South Africa Shark attacks

575 attacks recorded (105 fatal)
South Africa shark attacks
Date Region Location Fatal?
May 14th 1890 Port Elizabeth N
KZN Cape Vidal Y
Feb 1st 1888 Eastern Cape Province Mzimvubu River mouth Y
Feb 8th 1887 Western Cape Province Blaauwberg N
Jan 12th 1887 Eastern Cape Province Mzimvubu River, 9.6 km from the sea Y
Jan 28th 1886 Eastern Cape Province South Jetty, Port Elizabeth N
Jan 1st 1886 Western Cape Province Groot River Y
Mar 28th 1885 KwaZulu-Natal Kokstad District N
Jan 16th 1884 Eastern Cape Province South Jetty, Port Elizabeth Y
Feb 13th 1878 Western Cape Province Olifantbos Point Y
Jan 4th 1877 KZN Durban N
Aug 10th 1875 KZN Back Beach, Durban N
Feb 5th 1863 KZN Back Beach, Durban N
Jun 2nd 1862 KZN Durban Harbor N
May 5th 1862 KZN Durban N
May 24th 1852 KZN Durban Bay Y
Feb 26th 1852 Western Cape Province Danger Point Y
Western Cape Province Murray Bay, Robben Island Y
Eastern Cape Province Keiskamma River mouth Y
Western Cape Province Arniston N
KZN Durban Harbor Y
KZN Durban Harbor Y
KZN Near the Post Office, Durban Harbor Y
KZN Durban Y
KZN In front of the Beach Hotel, Durban 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)