Shark Diving Caribbean

Shark Diving in Caribbean

The Caribbean is a wonderful place to dive with some of the large apex predator sharks and more docile species of shark too. The Caribbean Sea contains some of our most popular dive destinations and will provide a stunning backdrop for your holiday. Whether you want to swim with sharks once or throughout your trip, we can offer a superb-value dive holiday package.

You can swim with sharks that our dive boat guides and instructors spot in the open water, take part in near-shore shark feeds or catch them on a safari dive, which will let you see lots of reef fishes and other marine life too. There are also options for shark cage diving in the Caribbean.

We offer many incredible dive trips in the Caribbean where you can swim with sharks, as well as do other types of dives, and these include the following amazing Caribbean locations:

Belize diving location the Great Blue Hole from the air

Shark Diving in Belize

Belize is one of the Caribbean’s premier tourist destinations and offers a wonderful opportunity to dive with docile nurse sharks in the warm shallow waters by the coast. For more adventurous shark divers there is also a chance to swim with large hammerhead sharks further out to sea.

There are also many small islands and atolls off the coast of Belize, which will have excellent safari dives where sharks regularly congregate with turtles, stingrays and other marine life too.

The Turneffe Atoll is one example, which requires a fairly high level of experience to navigate, but allows you to swim with bull sharks, reef sharks and whale sharks at certain times of the year.

Shark Diving in the Bahamas

There are many Bahamas shark diving sites including Tiger beach, where you can view smaller tiger sharks close to the shore. Tiger sharks are a popular type of marine life to swim with all over the world, such as in the Maldives where we offer several dedicated tiger shark diving trips.

You can also enjoy many resort and liveaboard Bahamas diving trips, which will give you a lot of opportunities to swim with various types of sharks – including bull sharks in the open water.
One of the best options for shark diving in the Caribbean is on our Bahamas Master Liveaboard, which will get you up close and personal with reef sharks, lemon sharks and oceanic whitetips.

Shark Diving in Tobago

For a combination of a resort dive, a wonderful beach holiday and impressive shark diving in the Caribbean, our trip to the Blue Water Inn in Tobago is a brilliant option. With a 5-star PADI dive centre on the grounds, you can feed and swim with great hammerheads close to the shore.

There are several other dive sites on our trip that will keep you close to nurse sharks. One such site is Diver’s Thirst, which also has large schools of fish and plenty of other diverse marine life.

Cove Ledge is another fantastic dive site where you can swim with nurse sharks, in comfortably warm and quite shallow waters of up to 13 m – suitable for most skill levels.

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What Types of Sharks Swim in the Caribbean?

Many species of sharks are migratory and can be seen swimming almost anywhere on the planet. Although there are seasonal changes, and there is no guarantee that you will see a particular species, the following species of shark populate the waters of the Caribbean Sea:

Scuba diving photo of great white shark off Guadalupe Island in Mexico
  • Bull sharks, a type of requiem shark
  • Caribbean reef sharks, another type of requiem shark
  • Great hammerhead sharks
  • Nurse sharks
  • Oceanic white tip sharks
  • Tiger sharks
  • Whale sharks

Sharks seek food sources around coral reefs and our guides and instructors can spot signs of dorsal fins popping out the water for an open water dive. If sharks are your thing, you will not be disappointed! Our team will help tailor the perfect package for shark diving in the Caribbean.

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Where Else Can I Dive with Sharks?

Scuba diving photo of great white shark off Guadalupe Island in Mexico

Not sure about the Caribbean? No problem! We offer incredible shark diving holidays across the globe, which include trips to locations such as the Maldives, Egypt, Indonesia, Guadalupe Island in Mexico, Thailand and Costa Rica. These trips will give you the chance to swim with great white sharks and other exotic species, all under the care of PADI-qualified instructors.

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Book a Trip for World-Class Shark Diving in the Caribbean

We provide shark diving trips that offer exceptional value for money, with handpicked dive sites, PADI-qualified instructors and incredible liveaboard boats or resorts. Sharks in Caribbean waters are known to be quite placid and docile, so you will have a fun, safe thrill under total supervision.

If you would like to see a certain species of Caribbean shark or have a particular requirement, we can help to create a diving holiday package that meets all of your needs. We work with groups, couples and individuals. Please feel free to get in touch with us to book or to find out more.

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