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Half-Day Snorkeling or Swimming with Sharks Tour in Cabo San Lucas

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Experience the emotion and adrenaline to swim and snorkelling safely out of cage with blue sharks, silky sharks, mako, smooth hammerheads and other incredible marine creatures in the pristine waters of the Sea of Cortez and Pacific Ocean.
  • Swim safely with sharks in the Sea of Cortez and the Pacific Ocean with a guide
  • Advanced certified scuba divers may dive; 50 logged dives is required
  • The tour includes use of snorkeling gear
  • Snacks and beverages are provided
What to Expect
From the Cabo San Lucas marina, head out into the waters of the Sea of Cortez and the Pacific Ocean to an exclusive dive site that’s about a 30-minute boat ride away. There, safely swim with sharks, as the tour is led by guides, instructors certified by the Professional Association of Diving Instructors (PADI), and marine biologists. Along the way, learn about the aquatic wildlife of Baja California Sur. The tour also includes stops at the Arch of Cabo San Lucas and a sea lion colony. Plus, between December and April, you might be able to spot whales. For your safety, avoid wearing yellow, silver, white, and red, as well as jewelry—all of which resemble fish traits that could attract sharks.
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Departure Point
Cabo Shark Dive, Boulevard Paseo de la Marina, dock o, in front of Captain Tony's restaurant, next to Tesoro Resort, Centro, 23450, Centro, 23450 Cabo San Lucas, B.C.S., Mexico
Return Details
Returns to original departure point
  • National Park fees
  • Bottled water
  • Snacks
  • Mask, snorkel, fins and lifejackets
  • Marine biologist on board
  • Professional underwater photo shooting
  • Professional shark guide on board
  • Visit to the Arch and sea lion colony
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Be at least 12 years old and in case of a minor to be accompanied by an adult
  • For scuba diving: advanced open water certification, 50 logged dives
  • For Freediving and Snorkeling no certification required
  • Signing the responsibility waiver
  • Good physical condition - Basic swimming skills - Tolerant to long periods on a boat
  • Avoid wearing yellow, silver, white and red.
  • No shiny things, jewelry, etc.
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Stroller accessible
  • Near public transportation
  • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
  • Most travelers can participate
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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Reviewed 11 August 2019

What an amazing experience this was! The crew was experienced, informative and entertaining! Weather was perfect and saw a few sharks..........such an adrenaline rush. A check off of our bucket list. Truly a trip one should book and experience. You DID NOT DISAPPOINT Cabo Shake...More

Date of experience: August 2019
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Reviewed 31 July 2019

I understand most people would think swimming in open water with sharks is pretty scary and would wonder why anyone would ever do it, but this was one of the best actives on our trip. The crew was excellent, taking safety and respect for the...More

Date of experience: July 2019
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Reviewed 13 July 2019 via mobile

This was one of the most exciting tours I've ever been on. The team was very experienced and made me feel very comfortable about sliding into the ocean with a giant maiko shark. I strongly suggest this tour to anyone that feels adventurous and for...More

Date of experience: July 2019
3  Thank ReneeW1388
Reviewed 12 July 2019

Had an unforgettable experience! The crew was hilarious and extremely friendly. My boyfriend did not go in the water but got sea sick on the boat and the crew was helpful and sweet to him while sick. I felt completely safe and taken care of...More

Date of experience: July 2019
2  Thank riley w
Reviewed 9 July 2019

We went out on the Cabo shark dive on 4 July. The sharks did not show upright away, but sometimes that happens! Thankfully the crew remained in high spirits and did not stop working during the entire trip and eventually, four mako sharks showed up!...More

Date of experience: July 2019
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27 August 2019|
Response from Thérèse A | Reviewed this property |
We brought all of our own snorkel equipment. The operators want it to be dark colors though, so no bright colored equipment. They also provide snorkel equipment, wetsuits, water, and snacks.
26 August 2019|
Response from Sadsandwich | Reviewed this property |
The dude that takes you out is a pro photographer with thousands of $ in underwater equipment. He sends you all the pics for free. Bring your go pro though! And yes, you will definitely see sharks in mid Jan. They have a... More
26 November 2018|
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Response from jamesishere1987 | Reviewed this property |
Silkies are abundant in June. Almost guaranteed to see silkies during the summer months.
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