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General Questions

What major events are held in the area
  • TMHI Milang to Goolwa yacht race
  • Wooden boat festival
What services are available at TMHI?
  • Mains power
  • All major telco suppliers including nearby Telstra 4G mobile tower
  • The Goolwa exchange was fibre enabled for internet partly by TMHI 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 TMHI
  • TMHI 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 coastal bikeway
  • Kite flying
  • Fishing & Cockling
  • Swimming
  • Boating
  • Horse Riding
  • Windsurfing
  • Adventure sports
  • Wakeboarding
  • Skiing
  • Surfing
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?
  • The Landing at The Marina 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?

TMHI 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 TMHI?

The marina and lagoons are all excavated to allow 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.

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?

ULP and Distillate are available at TMHI wharf 364 days per year. Monday to Friday from 9.00am to 4.30pm, weekends and public holidays from 10.00am to 12noon (closed Christmas Day).

Where are the black water pump out stations?
  • TMHI 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?
  • TMHI has a 60t travelift
  • TMHI has a 160t winch slipway

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