Hopetoun Maritime Facility

Two jetties at Hopetoun Maritime Facility.

The Hopetoun Maritime Facility is located in the town centre and comprises of a service jetty, boat ramp, public toilets, car park and hardstand area.

Hopetoun is a quiet, holiday town situated 358 kilometres east of Albany and 239 kilometres west of Esperance.

The town was originally settled by whalers and sealers but the magnificent coastal scenery and unspoilt beaches are now popular for boating, windsurfing, fishing and swimming.


Service jetty

There is a 38 metre service jetty with a water supply. 

Wharf load limits
  • Berth load: 50 tonne displacement vessel berthing at a maximum of 0.3 m/s at a maximum approach angle of 15°
  • Stack load: 750 kg/m²
  • Crane load: 6 tonne gross weight
  • Vehicle load: M9 standard load

Boat ramp

There is a single lane concrete ramp, alongside is a 27-metre catwalk.

Public toilets

Public toilets are located to the north of the maritime facility.


There is a large, compacted gravel parking and hardstand area. 

Expired flare disposal

Flare disposal is available nearby at the Hopetoun Sea Search and Rescue Group on Veal Street, Hopetoun. Find out more about flare disposal locations.

Waterway entrance channel

Latitude: -33.954 
Longitude: 120.125

Casual vessel berthing

Hopetoun Maritime Facility’s service jetty can be used for casual, overnight or emergency vessel accommodation on request. Submit the enquiry form below to arrange vessel accommodation.

There are fees and conditions of use for our service jetties and wharves

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 Bremer Bay to Esperance 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 greatsouthern@transport.wa.gov.au

Page last updated: Tue Aug 29 2023 3:53:23 PM