Discover the famous Coorong National Park on a cruise tour and see white sand dunes and exotic bird life. Also enjoy two guided walks at two unique locations.
Enjoy a guided walk that takes you to famous locations where Storm Boy movies were based and filmed once your adventure cruise disembarks!
Your second guided walk for the day will take you to beaches and sand dunes. Also enjoy a cultural tour that explains about the Ngarrindjeri settlements.
Your cruise tour will pass by Ewe Island and Tauwitchere Barrages. See how these separate the estuary Coorong from fresh water Lake Alexandrina with help from your captain.
Cruise along the last stretches of Murray River and across to the Coorong National Park, explore secluded beaches and discover the Storm Boy land on guided walks!
Your Coorong cruise tour begins from the Main Wharf in Goolwa with an adventure cruise to the stretches of Goolwa Barrage. Cruise past the famed Storm Boy boats and into the Coorong National Park, with views of River Murray. See the beautiful white sand dunes and spot exotic bird life as your cruise heads from the mouth into the pristine waters of the Coorong. Your captain will relay commentary on every passing scenes and acknowledge you with history’s area.
Upon reaching the national park, get off the cruise and disembark for a guided walk to the famous locations where Storm Boy movies were based and filmed! Walk through the sand dunes of Younghusband Peninsula. Learn about cockles ( popularly known as pipis) and how pipi shuffle has emerged as a major business here. Your expert guide will also be brief on the exotic flora and fauna of this region and about the Aboriginal settlement in the area. Your walk will continue till the secluded white sandy beaches of the Great Southern Ocean.
Get back on the boat for a delicious lunch of cold meats and salads served with tea or coffee. Your captain will explain the man-made barrage and lock system as you pass along Ewe Island and Tauwitchere Barrages. Enjoy scenic coastline views as the cruise continues deeper into the Coorong waterway.
Get off for a bush tucker experience on your next guided walk from Cattle Point. Walk with your guide into the sand dunes as he explains about the Ngarrindjeri settlements. See the middens left around their old campsites and discover the secluded regions in the Aboriginal way.
Your day ends with a return cruise past the imposing sand dunes and back through the lock to the Goolwa Wharf, with a bundle of memories to cherish forever.
Choose this upgrade to escape the hassle of over an hour drive from Adelaide CBD and get picked up on a luxury coach from your accommodation.
Departure/Pickup Location: From Main Wharf, Goolwa
Boards: 09:30 | Departs: 10:00 | Returns: 16:00
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