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Address: King William St | Elder Park, Adelaide, South Australia 5000, Australia
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Nice short river cruise

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.

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
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Broken Arrow, Oklahoma

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Broken Arrow, Oklahoma
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

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.

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Launceston, Australia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Having moved away from my hometown of Adelaide 3 years ago, this was a lovely way to enjoy the afternoon, reminiscing with my own kids and seeing how the city has changed in such a short time. Tour went for approx 40 mins. Would definitely recommend this :)

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Thank bindikins
Adelaide, Australia
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I really want to rate this higher, to be honest I have walked family and friends from interstate and overseas along the River Torrens, and it's hard to 'wow' people here. Having said that, the tour could be 5 stars if the driver was more enthusiastic about talking more on Adelaide city, the wildlife, getting the customers involved in trying... More 

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Thank Scott V
Melbourne, Australia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 December 2016

The Popeye boats have been an Adelaide institution for a long time - its a great ways to relax and see the river torrens precinct. The new developments past the arts centre, the conference and exhibition centre and the medical precinct make it better than ever. a great family activity

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Thank Michael F
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30 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 November 2016 via mobile

We enjoyed an informative trip along parts of the River Torrens. Our guide was most knowledgeable of the region. We saw some amazing buildings including the Adelaide Oval. This is a definite for all ages and a relaxing meander along the river. I definitely recommend it!

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Wales
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 November 2016 via mobile

Yes, it's a nice little, 40 min cruise down the river. It was a Sunday n very quiet and the skipper was decidedly scant on the commentary on our cruise. I've been on other river cruises so perhaps I've been spoiled with informative, comical, interesting, historical, current details that left me fascinated. I was bored on this cruise

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Sydney, Australia
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 September 2016

We read great reviews about this boat but were a little disappointed. It was a windy cold day so the only people on the boat were my husband and me. Very uncomfortable cheap outdoor plastic chairs and very noisy motor engine! We went downstream with building sites on the left so not much to look at. However, it got better... More 

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Thank myreview122010
Christchurch, New Zealand
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 September 2016

40 minutes of history and detail about Adelaide by the boat driver. Fanatic way to learn about the city past , present and future. Well worth the $15 for the 40 minute ride.

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Bahrain
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30 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 September 2016 via mobile

When I traveled to Adelaide, my friends took me on the Popeye boat on my first day in town. It was a beautiful clear day, and the ride down the river was an awesome tour of the riverfront properties. I enjoyed the views and the information!

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Thank HotCorner
Adelaide, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 August 2016

I recently took my grandchildren for a ride on this iconic river boat...everyone had so much fun coasting down the Torrens River, up to the Adelaide Zoo ( can disembark here to visit the Zoo) and back to Elder Park with an informative commentary by Popeye's skipper.

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