Join the skipper and crew on the wonderful fleet of boats called “The Popeye”on the River Torrens.
Winner of the SA Tourism Award in 1988, and recognised as the first State Heritage Icon in 2011.
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WANT SOMETHING DIFFERENT FOR YOUR NEXT PARTY?
' BOOK YOUR PARTIES ONTO THE POPEYE PARTY BOAT '
Newly carpeted with a great sound system for your own playlist or DJ
Lots of room to move around or dance
Or tables and chairs for a sit down dinner on Popeye's night bookings during the warmer weather.
Photos to follow soon.
The Popeye departs daily, weather permitting (check our website for daily weather forecast & any service cancellations). The 40 minute round trip cruise offers commentary highlighting the many landmarks and points of interest. Departing from Elder Park, travelling west to the Torrens Weir, turning around and travelling back up to the Adelaide Zoo before returning to the landing.
Join the skipper for the entire trip, stop-over at the Zoo or travel one way only.
The Popeye -
At the landing in Elder Park. Elder Park Rotunda, erected in 1882 is on the right.
The concrete arch structured "City Bridge" which extends King William Street to North Adelaide is in the background.
Adelaide, the capital of South Australia, is a graceful, coastal city situated adjacent to the River Torrens, amidst the Adelaide Hills and the Gulf of St Vincent. It is probably Australia’s best preserved capital city. Adelaide offers many tourist attractions. The Popeye Motor Launches, is one such attraction.
The Popeye provides a calm river cruising experience in Adelaide on the River Torrens and you will see both tourists and locals standing in line at the landing in Elder Park or at the Adelaide Zoo.
Whether it be for just one person or for a large celebration or a corporate event – the crew make sure you will feel welcome on board.
First departure of the day is from Elder Park and last departure is half an hour before closing time from the Adelaide Zoo.
Popeye operates every day of the year, except Christmas Day, weather permitting. Shuttle/tour starts from Elder Park landing every morning arriving at the Adelaide Zoo within half an hour. Passenger pick-up and drop off at both landings.
Operating times are subject to favorable weather conditions. Contact us on 08 8223 5863 for updates