excellent present for my marine biologist friend's 30th birthday. Arrived really quickly as well. Fantastic!