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KEEPING YOU SAFE

Balancing the needs of both people and white shark conservation by pro-actively reducing the interaction and conflict between recreational water users and sharks.
Spotting

Spotting

Spotting

Spotting

Continuous visual surveillance by trained observers to detect potentially dangerous sharks close to shore.

EXCLUSION NET

Exclusion Net

EXCLUSION NET

Exclusion Net

An environmentally friendly net forms a physical barrier to prevent sharks from entering the ‘exclusion zone’.

SHARK SAFETY ADVICE

Shark Safety Advice

SHARK SAFETY ADVICE

Shark Safety Advice

#BeSharkSmart and reduce your risk of encountering a shark.

SHARK SIGHTINGS

SHARK SIGHTINGS

SHARK SIGHTINGS

SHARK SIGHTINGS

Check the latest shark sightings and spotting conditions at your local beach.

FLAG SYSTEM

#BeSharkSmart and learn the Shark Spotters flag system.

Look for the flags when you get to the beach and ask the spotter about recent shark activity in the area.

And remember, NO FLAG = NO SPOTTER ON DUTY


Shark Spotters is an advisory service and is not responsible for a person’s safety. Use of the ocean is strictly at your own risk.

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SPOTTING CONDITIONS ARE
GOOD

 

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HIGH 
SHARK ALERT!

 

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SPOTTING CONDITIONS ARE
POOR

 

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A SHARK HAS BEEN SPOTTED, SIREN WILL SOUND
LEAVE THE WATER IMMEDIATELY!

Shark Spotters continue to operate under the current Coronavirus lockdown conditions.


Please wear a mask, sanitise your hands and maintain a social distance when visiting Shark Spotters locations.
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