Shark sighting alert

Lake Macquarie City Council’s shark sighting platform aims to inform the community of recent shark activity within lifeguard patrolled areas of Lake Macquarie.

Signage will be erected on site following any confirmed shark sighting within a lifeguard patrolled area, and remain in place the following day.

Shark Sighting Procedure

In the instance that a potential shark sighting occurs, Council lifeguards are required to follow our Shark Sighting Procedure.

This includes:

Recent shark sightings

Shark sightings will only be updated during Council's patrol season which runs from September/October school holidays until Anzac Day.

Date shark sighting reported Location Action Confirmed by lifeguards

Shark safety tips for swimmers and others planning to enjoy the water

Tips are courtesy of NSW Department Primary Industries

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Page last updated: 12 September 2018