Find a boat ramp

This page includes an interactive map to help you find a boat ramp, as well as a list of all ramps in the Northern Territory (NT).

You must take care when launching and retrieving your boat. 

Crocodile safety is very important as these deadly predators live in most NT waters. 

You must use caution on boat ramps as they may be slippery.

NT boat ramp map

View the public boat ramps in the NT in a larger map

Darwin boat ramps

RampLocationTidal access
Dinah Beach rampApproximately 3km from central Darwin on Frances Bay Drive2.5m
Hudson Creek rampCasey Street East ArmAbove 2.5m
Doyles ramp (Darwin Ski Club)End of Conacher Street adjacent to the Ski Club on the foreshores of Fannie Bay approximately 4km from central DarwinAbove 2.5m
Nightcliff rampCorner of Banksia Street and Casuarina Drive, Nightcliff, approximately 2km from Nightcliff Shopping CentreAbove 2.5m
Palmerston rampAdjacent to Elizabeth River Bridge on the Palmerston side, approximately 9km from Stuart Highway via University AvenueMost tides
Channel Island rampApproximately 25km west of Palmerston, across Elizabeth River BridgeMost tides
Middle Arm rampEnd of Middle Arm Road approximately 15km from Cox Peninsula RoadMost tides but may be difficult at low water
Buffalo Creek rampApproximately 2km from signpost on Lee Point Road - Buffalo Creek provides access to Shoal BayAll tides at ramp - no access through Buffalo Creek mouth below 4m
Leaders Creek rampThe turn-off to the Leaders Creek ramp is approximately 44km along Gunn Point Road off Howard Springs Road - turn right at the signpost. Parts of the road may be badly corrugated.Above 2m
Saltwater Arm rampThe turn off to Saltwater Arm boat ramp is 2km before the Leaders Creek rampAbove 2m
Adelaide River rampNext to Adelaide River Bridge on the Arnhem HighwayMost tides but difficulties may be encountered on extremely low water
Corroboree Billabong rampCorroboree ramp, turn left 1km east of Corroboree Park tavern and follow the signsNo tidal influence
Rock Hole rampTurn left off Point Stuart RoadNo tidal influence
Mary River rampUpstream of Mary River Bridge on the Arnhem HighwayNo tidal influence
Shady Camp rampsUpstream and downstream of Shady Camp barrageNo tidal influence on freshwater side, seasonal on saltwater side, generally half tide upwards
South Alligator rampDownstream of the South Alligator bridge on the Arnhem HighwayVaries, generally half tide upwards
East Alligator rampsUpstream and downstream of Cahills CrossingVaries, generally half tide upwards
Dundee Beach rampNative Point Dundee LodgeMost tides
Finniss River rampHardcastle RoadNo tidal influence
Milne Inlet rampMilne Road Bynoe HarbourAbove 3m
Six Pack Creek rampBynoe HarbourAbove 2.5m
Channel Point rampPermit required. Read about permits for Channel Point.Above 3.5m
Daly River rampWooliana RdMost tides

Nhulunbuy boat ramps

RampTidal access
Sea Swift Community Boat RampAbove 1.5m
Gove Yacht Club rampMid-tide upwards

Gulf of Carpentaria boat ramps

RampLocationTidal access
Roper Bar rampRoper Bar Crossing Roper HighwayAbove 2.5m
Tomato Island rampRoper HighwayAbove 2.5m
No. 1 landing rampRoper River mouthAbove 2m
Borroloola Town rampBorroloola TownAbove 3.5m
Rocky Creek rampRocky CreekAbove 3.5m
Mule Creek rampMule CreekAbove 2.5m

Last updated: 13 October 2017