Dive into Adventure with Atlantic Shark Expeditions

shark viewing, cage diving, & exploration - halifax

About us

Established in 2023 by shark researcher Dr. Neil Hammerschlag, ASE provides unparalleled opportunities for the public to experience, discover, and help protect the wonders of sharks through ecotourism and citizen science.

Expeditions serve as a platform for shark science and exploration, inviting guests to experience these remarkable creatures up close, while directly supporting essential research efforts. 

Cage Diving for science

Each expedition is more than a thrilling adventure; it’s a contribution to vital shark conservation research being conducted onboard. By joining us, you become an integral part of this research, helping to ensure the future of these magnificent creatures.

Nova Scotia Expeditions

Embark on an exhilarating adventure with our guided shark expedition tours. Engage in shark viewing, cage diving and exploration off the coast of Halifax.

1-Day Expedition

3-Day Expedition

5-Day Expedition

Edu-Enhanced Expeditions

Meet Nova Scotia Sharks

Shark Shop

Explore our Shark Shop for top-quality apparel and giftware. From shirts to Glass Meg Teeth, we’ve got every shark lover would desire (with new products added often)

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What Our Adventurers Say

Don’t just take our word for it! Hear from fellow adventurers who have experienced the thrill of our shark expeditions firsthand.


Got questions? We’ve got answers! Browse our FAQs to find information on booking, safety measures, wildlife encounters, and more.

Yes! From July through October, we offer almost daily shark cage diving expeditions departing from Halifax Harbour. Find the information here.

Yes, we like to say that our cage protects the sharks from the people! Our cage is made of reinforced aluminum, and we have a dive safety officer on board to supervise the cage diving.

The closest major airport is Halifax Stanfield International Airport (airport code: YHZ)

  • From Boston, MA: ~1h 19m
  • From New York, NY: ~1h 46m
  • From London, England: ~6h 45m
  • From Toronto, CA: ~2h 10m

Get in Touch

Have a question or need assistance? Reach out to our friendly team. We’re here to help you plan your next adventure.