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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Gyro lets Shark viewers enjoy every exciting minute

  The exciting move of installing the Seakeeper Gyro was a great move for our guests with praises flowing about the difference it was making to the enjoyment of each charter. Not only did it spark a keen interest with our potential future customers, it also had the general marine industry interested with articles appearing […]

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A journey to Port Lincoln from Singapore

Standing in the Adelaide Airport after the short flight from Port Lincoln, company Director Ron Forster thought the young boy standing nearby had a nice hat on. On closer inspection, it turned out to be a Calypso Star Charters Shark Cage Diving hat. Alexon, 11, convinced his Dad that he had to travel all the […]

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Facing a Great White Shark or the Clipsal 500 track…… what is more frightening?

That was the question on the minds of V8 Supercar drivers Rick Kelly and Will Davison as they travelled out to the Neptune Islands on 31 January 2014. In a unique approach to getting race ready in preparations for the Adelaide Clipsal 500 at the end of February, the 2.5 hour journey gave them ample […]

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Beware when purchasing Red Balloon vouchers for Shark Cage Diving

BEWARE when purchasing Shark Cage Diving vouchers from RED BALLOON. The voucher states Calypso Shark Cage Dive Port Lincoln but it is not with our company. RED BALLOON only have one supplier for a specific tour on their site and it is not Calypso Star Charters. Several people have tried to redeem vouchers with us but unfortunately we can […]

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