The Murray River, Lakes and Coorong offers a wide variety of activities, scenery and destinations, many of which can be enjoyed as a tour experience. All tours are easy to book and access, and will guarantee you a memorable experience.
Why not start with the unique and stunning Coorong, cruising the world renowned wetlands in the state-of-the-art Spirit of the Coorong? This is a truly memorable way to learn about South Australia's best kept secret.
Or you can check out Big Bend by Night, a unique nocturnal tour of the river cliffs and wildlife. You may want to include this tour as part of your paddlesteamer cruise. Choose from a variety of historic vessels, day cruises or extended week long cruises. Trust us, once you spend time cruising the Murray River, you will quickly fall under its peaceful and magical spell.
Spirit Australia Cruises operate extended, hotel accommodated cruises along the length of the Murray River between Albury (New South Wales) and Goolwa (South Australia) in a series of four to eight day cruises.
You will enjoy personalised small group travel on one of two purpose built cruise boats able to handle the variable water levels.
Cruises operate seasonally and are all one-way, averaging about 100 river kilometres per day to maximise the scenic experience. Coach transfer back to the port of origin is included for most cruises.
All cruises include Captain's commentary, all meals, ensuite riverside town hotel accommodation, on-shore excursions as specified, and coach return to port of origin.Visit website
BEYOND THE VINE Wine Tours is an Adelaide based business focusing on wine and food tourism throughout South Australia.
? Taking the best of the wineries and regional produce that South Australia has to offer and showcasing it to local, domestic and international guests and clients, is at the forefront of our approach. We achieve this by building strong associations with winemakers, chefs, producers and accommodation providers throughout the wine regions of South Australia. ? Our guides are professionals from the tourism and wine industries with over 15 years experience in local and national touring, joined with hospitality backgrounds from within restaurants, hotels and retail.
? Educating wine novices with the basic background and understanding of wine and food appreciation to entertaining the most well travelled wine connoisseurs with wine encounters like no other, Beyond The Vine Wine Tours sets out everyday to create an experience for our guests that surpass expectations and requirements. ? Beyond the Vine Wine Tours offer an extensive range of tours, both day and extended throughout regions such as The Barossa Valley, Adelaide Hills, McLaren Vale, Clare Valley and Langhorne Creek. ?
Big Bend By Night offers visitors the chance to see large numbers of kangaroos and wombats in the wild on unique spotlighting tours at Big Bend on the banks of the Murray River.
You can enjoy a bush tucker breakfast, a three course riverbank dinner while the sunset changes the colours of the sandstone cliffs, or, if travelling as a group participate in the Sunnydale Shearing Show.
There is no walking involved in the nocturnal tours just soft, comfortable padded seats in an open sided cart that is a fun experience on its own, especially on a clear starry night with Jackdog leading the way.
Big Bend By Night also have a Mercedes Benz Sprinter, a Toyota Commuter and VW Caravelle available to take you on a wine tasting adventure to the Barossa Valley or Langhorne Creek wine region, an Outback Pub tour which includes lots of bush tracks and wildlife, or an Adelaide Hills Safari that includes a visit to Monarto Zoo and historic Hahndorf.
All of these tours, with commentary and stories provided by the drivers are available within two hours of Adelaide.Visit website
CP Tours and Charters parent company Captain Proud Paddle Boat Cruises was founded in 2003 on the premise that cruising the Murray River would be special and exciting. Based in Adelaide and Murray-lands area, we specialize in providing each customer with an exciting array of travel packages and services. Whether you’re looking for a cruise, wine tours or Adelaide sightseeing, we can help you put together a day you’ll never forget. We’re committed to service and excellence, and we’ll take care of all the details of your days tour so you can start relaxing from the time you are on board with us. Travel in Luxury with all the modern conveniences. Get in touch to learn more.Visit website
Want a personalised, behind-the-scenes look at the Coorong region?
We offer three separate tours, all starting at Lake Albert Caravan Park. Our Coorong Tours will take you behind the farm gate to places that are not easily accessed by the average vistor.
TASTES OF THE COORONG offers a look at the clean, green and fresh produce of the Coorong region. It includes: – Local Tour Guide – Visit and tastings at Longridge Olives, Coonalpyn Care Ship Snail Farm & Coorong Wild Seafood – Photo stops at Coonalpyn Silo’s and Tolmer Rocks
FARMING THE COORONG gives you the opportunity to meet the farmers driving change across the Coorong region. It includes: – Local Tour Guide – Visit to a modern irrigation and seed production farm, beef cattle enterprise and integrated sheep raising farm – Photo stops at Noonameena, Long Point and Meningie
SECRETS OF THE COORONG takes you behind the scenes with locals who live and breathe the Coorong region. It includes: – Local Tour Guide – Visit to Fischer Intensive Dairy & Barn, the Raukkan Community including the church, and Point Malcolm inland lighthouse – Photo stops at Noonameena, Pondyong and Raukkan Look OutVisit website
Want a personalised, behind-the-scenes look at the Coorong region? Then get yourself and a group of friends or family together and join us for a tour with a difference!
Coorong Tours will take you to places that are not easily accessed by the average visitor. We will take you behind the farm gate, and show you all the secret spots, so you can meet Coorong locals up close and personal.
We offer three separate tours:
Tastes of the Coorong Secrets of the Coorong Farming the Coorong
And, you can choose how you want to see it (mode):
Tag-a-long mode (bring your own vehicles) Premiere Group mode (we will provide a bus/mini bus) Deluxe Champagne mode (we will provide a 9-seat ultra luxury mini bus, with all the cool stuff!)Visit website
Desert Sky Tours operate extended tours with hotel/motel accommodation to Birdsville, Longreach, Innamincka, Flinders Ranges, Gawler Ranges, William Creek, Coober Pedy, Kangaroo Island, Yorke Peninsula, Back O' Bourke, Wilson's Promontory, Great Ocean Road and Mungo National Park travelling in a Toyota Landcruiser 100 Series four wheel drive vehicle. Tours depart from and return to Adelaide, and prices include accommodation, touring and all meals.Visit website
Things to Do in Adelaide! for Wine or Reason is recognised as South Australia's leading prestigious Wine Tour Company associated with National Wine Centre of Australia. Our Tour Guides have over a decade's worth of experience in the Industry. Our knowledge of South Australian wine regions will ensure you have an informative and extremely entertaining Tour. We specialise in intimate winery tours for those people who appreciate fine wine and good food. Every tour is tailored to suit the individual and focuses on visiting niche, boutique wineries as well as major iconic vineyards and main regional attractions. We are accredited with the South Australian Tourism Commission and a member of the CVA (Chauffeured Vehicles Association).
Fun...Entertaining...Experience of a Lifetime!
Goolwa Boating Cruises offers small group guided boat charter cruises through the single gateway to the vast inland waterways (over 6,500 kilometres of rivers) of the Murray-Darling Basin.
Their two hour day charters are available all-year for private groups or families (maximum four) providing a unique and convenient cruise to discover how water shaped their state, even deciding the location of their capital Adelaide.
Cruising through shallow, protected, inland fresh water with no dangerous creatures, it is one of the safest boating environments in Australia.
Just over an hours' drive from Adelaide, Goolwa is the tenth oldest town in South Australia and the birthplace of Australia's paddle-steamer river trade - one of the first national industries.
A scenic return trip through the Adelaide Hills, visitors experience the unique and varied landscape that was home to many of the earliest settlers.
A boat charter with Goolwa Boating Cruises is a relaxing way to see the natural beauty of the fourth largest river system in the world, gain a unique understanding as to the creation and early development of South Australia and how the Port of Goolwa was the spark for the expansion and settlement of vast areas of inland Australia.Visit website
Goolwa Bus and Coach Pty Ltd have proudly serviced the Fleurieu, the Adelaide metropolitan area and beyond for the past 25 years.
We are a family-run company that takes pride in being a local establishment, offering high quality service to all of our clients.
Our fleet now consists of 25 buses (ranging from 22 to 61 seat) including seat belted, climate controlled coaches.
We have two depots, one at Goolwa, the other at Seaford. At our Goolwa depot we have a comprehensive workshop, including three full-time mechanics.
We are not restricted to and/or from the Fleurieu Peninsula. We can arrange tours to anywhere in Australia and will pick up from anywhere in metropolitan Adelaide.Visit website