Best Shark Diving On Oahu
Best Shark Diving On Oahu
Sharks. They are such incredible and fascinating creatures. These underwater beasts have captivated us for as long as humans have walked the earth. We find them so intriguing and alluring that sharks have even been the focus of several Holly Wood blockbuster films.
So it is easy to understand why some people would want to get close to them (in a safe environment of course).Getting in the water with these “killer” creatures is an exhilarating experience which is why shark diving on Oahu has become so popular over the years. Obviously, no one is put in any actual danger and you will always be accompanied by a qualified tour guide with experience around sharks.
Diving and Swimming With Sharks on Oahu
Sharks are not what most people expect them to be. In movies and on TV we always see sharks portrayed as these cold-blooded killing machines that want nothing more than to tear you apart.
But nothing could be farther from the truth. In most settings, sharks are actually very peaceful creatures and an important part of our ecosystem. They have gotten quite the bad rap over the last several decades.
The truth is, sharks really aren’t interested in attacking humans. They are more interested in eating seals and fish, which is so important for the health of our oceans. Sharks help to keep the fish population under control.
The shark population is dwindling dramatically. If sharks were to go extinct it would devastate the ecosystem. And not just of the ocean but for the entire world. Fish and other marine life would explode in numbers with nothing to keep them in check.
While shark diving on Oahu you will learn more about the importance of these predators and what their role is in our ecosystem. You will learn much about how sharks live and coexist with other marine life around Oahu.
What to Expect on Your Oahu Shark Diving Tour
Not sure what you can expect while on your shark diving tour?
There are plenty of guided tours for shark cage diving on Oahu, but we want to give you the experience of getting to swim freely among these magnificent creatures. As we have said before, sharks are very misunderstood.
On our tour, you will learn more about sharks, the waters here around the island, and how sharks thrive in the ecosystem. Our incredible guide will talk more about sharks including what types of species of sharks you can expect to see.
There are several different species that live in the ocean near our island including Galapagos, Sandbar, White-tip Reef, Tiger, and (arguably the most interesting to see) the Scalloped Hammerhead.
Our experienced guide will talk more about these species and some of the differences between them. Then you will get to swim with sharks in Oahu’s waters. Our guide will explain all of the necessary precautions and guidelines that you will need to follow before getting into the water.
All of our tours are subject to change as we continue to update and change our tours to ensure that you get the best possible experience. If you want to see everything that is included take a look at our current Oahu shark diving tour package.