Central Coast boaters will have safer and easier access to the Wyong River with a new boat ramp at Tacoma South now available for public use.
Parliamentary Secretary for the Central Coast and Member for Terrigal Adam Crouch said the construction of a brand new boat ramp, gangway, pontoon and car park was funded by the NSW Government in partnership with Central Coast Council.
“The previous facilities at Tacoma South were in very poor condition and only consisted of an old timber jetty which was in desperate need of replacing,” Mr Crouch said.
“The inclusion of a formalised parking area with designated boat trailer spots, including a de-rigging bay, means a number of boaties will be able to simultaneously access the area.
“I am proud the NSW Government committed $299,000 from the Boating Now program in addition to Council’s contribution of $231,000.”
Central Coast Council Mayor Lisa Matthews said the new facility provides local residents and visitors with quality aquatic infrastructure for easy and safe access to the Wyong River and through to Tuggerah Lake.
“We are thankful to the NSW Government for the funding that has enabled Council to deliver new boating infrastructure and parking to support this for the benefit of our community and visiting boating and fishing enthusiasts,” Mayor Matthews said.
“I have no doubt this new facility will prove to be an extremely well utilised public amenity now and into the warmer seasons.”
The Boating Now program is the NSW Government’s $98 million program to support initiatives which improve the boating experience in NSW, including the delivery of recreational boating infrastructure such as boat ramps, jetties, pontoons and sewage pump-out facilities.
For more information, go to: www.rms.nsw.gov.au/boatingnow.