The Oscar W is a steam driven wood fired authentic working paddle steamer built at Echuca, Victoria in 1908. Located at the Main Wharf in the historic Goolwa Wharf Precinct, Goolwa, South Australia.
Visitors have the opportunity experience living history by joining one of the regular one hour cruises on board the PS Oscar W. To feel, smell, hear and see what it is like to journey down the Murray River on this historic vessel please call the Goolwa Visitor Information Centre or go to the website to book your cruise today. During the cruise you will travel downstream to the Goolwa Barrage then back under the bridge to Hindmarsh Island and travel up river a short distance before returning to the historic Goolwa Wharf. The PS Oscar W is located outside the Goolwa Riverboat Centre and is open as a static display on days it is not cruising. The Goolwa Riverboat Centre is open 7 days, 10am – 3pm and entry is free of charge. For group enquiries please contact the Goolwa Visitor Information Centre for charter prices and availability.