There is a new proposal to build a cable car to the top of Mt Owen, near Queenstown.
Seems like it is still in the "good idea" stage at this point of time, with the proponent a Mr Brett Schulze, still needing to gain access to the land (which is under a mining lease), funding etc. but hey - anyone who has been in this area on a good day knows how beautiful it can be ... so here's hoping this one comes to pass.
- 325,000 people travel through Queenstown;
- the proposed development would generate new overnight stays in Queenstown and the region without drawing visitors from other regions and create more than 30 direct and 80 indirect jobs;
- The economic impact would be more than $15 million; and
- Visitors to the state will stay longer in Tasmania, leading to extra bed nights, which adds to the economic value of our proposed investment.
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