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Waiting for the ferry

Balhannah to The Bend. Neighour racing a must see. The winding road from Wistow to Woodchester then... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
peter l
Wallaroo, Australia
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Would have liked to stay longer

We took this route from Victor Harbour to Robe. It was a beautiful drive and I wish we had allowed... read more

Reviewed 8 September 2018
Sue-Maree W
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The Wellington Courthouse and Police Station Museum was first occupied in 1864 and was the site of the first ferry crossing of the mighty Murray River. This heritage National Trust building, now privately owned, has lots of artifacts housed there, a...more
Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
678 Mason Street, Wellington, South Australia 5259, Australia
+61 8 8572 7330
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Balhannah to The Bend. Neighour racing a must see. The winding road from Wistow to Woodchester then Wellington. I missed the ferry but coffee was next door. A coffee and a melting moment great before a ferry ride. Cheers Beachy

1  Thank peter l
Reviewed 8 September 2018

We took this route from Victor Harbour to Robe. It was a beautiful drive and I wish we had allowed more time to explore this beautiful old building. The gentleman there was extremely friendly and there was so much history in this amazing place. It...More

1  Thank Sue-Maree W
Reviewed 31 March 2018 via mobile

We arrived after a long journey to find the complex deserted. It was only 4.30pm but a note on the door advised ‘late arrivals’ to call one of 2 mobile numbers. Neither answered. On the third attempt we were told the code to open a...More

Thank Carole B
Reviewed 26 March 2018 via mobile

Had a lovely night here. Great place for the night. Quiet and great sitting on banks of Murray watching the ferry and the world go by. Look forward to visiting again.

1  Thank yvonne p
Reviewed 23 March 2018

We stopped there prior to crossing the Murray River via the ferry and were pleasantly surprised. A quirky must visit for great coffee, perhaps a meal and cold beer or local wine over looking the Murray or even linger longer and stay in one of...More

Thank ge0ffis
Reviewed 2 December 2017 via mobile

Right on the banks of the Murray River, the Wellington Courthouse has 6 rooms for accomodation. We stayed a night while exploring South Australia. Neat place with a Courthouse museum and even jail cells to explore. Nice comfortable room with good linen. Shared kitchen but...More

Thank Radichs
Reviewed 12 May 2017 via mobile

We called in after crossing on the ferry and were pleasantly surprised how lovely the restaurant/cafe was with great coffee and hot chocolate. It's a must to visit and relax with a coffee in front of the open fire or overlooking the river.

1  Thank Anne B
Reviewed 18 February 2017 via mobile

The revamp of the central courtyard gives a great spot to sit and ponder the life of the colonials who would have been at the judges mercy.. a good venue for a family lunch or a group destination. Beautiful riverfront too for summer fun and...More

Thank Kimbo L
Reviewed 4 February 2017

We stayed one night for a family gathering. Our rooms were well sized and comfortable. The bathrooms were huge and beautifully appointed. We were delighted to be offered generous nibbles to have with our pre-dinner drinks. Full marks for providing our group with a lovely...More

Thank Kathie D
Reviewed 20 December 2016 via mobile

Cute place with the river behind. Burger was tasty and generous serving size. Walk through the old courthouse and see the history of the local area.

1  Thank Catherine K
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Response from Leanne S | Property representative |
Open Wed and Thursday 9am till 3pm. Thursday night happy hour 5pm-7pm. Friday 9am till 8pm (late) Saturday 8am till 8pm (late) Sunday 8am till 3pm Friday & Saturday night ala carte menu 6pm-8pm,Saturday & Sunday ala carte... More