Port Motueka

The main wharf is owned and operated by Talleys Group Ltd.

There are three separate marinas, two boat ramps and two slipways, owned and operated by local Clubs or associations. Some other port land and facilities are owned by Tasman District Council.

Local knowledge

The approach to Port Motueka involves a sandbar that is subject to frequent change. It is recommended that recent local knowledge be sought before crossing the bar. Use a depth sounder in this area and travel at a safe speed at all times.

Typical least depth is about or shallower than chart datum.

The chart (NZ614) inset for Port Motueka should not be relied upon.

Motueka Channel Local Knowledge (pdf, 1.5 MB)

Read more about local knowledge and guidance

Ramp access, berths and fees
Speed limits
Sandbar - local knowledge
Aids to navigation

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