South Africa Shark attacks

575 attacks recorded (105 fatal)
South Africa shark attacks
Date Region Location Fatal?
Jun 5th 1989 Eastern Cape Province Jeffreys Bay N
Jun 3rd 1989 Eastern Cape Province Gonubie N
Feb 19th 1989 Western Cape Province N
Feb 15th 1989 KZN Richards Bay N
Jan 20th 1989 KZN Isipingo N
Jun 16th 1988 Western Cape Province Sculphoek N
Apr 10th 1988 KZN La Lucia N
Mar 16th 1988 KZN Isipingo N
Feb 15th 1988 KZN Brighton Beach, Durban N
Feb 14th 1988 Eastern Cape Province Nahoon N
Feb 13th 1988 KZN Mtunzini N
Jan 27th 1988 KZN Durban N
Jan 6th 1988 Western Cape Province Struisbaai N
Great Brak River N
Nov 1st 1987 KZN St. Lucia N
Oct 25th 1987 KwaZulu-Natal Richards Bay N
Oct 11th 1987 Western Cape Province Seal Island, False Bay N
Sep 13th 1987 Western Cape Province Still Bay N
Apr 19th 1987 KZN Port Shepstone N
Mar 30th 1987 Western Cape Province Muizenberg N
Jan 28th 1987 Western Cape Province Eerste Rivier N
Dec 31st 1986 Western Cape Province Agulhas Banks N
Dec 22nd 1986 Western Cape Province SAOU Strand Y
Dec 4th 1986 Western Cape Province Platbank N
Oct 17th 1986 KZN Umhlanga N
Oct 5th 1986 KZN St. Michaels N
Aug 10th 1986 Western Cape Province Reef on seaward side of Geyser Island N
Jul 1st 1986 KZN LaMercy N
Mar 15th 1986 KZN North Beach, Durban N
Mar 5th 1986 Eastern Cape Province The Fence, King's Beach, Port Elizabeth N
Feb 18th 1986 Eastern Cape Province Nahoon Reef, East London N
Feb 17th 1986 Eastern Cape Province Cape Recife N
Feb 7th 1986 Eastern Cape Province King's Beach, Port Elizabeth N
Feb 6th 1986 Western Cape Province Arniston N
Dec 22nd 1985 KZN Garvies Beach N
Oct 24th 1985 Eastern Cape Province East London N
Sep 8th 1985 KZN T.O. Strand N
May 8th 1985 KZN Umdhloti N
Jan 27th 1985 Western Cape Province Struisbaai N
Jan 18th 1985 KZN Umzimkulu N
Jan 17th 1985 KZN Umbogintwini N
Jan 4th 1985 Western Cape Province Buffels Bay, False Bay N
Jan 1st 1985 KZN Salt Rock N
Nov 8th 1984 Eastern Cape Gonubie River Mouth N
Jul 22nd 1984 Western Cape Province Cape Point Y
Jul 1st 1984 KZN Sodwana N
Jun 15th 1984 Western Cape Province Muizenberg, False Bay N
May 31st 1984 Western Cape Province Arniston N
Mar 14th 1984 KZN Amanzimtoti N
Mar 10th 1984 Eastern Cape Province Swartkops River mouth 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)
  • Country Club Beach, Durban (8)
  • False Bay (8)
  • Amanzimtoti (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)