Tasmania Shark Attacks

37 attacks recorded (12 fatal)
Tasmania shark attacks
Date Location Fatal?
Jul 29th 2020 Tenth Island N
Jul 17th 2020 Off Stanley N
Maatsuyker Island N
Jul 23rd 2016 Clifton Beach N
Feb 10th 2016 Nettley Bay N
Jul 25th 2015 Lachan Island, Mercury Passage Y
Jun 22nd 2012 South Cape Bay N
Jan 11th 2009 Binalong Bay N
Dec 27th 2008 near Schouten Island N
Jun 8th 1993 Barren Joey Island N
Jun 5th 1993 Tenth Island (King Island) Y
Feb 9th 1992 Clifton Beach, southwest of Hobart N
Oct 22nd 1989 Shelly Point N
Feb 28th 1982 South Cape Bay Y
Pillar Rock, Storm Bay N
Jul 30th 1975 Adventure Bay, Bruny Island Y
Aug 8th 1972 Nubeena N
Feb 5th 1972 Elliot's Cove N
Jan 1st 1971 N
Dec 31st 1966 Piccaninny Point, 10 miles from Bicheno N
Feb 29th 1960 Ralph Bay N
Jan 7th 1960 Eaglehawk Neck N
Aug 30th 1959 N
Jan 24th 1959 Whale Bay, King Island, Bass Strait N
Jan 17th 1959 Safety Cove Y
Jan 1st 1959 Badger Head N
May 17th 1934 N
Mar 25th 1905 Bridport Y
Apr 4th 1893 Chimney Point, George Y
Derwent River (empties into the sea at Hobart) N
Between Port Arthur Penal Colony & Forestier Peninsula Y
Sep 25th 1880 St George's Bay Y
Apr 1st 1877 Smelting Works Bay near Hobart N
Derwent River Y
Hobart Y
South Bruny Island N
Sep 26th 2021 Sweet Water Point, Pittwater 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 (7)
  • February (5)
  • March (1)
  • April (2)
  • May (1)
  • June (4)
  • July (5)
  • August (2)
  • September (2)
  • October (1)
  • December (2)