Rates & Moorage Layout

Townsite Marina offers monthly, quarterly, semi-annual and annual moorage for vessels ranging in size from 12 to 70 feet. The marina has metered 30 and 50 amp power. Coin operated showers and laundry facilities are also available onsite. Storage lockers located in a heated and secure building have 24 hour access. Ample parking for marina patrons is available in our underground parking parkade. Townsite Marina is accessed through security gates and is monitored by video surveillance cameras.


Rates effective July 1, 2023


  • Secure moorage for vessels 12’ to 70’
  • 30 & 50 amp power available
  • Underground parking
  • Washroom and shower facilities
  • Laundry facilities
  • Storage locker facilities
  • Security gate protection and video camera surveillance
  • Kayak & dingy racks

Moorage Rates

Monthly – $16.00 Per Linear Foot
Quarterly – $14.80 Per Linear Foot
Semi-Annual – $13.80 Per Linear Foot
Annual – $13.65 Per Linear Foot

Moorage must be prepaid. Boat footage will be determined by the overall length of your boat or minimum slip size, whichever is greater.   All moorage rates are subject to 5% GST. All moorage rates are subject to change without notice. Please enquire by phone for current rates.


  • Electrical consumption is metered
  • Minimum monthly charge is in compliance with the BC Utilities Commission’s Tariff 1300

Minimum monthly electricity charge – $7.25

Kayak Racks

  • Designated kayak wharf
  • Easy water access for the launching of your kayak
  • Townsite Marina is ideally situated in the Newcastle Channel and provides kayakers with quick access to Newcastle Marine Provincial Park, known as Saysutshun by the Snuneymuxw First Nation people.

Monthly charge – $35.00 per kayak

Other Amenities

  • Secure storage lockers
  • 120 to 192 cubic foot lockers
  • Monthly, quarterly, semi-annual and annual rates

Monthly – 120 Cubic Foot Locker – $27.00
Annual – 120 Cubic Foot Locker – $324.00

Monthly – 190 Cubic Foot Locker – $43.20
Annual – 190 Cubic Foot Locker – $518.40

Storage must be prepaid. All storage rates are subject to 5% GST. All storage rates are subject to change without notice. Please enquire by phone for current rates.

Dock & Moorage Layout - The Marina at Townsite in Nanaimo