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PS Oscar W Cruises

| Goolwa Wharf, Goolwa, South Australia, Australia
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Fleurieu Peninsula: Full-Day Coastal Explorer Tour from Adelaide
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Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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| Goolwa Wharf, Goolwa, South Australia, Australia
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"paddle steamer"
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"heritage experience"
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"murray river"
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"council"
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"fleurieu"
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"volunteers"
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"engine"
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Reviewed February 18, 2018 via mobile

We hired the whole boat for dads 70th. 45 passengers max. Excellent volunteer staff. Very comfortable positions all over the boat. Amazing to see it slipped at Murray bridge in my childhood and now a working boat anyone can access. Living history.

Thank natislandq
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Reviewed January 14, 2018 via mobile

We really enjoyed going on the paddle steamer. The kids enjoyed looking around the decks and seeing the engine room. Both kids were free as under the age limit. Was $40 for 2 adults for 1 hour so would have been a lot if kids...More

Thank ilovekitkats
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Reviewed December 7, 2017

A great trip from start to finish on this interesting paddle steamer built in Echuca in 1908. Named Oscar after the owner Franz Oscar Wallin and not after Oscar Wilde who came to mind when I first spotted this boat. Has a great history of...More

Thank Sheila S
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Reviewed July 21, 2017

We were lucky to be here on the Sunday when the Oscar W Paddle Streamer was running its once a month trip. It is owned by the Council, but run entirely by volunteers. The Paddle Steamer is beautifully restored. It is wood fired The engine...More

Thank Helen H
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Reviewed April 20, 2017

The trip itself was lovely. There was a mixup with instructions on how to use the Heritage Pass not really adequate and quite confusing. Oscar W need to contact their local information centre so that people are given better instructions on how to get on...More

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Reviewed February 7, 2017

Its only short being one hour, but a great snapshot of what paddle steamer and Murray life must have been. Full credit to the Friends for re-creating this experience for all of us to enjoy. Loved it.

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