Kamay Ferry Wharves

This project is about the reinstatement of ferry wharves at La Perouse and Kurnell.

Between 1890 and 1974 a ferry service operated in Botany Bay. The service ceased and the wharves were decommissioned following severe damage as a result of a storm.

La Perouse and the Kurnell Peninsula are located at the northern and southern sides of the ocean entrance to Botany Bay, approximately 14 km south of the centre of Sydney. These sites contain a rich array of historical, cultural and environmental value for all Australians, with Aboriginal cultural sites dating back thousands of years. Kurnell is the site of first contact between Aboriginal peoples and the crew of the Endeavour in 1770.

Transport for NSW (TfNSW) completed a feasibility study into the viability of reinstating the wharves in 2016.

TfNSW has in past year been progressing the planning and design. An Environmental Impact Statement is being prepared and will be on exhibition in the middle of 2021.

We are inviting your input prior to the release of the Environmental Impact Statement.

Since July 2020 we have engaged the community and other stakeholders and have collected comments via meetings, emails, phone calls and the Your Say website that included a survey. This information and responses to comments to date have been compiled in a document that can be accessed here.

We are inviting you to contribute your comments under the topics below:

This project is about the reinstatement of ferry wharves at La Perouse and Kurnell.

Between 1890 and 1974 a ferry service operated in Botany Bay. The service ceased and the wharves were decommissioned following severe damage as a result of a storm.

La Perouse and the Kurnell Peninsula are located at the northern and southern sides of the ocean entrance to Botany Bay, approximately 14 km south of the centre of Sydney. These sites contain a rich array of historical, cultural and environmental value for all Australians, with Aboriginal cultural sites dating back thousands of years. Kurnell is the site of first contact between Aboriginal peoples and the crew of the Endeavour in 1770.

Transport for NSW (TfNSW) completed a feasibility study into the viability of reinstating the wharves in 2016.

TfNSW has in past year been progressing the planning and design. An Environmental Impact Statement is being prepared and will be on exhibition in the middle of 2021.

We are inviting your input prior to the release of the Environmental Impact Statement.

Since July 2020 we have engaged the community and other stakeholders and have collected comments via meetings, emails, phone calls and the Your Say website that included a survey. This information and responses to comments to date have been compiled in a document that can be accessed here.

We are inviting you to contribute your comments under the topics below: