Underwater filmmaker spots great white shark sightings in far northern NSW


Glamorous Instagrammer captures breathtaking footage of an massive great white shark swimming in the shallows in the vicinity of Byron Bay

  • Madison Stewart shared outstanding eyesight of excellent white shark in shallow waters
  • Filmed close to surfing spots between Ballina and Evans Head in significantly northern NSW
  • Shared vision to warn surfers of sharks following a dead carcass washed up nearby

An underwater filmmaker has shared remarkable eyesight of a good white shark swimming in the shallows near a well-known surfing spot.  

Madison Stewart spotted the large shark in between Ballina and Evans Head in far northern New South Wales on Tuesday early morning.

The predator was swimming in the direction to the place a 40 tonne lifeless shark carcass washed up onto Patchs Seashore at South Ballina very last Friday.

‘She was the most lovely matter I’ve at any time viewed. I followed her for ages, seeing her shift in precision pursuing oil coming from the lifeless whale,’ Ms Stewart captioned the footage on her Instagram web page.

There have been several shark sightings this week

Madison Stewart spotted this fantastic white shark between Ballina and Evans Head on Tuesday

It’s unclear irrespective of whether it was the same shark Ms Stewart filmed swimming in the area a day previously on Monday.

‘Filmed this splendor this morning,’ she posted on Instagram.

‘Let’s steer clear of Ballina/Evans heads surf breaks for a small while people. Dead whale has captivated some sharks.’

Ms Stewart has posted footage in latest days to alert surfers of the hazard and to remain safe and sound if they decide on to acquire the danger to enter the drinking water while sharks continue to be in the spot.

‘The seaside was empty but I warned the few people on my stroll again, together with one lone surfer. I informed him there are sharks about, to which he replied ‘when just isn’t there’, I ongoing to mention ‘well it’s distinctive due to the fact of the whale carcass…’ but he was by now going for walks absent,’ Ms Stewart wrote on Tuesday.

Madison Stewart (pictured) posted the footage to warn surfers sharks were in the area

Madison Stewart (pictured) posted the footage to alert surfers sharks were being in the place

It's unknown whether it's same shark Ms Stewart filmed in the area on Monday (pictured)

It truly is unfamiliar whether or not it is similar shark Ms Stewart filmed in the location on Monday (pictured)

‘In several methods, I respect the surfers who will go no make any difference what, but do they regard where by their options could direct? The trauma of the initial responders and families? 

‘Then to the culling and looking of the sharks? At what level do we make folks choose accountability for their steps?’ 

‘If you pick out to surf downstream of a whale carcass, should not the shark be relieved of the blame and consequences?’

‘These sharks will stay in the place owing to the smell. The vitality expelled by sharks to locate the whale will guide them to glimpse in other places.’

Ms Stewart has given that identified as for expertise, regard and data on hazardous marine existence to be taught and bundled in the school curriculum.

Madison Stewart (pictured) is opposed to shark nets and the culling of underwater predators

Madison Stewart (pictured) is opposed to shark nets and the culling of underwater predators

This week’s shark sightings ended up just 100 kilometres absent from where surfer Nick Slater, 46, was fatally mauled off a Gold Coast beach front final Tuesday. 

It was the first lethal shark attack since shark nets was launched on Gold Coast beach locations in the 1960s.

In the meantime, Ballina Shire Council has started ramping up shark drone patrols in lead up to an influx of vacationers anticipated over the September school holiday seasons and hotter months in advance.

The mayor claims his calls for even more funding from the condition federal government to protect surfers fell on deaf ears.

‘I you should not believe the nets will ever appear back right here,’ Ballina Shire mayor David Wright instructed The Australian this week.

‘They could possibly have deterred the sharks, but the bycatch was far much too great. Sharks are just one of the lots of dangers linked with the sea.’

The shark spotted on Tuesday (pictured) was heading towards a nearby beach in South Ballina where a dead shark carcass was washed up onto the shore last week

The shark noticed on Tuesday (pictured) was heading in the direction of a close by seaside in South Ballina exactly where a lifeless shark carcass was washed up onto the shore very last 7 days