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- Dive with sharks shore excursion at the Florida Aquarium in Tampa Bay
- Scuba dive with sharks, eels, turtles and colorful fish
- 30 minutes of diving in the 500,000-gallon (1.9-million-liter) Coral Reef exhibit
- All gear and a souvenir photo included
What You Can Expect
The program is approximately 90 minutes long, including an educational presentation about sharks and a 30-minute dive in the Coral Reef exhibit. Exit the shark cage with a qualified dive master and position yourself on the bottom of the exhibit for optimal viewing of the sharks. Family and friends will be able to watch from the exhibit gallery.
There are two dive masters in the exhibit with you and one surface tender present during all dives. This program is operated with the highest standards of recreational diving. The Florida Aquarium dive team is trained to supervise recreational diving activities by recognized scuba-training agencies. Emergency oxygen and first aid kits are onsite for all diving operations. The dive and security team have a well-practiced emergency action plan in order to handle medical emergencies. All team members are trained in the use of emergency oxygen, first aid and CPR.
Advanced reservations are required to participate in the Dive with the Sharks program; it is not available to book on the day.
This excursion is located within a 10-minute walk to the cruise port, so you determine the time you return to your ship in Tampa. Please allow yourself ample time to enjoy the excursion and ensure your timely return to the port. This excursion is not covered by our Worry-free policy.