Port Otago

Port Otago Limited runs Harbour Control – they maintain VHF ship-to-shore communication systems, with a continuous 24-hour listening watch on VHF radio channels 16, 14 and 62.

  • VHF Channel 16: Emergency channel
  • VHF Channel 14: Commercial vessels working channel
  • VHF Channel 12: Tug working channel
  • VHF Channel 62: Recreational and local fisherman's operating channel
  • VHF Channel 22: Recorded weather information

Note that there is incomplete VHF coverage around coastal waters.

Addtional contact points

Harbour control phone: +64 3 472 9882
Email: harbourcontrol@portotago.co.nz

General enquires

Telephone:  +64 3 472 7890
Email:  pol@portotago.co.nz

Customer Services

Telephone:  +64 3 472 9876
Email:  customerservices@portotago.co.nz

Shipping and cruise ship schedules
Port Otago has all the information you need on Otago Harbour’s shipping and cruise ship comings and goings.

Check out the Port Otago website for up to date schedules here.

Harbour conditions
Wind site, tide, rain and air pressure readings for Otago Harbour and can be found here.

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