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Cairns Marlin Marina

Australia's premier marina, Cairns Marlin Marina provides first-class facilities and customer service for a diverse fleet including some of the world's most advanced super yachts.

On the edge of the Great Barrier Reef, it is the gateway to spectacular cruising grounds.

The state-of-the-art floating marina, in the heart of Cairns city, features 261 berths accommodating a variety of cruising vessels, including super yachts up to 140 metres. Cairns Marlin Marina is a short walk to the tropical swimming Lagoon, 5 star hotels, shopping, dining, the casino and the city's vibrant nightlife. It is just 10 minutes from the Cairns International Airport and five minutes from the Cairns marine and super yacht refit precinct.

Cairns Marlin Marina also provides first-class facilities to cruising yachts and is home to Australia's largest tourism and game fishing fleets.

A berth at the Cairns Marlin Marina can be booked by contacting the Cairns Seaport Operations Office or by completing an online booking form, as below.

Please refer to the accompanying documents to the right of the screen for Facilities & Services, Port Procedures, Check In/Out Procedures and Navigation and Pilotage.

Berths, Wharves & Moorings

The Cairns Marlin Marina consists of 261 pontoon Marina berths

  • 219 pontoon marina berths
  • 30  Reef Fleet berths
  • 12  Super Yacht berths

Marina Berths

The 219 berths are located on eight floating pontoon Marina Fingers B – H, protected by the Marlin Marina wave barrier. The berths sizes range from 10 – 20 metres and all are provided with power and water.

Reef Fleet Berths

The 30 Reef Fleet berths are located on the Marlin Wharf and A Finger, catering for vessels up to 50 metres in length. The facilities are purpose built to cater for large passenger flows with covered walkways and are adjacent to the world-class Reef Fleet Terminal.

Super Yacht Berths

The 12 super yacht berths include seven floating pontoon berths suitable for vessels up to 60 metres and three berths for larger vessels up to 140m.  The berths are fully serviced with electricity up to 200 amps, fresh water and all modern facilities.

Pile Moorings

The Port manages 73 pile moorings for vessels up to 18 metres in length on the eastern side of Trinity Inlet.  There are also areas designated for anchorages adjacent to these piles and on the eastern end of Admiralty Island. 

Super Yacht Group Great Barrier Reef

The Super Yacht Group, Great Barrier Reef website has been created to provide information and services that will be of complete benefit with your planning and visit to Cairns.


Contact Us:

Seaport Operations Office & Cairns Marlin Marina

Address:   Cairns Marlin Marina, 1 Spence St, Cairns QLD Australia 4870

Postal:      PO Box 594, Cairns QLD Australia 4870

Phone:     + 61 7 4052 3866

Fax:         + 61 7 4052 3810

Email:      marina@portsnorth.com.au

Website:   http://www.portsnorth.com.au/our-ports/cairnsmarlinmarina.php

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