Wooden Boats on display at Goolwa Wharf, South Australian Wooden Boat Festival.

South Australian Wooden Boat Festival

Soak up the atmosphere with FREE Entry to the 2023 SA Wooden Boat Festival.

The Festival will celebrate the important history of Goolwa and Wooden Boats. A small gathering of Wooden Boats of all shapes and sizes, vintage sailing yachts, traditional riverboats, putt-putts, steamboats, clinker boats, canoes & rowing boats, and model boats on display.

An on-water boating program with parades and racing events all weekend.
Talk to the owners, builders, and craftsmen and hear their stories.
Boatbuilding demonstrations, exhibits, and workshops
Take a ride on the Steamranger Cockle train.
Fun for the children with the Little Pirate’s Tent, Ahoy!
Win a wooden boat, support Armfield Wooden Boats, and buy a ticket!
Join us for a fun weekend in Goolwa!


Presented by Alexandrina Council