Shark Dive

Join us on this most exhilarating tour! These trips are made from July to September, and we go to the diving spot by zodiacs, therefore it is a half day trip. During this trip you will have the opportunity to see one of the fastest fish in the ocean, the Blue shark (Prionace glauca). It’s a once in a lifetime experience, where you have the chance to be in the world of this amazing predator.

This dive is not considered a deep dive. The divers will be between the surface and 10 meters, the depth where the bait box is placed. The boat will drift and the divers and snorkelers will be near the boat. There will be a safety cable tied to the boat in case there is a strong current and for more inexperienced divers.

If you wish to do this dive, we advise that you have several days available because this activity can only be confirmed one or two days before, since we are dependent on the weather conditions and the number of clients required.

Our objective is to promote the security and sustainability of this activity, so for this reason, you have to follow some rules and a code of conduct about diving with sharks in the Azores:

1.-Checking the validity of your diving certificate, medical exam and the number of dive you have registered.

2.-It is required that you do a “check dive” before diving with sharks. This a normal coastal dive to determine the divers experience and comfort in the water.

3.-Complete an Assumption of Risk document.

4.-Follow all the diver master’s instructions during the activity.

More information and prices:

Diving with Sharks
Includes
  • Briefing about the activity and safety rules
  • The boat with skipper
  • Dive Master (dive guide)
  • Tanks and weight belts
  • Water
  • Refreshment after the dive trip in the dive center (water, tea/coffee, fruit, some snacks)
Price
1 Shark Dive 200€
*The minimum of people to dive is 4. *The equipment is not included in the price. A fee of 20€ will be charged for the hiring of full equipment, per day.
Snorkelling with Sharks
Includes
  • Briefing about the activity and safety rules
  • Boat with skipper
  • Snorkelling equipment
  • Water
  • Refreshment after the dive trip in the dive center (water, tea/coffee, fruit, snacks)
Price
1 Shark Snorkel 160€
*The minimum of people to snorkel is 5 if everyone is going to snorkel. But if is someone that wants to join to the diver group, there is no minimum.  *All equipment is included in the price. 

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