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Vessel size restrictions non-trading ports

  • Cooktown
    Maximum 70 metres in length. Vessels over 35 metres will be individually assessed for acceptance subject to conditions.
  • Port Douglas
    Maximum 50 metres in length. Vessels over 35 metres will be individually assessed for acceptance subject to conditions.
  • Rosslyn Bay
    Maximum 30 metres in length, 10 metres beam and three metres draft, subject to tide.
  • Urangan Boat Harbour
    Maximum 35 metres in length, 12 metres beam and two metres draft, subject to tide.
  • Snapper Creek
    Maximum 30 metres length, 10 metres beam and two metres draft, subject to tide.
  • Mooloolaba
    Maximum 35 metres length.
  • Gold Coast Seaway entrance
    Maximum 65 metres length. Under keel clearance one metre.
  • South Channel
    Maximum 65 metres length. Under keel clearance 0.5 of a metre.
  • North Channel to Gold Coast Marine Precinct via Coomera River
    Maximum 60 metres length. Vessels over 35 metres in length will be individually assessed for acceptance subject to conditions. Under keel clearance 0.5 of a metre.

For further information contact the nearest Maritime Safety Queensland regional office.

Last updated
24 August 2017