Kzn Shark Attacks

177 attacks recorded (46 fatal)
Kzn shark attacks
Date Location Fatal?
Apr 30th 1960 Amanzimtoti N
Feb 1st 1959 Port Shepstone N
King Reef off Park Rynie N
Apr 5th 1958 Uvongo Y
Apr 3rd 1958 Port Edward Y
Jan 9th 1958 Scottburgh Y
MaKakatana River Y
Dec 30th 1957 Margate N
Dec 26th 1957 Splash Rock, Port Edward N
Dec 23rd 1957 Margate Y
Dec 20th 1957 Uvongo Y
Dec 18th 1957 Karridene N
Jan 5th 1957 Umgeni River Mouth Y
Aug 1st 1956 Chain Rocks, Amanzimtoti N
Jan 15th 1955 A ford known as Brodies Coffin in St. Lucia Bay Y
Dec 4th 1954 Rocket Hut Beach, Durban N
Nov 29th 1951 South Beach, Durban N
Nov 28th 1951 Winkelspruit N
Mar 15th 1951 South Beach, Durban N
Jan 21st 1951 Native Beach, Durban Y
May 24th 1950 Port Edward N
Mar 8th 1950 North Beach, Durban Y
Feb 11th 1950 South Beach, Durban Y
Durban N
Jul 15th 1947 North Beach, Durban N
Apr 21st 1947 Country Club Beach, Durban N
Apr 11th 1947 Rocket Hut Beach, Durban N
Mar 12th 1947 Country Club Beach, Durban N
Mar 9th 1947 Country Club Beach, Durban N
Jan 5th 1947 Country Club Beach, Durban N
Feb 16th 1946 South Beach, Durban N
Feb 10th 1946 Battery Beach, Durban N
Jan 24th 1946 Battery Beach, Durban N
Jan 24th 1946 Battery Beach, Durban N
Mar 7th 1945 Scottburgh N
Aug 20th 1944 Margate Y
Mar 26th 1944 Country Club Beach, Durban N
Mar 26th 1944 North Beach, Durban Y
Mar 14th 1944 Country Club Beach, Durban N
Jan 20th 1944 North Beach, Durban Y
Jan 4th 1944 North Beach, Durban Y
Dec 12th 1943 Inyoni Rocks, Amazimtoti Y
Mar 21st 1943 North Beach, Durban Y
Nov 25th 1942 Umkomaas N
Dec 20th 1940 Inyoni Rocks, South Coast Y
Mar 31st 1940 Danger Pool, Winkelspruit, South Coast Y
Feb 22nd 1940 Inyoni Rocks, South Coast Y
Jan 7th 1940 Warner Beach, South Coast Y
Oct 27th 2021 Winkelspruit Y
Jan 18th 1938 Vetch N
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Attacks by region

Attacks by location

  • Durban (13)
  • Mossel Bay (11)
  • North Beach, Durban (10)
  • Nahoon, East London (9)
  • Nahoon (9)
  • Amanzimtoti (8)
  • Country Club Beach, Durban (8)
  • False Bay (8)
  • Port Alfred (7)
  • Plettenberg Bay (7)

Attacks by month

  • January (44)
  • February (18)
  • March (21)
  • April (15)
  • May (8)
  • June (5)
  • July (7)
  • August (3)
  • September (4)
  • October (7)
  • November (9)
  • December (23)