Surfers and swimmers in Australia are heading back to the ocean. Sydney's famed Bondi Beach reopened Tuesday, April 28, after the coronavirus pandemic forced a nearly six-week shutdown.
Surfers wait for for permission from officials to enter the water for the first time in nearly six weeks.
A surfer arrives at Bondi Beach before the 7 a.m. reopening.
An excited swimmer shows off his "We've got our beach back" message before beginning his first open-water swim in over a month.
Beachgoers enjoy their first swim after getting the all-clear.
Surfers catch their first waves in weeks.
Surfers carry their boards on Bondi Beach.
Swimmers walk into the water.
Beachgoers smile as they arrive for their first swim.
Surfers are seen in the ocean after Bondi Beach reopened.
A person practices yoga at Bronte Beach, located south of Bondi.