South Australia Shark Attacks

101 attacks recorded (24 fatal)
South Australia shark attacks
Date Location Fatal?
Sep 5th 1971 Adelaide Y
Dec 9th 1968 Thistle Island N
Feb 4th 1968 Cape Jervis N
Outer Harbor N
Dec 10th 1965 Cape Jervis N
Mar 28th 1964 Surfers Paradise Beach near Victor Harbour N
Dec 8th 1963 55 miles south of Adelaide N
Jan 4th 1963 Off Franklin Island between Streaky Bay & Ceduna N
Dec 9th 1962 Carrickalinga Head Y
Oct 14th 1962 Port Phillip Bay N
Jan 11th 1962 Marino N
Jan 10th 1962 Ceduna N
Dangerous Reef N
Dec 19th 1961 Cowell N
Mar 30th 1961 Glenelg Breakwater N
Mar 12th 1961 Aldinga Beach N
Apr 1st 1960 Hog Bay N
Jan 21st 1960 Millicent N
Dec 7th 1959 Laura Bay N
Near Port Vincent N
Dec 31st 1957 Port Hughes, 100 miles from Adelaide in Spencer Gulf N
Aug 1st 1955 Port Augusta N
Schnapper Rock, Kirton Point N
Jan 20th 1953 Largs Bay N
Dec 21st 1952 Cape Douglas N
Apr 6th 1952 Streaky Bay N
Streaky Bay N
18 miles south of Port Augusta N
Nov 23rd 1947 3 miles out to sea off Glenelg N
Dec 28th 1946 Glenelg N
Apr 1st 1946 Port Newby N
Mar 20th 1946 Grange N
May 18th 2022 Port Germein N
Jan 22nd 1936 West Beach, near Adelaide Y
Feb 16th 1933 Adelaide N
Mar 6th 1931 Encounter Bay N
Mar 4th 1929 Ardrossan N
Mar 4th 1929 Ardrossan N
Ardrossan N
Mar 17th 1926 West Beach, Brighton Y
Marion Bay N
Mar 12th 1887 Black Point N
Dec 13th 1884 Port Phillip N
Jan 14th 1884 Port Pirie, Spencer Gulf, 230 km north of Adelaide Y
Cape Elizabeth N
Belfast (now Port Fairy) N
May 18th 1865 Semaphore N
May 18th 1864 Corio Bay, Port Phillip Y
Port Wakefield Y
Mar 28th 1855 Port Wakefield Y
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Attacks by region

Attacks by location

  • Sydney (10)
  • Sydney Harbor (10)
  • Brisbane River (9)
  • Near Thursday Island (9)
  • Newcastle (8)
  • Moreton Bay (8)
  • Bondi (7)
  • Thursday Island (7)
  • Brisbane (7)
  • Great Barrier Reef (7)

Attacks by month

  • January (12)
  • February (10)
  • March (16)
  • April (8)
  • May (3)
  • June (5)
  • July (3)
  • August (5)
  • September (8)
  • October (4)
  • November (5)
  • December (17)