- Werribee South Boat Ramp, Beach Road, Werribee South
The Werribee South Boat Ramp is situated near the mouth of the Werribee River along the Werribee South foreshore. The Boat Ramp is a public facility open 24 hours, 365 days a year.
The facility comprises of:
- Six boat ramps (two shallow)
- Four floating pontoons (NOTE: We currently have one pontoon unavailable due to damage)
- Fish cleaning table
- 78 vehicle-with-trailer paved parking spaces
- Approximately 90 vehicle-with-trailer parking spaces in overflow
Council and Parks Victoria have completed all dredging at the Werribee River entrance channel, the river channel and dregding of the Pontoons and Ramps at Werribee South.
Council will continue to complete pontoon repairs, including replacing pontoon Fenders, Bumpers, infill panels, pile guides and repiars to the gangways.
*Access to the ramps and Pontoons will be maintained at all tmes*
Significant repairs are required to Pontoon 1, which will not be undertaken until the New Year.
Safety & using the Werribee South Boat Ramp
With the current warm weather and snapper biting in the Bay, it is timely reminder before dragging your boat/watercraft out for the first time this season, to refresh your memory regarding safe boating and trailer towing.
Your safety and the safety of others is paramount both travelling to and from the water as well as while on the water. Please check not only the condition of your vessel but also the condition of your trailer.
A reminder of safe boating can be found with the link below to the Recreational Boating Safety Handbook.
When launching you vessel, please take care, as boat ramps are situated in a natural environment and are subject to changing conditions. Before heading out onto the water always check the following:
Also, upon your return to shore, please check that your car and trailer, including the coupling have not been tampered with and are safe for you to retrieve your vessel and tow your boat home.Emergency Contact Information: Victorian Water Police (03) 9399 7500 or 000
For further information contact Wyndham City Leisure Facilities Contracts Officer on 9742 0777.
Parking at Werribee South Boat Ramp
Parking at the Werribee South Boat Ramp is currently open at no cost.
The casual parking ticket machines have not been operational since early 2018. Council has been working to resolve this issue. Council is looking at a mobile app solution and PayStay has been identified as the preferred casual (24 hr ticket) parking supplier. Online annual parking permits will be available via Council website. WiFi will be available at the ramps to support mobile and online payment. Parking tickets will also be available for purchase in advance from the Civic Centre
Current Annual Pass Holders
If you currently have or have recently purchased an annual pass, we thank you for your patience. All pass holders who have been affected by the ticket machines not being operational will be compensated with an extension to their permit.
You will receive a letter at least 2 weeks prior to the new system being introduced with your new extended expiry date together with information about how you can activate this extension.
We will keep the information on the website up to date and post project updates as they become available.
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