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This exceptional opportunity to dive with sharks in the Caribbean's clear waters is sure to be the highlight of your Freeport vacation. On this unique and professional excursion, you get to come face-to-face with nurse sharks, reef sharks, bull sharks, and more as they glide through their natural habitat. Be amazed as the dive experts put on feeding demonstrations and dispel the myths about shark demeanor and behavior.
The tour begins with a detailed and enlightening lecture about the sharks that make their home around Grand Bahama Island. You will also learn about cautionary measures you should take so that you can understand and assist conservation efforts for these magnificent creatures. The Underwater Explorers Society (UNEXSO), the premier diving association in the Freeport area, will ensure that you have all the equipment and instruction necessary to make your dive as enjoyable and successful as possible. Let the pros guide you for an unforgettable shark dive.
Once you plunge into the crystal blue water and gather around the wrangler, sharks and other tropical fish will begin to surround you. In this high visibility setting, you will develop a deep appreciation for what makes these creatures and their underwater habitat so special. The shark wrangler will use bait to entice the sharks and to demonstrate their unbelievable docile nature. Feel the exhilaration of this underwater adventure as sharks of all sizes swim above and around you. You will certainly be astounded as you kneel on the white sandy bottom and watch the shark wrangler tame these wild animals.
Immerse yourself in the incredible world of sharks in the beautiful waters of the Bahamas. On this exclusive dive, you will acquire new knowledge about and new respect for these extreme creatures of the sea.
What are the requirements to participate in this dive?
This dive requires an open water certification or higher.
What goes on during a shark dive?
This dive is a two-tank dive. Your first dive will typically be a free swim with the sharks at a dive site named the Shark Wall. This wall is located right next to one of the feeding sites used on this dive, so when the boat pulls up the sharks know its feeding time. The second dive is a feeding dive with the feeding done by the shark feeder. This dive can get really exciting as the sharks seek out their free meal.
Can you pick us up from our cruise ship or hotel?
Unfortunately, there is not a pick up provided for this activity.
What are water conditions like?
All dives occur on the south side of the island where waters conditions are great all year round. Visibility remains clear and consistent all year round. Water tempatures change seasonally but average between 72 - 78f.
Can I use/bring my own scuba diving equipment?
Yes. Many people feel more comfortable using equipment they are familiar with and are best suited towards their body type. While we do everything to ensure our divers are using the safest, most reliable gear we do allow our divers to use their own dive gear.
Can my non-diving partner come on the dive?
No, unfortunately only divers may come on this trip.
Is there a restroom on the boat?
Yes. There is a restroom or "Marine Head" for use on the boat.
What about sharks and other sea creatures?
With all the media hype it's understandable why people often ask this question but the truth is that unprovoked shark attacks are very, very rare and attacks on scuba divers are even more rare. Our staff, divers and dive masters are all trained in making sure your dive is safe and enjoyable.
What are the prices for equipment rental?
These prices are subject to change
It is your responsibility to make sure you are aware of and understand all restrictions pertaining to this tour before booking online or over the phone. It is your responsibility to ensure that you are medically qualified and within any limits listed below in order to participate in this activity. No refunds will be given to those who reserve a spot and can not participate due to the restrictions listed below. For more information please read our cancellation policy and terms and conditions page or call our staff with any questions regarding your ability to participate.
Bahamas Tour Center is always interested in your tour experience with us. We hope you enjoyed your tour and love to hear comments.
I have been to the Bahamas many times, but UNEXSO Shark Dive is one of my favorite trips! It includes everything that everyone should do here. As a Bahamas veteran, I can say only the best about this experience!
Thanks to the professional guides! I was a bit worried about kayaking because I had never done it before, but the instructions were great and I had such a good time!
The best way to discover nature! ( ͡° ͜ʖ ͡°)