Immerse Yourself with Whale Sharks, Manta Rays & More

Journey with Gentle Giants is the only opportunity in the world where you are guaranteed to dive with whale sharks, manta rays and thousands of other fish. Suit up to SCUBA dive in the pristine waters of the Ocean Voyager exhibit for a once in a lifetime experience. 

Please Note: Dive Immersion does not maintain a waitlist for programming nor can it add additional participants for any reason.

Please check back here for the most up-to-date availability.

This program has restrictions

  • Proof of autonomous Open Water SCUBA certification from a recognized organization is required

  • Must be 12+ years old to participate. All guests 18 years of age and younger must come with a participating adult.

  • People of all abilities can participate in this program. Please contact the dive team at to ensure we can accommodate you.

What to Expect...

  • Guided Tour

    Our professional divers are with you at all times to answer questions, ensure your safety, and guide you around the exhibit.

  • Spend 30 Minutes in the Water

    You bring your excitement, and we will supply everything you need during and after your dive.

  • Take Home a T-shirt

    A souvenir photo and exclusive t-shirt will remind you of this rare experience for years to come.

  • Georgia Aquarium Dive Team

    Our team of dive professionals will pick you up from the desk, give you a dive briefing, and fully prepare you for your experience. All gear is set up, thoroughly checked, and broken down for you. This is a truly VIP experience.

See a Dive in Action

The manta rays are very playful and love to come over and swoop right above your head! It's also fun to go over the tunnel and up to the window and interact with the people since you have become part of the exhibit... It's such a unique experience.

Sal42 from Cleveland

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Frequently Asked Questions

  • What are the age requirements?
  • What are the physical limitations of the dive program?
  • Do I have to be SCUBA certified to dive?
  • I am a new diver/I have not been diving in a long time – can I still participate?
  • I am an experienced diver and am very comfortable in the water – is there a program for divers like me?
  • What if I am not scuba certified?
  • Am I able to dive with impairments or disabilities?
  • What times are available for the scuba dive program?
  • What’s the duration of the program and what’s included in the experience?
  • Do I have to pre-register, or can I sign up when I arrive?
  • How do I make a reservation?
  • Can I buy out a time slot for a more private experience?
  • What equipment is included in the scuba dive program?
  • What should I bring with me?
  • Will there be a guide in the water with me?
  • What else can I add to my experience?
  • Can I take my own photos or videos?
  • Are guests welcome to watch? Do they have to buy a ticket?
  • Can I touch or pet the animals?
  • How big is the Ocean Voyager exhibit, and what will I see?
  • What is your cancellation/no-show policy?
  • What is your rescheduling/date change policy?
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