‘The whole beach is gone!’ Huge 7.5metre deep sinkhole suddenly opens up in the sand at popular bay

A large chunk of a popular Queensland beach has sunk into the sea leaving people fearing for the worst.

It is the second time in three years a sinkhole has appeared at Inskip Point beach. In 2015 a car, caravan, a camper trailer and tents were swallowed by the sinkhole, ABC reported.

Double Island Point Fishing Charters operator Greg Pearce was heading out on a fishing charter on Monday morning when he noticed the part of the picturesque beach missing.

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A sinkhole has appeared at Inskip Point beach, about three years after one appeared near the same spot

A sinkhole has appeared at Inskip Point beach, about three years after one appeared near the same spot

A sinkhole has appeared at Inskip Point beach, about three years after one appeared near the same spot

The sinkhole looked about 7.5m deep, he told Daily Mail Australia.

‘Yesterday looked perfectly normal, people were sunbaking. This morning when I came out you could see there’d been a fair bit of erosion.’

‘The whole beach, where the day before was dry land, was gone.’ 

He posted the footage on Facebook, which sparked comments from people fearing that there might be more erosion to come.

‘There will be no beach left shortly,’ one person said.

‘Maybe not a good idea to go camping on the weekend?’ another person asked.

Geotechnical engineer Allison Golsby told the ABC in 2015 there were fears Inskip Point might one day disappear. 

Queensland Parks and Wildlife Service have been approached for comment.    

The once picture-perfect Queensland beach at Inskip Point has had a 7.5metre sinkhole swallow a large chunk of sand

The once picture-perfect Queensland beach at Inskip Point has had a 7.5metre sinkhole swallow a large chunk of sand

The once picture-perfect Queensland beach at Inskip Point has had a 7.5metre sinkhole swallow a large chunk of sand

A sinkhole has appeared at Inskip Point beach, about three years after one appeared near the same spot

A sinkhole has appeared at Inskip Point beach, about three years after one appeared near the same spot

A sinkhole has appeared at Inskip Point beach, about three years after one appeared near the same spot

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