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What's Happening At The Popeye?

Artist Carly Snoswell was commissioned by the James and Diana Ramsay Foundation to create the Popeye floating artwork in celebration of the 100th anniversary of James Ramsay’s birth.

Working in partnership with Guildhouse, The Popeye, and the City of Adelaide to bring the idea to life, the James and Diana Ramsay Foundation’s artwork commission celebrates James and Diana Ramsay’s special relationship with South Australia and the visual and performing arts throughout their lifetimes, a connection that continues through the work of the Foundation.

The artwork was delivered by Guildhouse and received support from the City of Adelaide Reignite project, with input from Graphic Designer Jenna Pippett, lighting by Taylor Chadwick at light-ctrl, vinyl by Visualcom, and Double Diamond as fabrication contractors.

Carly Snoswell’s floating artwork, Good Job, is a joyful celebration of simple daily pleasures and accomplishments, basking in the nostalgia of the iconic Popeye boat along Karrawirra Pari. The gold stars, a symbol of a job well done, epitomise the small achievements in our lives, the happy moments, turning those tiny glimmers into big giant wins.

Stars hold significant meaning to Kaurna language and culture. The river, a mirror of the Milky Way in the night sky, sparkles with reflected stars in the natural landscape. ‘Marngu-marngu’, or ‘speckled’, highlights the many circles of the stars, the glimmering reflection of the water, and in this case the sequins that bring this artwork together.

Carly worked in consultation with Kaurna and Narungga man Jack Buckskin of Kuma Kaaru Cultural Services to realise the artwork’s references to Kaurna language and culture.

Chalk Hill Wine & Dessert Tasting Cruise

A specially curated Chalk Hill Wine flight paired with delectable desserts. Come and enjoy a night on the water in the heart of the city’s entertainment district!

Featuring delicious wines from one of Australia’s most revered wine regions, enjoy a guided seminar in how best to enjoy these organic, family made wines with desserts prepared by our artisanal in house caterers.

Kangaroo Island Spirits Gin Cruise

Let Kangaroo Island Spirits take the helm!

For those who can’t make it over to the magical South Australian oasis that is Kangaroo Island, why not experience the beauty of KI in our very own city of Adelaide? Join us here at Popeye on a vibrant tasting tour whilst cruising along The Torrens River with special city views you’d be pressed to experience any other way.

Enjoy a curated selection of three KIS gin’s specially paired with three delicious treat; something fresh, something sweet and something savoury.

Of course, there will be a bar on board selling a specialty KI cocktail and all of the regular favourites of beer, wine and cider

High Tea Cruise

Join us for a one and a half hour cruise along The Torrens River with an authentic High Tea experience. 

On the menu is a selection of finger sandwiches, scones, pastries and petit fours. Complimentary South Australian sparkling wine, beer, cider or soft drink awaits you on arrival and of course a bottomless cup of coffee or tea from T Bar’s Australiana collection. Please note we are not able to cater for allergy dietary requirements.

Departing The Elder Park Landing, you will be served your refreshments and given time to catch up with friends and loved ones amidst a scenic cruise of the Adelaide Riverbank on our very own Adelaide icon Popeye.  Pre order a bottle of something special to be waiting for you on arrival or simply enjoy refreshments from the complimentary drinks menu.

A perfect present for anyone being celebrated.

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Chalk Hill Wine & Dessert Tasting Cruise


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High Tea


Prohibition Gin Tasting Cruise