Shark Documentaries to Watch Before Shark Week 2021

When Shark Week comes around, we want to be ready! These are our recommended shark documentaries you can watch to get yourself in the mood.
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Shark Documentaries for Shark Week

As we wait for the Shark Week 2021 documentaries, we love to watch these shark documentaries that have already been released. The work done by these directors, conservationists, naturalists, divers and enthusiasts is incredible.

In this post, we have listed some of our favourite shark documentaries. Take a look at our list below and if one catches your eye, why not give it a watch today!


Rise Of The Great White Shark

This film traces the rise of the Great White Shark 11 million years ago in the wake of dramatic changes in Earth’s oceans and climate.


Mission Blue

This documentary follows oceanographer Sylvia Earle’s campaign to save the world’s oceans from threats such as overfishing and toxic waste.


Shark Dive

Get as up close and personal with sharks as you could ever dream. As a two-time Emmy Award-winning, wildlife cinematographer and on-air talent for Discovery Channel’s Shark Week, Andy Brandy Casagrande is helping revolutionize the way the world sees the ocean’s top predators.


Galapagos: Realm Of Giant Sharks

This visually rich production follows a group of researchers to the remote reaches of the Galapagos archipelago.


Saving Sharks: Raising Awareness

Every hour 10,000 sharks are fished worldwide. Yet, this mythical predator plays a key role in regulating marine life. So now, Jérôme Delafosse has launched The Shark Project – a plea to reconcile humankind with the scary shark – and is travelling the globe to raise awareness about these marvellous animals.


Shark Gordon’s Most Dangerous Moments

For biologist Ian Gordon, life doesn’t get much better than an encounter with a large shark. Here is a compilation of his scariest encounters with the world’s ultimate predators.


21st Century Shark

Mysterious in its movements, ferocious and feared, the Tiger Shark is a highly adaptable hunter, willing to swallow up just about anything.


Shark Nation

There’s no doubt sharks have an image problem. And they’re certainly in trouble globally. The population of some species has declined by more than 90% due to overfishing.


Mystery At Shark Beach

Second beach at Port St Johns is a small, rocky cove on the rural coast of southern Africa. This spot is well known locally for its excellent surfing conditions.


Of Shark And Man

Of Shark and Man is a groundbreaking film about one man’s journey to get closer than anyone thought possible to the world’s biggest Bull Sharks. Watch the incredible untold story of Shark Reef in Fiji, one of the greatest marine conservation successes of all time.


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