Are there sharks at Byron Bay?

October 3, 2019 Off By idswater

Are there sharks at Byron Bay?

A shark has been filmed just metres from surfers and the shore as it glides through the shallows in Byron Bay. The area between Byron Bay and Evans Head, particularly Ballina and Lennox Head, is known for hosting lots of big sharks.

Is Lennox Head Sharky?

The deadliest beach in the country over the past 30 years has been Lennox Head in northern NSW, where five people have died as a result of shark attacks. “The beaches around Byron Bay are the most prone to shark attacks, with 27 attacks in the past 30 years — three of which have been fatal,” Ms Hassan said.

Why are there so many sharks in Ballina?

Mr Meredith suggested the inflated shark numbers could be linked to a low tide and the seasonal mullet run, supported by the Richmond River which runs into the ocean at Ballina. In February of that year, Japanese surfer Tadashi Nakahara was attacked and killed by a shark while surfing at Shelley Beach in the area.

Why is Byron Bay so popular?

Byron Bay is famous for its unique ambience, which is a big part of the “Byron” feeling. Blend in the amazingly relaxed atmosphere, The Byron Bay locals as well as the many Pubs & Clubs in Byron Bay and bustling live music scene, it’s hard NOT to have a good time in Bryon Bay!

Is it worth going to Byron Bay?

While Byron Bay may be the most famous town in northern New South Wales, it’s not the only one worth visiting. The food in particular is worth the trip in itself and I highly recommend hunting down the Byron Bay Organic Doughnut truck as soon as you arrive as they sell out fast and are too good to be missed.

Is Byron Bay Expensive?

A vacation to Byron Bay for one week usually costs around AU$1,196 for one person. So, a trip to Byron Bay for two people costs around AU$2,391 for one week. A trip for two weeks for two people costs AU$4,783 in Byron Bay.

Are there sharks in Brunswick River?

The water has been pretty dark and murky lately but residents reckon “hundreds of bull sharks” have been frequenting Northern Rivers waterways and beaches. Staff from Brunswick Heads BP said sharks had been taking jewfish from unsuspecting fishermen casting lines off the breakwall.

Is Byron Bay overpriced?

Byron Bay is now the most expensive place in Australia to purchase a house, and locals who did not buy before the boom face the prospect of being forced out of the northern New South Wales tourist mecca.