Torrens River Cruise in Adelaide

Torrens River Cruise in Adelaide

40 to 50 minutes Adelaide, Australia

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See Adelaide from the best seat in the house, by cruising along The Torrens River in the heart of the city in a heritage icon. Enjoy a 40-50 minute cruise with a running live commentary from our friendly skipper. Learn about the historical importance of the River Torrens surrounds and gain an understanding of how Adelaide is progressing as a city and why it's been ranked amongst the top liveable cities in the world!

The cruise will take you past the Festival Center, Adelaide's SAHMRI building, beautiful parklands, Adelaide University and more.

Questions are always welcome and picturesque photo opportunities a given.
This is a typical itinerary for this product

Pass By: Adelaide Oval, War Memorial Drive, Adelaide, South Australia 5006 Australia

You will pass by Adelaide Oval and learn about the build and facilities

Pass By: Adelaide Gaol, Old Gaol 18 Gaol Rd, Adelaide, South Australia 5000 Australia

See the old hanging tree and the first tower built at Adelaide Gaol

Pass By: Adelaide Convention Centre, North Terrace, Adelaide, South Australia 5000 Australia

A great river view of the brilliant convention centre

Pass By: Adelaide Festival Centre, King William Street, Adelaide, South Australia 5000 Australia

Our skipper will share stories of the Festival Centre build and details of what shows and events are held

Pass By: Historic Lounders Boatshed Cafe, 1018 Victoria Dr, Adelaide SA 5000, Australia

See the historic Lounders Boatshed building where Popeye was first built. Now a perfect place for a coffee break

Pass By: SkyCity Adelaide, North Terrace, Adelaide, South Australia 5001 Australia

Spot the casino, a great place to dine and visit post cruise

Pass By: River Torrens Linear Park Trail, Torrens River From Henley Beach to the Adelaide Foothills, Henley Beach, Charles Sturt, South Australia 5000 Australia

Get a feel for the fantastic trial running from Adelaide City all the way to the Coast at Henley Beach

Pass By: Adelaide Zoo, Frome Rd, Adelaide, South Australia 5000 Australia

If you're lucky, catchy a glimpse of the Orangutangs hanging out above the treetops and listen to the gibbons

Pass By: St Peter's Cathedral, 27 King William Rd, Adelaide, South Australia 5006 Australia

Enjoy views of the spectacular St Peters Cathedral spires in North Adelaide


  • GST (Goods and Services Tax)
  • Live commentary on board


  • Food and beverages

Departure Point

Adelaide, Adelaide, Greater Adelaide, South Australia

Return Details

Returns to original departure point
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • The Popeye isn't conventionally wheelchair accessible BUT if patrons are prepared for 6 steps up, over and into the boat with handrails it is possible. The Skipper will lend assistance. This may be difficult for those with walking disabilities or using a wheelchair
  • Seats are assigned as general admission with a capactiy of 48 passangers per boat. Avaliablity will not be known in advance of the cruise time. Popeye operates on a 'first come first served basis'.
  • Subject to favourable weather conditions. If canceled due to poor weather, you will be given the option of an alternative date or time
  • Stroller accessible
  • Service animals allowed
  • Near public transportation
  • Most travelers can participate
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 20 travelers
  • Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff
  • Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas
  • Gear/equipment sanitized between use
  • Contactless payments for gratuities and add-ons
  • Paid stay-at-home policy for staff with symptoms
  • Transportation vehicles regularly sanitized


2 Reviews

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Maureen H April 2021

Simon the Captain,was very knowledgeable and entertaining in his commentary.
Booking was easy,even though we made a change .
Overall,a relaxing way to see Adelaide,,and hear about some of the history in an affordable way .

Sandra C April 2021

Great tour on the Torrens River through the heart of Adelaide. Excellent scenery and great commentary by the boat driver. He was very knowledgeable and added interest to the tour. We would highly recommend.

For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.

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