Redondo Beach, California: 16-Foot-Long Shark In A Gift Shop (Closed)"Georgette" was a 16-foot-long preserved and mounted great white shark that weighed 3,400 pounds when it got caught in a fishing net. Store closed in 2013, shark moved to Ocean Institute in Dana Point.
- Torrance Blvd. straight into the Fisherman's Wharf parking lot. At "Shark Attack," the last shop on the right fork of the Fisherman's Wharf pier.
- Feb. 2014: Reported closed.
Visitor Tips and News About 16-Foot-Long Shark In A Gift Shop
The "Shark Attack" gift shop is closed, gone out of business.[David Kamada, 02/19/2014]
The store closed in November 2013 after 25 years in business. The 16-foot-long stuffed shark, Georgette, is now in the Ocean Institute at nearby Dana Point -- the centerpiece of its "Sustainable Seas" exhibit.
Redondo Beach pier - last shop on right fork. Sign for shop says: "Home of the great white shark exhibit." Price $1.50. Georgette is in a dark room in back. Nice lesson about sharks in general and Georgette in specific. You have to ask at the front counter to see Georgette. Worth a look if you are in the area.[Ellis A. Swidgen, 07/11/2012]