Boat ramp management


There are two boat ramps in Hobsons Bay - the Altona Boat Ramp and the Warmies Boat Ramp in Newport. The only other trailerable boat launching facility in the western region of Melbourne is the Werribee South Boat Ramp. The Altona Boat Ramp is the largest and most popular of the three facilities.

In line with state government policy introduced in 2019, there are no longer fees associated with parking cars or launching a boat from any boat ramp in Hobsons Bay.

Council is seeking funding for both the operational maintenance and the capital infrastructure investment to improve boat ramp infrastructure in lieu of ceased Council income, while continuing to make usage free for all users.

Find out more about Hobsons Bay's boat ramps.