Kzn Shark Attacks

177 attacks recorded (46 fatal)
Kzn shark attacks
Date Location Fatal?
Oct 7th 2001 Salt Rock N
Sep 1st 1996 Hibberdene N
Jun 4th 1996 LaMercy N
Jan 24th 1995 Isipingo Y
Jan 3rd 1994 Hibberdene N
Jan 23rd 1992 Isipingo N
Jan 8th 1992 Sheffield Beach N
May 13th 1990 Protea Reef N
Feb 15th 1989 Richards Bay N
Jan 20th 1989 Isipingo N
Apr 10th 1988 La Lucia N
Mar 16th 1988 Isipingo N
Feb 15th 1988 Brighton Beach, Durban N
Feb 13th 1988 Mtunzini N
Jan 27th 1988 Durban N
Nov 1st 1987 St. Lucia N
Apr 19th 1987 Port Shepstone N
Oct 17th 1986 Umhlanga N
Oct 5th 1986 St. Michaels N
Jul 1st 1986 LaMercy N
Mar 15th 1986 North Beach, Durban N
Dec 22nd 1985 Garvies Beach N
Sep 8th 1985 T.O. Strand N
May 8th 1985 Umdhloti N
Jan 18th 1985 Umzimkulu N
Jan 17th 1985 Umbogintwini N
Jan 1st 1985 Salt Rock N
Jul 1st 1984 Sodwana N
Mar 14th 1984 Amanzimtoti N
Feb 17th 1984 Shark tank at Oceanographic Research Insitute, Durban N
Jan 4th 1984 Umlaas Canal N
Dec 7th 1983 LaMercy N
Nov 10th 1983 Tongaat Beach N
Apr 2nd 1983 Mpande N
Mar 30th 1983 Scottburgh N
Feb 20th 1983 Mtunzini N
Jan 15th 1983 Amanzimtoti Y
Jul 1st 1981 Clansthal N
Feb 19th 1981 Umtentweni N
Jan 1st 1981 Widenham N
Nov 17th 1980 Mnini N
Mar 29th 1980 Umdhloti Y
Jan 31st 1980 Ballito N
Jan 15th 1980 Anstey N
May 3rd 1979 Mbibi Y
Dec 12th 1978 Sodwana Y
Oct 21st 1978 Fishing camp, St. Lucia Estuary Y
Jan 7th 1978 Glenashley N
Jan 6th 1978 Cape Vidal N
Nov 19th 1975 South Beach, Durban 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)
  • False Bay (8)
  • Amanzimtoti (8)
  • Country Club Beach, Durban (8)
  • Port Alfred (7)
  • Plettenberg Bay (7)

Attacks by month

  • January (44)
  • February (18)
  • March (21)
  • April (15)
  • May (8)
  • June (5)
  • July (7)
  • August (3)
  • September (4)
  • October (7)
  • November (9)
  • December (23)