Licence for Aquatic Activities - South Australia


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.

Act(s) name

Harbors & Navigation Act 1993 South Australia

Regulation(s) name

Harbors & Navigation Regulations 2009 South Australia

Additional information

You will need to provide evidence of adequate public liability insurance, at least $10 million, to cater for any claim of personal injury or damage to property.

Administering agency

Department of Planning, Transport and Infrastructure

Transport Services Division

Transport Safety Regulation

Contact details

Contact Email, Phone and Address Details for this service in simple two column table format, header then data.

Please use these contact details for help or more information:

Manager Recreational Boating Unit

Operating address: 1 Wright Road
Walkley Heights SA 5098
Mailing address: GPO Box 1533
Transport Safety Regulation
Adelaide SA 5001
Phone: 1300183046
Fax: 0881244695
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