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Auckland is located on the east coast of New Zealand's North Island, about 160nm south of the Bay of Islands.

Position 36° 50'06"S, 174° 49'27"E (harbour entrance)

Clearance

See Noonsite/New Zealand/Fromalities page for full details.

Contact Harbour Control on Channel 16 who will direct the yacht to one of the marinas where clearance formalities can be completed.

The official Customs dock here is not very yacht friendly and the wake of passing boats can cause problems.

Note: Protection against Fanworm.
All boats entering any Northlands harbour must have been anti-fouled within the last 6 months AND have had a bottom wash in the last month. This applies to all boats coming from south of Tutukaka.

Last updated December 2017.

Docking

Auckland’s facilities are of the highest standard. Auckland has eight major marinas, including those in the Westhaven-Viaduct area, which has hosted the Volvo Ocean Race and the America's Cup (twice).

The inner city Westhaven area is home to over 100 marine companies, all within a compact area that can be walked from various berths. It is the country’s largest marine centre and there are plans to develop it further. An overview can be found at www.nzmarine.com.

Last updated December 2017.

Bayswater Marina
21-27 Sir Peter Blake Parade , Bayswater, North Shore 0622 , Auckland, New Zealand
Tel:+64 (0)9 446 1600 Fax:+64 (0)9 446 1605 ,VHF Channel 73
Opening hours: Office hours 08:00 - 17:00
415 berths, all facilities, WiFi, laundry, fuel, security. Live-aboard permitted.
Ferry to and from City to Bayswater(5 minutes). Maintenance facilities available adjacent to marina. All berths are privately owned but can be rented out through the Marina Office.
Bucklands Beach Yacht Club
Ara Tai, Half Moon Bay , Auckland 2012 , New Zealand
Tel:+64 (0)274 937 947 or 534 3465 Fax:+64 (0)9-534 3242 ,VHF Channel 13
Opening hours: 08:30-17:00 5 days a week
Located next to Half Moon Bay Marina.
95 berth marina, showers. Some visitors' berths available by prior arrangement. Restaurant (Wed-Sun).
Maintenance facilities located at adjacent Half Moon Bay.
Gulf Harbour Marina
895 Laurie Southwick Parade , Gulf Harbour, Whangaparaoa , Auckland 0930, New Zealand
Tel:+64 (0)9 428 6200 Fax:+64 (0)9 428 0703 ,VHF Channel 73
Opening hours: 24/7
Located 40 minutes north of Auckland on the Whangaparaoa Peninsular.
Berths from 10.5 to 55m, All facilities, fuel, laundry, WiFi, chandlery, provisions, bar and restaurant, cafe, 24 hour security. Ferry to downtown Auckland, airport shuttle, car hire, taxis.
Boatyard with 2 travel lifts (110 & 35 tonne), shore storage, range of repairs.
Half Moon Bay Marina
P O Box 54-021 , The Marina , Auckland 2144
Tel:+64 (0)9 534 3139 / mob. 021 867 728 Fax:+ 64 (0)9 5341035 ,VHF Channel 73 "Half Moon Bay Marina"
Opening hours: Marina Office 08:00-17:00 - Security Staff 24/7
Situated in the Tamaki River.
Full service marina, fuel, pump-out, chandlery, restaurants, supermarket, motel and pharmacy.
Boatyard with 35 ton travelift, shore storage, repairs including sails.
Hobson West Marina
157 Quay Street , Viaduct Basin , Auckland 1010, New Zealand
Tel:+64 800 627 462 Fax:+64 (0)9 360 5880 ,VHF Channel 13
This marina is situated in Viaduct Harbour, on the waterfront, in the heart of Auckland's business district and accommodates superyachts and large charter craft only.
It is surrounded by restaurants, nightlife and shopping.
Orams Marine
142 - 160 Beaumont Street , Westhaven
Tel:+64 9 308 4806 Fax:+64 9 309 8010
Marina berths, fuel berth, chandlery and many other services close by.
Boatyard with 60 ton travelift, slipway up to 600 ton, repair facilities.
Pier 21 Marine Centre
15 Westhaven Drive, Westhaven , St Marys Bay , Auckland 1010, New Zealand
Tel:+64 (0)9 374 4461
Max. length 30m. All facilities, laundry, WiFi, chandleries, restaurants.
Boatyard with 50 ton travel lift, hardstand and enclosed sheds, repair services.
Pine Harbour Marina
190 Jack Lachlan Drive (PO Box 57) , Beachlands, Pine Harbour 2571 , Auckland, NZ
Tel:+64 (0)9 536 4720 Fax:+64 (0)9 536 5610 ,VHF Channel 73
Opening hours: 07:30 - 17:00 hours
This marina is located in East Auckland. There is a ferry to downtown.
557 berths, fuel, chandlery, cafe/bar.
Boatyard with 45 ton travel hoist, full range of repair facilities.
Viaduct Marina (was Viaduct Harbour Marine Village)
L1 220 Quay Street , Auckland 1010 , NewZealand
Tel:+64 (0)9 355 1837 / Mob 0272 846 852 Fax:+64(0)9 360 5880 ,VHF Channel 73
This marina is primarily aimed at superyachts. 50 berths for 20m to 55m boats, depth of 4.5m. Fuel, pumpout facility. No showers or toilets. Clearance services. Repair services. Suffers from wash caused by the ferry dock.
See comment below.
West Park Marina/West Harbour Marina
18 Clearwater Cove , West Harbour 0618 , Auckland, New Zealand
Tel:+64 (0)9 416 7447 / Mob +64 21 890 045 Fax:+64 (0)9 416 7925 ,VHF Channel 73
A very sheltered marina in all weathers.
Full service marina. A limited number of visitors' and live-aboard berths. Chandlery, laundry, provisions and cafe. Fuel by arrangement.
Boatyard with 75 and 35 ton haulout. All repairs available.
Westhaven Marina
137 Westhaven Drive , St Marys Bay, Auckland 1010 New Zealand , (PO Box 1560, Shortland Street, Auckland New Zealand)
Tel:+64 (0)9 360 5870 / 0800 627462 / +64 9 360 5881 Fax:+64 (0)9 360 5880 ,VHF Channel 13 (24/7)
Opening hours: 24/7
A very large marina located in downtown Auckland and close to a comprehensive marine services cluster.
Full facility marina with berths up to 30m, also swing and pile moorings, multihull berths. Fuel berth close by, pump out, laundry, WiFi, cafe, security. Dinghy racks.

Yacht Clubs

Bucklands Beach Yacht Club
Ara Tai, Half Moon Bay , Auckland 2012 , New Zealand
Tel:+64 (0)274 937 947 or 534 3465 Fax:+64 (0)9-534 3242 ,VHF Channel 13
Opening hours: 08:30-17:00 5 days a week
Located next to Half Moon Bay Marina.
95 berth marina, showers. Some visitors' berths available by prior arrangement. Restaurant (Wed-Sun).
Maintenance facilities located at adjacent Half Moon Bay.
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