Boat ramps

We manage seven boat ramps around Wellington.

Owhiro Bay boat ramp
Dorrie Leslie (Lyall Bay)

Opposite Hungerford Road.

Affected by wind and swell.

Limited car parking.

Evans Bay

Located at the south end of Evans Bay Parade, between Evans Bay Marina and Evans Bay Yacht Club.

Usable in all weather conditions.

Ramp has gentle slope with wooden piers.

Ample car parking.

Seatoun Beach Small boat access.
Tarakena Bay

Ramp maintained by Wellington International Airport.

Limited car parking.

Island Bay

By bait shed.

Sand access and limited parking.

Owhiro Bay

Opposite Severn Street.

Provides access to the south coast.

Affected by wind and swell.

Makara Beach

North end of beach into river.

Small boat access.

View map of all boat ramp locations