South Australia

Promoting the rights of people with disability, who require a companion, to fair ticketing at events and venues

Our Stories

  • Wayne and Tamara story
    Wayne is the carer for his wife Tamara. He recently told us how delighted he is with the South Australian Companion Card. Tamara requires a carer to assist her when she is out in the community and the Companion Card program has made it easier for her to attend events.

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  • Trevor's Story
    Trevor is relatively new to the Companion Card program, having applied for, and received his Companion Card just over a year ago. 


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  • Simon Story

    Simon has been an Companion Card holder for more than five years. Simon, who is legally blind, was told about the Companion Card program by the Guide Dogs South Australia.

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Who is Companion Card for?

The Companion Card is issued to people who have a significant, lifelong disability and will always need a companion to enable them to attend and participate in community based activities. The Companion Card allows the cardholder’s companion free entry into participating venues and events.


Companion Card accepted at The Popeye

Popeye boat

Sit back and see Adelaide from the best seat in the house, by cruising along The Torrens River in the heart of the city in a heritage icon. Special events, private charters and regular sightseeing cruises are available from Elder Park, Adelaide.

There’s really only a few ways to see Adelaide from the River Torrens and we have two of them. On board the Popeye and paddling along in one of our new paddle boats.

Our boats have been enjoyed for generations because the Popeye first started in 1935.

The “Popeye” boats are privately owned recreational ferries that operate on the lake between Elder Park and the Adelaide Zoo. The first boat was launched on the Torrens Lake by Gordon Watts in 1935. It was a 25-foot (7.6 m) boat, built on the banks of the River Torrens to hold up to 20 passengers and named Popeye 1. Read more...

Companion Card accepted at TreeClimb



TreeClimb offers eight elevated treetop courses, including zip lines. Our aim is to create and nurture a unique environment that safely challenges and excites thrill-seekers, nature enthusiasts and curious adventures. See more.

Did you know that all 'Grand Course' climbers require gloves?

All Grand Course climbers must wear gloves while climbing. Our TreeClimb Gloves are just $3, re-useable and they’re yours to keep. You can pre purchase them online, purchase them in venue or B.Y.O from home! 

Companion Cardholders can book online using the code ADULTCOMPANION receiving a free $39 climb.

*This does NOT include gloves*

Important to Note: Companion Cardholders must select General Admission Grand Course and be prepared to present their card on arrival. If you do not have a valid card with you we will ask you to pay $39 on arrival.