Specialist Shark Cage Diving Insurance

Shark cage diving offers you the chance to get up close and personal to some of the ocean’s most impressive predators.

Popular sites for shark cage diving are in South Africa, Australia and the Americas as sharks such as the great white are commonly found in the southern hemisphere’s tropical or temperate waters.

Our Sports Travel Insurance  is perfect for divers as standard travel insurance policies often exclude shark cage diving.

The policy mixes normal travel insurance – covering things such as delays, lost baggage and cancellation – with medical expenses and repatriation cover if you’re involved in an incident involving your sport.

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    You will be covered for the above selected sport(s) plus any sports in sports group 1, 2 and 3. All sports include cover for competition unless otherwise stated.

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    Why choose Protectivity?

    Instant Quotes & Cover

    With shark cage diving often excluded by travel insurance policies, we aim to make it easy to get cover risky sports. Just choose your destination and trip dates and we’ll give you an instant price.

    Many Sports On One Policy

    It’s possible that your trip will take in other sports other than shark cage diving. We include cover for dozens of other sports in the same risk group and below as standard on your policy.

    Sports Insurance Specialists

    Specialist sports need specialist cover, and with 25 years experience of sports travel insurance, we can provide a bespoke policy for sportspeople

    Excellent Claims Handling

    Risks can never be totally eradicated, so when things do go wrong, our specialist claims team are on hand to process your claim as efficiently as possible. 

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    What's included in your Sports Travel Insurance policy?

    Our policies for people heading overseas for shark cage diving include the following benefits as standard:

    Cancellation Cover

    We can provide up to £5,000 worth of cover if you need to cancel your trip due to illness or injury prior to travelling or if you have to cut short your break prior to your intended return date.

    Sports Equipment Cover

    If you are taking your own kit and specialist sporting equipment for your cage dive we can protect it against loss, theft and damage, up to the value of £5,600 on our Gold policy.

    Emergency Medical Expenses

    If you get hurt abroad the bills faced in hospital can soon add up. Our Sports Travel Insurance provides £10 million worth of cover should you be hospitalised or require repatriation for the expenses you may face.

    Activity and Race Entry Fees

    If  you suffer an injury that means you cannot take part in a booked dive, you’re covered for up to £500 worth of cover in order for you to recoup the costs you cannot get back by other means.

    Travel Delay Cover

    Flight delays are frustrating and can take up valuable sports time. We provide up to £300 worth of cover if industrial action, adverse weather or mechanical breakdown causes a delay to your travel.

    Scheduled Airline Failure

    If the airline you are booked to fly with goes into administration or suffers financial difficulties resulting in the cancellation of your flight, you’re covered for the costs associated with finding another route home.

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    Fantastic claims handling

    We aim to make the whole claims process as smooth as possible.

    You can see how to make a claim by clicking the link below and downloading the relevant form. Get it back to us and we’ll take it from there.

    Further information on our policy

    If you have any other questions regarding our Shark Cage Diving Insurance policy, then feel free to get in touch with our friendly team on 01494 887909. Our phone lines are open 9am to 5:30pm, Monday to Friday. 

    More information on what we can cover on this policy can be found on our FAQ’S page.