Boat ramps

Boat ramp at Waitaki Lakes.Council provides boat ramps at the following camping grounds:

  • Parsons Rock
  • Boat Harbour
  • Loch Laird​
  • Sailors Cutting
  • Falstone Creek

See our camping ground map for locations of boat ramps. 

There is a fee to use the boat ramps. This fee covers the cost of ramp, carpark and toilet maintenance. Ramp fees apply to powerboats and yachts only - not to rowers, kayaks or coracles.

You can purchase either a day ticket or a season pass.  

​​​​Please refer to our fees and ​charges page​ for current prices.​​​​​

  • Council’s office in Oamaru (cash, Eftpos, cheque, internet banking)
  • Westside Café and Shop, Otematata (cash, Eftpos)
  • Kurow Auto Services (cash, Eftpos)
  • Mobil​ Garage, Omarama (cash, Eftpos)
  • Camp ground registration booths (cash only)​​
  • The camp supervisor by calling 027 686 6901 (cash, cheque, Eftpos)

The registration process for boat ramps and payment options are the same as ​for camping gr​ounds​.

​If purchasing a season ticket for a boat ramp at one of the camping grounds please go to the registration booth, complete the details on one of the envelopes, then contact the camp supervisor to arrange payment and to get your season ticket issued.

Please ensure you display your full season or day ticket so it can be easily seen.

Page reviewed: 08 Sep 2017 2:46pm