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Published November 9th 2017
Environmentally friendly and lots of fun
The riverport of Goolwa is famous for many things, including modes of transport. There's not too many places in the world that can boast having both a steam train and a paddle boat available. Now there is an exciting new addition to Goolwa's transport repertoire: a pedicab.
Pedicab and Paddle Steamer
A local bloke, by the name of Leon Mead, thought a pedicab might be a good idea and it's proving to be quite a hit with locals and visitors.
Leon can take two passengers at a time (plus a dog if you have one in your family) and show you the sights of Goolwa. He recommends a scenic ride, along the river, to the Goolwa Barrages where you are likely to see seals, swans, egrets, pelicans and terns.
You might prefer to stay close to town and hear a few stories about the historic wharf area. On his history-themed tours, Leon provides an iPad with a slideshow of photos showing how the wharf looked in its hey-day during the 1850's.
And if you have no interest in history and wildlife, you can leave your car at home and take the pedicab to the pub/restaurant/wine bar. It's a fun way to get around, environmentally friendly and you won't have to worry about parking.