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Calypso Star Charters - Shark Cage Diving

Address: 3/10 South Quay Boulevard, Port Lincoln, South Australia 5606, Australia
Phone Number: +61 (8) 8682 3939
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Ranked #1 of 17 Attractions in Port Lincoln
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Owner description: Calypso Star Charters provides the ultimate one day adventure activity, cage diving with the Great...
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Mon - Fri 9:00 am - 5:30 pm
Sat 9:00 am - 3:00 pm
Owner description: Calypso Star Charters provides the ultimate one day adventure activity, cage diving with the Great White Sharks! Our business has been operating for over 20 years and boasts a highly successful history. We are the only Advanced Eco Certified business providing the one day charter that also holds a license to berley, giving us a greater chance of attracting the Great Whites to our vessel and keeping them in close proximity! In October 2011 we launched our new vessel, MV Calypso Star 2. The vessel is state of the art and provides all guests with the best in comfort, safety and all the creatures comfort of home, including hot showers! Dont miss your opportunity to be mesmerised by these remarkable creatures as you see them face to face in their natural environment from the safety of our cage, in the clear waters surrounding the Neptune IslandsWith the success of the addition of the new vessel, we saw the opportunity to expand our business operation and offer our customers more than just the one experience. This saw the introduction of our Swim with the Sealions tours in 2011. All aboard the MV Calypso Star for a journey to the playground of the seas very cute and very playful 'puppy dogs', the Australian Sea Lions at Hopkins Island. From the moment we arrive the Sea Lions bound out to the vessel excitedly inviting the guests to join them. The tour provides the opportunity to jump in and swim, viewing the mesmerised skills and abilities of these gorgeous animals, or sit back and enjoy the action from the comfort of the vessel. The tour is interaction guaranteed, environmentally conscious, educational and a whole lot of fun for the whole family!
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 31, 2015 NEW

This is one of the best days (it's a long day) you will ever experience and went beyond any expectations I had. The staff are incredibly friendly and helpful and the food was great and there was plenty of it. Then there are the sharks.....We saw 9 on the day. Being in the cage with Great White sharks swimming around... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 30, 2015 NEW

I would recommend this to everyone. The staff were amazing, the sharks were incredible. Just do yourself a favour and pack sea sickness tablets and sunscreen!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 30, 2015 NEW via mobile

from the time we got on calypso in the morning to the time we got off it was fantastic the crew were great and of course the great whites did not let us down they were unblevable.you must do it I'll do it again in a heart beat

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 29, 2015 NEW via mobile

I used to do a lot of snorkelling in the far west area around Fowlers Bay Area back in the early 80s, and snorkelling without a cage around you is an experience on its own when fronted by one of these creatures of the deep, but shark cage diving is one of the greatest experience I have ever had just... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2015 NEW

WOW! The most amazing experience I've had, and probably will ever have. I've waited to do the Shark Dive for a long time and I was not disappointed at all! Everything about the day trip was fantastic. The crew, the food and of course the Sharks brilliant. You will not be disappointed I can promise you that. What are you... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2015 NEW

Had a great day though pricey. Good food, included in the price, purchased a t-shirt & a dvd of the day. What a disappointment that was. One disc had about 10 minutes on it & the second dvd had 1/3 of the subjects upside down which made for hard viewing. They eventually reimbursed 1/2 the cost & offered to replace... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2015 NEW

The guys were great. We did the Sea Lions, Shark and Tuna. Knowledgeable, friendly and lots of fun. Conditions weren't the best for the seals but we were lucky enough to have a play. Sharks were awesome, and felt as safe as you could be. They were very conscious of safety. Would thoroughly recommend

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2015

Pricey, but worth it. Staff are excellent good knowledge helpful and patient with novices. Port Lincoln small town. Have a fleece or jacket for the boat as it does get cold.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2015

Totally amazing day, did twilight trip a must do!! Crew are fantastic even met a star from Abalone Wars on discovery channel the legend David "Bucky" Buckland!!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2015 via mobile

It may seem a bit pricey but it's totally worth it, it's not an everyday thing to see great white sharks so up close, eh? One of the most exciting activity U could do in the world!!

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