Boating in Miramichi

Miramichi-Boating-and-Yacht-ClubAbout 70 km inland from the Gulf of St. Lawrence, in the city of Miramichi, there are two marinas. Station Wharf Marina sits on the East side of the river in the Historic Downtown Chatham Business District and the Miramichi Boating and Yacht Club sits on the West side in Douglastown. Both marinas monitor Channel 68 on Marine Radio and are surrounded by restaurants, fuel stations and shopping within walking distance.

The Miramichi Boating and Yacht Club is a 52 berth marina located at 9 Marina Drive, Douglastown. Open from May through October, the marina provides 24 hour service during its peak season. Overnight berth fees start at $20 and launch fees are $25 tax included. They offer fuel and sewage pump-out, and winter storage can be provided. To contact this marina telephone (506)773-9949.

Station Wharf marina is located behind the Chatham Shopping Centre at 4 Station Wharf Lane. It is a full service marina with a 400′ commercial wharf that offers gas and diesel fuel, ice, retail boating accessories, holding tank pump station, tourist information and Miramichi River Tour Boat. Overnight berths are $23. The Rodd Miramichi River located next to Station Wharf offers a beautiful deck beside the docks for your dining or drinking pleasure. To contact this marina telephone (506)624-7300.

Further upriver you will find Ritchie’s Wharf which offers dining, a playground for children, outdoor entertainment, an art gallery and an ice cream shop. Continuing along the river you find docks at Beaubears Island, Nelson Toursim Centre and Wilson’s Point.

The Miramichi River measures about 250 km in length and is comprised of two branches, the Southwest Miramichi River and the Northwest Miramichi River, each having their respective tributaries.

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