A new, unique transport service is proposed for visitors to Royal National Park.
National Parks and Wildlife Service (NPWS) has marketed for expressions of a hobby for a personal operator to operate the carrier.
The success operator might accept exceptional rights to select up and drop off domestic and global visitors at popular attractions inclusive of Audley, the Coast Track and bushwalking path entry and go out points.
The remaining date for the expressions of hobby (EOI) marketing campaign, is July 25.
NPWS stated a shipping provider wad required “a good way to improve the revel in of walkers and traffic with the aid of providing greater access to tracks and trails within RNP and linking to transport get right of entry to hubs out of doors of Royal National Park.”
“Only one license may be issued on a competitively allocated basis through a tender,” NPWS stated.
The Royal was defined as “considered one of NSW’s maximum traditionally unique and picturesque national parks where annual visitation is drawing close 5 million visits annually”.
“Royal National Park and the coast track are popular points of interest for domestic and global visitors wishing to revel in the region’s precise panorama and all on your doorstep of Australia’s biggest city.
“Recreational pursuits within the park encompass bush strolling, picnicking, cycling, swimming, fishing, tenting, photography and boating/canoeing.”
NPWS said the objectives of the carrier had been to:
Improve get right of entry to for traffic no longer making use of private automobiles.
Improve get right of entry to to a much broader range of strolling possibilities.
Provide connectivity among present public transport nodes and park precincts.
Assist in addressing tourist crowding and site visitors congestion and decrease environmental impacts by encouraging reduced automobile use.
Enhance the overall traveler experience.