Hey...it isn't Florida.



By Daniel Miller and Richard Shears
PUBLISHED:04:47 EST, 27 November 2012| UPDATED:08:02 EST, 27 November 2012


Tourists heading for world-famous Bondi Beach were left high and dry today after a rare natural phenomenon turned the water blood red.

Bondi was among several popular beaches in and around Sydney, Australia, which had to be closed after a huge algae bloom transformed the sea into something resembling a scene from a Jaws movie.

But despite the warnings a number of intrepid beachgoers were seen venturing into the water and swimming through the red surface, Ten News Sydneyreported.