South Africa Shark attacks

575 attacks recorded (105 fatal)
South Africa shark attacks
Date Region Location Fatal?
Nov 25th 2005 Eastern Cape Province Nahoon, East London N
Nov 15th 2005 Eastern Cape Province Aston Bay N
Oct 22nd 2005 Western Cape Province Uilenkraalsmond (near Gansbaai) N
Oct 1st 2005 Western Cape Province Sunny Cove, Fish Hoek N
Aug 14th 2005 Western Cape Province Milnerton Lagoon, Cape Town N
Jun 4th 2005 Western Cape Province Miller's Point Y
May 25th 2005 Eastern Cape Province Kei River Mouth N
Mar 28th 2005 Western Cape Province Noordhoek N
Mar 10th 2005 KwaZulu-Natal Isipingo N
Nov 27th 2004 Eastern Cape Province Nahoon, East London N
Nov 26th 2004 Eastern Cape Province Gonubie N
Nov 15th 2004 Western Cape Province Fish Hoek, False Bay Y
Oct 30th 2004 Western Cape Province Gansbaai N
Oct 9th 2004 Eastern Cape Province Jeffrey N
Aug 1st 2004 KwaZulu-Natal Park Rynie N
Jun 2nd 2004 Western Cape Province Dyer Island Y
Apr 5th 2004 Western Cape Province Surfers' Corner, Muizenberg, False Bay N
KwaZulu-Natal Ballito N
Jan 7th 2004 Eastern Cape Province West Beach, Port Alfred N
Dec 31st 2003 KwaZulu-Natal Salt Rock N
Nov 27th 2003 KwaZulu-Natal Sodwana Y
Nov 6th 2003 KwaZulu-Natal Karridene N
Sep 14th 2003 Western Cape Province Melkbosstrand N
Sep 12th 2003 Western Cape Province Near the wreck of the Kakapo off Noordhoek Beach Y
Aug 8th 2003 Eastern Cape Province Jeffrey N
Jan 17th 2003 Western Cape Province Near the lagoon at Table View, Cape Peninsula N
Dec 24th 2002 Western Cape Province Scarborough N
Sep 13th 2002 Western Cape Province Glencairn, False Bay N
Jun 3rd 2002 KwaZulu-Natal between Port Edward and Port St Johns Off Mkhambati N
Jan 4th 2002 KwaZulu-Natal Durban Harbor N
Jan 1st 2002 KwaZulu-Natal Mtunzini N
Oct 7th 2001 KZN Salt Rock N
May 8th 2001 Eastern Cape Province East London N
Apr 8th 2001 Eastern Cape Province Cape St. Francis N
Sep 10th 2000 Western Cape Province Dyer Island N
Jul 16th 2000 Eastern Cape Province Nahoon, East London N
Jul 15th 2000 Eastern Cape Province Cape Recife N
Jul 15th 2000 KwaZulu-Natal South of Durban N
Feb 19th 2000 Western Cape Province Struis Bay N
Nov 13th 1999 KwaZulu-Natal Umtentweni N
Jul 29th 1999 Western Cape Province Kogebaai N
Jul 15th 1999 Western Cape Province Buffels Bay (near Knysna) Y
Jul 3rd 1999 Eastern Cape Province Cintsa East, East London N
Jan 13th 1999 Eastern Cape Province Bonza Beach N
May 18th 1999 Western Cape Province Hospital Rock, Dyers Island N
Eastern Cape Province King's Beach, Port Elizabeth N
Dec 18th 1998 Eastern Cape Province Kei River Mouth N
Oct 18th 1998 Eastern Cape Province Glengariff N
Eastern Cape Province Kowie River N
Aug 12th 1998 Transvaal National Zoological Gardens Aquarium, Pretoria 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 (105)
  • February (57)
  • March (51)
  • April (47)
  • May (37)
  • June (26)
  • July (37)
  • August (24)
  • September (22)
  • October (30)
  • November (37)
  • December (68)