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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. 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 3 November 2017

When they spotted the first sharks, they had us all get into the water. I had a very hard time catching my breath and started to freak out a little bit. One of the guys helped me back to the boat. I was kind of...More

Date of experience: October 2017
1  Thank Lexi B
Reviewed 29 October 2017

First of all, Jacopo and his crew was so accomdating and patient to the wild 7 girls my group entailed. I know for sure that we were a rowdy bunch but they didn't miss a beat. Also the guys were so patient with trying to...More

Date of experience: October 2017
1  Thank Rae K
Reviewed 12 October 2017 via mobile

This was a true blast! We went on a private snorkeling trip with Jacopo, Miguel, and Juanito. This team is amazing! Super convenient pick up from our hotel, painless drive to La Paz (and back), and the most memorable part of the trip to Cabo...More

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank Alexey I
Reviewed 13 September 2017 via mobile

I went on an awesome tour with Cabo Shark Dive. Miguel and the crew were great. They are knowledgeable and fun. I was able to snorkel with a Hammerhead shark. It was an amazing experience. I will definitely go with them again, when I return...More

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank Bob S
Reviewed 7 August 2017

This was not an easy sell, I mean convince my girl and another couple on their honeymoon to go snorkeling with sharks without any cages! Before going out, I visited the website and contacted the owner to verify the safety of this extreme excursion. After...More

Date of experience: August 2017
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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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