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Cullen Bay Marina is the most popular marina in Darwin. Due to an eight metre tidal range, you must go through a lock system to enter the marina.
Facilities include: • Floating docks • Toilets and showers • Power and water at berth • Self-service laundry • Receive and hold mail service • Fuelling facility • Chandlery • Pump-out facilities • Restaurants • Bars • Hairdressing, 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 5.5m and Draught 3m • Gasoil (red diesel – not for road use) and petrol, available on the fuel pontoon • Water and electricity (240 volt/15 amp), available on all berths • Ample free car parking • Chandlery and boat sales services are provided on site
Security/Access Access to the pontoons, toilets and shower facilities is via an electronic key fob system. Visitors will be issued a temporary PIN valid for the length of their stay.
Toilets and Showers Toilets, showers and disabled facilities are available. Contact the Lockmaster.
Laundry Laundry facilities are available at the Cullen Bay Laundromat. The laundry equipment is operated with $1 coins.
Telephones 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.
Fuel 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
A Form 43 that is available from Customs office - 21 Lindsay Street, Darwin Ph: 89 806532
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.
Refuse Large bins are located behind the toilet facilities 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 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.