Marine farms

A number of areas of water around Tasman and Golden Bay are set aside for marine farming.

General guidelines

  • Boaties are discouraged from navigating through these farmed areas, as hazards include floating, sub-surface, and sunken lines and structures.
  • It is recommended that you plot a course around the outside of the marked area, particularly if it is dark or there is poor visibility or rough weather.
  • Do not attempt to anchor within the bounded area.

Report damage or faults

If you damage farm equipment or wish to report a faulty or absent navigation aid; please contact the Harbourmaster.

Information from the Marine Farming Association

Boundary marks
Marine farm and scientific navigation mark positions
Marine farm mark maps

Related pages

Last modified: