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Emerald Dinner 2018

Registrations for this event are now closed.

As the principal fundraising event of the year, SIMS is immensely grateful for your support, and the support of all our partners and sponsors. Take a look at the fabulous range of prizes on offer this year by clicking on the link below.

Catalogue of Live and Silent Auction Prizes 

The 2018 Emerald Dinner promises a great night of entertainment not least from the key presentation by Vic Peddemors and Amy Smoothey, leading shark experts  who spend their summer evenings out on Sydney Harbour tagging bull sharks with acoustic devices.  

Bid for one of the silent auction prizes and you can win the opportunity to join them to observe the awe inspiring shark tagging in action. The winners will shadow Vic and Amy as they lay the set-lines early evening, head over to Watsons Bay for a spot of dinner, before returning to check the lines, and acoustically tag the magnificent bull sharks.


Further auction prizes on the night include a luxury trip to the Lizard Island Resort, a four night Fijian voyage of discovery with Captain Cook Cruises and a once in a life time experience for two people with Aurora Expeditions on their new state-of-the-art purpose built expedition, the Greg Mortimer This year, Aurora Expeditions is offering a choice between three voyages, valued at $20,000AUD.



The winning bidder will choose between experiencing the northern realms of Svalbard, Greenland and Norway on an Arctic voyage; discovering the wonders of the Antarctica Peninsula, Southern Georgia and the Falkland Islands on an Antarctica expedition; or one of Aurora Expeditions new Americas Voyage from the Chilean Fjords to the tropical Caribbean.



Who wouldn't enjoy three nights at the luxury Lizard Island Resort on the Great Barrier Reef. 

Lizard Island is an indulgent retreat offering sensational diving, snorkelling right off the beach and a superb dining setting amongst pristine white sands and clear blue waters. 





Join Captain Cook Cruises for a four night Northern Yasawa Islands Cruise across turquoise waters to unspoilt islands where the cool shade of swaying palms fan over white sand. Meet Fijians in traditional villages, explore their culture and swim in warm crystal clear water over coral reefs teaming with life all from your oating resort, MV Reef Endeavour.

We're excited by Captain Cook Cruises strong Oceans Ambassador program raising awareness of the importance of sustaining our oceans.