Last Updated: Monday, September 28, 2015

Rainbow beach sinkhole swallows vehicles at Inskip Point campsite

A sinkhole about 450 feet long and 30 feet deep at the popular Inskip Point campsite near Queensland's Rainbow Beach has swallowed vehicles and a caravan.

Sinkhole at Inskip Point campsite near Rainbow Beach has taken a large part of the MV Beagle campsite swallowing a car, caravan, a camper trailer and tents, ABC News has reported quoting Queensland Parks and Wildlife Services (QPWS).

Vehicles, including a caravan swallowed by sinkhole at beachside campsite (ABC News/Leonie Mellor)
The sinkhole expanded so rapidly at MV Beagle Campground, Inskip Point, that it took just minutes to swallow a car, caravan, luxury camping trailer and several tents - but no one was injured, Daily Mail Online reported.

According to Queensland Parks and Wildlife Services (QPWS), around 140 people have been evacuated from the Inskip Point campsite. The sinkhole is expected to increase with ocean current.