Situated at the chairlfit base
station adjacent to the 100 space
capacity carpark. The company provides
tearooms seating 24 persons with
capacity for a further 24 persons
upon an exterior deck. The tea rooms
serve light snacks and cream teas,
coffees and cool drinks, while the
souvenir shop stocks a wide range
of Australian and chairlift souvenirs.
The base of the chairlift is located
in 3 acres of treed grassland with
small picnic gazebo and also childrens
play equipment. Included in this
facility is State Park information
boards and also Tourist Information
and brochure displays.
Our staff have been selected for
their friendliness and also knowledge
of Arthurs Seat State Park
and adjoining tourism properties.
visitors will be interested to know
that the chairlift presently has
63 chairs with capacity to increase
this to 80, 6 chair spaces are set
up in teh system so that at night
the spaces are located at end stations
so that no chair can be reached
from the ground.
sensor lihts operate at each end
station while closed circuit TV
is used to monitor the top station.
haul rope is 28 mm diameter and
has a breaking laod of 80 Tonnes
- a factor of safety of 10, compared
to usual safety factors of 6 for
this type of installation. The rope
is 200 metres long, weighing 6.5
tonne and is joined by a 34 metre