You may have noticed the road works around our Queenstown office and library located on Gorge Road. Don’t worry, both are still open so pop in and see our friendly team! For information on the road works underway, please visit our Major Projects page.

The Frankton and Wānaka Transfer Station facilities will close every Sunday, starting 27 November until 8 January 2023, due to staff shortages. Both facilities will be open 8.00am-5.00pm Monday to Saturday. We apologise for any inconvenience this may cause.

Boat Ramp Permit Fees

To purchase a ramp fee, please visit our offices at either 10 Gorge Road in Queenstown, or 47 Ardmore Street in Wānaka.

Permit Fees Other Fees and Information

Permit Fees

Item/s Cost
Recreation Boating Ramp Permit Fee $50 a year
Daily Ramp Permit Fee (up to 24 hours) $5

Other Fees and Information

Some important considerations include:

  1. A boat ramp permit is required per trailer.

  2. Boat ramp permits must be displayed on the trailer.

Please note that season tickets must be displayed in your windscreen or on your boat trailer. When these tickets displayed, the $5.00 ramp fee does not apply.

For more information on fees, please check our Navigation Safety Bylaw 2018.

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