Goolwa is a historic river port on the Murray River in South Australia. Located 100 km from Adelaide,
Situated near the Mouth of the might Murray river Goolwa has been joined by bridge to Hindmarsh Island since the early 1800’s
Goolwa was considered the capital of the colony and has retained many of its historic buildings.
The name “Goolwa” comes from the local Ngarrindjeri Aboriginal language and means elbow, due to the
town being located in an elbow of the Murray River.