Details for Karpaz Gate Marina

Karpaz Gate Marina

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Average rating 4.2 stars from 4 reviews

Address TRNC

Phone+90 533 833 7878

After hours contact

Facility type

Marina - YES
Club - NO
Fuel - YES
Repair - YES
Municipal - NO
Other - NO


It is a port of entry and all check in/out formalities are possible.

Currency is Turkish Lira and Euros but there is no TL in currency list.

VHF channel



Email contact

Owner, manager





Payments acceptedCredit cards - YES
Checks - NO

Payment info

Payment discounts

Winter package for more information contact the marina.

Operation (seasonal or year-round)
Year round

Additional info:


Karpaz Gate Marina is positioned in a well protected bay on the North side of the Karpaz Peninsula at N35° 33,5, E034° 13,6. The entrance faces SW. The red-white light house is located at the west end of the E-W direction laying main break water. The green-white light house is located at NW end of the SE-NW direction laying secondary break water. The main red-white light house shall be on the port side while entering the marina. Main break water protection wall and both light houses are visible from approximately 4 nm with moderate visibility conditions. The third light house, red and white color, is located at the marina site entrance above 40 m. from sea level also visible from approximately 6 nm with moderate visibility conditions.

The final approach to the marina is marked by red and green buoys. On calling the marina on channel 10 they will come out in a RIB and guide you in.





Tide & current additional info


Approach: 4.5
Transient dockage: 5
Fuel dock: 5

Other depth info:

Dock typesWood - NO
Concrete - NO
Floating - YES
Fixed - NO
T/Alongside - YES
Other - NO

Additional info: Also stern to. There are finger pontoons as well as laid lines for med mooring.

Size restrictionsLOA max: Unknown
Beam max: Unknown

Other info:


Transient: 300
Total: 300
Transient price: Unknown

Other price info:


Transient: Unknown
Total: Unknown
Transient price: Unknown

Other price info:

AC power30 amp - YES
50 amp - YES
100 amp - YES

Additional info: Mono phase 220V 50hz for 16/32/63 amps and three phase 380V 50hz for 63/125 amps.

Pricing info: 0.35 Euro/kw for mono phase.
0.45 Euro/kw for three phase.

Cable TV (and pricing)

Yes - Free

Phone hookup (and pricing)


Water (and pricing)

Yes - 4.90 euro per tonne.

Dinghy access


Liveaboard info



Fuel brand: 95 octane gasoline and Eurodiesel. Also duty free fuel is available.

Gas price$0.90/gal (2017-09-20)

Other price info: 95 Octane & VAT included.

Diesel price$0.90/gal (2017-09-20)

Other price info: Eurodiesel


Yes - The marina will get the bottles filled for you. It takes approximately 3 days.

Pets welcomeNo

Other pet info: Pets should be under owner's control at all times.

Disability access

Yes - There are no steps on the quays and pontoons. The WC and restrooms are also well designed for disabled visitors.

Launch service


Pump out

Yes - Free of charge.


Yes - From The Market.


Yes - Trash bins are allocated close to the pontoons.


Yes - Operated 24 hours with hot water.




Yes - Washers and dryers. Buy tokens from the marina reception. Cost is 2 Euro for wash and 2 Euro for tumble dry.




Yes - Contact The Technical Manager of the Marina. His name is Efe.


Yes - You can have good quality food and a 15% discount is applied to all boat owners.

About 4 kilometers away is a very nice retaurant/cafe called DEKS, reported to have a much better atmosphere and more food with lower prices.



Hotels or motels

Yes - There are 2, 5 star luxury hotels with casino just 20 minutes driving distance from the marina. There are also 2 other hotels very reasonably prices very close to the marina.

Repair capabilities

Yes - All kind of repairs and technical assistance is available.

Haul out capabilities

Yes - 300 tonne capacity travel lift is the biggest one in the East Med. The marina can lift boats upto 10 metres beam and 50 metres LOA.

Storage facilities

Yes - Storage is reported to be very expensive.

Fishing supplies


Chartering capabilities


Internet access

Yes - Free of charge WIFI to all boats moored.

Boat ramp availability



Yes - Car hire or catch a Dolmus into town.

Other services

ATM. Free gymnasium.


Reviews for Karpaz Gate Marina
If there is a better marina in the Med we haven't found it!, 2016-06-27
Captain: , Fremantle (388)

Best marina that we've been to in 10 years of sailing the Med. (I don't count Porto Cervo Yacht Club as a marina.) Great facilities, fantastic service and, June 2016, very reasonable prices, both for berth and restaurant.

We have used it as a base for exploring, by land, TRNC and TRC, as taking a boat into the south, having been in the north, is theoretically impossible and anecdotally a risky bureaucratic nightmare practically.

Downside: a) it's a remote location and unless you are happy to chill by the infinity pool and drink and eat at Hemingways you will need wheels.
b) there are limited technical staff. OK for small non-complex work but I would be extremely circumspect, or desperate, to rely on them for a major or technically complex problem

live in a quasi paradise, 2015-05-28
Captain: , karpaz gate marina (10)

we have choosen to move from Italy (Sicily) to north Cyprus and to KGM and now, after a year, we are pleased with the result.
all things aren't perfect as in the brochure, but mediterranean countries aren't like the Switzerland and the people are extremely friendly and happy to help you, always.
if you'll rent a car, remember that maps are very poor-quality, names onthe map are almost in greek, but on the signal are in turkish. don't be afraid to get lost, it will possible to meet very interesting people/animals and discover incredible places.
the greek site is as any western site, the same that stay at home.
the refill LPG costs 18 %u20AC for 10 kg
the first hotel & casino is close to Iskele, it means more than half an hour to go.
this place is perfect to hear nature: donkeys bray just over the road and birds twitter and nest close/in your boats. it's very better than the casino

Nice to visit-in the summer., 2013-01-02
Captain: , Largs (24)

We are live aboards and have been here for the last 18 months.
If you do not have transport it is totally isolated. The British restaurant called DEKS will collect and return you to the Marina if you give them a telephone call. They(DEKS) serve excellent food at very reasonable prices well worth a visit or two.
The Marina staff are all very friendly and helpfull. Anew beach club has opened Free to berth holders.

New Marina, trying to drum up business, 2012-08-31
Captain: , Green Cove Springs, FL (1604)

Well built marina. Electrical system redone after a marina emeployee was electricuted just after opening. I gring this up because the electrical system now is first rate. The area is not a lot to do but there is a great British restaurant about 4 km that serves the BEST fish and chips for hundreds of miles around on Fridays. Marina "Rack" prices are high but they will offer discounts as they are not full.

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