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Islander Charters

#25 of 151 Boat Tours & Water Sports in San Diego Features Animals
2838 Garrison St, San Diego, CA 92106-2720
+1 619-224-4388
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Shark Adventure Guadalupe

I always wanted to do a great white cage diving trip, so I googled those trip in the US. Islander... read more

Reviewed 2 February 2017
KAldred80
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Most incredible trip!

Once in a lifetime journey. The crew and food were unbelievable! You won't be disappointed, and... read more

Reviewed 22 November 2016
Bill C
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Islander Charters, Inc. Is an ocean adventure based company specializing in 5 day, all inclusive, Great White Shark cage diving trips to Guadalupe Island Mexico (departing from San Diego, CA). Join us for an incredible experience you'll never forget seeing majestic Great White Sharks from the safety of our non-collapsible cages in their natural habitat. It is the trip of a lifetime!
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2838 Garrison St, San Diego, CA 92106-2720
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+1 619-224-4388

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Reviewed 2 February 2017 via mobile

I always wanted to do a great white cage diving trip, so I googled those trip in the US. Islander Charters was one of the first to pop up, so I read about them and contacted them to book a trip. Everything from initial communication...More

1  Thank KAldred80
Reviewed 22 November 2016 via mobile

Once in a lifetime journey. The crew and food were unbelievable! You won't be disappointed, and will definitely go home with an experience of a lifetime. Extremely knowledgeable crew that catered to every request. Saw 16 different great white sharks on our cage dives, many...More

Thank Bill C
Reviewed 11 October 2016

I was recommended Islander Charters by an acquaintance and i am so glad I listened. This was a standout experience of my life from the service, food, professionalism and of course the amazing sharks. We were so well looked after by the FANTASTIC crew who...More

Thank Britishgal1234
Reviewed 30 September 2016 via mobile

TRIP OF A LIFETIME! If you want to see the Great White Shark up close and personal, this is the trip for you. The crew were very knowledgeable about the Sharks as well as the Island and surrounding area. The Sharks are drawn to the...More

2  Thank joeygilberg01
Reviewed 30 September 2016

Extraordinary Trip! Divemaster Jimi is a super fantastic host and a Great White expert! He and the Islander Crew know how to bring you this experience. This is a Great White Shark Expedition. You are aboard a fishing boat with its sole purpose to get...More

3  Thank Doug V V
Reviewed 29 September 2016 via mobile

I took my first trip out in Guadalupe Island last September 2015 with another company. I loved the experience and the trip, but something did not feel right for me, so I decided for my return to try Islander Charters & SDX. Both companies had...More

7  Thank Renata Z
Reviewed 27 September 2016

So let me start by saying that my trip was paired...it was Islander Charters in conjunction with SDX dive charters. (Shark Diving Xperts) The SDX owner was on the trip, so I will try to only include information that I know fell to Islander instead...More

2  Thank Hootiemcfly
IslanderCharters, Owner at Islander Charters, responded to this reviewResponded 7 October 2016

Dear Lisa, I am so sorry to hear you did not enjoy your trip. We will definitely be speaking with the cook regarding any attitude he may have directed at you - that is not in his nature and I am surprised to hear it...More

Reviewed 25 September 2016

It is just like Discovery Channel's Shark Week - up close and personal. While the boat is slow and sometimes bumpy, you'll forget all about that once diving. Crew was a friendly and a great help. There was a set schedule to dive, but that...More

2  Thank John A
Reviewed 24 May 2016

I went on a Guadalupe trip with Islander Charters in October of 2015 and I couldn't be more impressed. The crew, boat, and food were top notch! I never once had to ask for anything and was taken care of the entire time. The sharks...More

2  Thank K2520IOrichardb
Reviewed 1 March 2016

Fun group on our Oct 2015 trip to Guadalupe. For anyone looking for 5 star accomodations, this isn't it but anyone looking for a laid back trip with lots of knowledgeable people, this is worth it. It's also great that the staff will stop or...More

3  Thank Patti W
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Brianpadilla
Hi do you have a rough estimate for 2 people?
20 June 2016|
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Response from IslanderCharters | Property representative |
Hi Brian, The price is currently $3,195 per person so the total for two is $6,490. Here are details of the trip, please let me know if you have any other questions. Thank you! 5 day, all-inclusive shark diving packages... More
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Megan J
Are kids allowed?
6 August 2015|
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Response from IslanderCharters | Property representative |
Hi Megan, Thank you for your inquiry. We allow children to come aboard at the parent's discretion. The youngest Great White Shark dive passenger we took on a trip was 12 but we are scheduled to take a 9 year old this coming... More
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AmyBlack1982
Do you have shorter trips? And if I have a companion that doesn't want to dive, but wants to observe, is it less money? And did you feel movements?
15 May 2015|
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Response from IslanderCharters | Property representative |
Hi Amy, I'm sorry, I just noticed your question...I don't believe we got an email about it. All our shark diving trips are 5 days since it takes a full day to get to the island and a full day on the return. It allows for... More
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