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Dive with Great Whites, Sevengill Sharks, Makos, Blue Sharks, 5 species of Catsharks and Spotted Gully Sharks in False Bay, South Africa.

 

 

CALIFORNIAN MAKO SHARK SAFARI

 

 

Expedition:

Free diving with mako sharks and blue sharks. Plus, scuba diving with angel sharks and other Californian shark species.

2014 Dates:

August 31st - September 4th. 6 SPOTS AVAILABLE

Location:

Southern California.

Accommodation:

Liveaboard (departs from San Pedro).

Price:

$1295.

Trip Leader:

 Andy Murch

 

Epic California Shark Diving!

Join me for three days of chumming for shortfin mako sharks and blue sharks off the coast of Southern California and shark hunting on the reefs off some of California's rarely visited Channel Islands; home to many shark species including Pacific angel sharks and horn sharks.

 

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Dive with Shortfin Mako Sharks! Makos are well known as the fastest shark in sea. Aggressive hunters, makos are all business; they come in lightening fast, hit the bait hard and then quickly disappear unless you have master shark wranglers onboard to keep them around ;)

 

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.

 

Dive with Pacific Angel Sharks! Angel sharks are rarely seen by divers because they are ambush hunters that hide under the sand until an unsuspecting fish swims too close to their fang filled mouths. We will be heading to a secret spot located among the Channel Islands where angel sharks aggregate in large numbers. With luck, we should be ale to find numerous sharks lounging on the sea bed. If you've always wanted to see this species, this is probably the best chance you will ever have!

 

Dive with other California Shark Species! We may also encounter horn sharks, swell sharks, leopard sharks and tope sharks free swimming through the kelp or nestled among the coral encrusted rocks. Our focus is to dive with makos but we will also keep our eyes peeled for other shark species that are common in California waters.

 

Come Shark Diving with us in Southern California!

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This trip includes:

Three days of shark diving in the Californian Channel Islands.

Four nights accommodation in a shared cabin aboard the MV Sea Watch.

All meals and non-alcoholic refreshments while onboard.

Experienced captain and crew / shark wranglers.

All Shark attractants including chum and hang baits.

Tanks and weights.

 

What's NOT included:

Flights.

Personal diving equipment (except tanks and weights). 7mm wetsuit recommended.

Crew gratuities.

 

Itinerary:

Day 1 - Board boat in the evening and settle in.

Day 2 - Leave port around 4am and head to the Channel Islands. Chum for blues and makos all day.

Day 3 - Chum for blues and makos and shark dive on the reefs of the Channel Islands.

Day 4 - Chum for blues and makos then shark dive and head for port in the evening.

Day 5 - Depart the Sea Watch in San Pedro (Los Angeles) and fly home.

 

 

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Andy Murch Trip Leader

Andy Murch

EXPEDITION LEADER

Andy Murch is a shark fanatic. 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 Scuba Diving, FHM, Digital Photography Magazine,  and the Journal of Zoology.

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

 

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

 

Andy is also the driving force behind the PREDATORS IN PERIL PROJECT which shines a spotlight on many endangered species of sharks and rays that are overlooked by mainstream conservation groups. Predators In Peril is entirely funded by Big Fish Expeditions.

 

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