White Shark Tour Licence - South Australia


You will need this licence if you intend to operate a business that provides white shark tours in the Neptune Islands Conservation Park and the area known as the Neptune Islands Group (Ron and Valerie Taylor) Marine Park.

This licence will authorise you to:

  • conduct white shark tours from vessels using purpose built cages for both surface and sea-floor cage dives
  • use specific methods to attract white sharks, such as fish based attractant and underwater sound projection.

A maximum of three licences to conduct white shark tours may be in force at any one time. All licences have been allocated and no new licences are currently available.

Service type


A licence defines the need to obtain recognition / certification and registration to undertake a certain business activity.

Eligibility requirements

To be eligible for this licence you must:

  • hold public indemnity insurance specific to conduct white shark tours
  • have in place policies and procedures to ensure the safety of clients.


Up to 10 years


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Transfer process


A licence can be transferred with approval.

Administering agency

Department for Environment and Water

Contact details

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