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    What to Expect

    Our Adventure Cruise departs from the Main Wharf in the old river port town of Goolwa.

    Cruise to the Goolwa Barrage, through the lock and into the Coorong National Park to view the mouth of the River Murray. From the mouth the cruise heads into the pristine waters of the Coorong, past the spectacular white sand dunes and bird life, as your captain provides an informative and entertaining commentary on the passing scenes, bird life and history of the area.

    Disembark for a guided walk through the sand dunes of the Younghusband Peninsula to the undisturbed white sandy beaches of the Great Southern Ocean. Along the walk your guide will talk about the cockle industry here, the sand dune flora and fauna and how the Aboriginal people lived in the area.

    A delicious lunch of cold meats and salads is served with tea or coffee (special meals are available by prior request – vegetarian, gluten free etc) as the cruise continues deeper into the Coorong waterway. As you pass the Ewe Island and Tauwitchere Barrages, that separate the estuary Coorong from fresh water Lake Alexandrina, your captain will explain the man-made barrage and lock system that extends along the River Murray and tell you of the associated benefits and environmental impacts.

    Deep into the Coorong, at Cattle Point, walk with your guide into the sand dunes again to learn more about the Aboriginal occupation of the area, see the middens left around their old campsites and discover fresh water as the Aboriginals did.

    Afternoon tea is served as the cruise returns past the imposing sand dunes and back through the lock to the Goolwa Wharf where the cruise ends.

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    Important Information
    Departure Point
    Goolwa Main Wharf, Goolwa
    Departure Time
    10:00am
    Duration
    6h
    Return Details
    Goolwa Main Wharf, Goolwa
    Inclusions
    • Morning tea
    • Lunch
    • Expert commentary 
    • Local guides
    • Afternoon tea
    Exclusions
    • Food and drinks, unless specified
    • Gratuities (optional)
    • Hotel pickup and drop-off (if option not selected)
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    Additional Info
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Refunds will not be issued if tour/activity is missed due to late or non-arrival of cruise ship
    • Please advise any specific dietary requirements at time of booking
    • Subject to favorable weather conditions. If canceled due to poor weather, you will be given the option of an alternative date or full refund
    Cancellation Policy
    For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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    Most enjoyable however the weather was not the best . It would be better to go on this trip when the weather was warmer.
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    Response from Stormboycountry, Fiona Fraser, Marketing at Coorong Adventure Cruise
    Responded 4 weeks ago
    Dear Trip526976, Thank you for taking the time to leave us a review. We're very glad you enjoyed your cruise despite the unfavourable weather - believe us, if we could control it - we would! We look forward to having you join us again one day (we'll even make a special request to Mother Nature for a little bit of sunshine!).
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    +1
    We joined a group of friends for an amazing day out discovering this SA gem. Bain and Cam welcomed us on board in Goolwa and as we motored along the Murray through the Goolwa Barrage into The Coorong we heard a very informative commentary on the history, environment, flora,
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    Response from Stormboycountry, Marketing Manager at Coorong Adventure Cruise
    Responded 15 Jun. 2019
    The Coorong is a magical place and the moods that the sky presents on wintry days are just stunning - the richness that is STORM BOY country. We are so happy that you had an amazing day with us.
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    We loved the whole experience provided. Plenty of time for photos, guiding was excellent: informative and did not sound at all like they had said it 1000 times before. Loved getting off the boat for walks and animal and bird-spotting. Generous lunch, and the boys really made us
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    Response from Stormboycountry, Marketing Manager at Coorong Adventure Cruise
    Responded 15 Jun. 2019
    Thank you so much for your wonderful review, we are so glad that you had an amazing day down the Coorong with us.
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    My wife and I thoroughly enjoyed the cruise. It was very informative and great value for money. The crew were most friendly and helpful.
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    Response from Stormboycountry, Marketing Manager at Coorong Adventure Cruise
    Responded 16 Jul. 2019
    Thank you for your review, we are glad you had a great day out on the water with us...
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    +8
    We really enjoyed the 6 hour Coorong cruise, a comfortable boat (with a toilet, and upstairs seating), informative guides, 2 stops with short walks, a nice lunch and afternoon tea. A mix of locals and international visitors on board.
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    Response from Stormboycountry, Marketing Manager at Coorong Adventure Cruise
    Responded 28 Apr. 2019
    Thank you for taking the time to review our 'Coorong Adventure Cruise' we are stoked to hear that you had an enjoyable cruise.
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