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Diving, Spearfishing & Kayak Fishing

The Shark Shield FREEDOM7 is the world’s only scientifically proven and independently tested electrical shark deterrent, providing peace of mind to enjoy your free-diving, spearfishing, scuba diving or kayak fishing.

$649USD SKU GU1000B

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The Freedom of the Ocean

Those who truly love an ocean adventure, respect it for all its beauty and everything it has to offer, both above and below the surface. Shark Shield is the worlds only scientifically proven and independently tested electrical shark deterrent, proven to turn sharks away. With over twenty years of world-class research and independent testing, including the KwaZulu-Natal Shark Board in South Africa, the FREEDOM7 is scientifically proven to reduce the risk of an unwanted shark encounter. It is no wonder it has become the safety device chosen by professional divers in the US and Australian Navies and has become mandated equipment in the Australian Professional Abalone Diving Industry.


The world’s only scientifically proven and independently tested electrical shark deterrent

Mandated safety equipment in industries such as Abalone Diving, used by the US & Australian Navies

Comfortable, lightweight with an easy to wear neropene velcro pouch

Lithium rechargeable battery, over 300 charge cycles

Longlife battery, lasts up to 6 hours

Depth rated to 50 meters (164 feet)

30 Day Money Back Guarantee - if your don't feel more confident in the water with Shark Shield

When you purchase a Shark Shield product, you have the peace of mind in knowing that your product is covered by Shark Shield’s Standard Warranty. All Shark Shield electronic products have a 1 year warranty (excludes accessories like Tail Pad / Decal Antennas which have a 3 month warranty). The Shark Shield Standard Warranty is provided by:

Shark Shield Pty Ltd (ABN 87 099 782 091)
Building 7, 1 Winton Road
Joondalup, 6027 Western Australia.
+61 8 9300 0043


1.1 The benefits given to you in Shark Shield’s Standard Warranty are in addition to other rights and remedies you have under law in relation to the products to which Shark Shield’s Standard Warranty relates. Shark Shield products come with guarantees that cannot be excluded under the Australian Consumer Law. You are entitled to a replacement or refund for a major failure and for compensation for any other reasonably foreseeable loss or damage. You are also entitled to have the products repaired or replaced if the products fail to be of acceptable quality and the failure does not amount to a major failure.

1.2 Subject to section 1.1 and the terms below, as your Standard Warranty Shark Shield agrees to repair or replace at Shark Shield’s cost the Shark Shield product, and any Shark Shield accessory supplied with the product, purchased by you in Australia or New Zealand from a Shark Shield Authorised Dealer when the product does not perform in accordance with the manufacturer’s specifications during the Warranty Term specified for the product below, commencing from the date of purchase.

1.3 To make a claim under the Standard Warranty you will need to:

(a). Contact the Shark Shield to register your claim and provide the details to enable Shark Shield to assess the claim. Or visit the Shark Shield support section located on the internet, contact details listed below.

(b).Provide or make the product available to Shark Shield or a Shark Shield Authorised Service Centre as set out in the below or as otherwise agreed with Shark Shield. If you are required to return the product to a Shark Shield Authorised Service Centre, Shark Shield will provide details of the centre to you.

(c). Please note, you will need to submit proof of purchase (e.g. bill of sale, invoice or purchase receipt) with your claim.

1.4 Products presented for repair may be replaced by refurbished products of the same type rather than being repaired. Refurbished parts may be used to repair the products. Replacement of the product or a part does not extend or restart the Warranty Term.

1.5 The product will be at the owner’s risk whilst in transit to and from the Shark Shield Authorised Service Centre, unless transported by Shark Shield or its Authorised representatives.

1.6 Shark Shield and its Authorised Service Centres may seek reimbursement of any costs incurred by them when the product is found to be in good working order.


2.0 To the full extent permitted by law, but subject always to 1.1, the Standard Warranty will not apply:

2.1 If the product has not been installed, operated, maintained or used in accordance with the manufacturer’s instructions or specifications provided with the product.

2.2 Shark Shield disclaims liability for range, coverage, or operation of the Product and ancillary equipment as a whole under this warranty. Shark Shield reserves the right to make changes or improvements in Products, during subsequent production, without incurring the obligation to install such changes or improvements on previously manufactured Products.

2.3 If the factory-applied serial number has been altered or removed from the product.

2.4 To damage, malfunction or failure resulting from alterations, accident, misuse, abuse, fire, liquid spillage, mis-adjustment of customer controls, use on an incorrect voltage, power surges and dips, thunderstorm activity, acts of God, voltage supply problems, tampering or unauthorised repairs by any persons, use of defective or incompatible accessories, the operation of a computer virus of any kind, exposure to abnormally corrosive conditions or entry by any insect, vermin or foreign object in the product.

2.5 To damage arising during transportation, installation or while moving the product, or to any transportation costs of the product or any parts thereof to and from the owner, unless otherwise specified in these warranty terms.

2.6 To any third-party software or hardware not contained in the product as originally configured by the manufacturer.

2.7 To any failure, to the extent that the failure is not a failure of the product to perform in accordance with its specifications.

2.8 To service of any product whilst it is outside Australia and New Zealand.

2.9 To any wear and tear including to antenna assembly if the product is used in commercial, industrial, educational or rental applications.

3.0 To the full extent permitted by law but subject always to section 1.1:

3.1 Shark Shield will not be liable for any loss, damage or alterations to (1) third party hardware or software; or (2) programs, data or information stored on any media or any part of the product, no matter how occurring; or for any loss or damage arising from loss of use, loss of profits or revenue, or for any resulting indirect or consequential loss or damage.

All Shark Shield electronic products have a 1 year warranty (excludes accessories such as Tail Pads / Decal Antenna which have a three month warranty). For service, return your product to Shark Shield or your local Retailer Service Centre.

Battery pack life Nominal 300 charges

Storage Temperature Between 0C – 60C (32F – 140F)

Operating Temperature Between 12C – 40C (53.6F – 104F) Lower temperatures will reduce the operating time

Dimensions of Main Unit (without Antenna) 80mm L x 140mm W x 35mm H (3.15” x 5.51” x 1.5”)

Maximum Operating Depth 50 meters (164 feet)

Weight (unit only) 335 grams (11.8 oz)

Dry Weight (Complete) 950 grams (2.09lb)

Unit Operating Time 5-6 hours (temperature dependent)

In water weight (Complete) 69 grams (2.4oz)

Protective Field Strength > 1v/m @ 1m from centre of electrodes

3 reasons why Shark Shield is freedom


The Power of One

You’re out alone. Floating on the waves or diving beneath the surface. It’s just you and the elements. There’s no time to fear what’s out there swimming with you. With FREEDOM7 you know you’re safe from sharks. You have the power to dive or fish in peace.

  • Some of the world’s leading oceanographic scientists have worked on developing the Shark Shield range.
  • The Shield has become the safety device chosen by professional divers in the US and Australian Navies and has become mandated equipment in the Australian Professional Abalone Diving Industry.
  • The unique pulsing current emitted by the FREEDOM7 does not replicate that of fish and therefore will therefore not attract sharks to the area.

On The Edge

You’re a thrill seeker. You choose the ocean for your adventures because you want to see more, experience more and catch more than you ever thought possible. The Shark Shield will enable you to go to the edge. Both within yourself and out there in the deep blue without fear of the powerful rulers of the deep.

  • The rechargeable lithium ion battery pack provides up to seven hours of usage. That’s a full day out diving or paddling on only one charge!
  • Dive up to 50m (148 feet) with the Shield attached to your ankle, snorkel or scuba tank.
  • The Shark Shield is the world’s only scientifically proven and independently tested electronic shark deterrent system available on the market today, with over twenty years of world-class research.

Knowledge is Power

When you’re out there chasing shoals or paddling over swells you want all the knowledge you can get. Your safety depends on it. The more you know about the ocean playground you love, the better equipped you are. Empower yourself with the FREEDOM7.

  • Sharks have tiny gel filled sacs in their snouts called ‘Ampullae of Lorenzini’. The Shield creates an electrical field that causes these snout sensors to spasm uncomfortably.
  • The Shark Shield repels all predatory shark species. These include Great Whites, Tigers, Zambezi (Bull), Mako, Oceanic, Grey Nurse, Hammerhead sharks.
  • If you make contact with the antennae you might experience mild stimulation but you cannot be electrocuted. (See our FAQ’s for more info.)



Drawn by the call of the ocean; sharks or no sharks, we’re still going out there! Our solution is scientific, lightweight and powerful. With Shark Shield, we’ve replaced fear with awe.

Shark Shield has taken 20 years to evolve into what it is today: proven, reliable and non-evasive shark deterrent technology. Our two decades of tireless scientific research gives you the peace of mind to swim, surf, kayak and dive into the blue without fear.

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