The Coorong National Park

A stunning place of natural beauty. This long stretch of pristine water way is home to a variety of birds and fish. Enjoy the views from a boat or kayak or take a walk along the sandy shores. Fish, swim, enjoy a picnic. Come for the day or camp overnight at the designated camping sites (public toilets and showers avaliable).

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The Coorong, Goolwa

Ocean Living Surf School

Learn how to surf and have surfing lessons from Ocean Living Surf School, located at Goolwa Beach, 80 minutes south of Adelaide CBD. Ocean Living Surf School offers group and private surf lessons; team building; surfing awareness lessons for kids, adults, parties, school groups, women only, corporate and community groups. Beginners, Intermediate and Advanced. Proprietor Philip Ball and his instructors provide a great learning experience with the latest gear and techniques with all equipment provided (surfboard, wetsuits, sun block). We also incorporate safety and ocean awareness into all lessons, all of which is designed to get you surfing and improving and above all having fun.

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1 Beach Road, Goolwa Beach, South Australia

Phil Ball

0487 921 232

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The Murray Mouth

Where the River meets the Sea! Perfect for fishing, swimming, bird watching and other water activities! Enjoy the beauty of the Coorong. Access via Goolwa Beach in a 4 Wheel drive vehicle, by boat through the Barrage or by car through Hindmarsh Island (view only).

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The Coorong

Goolwa Beach

A view that stretches off the to horizon. Swim, lounge in the sun, kite surf, try your hand (or feet!) at cockling, grab lunch or a drink or ice cream at the local cafe, climb the look out to take in the full 360 views of the coastline and Goolwa itself. Facilities include public toilets and life guards during peak times. If you're lucky you might even get the beach to yourself!

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Beach Road Goolwa

The Wharf Precinct

By the river, The Wharf Precinct features cafes, wineries and distillery, local shops, The Oscar 'W', and hosts live music and special events. All with stunning views of the river and Hindmarsh Island Bridge.

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The Wharf Goolwa