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Great White Adventures

#22 of 33 things to do in Alameda Features Animals
2038 Pacific Ave, Alameda, CA 94501-2715
+1 510-814-8256
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Farallons - Be prepared not to see sharks

TL:DR Just don't book this trip, there aren't enough ways to get sharks to the surface and you... read more

Reviewed 29 June 2014
Dan W
San Francisco, California
DO NOT BOOK! Huge scam

My husband and I went November 6 swells were at least 4-5 feet we actually had the following day... read more

Reviewed 1 March 2014
Los Angeles, California
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Shark-diving experiences off the coasts of northern California and Mexico.
  • Excellent15%
  • Very good12%
  • Average7%
  • Poor10%
  • Terrible56%
3 weeks ago
“Trip Cancelled - Alameda/San Fran Location”
27 Feb 2017
“We had a great time and seen a huge shark feed”
2038 Pacific Ave, Alameda, CA 94501-2715
+1 510-814-8256
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Reviewed 29 June 2014

TL:DR Just don't book this trip, there aren't enough ways to get sharks to the surface and you probably won't see a great white, much less a predation event. It's too much money to not have at least a 50% chance of seeing a great...More

6  Thank Dan W
Reviewed 1 March 2014

My husband and I went November 6 swells were at least 4-5 feet we actually had the following day booked as well eager to see two days worth of sharks but happy to know the 7th was cancelled due to "swells" . Where to begin...More

13  Thank DedeL424
Reviewed 30 November 2013

We joined this trip on October 27th and really enjoyed our day. We were top side observers, and even though no one saw a shark that day the crew was really friendly and provided a lot of very interesting shark information. About six weeks before...More

1  Thank Sybil37
Reviewed 17 November 2013

My wife and I took this trip as it looked like something unique: opportunity to see marine life in a protected sanctuary. The experience is really aimed for divers as the experience is to be in a shark cage in the water to see great...More

1  Thank Shikhar B
Reviewed 12 November 2013

I'd recommend this to anyone interested in a unique adventure. The Farallon Islands are an amazing protected marine/nature sanctuary. The experience of going out through the Golden Gate, 30 miles to sea and spending the entire day out on the ocean is wonderful!! The cage...More

1  Thank Dee R
Reviewed 12 November 2013

It's San Fran not the Caribbean so the the people complaining about poor visibility and the cold can't blame their own ignorance. Reality it you're going to freeze, with or without a wet suit. You are probably not going to be able to see more...More

2  Thank Shannonp252
Reviewed 3 November 2013

One star for the friendly crew. But we didn't go to hang out with a friendly crew on a boat, this trip is a total scam. The chances of seeing sharks under water are slim to none. The water is extremely cloudy and we apparently...More

11  Thank KathyMasl
Reviewed 16 October 2013

Please, please, please listen to the other reviews. The Farallon Island tour was nothing short of big money wasted. I honestly regret not looking these reviews up before booking this expensive trip. The tour literally consists of being out on a boat for 12 hrs...More

9  Thank Meg B
Reviewed 26 September 2013

Went on the trip to the Farallons Sept. 21, 2013. I should have known when as we approached the islands I heard over the radio, "the show has to start some time this year" My friend and I did two 30 minute dives looking at...More

6  Thank Kirk M
Reviewed 15 October 2012

Hello, I just returned from a trip to the Farallon Islands to see the Great White Sharks. This has always been a dream of mine, having read "The Devils' Teeth", and having dived with sharks (sans cage) in the South Pacific. I booked my shark...More

221  Thank Mitch1990
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