Opua (Port Code:NZOPX) is New Zealand's northernmost port of entry for overseas vessels, and a Customs and Ministry for Primary Industries Place of First Arrival. It is a popular destination for cruising yachts owing to its sheltered, deep water anchorage, and numerous facilities for cruisers, including the 250-berth Opua Marina, Ashby's Boatyard and Opua Cruising Club. Opua is situated in the Bay of Islands, north of Whangarei on the east coast of New Zealand's North Island. Approx 20 cruise liners are handled annually. Max size: LOA 204m, draught 6.4m-8.5m HW. Largest vessel handled: "Crystal Harmony", LOA 241m, beam 30m, 49,000GT.