Things to do


Murray Mouth

• The Murray Mouth is the point at which the River Murray meets the Southern Ocean.
• It is accessible via Hindmarsh Island and approx. 20 minutes from the Beach Huts.

Goolwa Motor Museum

• For the motor vehicle enthusiast.
• Visit the Goolwa Motor Museum and view cars on display from 1920’s to 1970’s. 
• Contact the museum directly on 08 8555 3338 or visit their website for opening times.
• Goolwa Motor Museum

Middleton Surf Lessons

• Beginners to advanced, boards and wetsuits included.
• Accredited male and female instructors.
• Times to suit you.
• We specialize in small groups and individual lessons.
• Contact Dan & Meg 0414 341 545
• Sun and Surf

The Big Duck Boat Tours

• Seal Island Tour, Wildlife Tour or Whale Watching Tour
• Based in Victor Harbor
• Check brochures at reception for season and times
• Contact No: 08 8555 2203
• The Big Duck Boat Tours

The Goolwa Boating Experience

• Charter boat cruises from 20 mins to 2 hours
• Personal charters for 1,2, 3 up to 4 (max) persons
• A variety of charters to suit all schedules and budgets
• Call Adrian on: 0402 826 960
• The Goolwa Boating Experience

The Goolwa Animal Farm

A great venue for kids.
• Cuddle rescue joeys, bunnies & lambs to name just a few.
• Only rides and trailer rides.
• Large play area
• Ph: 0451 502 858 or check website for opening times.

Nature Play Grounds - Goolwa

A great venue for kids.
• Goolwa nature playground
• Great area for the kids.
• Barrage Road, Goolwa (near Aqua Café)
• Bristow Smith Reserve.

Steam Ranger Cockle Train

The Cockle Train lives in Goolwa and commences its run each day at Goolwa station, in the historic Wharf Precinct alongside the River Murray. It travels through Middleton, Port Elliot and completes its journey in the centre of Victor Harbor, picking up or dropping off passengers on request.
• The Steam Ranger Heritage Railway

Alexandrina Cheese Company

Visit the award-winning Alexandrina Cheese Company approx. 20 min drive from our Beach Huts. Owned by the McCaul family since 1902, the now third generation, Dan and family are continuing the old tradition.  Lots of history and excellent produce to taste.  Check the website for opening times or contact directly on: 08 8554 9666.  Alexandrina Cheese Company

Markets, Markets, Markets

Goolwa Wharf Markets – 1st & 3rd Sunday of each month Located at the Goolwa Wharf Precinct.
Victor Harbour Country Market Open 2nd & 4th Sunday of each month. Soldiers Memorial Reserve, Esplanade, Victor Harbor.
Willunga Farmers Market Every Saturday

Spirit of the Coorong

• Coorong Adventure Cruise – 6 hours
• Coorong Discovery Cruise – 3.5 hours
• Murray Mouth Cruise – 2 hours
• Maranui Murray Mouth Cruise – 1 hour
• Book at reception to receive a 10% discount
• Ph 08 8555 2203 or 1800 442 203 for direct booking Spirit of the Coorong

The Wharf Barrel Shed

• Enjoy a local produce platter with a locally grown wine or beer.
• Located at the Goolwa Wharf Precinct.
• Monday to Thursday - 10.00 am to 6.00 pm
• Friday to Sunday - 10am – Late
• Music and events regularly on site in peak periods
• The Wharf Barrel Shed

Urimbirra Wildlife Park

• Cuddle the koalas, pat the kangaroos
• Handle the snakes
• As well as the Australian animals, there are also resident farmyard pets including an Alpaca, George the greedy sheep,Guinea pigs and chickens
• Victor Harbor – check website for opening times or call: 08 8554 6554

Nature Play Grounds - Hayborough

• Starfish Park – Hayborough
• Flying fox, fireman’s pole, bridge & lots of climbing
• Entertaining for young and teens!

Oceanic Victor - Experience Life Beneath the Waves

• A fun and safe marine adventure for the whole family
• Two hour Aquarium Tour
• Swim with the Southern Bluefin Tuna and cuddle Port Jackson Sharks
• Learn from marine biologists
• Packages with The Island Cafe available
• Guided Nature + Penguin Tours at dusk
• Tours operating daily (minimum numbers required)


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