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Calypso Star Charters

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Calypso Star Charters was awarded South Australia’s best Adventure Tourism business in 2017 offering two marine wildlife encounters. Established in 1990, we have a proud history of providing safe, exciting and sustainable Shark Cage Diving and...more
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3/10 South Quay Boulevard, Port Lincoln, South Australia 5606, Australia
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+61 8 8682 3939
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Reviewed 4 days ago

Absolutely amazing! Stunning experience, staff were great!We were lucky enough to have a great white greet us!

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CalypsoManagement, Manager at Calypso Star Charters, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Hello, Thank you very much for taking the time to write us a review, great to hear you had an amazing time! Hope to see you again one day!

Reviewed 1 week ago

Amazing experience. When the shark turns up it is pure excitement! Well organised and professional crew. Huge cage with great viewing in all directions.

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CalypsoManagement, Manager at Calypso Star Charters, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Hello Ben, Thank you so much for taking the time to write us a review. We are pleased to know you had an amazing experience with us! We hope to see you again one day.

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Amazing experience! Staff are so friendly and helpful. Not a bad thing to say about the whole experience!

Thank shan581
CalypsoManagement, Manager at Calypso Star Charters, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hello, Thank you so much for taking the time to write us this wonderful review, we are pleased you had an amazing experience with us! Hope to see you again one day!

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I went on the shark cage diving tour in early July and although sightings had been down this year we were lucky enough to see sharks (or maybe the same shark) multiple times throughout the day! Seeing the sharks so close was amazing. The staff...More

2  Thank nancyfearfield
CalypsoManagement, Manager at Calypso Star Charters, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hello, Thank you so much for taking the time to write us this wonderful review, we are so glad you had an amazing time. We really appreciate you recommending us to others and thank you for choosing to come on board with us! Safe travels.

Reviewed 17 August 2018 via mobile

I travelled half way round the world for this experience. It cost about £2,000 to do the trip (not including getting to Australia). This is because the only place that is allowed to chum for sharks is in a very remote area in South Australia....More

4  Thank Supertubes2Bells
CalypsoManagement, Owner at Calypso Star Charters, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hello, It is disappointing for us as a company to receive this review nearly 18 months after you have travelled and unfortunately for those who are reading this, they have been misinformed about the situation that took place back in March 2017. On the day...More

Reviewed 13 August 2018

Went in July, which if you bother to look at the data on their website you will find that June, July August is NOT shark season. However not seeing a shark was not the biggest issue. There was nothing else to do if the sharks...More

5  Thank terrymacnaughton001
CalypsoManagement, Owner at Calypso Star Charters, responded to this reviewResponded 16 August 2018

Hi Terrymacnaughton001, Thank you for taking the time to provide a review, your sentiment in this review is very different to that in the feedback form you kindly completed on board and the discussion we had over lunch whilst at sea. I am lucky enough...More

Reviewed 1 August 2018

What an awesome experience. The staff were absolutely fantastic they made sure everything was run smoothly. Could not recommend more highly!

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CalypsoManagement, Manager at Calypso Star Charters, responded to this reviewResponded 2 August 2018

Hello, Thank you so much for highly recommending us to others, we really appreciate it! We really enjoy hearing how much our guests have enjoyed their day so thank you for writing us this review.

Reviewed 27 July 2018

Absolutely fantastic. So glad I went. The crew does its best to enable seeing a shark, staying out as late as possible when necessary. They are all friendly, helpful, knowledgeable. Food on board was delicious. Gear and boat were comfortable and functional. Helps to go...More

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CalypsoManagement, Manager at Calypso Star Charters, responded to this reviewResponded 2 August 2018

Hello Sandra, Thank you so much for this wonderful review, we are pleased to hear you had a fantastic time. Hope to see you again one day!

Reviewed 20 July 2018

Amazing day with an awesome crew. Really comfortable boat especially the warm showers for after your swim. We had one shark visit on our trip and seeing him from the boat and in the water was awesome. Really well catered and just take the advice...More

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CalypsoManagement, Manager at Calypso Star Charters, responded to this reviewResponded 21 July 2018

Hello Jade, Thank you for this wonderful review, we are happy to read you had an amazing day and saw a shark. They are awesome animals and we love hearing how much how guest enjoy their experience. We hope to see you again one day!

Reviewed 15 July 2018 via mobile

Unfortunately no sharks were seen during our trip. However we still got in the cage (for as long as we wanted to) to see the other fish and we also saw dolphins on the way back. The crew were really nice and the food was...More

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CalypsoManagement, Manager at Calypso Star Charters, responded to this reviewResponded 21 July 2018

Hello, Thank you for your review, sorry the stars of the show did not arrive but we are still glad you had a great day on board with us. We hope to see you back on board again one day to try again. Safe travels

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Kara B
19 January 2018|
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Response from CalypsoManagement | Property representative |
Hello sorry for the delay in our reply we somehow missed this question! Adult Combo tickets are $640 per person to shark dive, $540 per person to spectate the shark dive, both these tickets allow you to swim with the... More
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Gim K
16 September 2017|
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Response from krmcmurtrie | Reviewed this property |
See if you can book at the Marina Hotel in Port Lincoln. It is right next to the wharf where the shark boat leaves from at 6:30am each morning. Excellent Hotel as well. Can't help with your other questions as we drove our... More
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M B
27 June 2017|
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Response from CalypsoManagement | Property representative |
Hello, thanks for your question. No sorry we can not offer a solo dive on the day as it would be impossible to be able to offer this to everyone and could be seen as unfair to other guests on the day. Our best suggestion... More
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