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Marina Facilities

Cullen Bay Marina is the most popular marina in Darwin. Being the closest Marina to the Harbour Entry, direct access to the city, and of course our unmatched surroundings, it is easy to see why Cullen Bay is Darwins premium Marina facility. 

Facilities include:

    Floating docks new is 2014
    Toilets and shower facilites

Power and water at berth (all berths over 15m have 3 phase)
Self-service laundry
Receive and hold mail service
Fuelling facility
Chandlery and haulout facility
airdressing, health and beauty salons

Services include:

    140 fully serviced and secure pontoon berths
24 hour staffing
Accommodation for vessels of up to 25m L.O.A., Beam 9.5m and Draught 3m
and petrol, available on the fuel pontoon
Water and electricity (240 volt/15 amp), available on all berths (3ph 15m plus berths)
Ample free car parking
Chandlery and boat sales services are provided on site


Access to the pontoons, toilets and shower facilities is via an electronic key fob system. Visitors will be issued with cards and FOBS for the length of their stay.

Toilets and Showers

Freshgly renovated Toilets and showers.


Staffed Laundry facilities are available at the Cullen Bay Laundromat. The laundry equipment is operated with $1 coins.


A payphone is available in the commercial precinct.

VHF Radio

The marina maintains a listening watch on VHF Channel 11. Call sign Cullen Bay Lock.

Water and Electricity

Water and electricity are available on the pontoons. Owners of vessels must supply their own water hoses. Electricity supply is 240 volt 50 htz and is metered so you only pay for whaqt you use. Berths over 15m have have singl phase 15a as well as 32a three phase 


Diesel and unleaded petrol is available from the Fuel Berth which is located on the floating pontoon outside of the Cullen Bay Lock. This is a self-serve facility that take both Debit and Credit Cards that are authorised by a pin. For vessels departing Darwin for International Waters, Duty Free Fuel is available. To obtain Duty Free Fuel, the fuel is to be purchased inclusive of duty then later duty is claimed back through Customs. In order for the Master to claim the excise they will need to have completed

Customs will then need to obtain a

  • Copy of the receipt for fuel purchased
  • Copy of Darwin Port Clearance
  • Copy of the approved Form 43
  • A completed Excise Claim Form

These will then be sent to the Australian Taxation Office for processing. Reimbursement of Excise can only be paid by Cheque to an Australian Postal Address, or by Direct Debit to an Australian Bank Account. For more information please call the Australian Taxation Office on 1300 137 290.


Large bins are located behind the toilet facilities at the Marina, and at the Ferry Terminal.

Waste Oil/Batteries

Waste oil is to be disposed of in the oil drum behind the toilet facilities.
Provision is also made for battery disposal, please contact the Lockmaster.

Boatyard facilities

Darwin Shipstores, Cullen Bay Slipway 08 8941 7544

Pump out

A bilge and holding tank pump out facility is available. Contact the Lockmaster.


Trolleys are stored at the trolley bay on the main marina walkway

Weather forecasts

Local area weather forecasts are displayed daily on the notice board at the
Lockmaster's office.

Lock times

24 hour staffing, 7 days per week.
Open hourly by request between 6.00am and 11.00pm.  A fee is applicable between 11.00pm and 6.00am.

Car parking

Free Public car parking is available next to and across the road from the Marina.

*Please Note: There are no security measures in place for these facilities and
Cullen Bay Marina takes no responsibility for any damage or losses incurred.

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