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Shark Encounters

       
All of us at Dive Advice Travel are simply "shark-mad"
.     Sure, corals & critters are Great ... with a capital "G" ... but, our primary passion is pelagics ... and sharks in particular.   Follow us here on some of our sharkiest adventures.

Love Shark Diving ... ?

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Browse through this page to find some of our very favorite trips .... remembering that there are oh! so many others to be found on the site .... including on the Pelagic Magic page.

Fiji ... Majestic Sharks & Corals Expedition

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Save on a Genuine Best of Fiji adventure
7 nights aboard Fiji Aggressor liveaboard
Regular rates $3195 - $3395
Save $1196  ...  now $1999 - $2199
And, if you choose, you can add additional excitement:
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6 nights at Sau Bay Fiji Retreat on Taveuni (unlimited house reef diving)
   -  7 nights at Beqa Lagoon Resort (4 reef dives and 6 shark dives)

Fiji, with its endless white sand beaches, turquoise water & sky-scraping palm trees is synonymous worldwide with the concept of a South Pacific paradise. Amongst in-the-know divers, Fiji stirs an adrenaline-rush with visions of swirling sharks and kaleidoscopic soft corals. 

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Final Opportunity - Cocos & Malpelo Combo

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Cocos & Malpelo Combination
FINAL YEAR at Malpelo
Save $1000 - final spaces

2 master cabins available
14 nights aboard MV Yemaya
October 1 - 15  ...  save $1000
Now $6499 + $800 park fee


Everyone wants to Dive Malpelo!  This area has one of the biggest Hammerhead Shark populations in the world, in addition to silkies, white tips, whale sharks, plus countless schools of fish, several ray species and the giant Manta.   The Malpelo Foundation only allows one liveaboard to be present at the island at any one time, with a maximum of 25 divers, absolutely ensuring that sense of adventure you're seeking.   And, combining the Malpelo experience with an additional 5 dive days at Cocos is something only dreams are made of!

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Philippines - Sharks & Critters Mega-Trip

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Cebu / Malapascua - a Very Sharky Destination
13 nights  - 10 nights aboard Atlantis Azores
October 21 - 31  or  November 1 - 11  .... aboard the Azores
3 days at either Atlantis Puerto Galera or Dumaguete Resort
Special rate of only $4700 +  free nitrox

This trip offers whalesharks at Oslob .... a Sardine Run at Pescador Island ... the thrilling displays of thresher sharks at Malaspascua ... the ubiquitous turtles in the sanctuary at Apo Island.    While you'll have simply superb wide angle photo ops, with sharks & sharks galore ... the macro critters also abound.   And, one of the best parts of all is that you don't lose any dive days transferring from resort to yacht ... or vice versa.

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Tiger Sharks at Tiger Beach, Bahamas

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Tiger Beach ... Experience the magic
A year-round destination
Read about Tiger Beach here
See our Exclusive 2019 Charter - Tigers & Hammerheads -  Tiger Beach & Bimini


For videos and still photographs Tiger Beach is just fantastic.  Clear water and - an underwater sand beach which makes for incredibly clean and graphic photographs.  6–7 foot Lemon Sharks mingling with 10-14 foot Tiger Sharks.  Occasionally even a Great Hammerhead joins the fun!  Get up close and personal in the water with these magnificent creatures at Tiger Beach, Bahamas.

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Cat Island - Oceanic Whitetips

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Dive with some of the ocean's most feared predators
Cat Island, Bahamas
March to June

So, picture the Bahamas ... crystalline waters, white sand beaches, rolling green hills and a languid way of life.   It can be difficult to imagine that these islands connected to adrenaline rush!

Near Cat Island, where we go for the rush of diving with the Oceanic Whitetips, you’ll find sheer walls and drop-offs & untouched reefs plus lots of other animals.  But, there’s no question that it’s the whitetips which are the biggest drawing card.

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Great Hammerheads & Bull Sharks

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Immerse yourself in a mysterious migration
Bimini, Bahamas
November to April
See our Exclusive 2019 Charter - Tigers & Hammerheads -  Tiger Beach & Bimini

Bull and nurse sharks are mixed in with the great hammerheads and all together they provide simply awesome action - especially, but not exclusively, for photographers.  From November to early January each year, Great Hammerheads begin to arrive in the waters around Bimini in the Bahamas. They are en masse in February and March, then disappear by the end of April.

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Great White Sharks - Cage Diving

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Find yourself nose-to-nose with up to three 17-foot Great Whites
Guadalupe Island August through November
See Dive Advice Guadalupe trips in August & September
Australia May through January


The great whites will often stay with you for hours at the Pacific Island of Guadalupe.  Yep. Thank goodness for those cages!  There are several destinations for Great Whites around the world, but the extraordinary visibility & the intense blue water of Guadalupe make it truly unique.  If you're heading for Australia, however, you won't want to overlook the excellent programs offered by Rodney Fox .... 

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