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Calypso Star Charters - Shark Cage Diving

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Address: 3/10 South Quay Boulevard, Port Lincoln, South Australia 5606, Australia
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+61 8 8682 3939
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Mon - Fri 09:00 - 17:30
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Calypso Star Charters provides the ultimate one day adventure activity,...

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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Excellent day, great staff who are very knowledgeable. Plenty to eat or nibble on all though the day. Thoughly recommend.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Fabulous trip out to swim / snorkel with the sea lions. I was very impressed with how well we were looked after. Heading out we had an early light lunch and provided with wet suits, booties and snorkels. Whilst out in the water, a small rib stays with the group and directs if we stray slightly too far out. There... More 

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victoria
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Excellent day, great staff who are very knowledgeable. Plenty to eat or nibble on all though the day. Thoughly recommend.

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Gold Coast, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Great day, great boat, great crew and great whites! Ticked all my boxes and will do it again for sure!!!

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CalypsoManagement, Manager at Calypso Star Charters - Shark Cage Diving, responded to this review

Hello Matt, Glad to read you had an awesome experience with us! Look forward to seeing you back on board one day! More 

Adelaide, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Amazing day, lucky to be visited by 3.5m male. Staff great, plenty of food. Couldn't fault anything. Then the bar opens for the trip home as soon as you can hear the anchor coming up. Highly recommended, I will be doing it again

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CalypsoManagement, Manager at Calypso Star Charters - Shark Cage Diving, responded to this review

Hi Gavin, Thank you for taking the time to write us this great review! We are pleased to know you had an amazing day on our Advanced Eco Certified tour. We look forward to seeing you on board again one day! More 

Adelaide, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Such an amazing experience! Get it off your bucket list and go swimming with the great whites now! I had the best day with Calypso!

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CalypsoManagement, Manager at Calypso Star Charters - Shark Cage Diving, responded to this review

Hello, Congratulations for ticking swimming with Great White Sharks off your bucket list, and thank you for choosing to come on board with us. Pleased to know you had a great day with us and thank you for the feedback! More 

Adelaide
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Honestly one of the best days of my life! We were lucky to see a magnificent great white! The food was amazing and the crew are first class. Loved every minute and will be back!

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CalypsoManagement, Manager at Calypso Star Charters - Shark Cage Diving, responded to this review

Hello Michaela, Thank you very much for your kind words regarding our tour and the crew we really appreciate it. Sharks are amazing animals and we are very lucky to see them as often as we do. Great to hear it was one of the best days of your life! See you again one day! More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Not much luck but very professional outfit - enjoyed the experience and appreciated the expertise of the crew

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CalypsoManagement, Manager at Calypso Star Charters - Shark Cage Diving, responded to this review

Hello Karen, Thank you for your review, we appreciate your kind words. It is disappointing for the guests and crew when sharks are not sighted but we are pleased to know you still had a good day with us. Dealing with nature we can never guarantee sightings but we do have the highest success rate amongst the one day operators... More 

Casablanca, Morocco
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 72 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

You arrive at the docks at 0630 and have a safety briefing prior to pulling out at 0700. The crews are helpful and pleasant. While in the cage there are hundreds of fish in the area and then BAM the Great White rolls in. Had three show up. One of the big males had fresh damage showing on his head... More 

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CalypsoManagement, Manager at Calypso Star Charters - Shark Cage Diving, responded to this review

Hello, Thank you for taking the time to write us this great review, we are pleased to know you had a great time on board with us! Great White Sharks are amazing animals to see in their natural environment. What makes them even more spectacular to see is how something that size can appear with no sound at all! It... More 

Bexhill
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We booked this almost a year ago, and our dates were fixed due to travel constraints so couldn't change days and unfortunately we were booked on at the end of a 27 day block of 'no sightings'. Our hopes weren't raised when the crew member declared he hadn't seen a great white shark in February for 4 years! We didn't... More 

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CALYPSOSTARCHARTER, General Manager at Calypso Star Charters - Shark Cage Diving, responded to this review

Hi 229ian, Thanks for taking the time to provide a review. We do our very best to honestly portray the likelihood of shark sightings at various times of the year with a full calendar of sightings since 2011 displayed on our website and daily updates across our social media platforms. Certainly over the last 3 years, February has had poor... More 

Perth
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Very unique experience but I thought at least one member of the team was going to go in the cage with us to help us take good photos and selfies. Was quite different doing it myself being under the water and the cage rocking with the currents.

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CalypsoManagement, Manager at Calypso Star Charters - Shark Cage Diving, responded to this review

Hello Christian, Thank you for your review and we are pleased to know you had an exciting and special day on our tour. We appreciate your feedback regarding a crew member in the cage to take photos. We do not promote in any of our marketing materials that a crew member would be inside the cage during the dive taking... More 

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