Double Bay Wharf

Double Bay Wharf Upgrade

The NSW Government is proposing to upgrade Double Bay Wharf as part of the Transport Access Program.

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MAR 2020

MAR 2020Have your say on proposed wharf upgrade

We invite you to provide feedback on the proposed concept design for the wharf. Feedback will be considered until Wednesday 5 May 2021.

Check out the interactive portal to find out more about the proposed design and take our quick survey to have your say.

Project information

You can ask questions and share your feedback by:

Community drop-in sessions

We invite you to come along to a community drop-in session in Double Bay, where members of the project team will be available to answer questions and provide information about the concept design. There will be no formal presentation so drop in at any time.

Social distancing measures will be in place to protect the safety of our staff and the community, we ask you to respect these measures when you visit our team.

  • Where: Bay Street (near the Double Bay Wharf entrance).
  • When: Saturday 17 April 2021, between 2pm and 5pm
    Tuesday 20 April 2021, between 7am and 10am.

Due to school holidays we have extended consultation to six weeks so that everyone has a chance to have their say.

We encourage you to ask questions and give your feedback by 5pm Wednesday 5 May 2021.

All feedback will be considered by the project team and used to inform the design.

We will continue to keep customers and the community updated as the project progresses.  

View or download our March 2021 Community Update (PDF, 2.3Mb) for more information.

Transport for NSW is improving Sydney’s ferry services for customers. New and upgraded wharves are being delivered as part of the NSW Government’s Transport Access Program.

Customers with mobility needs are currently unable to access Bay Street from Double Bay Wharf unassisted. The existing wharf at Double Bay includes a set of tidal steps for ferries to berth and an access ladder for recreational boat users. A long jetty connects the wharf to land.

The proposed wharf design includes a new dual-sided floating pontoon. This would improve the efficiency and safety for ferries to pick-up and drop-off passengers. It would also provide an area for recreational boats to berth.

The pontoon would have a waiting area with a curved roof, seating and glass weather protection panels to provide passengers with a comfortable place to wait for their ferry. The pontoon would be connected to land by an uncovered gangway.

The new wharf would provide Double Bay with facilities that all members of the community can access.

In designing the new wharves a number of areas need to be considered such as accessibility, the environment, customer safety and amenity, future demand and ferry operations. These are outlined in the Design Considerations factsheet.

The existing wharf structure and jetty would be removed as part of this upgrade.

Ferry services to Double Bay Wharf would be interrupted during the construction of the proposed wharf. Every effort would be made to lessen the disruption to the community.

More information and the opportunity to provide feedback about how construction could affect you will be provided as part of the Review of Environmental Factors process.

Wharf interchanges across Sydney are being upgraded to improve the transport experience for customers and the community. Find out more about wharf upgrades in your area.

Project documents


Contact us

For further information about this project contact:

Phone: 1800 770 973 (during business hours)


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