Marina Information

The marina provides about 280 berths in the subtropical city of Whangarei.

  • The courtesy berth for new arrivals or filling up with water is just outside the office window. Fenders should be on port side.
  • Vessels over 6.5m will need to notify the bridge for opening. See "open bridge" tab.  
  • The main channel leading to the marina is dredged to 1m below chart datum.   Tide-table 
  • Marina berths may be finger pontoons or rafting alongside floating pontoons. You can step off and have water and electricity. Most berths are behind locked security gates at night.
  • Pile berths are either 2 or 4 piles which you row out to.
  • You always need your own mooring lines. If there are any lines on the mooring, please leave them there.
  • Security keys give access to the finger slips, lounge, rubbish and washrooms.
  • Security Cameras monitor the town side of the marina.
  • Sewerage pump out is available at neighbouring Riverside Drive Marina free of charge.
  • 240v 16 & 32 amp, 50Hz metered electricity. A Blue male connection.   Electrical W.O.F. required for vessels using reticulating power.
  • A minimum of third party insurance is required.
  • Water is chlorinated and drinkable.
  • Rubbish recycling is available and encouraged.
  • There is a TV lounge, BBQ and swap library.
  • Toilets; hot showers $1 (6min.), washing machines $2 cold, $3 hot. Dryers $1/15 min.
  • Wireless internet available.
  • Mail can be received at the office, please ask your sender to include your boat name.
  • A children's playground, art museum, restaurants, swimming pools, tourist information center and shops surround the marina.
  • The marina is managed by a non-profit Trust and only offers berth rentals. Profits are donated to the local water sports community or put back into the marina.
  • The office is manned 8.30am-4.30pm, Monday to Friday and 10am-12pm, Saturdays. The telephone answer machine has further contact details if out of office hours.

View a video about sailing into Whangarei Marina

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