Albany Emu Point Boat Harbour

Aerial photo of Albany Emu Point Boat Harbour.

The Emu Point Boat Harbour is 9 kilometres from the centre of Albany, in Oyster Harbour. 

A popular spot for fishing and boating, the sheltered waters of Oyster Harbour offer safe berthing options, including fixed timber jetty berths, one suitable for commercial vessels and a commercial service wharf. 

The boat harbour has 24 commercial and recreational boat pens, 4 jetties, a three-lane boat ramp, and fish cleaning facilities. 

Harbour facilities

Service jetty

The concrete loading jetty provides single and three phase power, water, lighting, and vehicle access. 

Wharf load limits
  • Berth load: Max 50 tonne displacement vessel berthing at a maximum of 0.15 m/s at a maximum approach angle of 15°
  • Stack load: 1600 kg/m²
  • Crane load: 5 tonnes gross weight
  • Vehicle load: Maximum vehicle length of 12.5m. 26.5 tonne total mass.

Boat ramp

There is a three lane boat launch ramp with two floating universal access jetties. 


A public toilet and shower block is located near the entrance of the boat harbour and is maintained by the City of Albany.

Public carparks

There is well-maintained public car and boat trailer parking located near the harbour entrance. 

Fish cleaning facilities

There is a stainless-steel bench with six taps and waste facilities, maintained by the City of Albany. 

Slipway service

There is a small boat lifter which is operated by Emu Point Slipway Services. 
Phone: 0427 426 272

Expired flare disposal

Flare disposal is available at the Department of Transport Albany Office, 178 Stirling Terrace, Albany or the Hanrahan Road Waste Minimisation Facility, Hanrahan Road, Albany.

Find out more about flare disposal locations.

Waterway entrance channel

Latitude: -34.991 S 
Longitude: 117.946 E

  Boat pens

Number of pens Lengths Services
24 pens

Pens range from 12m to 18m.

Options include:

  • 7x 18m pen
  • 11x 12m pen
  • 6x 15m pens
Single phase power, water and lighting.

There are also 45 recreational boat pens operated by the City of Albany located within the boat harbour. For more information, contact the City of Albany. Phone: 08 6820 3000

City of Albany: Emu Point Boat Pens

Fees and charges (2023/2024)

See below for current fees at Emu Point Boat Harbour.

All fees quoted are inclusive of GST and should be paid in advance. 

Fixed pens with a walkway are charged per metre of pen length. The fixed alongside berth option is charged per metre of the vessel length.

12 months

Fee type Fee
Fixed pen without walkway $394.55
Fixed alongside berth $475.20

3 months or more per month

Fee type Fee
Fixed pen without walkway $36.00
Fixed alongside berth $43.35

1 month

Fee type Fee
Fixed pen without walkway $59.20
Fixed alongside berth $71.30

1 week

Fee type Fee
Fixed pen without walkway $17.75
Fixed alongside berth $21.40

Other facility fees

Fee type Fee
Electricity supply - metered COST
Water supply - metered COST
Rubbish removal - including any not placed in supplied bins or containers not removed; waste oil in excess of 150 litres; or rubbish from source other than fee paying vessel. COST

Service jetty fees

There are fees and conditions for use for service jetties and wharves at DoT managed maritime facilities.
Find out more about service jetty and wharf fees.

Fees and charges (2024/2025)

Please refer to the documents below for information regarding the fees and charges to be applied from 1 July 2024.

Apply for a boat pen

DoT’s vessel accommodation is offered on a casual, short term and long term basis and is always in high demand. Submit the enquiry form to find out if a pen is available. 

Ready to apply?

Once you have spoken with one of our Harbour Officers to confirm availability, fill in either the waitlist or vessel accommodation application form below and familiarise yourself with important terms and conditions.

  Useful resources

DoT has several resources to help you stay safe when out on the water.


Deckee is a free app to help you plan your next boating trip. The app helps you keep informed with location-based data, safety alerts, access to the coast cams, weather forecasts and other information while you're on your boat. Download Deckee before you go.

Boating safety

We provide a range of boating safety information on safety equipment, boating rules and marine radios and distress calls.

Nautical charts

DoT publishes nautical charts of the WA coastline for use by recreational and commercial vessels.

See Cape Peron to Albany nautical charts.

Boating guides

Our boating guides provide local marine safety information, including boating hazards, speed restrictions, personal watercraft, water ski and closed water areas. Download a guide below or visit the boating guides page for more resources.

Contact us

To find out more, contact the Albany office on (08) 9216 8520 or email

Page last updated: Fri May 3 2024 3:26:31 PM