Take a dive with some of our planet's amazing apex predators and gain an appreciation for their important role in oceans around the world!

Dive with the Sharks provides a unique opportunity for certified SCUBA divers, age 15+ to come face to face with sharks! Dive into the Aquarium's Coral Reef! Experience warm, clear water, teeming with schools of fish, massive sharks, eels, a green sea turtle and more. 




New, improved and more intense than ever! Check out the video above. Advanced reservations are required. Check for availability. Diver's Note: Must bring Diver Certification Card to the Aquarium with you.


dive with the sharks florida aquariumThe Dive with the Sharks program makes you the star of the show and dispels the commonly held myth that sharks are man-eaters. Dive with the Sharks educates, inspires and facilitates a greater understanding of these amazing animals through a personal interactive experience!


Family and friends view the divers during all phases of the dive from the exhibit gallery. The Florida Aquarium dive master reserves the right to deny any guest diver the opportunity to leave the shark cage if the safety of the guest diver or the animals in the exhibit are in jeopardy.


SAFETY: Each guest is paired with a Florida Aquarium dive master whose sole responsibility is their safety. There is at least one dive master in the exhibit with the guest and one surface tender present during all dives. This program is operated within the highest standards of recreational diving. The Florida Aquarium dive team is professionally trained to supervise recreational diving activities by NAUI, a world wide recognized scuba training and certification agency. 


COST: $150 per person (Florida Aquarium Members: $135) includes Aquarium admission for the diver and a shark diver t-shirt. 


WHEN:  Dive with the Sharks is offered daily at 9:00am.


WHAT TO BRING: A mask (optional), bathing suit, towel and dive certification card. All dive areas and changing facilities are handicapped accessible.

FAQ: For a list of the Frequently Asked Questions - including information for guests needing special accommodations please click here


Sponsored by Zeagle Systems, Inc. and NAUI, The National Association of Underwater Instructors.