River Murray ferries

Ferry technical information

Ferry technical information Correct as at: 6 December 2017

Crossing location

Average Annual Daily Vehicle Count (Feb 2017)

Crossing width restriction 1 (metres)

Current ferry

Ferry hull type

Ferry deck length 2 (metres)

Ferry Deck width 3 (metres)

Person capacity 4

Vehicle capacity 5 (units)

Vehicle mass limit 6 (tonne)

Lyrup

380

5

879-025  Cockatoo

steel

22.8

5.48

67

8

42.5

Waikerie

650

5

870-018  Quail

steel

30

5.36

101

12

45.5 #

Cadell

100

5

873-022  Albatross 2

steel

22.3

5.9

67

8

45.5

Morgan

440

5

870-005  Coot

steel

30

5.4

101

12

42.5

Swan Reach

290

5

870-004  Water Hen

steel

30

5.33

101

12

45.5

Walker Flat

280

5

873-023  Stilt II

steel

22.3

5.9

67

8

45.5

Purnong

80

5

873-024   Kingfisher

steel

22.3

5.9

67

8

45.5

Mannum U/S

460

5

872-010  Pelican

steel

18

5.25

67

8

45.5

Mannum D/S

850

5

870-009  Swan

steel

30

5.4

101

12

45.5

Tailem Bend

390

5

879-027 Rosella

steel

22.8

5.48

67

8

42.5

Wellington

500

5

870-006  Heron

steel

30

5.35

101

12

45.5

Narrung

120

5

879-026  Dotterel

steel

22.8

5.48

67

8

42.5

  1. Associated with the infrastructure located at the bank of each crossing e.g. concrete ramps, or landings. Ferry width restrictions may apply.
  2. Maximum length of any vehicle combination on the given ferry. This is the distance between roadway gates from one end of the ferry to the other.
  3. Maximum width of any vehicle combination on the given ferry. This is the distance between kerbs on each side of the roadway. Crossing width restrictions may apply.
  4. Includes free-standing passengers and occupants of vehicles.
  5. A unit is classed as equal to the size of an average family sedan type car.
  6. Values presented are for individual vehicle combinations.
  • # B-Double access up to 62.5 tonne by permit only.

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Page last updated 22 November 2017

Provided by:
Department of Planning, Transport and Infrastructure
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