The sun is shining, it’s a lovely day and the Popeye is OPEN
Cruises leaving Elder Park on the hour every hour starting at 10am
with last trip at 4pm

The Paddle Boats are open this Saturday and Sunday from 10am until 5pm

PLEASE CALL AHEAD ON 08 8232 7994 IF YOU’D LIKE TO ARRANGE A PRIVATE PADDLEBOAT HIRE
THE MINIMUM HIRE IS 3 BOATS (DON’T WORRY, WE’LL BE OPEN SCHOOL HOLIDAYS)

Plan your cruise on a state heritage icon.

See Adelaide from the best seat in the house, by cruising along The Torrens River in the heart of the city in a heritage icon. Enjoy a cruise with live commentary from our friendly skipper. Learn how Adelaide is progressing as a city and why it’s been ranked amongst the top liveable cities in the world!

The ‘Riverbank’ SALA Exhibition

On the 26th of July, The Popeye hosted the opening of its first ever SALA exhibition. Two artists, Caroline Taylor and Phoebe Hunter explored the natural surroundings of the riverside as well as the history of over eighty years of Popeye service through a collection of paintings, and textiles as part of The South Australian Living Artists festival.

GALLERY VIEWING TIMES
The exhibition will be displayed on Popeye Boats ll & lll for the duration of August during regular operating hours (please see boat schedule below). Tell your captain that you’re attending to view our SALA exhibition to cruise for free.

For all purchase inquiries and questions please contact us on 8232 7994.

River Cruise Pricing

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.

JUNE THROUGH TO AUGUST

DEPARTING FROM ELDER PARK

WEEKDAYS 10.00AM – 3.00PM EVERY HOUR ON THE HOUR
WEEKENDS 10.00AM – 4.00PM EVERY HOUR ON THE HOUR
SCHOOL HOLIDAYS 10.00AM – 4.00PM EVERY HOUR ON THE HOUR

SEPTEMBER THROUGH TO MAY

DEPARTING FROM ELDER PARK

WEEKDAYS 10.00AM – 4.00PM EVERY HOUR ON THE HOUR
WEEKENDS 10.00AM – 4.00PM EVERY HALF HOUR
SCHOOL HOLIDAYS 10.00AM – 5.00PM EVERY HALF HOUR

Operating times are subject to favorable weather conditions. Check this page for updates, or contact us on 08 8232 7994

River Cruise Pricing

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.

Round Trip

$ 15

$8 for kids under 16Elder Park landing arriving at the Adelaide Zoo within half an hour. Passenger pick-up and drop off at both landings.

Seniors Concession

$ 13

Round TripElder Park landing arriving at the Adelaide Zoo within half an hour. Passenger pick-up and drop off at both landings.

Family PassGreat Family Value

$ 42

2 Adults + 2 ChildrenA round trip with the family from Elder Park landing arriving at the Adelaide Zoo within half an hour, and back again!

One Way (Zoo)

$ 5

$3 for kids under 16One way trip from the Zoo to Elder Park (please note zoo departure times are 30mins after Elder Park departures)

One Way (Elder Park)

$ 10

$5 for kids under 16One way trip from Elder Park to the Zoo (please note Elder Park departure times are 30mins after zoo departures)

CHILDREN UNDER 3 YEARS OF AGE RIDE FOR FREE!

Please Note: Operating times are subject to favorable weather conditions. Contact us on 823 279 94 for updates

Paddle Boats

Open 7 days a week from 10am until 4pm in Spring, Summer and Autumn.

Our down time is June, July and August. However, we operate for school holidays, private bookings and special events.

The cost is $20 for 30 mins per paddle boat for up to 2 people with room in the back for 2 more children (life jackets supplied for the little ones).

Please call 8232 7994 with any questions

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