Welcome to Portobello River Cruiser

Portobello River Cruiser offers a fun and unique opportunity to cruise with family and friends or for a special occasion from morning to sunset.

The picturesque Port River is a perfect choice for a memorable river cruise with a difference.

The River Cruiser is super easy to navigate plus you don’t need a boat license to drive one! You will need a full drivers license and be aged 21+.

Relax and enjoy the scenery and see how many dolphins you can spot along the river. Remember, dolphins are wild and unpredictable so don’t forget your camera!

*Upon arrival at Portobello Restaurant, you will be greeted by friendly staff. Please arrive 20min prior to be briefed driving & safety instuctions.

Hire a River Cruiser 

Hire a River Cruiser for 2 hours with up to 6 people per boat (includes children aged 5+)

For larger groups of 7-12 people please contact Cruise Manager Sarah on 8242 2244 or 0425 694 455.

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Select the number of people you will have on your River Cruiser below:

As seen on Today Tonight

Port Picnics | Today Tonight

Catch Up: What could be better than a cruise around our coast on a sunny day? Maybe add a couple of drinks, some nibbles and you've got the latest business showcasing all the Port River has to offer. Tiffany Warne reports. More: https://bit.ly/2NL9a0e #PortPicnics #TTAdelaide

Posted by Today Tonight Adelaide on Thursday, 8 November 2018

Cruise Area

 The River Cruisers are located in the Marina Waterfront of Portobello Restaurant. The cruise area is from the Marina up to the Birkenhead Bridge (boats are not permitted under the Birkenhead Bridge) and turn around before the train bridge at Bower Road inlet.


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Could not fault a thing, staff were truly amazing and so accommodating to all of our needs. Best day ever 😊😊

Posted by Megan Rufus on Saturday, July 6, 2019

friendly helpful staff, lovely food, good price. perfect relaxing afternoon. definitely do again 😀

Posted by Kerri Cassidy on Friday, December 27, 2019

Great day, with great service and food, and lots of Dolphins to see. Couldn’t fault anything 🙂

Posted by Janeen Skip Mills-Dwyer on Sunday, April 28, 2019

awesome day! so relaxing.

Posted by Madz Watson on Tuesday, May 14, 2019

Had a fantastic time on the river with gorgeous views! Sarah provided excellent friendly service. The boat was easy to…

Posted by Jacqueline Kensen on Tuesday, 13 November 2018

OMG do yourself a favour & get onboard these boats, such a great fun time out on the Port River. The history, the dolphins, the scenery, just amazing. I will definitely be going again. So much fun 👍🙂

Posted by Maria Bamford on Sunday, 20 January 2019

Thanks so much to Allan and the team for their hospitality this afternoon! We had a great time on the Portobello River…

Posted by Nicole Turnbull on Saturday, 2 February 2019

We had two boats booked and had a great evening. Food, wine and service all terrific. Thank you

Posted by Jeanette McKay on Tuesday, 5 February 2019

OH MY GOSH! We travelled all the way from WA and had heard amazing things about Portabello Restaurant so decided to do…

Posted by Kirsty Offord Metcalf on Tuesday, 26 February 2019

we hired a driver so we could relax and really enjoy ourselves. he did an excellent job, and even poured the odd drink for us! a unique experience that all of us would recommend.

Posted by Elaine Radway on Saturday, 9 March 2019

Hours of Operation


10am - sunset


Select a date & time to enjoy a Portobello River Cruiser

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