June 1st marked a very important day for shark aficionados around the world: the 40th anniversary of the shark attack blockbuster, JAWS. The moviemakers may have celebrated by re-releasing the movie in theaters around the nation, but true shark fiends can take their dedication one step further with a trip to Port Lincoln, South Australia—the very area where JAWS was filmed.
The JAWS 40th Anniversary Tour is a 5-day, 4-night expedition happening September 25-29 hosted by Rodney Fox, famous shark attack survivor and cage diver. The tour will focus on calling out the various shooting locations that make up the film and getting up close and personal with sharks via various cage diving outings. If you’re a qualified scuba diver, you’ll have the chance to experience the world’s only ocean floor cage. Novices, have no fear: experienced divers will be there all along the way to guide you through your cage time. There are three different package options, ranging in price from $1,995 - $2,995. Shark Week fans, celebrate the impending “holiday” (July 5th, people!) and reserve your spot on the Rodney Fox Shark Expedition website.
Erika Owen is the Audience Engagement Editor at Travel + Leisure. Follow her on Twitter and Instagram at @erikaraeowen.
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