Ports of entry Queensland

Brisbane

Position:
Latitude: 27 deg 26'S
Longitude: 153 deg 06'E

Charts of Area:
AUS 814

Department of Immigration and Border Protection contact details:
Smallcraft Officer
20-22 The Circuit
Airport Village
Brisbane Airport Qld 4007
Office hours: 07 3895 6910
After hours: 07 3895 6906
Fax: 07 3895 6977
Email: brissea@border.gov.au

Department of Agriculture (Seaports) contact details:
42 - 44 Qantas Drive
Eagle Farm Qld 4009
Office Hours (Switch): 07 3246 8755
After hours: 0400 919 001
Fax: 07 3895 9712
Web: www.agriculture.gov.au

Boarding Station for arrival:
Rivergate Marina and Shipyard
17 Rivergate Place
Murarrie Qld 4172
Web: www.rivergate.com.au/

Port Draughts:
Brisbane River:  9.1m
Rivergate Marina: 7m

Bundaberg

Position:
Latitude: 24°45'S
Longitude: 152°23'E

Charts of Area:
AUS 818 and 243

Department of Immigration and Border Protection contact details:
Customs House
5B Scotland Street
Bundaberg Qld 4670
Office hours: 07 4331 7200
After hours: 07 4331 7200
Email: dmqldbunda2@border.gov.au

Department of Agriculture and Water Resources contact details:
5B Scotland Street
Bundaberg Qld 4670
Office hours: 1800 900 090
Fax: 07 4153 1457

Boarding Station for arrival:
Bundaberg Port Marina
07 4159 5066
Web: www.bundabergportmarina.com.au

Port Draughts:
3 metres

Cairns

Position:
Latitude: 16°55'S
Longitude: 145°51'E

Charts of Area:
AUS 4620 and 262

Department of Immigration and Border Protection contact details:
Smallcraft Officer
AAC Building
Cairns International Airport
Qld 4870
Office hours: 07 4052 3580
After hours: 0419 778 990
Email: CairnsShipping@border.gov.au
Radio: VHF Channel 16 (M-F)

Department of Agriculture contact details:
AAC, Ground Floor
Cairns International Airport
Cairns Qld 4870
Office hours: 07 4030 7800
After hours: 0417 749 256
Fax: 07 4035 9578

Boarding Station for arrival:
Cairns Port, as directed by the Department of Immigration and Border Protection and/or port authorities.

Port Draughts:
Shipping Channel: 8.3m LAT
Berths 1-6: 8.4m LAT
Berths 7-8: 10m LAT
Marlin Marina: 2.5m LAT

Gladstone

Position:
Latitude: 23°50'S
Longitude: 151°15'E

Charts of Area:
AUS 244, 245 and 246

Department of Immigration and Border Protection contact details:
Small Craft Officer
Customs House
31 Lord St
Gladstone Qld 4680
Office hours: 07 4976 3600
After hours: 07 4976 3600
Fax: 07 4976 3649
Email: gladstonedo@border.gov.au

Department of Agriculture contact details:
Level 4, 100 Goondoon Street
Gladstone Qld 4680
Office hours: 07 4976 6600
After hours: 07 4792 0461
Fax: 07 4972 0119

Boarding Station for arrival:
Must come into the designated International Yacht Berth at Gladstone Marina (G28 & H30)

Port Draughts:
Approximately 4 metres (considered a deep-water port)

Mackay

Position:
Latitude: 21°07'S
Longitude: 149°14'E

Charts of Area:
AUS 250, 823 and 821

Department of Immigration and Border Protection contact details:
Smallcraft Officer, Customs House
Mulherin Drive
Reef Marina Village
Mackay Qld 4740
24 hrs: 07 4965 7100
Fax: 07 4965 7199
Email: shipmac@border.gov.au
Radio: VHF Channel 16 (8.30am to 4.51pm - Monday to Friday)

Department of Agriculture contact details:

Customs House
Mulherin Drive
Reef Marina Village
Mackay Qld 4740
Office hours: 07 4955 9600
After hours: 0427 861 911
Fax: 07 4955 9699

Boarding Station for arrival:
Contact pier Master on Ch 16 for anchorage prior to clearance.

Port Draughts:
Mackay (Outer Harbour)
MHWS: 5.28m, ML: 4.06m
MLWN: 1.94m, HAT: 6.41m
Mackay Marina LWD
Channel: 4.5m Berth: 3.5m

Southport (Gold Coast)

Position:
Latitude: 29 deg 58'' 32' South
Longitude: 153 deg 25'' 32' East

Chart of Area:
AUS 30 and 814

Department of Immigration and Border Protection – Australian Border Force contact details:
Smallcraft Officer
20-22 The Circuit
Airport Village
Brisbane Airport Qld. 4007
Office hours: +61 7 3895 6910
After hours: +61 7 3895 6906
Fax: +61 7 3895 6977
Email: brissea@border.gov.au

Department of Agriculture and Water Resources (Seaports) contact details:
42 - 44 Qantas Drive
Eagle Farm Qld. 4009
Office Hours (Switch): +61 7 3246 8755
After hours: +61 400 919 001
Fax: +61 7 3895 9712
Web: www.agriculture.gov.au

Boarding Station for arrival:
Southport Yacht Club Marina
1 Macarthur Parade
Main Beach, Gold Coast, Queensland 4217 AUS
Phone: +61 7 5591 8577
Fax: +61 7 5591 3526
VHF Channel 74
(The above contact points operate: Monday – Saturday: 8 am to 4 pm, Sunday: 8 am to 2 pm)
Email: marina@southportyachtclub.com.au
Web: www.southportyachtclub.com.au

Port Draughts:
Refer to the Brisbane Harbour Master / Maritime Safety Queensland, or the Marina, for the most current references.

Thursday Island

Position:
Latitude: 10°34'S
Longitude: 142°12'E

Charts of Area:
AUS 299, 376

Department of Immigration and Border Protection contact details:
24 hrs: 07 4083 1800
Fax: 07 4069 1211
Email: toroff@border.gov.au
Radio: Marine VHF 16 (8.30am to 5pm - Monday to Friday)

Department of Agriculture Contact Details:
Pearls Building, 38 Victoria Parade
Thursday Island Qld 4875
Office hours: 07 4069 1185
After hours: 0414 605 063
Fax: 07 4069 1737
Email: toroff@border.gov.au
Radio: Marine VHF 16 (8.30am to 5pm – Monday to Friday)

Boarding Station for arrival:

Vessels can anchor in the two Boarding station areas. 1. Off the main wharf at Thursday Island. 2. Between Madge reef and Horn Island. In the SE winds, the Horn Island anchorage provides greater protection.

Port Draughts:
Larger vessels need to come through Goode & Friday Islands and follow the shipping lane.

Townsville

Position:
Latitude: 19°15.5'S
Longitude: 146°49.3'E

Charts of Area:
AUS 827 & 256

Department of Immigration and Border Protection contact details:
Boarding Officer, Customs House
5th Floor
61 - 73 Sturt Street
Townsville Qld 4810
Office hours: 07 4722 3700
After hours: 0419 791 883
Email: townsvilledo@border.gov.au

Department of Agriculture contact details:
QDPI Regional Headquarters,
Abbott Street,
Oonoonba Qld 4811
Office hours: 07 4722 2684
After hours: 0407 571 347
Fax: 07 4778 4796

Boarding Station for arrival:
The Appointed Boarding Station for the International Arrival of Pleasure Craft is located at the Fuel Berth Pontoon and Gangway area of Townsville’s Breakwater Marina (+617 4721 2233) – VHF Channels 10 and 16
Web: www.breakwatermarina.com.au/

Port Draughts:
As per charts and tides, check with the Marina or Port Control.

Weipa

Position:
Latitude: 12°35'S
Longitude:141°36'E

Charts of Area:
AUS 4603

Department of Immigration and Border Protection contact details:
Customs House
Evans Landing
Weipa Qld 4874
Office Hours: 07 4090 5000
Fax: 07 4069 7496
Email: wdo@border.gov.au

Boarding Station for arrival:
Contact Port Control