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Address: Malpelo Island, Colombia

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Well Preserved Shark Heaven

If you love sharks and want to swim with close to 100 of sharks schooling in cleaning station, you must go here. This small rocky island is 36 hours away from Mainland Colombia... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed August 8, 2016
May L
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 8, 2016

If you love sharks and want to swim with close to 100 of sharks schooling in cleaning station, you must go here. This small rocky island is 36 hours away from Mainland Colombia. It is of cause very hard to reach, so not many people has been there. The park ranger only allow 1 diving boat at a time, so... More 

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Cali, Colombia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 11, 2014

This place is worldwide known between advanced divers. It is a paradise. This is home of hammer-sharks, literally thousands of them, probably one of the most beautiful & peaceful sharks to watch in his natural habitat. Reach Malpelo Island is not easy task, that's why this keeps being a low visited place. I would advice to contact a diving company... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 12, 2011

Malpelo is far outside, over 500 km from coast. Only for diving possible. Every dive sharks, Hammers, Silk, Galapagos. and many fish.

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