South Australian Wooden Boat Festival

Community Event

17 Apr 2021 to 18 Apr 2021

The South Australian Wooden Boat Festival is a biennial festival held over two days and one evening at the historic river Port of Goolwa.

Goolwa is located on the Fleurieu Peninsula, a pleasant one hour drive south of Adelaide, South Australia. The Festival delivers an exciting mix of wooden boats, people, food, wine, and entertainment.

The on-water program is conducted within closed waters on the Murray River with boats participating safely in the Festival while providing a stunning display for spectators.

The on-land program including maritime displays, art exhibitions, children’s activities, music, regional food and wine and festival fare completes the festival atmosphere.


Australian Tourism Accreditation Bar Carpark Caters for hearing impairment Caters for high support needs Caters for limited mobility Family Friendly Free Wifi History & Heritage International Public Toilet Wheelchair access


Free Entry

Event Times

17 Apr 2021 to 18 Apr 2021

Biennial Event


Goolwa Wharf Precinct

Goolwa Wharf, Goolwa, 5214

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