Public boatramps

Bay of Islands

  • Opito Bay: concrete to low water, good parking.
  • Ōpua: concrete to low water, good parking.
  • Rangitane: concrete to low water, fair parking.
  • Russell: concrete to low water, fair parking.
  • Tāpeka Point: concrete to low water, poor parking.
  • Waipapa: concrete to low water, good parking.
  • Waitangi (above bridge): concrete to low water, good parking.

 

Doubtless Bay

  • Mangonui (Mill Bay): concrete to low water, reasonable parking.
  • Taipā (below bridge): concrete to low water, good parking.
  • Tokerau Beach: timber from road to mean high water, good parking.

 

Houhora

  • Gamefish Club: concrete to low water, good parking.
  • Houhora Heads (motor camp): concrete giving access to beach, reasonable parking.

 

Hokianga Harbour

  • Hōreke: concrete to half tide, poor parking.
  • Kohukohu: concrete, adjacent to wharf, poor parking.
  • Koutu Point: metal, fair parking.
  • Narrows: concrete, used for ferry, good parking.
  • Opononi: concrete to low tide, poor parking.
  • Rāwene: concrete, good parking.
  • Ōmāpere: concrete, poor parking.

 

Kaipara Harbour

  • Kelly's Bay: concrete, fair parking.
  • Ruawai Boating Club: concrete, privately owned, good parking.
  • Tinopai: concrete, good parking.
  • Tinopai (by Tinopai Motorcamp): shingle, good parking.

 

Mangawhai Harbour

  • Mangawhai Heads: there are two boat ramps, concrete to low water, good parking.
  • Mangawhai South: metal, from end of main street to foreshore, poor parking.

 

Ngunguru River

  • Ngunguru Central: concrete near Norfolk pine stump, parking fair, access to beach only.

 

Pataua Harbour

  • Pataua North: metal, gives access to beach, reasonable parking.
  • Pataua South: concrete to low water, good parking.

 

Rangaunu Harbour

  • Kaimaumau: access to beach, good parking to end road, East Beach.
  • Unahi: concrete to low water, good parking.
  • Rangiputa: access to beach, little parking.

 

Tutukaka Harbour

  • Kowharewa Bay: concrete, gives access to beach, good parking.
  • Tutukaka: concrete to low water, good parking.

 

Waipū

  • Waipū River: metal, by Waipū Boating Club, poor parking.

 

Whananaki Harbour

  • Whananaki South: metal, gives access to beach.
  • Whananaki North: metal, gives access to beach, good parking.

 

Whangārei Harbour

  • Limeburners Creek: concrete, poor parking.
  • Marsden Cove Marina: concrete, excellent parking.
  • One Tree Point: concrete to low water, fair parking.
  • Oakleigh: concrete to low water, fair parking.
  • Onerahi: concrete to low water, good parking.
  • Parua Bay: concrete to low water, excellent parking.
  • Tamaterau: metal, giving access to beach, fair parking.
  • Reotahi: concrete, small, giving access to beach, poor parking.
  • Urquharts Bay: concrete to half tide, poor parking.

 

Whangaroa Harbour

  • Totara North: concrete to low water, good parking.
  • Whangaroa (Ratcliffs Bay): concrete to low water, good parking.

 

Whangaruru Harbour

  • Whangaruru, Tematateatai Point: metal, at end of Whangaruru Wharf Road, poor parking.

Note: please consider other users when accessing the ramps.

 

MarineMate App

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