Tiger Beach, Tiger Shark Diving Bahamas! It will astound you!
With 10 or 12 Lemon sharks swimming around the surface and more below, the anticipation and excitements builds as you get ready for your first SCUBA dive with Tiger sharks! You jump in and as the bubbles clear you start to really notice the amount of life around you! Hundreds of Jacks, Snapper, Grouper and reef fish, plus 40 or more sharks swimming around! You are surrounded by mostly Lemons and Reef sharks, you descend and look down to notice some thing a lot bigger down below, could this be what you came here to see? You approached the bottom and yes it is! a Tiger Shark is swimming around, you are Tiger Shark diving Bahamas!!! As you look around you realize that there are a few Tiger Sharks around and one is swimmingly right toward you! You remember your training, stay calm, maintain eye contact and don't swim away! Everything in your body is telling you to run away! especial when the Tiger Sharks is now almost close enough to touch! You realize just how big one of these 12 feet plus shark are as it slowly swims by looking you up and down and maybe even winking at you!
You surface from your dive and like so many other experienced divers your remarks are "best dive in my whole life"!
Come join us for the best place to dive with Tiger Sharks!
Most of the Tiger Sharks at Tiger Beach are female, regulars, have been given names, and to certain extent they seem to understand the routine and recognize the bait crates. We have seen some of them for years, although they do travel and sometimes disappear for a while before returning. Some we have named unfortunately we no longer see, it makes us wonder what happened to them. They are all individual with different personalities, with some of the newer or smaller individuals being bolder.
Tiger sharks are big sharks, 3 to 5 meters long. On average about five individuals show up on every dive but we have counted upwards of 10 on a dive.
These Tiger shark dives are without a cage and start by putting crates of bait (fish. chunks, blood, etc.) in the water. Most dives the Dolphin Dream Team diver will take a crate of fish down specifically to feed the Tiger Sharks and Hammerhead sharks. We usually do four dives per day depending on weather and current conditions. We do limited night dives due to the sharks and their natural nocturnal nature.
Participants will be responsible for their own safety during these dives. The sharks are attracted by baiting with dead fish and there is a risk of injury or death while diving with these big sharks. Participants need to be adults, experienced divers and accept the risk associated with shark diving and shark feeding.
Most of the participants return from shark diving with smiles and comments like, wow, amazing, terrific, thrilling and more.
Shark season runs October through May with water temperature averages around 77F with highs up to 82F and possible lows down to 72F. Air temperature ranges from highs up to 86F and lows occasionally down to 60F. Coolest months are January, February and March. Most diver wear 5 mm full suits, hoods and gloves.
When you dive with Tiger Sharks you'll be amazed at how cautious, slow moving, docile, tactical and smart these sharks are... But Tiger Sharks can be dangerous and are known as one of the man-eaters. Please do not ever forget what they are, a large predatory fish with a large mouth, sharp teeth and a small brain. They naturally feed on the surface on birds, carcasses and trash, in the shallow water they feed on turtles, rays and lobster. The Tiger sharks and the Great Hammerheads are the only sharks we actually feed.
The Dream Team, Inc. is limited in liability and all passengers will be required to sign a liability release. PLEASE NOTE THAT The Dream Team's release contains provisions releasing the Dream Team and its related parties from the consequences of its own negligence.
Please read our release forms here: Standard Release and Shark Diving Release.
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