Terrace Boating & Leisure Centre

Owned and operated in Heatherbrae NSW by the Padmos family for over 40 years, Terrace Boating & Leisure Centre has the range, knowledge and experience to assist you throughout your boating journey - we’re here for you as watercraft owners.  

Stretched over our 3-acre site in Port Stephens we have over 200 new and used boats on display, meaning you have the opportunity to choose from a wide range of styles, according to your boating budget and preferences. Coupled with accessories, safety equipment and expert advice - we can get you out on the water sooner.  

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Servicing boating, watersports and fishing enthusiasts throughout Newcastle, Lake Macquarie, Port Stephens, the Hunter Region, and all along the East Coast of Australia.

Terrace Boating & Leisure Centre also has modern workshops, using the latest servicing technology to ensure the ultimate safety and boating experience for all customers. Our specialised service technicians and consultants offer on-site and mobile services for your added convenience.

From finance to insurance, boat spare parts to accessories to servicing - Terrace Boating are your family boating specialists.

Boating Industry Association Member 2023 Badge

Why do business with us?

  • Over 200 boats available, largest variety in one place in NSW
  • Easy parking off the Pacific Highway
  • Central to boating, watersports and fishing enthusiasts throughout Newcastle, Lake Macquarie, Port Stephens and beyond
  • Boating one stop shop (purchase, get it serviced, accessorise it - all here)
  • Full service facilities with certified mechanics
  • Servicing all makes and models – not exclusive to Yamaha
  • All service work guaranteed
  • Administration support (3 admin staff to help with regos etc)
  • Registration compliances – boats sold registered
  • Warranty registration on new boats and motors and water vehicles
  • Expert advice and support (5 sales staff, 3 Accessory staff, 10 service staff)
  • Dedicated full time finance insurance consultant
  • Finance approval within hours
  • On-site boat trailer repairs
  • Detailing services on site
  • Spare parts division
  • Buy direct and save on boating accessories
  • Accessory division
  • Over 40 years in business
  • Over 30 years in house boating experience
  • Free on water test rides
  • On water tuition
  • Guaranteed title – all boats sold unencumbered
  • Warranty available on all boats under 20 years of age
  • All boats workshop tested
  • Sponsor of Rathmines and Raymond Terrace Fishing Club
  • Online shopping for boating, fishing and watersports accessories
  • Experience in servicing boating customers throughout Newcastle, Lake Macquarie, Port Stephens, the Hunter Region, and all along the East Coast of Australia.
  • Sponsor of Rhema radio station
  • Supporter of local charities
  • Awards Quintrex National dealer of the year 2009
  • Yamaha Top 10 dealer for the past 10 years
  • Largest Yamaha dealer in NSW
  • Member of the BIA
  • Member of the MTA
  • Member of Australian Business Chamber


Rod Daniels

"Friendly and professional staff. Special thanks to
Michael as we enjoyed a trouble free outing in our first fishing boat."

David Foster

"Incredibly helpful and knowledgeable service staff who
obviously care a great deal about their work and
the customer. Highly recommend."

Elisabeth Allen

"The best in the Hunter! had a great selection of boats
for sale and salesman were very helpful and
knowledgeable. Couldn't be happier with our purchase."​

Dave Thorley

“These guys are great to deal with. No question how
good the service is here. Recently purchased a great
boat from Mike and couldn't be happier with all the staff instore
and the workshop. Very well stocked store, everything you need is all there.”

Paul Hutcheon

“Michael was great with the purchase of our boat.
Very professional and informative.”

Rowan Garner

“Great service - these guys looked
after me with good advice as well.”

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