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Licence for Aquatic Activities - South Australia


You will need this licence if you intend to use a waterway to conduct an aquatic sport, activity or event, such as regattas and swimming events. This licence is also required for events where particular legislative exemptions are required.

This licence grants exclusive use of a designated area of waterway, meaning waters will be closed to everyday aquatic activity for the duration of the special event or activity.

Service type


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

Eligibility requirements

You will need to hold public liability insurance of at least $20 million to be eligible for this licence.

Please contact the agency to identify any further eligibility requirements.


As specified


Fees Details for this service in table format.

Task Type Business Structure Description
Apply Application All You do not need to pay any fees.

Administering agency

Department for Infrastructure and Transport

Marine Safety

Contact details

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