Maritime Discovery

A self-guided maritime experience for students in Years 3 – 6, which can be adapted to include a range of learning areas including: conservation, transport, history, exploration or migration.

The History Trust’s South Australian Maritime Museum is committed to keeping our visitors, our people and our volunteers safe.

As corona virus restrictions begin to ease the full range of programs listed here may not be available as we take steps to help keep you and other visitors COVIDSafe. Please continue to contact us with education inquiries and stay in touch to find out about our digital education programs as they develop.


SuitabilityYears 3 – 6

$5 per student (without a Port River cruise)
$7.50 per student (with a Port River cruise)

Availability:  Monday – Friday

Program includes:

  • ½ hour cruise on Archie Badenoch (optional)
  • Climb the Port Adelaide lighthouse
  • Time to explore the museum exhibits (self-guided trail)
  • Demonstration of a working ketch (subject to availability)

Teacher Resources:  Maritime Discovery Teacher Resource

Please print the following resources for your visit:

The South Australian Maritime Museum and History Trust of South Australia acknowledges the First Nations peoples of South Australia, whose connection to country and living cultures began in time immemorial and continues to the present. We affirm our commitment to advancing reconciliation.