Uruguay, with its stunning beaches, is a prime destination for tourists from around the globe. However, as with many coastal regions, there’s a growing interest in the topic of shark attacks. Our page provides the latest information on shark attacks in Uruguay, updated weekly. While such incidents are rare and shouldn’t deter visitors, it’s crucial to stay informed for safety. Understanding the interaction between humans and these sea giants can help ensure a harmonious coexistence and a safe, memorable vacation experience.
Recent Shark Attacks in Uruguay
|Date / Time||Country / Area||Activity||Name||Sex / Age||Injury||Species|
|01-23-2004||URUGUAY ,Rocha||Surfing||Marcos González Selayaran||M /21||Puncture wounds to dorsum of right foot||Possibily a 1.5 to 2 m sandtiger shark|
|10-20-1883||URUGUAY ,Maldonado coast||Fell overboard & rescuer||crew of the Galicia x 2||M||FATAL|
|URUGUAY ,Rocha||Swimming||Foot bitten|