(Closed) In honor of Shark Week: Would YOU go cage diving with sharks?

posted 7 years ago in The Lounge
  • poll: Would you go cage diving with sharks?
    YES! : (23 votes)
    43 %
    Maybe? It depends..... : (6 votes)
    11 %
    No, way, Jose! : (23 votes)
    43 %
    I HAVE, and I'll share my experience below : (2 votes)
    4 %
  • Post # 3
    9029 posts
    Buzzing Beekeeper
    • Wedding: June 2011

    No, absolutely not.

    Post # 4
    2407 posts
    Buzzing bee

    You couldn’t pay me to do this. 

    Post # 5
    87 posts
    Worker bee
    • Wedding: September 2011

    Fiance and I are going to Hawaii for our honeymoon and one of the activities on my list is to go cage diving with sharks. 

    Fiance does not sound too excited about it, and I’m playing the brave one. We’ll see what actually happens in September!


    Post # 6
    3564 posts
    Sugar bee
    • Wedding: August 2010

    @SuperKate: Dittoooo…I was getting freaked out just watching people do this on tv yesterday. Ugh!

    Post # 7
    3142 posts
    Sugar bee

    I haven’t and want to but Fiance did it with his ex wife and i saw the photos, so I don’t want to anymore..with him anyways.

    Post # 8
    179 posts
    Blushing bee
    • Wedding: November 2011

    @Nasta: LOL! You two are the exact opposite of me and my FH! We’re going to Hawaii on our honeymoon, too, and he REALLY wants to go cage diving with sharks and I’m none too excited about it. BUT.. I agreed to do it because it’s something he has always wanted to do, but we’ll see if I chicken out by then. haha!

    Post # 9
    13099 posts
    Honey Beekeeper
    • Wedding: July 2010

    Absolutely!!  Cage diving with great whites off the coast of South Africa is on my vacation to-do list / bucket list.

    And I’d love to see some other sharks (in open water – not cage) when I go scuba diving.  To date, all I’ve seen are small swell sharks.

    Post # 10
    2027 posts
    Buzzing bee
    • Wedding: November 1999

    Depending on the type of shark, I’d go without a cage. I spent a huge part of my high school and college years surfing…you bump into sharks all the time. We go scalloping every summer…sharks swim by you there, too. Snorkeling-sharks, lobstering-sharks. I think it would pretty neat to get too feed them in chainmail, though. And I think it would be awesome hang out with a great white , so I would definetly want a cage at that point. 

    Post # 12
    1474 posts
    Bumble bee
    • Wedding: September 2011 - Bent Creek Winery (Livermore, California); Reception: Family Residence (San Ramon, California)

    Not in a million years! That would absolutely terrify me. 

    Post # 13
    7293 posts
    Busy Beekeeper
    • Wedding: October 2011

    Jesus , Mary, Joseph and the Camel! I’d freak! but secretly parts of me would like to 😉

    I admire all you galls who are going for it!

    Post # 14
    5496 posts
    Bee Keeper
    • Wedding: April 2010

    I just saw my first shark (just a 4 or 5 foot nurse shark) while snorkeling at Bahia Honda State Park in the Florida Keys last month. It was quite a rush! It was about 15 feet away and was checking me out. lol  I’m sure my heartrate doubled! I am not scared of them enough to stop snorkeling, but don’t think I would want to be in a cage with a bunch around, especially Great Whites! No thanks. 🙂


    Post # 15
    5786 posts
    Bee Keeper
    • Wedding: May 2011

    I would love to do this! But my Darling Husband is scared of basically anything in the ocean so theres no way he would.

    Post # 16
    2701 posts
    Sugar bee

    It would be the perfect way to confront my fear. I would totally do this, without a second thought.

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