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Address: 835 Murtho Rd | near Renmark, Paringa, Renmark, South Australia 5340, Australia
Phone Number: +61 475 754 222
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Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
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Only 3 hours from Adelaide, you can paddle directly from our Paringa...

Only 3 hours from Adelaide, you can paddle directly from our Paringa property into the beautiful Woolenook Wetlands to explore the natural Murray River environment as an eco-friendly tourist. We provide a map, waterproof bag, and basic instruction. The creeks loop around so you can take from one hour to all day exploring the natural environment with its birds and wildlife through our Self-Guided Trails. Hire a single kayak, double kayak or 3 - person canoe; it is your boat for the day. For total RELAXATION, bring a picnic lunch.

Prefer a GUIDED TOUR? Consider our popular Sunset Tours run daily in Renmark. Our sensational Moonlight Tours run 3 nights over the Full Moon. We also have a short Wetland introductory tour. Check out our website to see all tour options and special events. We have boats for all ages and abilities and we provide professional advice and support.

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A very peaceful and enjoyable place. Jim, the owner is very welcoming and he advised us very well :)

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 13 October 2016
Margot C
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 October 2016 via mobile

A very peaceful and enjoyable place. Jim, the owner is very welcoming and he advised us very well :)

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 June 2016 via mobile

Ruth organised a double canoe for us as I had shoulder surgery and had to rely on my husband to paddle. Ruth was very informative about the area we were travelling through and travelled at a pace to suit us. We stopped on an island for a lovely lunch of local produce. Saw lots of bird life, emus and kangaroos.... More 

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Thank Stidston
ruthr159, Owner at Canoe the Riverland, responded to this review

I am delighted that you enjoyed your day. 'Taste of the Riverland' is one of my favourite tours and those emus paraded on the river's edge as if on cue. More 

Adelaide, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 June 2016

What a spot. Once you're off the bitumen, down the track, and on the water its such a release of the busy life we left behind. Great set up that Jim and Ruth have and the access to calm and beautiful backwaters is quite special. So much wildlife and amazing scenery. Kids had a ball, adults relaxed pretty quickly too.

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Victor Harbor, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 May 2016

We were 3 couples so we hired 2 singles and 2 double kayaks for a self guided exploration of the backwaters. It was lovely & peaceful with lots of birds, kangaroos, an emu and many ducks & swans. No mosquitos & we just followed the map supplied by Ruth. We stoppped 1/2 way for a drink and toilet stop and... More 

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Greater Adelaide, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 May 2016 via mobile

This was so peaceful and serene we came across so much wild life. Lunch included pickled yabbies ...... something I haven't eaten in a very long time. Our guide (Ruth) was very knowledgeable and pointed out lots we didn't know. I recommend this to any age and we will return for a twilight tour

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ruthr159, Owner at Canoe the Riverland, responded to this review

Thanks for your lovely response. I am very pleased that the pickled yabbies are a success and that you had a great time. More 

Mascot, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 March 2016

A kayak trip on the Murray River should be on the bucket list of anybody who loves the outdoors and a spot of camping. The guys at Canoe the Riverland have been extremely helpful and show genuine concern for your safety and enjoyment. Equipment is first class. Our trip was from the SA-NSW border back to Paringa over 4 days... More 

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Thank williamHG
ruthr159, Owner at Canoe the Riverland, responded to this review

We are pleased that you all enjoyed it so much. The creeks that run parallel to the river from the border to Renmark certainly support this kind of adventure. Congratulations on your achievement. More 

Adelaide, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 March 2016 via mobile

Peace and quiet away from speed boats and jet skiers . Paddling along creeks with the birds. Was fabulous and our favourite part of our weekend in the Riverland . Great customer service from owners who were very friendly, passionate about the area and extremely helpful , supplying everything you need including maps and advice on best places to go.

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Thank cinbutton
ruthr159, Owner at Canoe the Riverland, responded to this review

It can be a challenge finding a quiet spot on the river over the Easter weekend so we are delighted to have these creeks around us where kayakers feel the serenity! So glad you ejoyed it. Thanks for your review. More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 March 2016 via mobile

Jim provided our family with a wonderful experience canoeing on the Murray river. We did the guided tour at sunset and thoroughly enjoyed ourselves. We couldn't have asked for a better tour guide. Highly recommended!

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Jim R, Owner at Canoe the Riverland, responded to this review

Thanks, It was great to take out a family who appreciated the natural beauty of the area so much. Jim More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 February 2016 via mobile

We took our three young children - 7, 6 & 3 out for a couple of hours paddling and had a fantastic time. We all fit into a double canoe which Jim recommended and he ensured we had all the essential safety gear, along with waterproof bags, maps and information. Jim came out to see us on the water to... More 

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Adelaide, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 January 2016 via mobile

Excellent place to stay and have a holiday.The owners are very friendly and it is a neat and tidy place.

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