Comments and Photograph by Beth Nixon

February 19, 2016 0 comments

This photograph was taken near Godfrey’s Landing while on a cruise down the Coorong from Goolwa.  The cruise was on ‘The Spirit of the Murray’, one of the Coorong Cruises’ vessels based at Goolwa, South Australia.

Godfrey’s Landing is a stop-off point for the vessel.

Passengers have the option of walking from a beach on the Coorong side where the boat is moored through sand hills on a board walk to the Great Southern Ocean.

There is also another boat – ‘Spirit of the Coorong’ – that is available for bookings.

The ‘Spirit’ trips are a great way to experience the beauty of the Murray River and the Coorong.

There are several options for length of the trip – three and a half hours or six hours – with shorter trips for groups, I understand.

Beth Nixon

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