Denham Maritime Facility

Jetties at Denham Maritime Facility

The Denham Maritime Facility is located on the town’s foreshore and services the charter and tourism industry and recreational vessels.

The maritime facility offers service jetty, boat launching and refuelling facilities, and a casual mooring berth. There is also a recreational jetty with six boat pens without walkway.

Denham is the main hub within the Shark Bay Heritage Area, which is renowned for its national parks and beautiful beaches that are home to dolphins, dugongs, and other wildlife. 


Service jetty

The concrete service jetty has lighting, power, water and fuel.

Wharf load limits
  • Commercial vessel berth load: Maximum 50 tonne displacement vessel berthing at a maximum 0.3 m/s at a maximum approach angle of 15°.
  • Replica vessel berth load: Maximum 100 tonne displacement vessel berthing at a maximum 0.2 m/s at a maximum approach angle of 15°.
  • Crane load: BHB mobilift TC35 (5 tonne crane)
  • Stack load: 15kPa (1500kg/m2).
  • Mooring load: SWL 10 tonne bollards.
  • Vehicle load:M9 vehicle load

Jinker slipway

The slipway is located adjacent to the Service Jetty and is managed by the Shire of Shark Bay.

Recreational jetty

The recreational jetty is located approximately 60 metres south of the service jetty and consists of 6 pens with no walkway.

Boat ramp

There is a dual lane boat launching ramp with a wooden walkway in between. Vehicle and trailer parking are available at the top of the ramp.

Fuelling facility 

Diesel fuel is available at this facility. This service is provided by Bailey’s Marine Fuels and a fuel card is required.
Phone: 1300 224 539


There is a public toilet block located near the entrance.

Public carparks

There is well maintained car and boat trailer parking located at the entrance to the facility and a carpark is between the service jetty and recreational jetty. 

Fish cleaning facilities

There are two fish cleaning facilities, one at the west end of the car and boat trailer parking area and one adjacent to the recreational jetty and pens.

Waterway entrance channel

Latitude: -25.928
Longitude: 113.533

Boat pens

Number of pens Lengths Services
6 pens

18m fixed pens without walkways

Single phase power and water

Fees and charges (2023/2024)

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

Fixed pen without walkways are charged per metre of the pen length.

Fixed pens without walkways

Fee type Fee
12 months $487.20
3 months or more per month $44.45
1 month $73.10
1 week $21.90

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

Cyclone community information sheet 

This information sheet provides important information to help users of Denham Maritime Facility during the lead up, impact and recovery from a tropical cyclone.


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 Carnarvon to Shoal Point nautical chart.

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 Carnarvon harbour office on (08) 9216 8230 Option 4 or email

Page last updated: Fri May 3 2024 3:44:02 PM