Cage Diving in July and August

After three years, hundreds of charters and thousands of passengers, the pride of our fleet MV Calypso Star II has made the journey to Adelaide to undergo some major works. Rest assured it will be coming back with the Gyroscopic Stabiliser still onboard and a few other modifications to make things even better than they […]

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Our kitchen rules as judge Colin Fassnidge dives with Great Whites

 We had the town abuzz this week with news that My Kitchen Rules judge, Colin Fassnidge, was coming to Port Lincoln and taking part in a Shark Cage Dive. The cooking show followers all  expressed a keen interest in wanting to be onboard and get tips from him, and see if he cooked up a storm […]

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Winter means Whites and Whales

Winter is now officially here. Other than a higher chance of cold weather and rain, this also means that we are likely to see more Great White Sharks move in to the area. The winter months have generally produced a higher number of female shark sightings, as well as am overall increase in numbers. The female […]

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Last Swim with the Sealions trip for the season

  Sadly the playful season is about to come to an end with our last tour scheduled for this Saturday! There are still some spaces available so if you would like to be the last to see them then give the office a call to book your place. This activity is a season tour due […]

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TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence Winner!

A HUGE thank-you to all of our customers who took the time to write a review of your tour with Calypso Star Charters. We have just been awarded the Certificate of Excellence for 2015. Without  your patronage and then your fabulous reviews this would not have happened. Thank you also must go to our amazing […]

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GREAT shark action

What an absolutely fantastic turn around the past month has given us! As you will all be aware back in early February there was a pod of Orcas that visited the  Neptune Islands and an apparent attack on a Great White Shark. For the following ten weeks, there were no sharks  sighted at the Neptune […]

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Great White Shark activity returns to the Neptune Islands!

First charter of shark sightings in 9 weeks – Great news for our guests onboard our charter today, Monday 13 April, with three Great White Sharks visiting the Neptune Islands and our magnificent vessel Calypso Star 2. The Skipper reporting in around 11am that they had two sharks at that stage, a 4.7m and a 4m […]

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No shark activity has continued at Neptune Islands

Unfortunately the run of no shark sightings on our charters at the Neptune Islands has continued. The last tour we ran, on Wednesday 25 March, was still unsuccessful in luring in the elusive Great White Shark to our vessel. We will continue to run our scheduled charters so long as we have guests booked on. We […]

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No shark activity since 6 February 2015

After experiencing a fantastic run of of shark activity in every charter since 12 April 2014 we have unfortunately been experiencing a period of no shark activity. You may have seen in the news that there was a pod of Killer Whales spotted at the Neptune Islands on Monday 2 February 2015 whilst we were […]

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Spin King in a spin with Great Whites

Shane Warne took advantage of his time in South Australia for the First Test Match, flying to Port Lincoln with his son for a Shark Cage Diving Tour on Sunday 14 December 2014. In what may have been one of his toughest opponents to face, Warne donned a wetsuit and entered the Shark Cage to […]

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