Best Places To Swim With Sharks Around The World
By Rachel George
Before I could even work up the nerve to try swimming with dolphins, someone decided to up the ante and swim with sharks. Between the Discovery Channel and films like Jaws, the world’s deadliest creature in the sea has now
Here are 9 places to satisfy your adrenaline rush and swim with sharks.
Now is the perfect time to visit the island waters that
Gansbaai, South Africa
Feed bull sharks with your bare hands in the Beqa Lagoon, home to seven additional various species of sharks. Divers are dropped near a feeding wall, where triggerfish and sharks gather to eat.
The current is no joke, combined with the cold, clear blue water. Hammerheads, whitetip sharks, and manta rays are easily spotted at this remote location.
Known for their exceptional staff, Nautilus Liveaboards has a Shark ID program to cruise
Rangiroa, French Polynesia
This popular honeymoon destination also has some of the most popular shark feeding trips. The Tiputa Pass is one of the world’s greatest shark dives, with whitetip and blacktip sharks.
The Bahamas has one of the most exciting underwater experiences with Stuart Cove’s, which offers a private shark dive with you as a feeder and video footage of your experience. Prices may vary. Grand Lucayan has four species of sharks — lemon sharks, tiger sharks, Caribbean reef sharks
Swim down under with the sharks, turtles, fish and blue groper at a 410-foot cave. South West Rocks Dive Center offers daily charters to the Fish Rock Cave.
For beginner and advanced divers, Atoll Scuba has daily tours with reef views and whitetip sharks. You can see sharks while snorkeling at a remote site or scuba dive into a pool of whale sharks.