Eastern Cape Province Shark Attacks

162 attacks recorded (24 fatal)
Eastern Cape Province shark attacks
Date Location Fatal?
Sep 30th 1982 Nahoon, East London N
Jul 24th 1982 Nahoon, East London N
Jun 29th 1982 Ntlonyana Bay Y
Jan 29th 1982 Mpekeweni N
Jul 18th 1981 Nahoon N
May 20th 1981 Nahoon N
May 10th 1981 Kings Beach N
May 5th 1981 Ntlonyane Bay N
Nahoon N
Dec 26th 1980 Port Elizabeth N
May 15th 1980 Fuller N
Jan 13th 1980 Sardinia Bay N
Jan 10th 1980 King N
Jun 23rd 1980 Bonza Bay N
Dec 21st 1979 Kenton-on-Sea N
Oct 22nd 1979 Algoa Bay N
Feb 21st 1979 Port Alfred N
Mar 5th 1978 Gulu Deep, East London N
Dec 19th 1977 Qolera River N
Oct 6th 1976 Cape St. Francis N
Aug 17th 1975 Cape St. Francis N
Apr 14th 1974 Glengariff N
Jun 23rd 1973 Queensberry Bay N
Jan 1st 1972 St. George Y
Jan 11th 1966 Riet River N
Pollock Beach N
Dec 25th 1964 Port Alfred N
Jan 23rd 1964 Nahoon N
Jan 22nd 1964 Nahoon N
Dec 25th 1963 Gonubie River Mouth Y
Jan 12th 1963 Humewood N
Apr 5th 1962 East London N
Apr 17th 1961 Port Elizabeth Oceanarium N
Feb 1st 1961 Nahoon Y
Port Alfred N
Kei River Mouth N
May 30th 1959 Bird Island, Algoa Bay N
Dec 30th 1953 Second Beach, Port St. Johns N
May 8th 1952 Nelson N
Feb 19th 1951 Port St. Johns N
Apr 9th 1950 Off Port Elizabeth breakwater N
Mar 26th 1950 Off bank of Ntshala River, Morgan Bay N
Jan 1st 1946 Pollock Beach, Port Elizabeth N
Nov 21st 1943 Kei River Mouth N
Jun 23rd 2024 Kidd's Beach N
Jun 23rd 2024 Kowie River Mouth, Port Alfred N
Jun 23rd 2024 Kowie River Mouth, Port Alfred N
Apr 8th 1930 Bashee River N
Jun 23rd 2024 North End Beach, Port Elizabeth Y
Jan 2nd 1928 Salt Vlei, Port Alfred N
Jan 1st 1928 Kei River mouth N
Jan 20th 1927 Kidd N
Jan 26th 1926 Hamburg N
Jan 25th 1924 St. George N
Feb 3rd 1920 Zwartkops River N
Port Elizabeth N
Apr 29th 1895 Mzimvubu River Y
Feb 1st 1888 Mzimvubu River mouth Y
Jan 12th 1887 Mzimvubu River, 9.6 km from the sea Y
Jan 28th 1886 South Jetty, Port Elizabeth N
Jan 16th 1884 South Jetty, Port Elizabeth Y
Keiskamma River mouth Y

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 (28)
  • February (16)
  • March (12)
  • April (16)
  • May (13)
  • June (6)
  • July (17)
  • August (3)
  • September (3)
  • October (7)
  • November (8)
  • December (19)