Western Cape Province Shark Attacks

191 attacks recorded (32 fatal)
Western Cape Province shark attacks
Date Location Fatal?
Jan 3rd 1961 Strandfontein N
Nov 1st 1960 5 km from Gordon N
Oct 24th 1960 Jacobs Bay Reef, Saldanha Bay N
Oct 1st 1960 False Bay N
Apr 1st 1960 Saldanha Bay N
Jan 1st 1960 Muizenberg N
Nov 15th 1959 Swartklip, False Bay N
Jan 15th 1959 Melkbaai N
Dec 23rd 1958 Melkbaai, False Bay Y
Nov 14th 1958 False Bay N
Oct 27th 2021 Plettenberg Bay N
Oct 27th 1956 Glencairn, False Bay N
Plettenberg Bay N
Apr 10th 1948 Gansbaai N
Oct 27th 2021 False Bay N
Jan 7th 1946 False Bay N
Oct 27th 2021 Plettenberg Bay N
Oct 27th 2021 Table Bay N
Jul 22nd 0144 Hartenbos Y
Feb 27th 1944 False Bay N
Nov 1st 1942 Clifton Y
Oct 27th 2021 Simon N
Oct 27th 2021 Simon's Bay N
Jul 1st 1936 Cape Point N
Jan 16th 1930 Melkbaai, False Bay N
Dec 28th 1927 Little Brak River Y
Oct 27th 2021 Mossel Bay N
May 6th 1922 Simon N
May 9th 1911 Victoria Bay Y
May 1st 1911 Victoria Bay Y
Dec 31st 1908 Stilbaai Y
Jul 30th 1901 Windmill Beach Y
Nov 14th 1900 Three Anchor Bay Y
Oct 27th 1900 Woodstock Beach, Cape Town N
Jun 25th 1894 Simons Town Y
Feb 8th 1887 Blaauwberg N
Jan 1st 1886 Groot River Y
Feb 13th 1878 Olifantbos Point Y
Feb 26th 1852 Danger Point Y
Murray Bay, Robben Island Y
Arniston 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 (24)
  • February (20)
  • March (14)
  • April (12)
  • May (12)
  • June (13)
  • July (11)
  • August (14)
  • September (15)
  • October (14)
  • November (13)
  • December (19)