Marinas, boat ramps, and jetties

Need a place to berth your boat in Port Otago (Dunedin) or Oamaru?


Port Otago

03 472 7890

Port Otago berths and/or slipways at:

  • Port Chalmers (Lower Harbour)
  • Dunedin (Upper Harbour)
  • Kitchener St/Birch St

Otago yacht club

027 491 9508

Slipping of boats and mooring of boats - berthage for boats up to 50 feet. Alongside mooring facilities consist of several large punts inside a walled boat harbour. Yachts must be prepared to raft up. Access to the boat harbour is only tenable approx. 2hrs either side of high tide for boats with 2m draft.


Waitaki District Council operates the moorings and berths in Oamaru Harbour and leases harbour land (adjacent to Scott’s Brewery). Contact the property management team Waitaki District Council on 03 433 0300.


Who looks after our boat ramps and jetties

Dunedin City Council looks after public structures on land. They provide facilities such as boats ramps and jetties, give approvals for land-based events such as triathlons on beaches and reserves and they look after vehicles on beaches, and clean boat ramps from time to time to stop them getting too slippery.

Dunedin City Council
03 477 4000

Facilities include:

  • Pilot’s wharf (harbour entrance)
  • Deborah Bay Dinghy ramp and Marina and Green Reserve
  • Carey’s bay jetty and ramp
  • Port Chalmers Recreation Reserve (Back Beach)
  • Roseneath Esplanade reserve
  • Cross wharf (Dunedin Basin)
  • Kitchener Street Reserve
  • Anderson’s Bay Inlet and Bayfield Jetty and ramp
  • Vauxhall Reserve
  • Portobello wharf
  • Glenfalloch Jetty
  • Broad Bay Reserve
  • Macandrew Bay Reserve
  • Wellers Rock Jetty
  • Te Rauone Recreation And Esplanade Reserve (Te Rauone Beach Domain)

Remember, the Police regulate dangerous behaviour and illegal vehicle use (like speeding, drink driving, licences), on beaches as well as on our roads.

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