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Great White Adventures

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2038 Pacific Ave, Alameda, CA 94501-2715
+1 510-814-8256
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Reviewed 6 days ago

I have had the privilege of diving with Great Whites twice. Both time I had completely amazing... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
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Shark-diving experiences off the coasts of northern California and Mexico.
  • Excellent17%
  • Very good11%
  • Average7%
  • Poor11%
  • Terrible54%
6 days ago
“if you have a problem file a dispute on credit card”
1 Nov 2017
“Farrollon Island Shark Dive- BUYER BEWARE!!!”
2038 Pacific Ave, Alameda, CA 94501-2715
+1 510-814-8256
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Reviewed 6 days ago

Note to anyone that doesnt get the product or service delivered: if you have a problem with a vendor, file a dispute with your credit card company. The money will be refunded.

Thank epicsaga
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I have had the privilege of diving with Great Whites twice. Both time I had completely amazing experiences thanks to the wonderful helpful and educated staff at great white adventures. Every member of their team LOVES sharks as much as I DO! Their excitement to...More

Thank Amber G
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Like others on here, I was supposed to dive in mid October and received a call the night before stating the dive was cancelled due to inclement weather, however the next day there was no wind, sunny out, etc. Now over 2 months later I'm...More

1  Thank Paulsp23
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I've been great white shark diving with Great White Adventures on the Solmar V a total of 7 times (7 years in a row). I've been to Guadalupe Island to dive with great whites a total of 9 times and my experiences with Great White...More

Thank mwall04
Reviewed 1 November 2017

It has been a dream of mine since I was a kid to go cage diving with the Great White Sharks. When finding out about the dive in the Farrollon Islands, it was a MUST do! In February 2017, I booked a dive for my...More

1  Thank Natalie A
Reviewed 1 November 2017 via mobile

Our trip was cancelled due to weather. The email said to call back to reschedule. Two weeks later ..... Not one return call or email! Two weeks of calling almost every day!!!!!! SCAM beware!

2  Thank Charles P
Reviewed 28 July 2017 via mobile

I'm not in the habit of reviewing tours I did not get the chance to go on but I think this company is very sketchy given our cancellation experience. If you are considering this tour company please beware. My husband and I made arrangements to...More

4  Thank Sydneys585
Reviewed 27 February 2017

We had a great time and got to see a huge shark. the crew was entertaining and fun to hang out with. we did not see a shark on our first dive but did on our second cage dive. The water is cold so make...More

Thank Nancy H
Reviewed 24 November 2015

As the other comments mention - FALSE ADVERTISING - all the pictures on their website are from the Guadalupe Island trip where they are allowed to chum and bait and do whatever it takes to get the sharks to come to the cage. The Farallon...More

19  Thank Veero D
Reviewed 18 November 2015

Yes the trip to the islands is beautiful. But you are paying $900 to see some jellyfish, maybe a whale and some sea lions, but no sharks. Evidently they are not allowed to bait the waters due to the area being protected. So they throw...More

8  Thank tamj233
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