The historic town of Conwy is home to one of Wales’ largest recreational boating harbours.
- 400+ leisure craft moorings and pontoons across the estuary
- easy access to the Conwy River and the Irish Sea
- small fishing fleet
- commercial ventures
Conwy Harbour Facilities and Services
- Winter Lift Out 24 and 25 October 2022
- Spring Lift In 4 and 5 April 2023
Conwy Harbour offers a wide variety of facilities to harbour users. These include:
- Car park for permit holders
- Fuel at competitive price
- Berthing sites
- Boat storage facilities
- Electricity cards
- Power washing facilities
- Water taxi
- Multi-purpose harbour boat ‘Jac y Do’
- Harbour office with dedicated staff
For more information, please see the Conwy Harbour Scale of Charges 2023-24 (PDF, 1,123KB) or contact the Conwy Harbour Authority:
Telephone: 01492 596253
Emergencies only: 07733012568
Vessels visiting the Harbour are required to contact the Harbour Office on VHF Channel 14 before entering. You will be allocated a mooring or pontoon berth and the Harbour Boatman will collect a fee and act as escort. If arriving overnight, you can also pay by cash, card or cheque at the Harbour Office the following morning. Charges may vary according to size of craft and duration of stay.
The North Wales Cruising Club operate a water taxi in the Conwy Estuary. You can access this service by calling the Launch on VHF Channel 37 using call sign 'Cruising Club Launch'.
There is a small charge for each trip which you must pay on board. For further information on operating times, winter and summer programme, and current charges, please visit the North Wales Cruising Club’s website.
Please note that Conwy Harbour Authority does not operate this service and we are not able to use our own workboats for this purpose.
Rhos-on-Sea Breakwater Moorings
An additional mooring area is nestled off the coast near Rhos-on-Sea next to the coastal breakwaters. You can take in the views of the Little Orme and Great Orme or simply cruise along the beautiful coast of North Wales.
- sheltered site
- straightforward access to open water
- average of six hours of sailing time on one tide
Apply for It
If you are applying for a mooring or if you are a current permit holder, there are general conditions that you must follow to keep your mooring permit. Please read the General Conditions document for more information.
To apply for a mooring at Conwy Harbour or Rhos-on-Sea Breakwater Mooring site, please complete the relevant application form below.
If you have any questions about the application process or the general conditions for these sites, please contact the Conwy Harbour Authority.