Footage has emerged of a shark swimming just metres from the shore of Byron Bay’s popular Main Beach on Boxing Day.
Troy Eady posted the vision to Facebook on Wednesday, where it has since gone viral with more than 20,000 views.
“Byron Main Beach Boxing Day patrol. It will be fine they said, there is no waves what could go wrong,” Mr Eady captioned the footage.
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In the vision, the shark can be seen taking a dip in the shallows as dozens of people swim nearby.
“He came up the inshore gutter into the flagged area,” Troy wrote.
“He was a reasonable size shovel nose not that scary.”