Please note: Our reception at The Braid will be closed on Friday 24 May 2024.

Harbours and Marinas

Carrickfergus Marina

Carrickfergus Marina is situated on the north shore of Belfast Lough overlooked by the town’s medieval 12th century Norman Castle. 

Over the years, the marina has gained a worldwide reputation for the excellence of its facilities and friendly, knowledgeable staff, who are ready to greet you 24 hours a day, 365 days a year. 

Our 300 berth, fully serviced marina has earned the prestigious 5 Gold Anchor Award and European Blue Flag status. 

It is close to a hub of waterfront restaurants, accommodation options and shops.

No detail is overlooked in our exclusive berth holder facilities, which include:

  • complimentary Wi-Fi
    A free Wi-Fi Internet service is available throughout the Marina.
    We will provide you with the log in details when you arrive.
  • personal laundry service
    Our laundry service is available from 8am to 2pm Monday to Friday.
    Just book your laundry in at reception, let us know what you require and then collect the next day.
  • pump out station
    If you have a holding tank for grey and black water, our pump out facility is free of charge. 
    There is also a Chemical Toilet disposal area.
    Please contact the Marina Office to arrange this service.
  • toilets and showers
    Please do not use your flushing heads in the Marina as we have toilet and shower facilities that you can use.
    Separate facilities are available for the disabled and there is a family bathroom complete with bath.
  • family bathroom
  • marina trolleys
    These are provided for the convenience of all berth holders at the East Gate service area and at the base of the West Gate access ramp.
    They should be returned to the trolley park after use.
    Children should not ‘ride’ in trolleys.
  • marine services facilities
  • state of the art conference suite
    Available to hire for social events, conferences, meetings, seminars and private functions. 

Carrickfergus Harbour, which now forms part of the marina complex, was built during the construction of Carrickfergus Castle in 1127. 

The harbour has a boatyard repair, lift-out and refueling facility, located on the southern end of the west pier.

It offers purpose-built pontoon berthing which can accommodate up to 10 boats.

Within the harbour lies an inner harbour area with some limited boat space and a public slipway that is accessible 3 hours either side of high water.

All visitors must contact Carrickfergus Marina Office on VHF Channel 80 or by landline on T: 028 9336 6666 prior to arrival for berth allocation.

For further information please contact:
T: 028 9336 6666
E: Marina.Reception@midandeastantrim.gov.uk

For tourism information visit our Tourism website: Shaped by Sea and Stone.

Safety aboard your boat

Please read the guidance on the Royal Yachting Association website and the Royal National Lifeboat Institution website through the links below: