Coral Bay Maritime Facility

Boats moored at the two finger jetties at Coral Bay Maritime Facility

Coral Bay Maritime Facility is located south of the Coral Bay town centre and services recreational, tourism, charter and commercial vessels. 

The facility offers a double lane boat ramp, 2 finger jetties, a service jetty, and 13 dinghy pens for commercial use. There is also parking and public toilets available. 

Coral Bay is close to Ningaloo Reef in a UNESCO World Heritage Site, making it a popular holiday destination for diving, swimming, snorkelling and fishing.


Service jetty

There is a service jetty may be used to drop off and pick up of passengers only.

Wharf load limits
  • Berth load:25 tonne displacement vessel berthing at a maximum 0.3 m/s with a maximum approach angle of 15°.
  • Stack load: 1500kg/m2.
  • Vehicle and crane load: Maximum gross load of 13.5 tonnes. Only one crane permitted at a time.

Pontoon jetty

Wharf load limits
  • Main pontoon: 13 vessels not exceeding 6 x 2.8 metres.
  • T-head pontoon (temporary berth only): 1 vessel not exceeding 12 x 5 metres.
  • Gangway load:400kg/m2

Boat ramp

There is a dual lane boat ramp with a sealed car and boat trailer parking area. 


There is a large car and trailer parking area.

Public toilets 

3 self-composting public toilets are located to the north of the car and boat trailer parking area. 

Waterway entrance channel

Latitude: -23.154 S 
Longitude: 113.766 E

Fees and charges (2024/2025)

See below for current fees at Coral Bay Maritime Facility.

All fees are charged per vessel, quoted are inclusive of GST and should be paid in advance. 

Use of dinghy pens

Fee type Fee
12 months paid in advance, per vessel $439.30

Useful resources

DoT has several resources to help you stay safe when out on the water.

Cyclone community information sheet

This information sheet provides important information to help users of Coral Bay Maritime Facility during the lead up, impact and recovery from a tropical cyclone.


Deckee is a free app to help you plan your next boating trip. The app helps you keep informed with location-based data, safety alerts, access to the coast cams, weather forecasts and other information while you're on your boat. Download Deckee before you go.

Boating safety

We provide a range of boating safety information on safety equipment, boating rules and marine radios and distress calls.

Nautical charts

DoT publishes nautical charts of the WA coastline for use by recreational and commercial vessels.

Boating guides

Our boating guides provide local marine safety information, including boating hazards, speed restrictions, personal watercraft, water ski and closed water areas. Download a guide below or visit the boating guides page for more resources.

Contact us

To find out more, contact the Exmouth office on (08) 9216 8219 or email

For vessel accommodation enquiries, submit the enquiry form below.


Page last updated: Wed Jun 26 2024 11:28:51 AM