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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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All reviews bucket list great whites great white sharks neptune islands shark cage diving once in a lifetime amazing experience sea sickness rough seas plenty of food these amazing creatures face to face staff were amazing food was great friendly crew these guys big sharks
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Reviewed 5 days ago

the staff were excellent even thought here were no sharks they helped out trying to make every one feel welcome and get them involved with the days events

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Great tour, didn't see any sharks but was still a great experience going down in the cage with my dad. The seal dive was great and both me and my dad had a great time. The staff were all really friendly and helpful.

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Reviewed 1 week ago

The trip was absolutely amazing seeing three great white sharks and then going to another island to swim with sea lions! The crew were so helpful and went above and beyond to make sure you were having a good time! Make sure you listen to...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Very Experienced, Capable & Friendly people (Office & the Boat Crew). Would highly recommend. We will be returning.

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

Hello, Thank you for your kind words regarding our staff and highly recommending us to other travellers we really appreciate it. We look forward to seeing you back on board again one day!

Reviewed 1 week ago

Was exciting to see a great white shark, but it is a lot of money and time for a slim chance of possibly seeing a great white.More

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

Hello, We are glad you saw a shark on our tour and it is great to hear you had an exciting day on board. Sharks can never be guaranteed on any charter but we are very proud of our honestly and transparency when it comes...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

Fantastic trip. Great crew. Well worth it. Would recommend it to everyone. Hopefuuly return and do it again.

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

Hello Thank you for your review of our Swim with the Sealions tour, we are so pleased you had a fantastic day with us! Look forward to seeing you again next time!

Reviewed 1 week ago

My dream has been to shark cage dive with great whites and Calypso Star Charters made it come true! The staff was friendly, well educated, and made the whole day run smoothly. Seeing a great white shark was a once in a lifetime opportunity! We...More

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

Hello, Thank you so much for taking the time to write a review of our popular Combo Tour. We love hearing from our guests how they have had their dreams fulfilled! We really appreciate your kind words plus recommending us to others and hope to...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

I loved this trip. Great service, great crew, great food and above all Great White sharks. My only negative was that I was quite seasick. I had never had seasickness before and was a bit cocky that I would be OK. Perhaps a warning that...More

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

Hello, So sorry to hear you were unwell on our charter. We do strongly suggest in all our reminder emails leading up to the tour for all guests to be prepared and take sea sickness medications prior to boarding. Sorry if you missed this information...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

The team at Calypso are brilliant! Really friendly, knowledgeable and supportive!The food provided was excellent as was the organisation of people going in and out of the cage to see the shark! Brilliant day out and such a buzz to get to see a shark!#bucketlist...More

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

Hello Nicola, We love hearing how much our guests have enjoyed their day with us and have ticked shark cage diving off their bucket list. Thank you for choosing to come on board with us! Thanks for this great review we really appreciate you taking...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great trip even though we missed out on seeing any sharks we still had a wonderful time. The ship is very clean and safe, the crew were very friendly and there was plenty of food. Make sure you take your sea sick tablets.More

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

Hello, Thank you so much for this wonderful review. We are pleased to know you had a great trip with us despite the sharks not stopping by to say hello. We hope to see you again one day and be able to introduce you to...More

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Ira K
24 October 2018|
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Response from CalypsoManagement | 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 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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