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Eye-to-Eye Shark Dives

Dive In

Up close with sharks.

Our Eye to Eye shark dive program is temporarily closed while we are restoring the South Pacific Aquarium. The South Pacific Aquarium is scheduled to reopen in Spring 2024. Our Eye-to-Eye shark dive program will continue but we do not have a reopening date at this time. In the meantime, learn more about sharks and how we can protect them in them in the wild.

What You'll Experience

Meet our sharks
in their world.

Get Eye-to-Eye with our amazing sharks! Stand in a dive cage inside the Outer Reef habitat and watch nurse, sandbar, blacktip reef and zebra sharks cruise by. Available for groups of up to 4 people.

Covid-19 Dive FAQ
Come on in
(The water's fine.)

Yes, it’s warm! Our sharks are warm-water species: Their water is a comfy 74 degrees, while the air is downright balmy.
We’ll give you a dry-suit that completely seals out water, so you can wear street clothes underneath.

Read the FAQ
Breathe from the surface
(No experience necessary.)

Let our dive experts teach you the basics of breathing surface-supplied air, then guide you into a sturdy underwater cage in our 225,000-gallon warm water shark exhibit.
No experience is necessary!

Meet Our Sharks

Fast Facts

Ages: 8 and up. No experience necessary. Minors need to be accompanied by an adult, who will require Zoo admission.

Gear: All gear is supplied. Prescription masks available. No personal cameras, please. We take GoPro video of you doing your dive and give it to you afterwards on a flash drive – $30 value!

Wear: Comfortable clothing, and bring warm layers. The drysuit will go right over these. It’s unlikely you’ll get damp but bring a change of clothes just in case.

Length: 60 mins, maximum 4 participants per dive.

Cost: $240 (plus tax) Zoo member group/$300 (plus tax) non-member group (Flat rate: Up to 4 participants). This includes Zoo admission – up to $80 value!

Requirements: Must be in good health and complete a medical questionnaire. Pregnant visitors may not dive. Maximum weight 275 lb.



Read the Shark Dive FAQ or contact

Before you dive

Do these things.

First – Go to the Covid-19 Dive FAQ page and complete the pre-screening questions! (Do not come if you answer “yes” to any, or feel unwell.)

Then – Fill out these forms and bring them to your dive.

If you need special assistance, please fill out the special assistance form and send it to us as soon as possible beforehand.


Required forms:

Medical Waiver and Emergency Information

Adult Participation Agreement

Minor Participation Agreement (for minors age 17 and under)


Additional forms:

Special Assistance Form


Save sharks – take the pledge!

Join thousands of Eye-to-Eye Shark Dive participants who have signed their names in support of sharks.