The Council maintains the following boat launch services for public use. Charges apply for the use of boat ramps. Refer to notices displayed on-site for details.

Boat ramps application and fees

  Per day Per month Per annum
Per annum
Commercial users n/a $106.10 $238.90 $160.30
Private recreation users $7.20 $68.90 $157.20 $57.20

Canoe landings

Address Location
Avonside Drive, between Swanns Road and Stanmore Road Bridge Avonside
Corner Medway Street and River Road Avonside
Corner Retreat Road and Avonside Drive Avonside
Cambridge Terrace, between Barbadoes Street and Fitzgerald Avenue Central city
Gould Crescent Woolston
Corner Connal and McRae Streets Woolston
Corner Rutherford and Lane Streets Woolston

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