Baja Shark Experience provides shark diving expeditions throughout the year with various species of sharks including shortfin makos, smooth hammerheads, silkies, blue sharks and or bull sharks. Our operation is based in Cabo San Lucas, Baja California Sur, Mexico.
Two humans, a special place, and a mission!
Cabo San Lucas is a very special place when it comes to marine life encounters. Here the peaceful Sea of Cortez meets the wild and vast Pacific Ocean. Two seas but also two major currents converging in the same place and creating one of the most biologically productive marine ground on earth.
Our story started in February 2017 when Evans and Pablo worked together for the first time on a local marine life project. After a year exploring the Sea of Cortez side by side, they decided to create Baja Shark Experience and use ecotourism as a platform to change shark’s reputation by breaking the myth around these creatures.
Sharks are majestic animals that have lived in the ocean for millions of years, today most of them are listed as endangered species. We do believe that responsible shark tourism helps to preserve a healthy environment by making sharks worth more alive than dead. Most importantly, through our expeditions, we want to make our guests understand why sharks are so important and such an irreplaceable component of the ecosystem as apex predators.
Our primary mission as a shark diving company is to raise awareness about the fragile conditions of our seas and to protect what we love. Help us to spread the word through your shark encounters stories, pictures, and videos. Become a shark advocate!
Meet the owners
OWNER & FOUNDER / SHARK HANDLER
Evans is a professional shark diver, scuba diving instructor and an Emergency First Response instructor. He began diving when he was 10 years old and had his first shark encounter at the age of 13. The experience has been a real electroshock for him and changed his life forever. Between 2010 and 2013, he has been involved with different local shark conservation programs in Asia (Thailand, Indonesia and Philippines). Evans spent a year on Malapascua island, where he studied closely with marine biologists and other devoted volunteers, the behavior of the thresher sharks as well as the tourism impact on such an important place. After 4 years working in Asia, Evans decided to cross another ocean and served as a shark diving guide in the Bahamas, Playa Del Carmen and in French Polynesia. In late 2016, he arrived in Baja California and became the director of an ocean safari focused on the interaction with the marine life. The project gave him the opportunity to explore the wonders of the Sea of Cortez, where he discovered an incredible shark’s paradise. A year and a half later, with the help of his partner, Evans decided to create Baja Shark Experience with the desire to share his passion and accumulated knowledge over the past 8 years.
OWNER & FOUNDER / BOAT CAPTAIN
Pablo is a local waterman, he grew up in Cabo spending most of his days surfing, diving and exploring the corners of Southern Baja. His first shark encounter, while spearfishing on a reef near his house, made him realize these creatures are not what the media and most people think they are.
Wise and well-traveled, he has been a mariner for over a decade and a boat captain for a few years, navigating in the Caribbean, New Zealand, Tahiti and other remote islands in the Mexican Pacific. Working with the National Geographic Pristine Seas Crew in a South Pacific expedition was a turning point on his career, setting his sight under the ocean and the fragile life that lives under it.