Licence for Aquatic Activities - South Australia

Service summary

This is a licence to close waters to everyday aquatic activity for the conduct of special aquatic events eg yacht racing, fireworks or open-water swim events.

Service type


A licence defines the need to obtain recognition / certification and registration to undertake a certain business activity.

Eligibility requirements

As part of licensing requirements, evidence of Public Liability Insurance needs to be Provided by DPTI, as well as Local Council endorsement.


As designated.

Administering agency

Department of Planning, Transport and Infrastructure
Transport Services Division
Transport Safety Regulation

Act(s) name

Harbors & Navigation Act 1993 (South Australia)

Regulation(s) name

Harbors & Navigation Regulations 2009 (South Australia)

Contact details

Manager Recreational Boating Unit

Operating address:
1 Wright Road
Walkley Heights SA 5098
Mailing address:
GPO Box 1533
Adelaide SA 5011





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