We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Spirit of the Coorong Cruises

Features Animals
The Main Wharf, Goolwa, South Australia 5214, Australia
+61 8 8555 2203
Call
Website
Save
Review Highlights
A must do on the Fleurieu

We did the Discovery Cruise on the Spirit of the Coorong Cruises. It was fantastic. The crew were... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
sallyingram1
,
Adelaide, Australia
Every part of this trip from boarding in Albury to finishing in Mildura was wonderful.

At age, 89 and 8 months, i joined Jock, Southy and Keith for a most memorable trip down the Murray... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Don E
Read all 217 reviews
Map
Satellite
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Overview
More
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.
  • Excellent85%
  • Very good13%
  • Average1%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“hour cruise” (34 reviews)
“afternoon tea” (40 reviews)
Open Now
All hours
Hours Today: 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
LOCATION
The Main Wharf, Goolwa, South Australia 5214, Australia
CONTACT
Website
+61 8 8555 2203

Similar Things to Do in Goolwa

Write a ReviewReviews (217)
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
Language

1 - 10 of 216 reviews

Reviewed 4 days ago

We did the Discovery Cruise on the Spirit of the Coorong Cruises. It was fantastic. The crew were very knowledgeable and friendly, answering our questions and taking time to explain the many points of interest along the way. A perfect way to see a very...More

Thank sallyingram1
Reviewed 5 days ago

At age, 89 and 8 months, i joined Jock, Southy and Keith for a most memorable trip down the Murray River for about 14 days. Just a few weeks prior, i did the Goolwa to Mildura 8 day trip with the same crew, so it...More

Thank Don E
Reviewed 1 week ago

Very nice day for the 5 of us (3 adults, 2 kids). About 20 in total on the boat. The guys on the boat were very knowledgeable about the area and its history. Two walks through the peninsula, both very good and not strenuous and...More

Thank AlanDeschner
Reviewed 1 week ago

We thoroughly enjoyed our entire trip. The tour guides were informative and the food excellent. Not to be missed.

Thank Dandg4
Reviewed 1 week ago

The 3 of us, 2 locals from the Adelaide Hills, and 1 from France thoroughly enjoyed the 3 1/2 hour tour. A simple check-in process (if early go to Hectors On The Wharf for a coffee), nice clean vessel, comfortable seating, great boxed meal with...More

Thank D6709GAmarkl
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We elected to do the morning 2 hours cruise for a group of overseas birdwatchers as part of a Bellbird Birding Tours - 6 day SA highlights tour. We had a great experience and saw a huge rang of birds and other wildlife including the...More

Thank Steve P
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We took this trip with some visiting relatives from overseas and enjoyed it greatly. The river is fascinating, with much activity, interesting stories and great infrastructure, and many birds The commentary was highly appropriate and not overdone. I enjoyed the walks on the beach and...More

Thank Tanderra
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Amazing customer service from the admin staff (we had to reschedule our booking due to illness), knowledgeable, relaxed and friendly crew members. Clean boat, better than expected food and beautiful scenery! A nice day out and a must do when you are in Goolwa next!

Thank Georgia D
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Lovely crew and a very comfortable boat. The lunch box was better than expected. Beach walk was the highlight with emus on the beach (seals and pelicans elsewhere). After the walk it dragged on a bit with tedious stories about how deep XYZ channel was...More

Thank WanderingDavy
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

My wife and I had a great time on the 4 and a half hour cruise to The Coorong. It was a beautiful day and the scenery was fantastic. Our guide was clearly very well informed and provided an interesting education on the history, geography...More

Thank Mark A
Nearby
Nearby Restaurants
The Landing Waterfront Bistro & Bar
115 reviews
1.55 km away
Motherduck
168 reviews
.43 km away
Hector's Cafe on the Wharf
323 reviews
.04 km away
Aquacaf Gourmet Cafe
186 reviews
1.05 km away
Nearby Attractions
Goolwa Visitor Information Centre
37 reviews
.20 km away
The Goolwa Barrage
39 reviews
.88 km away
The Steam Exchange Brewery
60 reviews
.01 km away
Goolwa Motor Museum
24 reviews
1.21 km away
Ask a question
Questions & Answers
ajb3030
6 September 2016|
AnswerShow all 4 answers
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
0
Votes