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Tourists are spotted taking pictures on the same cliff where a man fell and died just a day earlier 

Tourists have been spotted taking pictures at the very same spot a man in his 20s fell to his death just a day earlier.

At around 12.40pm on Saturday, a man fell more than 40 metres from the edge of a cliff near the southern end of Sea Cliff Bridge, Wollongong.

But just 24 hours later, a local resident spotted four people walking along the treacherous path towards the bridge.

Just 24 hours after a man in his 20s  fell to his death from a cliff edge, a local resident spotted four people walking along the same treacherous path 

Speaking to the Sydney Morning Herald, the resident said that she shouted out to the tourists, warning them that someone had died up there the day before.

‘They just waved it off and laughed like it was a joke,’ she said.

Yesterday, a further ten people were seen at the same spot.

Although seeing the walkers ‘really upset’ her, she said inadequate fencing and signage were also to blame and Saturday’s tragedy was ‘inevitable’ given the conditions.

The spot right by the cliff edge is said to be well-worn from the number of people standing there for the picture-perfect view.

The spot right by the cliff edge is said to be well-worn from the number of people standing there for the picture-perfect view

The spot right by the cliff edge is said to be well-worn from the number of people standing there for the picture-perfect view

People regularly risk their lives to reach the look-out spot above the bridge, and the local resident said that she¿s seen people up there at night time with torches

People regularly risk their lives to reach the look-out spot above the bridge, and the local resident said that she’s seen people up there at night time with torches

‘It’s a known slippage area, that’s why the bridge was built and that was why the old road was closed,’ she said.

She said that people are constantly risking their lives to reach the look-out spot above the bridge, adding that she’s seen people up there at night time with torches.

A NSW Trainlink spokesperson told reporters that they had worked with NSW Police to increase surveillance in the area.

‘Trespassing in the rail corridor is not only illegal; it’s also extremely dangerous and stupid behaviour,’ the spokesperson said.

‘It’s not worth risking your life for a cheap thrill.’

Emergency services were called to a cliff near the southern end of Seacliff Bridge at Clifton, north of Wollongong on Saturday, following reports a man had fallen onto rocks

Emergency services were called to a cliff near the southern end of Seacliff Bridge at Clifton, north of Wollongong on Saturday, following reports a man had fallen onto rocks

Trespassing on the rail corridor is punishable by fines up to $5500. 

Emergency services were called to Sea Cliff Bridge near Wollongong on Saturday, following reports a man had fallen on to rocks

The man was bush-walking with friends when he slipped from the edge of the cliff, police said. 

Duty Inspector Mark Walker told The Sydney Morning Herald the group had gone up on to the escarpment above the bridge.

‘It’s not meant for people to go sightseeing on; it’s not meant for tourists. There was no railing… it’s very dangerous,’ he said. 

It was reported by police that the man, in his 20s, was with friends when he slipped from the edge of the cliff and fell more than 40m

It was reported by police that the man, in his 20s, was with friends when he slipped from the edge of the cliff and fell more than 40m

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