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Open 363 days a year from dawn to dusk. Closed Thanksgiving and Christmas (Dec. 25).

  • Facility: 5:00 am to 9:30 pm
  • Boat Lifts: 5:00 am to 9:20 pm
  • Shop: 5:30 am to 9:00 pm


Point Defiance Marina
5912 North Waterfront Drive
Tacoma, WA 98407
(253) 404-3960


Point Defiance Marina is a site located within  Point Defiance Park along Commencement Bay in Tacoma, WA, in the southern portion of the greater Seattle-Tacoma metro area.

Access by Land

Point Defiance Marina can be accessed by land through Point Defiance Park. From I-5 take Exit 132 (State Route 16) to 6th Avenue. Turn left on 6th Avenue and Right on Pearl Street/ SR 163 to Point Defiance Park. From Olympic Peninsula, take State Route 16 to Tacoma’s Pearl Street/ SR 163 Exit. Turn right and follow Pearl Street to the park.

Access by Water

The Point Defiance Marina can also be accessed via the water at Longitude 122.5139340 and Latitude 47.3064010. AREA 11: TACOMA-VASHON ISLAND

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