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Goolwa is a historic river port on the Murray River near the Murray Mouth in South Australia, and joined by a bridge to Hindmarsh Island. The name "Goolwa" means "elbow" in Ngarrindjeri, the local Aboriginal language, and the area was known as "The Elbow" to the early settlers.
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28 Mar 2016

Goolwa is located on the Fleurieu Peninsula in South Australia, about 83 kilometres south of Adelaide.  It is located near Lake Alexandrina, Hindmarsh Island the mouth of the Murray River.  Goolwa has a beautiful main street full of historic buildings and the Visitor Information Centre is located close to the old wharf district which has a museum, the Steam Exchange Brewery and home to the woodfired Paddle Steamer called the Oscar W.

We called into the Heritage Bakery for morning tea and can highly recommend this as a great place to eat with delicious pies and coffee - tables inside and out (they even have lactose free milk).  Across the road is a magnificent old building operating as a Bed and Breakfast called Rose Eden House - absolutely beautiful.

Goolwa is today a tourist destination with a number of boats operating from its historic wharf. It has a  range of accommodation, cafes, restaurants, pubs and stunning scenery - a popular holiday location (great for all sorts of water sports). A number of tour operators run regular services to the wetlands of the Coorong National Park, the mouth of the mighty Murray River and Lake Alexlandrina.  

There are plenty of things to see in the area and the nearby town of Middleton is a very well known surfing location.

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