Dive The Big 5’s Shark Timetable

Shark Species / Location
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun July Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Blue Shark**
Simon's Town
Good
Good
Good
Good
Good
Average
Average
Poor
Poor
Average
Good
Good
Broadnose Seven-gill Cow Shark
Simon's Town
Good
Good
Good
Good
Good
Good
Good
Good
Good
Good
Good
Good
Bull / Zambezi Shark**
Aliwal
Good
Good
Good
Good
Good
Average
Poor
Poor
Poor
Average
Average
Good
Protea Banks
Good
Good
Good
Good
Good
Good
Good
Good
Good
Good
Good
Good
Dusky Sharks
Simon's Town
Poor
Poor
Poor
Poor
Poor
Poor
Poor
Poor
Poor
Poor
Poor
Poor
Great White Sharks*
Gansbaai
Average
Average
Average
Good
Good
Good
Good
Good
Good
Good
Average
Average
Simon's Town
Poor
Poor
Poor
Poor
Average
Average
Average
Average
Average
Average
Poor
Poor
"Raggies" /Sand Tiger Shark**
Protea Banks
Poor
Poor
Poor
Average
Average
Good
Good
Good
Average
Average
Average
Poor
Aliwal Shoal
Poor
Poor
Poor
Poor
Average
Good
Good
Good
Good
Good
Good
Average
Mako Shark**
Simon's Town
Good
Good
Good
Good
Good
Average
Average
Poor
Poor
Average
Good
Good
Oceanic Blacktip Shark
Protea / Aliwal
Good
Good
Good
Good
Good
Good
Good
Good
Good
Good
Good
Good
Scalloped Hammerhead Shark
Protea Banks
Good
Average
Poor
Poor
Poor
Poor
Poor
Poor
Average
Good
Good
Good
Tiger Shark**
Protea Banks
Poor
Poor
Average
Good
Good
Average
Average
Average
Poor
Poor
Poor
Poor
Aliwal Shoal
Good
Good
Good
Good
Good
Average
Average
Average
Average
Average
Good
Good
Whale Shark
Protea / Aliwal / Sodwana
Poor
Poor
Poor
Poor
Poor
Poor
Poor
Poor
Poor
Poor
Poor
Poor

Compiled by Dive The Big 5 in July 2018

Please note: The Sharks have not seen this “Timetable,” therfore they have no idea where they must be, and when!.
For more accurate and up to date forecasts please follow this link: www.mothernature.com

* Denotes cage diving
** Denotes “Baited” Shark Dives and / or “free” diving on Scuba – no cage.