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Goolwa Visitor Information Centre
The Goolwa Visitor Information Centre Welcomes You To The Alexandrina District
The Alexandrina district has so much to offer that you will be wanting to come back for more. With a wide range of quality attractions from great sandy beaches, world class wine regions, a fully operational steam train, whale watching, country produce to die for, endless water activities and Australia's first Cittaslow - Goolwa. All of this is approximately one hours drive south of Adelaide.
Just about every form of accommodation is available in the Alexandrina district, from B&B's, Motels, Hotels & Guesthouses to luxury waterfront homes and apartments. Maybe you would like to stay somewhere close to the water or something set in a country location, we have it all.
The region has a diverse range of activities to offer families, couples and visitors looking for adventure. From swimming and surfing at quality sandy beaches, cellar door tasting and sales in world renowned wine regions, enjoying the stunning ladscape of the Coorong National Park, whale watching from pristine coastlines and sampling fresh local produce that will tempt your tastebuds to activities like skydiving, sailing and adrenalin pumping scenic / acrobatic flights in an old WWII warbird aircraft.
If it's history your interested in then this is the place for you! We have a mighty old Riverport which was once home to a roaring river boat trade, the first public railway in Australia and a number of historic towns with an endless supply of antiques and craft shops.
The Alexandrina region is fast becoming known for holding an increasing number of festivals and events. A wide variety festivals and events take place from boating festivals, antiques festivals and even a duck race. Below are some of the major events that take place in the region :
- Australia's only cow race
- Australia's largest freshwater sailing classic
- Wooden boat festival nationally and internationally renowned.
- The Classic Adelaide Rally
- Tour Down Under cycle race
For more Information about The Alexandrina District visit our website via the link above or while your here take a look at the Alexandrina Council listing.
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