Floating festival celebrates traditional wooden boats

By / 24th of February, 2015
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THE South Australia Wooden Boat Festival was held at the Goolwa Wharf Precinct in the Fleurieu Peninsula of South Australia. The annual weekend festival welcomed an expected 20,000 visitors to the area.

Held near the mouth of the River Murray, the fesitival showcases the river’s most diverse gathering of wooden river vessels, from kayaks and sleek classic speedboats to paddle steamers.

Polar explorer Tim Jarvis AM, who recreated the historic Shackleton expedition in a wooden boat, was a special guest at the festival.

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