New fence will stop visitors climbing unsafe instagram attraction this article is more than 1 year old national parks and wildlife service says sandstone ledge could. Wedding cake rock is unstable and has a fence around it for your safety.
Wedding cake rock fence. An instagram post taken on the edge of wedding cake rock. Wedding cake rock in australia is getting a new fence to stop more selfie deaths. Wedding cake rock also known as white rock is a sandstone rock formation located in the royal national park near bundeena new south wales australia accessible via the royal national park coast track the rock is one of many formations that appear north of marley beach and is suspended 25 metres 82 ft above sea level wedding cake rock is noted for its scenic location and popularity with.
Work has started on a new safety fence at wedding cake rock in the royal national park to reduce the chances of people dying for a selfie. The drone footage shows why. A geotechnical survey of the rock conducted one month after fences were put in place revealed wedding cake rock was incredibly unstable with formation likely to collapse within the next 10 years.
Wedding cake rock is a highlight along the famous coast track. Danny tran july 20 2016 at 9 58 pm. It s still a one of a kind rock formation and worth visiting.
Wedding cake rock has a permanent fence around it to prevent access onto the rock itself. The pure white rock stands out against the harder sandstone of the coastal cliffs its. But despite a 1 6 metre high fence large warning signs and threats of 3300 fines thousands of social media users continue to put their.
Now the npws are forced to build another fence to deter tourists from the rock s edge. There will be no more access to wedding cake rock. It s been a favourite of ours for years but since becoming a hashtag phenomenon on social media the number of people visiting the site has exploded bringing its safety into question with nsw national parks and wildlife service.
Comment by danny tran. Do not risk your life for a photograph sorrynotsorry. Thrillseekers to be fined for jumping safety fence at wedding cake rock.
Standing or sitting on the rock or cliff edges poses a very high safety risk. A geotechnical survey shows the wedding cake rock. The sign on the metal fence at wedding cake rock could not be starker.
You can still see it and photograph it. The fence is staying.
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