Jupiter, Florida Shark Diving 2018-12-05T14:00:56+00:00

APEX ENCOUNTERS Jupiter, FL

From: $199.00

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Estimated duration – 3 Hours

  • Maximum of 6 people per trip
  • Charter is 3 hours in duration and leaves from 18577 SE Federal Hwy, Jupiter, FL 33469
  • Available time slots: 7am-10am | 11am-2pm | 3pm -6pm
  • Please arrive 30 minutes prior to your scheduled dive
  • Must be 16 years of age (Parent / Guardian must sign waiver at dock)

Jupiter’s proximity to the Gulf Stream Current makes it one of the most highly diversified marine ecosystems in the world. Your experience will be like no other, and with up to 3 hours of time in the water your observation and interaction with some of the oceans most illustrious shark species. When your time is done you will leave this experience with a new found perspective, admiration, and respect for the ocean. Guaranteed.

The standards of the Shark Addicts team have separated us from other entities from the very beginning. While we all enjoy the thrill of new experiences and adventures, safety and the education of our guests is our number one goal. It is our hope that everyone that joins us on our vessel walks away from this experience with a new found perspective of our oceans ecosystems and the sharks humanity so heavily relies on.

YOUR FACILITY

Jupiter Pointe Marina is a home away from home. Upon your arrival you will find the Shark Addicts dock at the north end of the facility with parking available in the gravel lot just west of the dock itself near the boat sales grounds. As our distinguished guest you are welcome to stay after your charter is complete and enjoy the many amenities the Jupiter Pointe facility has to offer. Enjoy a fresh water rinse and head to our ocean side restaurant, pool, paddleboard rental, premier boat club, or simply check out the action at the marina as anglers return from the Gulf Stream with their catch of the day. Jupiter Pointe Marina is a one stop shop for all of your on the water needs complete with a full covered boat storage, onsite maintenance, and boat sales office.

BOOK A DIVE

YOUR VESSEL

The Shark Addicts 36ft custom TwinVee is the fastest commercial dive vessel in the south Florida area. For our valued customers this means more time in the water and less time waiting to arrive at your destination. Our commitment to providing our customers with a  premier experience above and below the water manifests itself as soon as you step aboard.  In addition to our visually captivating exterior, our vessel contains comfortable seating for each customer, HD surround sound speakers, cold beverages for all of our guests, dry storage for their belongings, and a commercial dive ladder for easy access in and out of the water. Our commitment to excellence in every facet of your experience permeates through every detail of the Shark Addicts TwinVee vessel.  We can’t wait for you to come aboard!

BOOK A DIVE

YOUR DIVE

Your ticket to the Ultimate Ecotourism Freediving experience. Enjoy 3 hours alongside the world famous Shark Addicts crew for a fully immersive and educational experience like no other. You will have the opportunity to come face to face with natures most highly evolved predators as we spend the day alongside numerous shark species without the confines of cages or obstructions. No prior experience or certifications are necessary. For safety GoPros and other small action cameras are prohibited. See the Shark Addicts Video package for more details. 

  • GoPros are NOT allowed in the water for your safety

  • Charters run from April 1st until September 31st

  • No certifications or experience necessary

  • Charters leave from Jupiter, Florida

BOOK A DIVE

YOUR VIDEO

The Shark Addicts Video package is the safest and best way to document your experience through the eyes of our famed Shark Addicts videographers. We will provide you with one of a kind footage highlighting your in water experience as well as the best moments and shark species of the days trip. The final production will be beautifully synced to music to document the entire scope of the day and provided to you for easy downloading and social media sharing.

EXAMPLE VIDEO BELOW

BOOK A DIVE
What should I bring? 2018-07-29T08:25:59+00:00

Things to think about/bring:

All essential gear is provided. You are welcome to bring your own mask, fins, snorkel, or wetsuit for best function and comfort.

Towel

Reef Safe Sunscreen

Seasickness Medication – Take at least an hour before departure. (The night prior is recommended.)

Sunglasses

Dry Clothes

We do provide Rash Guards to protect from potential jellyfish. If you are susceptible to the cold we recommend bring your own wetsuit. (Not typically needed in the summer months.)

Our vessel does not have a restroom. Facilities are available at Jupiter Point Marina for your use.

How old do I need to be 2018-07-28T08:28:38+00:00

All participants must be over 16 years old. We will in some cases make exceptions if the participant can demonstrate to the crew a proficiency in swimming and the use of proper snorkeling gear. If you are younger than 18 you must fill out our parental consent form prior to boarding on your excursion.

What else can I do in Jupiter? 2018-07-28T08:28:43+00:00

Jupiter, Florida is known for its beautiful beaches, waterfront dining, and unique wildlife experiences. We highly recommend the following organizations to continue your education of our native ecosystems during your stay:

  • Manatee Lagoon – an FPL Eco-Discovery Experience
  • Loggerhead Marine Life Center
  • Busch Wildlife Snactuary
  • Jupiter Lighthouse
  • Riverbend State Park
  • Jonathan Dickinson State Park

For more information visit: http://www.thepalmbeaches.com/explore-cities/jupiter

What happens if my excursion is cancelled due to weather? 2018-07-28T08:31:19+00:00

Our number one priority is always the safety of our guests. If for any reason a charter must be cancelled or postponed due to rough seas or in-climate weather, we are committed to getting you back on the water with us as quickly as possible. We are happy to reschedule your trip at your earliest convenience. If you are unable to reschedule, we will refund the full amount of your excursion. Direct refund inquiries to Contact@SharkAddictsDiving.com

Refunds are not extended if you choose to change dates, cancel your reservation, or experience sea-sickness during your excursion.

Is dive gear provided? 2018-07-28T08:28:48+00:00

Dive gear ( Mask, Adjustable Fins, Snorkel ) are provided free of charge for all patrons. However, we recommend bringing your own gear for maximum comfort and efficiency.

Can I take pictures/video? 2018-07-28T08:43:38+00:00

The Shark Addicts team does not allow GoPro/Action Camera devices during the diving experience for the safety of its customers. Sharks have the innate ability to track and locate electrical impulses in the water. Due to the handheld nature of these small cameras, it is not safe to have them firmly grasped in your hands. The Shark Addicts team is not responsible for lost possessions and cannot retrieve equipment due to the extreme depths of the ocean floor.  If you possess professional grade dome equipment and wish to bring said equipment on a dive, the Shark Addicts team can approve your request at Contact@SharkAddictsDiving.com

We provide full documentation of each trip through the eyes of our world renowned videographers. If you wish to purchase your very own professional grade excursion video please select the video option when booking.

What wildlife can I expect to see? 2018-07-28T08:29:04+00:00

The most common Shark along the Jupiter coastline consist of but are not limited to : Tigers, Bulls, Sandbars, Silkies, Duskies, Hammerheads, Spinners, and Lemon Sharks. However, Jupiter is also home to a wide variety of wildlife. We frequently encounter a wide variety of Sea Turtles, Dolphins, and Fish.

How long is each charter? 2018-07-28T08:41:21+00:00

Each charter lasts 3 hours with up to 2 hours of time in the water.

Do I need to be certified? 2018-07-28T08:29:16+00:00

Although in-water experience is preferred, no certifications are necessary. The Shark Addicts team is happy to teach you everything you need to ensure a comfortable experience in the water.

REFUND POLICY

Refunds are not issued for sea sickness, last minute cancellations, and dives where sharks are not present. Although our team will work tirelessly to ensure the best results at our aggregation locations, customers should be aware that these are wild animals. Winds, currents, and other contingencies may present rare challenges.

IMPORTANT HEALTH ADVISORY

If you are experiencing any current medical conditions that could limit your ability to swim, climb a ladder, support your own weight, or do cardiovascular activity in the open ocean, please notify us at contact@sharkaddictsdiving.com. Your safety is our number one concern. (Examples of such include but are not limited to: heart conditions, vertigo, pregnancy, inability to hold breathe, obesity) If you are over 240lbs you must notify us for your safety and that of the crew. For some, the environment experienced can be challenging and exhausting. If in water rescue is necessary, our crew must be able to transport you from the water to the boat without issue. Please communicate with our crew if you have any concerns from a physician. Failure to notify the crew of weight related complications will lead to boarding being denied. Again, this is for your safety. If you have any questions, please contact us at contact@sharkaddictsdiving.com. We look forward to meeting you!