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Spirit of the Coorong Cruises

#1 of 10 Tours in Goolwa Features Animals
The Main Wharf, Goolwa, South Australia 5214, Australia
+61 8 8555 2203
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We started at the Goolwa Wharf, boat had excellent viewing from inside or up on top in the open... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Adelaide, Australia
3.5 hour Coorong cruise

Leaving from the main wharf at Goolwa this cruise went through the lock and to the mouth of the... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Adelaide, Australia
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Cruise from the old riverport of Goolwa, through the Barrage lock and across the River Murray mouth into the wetland wilderness and spectacular sand dunes of the Coorong National Park. See a seal colony lazing on the Barrage, flocks of native and migratory bird life and hear some of the Aboriginal and European history of the area. Expert commentary by the captain, lunch, afternoon tea and guided walk(s)are included on 3.5 hour DISCOVERY and 6 hour ADVENTURE cruises. For a shorter alternative a 2 hour MURRAY MOUTH cruise operates on Saturday mornings & Thursday mornings of the school holidays, during the months of October and April.
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The Main Wharf, Goolwa, South Australia 5214, Australia
+61 8 8555 2203

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We started at the Goolwa Wharf, boat had excellent viewing from inside or up on top in the open air. So much wildlife along the way was really impressed, the tour guides were so informative.Went through the lock, which was interesting, then on to the...More

Thank janetwQ3668RF
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Leaving from the main wharf at Goolwa this cruise went through the lock and to the mouth of the Murray. From there we disembarked at Barkers knoll to walk across the dunes to the sea. Back on board we went further down the Coorong. A...More

1  Thank glenn_smith4
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We loved it.It was a surprise for my partners birthday Great trip to the mouth of the Murray and all along the Coorong. Nice walks and a lovely lunch supplied. morning tea of local cockles and afternoon tea . The guides were knowledgeable of the...More

Thank Joan H
Reviewed 14 July 2017 via mobile

We found the Discovery tour to the Murray Mouth very informative and very good value. You can sit inside the vessel or upstairs. We went through the Galwa barrage. Saw fur seals and many sea bird.

Thank geziah
Reviewed 11 July 2017

We celebrated a friend's birthday aboard and enjoyed a nice lunch which included native plants we tasted walking through the sand dunes! , Our host was excellent. We learned so much about the area including history , wonderful bird life and enjoyed the relaxed life-...More

Thank Yvette G
Reviewed 19 June 2017

Departing at 10.00am my wife and I along with 13 other passengers began our cruise. Daniel, our Captain and Dave our crew member. made sure we were welcome and comfortable, either in the cabin or on on the upper deck. Daniel's brief explanation of what...More

1  Thank Les B
Reviewed 13 June 2017

We enjoyed a lovely afternoon on the river and out to the mouth of the Murray last month. Our guides were very informative during our time on the boat and whilst we walked through the dunes up onto the beach. Lunch was extremely well organised....More

Thank Sue R
Reviewed 9 June 2017

A great afternoon, Dan and Nathan were both enthusiastic and knowledgeable. We went through the Goolwa barrage to the Murray Mouth, went for a little hike at Barkers landing and saw lots of seals. A light but pleasant lunch and afternoon tea were provided

Thank ozclive
Reviewed 5 June 2017

Goolwa is a small seaside town and this is where we started our boat trip on the Coorong. What a brilliant time. Excellent very well informed crew, comfortable boat and what a lot to see. The weather wasn't great but we still took two walks...More

Thank 2fromWN
Reviewed 28 May 2017 via mobile

What a great day we had. It was windy and rainy the tide was high and the boat was dry. We loved it. Absolutely beautiful trip to the mouth of the murray and all along the Coorong. Beautiful walks and a lovely lunch supplied. Coffee...More

Thank Jennifer B
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6 September 2016|
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Response from SpiritCoorong | Property representative |
Hi Tony and Judy, Yes, Thursday 15th September is our 3.5 hour Discovery Cruise, departing Goolwa Wharf at 1.00pm and includes lunch and afternoon tea. At this stage, we are almost full for this Thursday - so if you want to... More