The Goolwa Wharf Precinct is a year-round destination to discover, experience and celebrate.  With the mission to link a heritage style precinct with lifestyle and entertainment of today, there's something for everyone 'At the Wharf'

The Goolwa Wharf Precint holds a unique position in the tourism offering on the Fleurieu Peninsula, with a dual focus on both visitors and local businesses, the Precinct adds to the attractiveness of Goolwa as a desination for families, young people, special interest groups and older people.  Did you know, Goolwa is one of only two places in the world where you can link a journey between a steam train and a steam powered paddleboat in just a few steps?  The other is in Mallaig, Scotland.

With the fortnightly Cittaslow Markets, monthly 'At the Wharf' food, wine and music, events; an array of businesses including cellar doors, cafes, restaurants, distilleries, breweries, tourism operators offering daily trips into the Coorong, Steam boat and train trips, art galleries and wine bars - there truly is something for everyone 'At the Wharf'

You can see the Alexandrina Council's Strategic Plan for the Goolwa Wharf Precinct here

Read a review of 'At the Wharf' here

Learn more about Cittaslow Goolwa here

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Below: The Goolwa Wharf Precinct as it is today.  Click here to see the Goolwa Wharf Precinct of yesteryear

  • Above: The South Australian Wooden Boat Festival, Goolwa  -  Phot Credit:  Alexandrina Council


  • Above:  Looking over Goolwa to the Goolwa Wharf Precinct  -  Photo Credit:  Alexandrina Council


  • Above:  Living Artists Exhibition, Signal Point Gallery,  Goolwa 

  • Above:  Hector's on the Wharf  -  Photo Credit:  SATC

  • The South Australian Wooden Boat Festival , Goolwa -  Photo Credit  - Dragan Radocaj

  • Above:  Hector's on the Wharf  -  Photo Credit:  SATC

  • Above:  The Milang Goolwa Freshwater Classic,  Goolwa


  • Above:  Wine Tasting in the Goolwa Wharf Precinct

  • Above:  The Cockle Train, Steam Ranger Heritage Railway, pulls into the Goolwa Wharf Precinct