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  Boating  Boating Ramps

Eyre Peninsula

The following information on boat ramps has been reproduced from the 1991 brochure Boat Ramps in Sth Australia, compiled by the Coastal Management Branch, Department of Environment and Natural Resources South Australia.

Please refer to the Boating Ramp Classifications for a detailed reference of the ratings.

Boating Ramps - Eyre Peninsula
Road Access
Anxious Bay
  • Turn off Flinders Hwy, approx 30km north of Elliston.
  • Arno Bay
  • 2 km north of township.
  • Billy Light
  • 2 lanes.
  • Ceduna
  • Midway between Ceduna and Thevenard.
  • 4 lane ramps, all tide launching.
  • Coffin Bay
  • Adjacent to Esplanade, 4 lane ramp.
  • Coffin Bay
  • Beach Ramp.
  • Cowell
  • South side of jetty reserve, dredged channel to sea - use caution at low tide.
  • Cost $2 per launch
  • Weekly pass for $10
  • Yearly passes also available
  • Good all weather ramp
  • Elliston
  • Beach parking.
  • Farm Beach
    Louth Bay
  • Launching off firm sand.
  • Beach parking.
  • Lucky Bay
  • Ramp to beach only.
  • Launching at most tides.
  • Moores Landing
  • Good ramp and breakwater.
  • Nadia Landing
  • Access may be accross private land.
  • North Shields
    Port Augusta
  • West side adjacent to old bridge.
  • Provisions are currently free.
  • Port Davies
  • Cars vulnerable to vandalism.
  • Port Lincoln
  • Adjacent to caravan park.
  • Port Lincoln
  • Snapper Rock 200m east of Power Station - slippery rock sometimes.
  • Port Lincoln
  • Billy Light.
  • Port Lincoln
  • Marina Boat Ramp..
  • Port Lowly
  • Seaweed may make ramp slippery.
  • The ramp is free and there are no facilities and no lighting
  • There is a large area set aside for parking
  • It is well protected but could be a bit hairy with winds from the North
  • Port Neill
    Port Pirie
  • Sand bar on the other side of the channel.
  • There is no toilets at the ramp.
  • There is ample safe well lit parking with long bays for car and trailer.
  • A good wash down bay is available.
  • Easy launching even at low tide.
  • Sceale Bay
    Smokey Bay
  • Well Protected from wind
  • Fairly long breakwater - good for waiting your turn !
  • Specialised boats used by professionals
  • Professional Oyster Farming launching
  • Ramp width generous size for 2 lane launchings
  • Huge parking facilities
  • See More of Smokey Bay
  • Streaky Bay
  • Shallow water at low tide.
  • Thevenard
  • 1 lane ramp - all tide launching.
  • Trinity Haven
    Tumby Bay
  • 100m south of main jetty.
  • Venus Bay
  • Most launching is from beach east of jetty.
  • Whyalla
  • Hummock Hill
  • The ramp has 4 lanes
  • Good at all tides and weather conditions
  • Cost $4.40 to launch (you need correct money at ramp)
  • Parking tickets issued via machine at entrance to marina
  • The carpark now has realtime video surviellance with a direct feed to the Whyalla Police Station
  • The facility has all night lighting, fishcleaning area (undercover) and a washdown area for boats.

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