Shark Diving Barcelona Aquarium

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Do you want to make your visit to the Barcelona Aquarium adventurous? 

Dare to swim with the sharks as part of the shark cage diving experience! Feel the rush of adrenaline as you undertake this thrilling adventure!

You can experience being close to the sharks at the Barcelona Aquarium in two ways. 

  • Scuba diving with sharks in a Cage
  • Scuba diving with sharks without a Cage

Diving with Sharks: What to Expect

You can undertake this activity with or without a cage, depending on your preference. Here are the relevant details: 

Shark cage diving typically involves descending into the waters inside a secure metal cage, surrounded by sharks in their natural habitat. 

This adrenaline-pumping experience allows participants to observe these incredible predators up close to the safety of the cage.

Participants can expect a thrilling encounter with various shark species, like the great white, hammerhead, or tiger shark. 

Before participating in shark cage diving, you will receive thorough safety briefings and instructions from experienced dive guides. 

You will be provided with appropriate diving gear and safely enclosed within the sturdy cage, ready to observe the sharks in their natural habitat without direct contact with the animals.

Participants are encouraged to support shark conservation initiatives and become advocates for protecting these magnificent creatures and their habitats.

Your voyage as a scuba diver begins from an observation platform.  

An instructor will educate you about typical diving signs, how to use a regulator, and how to breathe underwater. 

You will learn buoyancy control and movement with underwater rings while participating in this exploration of sea animals. 

Catch the sharks, rays, moray eels, and other sea animals in as close an encounter as possible. 

It is a great activity to learn about the hidden mysteries of aquatic animals. 

Get your Barcelona Aquarium tickets now for a unique underwater experience!

In dive with the sharks’ activity, your dive guide will explain the features of the Oceanarium and intriguing facts about shark interactions with other marine creatures.

They will also discuss the dos and don’ts of being in the tank. You will observe how over 15 sharks behave in a tank containing 4 million liters of water. 

The captivating underwater world will immediately surround you as you descend into the tank’s depths.

The experience offers a unique opportunity to observe these magnificent creatures up close, their streamlined bodies gliding effortlessly through the water. 

A legal guardian must accompany minors under 16. The guardian cannot participate in the dive with the sharks’ activity. 

Ticket Price with cage

Participants (above 8 years): €175

The Ticket Includes

  • One instructor will accompany all participants during the exercise.
  • Technical diving training.
  • The activity takes place at the underwater platform inside the Oceanarium.
  • Equipment for scuba diving.
  • Insurance for one day of diving.
  • Free entrance to L’Aquàrium for one person to join you while you prepare for and participate in the activity.

Timings for the Shark Cage Diving Activity

Monday: 9:30 am and 12 pm 
Tuesday: 9:30 am and 12 pm 
Wednesday: 12 pm 
Thursday: 9:30 am and 12 pm 
Friday: 9:30 am and 12 pm 
Saturday: 9.30 am, 12 pm and 3 pm 
Sunday: 12 pm and 3 pm 

Ticket Price without cage

Participants (Qualified divers above 10 years): €300

The Ticket Includes

  • A dive in the Oceanarium accompanied by an instructor who will be with all participants throughout the program.
  • Equipment for scuba diving.
  • Breakfast in the cafeteria.
  • Photograph of the action as a souvenir.
  • Insurance for one day of diving.
  • Free entrance to L’Aquàrium for two persons to accompany you as you prepare for and participate in the activity.

Timings for the Dive with Sharks Activity without cage

Wednesdays and Sundays from 9.30 am. 

Things to Pack for Both Activities 

  • Flip flops and a swimsuit
  • Towel
  • Toiletries
  • Minors require authorization from legal guardians 

Each activity accommodates four participants and lasts two hours.

Book tickets for scuba diving with sharks here and make your trip to Barcelona memorable with this unforgettable experience!


Can you swim with sharks in the Barcelona Aquarium?

Yes, participants will be accompanied by an instructor from the Aquarium. You will see moray eels, moonfish, sharks, and rays. 

Is Barcelona Aquarium cage diving with sharks worth it?

Cage diving with sharks at Barcelona Aquarium can be an exciting and educational experience. 

It offers a unique opportunity to observe these fascinating creatures up close while ensuring safety.

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