Move over Great White Shark diving, Mako and Blue Shark diving is just as exhilarating. All around the world, Cape Town, San Diego, Channel Islands, and Pico are known to be some of the most stunning places for Mako and Blue Shark diving.
Channel Islands, Southern California
If you are adventuring through the southern coast of California, make a stop at the Channel Islands for Mako and Blue Shark diving. From the reefs to the sea creatures, beneath the surface of the Channel Island seas is a world of mindboggling beauty. Blue Sharks are the perfect underwater companions for exploring the seas of Channel Island, as they are known to be rarely aggressive. The versatile Mako Shark, able to live in warm water conditions and colder temperature conditions, is a perfect focus for photographing. Other than the reefs and sharks, the waters of Channel Island are also home to angelfish
Gansbaai, Cape Town
Also known as the “Great White Shark Capital of the World”, Gansbaai also presents a series of diving and snorkeling activities. Operators such as Shark Bookings offer Blue and Mako Shark diving which will take you on a deep blue journey. Other than its astonishing perspective of the ocean, the highlights are seeing the world’s fastest shark, the Mako shark, and the Blue Shark that has a beautiful blue appearance that glows in the sunlight. Swimming through the seas of Gansbaai is a must-do adventure as going on a shark dive also means you may see dolphins, whales and other marine life. What’s so great about the nature of the dive is that there is a great amount of light, perfect for taking photos and/or filming.
Rhode Island, USA
Almost 50 miles away from the shores of Rhode Island, tourists take their holiday to a whole new level with a magnificent diving encounter. A dive into the blue ocean of the rocky island reveal the amazing creatures such as the Mako shark, Blue shark and even sunfish. Something you cannot experience visiting the aquarium, diving amongst these sea creatures is another way to get up close with nature.
One of the most newly discovered shark diving locations, Pico offers a dive into the deep blue seas of Europe. An excursion of a lifetime, divers are directed by experienced professionals and underwater photographers to where the Blue and Mako Sharks dwell for an amazing and personal experience. The journey to the Blue and Mako Sharks is a duration of one hour which is an experience of its own, and an exceptional kind of coastal activity.
A new world awaits
We always talk about how beautiful it is to watch the waves, and/or how the sea is perfectly framed inside the windows of our holiday homes and hotels. Wherever you find yourself traveling in the world, use the opportunity to dive into a different world. A world that lies beneath the surface of the sea filled with reefs and marine life and experience the beauty first hand.