Transient slips at Belhaven Town docks at the Wynne’s Gut location on Pantego Creek are now of $1.00 per foot, per night with a maximum stay of three nights. Electrical is $5.00 for a single 30 amp hook up and water is available. Registration is required upon arrival. Dockage is alongside and the controlling depth is 6 feet. The docks are located just 100 yards past the green number 9 day marker and on the North shore in Wynne’s Gut.
Belhaven Town free docks are at the Cooperage landing on Pantego Creek just past the red number 12 day marker and 100 yards to the North shore. This site has sturdy fixed docks with slips having finger piers and pilings. No water or power is available at this location. It is located five blocks from the center of town and 3/4 mile to the Food Lion on the 264 bypass. Controlling depth is 7 feet. The docks are available on a first-come-first-serve basis with a maximum stay of 72 hours.
Belhaven Marina is centrally located in the downtown area. Within steps of the marina are restaurants, shops, and attractions. Services include boat storage, dockage, repair, detailing, and kayak rentals. The marina has over 650’ alongside bulkhead accommodating boats up to 150’. Amenities include private bathrooms, laundry room, high-speed internet, multiple decks with outdoor seating, outdoor grills, wooden walkways, solar lighting, corn-hole, croquet, a large gazebo, and as of fall of 2020, they are now offering diesel and gas fuel. Belhaven Marina has over 300 current 5-star reviews on-line and received the 2020 Marinas.com Boaters’ Choice award.
Dowry Creek Marina, just a few miles outside of town offers protected deep-water slips located in the beautiful Upper Dowry Creek. Enjoy fabulous views from the porch of the well-stocked Ship’s Store or from the luxurious Captain’s Lounge. The sparkling clear saltwater swimming pool is a great way to start or end your day. Fuel, propane, free laundry, and wifi are available as well. From comfortable rocking chairs, you can observe the ICW, watch Bald Eagles soar above the Channel against the backdrop of a stunning sunrise, or enjoy the serenity of the wild marshlands that line the Upper Dowry Creek. A new restaurant, The Salty Crab, is under construction and should open in early 2021.
River Forest Manor & Marina is a premier wedding and event venue with well-appointed room accommodations and water views beyond compare. Two renovated marina piers with 13 deep-water transient slips and 17 long-term slips offer dockage for vessels large and small in a protected harbor just inside the Pantego Creek breakwater. Complimentary laundry facilitates, golf carts, Wi-Fi and climate-controlled restrooms and showers are also available to cruiser guests. River Forest Marina received the 2018 Marinas.com Boaters’ Choice award.
River Forest Shipyard with an on-premise Travel Lift (40 ton & 18′ Beam) offers an on-premise travel lift to accommodate boats up to 40 tons with an 18-foot beam. In addition, they offer service for all engines and transmissions, sailboat rigging, and bottom painting. They welcome do-it-yourself boaters and will assist if needed.
TJ’s Marina and Boatyard opened in the summer of 2020. This new facility features a 60 t0n travel lift, dockage, fuel, vessel towing available, sandblasting and hull painting, golf cart and bicycle rentals, overnight transient apartments, showers, laundry facilities, full-time prop and rudder repair, and boat lift rental spaces.