Port Hedland Spoilbank Marina

The $121.5 million Port Hedland Spoilbank Marina project aims to transform Port Hedland’s waterfront into an attractive and popular destination for locals and visitors. Featuring boat pens and a four-lane boat ramp, the marina will provide boaties with safer access to deep water, a sheltered area to moor their vessels, and ample vehicle and trailer parking.

The marina will be supported by a multi-million-dollar foreshore development, aiming to create a vibrant space for people, young and old, to enjoy the iconic waterfront location. This will include a waterside promenade, grassed areas for picnics and events, amenities block, landscaped gardens and public art.

Take a look at the final project design.

Features of the Spoilbank Marina project include:

  • A four-lane boat ramp
  • 21 boat-pen marina with capacity to expand to 80 pens in the future
  • Separate entrance channel to the main shipping channel
  • Trailer parking for up to 200 vehicles
  • Maintenance hardstand
  • Publicly accessible breakwaters with pedestrian path
  • Public recreation and event space and public amenities
  • Public fishing jetty
  • Water feature
  • Shade structures at swimming beach
  • Waterfront promenade to reflect the Yintha Kariyarra creation serpent story
  • Public art and a cultural gathering space

The Port Hedland Spoilbank Marina is funded by the State Government through the Pilbara Development Commission and the Town of Port Hedland. The project design has been led by an inter-agency Taskforce comprised of the Pilbara Development Commission, Department of Transport, Pilbara Ports Authority, Town of Port Hedland, DevelopmentWA and Department of Treasury.

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