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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 16 Attractions in Port Lincoln
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Water sports, Adventure
Owner description: Calypso Star Charters provides the ultimate one day adventure activity, cage diving with the Great...
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Type: Water sports, Adventure
Hours:
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 December 18, 2014 NEW via mobile

Just a quick one. Absolutely brilliant day, loved every minute from the staff, the food, the boat and of course the magnificent great white sharks. We seen 5 different great whites, and all had a good 40 to 50 mins in the water with them. Travelled all the way from Melbourne for this trip and would do it again in... More 

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Boise, Idaho
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 17, 2014 NEW

This was one of the best experiences of my life!. While not without issues, ( I had trouble adapting to the method of breathing), I would recommend it to anyone. The crew did an excellent job of entertaining us, the boat was well kept and the trip out and back was pleasant. The interaction underwater with the Great Whites was... More 

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Adelaide, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2014 NEW

Me an my fiancé experienced the Shark Dive on the 29 Nov 2014 and saw a total of 6 sharks, we were thoroughly impressed with the professionalism of the crew that day and truly thankful for all the support they gave me as I used this event to propose to my fiancé. The recorded footage available for purchase was well... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2014 NEW via mobile

I attempted to do this on 23rd November,didn't totally succeed, but it didn't take away from me the total experience, to see white sharks in the wild is something to behold, it left me feeling totally emotional about the whole. To fellow Trip Advisor followers if you're ever in the Port Lincoln area do not miss the opportunity to do... More 

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Adelaide, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2014 NEW

As someone with no diving experience I was probably more nervous about getting in the water and dealing with the breathing equipment than I was about the sharks! I need not have worried. The captain and crew, once on-board, give you a very clear run down of how the whole day and the actual dive will run and you're also... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2014 NEW

My friend and I had a great time swimming with the sharks with Calypso Star Charters. The staff was amazing, very patient, knowledgable and fun. The food was good too. If you want an amazing once in a lifetime experience diving with great whites, I highly suggest doing it with this tour.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2014 NEW

Thoroughly recommended for all. Very awe-inspiring experience. Encourage the liberal and pre-prepared use of travel sickness medication, but, well worth it. And stay at the Port Lincoln YHA while you are there! Not what springs to mind.

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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2014 NEW

Great operation, crew were great, we saw 5 great whites two were over 4m - amazing creatures. Lots of interesting information about the sharks from the crew also. Plenty of opportunities to photograph/film the sharks above & below the surface.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2014 NEW

This company does the entire experience right. Great amounts of stress on safety, background information and makes sure you are hydrated and fed throughout the excursion. Not to mention, they were able to get some sharks around the cage the entire afternoon (with the help of Mother nature). You will have a tremendous experience. The crew are extremely friendly and... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2014 NEW

One of my greatest experiences being so close to these amazing animals! All round perfect day, 5 great whites (that hung around for us all day), perfect weather, great staff & company. I'll be doing it again for sure

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