Man dies after falling from cliff at popular whale watching site

A man has died after falling from a cliff at a popular whale watching spot in Sydney’s south.

The man, believed to be 18-years-old, fell up to 20 metres from the cliff at Cape Solander in Kurnell.

Water Police and the Westpac Lifesaver Helicopter were both called to search for the man.


New South Wales Ambulance says the man was in the water for around 30 minutes before being retrieved, however he could not be revived.

Police and emergency services remain at the scene.

Cape Solander is described as “undoubtedly one of Sydney’s best whale watching spots”