Patawalonga River

The “Pat” as it’s known by the locals extends for 7 kms from Glenelg with a flat walking trail taking through grassed picnic areas where you can stop for a rest

There are large grassed areas on either side and BBQ’s so you can enjoy a picnic and relax by the water’s edge. Take your fishing rod and cast a line for some salt water fish varieties.

The river is ideal for canoeing and kayaking and you will also see pelicans and ducks. There are boat moorings for smaller boats toward the Western end of the river.

Ending at Glenelg,  an iconic aspect of the Patawalonga River is the permanent mooring of a HMS Buffalo replica. The HMS Buffalo took a six month voyage carrying the first 400 settlers to South Australia in 1836.

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