River Murray Day-Cruise
- Duration: 5 Hours
- Location: Goolwa, SA
ONE-DAY MURRAY RIVER CRUISE:Cruising along the majestic River Murray between Goolwa & Murray Bridge, South Australia. We offer this cruise in either an upstream or/ downstream format covering the same section of the River Murray. Each cruise will depart from the historic main wharf in Goolwa, South Australia (free parking available) where you will either depart by boat on our luxurious “Spirit of the Murray” cruising upstream or/ depart by coach by road to Murray Bridge and begin your downstream cruise.
Scenic highlights include:
Goolwa wharf, Hindmarsh Island, Clayton, Point Sturt, Lake Alexandrina, lake crossing, Point Malcolm Lighthouse, Pomanda Island, Wellington, Jervois irrigation area, Tailem Bend cliffs & Murray Bridge.
Morning tea & Lunch (or Lunch & Afternoon Tea) are served during the cruise and the captain provides an informative commentary throughout the day. A Coach transfer is also included either at the beginning of the tour from Goolwa to Murray Bridge to begin the Cruise or/ at the conclusion of the Cruise from Murray Bridge to Goolwa.
Over 100 River kilometres Travelled
Sunday Early Departure:
Commence in Goolwa at 8:30am. Meet at the Main Wharf in Goolwa (plenty of free parking) & board the luxurious “Spirit of the Murray” cruising upstream past Clayton, across to Point Sturt & into Lake Alexandrina. Cruise on past Point Malcolm Lighthouse and the Narrows to Pomanda Island and then back into the river up past Wellington, Jervois Irrigation area, the cliffs at Tailem Bend, along picturesque flats and willow lined riverbanks to Murray Bridge. Morning tea and lunch are served during the cruise and the captain provides an informative commentary throughout the day. Spirit of the Murray will dock at Murray Bridge, where a coach will be waiting to transfer you back to the Goolwa Wharf arriving ~2pm.
Tour begins & finishes in Goolwa (Goolwa to Murray Bridge by River, then Murray Bridge to Goolwa by Coach)
Sunday Mid-Morning Departure:
Commence in Goolwa at 11am. Meet at the Main Wharf in Goolwa (plenty of free parking) & board a coach for a road tour up to Murray Bridge and then board the luxurious “Spirit of the Murray” cruising downstream from the rivebanks of Murray Bridge, past Tailem Bend cliffs, along picturesque flats and willow lined riverbanks. Continue down through the Jervois irrigation area, past Wellington through to Pomanda Island and into Lake Alexandrina. Cruise past Point Malcolm Lighthouse and the Narrows, across to Point Sturt and back into the Murray River at Clayton, continuing through to Goolwa. Spirit of the Murray will dock back at the historic Goolwa Wharf at ~4:30pm.
Tour begins & finishes in Goolwa (Goolwa to Murray Bridge by Coach, then Murray Bridge to Goolwa by River)