Man dies falling off cliff near whale-watching platform


A man has died after he fell from a cliff in Sydney’s south near a whale-watching platform.

Emergency services including the Westpac Life Saver Rescue Helicopter service were called to Cape Solander, in the Kurnell section of Botany Bay, about 1.20pm on Saturday.

After a search police found the body of a man, believed to be aged in his 30s.

A man has died after he fell from a cliff in Sydney’s south near a whale-watching platform. Photo: 7News
A man has died after he fell from a cliff in Sydney’s south near a whale-watching platform. Photo: 7News

“Initial inquiries suggest there are no suspicious circumstances surrounding the incident and it’s believed to be misadventure,” a police spokeswoman said.

“Officers from Sutherland Police Area Command continue with inquiries into the incident.”

Emergency services including the Westpac Life Saver Rescue Helicopter service were called to Cape Solander. Photo: 7News
Emergency services including the Westpac Life Saver Rescue Helicopter service were called to Cape Solander. Photo: 7News

The Westpac Rescue Helicopter said emergency services performed CPR on the man after finding him unconscious in the water.

A report will be prepared for the coroner.

The man is believed to have fallen near a whale-watching platform. Photo: 7News
The man is believed to have fallen near a whale-watching platform. Photo: 7News
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