Slipway and breakwater

​​​​ Oamaru harbour slipway on a sunny day.​​The Slipway

If you wish to use the slipway, you will need to complete the application form below and submit it to Council. All enquiries regarding the use of the harbour slipway can be made to Council by calling 03 433 0300.

Agreement for Use of Oamaru Harbour Slipway 2019 ​(PDF, 167.8KB)

Slipway fees

Please refer to our fees and charges page for current prices.  All fees (winch fees and daily fees) must be paid before the vessel is released from the slipway.

The breakwater​

You are allowed to acSeal in the oamaru harbour.cess the harbor breakwater during daylight hours, however, you do so at your own risk. 

There are multiple hazards on the breakwater to be aware of, including a slippery surface, high breaking waves and wildlife (such as seals).

Page reviewed: 15 Jan 2020 1:36pm