Wallaroo

Wallaroo is located on the eastern side of Spencer Gulf, 158 kilometres north-west of Adelaide and has a population of around 2,500 people.

Wallaroo

Wallaroo is a tidal port with the geographic coordinates:

  • Latitude 33 degrees-56 minutes south
  • Longitude 137 degrees-39 minutes east

Wallaroo has mean high spring tides of 1.21 metres and mean high neap tides of 0.88 metres. Communications on VHF radio telephonic channels, 6, 8, 12, 16, 67 are with the call sign “Wallaroo Harbour”.

Flinders Ports’ Wallaroo Port Rules apply to all shipping in port waters. Please ensure you and your ship’s Captain and crew are familiar with these rules before arriving or setting off from Wallaroo.

Wallaroo – Port Rules

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Principal commodities

The main cargoes handled at Wallaroo are:

  • Grains and seeds
  • Fertilisers

The jetty at Wallaroo has berths on either side which are allocated to specific cargoes:

Wallaroo has some limitations on shipping:

  • Maximum vessel length overall 230 metres
  • Maximum vessel beam 32 metres
  • Maximum depth in channel and approaches 8.4 metres
Berth IDPOA Declared Depth
(metres)*
Wharf - Hard Stand
(square metres)
Wharf - Height
(metres)
Berth Box - Length
(metres)
Berth Box - Breadth
(metres)
Max Vessel Dimensions - LOA
(metres)
Max Vessel Dimensions - Beam
(metres)
Axle Load**Commodities
WAL 2N9.5NA5.131036230-4 tonne single axleGrains & seeds
WAL 1S9.3NA5.124536230-8 tonne axle (between yellow lines)Fertilisers
*Allowable depths are a minimum of 0.3 metres less than the declared depth. Please check notices to mariners for temporary limitations.

Notices to Mariners

** Please contact Flinders Ports for all crane lifts and loads, non-standard vehicles and access requests for loads heavier than those prescribed.

Load Limitations Guidelines

For further information about Wallaroo, please contact the Port Manager on +61 (0)8 8632 1455.

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