Boat Ramps

Below is a list of some of the boat and kayak launch points which provide access to local estuary systems and offshore areas in the Clarence Valley.

Remember that conditions can regularly change and seeking some local knowledge is always worthwhile if you are unsure. For more information on local ramps and conditions, visit the RMS and BOM websites, and remember to always stay safe on the water!

  1. Sandon River – Sandon Road, Sandon.
    Concreate ramp in fair condition. Can be shallow at times. Also features toilets, bins, BBQ facilities and a fish cleaning table.

  2. River Street Boat Ramp Ulmarra.
    This ramp is in good condition and can be used to access the Clarence River.

  3. Kirchner Street Boat Ramp – Grafton.
    This ramp is in good condition. Also provided at this ramp are toilets, lighting and BBQ facilities.

  4. Fry Street Boat Ramp – Grafton.
    This concrete ramp is in good condition. Bins are also provided at this location.

  5. Crown Hotel Boat Ramp – Prince Street Grafton.
    A concrete ramp in good condition. There is a pontoon nearby as well as a pontoon on ramp. There is also toilets, bins and lighting at this location.

  6. Through Street Boat Ramp.
    This ramp in good condition and provides access to the Clarence River on the south-side of Grafton.

  7. Brushgrove Boat Ramp – Inmon Lane, Brushgrove.
    Concrete boat ramp in good condition. This ramp grants access to the south arm of the Clarence River. There is a pontoon at this ramp.

  8. Brooms Head Boat Ramp – Ocean Road, Brooms Head.
    Sand ramp in good condition. Can be shal- low at times. Also features toilets, bins, BBQ facilities, fish cleaning table and kiosk.

  9. Lawrence – Bridge Street, Lawrence.
    This two lane concrete ramp is in good con- dition. There are toilets. Bins, BBQ facilities, fish cleaning table, fuel. Kiosk and lighting at this ramp. There is also a pontoon nearby.

  10. Lawrence Road, Maclean (Woodford Island).
    This is an unsealed boat ramp in poor condition.

  11. Maclean Court House – McNaughton Place, Maclean.
    This is a concrete ramp with two lanes in good condition, with bins and lighting. There is also a pontoon on the ramp.

  12. Wooloweyah – Lakes Boulevard, Wooloweyah.
    This is an unsealed ramp in poor condition that grants access to Wooloweyah Lagoon. This ramp can be shallow at times.

  13. Hickey Island Yamba – Harbour Street Yamba.
    This concrete ramp in fair condition grants access to Yamba Bay. There are toilets, bins, BBQ facilities, fish cleaning table, lighting and a pontoon nearby. There is also a pontoon on the ramp.

  14. Yamba Boat Ramp (East of Fishing Club Ramp) – Yamba Road.
    This concrete ramp is in fair condition. There is fuel, a kiosk and lighting at this boat ramp.

  15. Witonga Drive (Crystal Waters Reserve, Yamba).
    This two lane concrete ramp is in good condition. There are toilets, bins, BBQ facilities, fish cleaning table, lighting and a pontoon nearby. There is also a pontoon on the ramp.

  16. Harwood Bridge South – Yamba Road, Maclean.
    This concrete ramp is in good condition. There are toilets, bins, fish cleaning table and lighting at this ramp.

  17. Harwood – Martins Point Road, Harwood.
    This concrete ramp is in good condition. There are toilets, bins, fish cleaning table and lighting at this ramp.

  18. Iluka Boat Ramp – Crown Street, Iluka.
    This concrete ramp is in good condition. There are toilets, bins, BBQ facilities, fish cleaning table, a kiosk and lighting at this location.

  19. Spenser Street Boat Ramp Iluka.
    This two lane concrete ramp is in good condition. There are toilets, bins, BBQ facilities, fish cleaning table, lighting and a pontoon nearby at this ramp. There is also a pontoon on the ramp.

  20. Goodwood Island near Wharf – Goodwood Island Road, Goodwood Island.
    This is an unsealed ramp in poor condition.

  21. Chatsworth Island – Chatsworth Road, Chatsworth Island.
    This bitumen ramp is in poor condition. This ramp grants access to the North Arm of the Clarence River.

  22. Woombah Boat Ramp – Whitby Lane, Goodwood Island.
    This concrete ramp is in good condition. The ramp grants access to the middle channel of the Clarence River.

Visit the RMS website for more boat ramps around the Clarence Valley.

This information is sourced thanks to the RMS website and helpful locals. You should always take care and ensure you are prepared and properly equipped to use any of the above facilities.

Happy Fishing!

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