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Goolwa, SA, Australia
jun. 20 — jun. 212
Goolwa, SA, Australia
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Gain useful insights and advice for booking the perfect stay in Goolwa. Price data is based on averages over the past 12 months and was last updated on junio 13, 2024.
Cheapest month:August
Most expensive month:April
Average price in Goolwa:$102/night
Cheapest price found:$62/night
Cheapest day:Saturday
Most expensive day:Wednesday
$84 - $165
Average price per night / 3-star hotel. Prices are not fixed and may vary with time.
$90 - $166
Average price per night / 3-star hotel. Prices are not fixed and may vary with time.

About Goolwa

A historic river port on the Murray River, Goolwa boasts a rich Aboriginal heritage, as well as fascinating European history dating back to 1853. Along with regular farmer’s markets, Goolwa features a range of museums and waterfront dining opportunities. It is also an excellent gateway to the Great Australian Bight and Coorong National Park.

Things to do in Goolwa

Discover the history of Goolwa at the Goolwa National Trust Museum, home to vintage vehicles, maritime artefacts and a priceless patchwork quilt. At certain times of the year, you can also ride the Cockle Train, a historic steam train that runs from Goolwa to Victor Harbor, where you can swim at pristine beaches, hike clifftop trails and snorkel reefs in Encounter Bay.

Don’t miss seeing the famous PS Oscar W, a Swedish-made paddle steamer that dates back to 1867. You can still ride on the paddle steamer today, and embark on a Murray River cruise from the Port of Goolwa Wharf. If you’re hanging around the wharf, duck into The Steam Exchange Brewery for a refreshing craft beer and river vistas. Alternatively, grab a coffee and light meal at Hector’s on the Wharf.

Enjoy a day on the links at South Lakes Golf Club, which features 18 holes designed to accommodate beginners and experienced golfers. Stock up on equipment at the pro shop or grab a light meal and drink at the on-site Birdie Bistro Restaurant. Wander down Cadell Street to indulge in fish and chips, Indian cuisine or deli-style sandwiches at one of the restaurants or cafes.

Love the outdoors? Make a day trip out to Coorong National Park, a 130-kilometre-long expanse of diverse wetlands, saltwater lagoons and sand dunes.

Getting around Goolwa

Goolwa is easily reached by driving from Adelaide, which takes just over one hour on the A13. You can walk around the centre of town, but will need a vehicle to explore further afield.

Facts about staying in Goolwa

Find useful tips and insights about staying in Goolwa to help you make the most of your experience. FAQs were last updated on junio 13, 2024.
  • What are the best hotels in Goolwa?

    Motel Goolwa is a very popular hotel in Goolwa with a score of 7.8 from 595 reviews. Wayfarers Cottage (9.3 from 84 reviews) and Gumnut Getaway Bnb (9.0 from 115 reviews) are also highly rated Goolwa hotels based on recent feedback from HotelsCombined users.

  • How much do hotels in Goolwa cost?

    Searches in the last 72 hours suggest an average price of around $152/night is normal for a hotel in Goolwa.

  • How much is a cheap hotel in Goolwa?

    Over the last 3 days, Goolwa hotels have been found for as cheap as $81/night in searches by HotelsCombined users.

  • How much is a hotel in Goolwa tonight?

    Prices for a hotel in Goolwa tonight are about $150 on average, but HotelsCombined users have found prices as low as $81 for tonight in the last 3 days.

  • What is the cheapest month to book a hotel in Goolwa?

    The cheapest month to book a hotel in Goolwa is November ($89). Conversely, the most expensive month to stay in Goolwa is April ($165).

  • What is the cheapest day to book a hotel in Goolwa?

    The cheapest day to stay in Goolwa is Friday ($90). On the other hand, travelers can expect to pay the most on Sunday, when the average nightly price is $165.

  • What are some other cities to stay in when visiting South Australia?

    In addition to Goolwa, travelers opt to visit Adelaide when visiting South Australia. Nuriootpa is also a popular choice to visit.

  • How many hotels are there in Goolwa?

    In total, there are 286 hotels to choose from in Goolwa, compared to 7,197 properties in South Australia.

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