South Africa Shark attacks

558 attacks recorded
South Africa shark attacks
Date Region Location Fatal?
Dec 19th 2016 Western Cape Province Keurbooms Lagoon, Plettenberg Bay N
Jun 23rd 2016 Western Cape Province Thyspunt N
Apr 22nd 2016 Western Cape Province Robberg Beach, Plettenberg Bay N
Jan 29th 2016 KwaZulu-Natal N
Dec 26th 2015 KwaZulu-Natal Westbrook Beach N
Dec 8th 2015 Eastern Cape Province Mpande N
Oct 25th 2015 Western Cape Province Still Bay N
Jul 19th 2015 Eastern Cape Province Jeffrey's Bay N
Jun 27th 2015 Western Cape Province Buffels Bay near Knysna N
Jun 26th 2015 Western Cape Province Lookout Beach, Plettenberg Bay N
May 2nd 2015 Eastern Cape Province Port St. John's N
Mar 26th 2015 Eastern Cape Province Yellow Sands Point N
Jan 3rd 2015 Eastern Cape Province Chintsa East Beach N
Dec 28th 2014 KwaZulu-Natal North Beach, Durban N
Aug 1st 2014 Western Cape Province Muizenberg N
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Apr 12th 2014 Eastern Cape Province Port Alfred N
Mar 22nd 2014 Eastern Cape Province Second Beach, Port St Johns Y
Dec 16th 2013 Western Cape Province Die Platt N
Oct 11th 2013 Eastern Cape Province Albatros Point, near Jeffrey's Bay Y
Jun 16th 2013 Eastern Cape Province Queensberry Bay N
Apr 14th 2013 Western Cape Province False Bay N
Mar 16th 2013 Western Cape Province De Mond N
Mar 16th 2013 Western Cape Province Hawston Beach N
Mar 3rd 2013 Eastern Cape Province Port St. John's N
Dec 25th 2012 Eastern Cape Province Port St. John's Y
Jul 6th 2012 Western Cape Province Sandstrand, Jongensfontein N
Apr 19th 2012 Western Cape Province Caves near Kogel Bay Y
Feb 20th 2012 Western Cape Province Strandfontein N
Jan 15th 2012 Eastern Cape Province Second Beach, Port St. Johns Y
Dec 21st 2011 Eastern Cape Province Noordhoek, Port Elizabeth N
Dec 7th 2011 KwaZulu-Natal Between Sodwana & Cape Vidal N
Oct 28th 2011 KwaZulu-Natal uShaka Aquarium, Durban N
Sep 28th 2011 Western Cape Province Clovely Beach N
Aug 23rd 2011 Western Cape Province Lookout Beach, near the Keurbooms river mouth in Plettenberg Bay Y
Jul 22nd 2011 Eastern Cape Province Cintza Beach, East London N
Jun 28th 2011 KwaZulu-Natal Aliwal Shoal N
May 29th 2011 Western Cape Province Robberg Beach N
May 21st 2011 KwaZulu-Natal Levan Point Y
May 4th 2011 KwaZulu-Natal Palm Beach N
Feb 2nd 2011 Eastern Cape Province Sundays River Mouth, Port Elizabeth N
Jan 15th 2011 Eastern Cape Province Second Beach, Port St. John's Y
Oct 1st 2010 Western Cape Province Melkbaai, Strand N
Sep 21st 2010 Western Cape Province Between Dyer Island and Pearly Beach Y
Jul 4th 2010 KwaZulu-Natal Two Mile Reef, Sodwana Bay N
Apr 13th 2010 Eastern Cape Province East Beach, Port Alfred N
Feb 16th 2010 Eastern Cape Province Yellow Sands Point N
Jan 12th 2010 Western Province Fish Hoek Y
Jan 5th 2010 Eastern Province Nahoon, East London N
Dec 29th 2009 Eastern Province Port Alfred N
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Attacks by region

Attacks by location

  • Durban (12)
  • Mossel Bay (11)
  • North Beach, Durban (10)
  • Nahoon (9)
  • Nahoon, East London (9)
  • Amanzimtoti (8)
  • Country Club Beach, Durban (8)
  • False Bay (8)
  • Port Alfred (7)
  • Plettenberg Bay (7)

Attacks by month

  • January (105)
  • February (54)
  • March (50)
  • April (43)
  • May (36)
  • June (26)
  • July (35)
  • August (24)
  • September (20)
  • October (29)
  • November (35)
  • December (67)