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General Questions

What major events are held in the area
  • Coorong Quays Milang to Goolwa yacht race
  • 2019 Wooden boat festival
What services are available at Coorong Quays?
  • Mains power
  • All major telco suppliers including nearby Telstra 4G mobile tower
  • The Goolwa exchange was fibre enabled for internet partly by Coorong Quays contribution
  • SA Water supply from the Myponga reservoir
  • Mains sewerage services
Who looks after the roads and reserves at TMHI?
  • Alexandrina Council own and maintain the roads within the real estate development
  • Alexandrina Council own and maintain the reserves in the Lagoon estate
  • Alexandrina Council own and maintain the bike path that leads into Coorong Quays
  • Coorong Quays own and maintain the turfed area around the commercial marina basin
  • Whilst Council owns the Swale Road verge area each adjoining owner is responsible for maintaining this area from the property boundary to the paved road surface.
What can children do on the South Coast?
  • The Cockle Train runs regularly, check their website for Train Services.
  • Narnu Farm on Hindmarsh Island
  • Bike riding along the Encounter coastal bikeway
  • Fishing & Cockling
  • Swimming
  • Boating
  • Horse Riding
  • Windsurfing
  • Adventure sports
  • Wakeboarding
  • Skiing
  • Surfing
  • Kite flying
How close is the closest golf course?
  • 700m as the crow flies. South Lakes Golf Club
  • 2 courses in Victor Harbor
  • 1 in Mount Compass
  • Glacier Rock in the Inman Valley
  • Wirrina Resort via Yankalilla
  • Lady Bay at Normanville
Where can we swim?
  • Goolwa beach
  • The River Murray
  • Horseshoe Bay - Port Elliot
  • Residential lagoons
How can I see the Murray Mouth?
  • By cruise boat
  • By 4 wheel drive on Goolwa beach
  • By car from Sugars Beach on Hindmarsh Island
What shopping facilities are in the area?
  • Goolwa has many specialty shops
  • Foodland and Woolworths at Goolwa are well serviced and both have a large selection with extended opening hours over 7 Days a week
  • Victor Harbor has a diverse shopping precinct
How can I see the birdlife in the Coorong?
  • By Boat
  • Coorong Cruises
  • Mundoo Island and Coorong Tours
What restaurants can I get to by water?
  • Islanders' Tavern at Coorong Quays Hindmarsh Island
  • The Aqua Caf
  • Hectors on the Wharf
  • Currency Creek Winery
  • The Sails restaurant at Clayton
  • The Wellington Hotel
Is the Marina fresh or salt water?

Coorong Quays is situated upstream of the Goolwa Barrage which separates the salt water from the fresh water, hence the marina is fresh water.

Boating Questions

How deep is Coorong Quays?

The marina and lagoons are all excavated to allow approximately 3m depth at pool level.

Where can I venture with my boat?

Depending on water level, water flows and Government restrictions and the experience of the skipper you can venture to the Coorong, Lakes Alexandrina and Albert and the length of the River Murray.

Can I get out to sea?

Some vessels can go out through the mouth when conditions are appropriate but its not recommended without a pilot

What fish can I catch?

The Coorong is home to Mulloway, Salmon Trout, Bream, Flounder and Coorong Mullet. The River has Callop, Red Fin and European Carp.

What yacht races are held in the area?
  • The Milang to Goolwa
  • The Goolwa to Milang
  • The Goolwa to Meningie
What marine radios are monitored in the area?
  • After hours emergency channels are monitored by the Sea Rescue Squadron
Is boat fuel available?

We have recently upgraded our on water refueling facility. We have 2 ULP and 2 Diesel pumps with a 24 / 7 automated payment system to allow access any time of the day or night from the water or the land. This includes a high flow diesel nozzle delivering approximately 80 litres per minute to help you get on the water faster. Forget about the jerry cans!

Where are the black water pump out stations?
  • Coorong Quays client only facility within the Marina near the service centre slipway
  • Public pump out station is between the GRYC and the Goolwa wharf
Who can service my boat?

Contact Goolwa Marina Services who are located within the Marina for all your service and repair needs.

Telephone Todd Bartlett 0400 234 885

Where can I slip my boat?
  • Goolwa Marina Services has a 60t travelift & a 160t winch slipway

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