South Africa Shark attacks

575 attacks recorded (105 fatal)
South Africa shark attacks
Date Region Location Fatal?
Aug 1st 1998 Western Cape Province Buffalo Bay, near Knysna N
Aug 1st 1998 Western Cape Province Pringle Bay N
Jul 11th 1998 Eastern Cape Province St. Francis Bay N
Jul 6th 1998 Western Cape Province Plettenberg Bay N
Jul 6th 1998 Western Cape Province Plettenberg Bay N
Jun 22nd 1998 Eastern Cape Province Gonubie, 13 km northeast of East London Y
Jun 5th 1998 Eastern Cape Province Jeffrey's Bay N
May 30th 1998 Eastern Cape Province Pollock Beach N
May 29th 1998 Eastern Cape Province Sardinia Bay near Port Elizabeth N
May 29th 1998 Eastern Cape Province Jeffreys Bay N
May 16th 1998 Western Cape Province Keurbooms N
Mar 15th 1998 Western Cape Province Saldanha Bay N
Jan 25th 1998 Eastern Cape Province Igoda, East London N
Dec 28th 1997 Western Cape Province Pringle Bay Y
Dec 28th 1997 Eastern Cape Province St. Francis Bay N
Eastern Cape Province Off Port Alfred N
Jul 21st 1997 Eastern Cape Province Breezy Point, Ntlonyana Y
Dec 10th 1996 Eastern Cape Province Duck Pond, Sardina Bay near Port Elizabeth N
Sep 1st 1996 KZN Hibberdene N
Jun 4th 1996 KZN LaMercy N
May 28th 1996 Western Cape Province The Steps, Wilderness N
Feb 19th 1995 Eastern Cape Province Kidd N
Jan 24th 1995 KZN Isipingo Y
Dec 4th 1995 N
Dec 30th 1994 Western Cape Province Mossel Bay N
Nov 25th 1994 Western Cape Province Mossel Bay N
Jul 9th 1994 Eastern Cape Province Nahoon Beach, East London Y
Jul 9th 1994 Eastern Cape Province Nahoon Beach, East London N
Apr 2nd 1994 Western Cape Province Arniston Y
Feb 27th 1994 Western Cape Province Saxon Reef N
Feb 12th 1994 Eastern Cape Province Beachview Holiday Resort N
Jan 30th 1994 Eastern Cape Province Nahoon Beach, East London N
Jan 3rd 1994 KZN Hibberdene N
Sep 26th 1993 Western Cape Province Danger Point N
Jul 30th 1993 Eastern Cape Province Pollock Beach, Port Elizabeth N
Apr 9th 1992 Eastern Cape Province Nahoon N
Jan 23rd 1992 KZN Isipingo N
Jan 8th 1992 KZN Sheffield Beach N
May 19th 1991 Western Cape Province Gordon N
Feb 12th 1991 Western Cape Province Miller N
Dec 26th 1990 Eastern Cape Province Port Elizabeth N
Sep 15th 1990 Western Cape Province Oudekraal N
Jun 24th 1990 Western Cape Province Mossel Bay Y
May 13th 1990 KZN Protea Reef N
May 6th 1990 Eastern Cape Province Cintsa East N
Apr 14th 1990 Eastern Cape Province Cape Recife N
Nov 18th 1989 Western Cape Province Melkbosstrand Y
Sep 17th 1989 Western Cape Province Smitswinkel, False Bay N
Aug 22nd 1989 Western Cape Province Mossel Bay N
Jul 20th 1989 Eastern Cape Province Jeffreys Bay 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)