South Africa Shark attacks

575 attacks recorded (105 fatal)
South Africa shark attacks
Date Region Location Fatal?
Dec 26th 2019 Eastern Cape Province Nahoon Beach, East London N
Nov 9th 2019 Eastern Cape Province East London N
Jul 10th 2019 Eastern Cape Province East Beach, Port Alfred N
Mar 5th 2019 Eastern Cape Province 30 nm off Port Elizabeth N
Feb 2nd 2019 KwaZulu-Natal Mtunzini N
Nov 11th 2018 KwaZulu-Natal Tinley Manor N
May 12th 2018 Eastern Cape Province Nahoon Beach, East London N
Apr 22nd 2018 Western Cape Province Robberg Beach, Plettenberg Bay N
Apr 3rd 2018 Eastern Cape Province St. Francis Bay N
Feb 24th 2018 KwaZulu-Natal Durban N
Oct 1st 2017 Western Cape Province Dyer Island Y
Sep 15th 2017 Western Cape Province Hawston Y
Sep 3rd 2017 Western Cape Province Dyer Island Y
Jul 7th 2017 Eastern Cape Province Nahoon Reef, East London N
Apr 29th 2017 Western Cape Province Keurbooms, Plettenberg Bay N
Apr 12th 2017 KwaZulu-Natal Protea Banks Y
Feb 6th 2017 KwaZulu-Natal Eastmoor Crescent Beach N
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
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Attacks by region

Attacks by location

  • Durban (13)
  • 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 (57)
  • March (51)
  • April (47)
  • May (37)
  • June (26)
  • July (37)
  • August (24)
  • September (22)
  • October (30)
  • November (37)
  • December (68)