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MAKO & BLUE SHARK SNORKELLING

 

Mako Shark diving

 

Expedition:

Free diving with mako sharks and blue sharks.

Location:

Cabo San Lucas, Baja, Mexico.

Accommodation:

Tesoro Los Cabos Hotel at Cabo San Lucas Marina.

   

2018 Dates:

January 16-20 FULL

Price:

US$1995 per person private room.

US$1695 per person double occ. (king bed).

Trip Leader:

 Andy Murch

 

WHAT'S INCLUDED:

4 nights 3 star Accommodation at Tesoro Los Cabos.

3 full day charters (8 to 9hrs each day) snorkeling with makos, blues and possibly smooth-hammerheads and silky sharks.

Chance to see humpback and grey whales and other marine mega fauna during the tour.

Breakfast at the hotel plus snacks and pack lunches while at sea.

Weights and weight belt.

Mask, wetsuit, snorkel and fins if needed.

Chum for attracting sharks.

Experienced Shark Diving Guide.

Marine Biologist onboard.

Underwater photography memento of the trip.

 

NOT INCLUDED:

Flights, dinners, crew gratuities.

 

dive with mako shark in Cabo San Lucas

 

DIVE WITH SHORTFIN MAKO SHARKS

Makos are famous for being the fastest shark in sea. Their ability to swim at great speeds helps them catch their favorite prey of tuna.
Aggressive hunters, makos are all business. They come in lightening fast, hit the bait hard and then quickly disappear unless you have a master shark wrangler onboard to keep them interested
. We will visit the best places to find them and we'll have some tasty treats to keep them coming back for more.

 

Mako Shark Snorkelling

 

DIVE WITH BLUE SHARKS!

Blue sharks captivate everyone that dives with them. Their iridescent cobalt blue flanks glow in the sunlight as they swim gracefully towards you. Curious and bold but rarely aggressive, blue sharks make fantastic snorkeling companions and even better photography subjects.

 

Blue shark snorkelling

 

A GREAT TRIP FOR PRO SHOOTERS AND NEWBIE SHARK DIVERS ALIKE

Whether you're a hardcore shark junkie looking for the ultimate mako gape shot or brand new in the world of sharks, you'll love this adventure. Newbies will go home with wonderful memories and a better understanding and appreciation of sharks and their importance in the environment. Meanwhile, we will be offering some very special opportunities for serious shark photographers such as split frame shots when we wrangle the sharks right up to the boat.

 

blue shark photography split frame image

 

RELAX AFTER A HARD DAY OF SHARK ENCOUNTERS AT THE TESORO LOS CABOS

You will be staying for four nights at the Tesoro Los Cabos - a three star resort right next to the marina in Cabo San Lucas. Each room has a comfortable king sized bed. Guests have access to the main pool with its swim-up bar, the gym and the restaurant/lounge. Although we'll be out at sea for most of the day, this a safe and friendly base to relax at in the evenings and it is just a 50m walk to the boat each morning.

 

Tesoro Los Cabos Resort Shark Diving

 

SMOOTH HAMMERHEADS AND SILKY SHARKS

Two other species that are less common but still frequently encountered are Smooth hammerheads and silkies. Smooth hammers are a lot like their scalloped cousins but have a less indented hammer.

 

snorkelling with smooth hammerhead sharks

 

Silkies are beautiful sharks. When young, they often have shiny skin that gives them their common name. As they age they go a little more grey - as do we all :)  They are bold and inquisitive animals that generaly make close passes and can be thrilling snorkelling buddies. Fingers crossed that we see them while we're out there.

 

silky sharks snorkeling

 

Come Shark Diving with us in Sunny Cabo San Lucas

Itinerary:

Day 1: 2pm check into the Tesoro Los Cabos and meet your hosts. In the evening you will have plenty of time to prepare your camera gear or relax at the swim-up bar in the hotel pool.

Day 2 - 4: Enjoy a relaxed breakfast at the hotel before we head out for a full day of shark encounters. During the day we may try chumming in one or two different areas to attract a variety of sharks. We may also encounter whales. On one of our days at sea we  will also spend a little time at a sea lion colony. Lunch will be served onboard the boat. Each evening, you are invited to join your trip leader for dinner or grab a quiet bite on your own.

Day 5 - Plenty of time for a leisurely breakfast then checkout and farewells until the next adventure!

 

Mako snorkel

 

READY TO SIGN UP OR HAVE A QUESTION?

CONTACT BIG FISH ABOUT THIS EXPEDITION:

 

 

 

SIGN UP FOR AN EPIC MAKO SHARK DIVING ADVENTURE!

info@BigFishExpeditions.com

 

Mako gape image.

 

 

 

 

WHAT ELSE TO DO IN BEAUTIFUL BAJA

Our Mako and Blue Shark Adventure is scheduled to coincide with our annual trip to Socorro. This is a world class destination famous for its giant mantas and schooling hammerhead sharks. For those traveling from far afield, Socorro and our Mako trip make great back to back adventures. Read more about our Socorro Giant Manta Trip here: Big Fish Expeditions Socorro Adventure

 

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Andy Murch Trip Leader

Andy Murch

EXPEDITION LEADER

Andy Murch is a fanatical big animal diver.

He has photographed and dived with more sharks than most people on this planet and he's very good at it.

Andy's images and shark stories have appeared in hundreds of books and magazines around the world from titles as varied as National Geographic, Scuba Diving, FHM, Digital Photography,  and the Journal of Zoology.

Andy is the Creator of the ever expanding Shark and Ray Field Guide on Elasmodiver.com 

 

When not running big animal expeditions or on photographic assignments, Andy lives and dives on Vancouver Island, Canada

 

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