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Paragliding in Cooks Terrace, Mona Vale, New South Wales Australia

Skill Level:
Novice
Height:
130ft/40m AMSL
Mona Vale is a suburb in northern Sydney, at about 28 km/17 mi in the north of Sydney's CBD (Central Business District). Mona Vale beach stretches at about 1 km/1093.6 yd in between the broad rock platform that divides it from the Basin on the north side and the Warriewood beach, on the south side. This spot provides you with good facilities and a picnic area.

Cooks Terrace, is a large grassed area atop a coastal cliff. This site is very popular with paraglider pilots, especially when the breeze is not too strong for them. If the instinct for adventure sports runs in your blood, then you should visit this place. When you take off, do not step on the low wooden fence.

Admire the stunning views of the beach and the surrounding area while you are floating through the air. The landing is on the beaches to either the north or south of the headland. It is advisable not to fly the north east facing part of the site when the wind is to the south.

Cooks Terrace is appropriate for novice para-gliders. Note: the lower airspace level is at 2500 ft/762 m. The GPS coordinates for the take off are S33.68745, E151.30904. Height: 130 ft/40 m AMSL. The paragliding association is at your disposal.

How to Get to Destination

BY CAR FROM Sydney
26.5km/16.8mi, 37mins
Head north on George St towards Angel Pl.Turn left on Grosvenor St. Keep right at the fork, follow signs for Harbour Bridge and merge onto Bradfield Hwy. Keep right at the fork and merge onto Warringah Freeway/Metroad 1. Take exit Military Road on the right for Metroad 10 toward Mosman/Manly. Turn right onto Military Rd. Continue onto Spit Rd/Metroad 10 (signs for Manly/Brookvale). Continue to follow Metroad 10. Turn right on Pittwater Rd / Metroad 10. Continue straight on Pittwater Rd / Metroad 10. Turn right at Harewood Pl. Slight left at Hunter St South. Continue to Hunter St. Turn right at Narrabeen Park Parade. Parking is on the side of the road.
BY AIR
Sydney airport,
42km/26.1miles 54mins drive

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BOOKING REQUEST
Rafting & Outdoor activities, Queensland
/ Australia, Queensland, Tully River

Summer/Autumn 2016-2017

Asia/Oceania

December – AUSTRALIA

River Rafting Tour Class III / IV / V & outdoor experiences on Tully River.

Not an expedition. 21 Days – air travel not included.

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