Diving at Guadalupe Island in 2021 – What To Expect, The Island of Sharks

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Diving at Guadalupe Island in 2021 – What To Expect, The Island of Sharks

What’s the main reason to dive at Guadalupe Island?. Great White Sharks…lot’s of them. There are an estimated 400+ individual sharks that visit Guadalupe Island annually and we should know, we first discovered sharks back in 2000. The experience of diving with great whites at Guadalupe is the best on the world. Visibility around the island for shark divers often tops 100 feet on most days. Today, 21 years later 90% of all photos and videos of these amazing white sharks were taken at Guadalupe Island.

The White Shark Encounters

Shark divers from around the globe come to the remote island of Guadalupe for one reason – to learn about and cage dive with Great White Sharks. All of the diving here takes place within the confines and safety of a shark cage. Both certified shark divers and non-divers can participate in Great White Shark cage diving at Guadalupe Island aboard America’s Shark Boat.

Weather at Guadalupe Island

August to December is the Guadalupe Island liveaboard season. During these months, the coldest water temperatures arrive with an average surface temperature of just 66°F to 70°F (19°C to 22°C). These temperatures attract the Great White Sharks making this the best time to dive in Guadalupe.

The weather at this time transitions from hot and humid in August and September to cooler with a bit of rain in October through December.  Interested in cage diving with Great White Sharks at Guadalupe Island? Book your shark cage diving before August through December of 2021 let’s go shark diving!.