We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Great White Adventures

Features Animals
2038 Pacific Ave, Alameda, CA 94501-2715
+1 510-814-8256
Review Highlights
Trip Cancelled - Alameda/San Fran Location

I'm not in the habit of reviewing tours I did not get the chance to go on but I think this company... read more

Reviewed 27 July 2017
via mobile
We had a great time and seen a huge shark feed

We had a great time and got to see a huge shark. the crew was entertaining and fun to hang out... read more

Reviewed 27 February 2017
Nancy H
Read all 57 reviews
Sponsored by:
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Sponsored by:
Shark-diving experiences off the coasts of northern California and Mexico.
  • Excellent15%
  • Very good12%
  • Average7%
  • Poor10%
  • Terrible56%
27 Jul 2017
“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
Write a Review
Reviews (57)
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year

1 - 10 of 57 reviews

Reviewed 27 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 23 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

17  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

5  Thank tamj233
Reviewed 16 November 2015

The crew was professional and friendly! With that said...for the money spent you must understand you are rolling the dice. They do NOT bait the sharks so your encounter is by chance only. Go to a destination where they are legally permitted to bait the...More

4  Thank Mark F
Reviewed 4 October 2015

Nothing new to add really to previous posts, but want to reiterate what others have said just to reinforce how disappointed we were and what  a rip off Great White Adventures is.  Hopefully we can discourage others and if we save one person from giving...More

14  Thank bgncln
Reviewed 2 October 2015 via mobile

Myself and a friend went out on Oct. 1st, 2015 to the Farallon Islands. AMAZING!!!!! We encountered five GW's. I saw two when I was in the cage and three surface predations. I was very nervous when I first booked as the reviews on trip...More

7  Thank Dubya80
Reviewed 28 September 2015

I had been looking forward to this trip for 2 months and it was very high on my bucket list. I boarded my flight and flew out to the bay area the day before I was supposed to go out on the trip. When I...More

8  Thank Matt R
Reviewed 27 September 2015

3 things that my husband loves; diving, sharks and me :) So we decided to book the trip on the new boat with Great White Adventures - Nautilus Belle Amie. Lots of logistics to get everything set up for transportation and crossing the border, but...More

5  Thank TurningPages
Reviewed 3 June 2015

I have been on two trips down to Guadalupe to dive with Great Whites. Both times we saw sharks everyday and up to 5 at a time. We had a really good group on board which meant if you where diving or on deck you...More

4  Thank Team H
Sponsored by:
Nearby Restaurants
Ole's Waffle Shop
178 reviews
.86 km away
Jim's Coffee Shop
86 reviews
.83 km away
Blue Dot Cafe
21 reviews
.64 km away
American Oak
22 reviews
.82 km away
Nearby Attractions
Crown Memorial State Beach
61 reviews
1.20 km away
Alameda Island Brewing Company
8 reviews
.94 km away
Alameda Museum
12 reviews
.93 km away
Questions & Answers
Get quick answers from Great White Adventures staff and past visitors.
Note: your question will be posted publicly on the Questions & Answers page.
Posting guidelines