South Africa Shark attacks

575 attacks recorded (105 fatal)
South Africa shark attacks
Date Region Location Fatal?
Dec 4th 2022 Western Cape Province Simon N
Dec 4th 2022 Western Cape Province Simon's Bay N
Dec 20th 1940 KZN Inyoni Rocks, South Coast Y
Mar 31st 1940 KZN Danger Pool, Winkelspruit, South Coast Y
Feb 22nd 1940 KZN Inyoni Rocks, South Coast Y
Jan 7th 1940 KZN Warner Beach, South Coast Y
Dec 4th 2022 Eastern Cape Province Kidd's Beach N
Dec 4th 2022 KZN Winkelspruit Y
Dec 4th 2022 Eastern Cape Province Kowie River Mouth, Port Alfred N
Jan 18th 1938 KZN Vetch N
Dec 4th 2022 KZN Bilanhlolo River Mouth, Ramsgate N
Jul 1st 1936 Western Cape Province Cape Point N
May 19th 1935 KZN North Pier, Durban N
Apr 1st 1934 KZN Granny Y
Apr 1st 1934 KZN Danger Pool, Winkelspruit N
Dec 4th 2022 Eastern Cape Province Kowie River Mouth, Port Alfred N
Apr 8th 1930 Eastern Cape Province Bashee River N
Jan 16th 1930 Western Cape Province Melkbaai, False Bay N
Dec 4th 2022 Eastern Cape Province North End Beach, Port Elizabeth Y
Jan 2nd 1928 Eastern Cape Province Salt Vlei, Port Alfred N
Jan 1st 1928 Eastern Cape Province Kei River mouth N
Dec 4th 2022 KZN Tugela River Mouth N
Dec 28th 1927 Western Cape Province Little Brak River Y
Jan 20th 1927 Eastern Cape Province Kidd N
Jan 26th 1926 Eastern Cape Province Hamburg N
Dec 4th 2022 Western Cape Province Mossel Bay N
Jan 29th 1924 KZN South Beach, Durban Y
Jan 25th 1924 Eastern Cape Province St. George N
May 6th 1922 Western Cape Province Simon N
Feb 3rd 1920 Eastern Cape Province Zwartkops River N
Dec 4th 2022 KZN Tugela River N
Dec 4th 2022 KZN Durban N
May 4th 1912 KZN Durban N
May 9th 1911 Western Cape Province Victoria Bay Y
May 1st 1911 Western Cape Province Victoria Bay Y
Mar 6th 1909 South Atlantic Ocean Possession Island Y
Dec 31st 1908 Western Cape Province Stilbaai Y
Jan 20th 1906 KZN Back Beach, Durban Y
Dec 31st 1905 KZN Back Beach, Durban Y
Apr 6th 1905 KZN Back Beach, Durban Y
Apr 1st 1902 Cape Province Algoa Bay N
KZN Durban N
Jul 30th 1901 Western Cape Province Windmill Beach Y
Nov 14th 1900 Western Cape Province Three Anchor Bay Y
Oct 27th 1900 Western Cape Province Woodstock Beach, Cape Town N
Eastern Cape Province Port Elizabeth N
KZN Durban N
Jul 21st 1897 KZN Back Beach, Durban Y
Apr 29th 1895 Eastern Cape Province Mzimvubu River Y
Jun 25th 1894 Western Cape Province Simons Town Y
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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)