Northern Territory Shark Attacks

25 attacks recorded (3 fatal)
Northern Territory shark attacks
Date Location Fatal?
Sep 28th 2019 Nightcliff Jetty, Darwin N
Feb 10th 2019 Groote Eylandt N
Nov 18th 2018 Off Nhulunbuy N
Sep 28th 2018 Groote Eylandt N
Oct 12th 2008 Darwin N
Sep 15th 2008 Near Croker Island N
Apr 16th 2005 Bremer Island N
Nhulunbuy N
May 7th 2002 Darwin N
Dec 3rd 1989 Gove Peninsula near Darwin N
Edith Falls N
Aug 28th 1966 Darwin Harbour N
Jan 6th 1961 Stokes Hill Wharf, Darwin N
Nov 29th 1950 Goulburn Island N
Oct 28th 1947 Mornington Island, Gulf of Carpentaria N
Darwin Harbour N
Dec 10th 1940 Darwin N
Mar 8th 1938 Liverpool River N
Elcho Island Y
Mar 4th 1936 Between Cape Hotham & Darwin (50 miles from Darwin) N
Oct 9th 1934 Redcliff, Cobourg Peninsula Y
Jun 13th 1933 N
Nov 18th 1919 Darwin N
the pearling beds N
the pearling beds Y

Attacks by region

Attacks by location

  • Sydney Harbor (10)
  • Sydney (10)
  • Brisbane River (9)
  • Near Thursday Island (9)
  • Newcastle (8)
  • Moreton Bay (8)
  • Ross River, Townsville (7)
  • Bondi (7)
  • Thursday Island (7)
  • Great Barrier Reef (7)

Attacks by month

  • January (1)
  • February (3)
  • March (2)
  • April (1)
  • May (1)
  • June (1)
  • July (3)
  • August (1)
  • September (3)
  • October (4)
  • November (3)
  • December (2)