Western River Cove
Note: approx. only. Do not use as an
anchoring point on your GPS.
W through S to SE
This is a small anchorage with swinging room for about 3 to 4 boats.Headlands over 50 metres high on the eastern and western sides provide good wind protection.although the anchorage may be affected by swell.
This cove is accessible by public road, and is often used by
professional fishermen. Though a very pretty anchorage, it does get a bit uncomfortable
when the wind shifts to the east. The Western river enters
the cove on the eastern end of a good sandy beach in front of small dunes. As
with many of the anchorages on the North Coast of KI this anchorage can become
quite dangerous in strong northerly weather and alternative shelter should be