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Calypso Star Charters


Calypso Star Charters

3/10 South Quay Boulevard
Port Lincoln, South Australia, 5606

Phone: (08) 8682 3939
Email: info@sharkcagediving.com.au
Website: http://www.sharkcagediving.com.au


Calypso Star Charters - Shark Cage Diving

Our 1-day Shark Cage Diving Charters are an AUSTRALIAN FIRST & only available in Port Lincoln. They are ideal for people with limited time or budget and best of all NO diver qualification is required!

Calypso Star 2 was acquired in 2010 and underwent an extensive refit over 12 months to transform her into the magnificent vessel she is today before being launched in 2011. She is the pride of our fleet and was custom fitted for our 1 day Shark Cage Diving Tours. The "Calypso Star" crew hail from diverse backgrounds, bringing a wealth of travel and commercial fishing experiences to our charters. We look forward to seeing you on board....

MV Calypso Star

• Length 19.95m, Beam 6.2m, Draught 1.85m, Weight 45 tonnes
• South Australian Survey 1C to 30 Nautical Miles
• All weather capable vessel with the latest navigation and communication system
• 4 Crew, Skipper, Engineer, Host and Deckhand
• Powered by CAT C32-1450Hp, 19Kva & 35Kva Gensets for electrical requirements

Other features include:

• Cruise speed of 16 Knots. (2.5 hrs to Neptune Islands)
• Fully enclosed, spacious saloon, lounge style seating.
• Reverse Cycle air-conditioning
• Full Galley, meals area and bar
• Covered main deck. Outdoor seating.
• Huge upper deck just perfect for shark spotting!
• 2 Fresh HOT water showers open onto main deck (3000 Litre per day fresh water system) plus 2 Full flush toilets
• Huge swim platform to carry our massive 8 person shark cage. Hiab Crane for cage retrieval
• Plenty of 240v power, don't forget your camera charger
• Complies with all EPA & Department of Environment waste water requirements.
 

We board the boat at 6.30am at the Marina Hotel, throw the rope off at 7am, and return approximately by 7pm. Enjoy the 2.5 hour journey to the Neptune Islands, often accompanied by pods of dolphins & even the odd whale in season aboard our 65 ’ very comfortable 'MV Calypso Star 2'.

The bait hits the water, then the action begins!!

We often have had Great Whites around the boat before hanging back on the anchor. Fingers crossed “ Big Mumma” may arrive; an18’ plus monster. Once the sharks arrive and depending on the action, each person will have the opportunity to experience approx 45-minute of cage viewing face to face with the amazing Great White Shark through crystal clear water in groups of 7 at a time in the cage. Magnificent hot lunch and cappuccino-icy cold soft drinks included and the bar opens on the way home. BYO is also welcome, cans preferable.

While every effort is made to attract the sharks to our boat, in nature there can be no guarantees! In the rare event of not seeing Great White Sharks a half price return ticket is offered to all on board. This ticket is valid for 12 months and is not transferrable.

ONE OF THE MOST SPECTACULAR ONE DAY ADVENTURES IN THE WORLD!

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For bookings, enquiries and  more information please visit our website (see link above).