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Islander Charters

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2838 Garrison St, San Diego, CA 92106-2720
+1 619-224-4388
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Dream Trip!

In October, I traveled to Guadalupe Island on the Islander with Shark Diving Xperts. This was my... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Heather W
Unforgettable experience

Last October my brother and I went to see the Great White Sharks of Isla Guadalupe an board the... read more

Reviewed 29 December 2017
Brigitte1001a
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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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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

In October, I traveled to Guadalupe Island on the Islander with Shark Diving Xperts. This was my second great white shark encounter, so I thought I knew what to expect. However, the experience with this crew and company was even better than I could have...More

1  Thank Heather W
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Reviewed 29 December 2017

Last October my brother and I went to see the Great White Sharks of Isla Guadalupe an board the Islander. It was the experience of a lifetime! Seeing these majestic predators up close is mindblowing. Everything on this five day trip went smoothly. The crew...More

Thank Brigitte1001a
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Reviewed 17 December 2017

I went with a friend and had a great time! Many of the people on the trip were traveling alone, and everyone got along great! There was plenty of dive time and by the end people were even passing their turns. The crew is great....More

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Reviewed 7 November 2017 via mobile

I highly recommend the Guadalupe Island great white shark diving. I just returned from 3 amazing days of diving making 12 total dives and viewed several sharks on every dive. Ryan, Steve and Jimmy along with the rest of the crew were amazing. They are...More

Thank David W
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Reviewed 30 October 2017

I had an outstanding experience with Islander Charters and Shark Diving Xperts. As a woman traveling alone (who's pretty shy), I had a lot of reservations about taking the leap and booking this trip. What if I got sick? What if I was too scared...More

Thank Carolyn H
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Reviewed 19 October 2017

I just got back from my 7th trip on the Islander in as many years to cage dive with White sharks at Isla Guadalupe. As usual, the trip was amazing, and the crew was phenomenal. The vibe is very "down to earth" and there is...More

Thank Scott D
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Reviewed 25 September 2017 via mobile

Amazing Company , Crew was very helpful and Chef cooked meals daily were so tasty . ( You will never go hungry on this trip ) Top notch service . Saw 15 Huge Sharks , water visibility was crystal clear . I recommend Islander Charters...More

Thank Jason B
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Reviewed 21 September 2017

Islander Charters was simply amazing. Sharks: Saw over 20 individuals, some close enough to touch them. Some as large as 16 feet! Got to see them in action including an amazing natural breach. Guadalupe is the place! Diving: I had 10 hours of cage time...More

Thank Christian W
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Reviewed 19 September 2017 via mobile

This trip was absolutely AMAZING! The crew was unbelievable and incredibly hard working. The food was fantastic, the sharks were incredible. Their dive master has been on Shark Week and one of their crew is a marine biologist. They make you feel at home and...More

Thank agbenedicto
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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

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Brianpadilla
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
5 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
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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