Wallaroo is a tidal port with the geographic coordinates:
- Latitude 33 degrees 56 minutes south
- Longitude 137 degrees 37 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 “Adelaide VTS”.
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.
The Wallaroo Jetty is open for public use during the hours of 6am-9pm every day, from Friday 25th October inclusive.Please note that the Jetty is subject to closure without notice due to shipping and maintenance requirements.
For information and times for closures due to shipping, please check the expected and actual shipping movements website – https://portmis.flindersports.com.au/.
The main cargoes handled at Wallaroo are:
- Grains and seeds
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
- Maintaned depth in channel and approaches 8.4 metres
Please note that berth 1S is no longer available for commercial purposes.
|Berth ID||POA Declared Depth|
|Wharf - Hard Stand|
|Wharf - Height|
|Berth Box - Length|
|Berth Box - Breadth|
|Max Vessel Dimensions - LOA|
|Max Vessel Dimensions - Beam|
|WAL 2N||9.5||NA||5.1||310||36||230||-||3 tonne single axle and 4 tonne double axle (all areas of the wharf except between the yellow lines))||Grains & seeds|
|WAL 1S||9.3||NA||5.1||245||36||230||-||6 tonne single axle and 7 tonne dual axle (between double yellow lines)||-|