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Diving with the Great White Sharks of Guadalupe Island

by Terry Ward. Posted Aug 5th 2013 11:00 AM
shark dive Guadalupe Island

The margaritas flowed as we left land behind and the Solmar V scuba-diving boat morphed into a party cruise for the 18-hour crossing from Baja, California. There was a lot to celebrate: we were heading out to the land of great white sharks and planned to dive with the ocean's most feared predator. It was something I'd long wanted to scratch off my bucket list, and, after talking to the other passengers, I learned I was hardly the only one.

But in the morning, when Guadalupe Island finally appeared through gauzy layers of marine fog hovering above the horizon, I felt the hollow in my stomach outgrowing my courage. The mood among my fellow passengers had changed, too. The previous night's party vibe had stilled into something more reverent and wary as we all quietly took in the striking scenery and let our minds settle on what was lurking below the water's surface.
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Seychelles Shark Attack: Ian Redmond, British Honeymooner, Eaten by Shark

by AOL Travel Staff. Posted Aug 16th 2011 06:45 PM
A British honeymooner was eaten by shark on Tuesday while swimming close to the shore in the Seychelles.
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Sharks Bring Tourists to Cape Cod: We're Going to Need a Bigger Bus

by AOL Travel Staff. Posted Jul 9th 2011 10:20 AM
Shark tourism is taking off on Cape Cod, where three Great Whites are bringing in crowds of visitors eager to get a glimpse of something ominous.
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Destin-Nation South Africa: The Ultimate Surf and Turf

by AOL Travel Staff. Posted Jun 30th 2011 07:30 AM
Destin-Nation South Africa: The Ultimate Surf and Turf


The southern tip of Africa is dense with parks, panoramas and possibilities. The only thing likely to constrain adventurers here is their own physical limitations and phobias. White Sharks wait in the water, lions prowl on land, and tourists who so choose swim in a shallow sea of adrenaline.

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