Mosman's elite fall for hilarious April Fool's Day prank

Residents in one of Australia's most exclusive suburbs fall for hilarious April Fool's prank about charging outsiders for using 'their' beach The prank stated the Balmoral Beach would have a gate installed and charge $5 Many people became outraged by the fictional plan and voiced their frustration Others said it was a really good idea and called on the Sydney council to build it

By Thomas Duff For Daily Mail Australia

Published: 06:51 BST, 1 April 2019 | Updated: 06:55 BST, 1 April 2019

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Residents in one of Sydney's most affluent suburbs have fallen for an April Fool's Day prank claiming that outsiders will have to pay to use their beach.

The prank was posted to Facebook and said the gate would charge beachgoers from outside Mosman $5 an hour just to get onto the sand of Balmoral beach.   

Dozens of social media users appeared to fall for the prank, and others still came out in support of the fictional plan.   

The original post (pictured) said: 'The new so-called

The original post (pictured) said: 'The new so-called "Beach Access Gates" is supposed to make the beach better for all. But at $5.00 per hour just to get onto the said, I'm not convinced. Views?'

The original post said: 'The new so-called "Beach Access Gates" is supposed to make the beach better for all. But at $5.00 per hour just to get onto the said, I'm not convinced. Views?' 

Some of the

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