Tonga Shark attacks

18 attacks recorded (4 fatal)
Tonga shark attacks
Date Region Location Fatal?
Sep 10th 2012 Vava'u Eueiki Island N
Ha'api Islands N
Feb 1st 2006 Vava'u Tu Y
Apr 13th 2004 Nuku'alofa 30 nautical miles offshore N
Apr 13th 2004 Nuku'alofa 30 nautical miles offshore N
Sep 27th 2002 Vava'u Swimming with humpback whales N
Jul 12th 2000 Minerva Reef Treated at Nuku-alofa N
Aug 19th 1995 Vava Near Tapana Island N
Aug 1st 1995 Vava Neiafu N
Feb 19th 1993 Tongapatu Group Between 'Ata and Tongapatu N
Feb 18th 1993 Tongapatu Group Between 'Ata and Tongapatu N
Sep 17th 1993 Vava Between Ofu & Fafini Islands N
Sep 17th 1980 Ha'api Ha'ano Island N
Oct 1st 1967 N
Vava'u Hunga Island N
Sep 17th 2021 Niua Niuafo'ou Island Y
Vava'u Y
Aug 7th 1852 Y

Attacks by region

Attacks by location

  • Between 'Ata and Tongapatu (2)
  • 30 nautical miles offshore (2)

Attacks by month

  • January (1)
  • February (3)
  • April (2)
  • July (1)
  • August (3)
  • September (3)
  • October (1)