South Africa Shark attacks

575 attacks recorded (105 fatal)
South Africa shark attacks
Date Region Location Fatal?
Sep 28th 2011 Western Cape Province Clovely Beach N
Aug 23rd 2011 Western Cape Province Lookout Beach, near the Keurbooms river mouth in Plettenberg Bay Y
Jul 22nd 2011 Eastern Cape Province Cintza Beach, East London N
Jun 28th 2011 KwaZulu-Natal Aliwal Shoal N
May 29th 2011 Western Cape Province Robberg Beach N
May 21st 2011 KwaZulu-Natal Levan Point Y
May 4th 2011 KwaZulu-Natal Palm Beach N
Feb 2nd 2011 Eastern Cape Province Sundays River Mouth, Port Elizabeth N
Jan 15th 2011 Eastern Cape Province Second Beach, Port St. John's Y
Oct 1st 2010 Western Cape Province Melkbaai, Strand N
Sep 21st 2010 Western Cape Province Between Dyer Island and Pearly Beach Y
Jul 4th 2010 KwaZulu-Natal Two Mile Reef, Sodwana Bay N
Apr 13th 2010 Eastern Cape Province East Beach, Port Alfred N
Feb 16th 2010 Eastern Cape Province Yellow Sands Point N
Jan 12th 2010 Western Province Fish Hoek Y
Jan 5th 2010 Eastern Province Nahoon, East London N
Dec 29th 2009 Eastern Province Port Alfred N
Dec 18th 2009 KwaZulu-Natal North Beach, Durban N
Dec 18th 2009 Eastern Cape Province Second Beach, Port St. Johns Y
Aug 29th 2009 Western Cape Province Glentana Y
Aug 11th 2009 KwaZulu-Natal Alkantstrand N
Jul 7th 2009 Western Cape Province Jogensfontein, Stilbaai N
Apr 6th 2009 KwaZulu-Natal Umtentweni N
Mar 27th 2009 Eastern Cape Province 2-3 km north of Sunday's River mouth N
Mar 21st 2009 Eastern Cape Province Second Beach, Port St. John's Y
Mar 2nd 2009 Western Cape Province Off Cape Point N
Jan 24th 2009 Eastern Cape Province Second Beach, Port St. John's Y
Western Cape Province Shark Alley, off Gansbaai Y
Dec 10th 2008 Western Cape Province Plettenberg Bay N
Jun 28th 2008 Western Cape Province Mossel Bay N
Western Cape Province Struis Bay N
May 1st 2008 N
KwaZulu-Natal Aliwal Shoal N
Mar 28th 2008 KwaZulu-Natal Scottburgh N
Jan 29th 2008 KwaZulu-Natal Suncoast Pirates Beach, Durban N
Nov 7th 2007 Western Cape Province The Strand N
Nov 3rd 2007 Eastern Cape Province Bonza Bay N
Jan 14th 2007 Eastern Cape Province Second Beach, Port St. John's Y
Dec 6th 2006 KwaZulu-Natal Cape Vidal N
Nov 9th 2006 Eastern Cape Province Nahoon, East London N
Sep 30th 2006 Western Cape Province Miller's Point N
Sep 2nd 2006 Western Cape Province Noordhoek N
Aug 15th 2006 Western Cape Province Danger Reef N
Aug 13th 2006 Western Cape Province Sunrise Beach, Muizenberg N
Jul 28th 2006 Western Cape Province Fish Hoek N
Apr 9th 2006 Eastern Cape Province St. Francis Bay N
Mar 22nd 2006 Eastern Cape Province Port Alfred Y
Feb 8th 2006 Eastern Cape Province Nahoon, East London N
Jan 25th 2006 Eastern Cape Province Coffee Bay N
Jan 1st 2006 Western Cape Province Soetwater 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)