Great White Shark Cage Diving at Guadalupe Island with Horizon

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America’s Shark Boat specializes in great white shark cage diving at Guadalupe Island. We depart from San Diego, California for 5 days on all-inclusive trips and all it takes to join us is a $500 initial deposit! 

Great White Shark Cage Diving at Guadalupe Island

The Guadalupe island shark diving season is from August to November, when the ocean is calmest, and colder sea temperatures of 66 to 72°F (19°C to 22°C) are to be expected at this time of year. Great whites, tuna, Guadalupe fur seals and sea lions are most frequently sighted during the August, September and October period. Over 250 different white sharks have been identified since the first expedition to the Island with America’s Shark Boat in 2000.

Guadalupe island is an extinct volcanic island, 17 miles (25 km) long, north to south, and 6 miles (10 km) wide, with several islets dotting its coastline. The island itself has a population of just over 200 people, including, fishermen and Mexican Navy personnel. But it is its population of 10,000+ Guadalupe fur seals (Arctocephalus townsendi) – their only major breeding site – and northern elephant seals (Mirounga angustirostris) that attract the sharks. The island has been a seal sanctuary since 1975 and is a designated biosphere reserve.

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Travel to the crystal clear waters of Isla Guadalupe, Mexico, aboard America’s Shark Boat a  liveaboard custom-built for shark cage diving since 2000. Isla Guadalupe is considered one of the best places on the whole planet to cage dive with great white sharks. Spend three adrenaline-filled days cage diving in custom built shark cages. It’s a bucket list adventure open to both certified divers and non-divers. Let’s dive!