Visit Coorong National Park on a cruise tour and see white sand dunes and exotic bird life as your cruise heads towards this famous tourist destination.
Once your cruise disembarks, go on a guided walk that takes you to unique locations where Storm Boy movies were based and filmed!
Spot diverse flora and fauna that is native to the area including vibrant bird life like pelicans, spoonbills and more.
Get to learn more about the Aboriginal history associated with the area and the local Ngarrindjeri tribe from an experienced guide. Also know more about the pipi shuffle business.
Fans of Storm Boy movies and literature? The Coorong discovery cruise takes you to every region you have ever wanted to visit! Cruise to the stretches of Goolwa Barrage to view the mouth of the River Murray. See beautiful white sand dunes and spot exotic bird life as your cruise heads to the famed Coorong National Park. Enjoy a delicious lunch of cold meats and salads served with tea or coffee as you indulge in scenic views. Your captain will also relay commentary on every passing scene and acknowledge you with local history of the area.
Next on list is the Coorong 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 brief you on the exotic flora and fauna of this region and the Aboriginal settlement in the area. Your walk will continue till the secluded white sandy beaches of the Great Southern Ocean.
Your return cruise will move past the barrage that separate the Coorong from Lake Alexandrina. Your captain will detail more about the man-made barrage and lock system that extends along the River Murray. Sip on a cup of tea as you enjoy the views of imposing sand dunes till you get back through the lock to the Goolwa Wharf.
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: 12:30 | Departs: 13:00 | Returns: 16:00
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