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Calypso Star Charters

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3/10 South Quay Boulevard, Port Lincoln, South Australia 5606, Australia
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Bucket List Experience

I booked the full day Shark Diving for my husband's 30th as a surprise! It was such an amazing... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Larissa M
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Enjoyed every minutes of it the staff were fantastic. Seeing the sharks was absolutely amazing... read more

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Reviewed 2 days ago
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“bucket list”(156 reviews)
“great whites”(254 reviews)
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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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"bucket list"
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"great whites"
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"great white sharks"
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"shark cage diving"
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"neptune islands"
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"once in a lifetime"
in 64 reviews
"amazing experience"
in 76 reviews
"sea sickness"
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"rough seas"
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"plenty of food"
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"food was great"
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"these magnificent creatures"
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"friendly crew"
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"face to face"
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"great boat"
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"these guys"
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"staff were amazing"
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

I booked the full day Shark Diving for my husband's 30th as a surprise! It was such an amazing experience. From the moment you book, the staff are really friendly & assist in arranging transport (it's an early start & you don't want to miss...More

Thank Larissa M
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Enjoyed every minutes of it the staff were fantastic. Seeing the sharks was absolutely amazing :) thank you

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Reviewed 3 days ago

My wife and I did the shark cage dive with Calypso Star and although I havent any other operators to compare them with I can say we had a great day. The crew were professional and still friendly and couldnt do enough for the guests....More

Thank bnorbury
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CalypsoManagement, Manager at Calypso Star Charters, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Hello, Thank you for taking the time to write us a review we are pleased to know you had an awesome experience on board with us. We really appreciate you recommending us to others and thanks for choosing to come on board with us.

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Reviewed 3 days ago

Excellent trip! Outstanding crew! Great operator! If diving with Great White Sharks is on your Bucket List, this is a can't miss trip!

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CalypsoManagement, Manager at Calypso Star Charters, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Hello, Thank you so much! We love hearing how much our guests have enjoyed their trip on board with us! Safe travels and we hope to see you again one day.

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Reviewed 6 days ago

Great boat trip out to Neptune Islands. The skipper Andrew and crew were very knowledgeable, friendly and helpful. A great way to see these unique sea animals in the wild in a safe environment!More

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Thank Jov51
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CalypsoManagement, Manager at Calypso Star Charters, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Hello, So happy you enjoyed your experience with us. We are very lucky to see the Great White Sharks plus other wildlife as often as we do. We strive to operate in the safest manner not only for our guests but also towards the animals...More

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Reviewed 6 days ago

Cage diving with great whites has always been on my bucket list and I was so happy the way the day turned out. The weather was great. Saw 6 different sharks and Calypso Charters provided a great day. Wonderful boat skipper and crew. Very professional,...More

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Reviewed 6 days ago

Well organised, efficient, i cant reccomend them enough. Fro the moment we booked to the time the skipper bought us a bottle of wine in the local restaurant, this company didnt miss a beat.

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Thank Ruskin M
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CalypsoManagement, Manager at Calypso Star Charters, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Hello, Thank you so much for this wonderful review, we really appreciate your kind words. Hope to see you back again one day and thank you for also recommending us to other travellers.

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Reviewed 6 days ago

This was an amazing trip would recommend it to all the staff were amazing the food was great and the cage dive was sensational a truely amazing animal to see up close with experienced people

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CalypsoManagement, Manager at Calypso Star Charters, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Hello, They are amazing animals to see up close and in their natural environment, we also love seeing them as often as we do. We really appreciate you highly recommending us to others so thank you.

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Reviewed 6 days ago

Calypso Star Charters are simply amazing. They take care of everything & you are looked after right from booking by their helpful staff. My transfer to the Marina was friendly & punctual then their great crew welcomed all on board for a fantastic trip -...More

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CalypsoManagement, Manager at Calypso Star Charters, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Hello, Wow thank you so much for taking the time to write us this great and detailed review, we are pleased to know you were happy with the whole process from the booking through to the end of the day. Thank you very much for...More

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Reviewed 6 days ago

Suspect burley and baits the only way to get a close look at whites and tthus appreciate how primordial and powerful yet intelligent and graceful they are . Oddly, a very peaceful experience, and calypso were very respectful and professional. Seemed to understand how privileged...More

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Thank peterlgreen2018
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CalypsoManagement, Manager at Calypso Star Charters, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Hello Peter, We are very privileged to be the only one day operator to have a licence to use natural fish berley to attract the sharks to the vessel on the day. This natural and sustainable method does bring the highest chance of successful shark...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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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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