Coastal and Marine
Mosman has 24 kilometres of coastline including attractive beaches and tranquil bays rimmed by scenic sandstone and bushland. Excellent access, facilities and the calm waters of sheltered bays render Mosman a popular place for activities like boating, swimming, diving and fishing.
- Marine species
Mosman’s coastal and marine environment is home to numerous species, including various sea birds, sea grasses, rays, octopus, sea horses and several species of fish.
- Marine pests
Introduced or exotic species that are not native to Australia may become established around Mosman and become marine pests affecting the environment and our enjoyment of the coast.
Recreational fishers enjoy fishing in Mosman and take responsibility for keeping the marine environment healthy for all to continue to enjoy.
- Litter and pollution
Thoughtful disposal and minimisation of waste results in a better environment for Mosman’s marine and terrestrial residents.
- Marinas, Boatsheds and Slipways
Operators of marinas, boatsheds and slipways must ensure their business is environmentally compliant.
- What you can do to help
Help look after our valuable environment. Be aware of your role in our local ecosystem. Report sightings and incidents.