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A 6.5 hour boat cruise into the Coorong National Park,leaves from the River Port of Goolwa. Morning tea,lunch and afternoon tea supplied. 2 guided walks, travel through 2 locks, try bush tucker, 16 passenger maximum, see the Coorong seal colony...more
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All reviews bush tucker great guide sand dunes local history morning tea small boat local sushi all ages a lot of fun south australia flora and fauna great value for money great trip murray mouth cockles michael environment
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Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Fantastic cruise. Perfect day. Wonderful food . Our skipper Lockie and his mate Will were amazing. They even got out of boat and walked it over very shallow water so that we could continue and not cancel rest of cruise. Cant wait to go again.

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Jane K
Reviewed 31 January 2019 via mobile

One of the most fabulous small boat cruises we have done. 6 hours disappeared in no time. The food was fantastic with a local flair and lachlan was a great guide. Great opportunity to help with a lock system if the tides allow.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Laura R
Vekim73, Owner at Cruise The Coorong, responded to this reviewResponded 2 February 2019

Hi Laura Thanks for your review, going through the Tauwitcherie Lock is quite an experience for all.

Reviewed 20 January 2019 via mobile

Great day out on this cruise, enjoyable, entertaining and very informative. The crew were great and did everything possible to make this a memorable experience. The narrative was factual humorous and was detailed enough to give you a very good understanding of the Murray Mouth...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank 644rong
Reviewed 7 January 2019 via mobile

We loved our 3 hour tour with Michael on the Coorong. Our whole family of three generations went and it was a lot of fun for everyone. Michael knows so much about the region and tailored it for both kids and adults. Boat was clean...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Mcnaccas
Reviewed 29 December 2018 via mobile

We enjoyed a spectacular day cruising the Coorong with Michael. The cruise was very informative and educational thanks to Michael’s lifetime of experience in Goolwa ranging from local history and that of boats to all the different bird species as well as lots of interesting...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank marcus_stvincent
Vekim73, Owner at Cruise The Coorong, responded to this reviewResponded 3 January 2019

Hi Marcus Thanks for the review, I am glad you enjoyed your tour with us and our beautiful Coorong National Park

Reviewed 11 October 2018

We could have hardly picked worse weather for our trip. It was windy, showery and overcast, but all this paled into insignificance with the knowledge and humour imparted by our capable captain, Michael. Lunch on board was a tasty cold offering, embellished with bush tucker...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Peter W
Vekim73, Owner at Cruise The Coorong, responded to this reviewResponded 19 October 2018

Hi Peter, Thank you for sailing with us through the rarely rugged Coorong National Park, great to see you had a good time and thank you for the 5 star review.

Reviewed 20 June 2018 via mobile

Although our trip was on a day when he weather was a little wet it didn't spoil it at all. The lunch was great, nice and fresh and tasty. The tour guides were knowledgeable and friendly. All in all fantastic value and a great trip...I...More

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank CarolineB5905
Vekim73, Owner at Cruise The Coorong, responded to this reviewResponded 4 October 2018

Hi Caroline, thank you for the positive review

Reviewed 27 April 2018 via mobile

Our family booked the whole boat (14) to help celebrate my 84 year old father’s birthday and cannot recommend this experience highly enough! 4 generations, aged 3 to 84 all had a ball! We were blessed with beautiful weather, which helped, but the cute little...More

Thank DTAdelaide
Vekim73, Owner at Cruise The Coorong, responded to this reviewResponded 25 May 2018

Hi DT, many thanks for the detailed review, it was great to hear about your families adventure. We will pass on the positive comments about Captain Mat's great work on the boat.

Reviewed 18 April 2018

We really enjoyed our day. Matt the guide was confident and knowledgeable. He is also a local so gave us lots of history of the area. Highlights were visiting an Aboriginal midden and learning about the traditional owners lifestyle, traversing the lochs at the barrages...More

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank glenystee
Vekim73, Owner at Cruise The Coorong, responded to this reviewResponded 23 April 2018

Great review, thank you.

Reviewed 24 March 2018

At the time we thought 6.5hrous maybe a little long in time, but as it turned out, not long enough. Our host Matt was, is an enthusiastic host from the getgo 'til we disembarked. You could that Matt was very proud of Goolwa, the Coorong...More

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank ge0ffis
Vekim73, Owner at Cruise The Coorong, responded to this reviewResponded 26 March 2018

Hi Geoff, thank you for taking the time to write us such a great review. We appreciate the fantastic feedback on the cruise and will be sure to let Matt know about the great feedback. Our goal is to provide a comprehensive and interesting cruise...More

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Hello Helen, You will both thoroughly love the Coorong Cruise in November. We live here and always recommend it to everyone, especially visitors. I suggest you contact them by phone which I am sure is a free call, or write... More
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