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“The perfect way to see the Murray”

Canoe the Riverland
Ranked #1 of 7 things to do in Paringa
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Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
Owner description: KAYAK HIRE. KAYAK TOURS. DINGHY CRUISES. Only 3 hours from Adelaide, launch directly from our riverfront property into the beautiful Woolenook Wetlands to explore the natural Murray River environment as an eco-friendly tourist. We provide a map, waterproof bag, and basic instruction. The creeks loop around so you can take from one hour to all day exploring the natural environment with its birds and wildlife through our Self-Guided Trails. Hire a single kayak, double kayak or 3-person canoe; it is your boat for the day. For total RELAXATION, bring a picnic lunch. Prefer a GUIDED TOUR? Dinghy Tours run daily as do our popular Sunset Kayak Tours. Our sensational Moonlight Kayak Tours run 3 nights over the Full Moon. We also have a short Wetland kayak introductory tour. Check out our website to see all tour options and special events. We have boats for all ages and abilities and we provide professional advice and support.
Useful Information: Activities for older children
Reviewed 28 February 2015

We hired 2 kayaks and headed out by ourselves to explore the Murray River. Neither of us had ever been kayaking before but Ruth was very kind and helped us to plan a route that we could take as first-timers. The scenery was absolutely breathtaking and we could go at our own pace to take in the wild life, watch nearby kangaroos, stop for a rest, and see all the river has to offer. It felt like we had the entire river just to ourselves and before we knew it, we'd spent more than four hours out on the water! Thanks again to Ruth and Bob and their friendly dog Badger for making this a wonderful experience.

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Ruth R, Owner at Canoe the Riverland, responded to this reviewResponded 10 March 2015

Hi Laura,
Thanks for your thoughts. We are so glad that you enjoyed the whole experience.

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Reviewed 12 November 2013

We loved the scenery, our tour guide and his great home cooked scones for morning tea on the banks of the River Murray. The birdlife was incredible.

Thank Clythe G
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Reviewed 11 February 2012

Me and Hannah booked last minute a sunset tour with Bob; it was just us,I got to take some lovely pictures with my camera. No rush and some great sights, and what an awesome sunset from the kayak.
Bob is very friendly and knowledgeable, highly recommended!

Thank Alberto81
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Reviewed 8 January 2012

Two kayaks, a 2 man open canoe plus buoyancy aids and off we went with Bob on our morning tour of Ral Ral Creek which is a branch off the main Murray River. Bob was friendly and knowledgable as to the wild life and the area, telling us about past floods, why there are dead trees in the river, different types of birds and leading us to a couple of koalas in the trees.

Half way through the morning we stopped for home made cakes and a drink.

Highly recommended as a relaxing introduction to the river and its environs.

Thank Indiababe
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