Shark Divers CEO Patric Douglas began his eighteen year career in adventure tourism escorting 21-day tours through China, Bali, Hong Kong, Australia, New Zealand and Latin America both on and off the water.
Television & Shark Tourism
Patric ventured into television as San Francisco's on screen talent and Bay Area Outdoor Adventure Host on CBS "Evening Magazine". He and his team created and branded "Shark Diver" a world-recognized shark centric travel company that introduces divers to shark species worldwide. Shark Diver pioneered early West coast shark tourism and shark research integration with a successful 4-year pilot white shark tagging effort involving U.C Davis and Mexico’s CICIMAR at its Isla Guadalupe site. Shark Diver created, branded and launched the nonprofit web site Guadalupefund.org raising awareness of sharks worldwide and the need for shark conservation in Mexico. His was the first privately held company to successfully cage dive with Salmon Sharks in Alaska and has consulted on numerous film and television projects and specialized projects ranging from military to robotics.
In 2010 Shark Diver licensed Shark Diver NZ. Building and branding a newly discovered white shark site in the Southern Hemisphere.