Dock at Australia’s largest marina
Once all stages are complete, Wyndham Harbour will be the largest marina in Australia with 1,000 wet berths and a undercover dry stack for 390 boats. Together with a state-of-the-art service and repair facility, fuel dock open 24/7, a private boat ramp exclusively for our marina members and residential community only.
Adorned by several retail outlets and a strong food and beverage offering, mooring at Wyndham Harbour Marina gives you convenient and central access to Port Phillip Bay. It’s a great base for fishing, sailing and cruising.
Forget inner city, the ever growing traffic jams and parking hassles in Melbourne, Wyndham Harbour is the perfect retreat from the pace of city life just 30 minutes drive from the Melbourne CBD, and is the only safe harbour between Williamstown and Geelong along the northwestern shores of Port Phillip.
The Wyndham Harbour berthing amenities include our world class Bellingham Jetties, Fuel Dock open 24/7 (Diesel & ULP), around the clock security, CCTV, and Boat Sales and Chandlery for all your boating needs.
All berth members and visitors have 24/7 secured access to the Marina Lounge, a lovely setting to take in the magnificent views over harbour, as well as complimentary Nespresso Coffee and fresh towels for your stay. You’ll never want to go home.
Wyndham Harbour Marina will be a hub of nautical activity, with a proposed range of major boating events, regattas and regular race days. There’s always more to discover at Wyndham Harbour.
Marina facilities include:
- 150 wet berths (10m-20m and multihull)
- Yachting Australia Training Centre
- Modern bathrooms with showers and fresh towels
- Laundry facilities
- Kitchenette with Nespresso coffee
- Free NBN Wi-Fi inside members’ lounge
- Fuel Dock 24/7 (ULP and Diesel) ** due for completion 1 December 2017
- Complimentary car parking close to your berth
- Trailer boat access from Werribee South Boat Ramp (just 1Nm from us)
- Power and water supply to all berths
- Fish cleaning station
- Waste pump out
- Secure access 24/7
- Boat sales and chandlery
- BBQ use for marina guests
- Café and other eateries coming soon
Arrival By Boat
Wyndham Harbour is a new, all weather safe harbour on the north western shore of Port Phillip. It is protected by a fully enclosing and overlapping breakwater. This very feature that makes Wyndham Harbour such a great place to visit or to moor your boat on a long term basis. For the unaware, it may cause some difficulties when determining the exact location of the entrance, for first few times you visit the harbour. Even some locals have said that with the afternoon sun behind the marina, it can be difficult to get your bearings.
Wyndham Harbour’s resident YachtMaster and Melbourne to Osaka winning sailor Robert Bradley, wrote an informal user guide for: Finding & Navigating the entrance to Wyndham Harbour. It’s a great reference created with love to make your voyage to Wyndham Harbour much easier and safer.
Wyndham Harbour is easily accessible by water for the convenience of both our residents and the boating public. Docking at Wyndham Harbour Marina will give you convenient access to Port Phillip Bay and a great base for; cruising, fishing and sailing.
Centrally located on the northwestern shores of Port Phillip, Wyndham Harbour is a leisurely cruise from other Marinas and Yacht Clubs around the bay.
GPS Coordinates: 37’58.189 s 144’42.546 e.
Just a short cruise by boat, from the following bayside locations:
- 16.8Nm from Docklands (Melbourne CBD)
- 12.7Nm from RVYC (Williamstown)
- 13.7Nm from St Kilda Marina
- 13.4Nm from Sandringham Yacht Club
- 20.4Nm from Patterson River Marina
- 24.3Nm from Martha Cove Marina (Safety Beach)
- 24.3Nm from Blairgowrie Yacht Squadron
- 22.9Nm from Sorrento Sailing and Couta Boat Club
- 8.9Nm from Portarlington
- 20.0Nm from Royal Geelong Yacht Club (Geelong)
Wyndham Harbour makes the perfect destination for a day trip or overnighter to the west.
For all casual berthing and visitor enquiries, please contact the Marina office on (03) 9233 8530.
Visitors Berths are available using berths no’s: A41, A43, A45 & A47 for up to 4 hours between the hours of 0830 and 1700 every day, at no charge. If you wish to stay outside these times, overnight rates will apply. Exceptions apply if you’re using our marina as a ‘safe harbour’ during times of adverse weather (read below).
Arrival by boat, you will enter the harbour heading WEST, and once inside turn to starboard (right) heading NORTH to locate our light blue VISITOR’S berth flags (see image below). During peak times and especially when the weather is good we can become extremely busy, so please call us on (03) 9233 8530 prior to your arrival, so we can allocate you a berth.
For all overnight, weekend or longer term berth bookings please CLICK HERE to complete our ‘Book-A-Berth’ online registration form. Upon receipt, one of our team members will give you a call to finalise your booking.
Check In / Check Out Times:
The marina office operating hours are: 0830 to 1700 Monday to Sunday (except Christmas Day) so you will need to check in during these times. Our check out times are flexible to fit in with your planned departure & cruising schedule. You are most welcome to stay until 1500 hours the following day with us, if desired.
Our marina staff are delighted to assist you with mooring. So please let us know if you would like us assist on the dock upon your arrival? Remember, an extra set of hands to grab mooring lines makes docking much easier, particularly if it’s windy.
The depth of the marina has been dredged to 2.2m (7′.26″) at low tide chart datum with a deeper main entrance channel and lead in. The southern side of the marina (closest to Port Phillip, furtherest from land side) is actually our deepest area.
See our detailed ‘depth chart below’ should you have any concerns. Feel free to download for reference.
- Overnight stay is $50.00
- Two night stay is $100.00
- Three night stay is at the special discounted rate of $99.00
Yes, even over over long weekends and public holidays, so tell your friends.
Payment upon for prior to arrival is requested. Our marina office closes at 1700 hours and accepts cash, Visa or MasterCard.
If you would like to use our visitor’s berth or enquire about berthing for any term, please contact us on (03) 9233 8530.
Seek protection, use our Safe Harbour
Don’t get caught at sea in bad weather.
Wyndham Harbour is Victoria’s your only ‘safe harbour’ located between Williamstown and Geelong on the northwestern shores of Port Phillip, and skippers are most welcome to seek protection within the safe surrounds of our well protected harbour.
Free visitors berths are available during periods of bad weather and at times of heightened risk, you can have up-to 4 hours during daylight for free.
After that, don’t stress – just settle in and stay the night with us for only $50. For more information about our short-term stays click here.
If you’re interested in joining us, please contact Darren Finkelstein, our Marina Manager, on (03) 9233 8530.
Forget inner city, the ever growing traffic jams and parking hassles in Melbourne, Wyndham Harbour is the perfect retreat from the pace of city life just approximately 30 minutes drive from the Melbourne CBD, and is the only safe harbour between Williamstown and Geelong along the northwestern shores of Port Phillip.
One month mooring for just $250
Yes that’s right…. for only $250 you can ‘come try’ the one of our marina berths for one month! No more launching and retrieving at an overcrowded public boat ramp and there’s NO parking hassles here at Wyndham Harbour. This is total convenience boating, at its cheapest price ever!
We’ll allocate you a marina berth for your boat, that’s any size boat, at any time of the year. Peak summer holidays and/or the snapper season, you choose!
PLUS you get to enjoy our other great member facilities including:
- Private Members Lounge access 24/7
- Modern bathrooms with showers and fresh towels
- Laundry facilities (Washing Machine and Dryer)
- Kitchenette with Nespresso coffee
- Free NBN Wi-Fi inside Members Lounge
- Fuel Dock 24/7 (ULP and Diesel) – expected completion Dec 2017
- Complimentary car parking close to your berth
- Trailer boat access from Werribee South
- Boat Ramp (just 1Nm from us)
- Power and water supply to all berths (subject to consumption charges)
- Fish Cleaning Station
- Waste Pump Out
- Secure access 24/7
- Boat Sales and Chandlery
- BBQ use for marina guests
- Café Open (other eateries coming soon)
All this for just $250 for one month’s trial, you’ve got nothing to loose… Come and try, you’ll never want to leave; click here to Book-A-Berth.
Please call the Marina Office to reserve a berth. Short, Medium, and Long-Term berth sales and rentals available.
If you’re living out west anywhere from Williamstown to Geelong and inland as far back as Bendigo or Ballarat, then Wyndham Harbour is ideal for you.
Conveniently situated right in the middle of Port Phillip, with easy access to the best fishing grounds the bay has too offer and an easy sail from the yacht clubs famously dotted around the bay. Forget the inner city traffic snarls, no more parking hassles or boat ramp congestion and there’s no need to cross the Westgate Bridge to go boating. We have freeway access to our doorstep, getting to and leaving Wyndham Harbour after a days boating, is truly easy. This is convenience boating at it’s best, there’s no doubt that you will use your boat tons more, because it’s always ready to go when it suits you!
We offer significant discounts apply to those wishing to purchase a long-term berth licence for periods of: 5 years, 20 years or 99* years.
Our long-term licenses are transferable and are ideal for the boat owner and/or investor. The Wyndham Harbour office would love to ‘property manage’ your berth and can assist in finding you a suitable tenant. That way you’ll get some rental income along the way.
Our vendor finance offer directly from the developer, is a quick and convenient way to spread your payments. By selecting our deferred payment purchase program**, we have a simple and viable finance alternative for your purchase. But your accredited and licensed financial advisor should tell you all that!
*99 year term commenced on: 24/08/2010
**Service charge applies, read our current long term pricelist for details.
Please consult your licensed financial advisor to determine if this type of investment is suitable for you.
For information on our long-term marina berth offerings, please contact Darren Finkelstein on (03) 9233 8530.
Your safety, together with the safety of our visitors and staff is of prime importance. We take safety very seriously at Wyndham Harbour.
As a marina member, visitor and/or guest, you are required to read and understand the contents of our Emergency Management Plan and be prepared to follow the plan during an emergency situation.
Our Emergency Management Plan has been reviewed and approved by the CFA, who are the responsible authority for our location.
If you have any questions, please ask our marina staff immediately for clarification.
This marina is designed to respond to wave action generated by wind and passing vessels which can cause sudden movement to the pontoons, access gangways and moored vessels.
CAUTION must be exercised at all times when accessing the berths and moored vessels. All persons visiting this marina do so at their own risk. PLEASE TAKE CARE.
1.1 Vessel owners are required to read and understand the Water Safety Management Plan and Operational Environmental Management Plan (OEMP) issued by the Marina Manager.
1.2 The storage or transportation of Fuels, Oils and other Flammable and dangerous goods or substances is prohibited at all times. The refueling of vessels is only permitted at the fuel wharf by using the fuel bowser appropriate for the vessel.
1.3 Only vessels in a seaworthy condition and approved by the Marina Manager can enter the marina.
1.4 The marina may not be used to moor derelict vessels or vessels in a state of disrepair.
1.5 Lifesaving equipment, lifebuoys and ladders are located throughout the marina and are not to be used except in an emergency.
1.6 The marina fire hose reels and fire extinguishers shall not be used for any purpose other than during an emergency.
1.7 Marina users shall report any fire, explosion or combustible incident to the Marina Manager immediately.
1.8 Vessels using the marina and adjacent waterways must not create wave wash and must remain within the maximum speed limit of 4 knots.
1.9 Children under the age of 10 years, whilst using the private sections of the marina, must wear a personal flotation device and be accompanied or supervised by an adult at all times.
1.10 All collisions and damage to the marina and or vessels must be reported to the Marina Manager immediately following the incident.
1.11 Air-docks, Boat lifts and the like are not permitted to be used in the marina without the prior approval of the Marina Manager.
1.12 Unless unsafe to do so, all vessels will be moored “stern to” and mooring lines will be required to be in accordance with the minimum mooring line arrangements plan contained in the OEMP (Appendix C) issued by the Marina Manager to each vessel owner.
1.13 Living aboard vessels at the marina is not permitted without prior approval from the Marina Manager. There is a separate set of rules around living aboard your vessel. Exemptions for short term visitors using public berths may be granted.
1.14 Animals are not permitted to be on the marina unless on a leash and under the control of an adult. Animals aboard vessels at the marina will be under the marina general noise control requirements.
1.15 The night lighting of vessels at the marina is to be shielded so as to be contained within the vessel and its mooring area. The use of spotlights is not permitted except in an emergency.
1.16 All lines, rigging, halyards and loose fittings on vessels must be properly secured at all times so as to prevent noise and disturbance to the amenity of the precinct.
1.17 Vessel owners must ensure that mooring lines, fenders and boarding equipment are of adequate quality and maintained in good workable condition. The maintenance of vessel mooring lines is the responsibility of the vessel owner.
1.18 Vessels must be moored so as to be fully within the approved marina berth boundaries.
1.19 For the purpose of berthing, the length of a vessel is the maximum measurement from the forward extremity to the after extremity, including all protrusions and overhangs.
1.20 The berths may not be sub-let or loaned without the permission of the Marina Manager and only one vessel may occupy any one berth.
1.21 Boardwalks, gangways and docks must be kept free of goods and equipment and must not be used for storage whatsoever including vessel tenders, dinghies, ropes and hoses etc.
1.22 All authority and statutory regulations governing the navigation and movement of vessels will apply in the marina and adjacent waterways.
1.23 The tying up, or fastening of vessels to power and water pedestals, light bollards or gangways is prohibited.
1.24 The loading or unloading of passengers by commercial vessels is not permitted at Marina Berths. A passenger set down and pick up berth is provided for this use.
1.25 Use of Shore Power. All leads must be Approved as per Victorian Standards and fit for use. All vessel owners will be solely responsible for the maintenance of their shore power lead, If management find your lead to be not fit for use, we reserve the right to remove it from service.
2.1 Mooring users are required to preserve the amenity of the precinct by restricting noise emanating from vessels. Public address systems, tone enhanced telephone systems and the like are not permitted to be used.
2.2 The excessive running of engines, motors and generators whilst at the marina is not permitted.
2.3 Offensive language within the marina and general precinct will not be tolerated. Offenders may be requested to leave the marina by the Marina Manager.
2.4 Consumption of alcohol is not permitted on the marina docks and must be confined to a private vessel.
2.5 Marina users shall not moor, sail nor manoeuver any vessel so as to create a danger, obstacle, impediment or inconvenience to other users.
2.6 The hanging of washing, clothing and articles of a personal nature from the rigging or superstructure of vessels at the marina is not permitted.
2.7 Fishing, swimming, diving and underwater activities are not permitted within the marina and its adjacent waterways except with written authorization from the Marina Manager.
2.8 Security alarms fitted to vessels at the marina shall be adjusted for a cut-off period of five minutes or less.
3.1 Anti-pollution regulations apply within the marina which is a NO DISCHARGE zone.
3.2 A sewage pump-out facility is provided On the End of B. Training about its operation is provided to mooring users by the Marina Manager who is available to provide additional advice on its use.
3.3 Marina users shall observe the operating instructions for the sewage pump-out facility.
3.4 The use of vessel toilets, sinks and showers which discharge through the hull is prohibited whilst the vessel is within the marina and its adjacent waterways.
3.5 The discharge of polluted effluent from manual and automatic bilge pumps whilst within the marina is prohibited.
3.6 Washing or hosing down of vessel topsides is permitted using water from the service pedestal only. Any detergents used must be biodegradable and environmentally friendly.
3.7 The bottom scrapping of vessels whilst at the marina is not permitted.
3.8 Antifouling paints containing tributyl tin, organo tin or other hazardous compounds are pollutants and degrade water quality. Owners of vessels using antifouling paints of these types must make application in writing to the Marina Manager to enter the marina. Management has implemented a regular water quality testing program in order to monitor the local marine environment and detect any pollution sources.
3.9 Major repairs, sanding, grinding, painting or refitting of vessels at the marina is prohibited.
3.10 The cleaning of fish within the marina or upon the docks is prohibited. There is a fish cleaning area adjacent to the rubbish bins and trolley stand.
3.11 All leakages or spills of fuels, oils and other hazardous substances must be reported to the Marina Manager immediately.
4.1 Marina users shall make themselves familiar with and understand the emergency response plans and procedures including adherence to the directions given by the Marina Manager.
4.2 Welding, oxy cutting and other such hot work shall not be carried out on the marina or on any vessel berthed within the marina.
4.3 No garbage, batteries or other waste materials shall be permitted to be placed or left on the docks. All garbage and waste materials shall be disposed of in the receptacles provided or as directed by the Marina Manager.
4.4 Any debris within the marina and surrounds which is considered to be hazardous to safe navigation shall be reported to the Marina Manager.
4.5 Marina users shall exercise caution and adopt procedures for the safe use of electrical equipment near the water.
5.1 All damage caused to the marina, the marina surrounds or other vessels must be reported to the Marina Manager immediately.
5.2 All defects in or malfunctions of the mooring equipment or marina infrastructure must be reported to the Marina Manager immediately.
5.3 Marina users must keep and maintain the marina berth and any vessel in a clean and tidy condition and in good repair.
5.4 Docks are not permitted to be used for the maintenance, repair, painting and other works on moored vessels.
5.5 All contractors working on a vessel must be an approved contractor and MUST sign in at the marina office for each visit. The marina office shall hold a copy of their current appropriate licenses and insurance.
Currently, we have several Liveaboard residents who would welcome you with a glass of red and a cold beer. This is particularly favourable for the MultiHull style of vessel , as our berths cater well, for vessels with extra wide beams.
Should you be interested in living aboard your vessel whilst it’s moored at Wyndham Harbour, please contact our please contact the Marina office on (03) 9233 8530 to discuss your plans.
Approval for liveaboard activities, maybe issued on a case by case basis and only after discussion with our Marina Manager.
Below are our Liveaboard rules:
To be read in conjunction with our current marina rules and regulations.
- Permanent liveaboards are permitted in Wyndham Harbour Marina only by approval of the marina management. ‘Liveaboard’ means to sleep overnight on your vessel for more than 3 consecutive nights while it is moored in the marina.
- The liveaboard must be the owner of the vessel. Living aboard is not permitted on leased or rented vessels.
- Liveaboards will be reviewed annually.
- Liveaboard approval is not transferable to other persons.
- The vessel must comply with a boat safety inspection by the marina management and must be capable of making way under its own power.
- All vessels with liveaboards, power connections must comply in all respects with the relevant regulations.
- Only one power point per vessel to be used. Electricity consumption shall be limited to battery chargers and small household appliances (i.e. TV, radio). No electrical heaters are to be left switched ‘on’ in unattended vessels.
- There shall be no discharges of sewage from vessels into the marina. Vessels fitted with a toilet must have a functioning black water holding tank.
- Shore-side toilet and showers must be used at all times.
- No laundry to be hung off the vessel.
- The vessel shall be maintained in good and safe condition.
- Piers and finger piers must be kept clear at all times.
- Pets are not permitted on live aboard in the marina, unless prior agreement with management (dog breeds, number of pets etc.) Please note that if your pet proves to be a nuisance then management has the right to require that your pet be removed from the marina.
- All vehicles are to be maintained in good condition and must be registered at all times.
Vehicles are not to be used as storage.
NOTE: All Liveaboard vessel owners must submit a current personal emergency plan for your vessel to the Marina Manager upon application.
This plan must outline any special needs persons living aboard the vessel for a period longer than three (3) days, that may require special assistance or attention in an emergency situation. Such examples of special needs may include; poor mobility, hearing loss, speech or vision impaired etc.
The marina management may vary the rules by written notice to the berth occupiers. If there is any inconsistency between the provisions of these rules and the provisions of the Berth and Trailer Park Rental Agreement the provisions of the latter shall prevail.