Lake Butler Marina
Lake Butler was once a natural lake, where fishermen moored their boats in Guichen Bay in the summer and pulled them up over the dunes to moor in Lake Butler during the winter. A channel to the sea was cut in 1964, making Lake Butler available for safe mooring all year round.
The District Council of Robe is responsible for the care and control of Lake Butler, which is leased from TransportSA.
The Lake Butler Marina comprises of 100 recreational berths and 40 commercial berths.
The current depth of the marina channel is 2m at low tide.
Diesel bowsers can be accessed 24 hours a day, by using a credit/debit card with a pin code attached.
Casual moorings are available in both recreational and commercial berths within the Lake Butler Marina.
Commercial Berths - 20m long with indvidual power and water supply
Karatta Berths (secured with key entry and exit) - 15m long with individual power and water supply
Butler North Berths (Even Numbers) - 12m long with shared power and water supply
Butler South Berths (Odd Numbers) - 10m long with shared power and water supply
Waterhouse Berths - 7m long with shared water supply
Please contact the Council Office or Harbour Master to confirm availabilities of berths on 08 8768 2003 . **Some berths are privately owned and are not available for public hire or use.
To secure a berth, please return the Casual Mooring Agreement to the Council Office or via email firstname.lastname@example.org along with a copy of your current boat insurance.
The Lake Butler Marina has a straddle lift carrier that is available to lift boats out of storage or off a trailer. The straddle carrier can lift to a maximum of 60 tonne.
24 hours notice is required to book a straddle lift (except for emergencies). To book, please contact the Council office on 8768 2003.
The current price for a straddle lift is $38.70 per metre of the boat. This fee can be paid at the Council Office on the day of the lift, or an invoice can be sent to the user.
Marina Fees and Charges
Marina Fees and Charges can be found by clicking here
- Casual mooring fees
- Straddle carrier fees
- Boat ramp fees
- Boat yard storage fees
Emergency Telephone Numbers
Emergency Services 000
District Council of Robe (24/7) 08 8768 2003
Harbour Master (24/7) 08 8768 2003
Robe Medical Centre 08 8768 2012
Kingston Hospital (nearest Hospital) 08 8767 0222
Robe Coast Guard 08 8768 2274