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BAHAMAS ULTIMATE SHARK DIVING SAFARI

Dive with Tiger Sharks, Great Hammerheads and up to 6 other shark species!

 

Tiger shark diving

 

 

Expedition:

Scuba diving with Tiger Sharks, Great Hammerheads, Lemon Sharks, Bull Sharks, Nurse Sharks and Caribbean Reef Sharks.

Location:

Tiger Beach and Bimini Island, Bahamas. (Trip departs from West Palm Beach, FL).

Accommodation:

Dolphin Dream Liveaboard Dive Vessel

Experience Level:

Open Water Diver Certification required.

   

2018 Dates:

November 22-30 8 SPOTS AVAILABLE

2018  Price:

$4395 per person double occupancy.

Trip Leader:

TBA

 

WHATS INCLUDED: 8 nights accommodation aboard the Dolphin Dream, 7 days of unlimited shark diving, all meals, too many snacks, beer and soft drinks, tanks, weights, experienced Captain and crew, chum, shark feeds and a bit of photo coaching for those that want it.

 

WHATS NOT INCLUDED: Flights to West Palm Beach, transfers to the boat (around $20) personal dive equipment, crew gratuities.

 

 

CONSISTENTLY SPECTACULAR TIGER SHARK ACTION AND WORLD CLASS GREAT HAMMERHEAD DIVING, NOW COMBINED IN ONE INCREDIBLE TRIP:

 

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Two great hammerhead sharks in Bimini, Bahamas.

 

TWO OF THE SHARKIEST PLACES ON PLANET EARTH

Join us in the Bahamas for the ultimate shark diving safari. First, we will visit world famous Tiger Beach to dive with Tiger Sharks, Lemon Sharks, Caribbean Reef Sharks and Nurse Sharks. While at Tiger Beach we may also see great hammerheads and bull sharks. We will drop anchor at multiple locations that fall under the Tiger Beach umbrella inclusing Tiger Wreck (a 100 year old anchor chain that attracts scores of sharks, and Fish Tales (a fabulous reef that attracts up to a dozen tiger sharks as well as lemons, reefies, nurse sharks and sometimes hammers and bull sharks).


dive with tiger sharks and hammerheads

 

Once you have had your fill of tigers, we will sail southwards to Bimini Island - the winter home of scores of huge great hammerhead sharks. Bimini is also a great place to see big, beefy bull sharks plus there are spots around the island that are good for Caribbean reef sharks and tiny blacknose sharks - a species that is rarely seen by divers but we know exactly where they are!

 

diving with great hammerhead sharks in the Bahamas

 

EXPERT SHARK WRANGLERS

This trip is not just about getting you there. The shark wranglers aboard the Dolphin Dream are experts at attracting sharks and keeping them around. The key is to deliver just enough fish to keep them interested without making them too excited and dangerous to dive with. You'll be amazed when you see the relationship that the crew have with the sharks.

 

Tiger Beach shark feeding

 

SHARK SNAPS AT SUNSET
The Dolphin Dream is by far the best shark diving liveaboard in the Bahamas. As well as being a large, stable, extremely seaworthy vessel with a highly experienced captain and crew, it also has a large swim step that is ideal for 'Shark Snaps' once everyone is out of the water. If you've ever seen close up shots of lemon sharks half in and half out of the water, its very likely they were taken aboard this boat. If you've never tried split frame photography before, you're in good hands. For a quick 'how-to' before you get there, follow this link: Split Frame Photography

 

how to take lemon snaps or shark splits


SHARK DIVING AFTER DARK!

Once the sun completely sets, the day is not necessarily over. Because the sites we pick are quite shallow, its not uncommon to rack up 5 or 6 hours of bottom time each day. However, if you're still keen to dive when darkness falls, we usually conduct one or two night dives with the sharks. Generally we don't feed at night because we don't want the sharks too excited but they usually stay in the area anyway.

Its a relatively safe but disconcerting experience to be swimming around the reef with no peripheral vision. Sharks materialize out of the darkness unexpectedly and then disappear again into the shadows. Everyone seems to agree that its a little nerve wracking but an experience they thoroughly enjoyed :)


Tiger shark diving at night.

 

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Caribbean reef sharks diving at Tiger Beach

 

Great Hammerhead at night in the Bahamas. 

 

A candid note about Tiger Beach:

Everyone talks about a destination being 'the best shark dive' or 'one of the world's top ten shark dives' etc, etc. Sometimes the operators are just blowing smoke and sometimes the diving is truly great.

Whatever you hear about other shark diving sites around the planet, Tiger Beach stands alone. Its simply packed with sharks. They're big and they are not shy :)

If you are looking for endless photographic opportunities or if you just want to spend your entire vacation surrounded by big sharks, then this is the place.

I have NEVER heard of anyone being disappointed by Tiger Beach. The only problem you'll have is finding somewhere to go next time that compares.

See you there!

Andy Murch

 

Two big tiger sharks at Tiger Beach

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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 Canadian 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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