It started as a small hole in the beach at Inskip Point on Saturday but the sand just kept collapsing, taking trees with it, and is now estimated to be as large as 200m across.
EVENTS like the Inskip “sinkhole” happen somewhere along the Inskip peninsula about once a year but there is no way of knowing when or where they will happen.
Skydive Ramblers Rainbow Beach has been quick to see the positives in the underwater landslide event, which has attracted interest around the world.
UPDATE: THE earth has officially stopped moving at Inskip Point, after Saturday night’s sinkhole drama.
IT started as a small hole on the beach at Inskip Pt but, as the sand kept collapsing, it soon grew to 30m diameter and showed no sign of stopping.
BEACH-GOERS had to be fast on their feet Sunday after the ground disappeared from under them at Inskip Point, near Rainbow Beach.