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Canoe the Riverland

835 Murtho Rd | near Renmark, Paringa, Renmark, South Australia 5340, Australia
+61 475 754 222
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Wonderful kayaking

Despite unfavourable weather we had a really great experience doing self-guided kayaking. The... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
gdixonrb
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Melbourne, Australia
Awesome!

This was the best experience I have had in Riverland by far! The creeks are miles long so you can... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
marcorip
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Springfield, Oregon
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KAYAK & CANOE HIRE. KAYAK TOURS. DINGHY TOURS. Only 3 hours from Adelaide, launch directly into the beautiful Woolenook Wetlands to explore the natural Murray River environment as an eco-friendly tourist. We provide a map, waterproof bag, and basic instruction. The creeks loop around so you can take from one hour to all day exploring the natural environment with its birds and wildlife through our Self-Guided Trails. Hire a single kayak, double kayak or 3 - person canoe; it is your boat for the day. For total RELAXATION, bring a picnic lunch. Prefer a GUIDED TOUR? Dinghy Tours run daily as do our popular Sunset Kayak Tours. Our sensational Moonlight Kayak Tours run 3 nights over the Full Moon. We also have a short Wetland kayak introductory tour. Check out our website to see all tour options and special events. We have boats for all ages and abilities and we provide professional advice and support.
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Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
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835 Murtho Rd | near Renmark, Paringa, Renmark, South Australia 5340, Australia
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+61 475 754 222
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Despite unfavourable weather we had a really great experience doing self-guided kayaking. The bird-life is fantastic and the wetland serene and beautiful

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This was the best experience I have had in Riverland by far! The creeks are miles long so you can never get bored, even if you are on your own. And you can spot kangaroos, pelicans, koalas, emus and much more on the shores. I...More

Thank marcorip
ruthr159, Owner at Canoe the Riverland, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

That's great Marco. Did you see the photo of the emus drinking from the creek? It was taken by the other couple who went out that day and we've put it on facebook

Reviewed 26 April 2017 via mobile

The sunset kayak tour was undoubtedly the highlight of our trip to Renmark. With a large group of 30 people aged from 3 to middle age this activity was enjoyed immensely by all. Our hosts Ruth and Jim were extremely accomodating, professional and friendly throughout...More

Thank Simon M
ruthr159, Owner at Canoe the Riverland, responded to this reviewResponded 28 April 2017

So lovely to hear how much you enjoyed your tour. Thank you for your encouraging words.

Reviewed 26 April 2017 via mobile

We had a great day exploring the creeks and lagoons, travelled 12kms and had no complaints from the kids (aged 12 and 10)! We saw a snake, water rats, lots of different birds and caught a huge carp in the lagoon that scared the living...More

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ruthr159, Owner at Canoe the Riverland, responded to this reviewResponded 28 April 2017

Sounds fabulous! I love your story of getting towed around by the carp on your line.

Reviewed 11 April 2017

We took our English friends for an experience paddling the Murray for 3 hours & found the experience the best- the serenity was amazing & all the better for the advice given by the people @ Canoe the Riverland on the best routes to take....More

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Reviewed 7 April 2017

Our group had a wonderful time camping at Canoe the Riverland for a few days last month, paddling the local backwaters and joining a sunset paddle on the Sunday night. A night paddle is always a wonderful thing, just out of the ordinary, and it...More

Thank kwooning
ruthr159, Owner at Canoe the Riverland, responded to this reviewResponded 11 April 2017

It was fun to have you all visit and join us on the Moonlight Tour. Thanks for taking the time to write us a review.

Reviewed 18 March 2017

Moonlight Canoeing is so different from your usual day tours. The peaceful calm tranquility of the river at night disturbed only by the splash of your oar or the squawk of a night bird or the occasional house boat moored at the shore. We where...More

Thank gtu74211
Reviewed 10 March 2017

A very easy to use Kayak system of a quiet paddle around some lovely creeks and of course, the Murray River in SA. Very Friendly proprietors and they know their stuff. We camped there overnight as well and although a bit rudimentary ,it all worked...More

Thank Kurt W
ruthr159, Owner at Canoe the Riverland, responded to this reviewResponded 12 March 2017

Thanks for your thoughtful review Kurt. It made us smile!

Reviewed 27 January 2017

Fantastic few hours canoeing through back waters and the river. Equipment first rate . prices very good. Great for families or couples.

Thank Carol J P
Reviewed 29 December 2016 via mobile

Easy to find and check in. For first time canoeists we thoroughly enjoyed the few hours we spent. I doubted whether I would get the hang of paddling but after a bit of trial and error I managed to stay upright and not get wet!!...More

Thank Kathryn L
ruthr159, Owner at Canoe the Riverland, responded to this reviewResponded 31 December 2016

Thanks Kathryn for taking the time to share your thoughts. We love helping people get past their apprehensions to experience the relaxation and you expressed it beautifully.

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