A pod of dolphins were seen gliding through the blue waters of Bronte Beach in Sydney, much to the delight of swimmers and surfers alike.
In a video posted by the Bronte Surf Life Saving Club, dozens of dolphins are seen swimming between Bronte and Tamarama beaches. When posting the video, the club joked that the dolphins were enjoying a “good lunchtime swim”.
Many commented on the video saying it was a “party” and it was beautiful. However, this is not the first time that locals have spotted such a huge pod of dolphins in the area amid the lockdown.
Not everyone is locked out in Sydney, Australia. Here are some dolphins surfing and surfing off Bronte Beach, just around the Bondi Beach coast. pic.twitter.com/wopIM5PSBl
– Dorset Rebel (@DorsetRebel) August 5, 2021
While many took to social media to express their surprise, it was not an unusual sight as Bondi and Bronte beaches are renowned as prime spots for dolphin and whale watching, especially between June and August of each year.
According to the Australian Government’s Environment Department, “Commercial whale and dolphin watching operators form an important nature-based industry that attracts large numbers of tourists to coastal towns.