Number 7 on the list.
Equal parts terrifying and exhilarating, sharks have long been some of the most intriguing creatures to cruise the deep, blue sea. For the ultimate thrill, venture into the waters and get up-close and personal with some big fish.

If the traditional beach vacation is beginning to feel a bit boring and swimming with the sharks is on your travel bucket list, these spots are officially recommended by PADI – The Professional Association of Diving Instructors.

Isla Guadalupe, Mexico

Isla Guadalupe hosts one of the most prolific populations of white sharks on the planet. What makes this remote island the greatest
white shark diving destination, is not only the abundance of white sharks, but the crystal clear water you will find them in.

DEPARTS July to November
Choose from five and six day trips aboard from San Diego, with luxurious quarters, meals, and plenty of time for cage diving.

Tiger Beach, Bahamas

There's a beach in the Bahamas that's unlike any other in the world. 
It's located 32 kilometres off the coast of West End, Grand Bahama, and buried like sunken treasure under crystal clear blue water.
Divers call it Tiger Beach...A lot of the big sharks call it home.
Tiger Beach offers open water shark dives with tiger sharks, great hammerheads, Caribbean reef sharks and lemon sharks.

One-Day Cage Dive Adventure

Spend an incredible day cage diving with tiger sharks, lemon sharks, reef sharks and more. The Bahamas is one of the best places in the world to see and photograph big sharks in the wild. No dive experience is necessary

Gansbaii, Mexico

The home of great white shark cage diving, Gansbaai should be on every adrenaline junkie’s bucket list. After all, what can get your blood pumping more than coming face to face with an Apex predator? 

Half-Day Cage Dive Adventure

Going Great White Shark Diving in South Africa is a combination of goosebump thrills, education and relaxation in the company of experienced experts and researchers. They will show you how to distinguish between a male and female shark and how to identify a specific shark by its unique dorsal fin and scars. The 20 - 25 minute boat trip to where the activity is to take place, is by itself an exhilarating adventure.