Walkway to Cabins Beach is completed
IT took 6000 hours to complete, but Mullaway residents and visitors now have easy access to Cabins Beach, thanks to the completion of a new pathway.
"The new walkway will give residents and visitors easy access to the beach at Cabins as well as provide a path through the native forest in the surrounding reserve," Coffs Harbour mayor Keith Rhoades said.
"I'd like to thank the EnviTE and Green Corps teams who actually carried out the work. The final result is a tribute to their hard work and dedication."
The pathway leading onto Cabins Beach is the latest link in the Coastal Walkway which now stretches from Arrawarra to Moonee Beach.
It comprises 57 metres of paved track, 208 metres of boardwalk, 20 metres of fencing and 73 metres of board and chain onto Cabins Beach, also known as South Mullaway Beach, and has two routes that take visitors straight onto the beach or allows them to stroll through the native forest area.
Green Corps teams managed by EnviTE took 6000 hours to complete the work over six months.
During that time, they also planted more than 800 trees, undertook weed removal and carried out bush regeneration work throughout the 6000 square metre reserve.
The $62,000 cost of the project was shared equally by the NSW Department of Environment and Conservation and Coffs Harbour City Council.
Completion of the Cabins Beach walkway means that now 21 kilometres of beach and coastal access have been created as part of the Coastal Walkway, which will eventually stretch all the way from Arrawarra to Sawtell.