South Australia Shark Attacks

101 attacks recorded (24 fatal)
South Australia shark attacks
Date Location Fatal?
Oct 22nd 2017 Normanville N
Wrights Bay N
Apr 25th 2015 Fishery Bay N
Jun 18th 2014 Middleton Point, Fleurieu Peninsula N
Jun 18th 2014 Middleton Point, Fleurieu Peninsula N
Jun 9th 2014 Parsons Beach, Fleurieu Peninsula N
May 14th 2014 Elliston, Eyre Peninsula N
Feb 8th 2014 Goldsmith Beach, Yorke Peninsula Y
Jul 2nd 2013 Flinders, Mornington Penisula N
Jul 31st 2012 Streaky Bay N
Apr 11th 2012 Dolphin Bay, Innes National Park N
Feb 17th 2011 Off Perforated Island near Coffin Bay Y
Nov 8th 2009 Second Valley N
Nov 9th 2008 North Haven N
Aug 29th 2006 Pennington Bay, Kangaroo Island N
Jun 5th 2006 Waitpinga N
Feb 12th 2006 Brighton Beach, Adelaide N
Middle Beach, 40 km north of Adelaide N
Sep 24th 2005 Kangaroo Island N
Sep 4th 2005 Fishery Bay, Eyre Peninsula N
Aug 24th 2005 Glenelg Y
Dec 16th 2004 West Beach, Adelaide Y
Feb 15th 2003 Goolwa Beach, Fleurieu Peninsula N
Apr 30th 2002 Smoky Bay, near Ceduna, on the Eyre Peninsula Y
Jan 21st 2001 Adelaide N
Dec 11th 2000 3 km off Port Victoria, Yorke Peninsula N
Nov 21st 2000 Ceduna N
Sep 25th 2000 Black Point, Eyre Peninsula Y
Sep 24th 2000 Cactus Beach near Penong Y
Feb 1st 2000 Point Sinclair, Cactus Beach near Penong N
May 29th 1999 Hardwicke Bay, Yorke Peninsula Y
Dec 22nd 1998 Middleton Beach N
Dec 15th 1998 Middleton Beach N
Jun 28th 1998 South Neptune Island Y
Jan 17th 1998 Middleton Beach N
Mar 11th 1995 Cactus Beach N
Aug 25th 1992 Lipson Cove, Tumby Bay N
Sep 8th 1991 Snapper Point, Aldinga Beach, Adelaide Y
Oct 25th 1990 Goolwa Beach N
Mar 9th 1989 Waitpinga Beach, near Victor Harbor, Encounter Bay Y
Oct 6th 1988 Moama Beach N
Sep 18th 1987 Merino Rocks, Adelaide Y
Mar 3rd 1985 Wiseman's Beach, Peake Bay Y
Dec 24th 1983 Dangerous Reef, South Neptune Island N
Aug 31st 1977 Cactus Beach, near Ceduna N
Sep 19th 1976 Point Lowly, north of Whyalla N
Dec 29th 1975 Glenelg N
Feb 10th 1975 (Point Sinclair) Penong Y
Jan 19th 1975 Coffin Bay Y
Jan 9th 1974 Streaky Bay Y
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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)
  • Brisbane (7)

Attacks by month

  • January (12)
  • February (10)
  • March (16)
  • April (8)
  • May (3)
  • June (5)
  • July (3)
  • August (5)
  • September (8)
  • October (4)
  • November (5)
  • December (17)