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#SardineRun2024: South beaches closed due to shark activity

In preparation for the arrival of the greatest shoal on Earth, beaches on the South Coast are closed for bathing and other water-related activities.

AS of today, June 10, beaches in Amanzimtoti and surrounds are closed for swimming as a result of the Sardine Run.

Also read: Sardine Run 2024: Here’s what you need to know

Ward 97 councillor André Beetge said, “Note that all south beaches are closed for swimming. This is as a result of the Sardine Run that is presently being experienced and the associated shark activity around the shoal.”

Photo: Andre Beetge/ Facebook.

He added that the sardines were spotted at Scottburgh this morning.

According to the South Coast Herald, the Sardine Run officially started down the coast yesterday. Hundreds of crates were netted and were initially being sold for R1 000 per crate.


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