Best Places to Dive with Sharks

Sharks.  They are one of the few animals on Earth, which man still fears.  They are a credit to evolution (or creation if you swing that way), as they are the perfect aquatic hunting machine.  They can track blood for miles.  They can sense the rhythm of a wounded or dying creature trying to swim.  […]

Black Tip Shark in French Polynesia – Travel Photo of the Moment

The Travel Photo of the Moment is of A black tip shark Fakarava is an atoll located in French Polynesia. It has a wide and deep lagoon that is rich with marine life, including sharks. The island itself has been designated a UNESCO Biosphere Reserve for preservation of rare species. Scuba diving and shark diving […]

Best Snorkeling in the Caribbean

The Caribbean is a great place for beachcombers, but if you’d like to exert yourself a little more, it’s also a great place for snorkeling or diving. Anyone can snorkel, but diving requires some instruction. Fortunately most places with great diving also offer diving courses. Or, you can learn to dive before you take off. […]

Shark on the Great Barrier Reef – Travel Photo of the Moment

The Travel Photo of the Moment is of Shark on the Great Barrier Reef Australia The Great Barrier Reef is the largest coral reef system in the world — so large that it can be seen from space. Stretching over 3,000 kilometers (1,600 miles), the reef structure is comprised of over 2,900 individual reefs and […]

Great White Shark in South Africa – Travel Photo of the Moment

The Travel Photo of the Moment is of a Great White Shark in South Africa For those traveling to South Africa, don’t miss the Great White Shark diving. At Shark Alley, near the Gansbaai fishing village, you can experience quite an adventure that includes cage diving to see these magnificent (and scary) ocean creatures. Several […]

The Best Aquariums for Shark Watching

There is perhaps no creature on this earth that is more respected and feared than the shark. Whether it’s a terrifying Great White or the curious and harmless Long Nose Shark, these prehistoric swimmers have always fascinated people. Although sharks rarely attack people it’s still safer to view them from behind the walls of a […]

Travel Photo of the Moment Shark Fin Bay Hawaii

The Travel Photo of the Moment is of Shark fin bay – Lanai, Hawaii and was taken by the_tahoe_guy Shark Fin Bay gets its name because of the lava rock formation that can be seen above the surface in the shape of a shark fin. Located in Lanai, Hawaii, the area is a hot spot […]

Shark Beach Catalina Island – Travel Photo of the Moment

The Travel Photo of the Moment is of Shark Beach Catalina Island Catalina Island is a popular destination for many activities, including shark diving. Blue sharks (known as Makos) are common in the waters near Catalina Island. You may also see Horn sharks, as well as other varieties. With daily boat departures to Catalina Island […]

Whale Shark in the Maldives – Travel Photo of the Moment

The Travel Photo of the Moment is of Whale shark in the Maldives Divers from around the world come to Maldives to get a glimpse of the sharks. Over 25 types of sharks can be found in the Maldives, including the whale shark, tiger shark and hammerhead shark. The whale shark, though not dangerous, is […]

Sharks from Flickr

Sharks … while most of us have a healthy respect for sharks, for those who are willing to journey down from our world into theirs, there is beauty to be found … In this picture Thomas Vignaud captured the transition from our world into theirs. The lush green island is Moorea located in French Polynesia, […]

Shark Information Websites

Anybody interested in sharks can find plenty of free information online. You don’t have to do your own research or buy hundreds of dollars in books to learn more about sharks and related topics. Once you know which websites about sharks are the best, you can rely on them to increase your knowledge base.

Book Review: The Shark God, in the South Pacific

Melanesia is a part of the world that not many people get the opportunity to travel to, tucked away in the south-western corner of the Pacific Ocean near Australia – it’s a region including Papua New Guinea, Fiji, Vanuatu and the Solomon Islands. From his childhood, author Charles Montgomery had exotic visions of Melanesia gained […]