Warning in place as huge croc seen at tourist hotspot

Tourists are being urged to take care at a popular beach spot after multiple sightings of a large crocodile were reported.

The huge reptile was seen in Shute Harbour, about 12km east of Airlie Beach in Queensland on Friday.

Multiple sightings of a large croc in the Airlie Beach region had already been reported on Monday.

Rangers from the Queensland Department of Environment and Science are scouring the waters near Airlie Beach to try to find if the crocodile is still in the area.

Camera IconThe huge croc seen swimming near Airlie Beach this week. DES Queensland Credit: Supplied

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