Outdoor activities in Mosman

THE BEST Outdoor Activities in Mosman (Sydney)

Outdoor Activities in Mosman

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  • Sophia
    8 contributions
    It was a great experience and my whole family loved it. I would say that this zoo should definitely be on your “must do in Sydney list” we were able to get real close to the animals and even get the chance to see baby koalas up close. On top of this a lot of the animals are rescue either because they are facing extinction or because they are injured. The zoo is pretty big but despite this fact it we didn’t have to do a lot walking which is great for family’s with smaller kids. Overall it was an amazing experience and I would definitely do it again.
    Written 21 October 2022
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  • EverySydneyBeach
    Sydney, Australia2 contributions
    Cheers erupt across the beach as I gracefully spring to snatch a spinning frisbee from the sky. Landing on all fours, I canter over towards a flurry of hands greeting me with pats all over. I turn onto my back, feet high, rolling in their praise.

    “Who’s a good boy? Who’s a good boy?”

    “Oow-ow-oow-ow.” I’m a good boy.

    But no time to bask in their applause; a sniff of something special has caught my attention. It’s the scent of an elegant Afghan hound, a gleaming shampooed coat bounding along the shore. A trail of kicked up sand chases after her, as do I, tongue out, licking at the air.

    Oh, but not so quickly, snarls a hostile pit bull, a raised upper lip revealing a set of slobbering fangs. You’ll have to get through me. A bulging muscular wall, the canine’s chest puffs out, neck stiff, tail rigid.

    I bolt away but warm breath follows on my tail, a lunging jaw slicing the air behind me. Leaving the sea behind, prickly grass replaces the soft sand beneath our paws. Picnic rugs are turned over, the contents of baskets spilling outwards, people escaping in all directions.

    Along a ledge and a dead-end approaches, a gap that opens over a storm water drain. Full speed, I dig my heels in and flip onto my side. The pit bull is not so quick. Soaring past me, a bed of oysters welcomes him below.

    A long cry pierces the air, a whimper of defeat.

    Trotting triumphantly back towards the shore, I find the Afghan hound awaiting. Together we splash along the water’s edge, playfully gnawing at each other’s faces, lost in the moment, in doggy heaven.

    But before long, a familiar voice is dragging me back to earth.

    “Marco! What in the world are you doing!”

    I look up with puppy dog eyes.

    “Running around with animals again!” the enraged voice continues. “You’re a grown man for Christ’s sake. Get up – I’m taking you home.”

    “Oh, geez. Sorry, mum.” I stand up and make my way to the car, ashamed, tail between my legs.
    Written 28 January 2021
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  • Karen B
    Sydney, Australia19 contributions
    Thank you to Max and Henry on a fantastic day. We started with Henry taking us on a catamaran sail around the bay where he taught our kids to sail. We then had an afternoon paddle board. It was the perfect way to spend a family day. The guys were so accommodating and helpful. We will certainly be back. ⛵️🏖️
    Written 2 October 2023
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  • Paul B
    1 contribution
    I found Barry very helpful, he took his time to explain things I didn't fully have the knowledge about. He is a very experienced diver that seems very laid back but takes diving very seriously. He sells good quality gear and most likely has used what he sells.
    The dive boat is run very professionally, and he has been running the north shore deep dives for many, many years as well as discovering many new wrecks.
    I have no hesitation in recommending Southern Cross Divers for anyone is seriously interested in diving not BULLCHIT.
    Written 26 January 2023
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