Calypso Star – The Award Winning Company

 One of our lovely office girls Makenna Cox was the proud recipient of not just one but two awards last week in Sydney. On Thursday night the TNT Goldenbackpack Awards ceremony was held, the original awards dedicated to the independent travel sector, rewarding companies that work the hardest to make backpacking around Australia and New Zealand.  […]

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Book now to avoid disappointment

As the busy Spring and Summer period gets in to full swing, our office staff are busy answering all the additional calls and email enquiries and processing booking for the coming few months. If you are thinking of joining us for a life changing Shark cage Diving Adventure or Swim with the Sealions, then we […]

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Rex Flight Specials

Great news for anyone looking to come over to Port Lincoln between December 2014 and January 2015. Rex have released $99 flights, that’s $99 each way from Adelaide to Port Lincoln valid for travel between 26th December and 31st January 2015. To view and book your flights simply click on the link on the front […]

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Get voting for your chance to win

It’s that time of year again, time where you the consumer gets to cast you vote for that you think is the best of the best throughout Australia and New Zealand. With your valuable vote, we were lucky to be the winners of last year’s Golden Backpack Award for the Best Tour/Activity SA has to […]

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Submarine a bonus for shark diving guests

Our charter guests on Saturday 19 and Sunday 20 July got a whole lot more than they expected. Not only were they lucky enough to share the day with a total of six Great White Sharks on both days, providing them awesome viewing and photographic opportunities, but also had a pod of dolphins riding along […]

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From Abalone Wars to the Footy Show – Shark Cage Diving continues to attract interest

Winter is upon us once again. As the cooler months started to settle in, the larger female sharks started their migration bringing them to the Neptune Islands, and providing us with some RED HOT shark activity. They were not only large in size but large in numbers, with up to 10 sharks per day being sighted. […]

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7 Sharks for discovery Film crew… Keep an eye out for Abalone Wars

It was all excitement on board our Calypso 2 yesterday as we had the film crew from Discovery join us out at Neptune Island to film Abalone Wars 3rd season. We could not have asked for a more perfect day as the sun was shining, the seas were calm and having 7 Great White Sharks […]

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A Job well done by all Staff and Customers!

Calypso Star Charters are proud to announce that we have received a Certificate of Excellence for all our fantastic customers who have given us awesome reviews on our trip adviser page. We are very honoured to have such great and loyal customers who have been able to share their once in a life time experience […]

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Female Great Whites arriving just in time for Winter

It appears that some of the big female Great Whites have arrived at the Neptune Islands, just in time for winter. Following a fantastic summer with sharks sighted on 143 consecutive charters, some days with up to 10 sharks, we experienced a few weeks with low or no sightings. We can’t seem to put our […]

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Use of berley to attract Great White Sharks

We often get asked what we use to attract sharks to our vessel. We are permitted by the Fisheries Department to use berley (chum) to attract the Great White Sharks to our boat at the Neptune Islands Marine Park. The sharks are attracted to the Neptune Islands by the 40,000+ seal colony at the Islands, with […]

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