River Murray ferries

Ferry locations and operational status

Operational status

Above lock 1

Ferry locations

Operational status

Temporary closures

Alternative crossing


Fully operational


Upstream - Paringa Bridge
Downstream - Berri Bridge


Fully operational


Upstream: Kingston Bridge
Downstream: Cadell Ferry (please note there is a 16 tonne weight restriction that applies to the Cadell Ferry, alternative downstream crossing is the Morgan Ferry)


Fully operational


Upstream - Waikerie Ferry
Downstream - Morgan Ferry


Fully operational


Upstream - Cadell Ferry (please note that a 16 tonne weight restriction applies to the Cadell Ferry, alternative upstream crossing is the Waikerie Ferry)
Downstream - Blanchetown Bridge

Below lock 1

Ferry locations

Operational status

Temporary closures

Alternative crossing

Swan Reach

Fully operational


Upstream - Blanchetown Bridge
Downstream - Walker Flat ferry

Tailem Bend Ferry

Fully operational

 Upstream: Swanport Bridge and Downstream: Wellington Ferry
Wellington FerryFully operational Upstream: Tailem Bend Ferry and Downstream: Narrung Ferry (for access to the Narrung Peninsula only)
Narrung FerryFully operational
Upstream: Wellington Ferry

Walker Flat

Fully operational


Upstream - Swan Reach ferry
Downstream - Purnong ferry


Fully operational


Upstream - Walker Flat ferry
Downstream - Mannum downstream ferry

Mannum #1 downstream

Fully operational
(width restriction
3.5 m)


Mannum upstream ferry #2

Mannum #2 upstream

10 tonne weight restriction

 Alternative crossings will be at the Mannum Downstream Ferry.

River Murray ferry locations map

Murray River ferry locations at Cadell, Lyrup, Mannum, Morgan, Narrung, Purnong, Swan Reach, Tailem Bend, Waikerie, Walker Flat, Wellington

* Flap extensions have been installed on the Mannum (downstream) ferry, reducing width capacity to 3.5 metres.

Mannum ferry (upstream and downstream) service looking across the Murray River towards Mannum township.

Mannum ferry (upstream and downstream) service looking across the Murray River towards Mannum township.

Contact numbers for ferries

For information on Ferry Services telephone 8260 0063 between 9.00 am and 4.30 pm Monday to Friday (except public holidays) or email DPTI.EnquiriesAdministrator@sa.gov.au

Ferry contact numbers
Cadell 8540 3203
Lyrup 8583 8278
Mannum 8569 1839
Morgan 8540 2197
Narrung 8574 0028
Purnong 8570 4274
Swan Reach 8570 2062
Tailem Bend 8572 3880
Waikerie 8541 4287
Walker Flat 8570 8189
Wellington 8572 7077

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