Diving with Whale Sharks Program Description:Journey with Gentle Giants is the only opportunity in the world where SCUBA diving with whale sharks, the largest fish in the world, is guaranteed. Open Water certified divers are eligible to participate in the SCUBA dive program, which is in the Ocean Voyager exhibit built by The Home Depot, with the following equipment provided: mask, fins, tank, buoyancy device, regulator, weights, booties and wetsuits. Personal masks are permitted.
When:Daily at 3 p.m. and with an additional dive on Saturday and Sunday at 11 a.m. This is a 2.5 hour experience. The dive portion will last approximately 30 minutes, and participants will also get to view some behind-the-scenes areas of the Georgia Aquarium. You may need to arrive earlier if you wish to experience the AT&T Dolphin Tales show and 4D Theater. You can select an available showtime during the check-out process. Who:All participants must be ages 12 and older. Guests under the age of 18 must be accompanied by a participating adult. Proof of Open Water SCUBA certification from a nationally or internationally recognized organization must be provided, along with photo identification.