Wharves and Commercial Fishing Facilities
Tauranga City Council provides a number of facilities across the city to support the fishing and aquaculture industries. These facilities range from public wharves offering short- or long-term berthage, through to areas for offloading of commercial fishing catch and the loading of fish ice.
Vessel Works manages the Fishing Wharf at 2 Cross Road, Sulphur Point. The wharf is available 24/7 and can be booked by the hour to allow the offload of commercial fishing catch, loading of fish ice, or the bunkering of fuel.
Click here to book the Cross Road Fishing Wharf:
Vessel Works – Berthage
Vessel works has multiple berthage options available.
Cross Road – Commercial Vessel Ramp
The Cross Road Ramp is provided for the use by roll-on / roll off commercial ferries. The ramp can be booked by the hour and a facility fee is payable for the use of the ramp.
Click here to book the ramp – selecting the time and date, and entering your vessel information including your contact details. Post the booking process you are able to manage and edit the booking as required. You are able to contact the Vessel Works office if you wish to enquire as to who has booked an adjacent booking.
Cross Road Loading Wharf
For the use of loading fish ice or unloading of fish. The wharf can be booked by the hour 24/7 by booking here or calling 0800 4 bookings.
Vessel Works has developed a commercial wharf designed to support vessels wishing to undertake significant alongside repairs and maintenance. The wharf is over 30 metres long and is best suited to larger vessels with a high beam. The berth can accommodate vessel up to 60m in length. Enquire now – requesting the Refit Wharf.
The Bridge Wharf is a fixed timber wharf with a total of 16 fixed berths. The wharf is serviced from Hikuwai Place (formerly Den Place). Parking is available immediately adjacent the wharf, with a recycling centre providing recycling of glass, plastics, oil and batteries. Secure access is provided to the wharf for safety and security reasons.
Floating Pontoon Berths
Vessel Works has developed a number of floating pontoon berths, which are dircetly connected to the Vessel Works hardstand providing convenient access between the hardstand and the vessel.
If you are interested in any of the above berthage options please complete this form or contact us on 0800 4 booking (24/7) or call +64 7 577 72770 during business hours.