Shark Sighted Near Park Beach

Get the latest at

Shark Sighted Near Park Beach

The new year has welcomed it's first shark sighting on the Coffs Coast.

Aerial Patrols sighted theĀ 2.2 metre Great White shark around 9:20am this morning near Park Beach.

Meanwhile, twitter user James Pilkington (@the_tropicalist) uploaded this video of a shark this morning while diving near Coffs Harbour.

Grey nurse #shark coming by to say hi and farewell to 2016 #diving #coffsharbour

A video posted by James Pilkington (@the_tropicalist) on

Hundreds of holiday makers are expected to make their way to our beaches today after New Years festivities overnight.

Swimmers are reminded to only swim on patrolled beaches, between the flags.