Best Places to Dive with Sharks

A mesmerizing adventure is waiting for you in which your heart does not know if it should stop or beat faster!

Blue sharks are a favourite for divers and underwater photographers to dive with due to their beauty, speed and considered curious and gentle natures.

1. Blue Sharks

1. The Azores, Portugal 2. Cape Town, South Africa 3. Cabo San Lucas, Mexico 4. Rhode Island, USA

Where to Dive with Blue Sharks

One of the most promising spots for encounters with blue sharks can be found within Europe’s “best kept secret”: The Azores.

The Azores, Portugal

Humans are the #1 threat to all species of Hammerhead Sharks due to harvesting of fins. Their extraordinary shape and movement beguile any diver and they are not aggressive.

2. Hammerhead Sharks

1. Bimini, Bahamas 2. Galapagos Islands, Ecuador 3. Cocos Islands, Costa Rica 4. Layang Layang, Malaysia.   The Pacific Shark Corridor, is the best place to dive with hundreds of sharks.

Where to Dive with Hammerhead Sharks

Imagine submerging into the blue, knowing that soon you will encounter one of the most efficient predators on this planet. A predator you are going to meet eye-to-eye with equal respect for each other.

3. Tiger Sharks

1. Shark Reef Marine Reserve, Fiji 2. Playa del Carmen, peninsula Yucatan, Mexico 3. Santa Lucia, Cuba 4. Bat Island, Costa Rica 5. Great Blue Hole, Belize.

Where to Dive with Tiger Sharks

The whale shark is classified as endangered on the Red List of Endangered Species. This elusive, majestic whale shark has only tiny, almost useless teeth.

5. Whale Sharks

1. Isla Holbox and Cancun, Mexico 2. Ningaloo Reef, Exmouth, Western Australia 3. Utila, Honduras 4. Gladden Spit, Belize

Where to Dive with Whale Sharks

The great white shark is the most protected shark species in the world – and still highly endangered. They are known to attack humans, usually surfers mistaking them for seals. Shark cage diving can be done in Gansbaai and False Bay, South Africa.

6. Great White Sharks

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