Is Wisemans Ferry free?

Is Wisemans Ferry free?

These vehicular ferries are operated by a private sector operator under contract to New South Wales Roads and Maritime Services and is free of tolls.

How much is the Wisemans Ferry?

Operation. The ferry is operated by a private sector operator under contract to Transport for NSW and is free of tolls. The crossing is 366 metres (1,201 ft) in length and takes approximately 4 minutes. The ferry operates on demand 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, with no regular maintenance closure.

How often does the Wisemans Ferry run?

24 hours a day
The Webbs Creek ferry at Wisemans Ferry crosses the Hawkesbury River just South of the junction at McDonald River. The ferry runs 24 hours a day, seven days a week. The ferry is serviced on the first Tuesday of every month between 9:30am – 12:00pm.

How many cars does the Wisemans Ferry have?

Capacity. This ferry is capable of carrying 15 cars. Trucks longer than 7 metres are not able to approach the ferry due to road restrictions.

Is the Wisemans Ferry open?

The Wisemans Ferry crosses the Hawkesbury River just east of the junction of the Macdonald River at the village of Wisemans Ferry. It operates 24 hours, 7 days per week.

Why is it called Wisemans Ferry?

History. The town was originally called Lower Portland Headland, but the name was eventually changed to Wisemans Ferry, named after Solomon Wiseman, a former convict (1777–1838), who received a land grant in the area from Governor Macquarie in 1817.

Is Wisemans Ferry freshwater?

Wisemans Ferry, about 70km upstream, has brackish water. The tides are 2.5 hours later at Wisemans Ferry than Fort Denison. Above here, the river changes character into a popular waterski, wakeboarding and wakesurfing playground. The water is fresh by the time you reach the Colo River at Lower Portland.

How long is Wisemans Ferry Road?

Map of Wisemans Ferry Road, NSW For cyclists and those towing caravans, boats or heavy loads the Wisemans Ferry Road is mountainous along its 90.6 km length, with about 17.8 km that is steeper in incline/grade than 5% (5.6 km is steeper in incline/grade than 10% and 7.5 km of that has an incline/grade more than 15%!).