Boat Ramp Permit Fees

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Boat Ramp Permit Fees


  • Recreation Boating Ramp Permit Fee: $50 a year
  • Daily Ramp Permit Fee (up to 24 hours): $5

How to purchase a ramp fee

Please visit the Queenstown Council office at 10 Gorge Road,  or Wanaka office at 47 Ardmore Street.

Please display the season tickets in your windscreen or on your boat trailer. When the tickets are displayed the $5 ramp fee does not apply.

Other Fees and Information

See the Queenstown Lakes District Waterways and Ramp Fees Bylaw 2014 for more information on fees.


Marty Black
03 442 3445 or 0274 345 289

There is also a full time Deputy Harbour Master - Dave Black phone 0274 142 270

During the summer patrols are put into place on Lake Wanaka.