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1918 Regatta at Karrawirra (State Library of SA, PRG280 1 3 336)

Come & See Us Now: A Century of Change in Karrawirra Under Adelaide Bridge

A guided walking tour along the river path from Victoria Drive Police Station to and under Adelaide Bridge, exploring the rich history of both ancient and more recent water users. Notable commentaries on: the ancient cultural importance of these waters, the thrill of passenger boating as offered by the Popeye and its predecessors, the sport of rowing as exercised by Adelaide High School and Torrens Rowing Clubs and the art of building racing boats in boathouses now occupied by Jolley’s Restaurant and Lounders Cafe. The guide will question chosen personalities familiar with each location and fascinating anecdotes of past events. Bookings required by phone or email.

Presented by Torrens Rowing Club, Lounders Boatshed Cafe, Adelaide High School Rowing Club, The Popeye


Thu 13 & Wed 26 May, 11am (approx. 60 mins)


Meet at former Water Police Station (approx 100m east of King William Rd), Victoria Dr, Adelaide




Peter Shea, 0408 814 843,


Family Friendly Bookings Essential Wheelchair Access Toilets

Bookings required by phone or email
The walk will be along the sealed pathway from the former Water Police Station building to the Adelaide Bridge. Public toilets are nearby.

Event capacity: 20