Shark attack at Tongaat Beach, KZN, South Africa

Shark attack details: Tongaat Beach, KZN, 10-Nov-1983
Date of attack: November 10th 1983
Location: Tongaat Beach, KZN
Shark species: unknown
Name of victim: Pradisha Chanderpaul
Sex of victim: F
Activity: Swimming
Injury: Probable drowning and scavenging

View detailed report (PDF)

Map showing shark attack location and nearby incidents

Nearby shark attacks

Shark attack

South Africa

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)