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Recreational / Yachts

Nelson is a popular destination for yachts. The sheltered marina, ready access to the waters of Tasman Bay and the Marlborough Sounds, excellent haul-out and repair facilities all add to the regions attractions of national parks, beaches, arts, crafts, cafes, wine and outdoor activities.


The Nelson City Council runs the Nelson Marina with visitor berths and permanent marina berths up to 15m. To get a copy of the informative publication Nelson by the Sea contact via:


The average pontoon size is 11m. The marina also has larger berths for bigger yachts.

Contact and bookings:

Direct dial: 64 3 546 7768



Larger yachts

Port Nelson has a super yacht pontoon positioned off Wakefield Quay . It runs up and down the line of the tide and prevailing wind, making this a comfortable berth with good access to the city and to restaurants.  The pontoon is 30m LOA, but the adjoining Coastal Berth gives an additional 85m, for a total mooring length of 115m. 

For more information on why Port Nelson is the ideal super yacht base, click on this link.

For rates, booking and more information contact the Duty Pilot:
Direct dial: 64 3 5393879