The Florida Aquarium in Tampa, Florida, and the Adventure Aquarium in Camden, New Jersey, offer safe contact experiences swimming with sharks. The Florida Aquarium requires participants to be certified scuba divers over the age of 15, while Adventure Aquarium gives snorkeling lessons and allows all guests over 12 years old.
The Florida Aquarium shark experience is accessible to people with disabilities and offers daily dives with a certified dive master responsible for participants safety. However, the dives require advance reservations.
Adventure Aquarium's Swim with the Sharks package is available only on weekends and all participants under the age of 18 must be accompanied by a participating adult.