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Adelaide: River Torrens Sightseeing Cruise on Iconic Boat

4.6 / 5

57 reviews

Adelaide: River Torrens Sightseeing Cruise on Iconic Boat

From US$ 17.30 per person

See Adelaide on board a heritage icon and cruise the River Torrens, right in the heart of the city. With live commentary and a friendly skipper, see why Adelaide is ranked one of the most livable cities in the world.

About this activity

Free cancellation
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Covid-19 precautions
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Duration 45 minutes
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Live tour guide


  • Cruise along the River Torrens on an iconic boat
  • Learn the history of South Australia from your expert guide
  • Pass through the heart of the city and enjoy the unique views
  • Take the chance to disembark to see Adelaide Zoo and the Botanic Garden
Full description
After boarding at Elder Park Landing there will be an opportunity to purchase food and beverages from the deckhand. The captain will take time to deliver a safety talk and introduce the crew before beginning commentary of the local area and wider South Australia.   Once seated, the cruise will commence by heading toward the Torrens River Weir Gate while passing the Adelaide Festival Centre, SAHMRI, and Adelaide Gaol. Enjoy 30 minutes of commentary before arriving at Adelaide Zoo where you will have the option to disembark and explore the zoo, Botanic Garden its and surrounds. The last 15 minutes of the tour will be relaxed, allowing you a great chance to ask questions, take photos with the crew, and get some advice on what to see and do once you disembark.
  • Return 45-minute cruise on an iconic boat
  • 30-minute commentary
  • Photo opportunities
  • Food and beverages
Not suitable for
  • Wheelchair users
Covid-19 precautions
Safety measures in place
  • You must keep social distance while in vehicles
  • The number of visitors is limited to reduce crowds
  • All areas that customers touch are frequently cleaned

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Meeting point

Elder Park Landing is set in Elder Park between The Rotunda and The Festival Center, on the water. There is a round blue 'Popeye' sign. Please wait at the landing for the boat to arrive.

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Important information

Know before you go

  • The climbing of some steps is required to on board the vessel
  • Handrails and assistance is available for those with limited mobility
Customer reviews

Overall rating

4.6 /5

based on 57 reviews

Review summary

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Amazing experience!

January 1, 2022

Relaxing informative the guide is very good definitely recommended

December 31, 2021

November 2, 2021

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