Experience a Closed-Circuit Rebreather with Whale Sharks

In conjunction with our renowned SCUBA program, Georgia Aquarium offers an hour-plus try-dive rebreather experience — no bubbles! Using some of the newest and most innovative rebreather equipment available, you’ll enjoy diving with majestic whale sharks, manta rays and other exotic species.

Please note:

To attend, you must provide proof of autonomous Open Water SCUBA certification from a nationally or internationally recognized organization.

Find this programs FAQ’s here.

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CANCELLATION AND DATE CHANGE POLICY: The program fee is non-refundable; however, the program will be rescheduled whenever possible. The Aquarium will reschedule your encounter if given notice more than 48 hours in advance. There will be a change fee of $20 per ticket if notice is given within 14 days of the original reservation date. Cancellations and no-shows will not be refunded or rescheduled.

You'll Get To...

  • Dive with a Rebreather

    Rebreather tanks function differently than traditional gear, giving you extended gas endurance and a lack of bubbles.

  • Purchase a video after your experience

    You will have the option to purchase a 10-minute, well-edited HD video of your experience.

  • Get Lots of Dive Time

    Dive time for this experience is over an hour, giving you unprecedented tank time with whale sharks, rays and more.

See the Rebreather Program in Action

Swimming around all of the big animals is nothing short of magical. I had sensory overload looking at all of the sharks and rays. My dive was around 70 or so minutes.

calb0205 from Michigan TripAdvisor.com

Frequently Asked Questions

  • If I buy my tickets online, do I need to print them, or is showing the email on my phone is enough?
  • Do participants have to wear a mask?
  • My picture was taken by the professional photographers at Georgia Aquarium, how can I find it?
  • Do I need to reschedule my Animal Encounter if a friend or family member tests positive for Covid 19?
  • What is Georgia Aquarium doing to help guests and staff stay healthy?
  • Do you offer private changing rooms?
  • Can we touch the animals?
  • Can we take our own photos or video?
  • What should I bring with me?
  • What happens if I am uncomfortable using the rebreather?
  • Where can I learn more about the rebreather equipment?
  • What equipment is included in the Rebreather Program?
  • What are the physical limitations of the Rebreather Program?
  • What are the age requirements?
  • What else can I add-on to my experience?
  • What is the cost of the program?
  • How big is the Ocean Voyager exhibit, and what will I see?
  • What is the duration of the program and what is included in the experience?
  • What times are available for the Rebreather Dive Program?
  • Is this a Rebreather Certification course?
  • Do you need experience with a rebreather?
  • Do I have to be scuba certified?
  • What is the difference between the rebreather dive and the scuba dive?
  • What is the purpose of this program/overview of the swim?
  • What is your cancellation/no-show policy?
  • What is your rescheduling / date change policy?
  • When should I arrive for my program?
  • Do I have to pre-register or can I sign up when I arrive?
  • How do I make a reservation?
  • Are guests welcome to watch? Do they have to buy a ticket?
  • I’m a new diver/I have not been diving in a long time – Can I still participate?
  • Are you able to dive/swim with special needs?
  • Will there be a guide in the water with me?
  • How do I get to the aquarium?
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