Spoilbank Marina

The impressive Spoilbank Marina at Port Hedland is nearing completion.

An aerial photo of the impressive new Spoilbank Marina at Port Headland.

The marina precinct is expected to be fully operational in September 2024 providing a modern, 
state-of-the-art facilities that rate amongst the best on the WA coastline.

The marina will be a new marine hub for the local community and visitors to enjoy, with 22 new 
cyclone-rated floating boat pens, a four-lane boat ramp, a fishing platform and cleaning facilities.

The new larger boat ramp, opened in January 2024, is accessible at all tides and together with the 
new boat pens they significantly improve access and safety for the boating community.

Boat owners interested in becoming a penholder at the marina should apply now with boat pens 
expected to be open shortly. 

There is currently no access to any landside facilities, including water and electrical services. 

Port Hedland is a popular spot for fishing, crabbing, whale watching and known for turtle nesting.

Temporary Notice to Mariners: Pilbara notices (transport.wa.gov.au)

Harbour Facilities

Boat ramp

There is a four-lane boat launch ramp with two floating universal access jetties.

Public carparks

There is a well-maintained public car and boat trailer parking area for 200 vehicles located near the marina entrance, which will be provided as part of works by the Town of Port Hedland.

Public Jetty

There is a two-storey public fishing jetty on the western seawall with an artificial reef installed underneath.

Fish cleaning, public jetty and other facilities

To be provided as part of the works by the Town of Port Hedland.

Expired flare disposal

Flare disposal is available at the Department of Transport Karratha Office, 2/20 Sharpe Avenue, Karratha or Main Roads, 12-16 Brand Street, South Hedland.

Waterway entrance channel

Latitude: -20.30549
Longitude: - 118.58933

Breakwaters

There are two breakwaters to protect against wave penetration into the marina which are also publicly available with pedestrian paths.

Boat pens

Number of pens Lengths Services
22 pens

Pens range from 10m to 20m.

Options include:

  • 11 x 10m pens
  • 1 x 10m CAT pen
  • 2 x 12m pens
  • 1 x 13m CAT pen
  • 4 x 15m pens
  • 1 x 17m CAT pen
  • 1 x 18m pen
  • 1 x 20m pen
Still being finalised

Fees and charges (2024/2025)

See below for fees applicable at Spoilbank Marina from 1 July 2024.

Floating pens with walkway are charged per metre of pen length, with CAT pens charged at 150% of that rate. The floating pens alongside berth are charged per metre of the vessel length.

Recreational, tourism, government and fishing vessel accommodation fees

12 months

Fee type Fee
Floating alongside walkway $716.50
Floating alongside berth $716.50

3 month or more per month

Fee type Fee
Floating alongside walkway $65.35
Floating alongside berth $65.35

Per month

Fee type Fee
Floating alongside walkway $107.45
Floating alongside berth $107.45

Per week

Fee type Fee
Floating alongside walkway $32.20
Floating alongside berth $32.20

Service vessel accommodation fees

12 months

Fee type Fee
Floating alongside walkway $931.45
Floating alongside berth $931.45

3 months or more per month

Fee type Fee
Floating alongside walkway $84.95
Floating alongside berth $84.95

Per month

Fee type Fee
Floating alongside walkway $139.70
Floating alongside berth $139.70

Per week

Fee type Fee
Floating alongside walkway $41.90
Floating alongside berth $41.90

Per day

Fee type Fee
Per metre of the vessel length $13.10

Other facility fees

Fee type Fee
Electricity supply - metered COST
Water supply - metered COST
Rubbish removal - including any not placed in supplied bins or containers not removed; waste oil in excess of 150 litres; or rubbish from source other than fee paying vessel. COST

Apply for a boat pen

DoT’s vessel accommodation is offered on a casual, short-term and long-term basis and is always in high demand. Submit the enquiry form to find out if a pen is available.

Page last updated: Wed Jul 3 2024 11:48:45 AM