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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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All reviews bucket list great whites great white sharks shark cage diving neptune islands amazing experience once in a lifetime sea sickness rough seas these amazing creatures combo tour plenty of food staff were amazing food was great these guys face to face friendly crew
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Reviewed 2 days ago

I have always loved being out on the ocean so I booked the combo tour with Calypso to first swim with the Sea Lions and then cage dive with the Great White shark and wow I was not disappointed. A shuttle bus picked me up...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Philippa W
CalypsoStarCharters, Manager at Calypso Star Charters, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Hi Phillipa, Thank you so much for this wonderful and detailed review! It is so great to read how you enjoyed yourself so much the first time you came back again two more times all within 2 weeks! We really appreciate all of your kind...More

Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Even though personally I got very seasick on this voyage, getting in the cage an seeing 3 sharks as well as seals and dolphins on the way was an absolutely incredible experience. Staff were fantastic throughout the voyage. All photos attached were taken by my...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Maddie D
CalypsoStarCharters, Manager at Calypso Star Charters, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Hello Maddie, We are so pleased to hear even though you were very unwell on the day you still enjoyed your day onboard with us! Thank you so much for this great review and compliments regarding our crew. Seeing 3 sharks is an amazing day...More

Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Had a great experience cafe diving with calypso! The food they offered was fabulous and plentiful. The crew was informative and safe. The office answered all my questions promptly and even when I gave them constructive criticism at the end the company was very interested...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank jennifersatt
CalypsoStarCharters, Manager at Calypso Star Charters, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Hello, Thank you so much for this great review and highly recommending others to come on board with us! We really appreciate your feedback and glad you enjoyed both your days with us. Safe travels and we hope to see you again one day!

Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

My boyfriend and I are backpacking from Canada and knew we wanted to dive with the great whites. We heard great things about Calypso and decided to book with them. What an incredible day! First of all, the staff made the experience what it was....More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank AlexandraKennedy
CalypsoStarCharters, Manager at Calypso Star Charters, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Hello Alex, Wow thank you so much for this amazing review. Reading feedback like this is very humbling to know how much our guests have enjoyed their time with us. Great White Sharks are amazing animals and to see them in their natural environment is...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

By far the highlight of my trip to SA. Andrew was hilarious but knowledgeable and both Mike and he worked well with the whole group. We had some amazing close encounters with these giants or the sea. Definitely not for the faint hearted. I am...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank EkantV
CalypsoStarCharters, Manager at Calypso Star Charters, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hello, Thanks for your wonderful review so glad you enjoyed your trip with us! Sharks are wonderful animals and seeing them in their natural environment is amazing! Well done on taking sea sickness medication we always also strongly recommend to do so, the last thing...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I was the oldest on this tour, so close to 80 it doesn’t matter. I’m not sure if it was because of this the staff couldn’t do enough for me. They were ever so helpful and attentive. I was emailed prior to my trip to...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Townsville1941
CalypsoStarCharters, 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! Well done for ticking shark cage diving off your bucket list! We appreciate your kind words regarding our honesty about shark sightings. We are very proud of our transparency being...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great day trip, though i was very lucky it was amazingly calm all day. The food and service is excellent. the shark diving is as expected, AMAZING ! i saw 2 different great white sharks and had 1 hour in the cage. There was a...More

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Date of experience: May 2018
Thank MarcusLeeds68
CalypsoManagement, Manager at Calypso Star Charters, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hello, We love hearing how much our guests have enjoyed their trip with us! Seeing 2 sharks whilst in the cage is amazing, we too love seeing them as often as we do! Thank you so much for writing us this wonderful review and your...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We travelled with my son and a mate to shark dive out of Port Lincoln. Unfortunately we didn’t get to se any sharks on our charter, but the staff and boat certainly made up for that. There professionalism and transparency were exceptional and we will...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank tugunjenkins
CalypsoManagement, Manager at Calypso Star Charters, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hello, Sorry that no sharks were seen on your trip but we are so pleased you still had a good day with us. Thank you for your kind words about our professionalism and transparency, we take a lot of pride in being honest with our...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Experienced this trip on 17 October 2018. Well managed and co-ordinated trip with lots of support from the organisers at every stage. We had Dan as skipper who briefed us in detail before we could set sail. For most of us land blubbers the scenery...More

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Date of experience: October 2018
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CalypsoManagement, Manager at Calypso Star Charters, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hello, Thanks for taking the time to write us this review, it is great knowing you had a good day seeing not only sharks but other wildlife from our area! We too strongly recommend taking sea sickness medication before boarding our vessels. This is promoted...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We had such an amazing experience, it was my birthday and everyone was so attentive, I throughly enjoyed my experience, the food and drink was contstantly flowing and was really nice, we saw two great white sharks and spent along time in the cage, we...More

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Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Jayde N
CalypsoManagement, Manager at Calypso Star Charters, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hello Jayde, What a way to spend your birthday! Seeing 2 sharks is a great day. We really appreciate your feedback regarding the food on the day, good to know you did not go hungry! Thank you for this review and it is always pleasing...More

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Ira K
24 October 2018|
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Response from CalypsoStarCharters | Property representative |
Hello Ira, No sorry we do not have a trip on this day as Tuesday's and Friday's are our non activity days as per our licence conditions. Unfortunately no cruise ship visitors are able to do a shark dive with us. Our trips... More
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Kara B
19 January 2018|
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Response from CalypsoStarCharters | 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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