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Spirit of the Coorong Cruises

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Cruise from the old riverport of Goolwa, through the Barrage lock and across the River Murray mouth into the wetland wilderness and spectacular sand dunes of the Coorong National Park. See a seal colony lazing on the Barrage, flocks of native and...more
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The Main Wharf, Goolwa, South Australia 5214, Australia
+61 8 8555 2203
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Reviewed 2 days ago

This place has always been a "must do" ever since I read " Storm Boy " with the wonderful illustrations by Robert Ingpen. The day was glorious & the cruise lived up to all my expectations. The crew were so knowledgeable & helpful. Lunch was...More

Thank 52judy
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Can't say enough praises about our trip down the Coorong yesterday with captain Trevor and first mate Lochie. We learnt so much about the river system and to see the Murray River and Mouth in all its glory. Lunch was provided which was both fresh...More

Thank Martyn5859
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Absolutely FANTASTIC day. The captain and crew were knowledgeable and friendly. I learned lots and loved every single second. Lunch and afternoon tea were provided, both were scrumptious. I could not recommend this trip highly enough. A truly wonderful day. Thank you to the awesome...More

Thank LolaMack
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great day out and not too expensive either. The captain and the assistant on our trip were really knowledgeable and friendly, which made it a thoroughly interesting and fun day.

Thank Sydneysider774
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My wife and I were the youngest participants on this cruise by about 20 years. And we don't know why more younger people (as in less than 70) do it? It was really fun and we learned a lot. Michael knows everything about the river,...More

Thank Benjamin B
SpiritCoorong, Owner at Spirit of the Coorong Cruises, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi Benjamin, thank you for the great review, we will let the staff know.

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The cruise was excellent, the skipper's knowledge of the history of the area was great, the lunch was delicious.

Thank Anne B
SpiritCoorong, Owner at Spirit of the Coorong Cruises, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi Anne, thank you - great review

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

An opportunity for an unique view and commentary on one of Australia's great geographic features. Includes an enjoyable lunch and an afternoon cuppa.

Thank _allottron
SpiritCoorong, Owner at Spirit of the Coorong Cruises, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

5 stars, fantastic ! Thank you

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Our tour group had the cruise to ourselves. We were served lunch shortly after boarding, which was delicious with various meats, salads and excellent alternatives for those with special dietary requirements. The commentary was informative, the staff friendly and responsive. The Coorong is one of...More

Thank Claire B
SpiritCoorong, Owner at Spirit of the Coorong Cruises, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi Claire, thank you for making the time to review our product, we will pass the feedback on to the galley :)

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Ditto Johnc review. We did the trip on the same day but in the opposite direction. We travelled from Goolwa to Meningie, then bussed to the smaller boat and returned to Goolwa via the Coorong. Commentery from both "captains" was informative, historocal, humorous , and...More

Thank 387terences
SpiritCoorong, Owner at Spirit of the Coorong Cruises, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Fantastic trip report

Reviewed 9 September 2018

Spirit of the Coorong from Goolwa to Long Point, bus to Meningie, Spirit of the Murray back to Goolwa. Michael and Jock's knowledge of the Coorong and Lakes system is extraordinary, morning tea, lunch and afternoon tea were all first class again. Enjoyed the trip...More

Thank j0hnc1195
SpiritCoorong, Owner at Spirit of the Coorong Cruises, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Perfect review, thank you for the kind words

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Karin G
4 October 2018|
Response from Fiona C | Reviewed this property |
Our little cruise was $25 p/p. I'd check the website for availability and times - hope this helps ;)
6 September 2016|
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Response from SpiritCoorong | Property representative |
Hi Tony and Judy, Yes, Thursday 15th September is our 3.5 hour Discovery Cruise, departing Goolwa Wharf at 1.00pm and includes lunch and afternoon tea. At this stage, we are almost full for this Thursday - so if you want to... More