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Popeye Motor Launches

King William St | Elder Park, Adelaide, South Australia 5000, Australia
+61 400 596 065
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Nice cruise

Now I'm scared of boats of any kind so it took me awhile to even get on the popeye and Iv got to... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
NikkiPartridge
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Adelaide, Australia
via mobile
Cruising on the Popeye Motor Launch

Went for a cruise both ways just to get our bearings of the city and look at the scenery from a... read more

Reviewed 7 July 2017
Heather D
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Newcastle, Australia
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  • Very good44%
  • Average16%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible1%
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“round trip” (14 reviews)
“elder park” (8 reviews)
“torrens river” (12 reviews)
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King William St | Elder Park, Adelaide, South Australia 5000, Australia
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+61 400 596 065

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Now I'm scared of boats of any kind so it took me awhile to even get on the popeye and Iv got to say it was lovely and I wish I did it years ago. A nice cruise down the Torrens with the captain pointing...More

Thank NikkiPartridge
Reviewed 7 July 2017

Went for a cruise both ways just to get our bearings of the city and look at the scenery from a different perspective to the bus etc. Very relaxing sitting in the sun checking out the city sites. The staff were very friendly on boarding...More

Thank Heather D
Reviewed 21 June 2017

$15 per person for about a 40min cruise on the Torrens River. The Captain is informative with little landmarks along the journey and chats away over the mic. Lovely way to pass time and relax. Seating is secure and under cover.

Thank Virginia T
Reviewed 17 June 2017

went on this to the zoo. takes you down the torrens river to the dam and then back up to the zoo. great commentaring by the driver on the way telling you about different things on the way. very easy way to get to the...More

Thank lynette p
Reviewed 30 May 2017 via mobile

Great little tour, something my dad (& I) can now cross off the To-Do list. The guide was informative; when you could make out what he was saying... The gardens around the river are absolutely stunning; so beautifully landscaped however I'm stating the obvious I...More

Thank foody_travels
Reviewed 15 May 2017

River cruises and open top buses are often a good way for a visitor to see a city. The Popeye is clearly a bit of a local institution so thought it worth a ride. It was a lovely day but relatively quiet so there was...More

Thank sunseeker2020
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Reviewed 10 April 2017 via mobile

Was hoping for a detailed history of Adelaide, but instead we were told names of some buildings and bridges. Should have turned around before the river became littered with rubbish. Boring and not worth the time or money.

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 26 March 2017

A very relaxing cruise of the Torrens river, with a great commentary by the vessel operator, you can get off at the Adelaide zoo and later get back on the vessel, it is a 40 minute interesting cruise and is great value for concession card...More

Thank garywK8611YN
Reviewed 4 February 2017

Went on the Popeye 2 with my grandchildren who thoroughly enjoyed the trip. It doesn't take long and you can go from the park to the zoo and back and listen to the driver telling you things of interest about the places you are passing...More

1  Thank Ian L
Reviewed 9 January 2017

We took the 30 minute river cruise and it was nice and peaceful. This is something to do in between attractions to rest your feet and enjoy the ride.

Thank CurlyRocks
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