Lisa Wilkinson goes makeup free and shows off her figure in a wetsuit as she takes a dip at a Sydney beach – amid claims she wants to return to TV

Lisa Wilkinson was making the most of the summer on Monday. 

The television star stepped out at Newport in Sydney’s Northern Beaches kitted out in a wetsuit. 

The 64-year-old showed off her youthful figure as she took a refreshing dip in an ocean pool. 

Lisa went makeup free for the swim, and emerged from the water looking relaxed and cheerful. 

She later donned a straw hat and sunglasses and dried herself with a blue and white striped towel. 

Lisa Wilkinson (pictured) was making the most of the summer on Monday

The television star stepped out at Newport in Sydney's Northern Beaches

The television star stepped out at Newport in Sydney’s Northern Beaches 

Lisa stayed sun safe and was kitted out in a wetsuit

Lisa stayed sun safe and was kitted out in a wetsuit

It comes after Lisa bid farewell to 2023 with an emotional message. 

The television personality shared a smiling selfie to Instagram on New Year’s Eve oalong with a cheerful caption. 

‘Farewell 2023. Wishing you all a new year filled with abundant love, peace, and the warm embrace of all those who mean the most to you,’ she wrote. 

It comes after news that Lisa wants to make a return to TV screens following months of inaction and five tedious weeks spent in a courtroom, sources say.

The 64-year-old showed off her youthful figure as she took a refreshing dip in an ocean pool

The 64-year-old showed off her youthful figure as she took a refreshing dip in an ocean pool

Lisa went makeup free for the swim and had her dark hair down

Lisa went makeup free for the swim and had her dark hair down

She emerged from the water looking relaxed and cheerful

She emerged from the water looking relaxed and cheerful

It comes after Lisa bid farewell to 2023 with an emotional message

It comes after Lisa bid farewell to 2023 with an emotional message

The television personality shared a smiling selfie to Instagram on New Year's Eve along with a cheerful caption

The television personality shared a smiling selfie to Instagram on New Year’s Eve along with a cheerful caption

'Farewell 2023. Wishing you all a new year filled with abundant love, peace, and the warm embrace of all those who mean the most to you,' she wrote

‘Farewell 2023. Wishing you all a new year filled with abundant love, peace, and the warm embrace of all those who mean the most to you,’ she wrote

It's recently been claimed that Lisa wants to make a return to TV screens following months of inaction and five tedious weeks spent in a courtroom, sources say

It’s recently been claimed that Lisa wants to make a return to TV screens following months of inaction and five tedious weeks spent in a courtroom, sources say

The Channel 10 star and former darling of breakfast TV is keen to get back to delivering more ‘blockbuster interviews’ in the New Year, friends told the Weekend Australian.

Wilkinson quit The Project last November and despite remaining on the Ten payroll until the end of 2024, she hasn’t appeared on the channel for 13 months. 

Despite her lengthy hiatus from the network, Wilkinson has remained in the public eye through her role in a highly-publicised defamation trial. 

Bruce Lehrmann is suing Network 10 and Wilkinson over an interview with Brittany Higgins that was broadcast on The Project and online. 

The Channel 10 star and former darling of breakfast TV is keen to get back to delivering more 'blockbuster interviews' in the New Year, friends told the Weekend Australian

The Channel 10 star and former darling of breakfast TV is keen to get back to delivering more ‘blockbuster interviews’ in the New Year, friends told the Weekend Australian

Wilkinson quit The Project last November and despite remaining on the Ten payroll until the end of 2024, she hasn't appeared on the channel for 13 months

Wilkinson quit The Project last November and despite remaining on the Ten payroll until the end of 2024, she hasn’t appeared on the channel for 13 months

Despite her lengthy hiatus from the network, Wilkinson has remained in the public eye through her role in a highly-publicised defamation trial

Despite her lengthy hiatus from the network, Wilkinson has remained in the public eye through her role in a highly-publicised defamation trial

Bruce Lehrmann is suing Network 10 and Wilkinson over an interview with Brittany Higgins that was broadcast on The Project and online

Bruce Lehrmann is suing Network 10 and Wilkinson over an interview with Brittany Higgins that was broadcast on The Project and online

Friends of Wilkinson say her court appearances have played in her favour by giving the TV star 'a constant stream of publicity'

Friends of Wilkinson say her court appearances have played in her favour by giving the TV star ‘a constant stream of publicity’

'Yes, she's been off air for a while but I don't think anyone will have forgotten her,' former Seven and Nine executive Peter Meakin told the Weekend Australian

‘Yes, she’s been off air for a while but I don’t think anyone will have forgotten her,’ former Seven and Nine executive Peter Meakin told the Weekend Australian 

Network Ten maintains they are in talks to develop 'other projects' with Wilkinson

Network Ten maintains they are in talks to develop ‘other projects’ with Wilkinson

In the final five weeks of the court’s sitting year the defamation case has played out before the court. Justice Lee has reserved his decision in the matter.

Friends of Wilkinson say her court appearances have played in her favour by giving the TV star ‘a constant stream of publicity’. 

‘Yes, she’s been off air for a while but I don’t think anyone will have forgotten her,’ former Seven and Nine executive Peter Meakin told the Weekend Australian. 

‘I’m sure her loyal followers will remain loyal.’ 

Channel Ten, which is owned by Paramount, unveiled its 2024 content line-up at its Upfronts event last week and Wilkinson was not featured.

Network Ten maintains they are in talks to develop ‘other projects’ with Wilkinson.

She later donned a straw hat and sunglasses and dried herself with a blue and white striped towel

She later donned a straw hat and sunglasses and dried herself with a blue and white striped towel

Lisa carried a pair of white sneakers in her hand

Lisa carried a pair of white sneakers in her hand

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