Wharves, Ramps and Jetties

Wharves, Ramps and Jetties

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Bay of Islands Marina

FNHL manages and operate the Bay of Islands Marina » It is the easiest and primary port of entry into New Zealand, day or night; a full service, 250 berth marina located at Opua within the protected waters of the inner Bay of Islands. Customs and quarantine berths are conveniently situated on the outer breakwater. Custom clearance services are efficient, prompt and pleasant and live aboard cruisers are very welcome.

Bay of Islands Boatyard

The Bay of Islands Boatyard » is conveniently located on the Opua waterfront in the picturesque Bay of Islands, New Zealand. The Bay of Islands boatyard is located right next to the marina in Opua, where a diverse range of marine-related services are available. The Bay of Islands Boatyard provides a wide range of services for haulouts, anti-fouling services and prop speed application with marine painters on site.

Port Opua Wharf

Far North Holdings Limited (FNHL) holds Customs Place of First Arrival authority for Opua under the New Zealand Customs & Excise Act (1996). This enables overseas cruising yachts to clear Customs at Opua providing a considerable boost to income generated within the area to boating services, restaurants, retail activities and tourism in not only Opua but surrounding towns such as Paihia and Kerikeri. Cruising yachts form a large part of our visitor market to the Bay of Islands and wider district.

The company also holds MPI Place of First Arrival authority for Opua under the BioSecurity Act 1993 and is integrated with Customs arrival and clearance services. This MPI status provides for, and secures, a safe border control service. It also supports environmental management practices in Opua.

Opua Wharf Marina is located alongside the main Opua wharf and has space for up to ten various size yachts up to 50 metres. The wharf berths include individual sewage pump-out facilities, power, water and telephone services. The walkways are wider than normal to accommodate the needs of larger and heavier vessels. A new shower and toilet block has also been constructed midway down the wharf for visiting vessels and for the general public. For rates contact the marina office. Tax exempt rates apply for overseas vessels. Outer wharf docking and rates are by negotiation.

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