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One day Great White Shark Tour

One day Great White Shark Tour

Join our Advanced Eco Certified one day Shark Cage Diving Tour! A full days charter to Neptune Islands Marine Park and cage dive with Great White Sharks. Price includes $37 Visitor Use Fee.

Our 1-day Shark Cage Diving Charters are an AUSTRALIAN FIRST with Port Lincoln being the only place in Australia where you can cage dive with Great White Sharks.  Awarded the Best Adventure Tour & People's Choice for the Best Attraction at the 2018 South Australian Tourism Awards, more people choose to cage dive with us than any other operator in Australia!


Calypso Star Charters is honoured to be fully licensed by the South Australian Department of Environment. We are also privileged to be the only one day operator permitted by the Fisheries Department to use natural fish berley to attract the Great White Sharks to our boat at the Neptune Islands Marine Park. The use of berley gives us the highest chance of sighting sharks and productive interaction close to our vessel and cage, resulting in a memorable encounter and wonderful photographic opportunities both inside the cage and from the boat.

Along with our license to berley in Australian waters, we are proud to be Advanced Eco Certified, Carbon Neutral and a Climate Action Leader. 

Return transfers are provided at the cost of $10 per person at the following times:

6.05am - Navigators Motel/Adventure Backpackers, Bay 10, Pier, Tasman, Hilton and Boston Hotels

6.10am - Port Lincoln YHA and Port Lincoln Cabin Park

6.15am - Port Lincoln Tourist Park

If you are making your own way to the boat in the morning please ensure you arrive by 6.20am. 

Travel time to the Neptune Islands is approximately 3 hours, and we do travel through open ocean. We STRONGLY recommend you take travel sickness medication as a precaution, taking one the night before your charter and one again the morning of before arrival at the Marina. 

Morning tea, lunch, afternoon tea, cappuccino and filtered water included. Soft drinks and bottled water are available for purchase throughout the day. As a licensed vessel the bar opens on the way home with beer, cider, wine and champagne available for purchase.

We have often had Great Whites around the boat before dropping the anchor. Groups enter our new spacious cage up to 8 at a time leaving plenty of room for prime shark viewing! Once the sharks arrive each group will have the opportunity to experience cage diving face to face with the amazing Great White Shark. Please note that the cage diving time can vary and will depend on the shark activity and weather on the day.

View these marvellous creatures through the crystal clear water that surrounds the Neptune Islands. While you aren't in the water you don't miss out, the action from the very spacious upper and lower decks is fantastic. Keep your camera on hand for those prime photographic opportunities.

PLEASE NOTE: The Visitor Use Fee is payable by all guests entering the Ron and Valerie Taylor Marine Park (Neptune Islands) on a shark cage diving tour. This fee is used to cover the Government management, research and compliance costs associated with the industry.

 


  • Duration : 12 Hours (approx.)
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Shark & Sealion Combo

Shark & Sealion Combo

Want to experience both of our Advanced Eco Certified tours in the one day? You can on board our Shark & Sealion Combo! Swim with the Sealions on route cage dive with the Great Whites! Price includes $37 Visitor Use Fee

The ultimate one day adventure of the Shark & Sealion Combo!  It is now possible to both cage dive with Great White Sharks and Swim with the Sealions in the same day! Calypso Star Charters  were awarded the Best Adventure Tour & People's Choice for the Best Attraction at the 2018 South Australian Tourism Awards


Boarding at either 11.00am  or 6.30am on the MV Calypso Star, enjoy a cruise to Hopkins or Grindal Island with an island lunch stop along the way (on the 11.00am boarding tour). 

At Hopkins Island you will have 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.

In the afternoon we depart Hopkins Island and make our way to Neptune Island Marine Park, then it is time to cage dive with the magnificent Great White Shark! Your evening consists of cage diving, a dinner at sea, then cruise home enjoying the sunset and a drink after bar opens!


During some months this tour also boards at 6.30am.  On this trip the tour maybe run in reverse and breakfast is served instead of dinner.  Length of the tour is approximately 10-12 hours.

PLEASE NOTE: The Visitor Use Fee is payable by all guests entering the Ron and Valerie Taylor Marine Park (Neptune Islands) on a shark cage diving tour. This fee is used to cover the Government management, research and compliance costs associated with the industry.



  • Duration : 12 Hours (approx.)
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One day Great White Shark Tour - Twilight

One day Great White Shark Tour - Twilight

During December & January a Twilight shark cage diving tour is available. Boarding time 1.15pm & all diving is conducted during daylight hours and enjoy a twilight cruise home. Price includes $37 Visitor Use Fee.

Port Lincoln being the only place in Australia where you can cage dive with Great White Sharks.  Awarded the Best Adventure Tour & People's Choice for the Best Attraction at the 2018 South Australian Tourism Awards, more people choose to cage dive with us than any other operator in Australia!


Advanced Eco Certified Calypso Star Charters is proudly Carbon Neutral and a Climate Action Leader providing safe, exciting and sustainable shark cage diving tours.

Market leaders, Calypso Star Charters are privileged to be the only one-day Shark Cage Diving operator who is permitted to use natural fish berley to attract Great White Sharks.  This sustainable practice provides you with the best possible chance of a shark sighting and productive interaction close to the vessel and cage resulting in a memorable encounter and wonderful photographic opportunities.

Shark sightings since January 2011 are displayed on our website with daily updates on our social media, giving an honest representation of when it is the best time to come.

No diver experience is required, all food and equipment is supplied. Book yourself an adventure today!
  • This is a small group tour with a limit of 25 people onboard. Diving will be conducted in groups of up to 6 people at a time.
  • All diving will be conducted during daylight hours. with an estimated return time of 10-11pm. 
  • Accommodation transfers can be booked via the office prior to 5.30pm the day before the charter.
  • Those who have booked transfers will be picked up between 12.45 - 1.00pm.
  • If you are making your own way to the boat please ensure you arrive by 1.00pm.
  • Travel time to the Neptune Islands is approximately 2.5 hours, and we do travel through open ocean. We STRONGLY recommend you take travel sickness medication as a precaution, taking one the night before your charter and one again the morning of before arrival at the Marina.
  • Afternoon tea, dinner, cappuccino and filtered water included. Soft drinks and bottled water are available for purchase throughout the day. As a licensed vessel the bar opens on the way home with beer, wine and champagne available for purchase.

PLEASE NOTE: The Visitor Use Fee is payable by all guests entering the Ron and Valerie Taylor Marine Park (Neptune Islands) on a shark cage diving tour. This fee is used to cover the Government management, research and compliance costs associated with the industry.




  • Duration : 10 Hours (approx.)
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Sea Lions Tour

Sea Lions Tour

Join our Advanced Eco Certified tour for a fun filled visit to view the cute, playful & mesmerising Australian Sea Lions and view their amazing performance. It's adventure, education and a whole lot of fun!

Awarded the Best Adventure Tour & People's Choice for the Best Attraction at the 2018 South Australian Tourism Awards!

Advanced Eco Certified Calypso Star Charters is proudly Carbon Neutral and a Climate Action Leader providing safe, exciting and fun adventures!


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, Grindal, Blyth or Langton 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 environmentally conscious, educational and a whole lot of fun for the whole family!

  • Duration : 5 Hours (approx.)
From AUD $195.00

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