I parked at Woy Woy and launched from a small beach opposite Pelican Island.
I got a surprise with a group of ducks crossing the road in single file - as they do. The last duck was reluctant to cross but was looking quite anxious so I stopped and waited for it to make its move to go.
I paddled along the channel towards thee wharves, then around to the bridges.
After the bridges, there were a number of houses in a small bay with wharves. On one of the wharves there was a group of 'Sooty Oystercatchers' which were parading up and down it.
Soon the landscape changed to bare sandstone and eucalyptus trees.
Waterfall Bay has a cascade rather than a waterfall but today it was a mere trickle.
I paddled in and around the mangroves near the falls.
The paddle back was great in sunshine.
At the end of the ride, there was a lady and her dog running in terror as I landed. A swamp of bees was responsible for this reaction.
At Sydney again so I decided on a kayak along a part of Cooks River and Wolli Creek. It was a bit difficult finding a place to launch...
I woke early and drove with lights on so it was pretty early. I passed the beaches and there was enough light to see that it was an onshore ...
I had a great wander around this morning checking the surf in a number of spots - Wamberal Beach, Blue Lagoon, Shelley Beach, pelican Beach,...