From Goolwa, aboard our historic timber fantail “MV MARANUI”, enjoy a 1 hour river cruise. Highlights include: Wharf Precinct, Goolwa Barrage, the new “Coorong Quays” (marina), seals, birds, bridges, ever-changing scenery & expert commentary.“MV Maranui” is a historical 1800’s fantail timber launch, that has been beautifully restored.Enjoy a 1 hour scenic river cruise.Keep a look out for fur seals, pelicans and cormorants swimming and resting by the barrage. We then cruise into a man made inland marina, “Coorong Quays”, past stunning waterfront properties, under bridges, past luxury boats, before returning to the Goolwa Wharf.Please “Check In” at our Main Wharf, Goolwa Office, 15 mins prior to departure time.Boarding will commence approximately 5 minutes prior to departure time.
The Maranui departs form the Historic Trading Wharf at Goolwa andcruises up the western side of the Goolwa Riverbank heading south to the historic Goolwa Regatta Yacht Club, along the way historic buildings and river stories are shared. The boat then crosses the channel to the Goolwa Barrage, here we visit the local Long Nosed Fur Seal colony as they rest from an evenings fishing. After visiting the seals we head over to Coorong Quays Marina where we visit the spectacular marina and see the river bird sanctuary areas contained within the marina. From the Marina the boat heads down to the iconic Hindmarsh Island Bridge and back to the Historic Port of Goolwa.