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Shark Guardian Expeditions

Upcoming Expeditions 2024

Women's Thresher Shark Expedition

Malapascua, Philippines

14-20 May 2024

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Thresher Shark Expedition

Malapascua, Philippines

20-26 May 2024


Sardine Run Expedition

South Africa

July 2024

Coming soon

Scuba Diving expedition trips with sharks

Are you seeking an extraordinary adventure that combines adrenaline, education, and a deeper connection with nature? Have you every wondered what it is like to see Whale sharks up close?

Look no further than a shark diving expedition. On this page, we will explore the exhilarating reasons why you should consider joining an expedition with Shark Guardian, from encountering these majestic creatures up close to promoting conservation awareness.

A Thrilling Encounter
while diving with sharks

Picture yourself submerged in the vibrant underwater world, surrounded by the captivating beauty of the ocean. Participating in a shark diving expedition offers an unparalleled opportunity to witness these magnificent creatures in their natural habitat. As you dive alongside them, you will feel a rush of adrenaline, experiencing a thrilling adventure unlike any other. The awe-inspiring presence of shark diving instills a sense of wonder and appreciation for their gracefulness and power, making it an unforgettable experience. You'll never forget that first close encounter of Whale sharks cruising alongside you.

An Education in Marine Life

Beyond the thrill, shark scuba diving expeditions are valuable educational experiences. Accompanied by knowledgeable guides and marine biologists, you'll learn about the various shark species, their behaviors, and the critical role they play in the marine ecosystem. You have a chance to understand the evolutionary history of these creatures, how White tip reef sharks differ from Galapagos sharks, and how Tiger sharks differ from Bull sharks and Whale Sharks.

These expeditions offer insights into shark conservation efforts, highlighting the importance of protecting these apex predators and their habitats. By immersing yourself in their world, you'll gain a deeper understanding of the interconnectedness of marine life and the need to preserve our oceans for future generations.


Some of the shark species that we enjoy diving with;

  • Whale sharks

  • Thresher sharks

  • Grey reef sharks

  • Tiger sharks

  • Sand tiger sharks

  • Nurse sharks

  • Hammerhead sharks

  • Blacktip reef sharks

  • Great White sharks

Conservation Awareness

Our Shark scuba diving expeditions prioritize responsible and sustainable diving practices across a range of shark diving locations. They serve as platforms to raise awareness about the pressing need for shark conservation. Through these expeditions, you actively support the preservation of shark populations and marine ecosystems.


By witnessing the beauty and vulnerability of sharks firsthand, you become an advocate for their protection, spreading the message of conservation within your own communities. Joining a shark scuba diving expedition with Shark Guardian allows you to contribute to the global efforts aimed at safeguarding these incredible creatures and ensuring the health of our oceans.

Heavily integrated into our scuba diving with sharks expeditions is citizen science - basic data collection via the e-Oceans platform. We will teach you what data we need and how to collect it, contributing to a global database of vital information.


Joining us on one of our scuba diving with sharks expeditions also helps support Shark Guardian, and includes a donation so that we can continue the research, campaigning and educational work we do.

Overcoming Fears and Personal Growth

For many, the idea of encountering sharks can evoke fear or apprehension. However, participating in shark dives presents an opportunity for personal growth and overcoming such fears. Under the guidance of experienced professionals, you'll dive in a controlled and safe environment, gradually building confidence and challenging yourself.

As you conquer your anxieties, you'll develop a newfound sense of courage and resilience. This transformative experience will extend far beyond the waters, empowering you to face other challenges in life with greater self-assurance.

We regularly arrange shark diving trips at world famous shark diving destinations that provide an opportunity for certified divers to witness the beauty of a wide range of species, from Whale sharks to Tiger sharks, Caribbean reef sharks and Hammerhead sharks. Joining a shark diving expedition offers a unique and life-enriching experience that combines adventure, education, and conservation awareness.

Scuba diving with sharks presents a once in a lifetime opportunity to explore their world. Dive into the depths of the ocean, witness the beauty of these magnificent creatures, and contribute to their preservation. Embrace the opportunity to grow, learn, and create memories that will last a lifetime.


Who are these trips suitable for?

Our shark diving adventure trips are suitable for certified divers only. However, if scuba diving isn't for you, we also arrange day trips for snorkelling with sharks in Thailand. These trips are a great way for non-divers to get involved and learn more about our oceans most iconic shark species!

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