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Marine and boating

Council manages a number of marine and boating facilities across the city, for the public and the local marine industry to use.

Boat ramps

We provide seven public boat ramps around the city. There is no charge to launch boats at any of our boat ramps and bookings aren't required.

  • Sulphur Point - Marine Park four lane ramp - this ramp is suitable for all types of trailer boat and is accessible in all tides. Other facilities: Pontoons; parking.
  • Sulphur Point - Marine Park six lane ramp - this ramp is suitable for all types of trailer boat and is accessible in all tides. Other facilities: pontoons, parking; toilets
  • Kulim Park ramp - Kulim Avenue, Bureta - this ramp is suitable for small boats and is accessible at high tides. Other facilities: parking.
  • Fergusson Park ramp, Tilby Drive, Matua - this ramp is suitable for small boats and is accessible at high tides. Other facilities: parking, toilets.
  • 6th Avenue ramp - this ramp is suitable for small boats and is accessible at high tides. Other facilities: limited parking.
  • Whareroa ramp/Harbour Bridge boat ramp, Taiaho Place, Mount Maunganui - this ramp is suitable for all types of trailer boat (subject to head room) and is accessible in all tides. Other facilities: pontoons, jetty, parking. 
  • Pilot Bay ramp - The Mall, Pilot Bay, Mount Maunganui - this ramp is suitable for all boats and is accessible in all tides. Other facilities: very limited parking, toilets.

Sulphur Point boat park

The Sulphur Point boat park is a storage facility with the capacity for 76 boats and provides a great opportunity to store your boat securely in a facility close to the boat ramps.

Facilities include: 

  • Security lighting, fencing, CCTV surveillance, 24 hour access, individual swipe tags
  • Chip sealed, spaces marked and numbered
  • Dedicated washbay of 8m x 8m, chemical toilet dump station, recycling bins
  • Close to boat ramps
  • Regular maintenance of all facilities  

Prices and spaces

  • 10 metre spaces $2,070.00 per annum including GST or monthly $172.50 including GST
  • 9 metre spaces $1,980.00 per annum including GST or monthly $165.00 including GST
  • 8 metre spaces $1,860.00 per annum including GST or monthly $155.00 including GST
  • 7 metre spaces $1,770.00 per annum including GST or monthly $147.50 including GST

Sulphur point boat park sales plan (481kb pdf)

Terms of Trade document (267kb pdf)

Wharves and commercial fishing facilities

Council provides a number of facilities across the city to support the fishing and aquaculture industries. These facilities range from public wharves offering short- or long-term berthage, through to areas for offloading of catch and loading of ice.

Facilities for commercial fishing vessels (2mb pdf)

Tauranga Harbour Marine Precinct

The Marine Precinct is an on-going project to deliver a purpose-built marine servicing facility at Sulphur Point. Once completed, the precinct will provide a base for boat building and refit businesses in Tauranga, equipped with the largest travel-lift in New Zealand.

Tauranga Habour Marine Precinct

Tauranga Bridge Marina

The Tauranga Bridge Marina is a privately owned and operated modern facility, consisting of 500 fully serviced marina berths.


Last Reviewed: 16/02/2018
 

 
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