Dolphins, Shipwrecks & Maritime History Tour

An immersive maritime experience in one of South Australia’s first heritage precincts. Enjoy bus pick up from Outer Harbor, where your Cruise Ship docks. Here you will be transferred to Port Adelaide, which is South Australia’s first heritage precinct. Board Port River Cruises comfortable, enclosed 16-seater vessel and engage yourself in the rivers history and wildlife. Learn about Port Rivers rich maritime history, and visit the iconic Ships Graveyard. View the wreck ‘Santiago’, which is thought to be the oldest iron hulled sailing ship in existence, as well as many other abandoned ships within the graveyard. Enjoy viewing the local Port River dolphins, which are one of the only wild dolphin populations living within a city. Travel through to Garden Island where there's an opportunity to see migratory shorebirds, including threatened species such as Curlew sandpiper. Whilst cruising the river learn about the significant Aboriginal history of the area. On return, you will be provided with an entry ticket to the South Australian Maritime Museum. The SA Maritime Museum preserves, explores and celebrates the human history of our oceans and rivers. The museum provides insight into our maritime history and takes a contemporary approach to interpreting the past. This tour provides you with free time to enjoy Port Adelaide and take a leisurely stroll or grab a bite to eat in one of South Australia’s iconic heritage areas.
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  • Duration

    4.5 hours

  • Price

    Adult from $199.99
    Children (12 & under) from $199.99



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