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Scarborough Marina is ideally situated only 40 minutes from the Brisbane CBD in the protected all-weather Scarborough Boat Harbour on the tip  of the Redcliffe Peninsula. The marina provides direct access to the cruising waters of beautiful Moreton Bay as well as local and offshore fishing grounds. Nearby destinations include Moreton Island and the famous wrecks at Tangalooma, Pumicestone Passage and Bribie Island, Redcliffe, and many other boating destinations. Close to the marina are restaurants, coffee shops and a full range of other facilities.

Scarborough Marina provides outstanding berth rental, hardstand and drystack facilities at competitive rates. The marina offers full boatyard facilities with both a 35-tonne marine travel lift and a Wiggins marine forklift. All major hardstand services and facilities are available with a range of quality onsite tenant services. Drystack boat service with launch and retrieval is available for powerboats up to 10m. Scarborough Marina is one of Brisbane’s premier marinas and offers customers the perfect boating experience.


There are 235 berths ranging from 10m to 20m and a fully manned office. The modern washrooms and showers are cleaned daily, and are complemented by a 24-hour onsite laundry. Electronic gated access, CCTV & daily security patrols provide peace of mind, knowing your boat is properly cared for and there is a 24-hour onwater fuel pump providing – premium unleaded and diesel. The marina also accepts live-aboard applications for cruising yachties, subject to limits and approval by the Marina Manager.


The Scarborough Marina has Brisbane region’s newest undercover drystack. A drystack boat storage is the modern way of boating, doing away with most of the hassles. No more queuing and having to back down busy boat ramps; the service does away with the need to own a boat trailer and a heavy towing vehicle. It is ideal for those new to boating and for single operators who would otherwise need a helping hand. To schedule a launch time, simply use the phone app, or call the marina. The experienced staff will put your boat on the water with the marine forklift, and your boat will be ready at the pontoon when you arrive. Simply step on and enjoy your boating. When you return, use the phone app, or again call the marina to request a put-away. The marina staff will rinse the hull, and an engine flushing service is available before putting your boat securely away under cover. The drystack service complements the modern busy life-style, allowing boating for those living in apartments or on small blocks.


Scarborough Marina has a well-equipped modern boatyard able to handle a large range of boat services. The hardstand has been built to high environmental standards with a fully concreted apron throughout. The skilled hardstand operators will help guide or tow your vessel into our Travelift bay. Your vessel will be lifted, pressure-washed and then stood ready for either you or your chosen trades to get to work. Suitable sized powerboats can be moved by the marine fork lift and placed on cradles in the hardstand. There is a 35-tonne Travel lift, 10-tonne marine forklift, 2.5-tonne hardstand forklift, tow boat service, lift and hold service, water blasting service and screened work pens. The boatyard offers long-term berth customers a discount on hardstand services.

Onsite boat repairs and maintenance company MarineWorks Pty Ltd offers a range of onsite services for steel, timber, aluminium, and fiberglass vessels. They have experienced trades people to undertake services such as fibreglassing, cabinet/timber work, antifouling, marine paintwork, shipwright, and project management.


Boat Harbour Marine is Scarborough’s one-stop marine shop and, with 200sqm of floor space, is the only full range chandlery between Sunshine Coast and the City. Owned and operated by professional yachties, who provide a comprehensive range of equipment as well as a variety of services and assistance to sail and power boat owners. The range of products includes safety gear, fasteners, deck hardware, ropes, anchors, chain, paints, electronics, electrical, plumbing, fishing equipment, bait, and ice. They specialise in running rigging and can assist with a fitting service. The chandlery is major dealership for: International Paints, Norglass, Resene, Jotun, 3M, Starbrite, Cleanaworx, Whale, Jabsco, Sarca, Muir, Burke, Ronstan, Selden, Harken, Lewmar, Baltic, Crewsaver, Raymarine, Grotty Yachty, GME, Icom, Ocean Signal, Hella, Fixtech, Boat Books, SeaQueen, Wilson, Zman, Railblaza. 


Onsite at the Marina, – International Yacht Sales has an extensive local and international selection of new and preowned vessels for sale. The team of knowledgeable and experienced brokers would be delighted to assist you in your search for the vessel that best suits your yachting needs. International Yacht Sales also partner with world-leading yacht brands – Leopard Catamarans and Nordhavn, for the sale of new vessels in the Australian and New Zealand markets. They also provide exclusive access to the global charter sales programs for The Moorings and Sunsail. If you are thinking of selling your boat, International Yacht Sales uses a model that fuses a dynamic online presence with traditional face-to-face service along Australia’s east coast and beyond.


Scarborough Marina welcomes Australian and international cruisers, offering a range of services including an Airconditioned cruisers lounge with free WiFi and TV.

Stay a while and enjoy the area, the Redcliffe Peninsula is a thriving picturesque seaside city of around 60,000 people located only 40 minutes’ drive or 55 minutes by rail from Brisbane central. With its sandy beaches, foreshore parklands and beautiful coastline, the peninsula offers an attractive lifestyle for visitors. All major facilities are located on the Peninsula including shopping centres, restaurants and major chain stores.

Local attractions include the Sunday markets, a seafood market, seaside restaurants, cafes and nearby village shopping area. The area boasts extensive bike trails around the Peninsula and the Kippa-Ring train station is located just 5 minutes’ drive from the marina and connects to the Brisbane and Gold Coast suburban rail network.



Editorial by Andy Kancachian