Bahamas At Forefront Of Safe Shark Tourism
USA – Safe shark diving is good for tourism; a live shark can be worth “tens of thousands of dollars” compared to the “hundreds” that can be made by selling its fins. With that in mind an enterprising team of industry experts have created the world’s first educational dockside shark diving site on the small island of Bimini, Bahamas to help dispel myths and misconceptions of sharks.
Bimini Bull Run is headquartered at the Bimini Big Game Club, a 30 minute flight from the South Florida and a legendary outpost for fishermen, host to numerous major sport fishing tournaments for more than half a century. At this marina Bull Sharks (Carcharhinus leucas) have regularly visited since the time Hemmingway called Big Game home looking for fresh fish scraps from cleaning tables.environment, sharks, tourism