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Whale Watching Season | Victor Harbor | May – October

Whale Watching Season in Victor Harbor, South Australia is from May to October
Only an hour’s drive from the Adelaide CBD is the majestic southern Fleurieu Peninsula and each winter we are fortunate to see the annual return of Southern Right whales to our coastline.
It’s a wonderful experience to see the whales frolicking about only metres […]

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New Hurricane Vortex Water Slide & Double Bucket | G’Day Parks Victor Harbor Holiday & Cabin Park

Victor Harbor Holiday & Cabin Park’s New Water Play Area Expansion
Victor Harbor Holiday and Cabin Park has announced that it will be undergoing an expansion to its water play area and as part of this, it will be home to a new and unique giant “Hurricane Vortex” slide and double bucket tower. 
Each bucket on the […]

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Granite Island Causeway Project | Victor Harbor | South Australia

Granite Island Causeway Project
The South Australian Government has committed $31.1 million in funding towards the Granite Island Causeway Project to begin in 2021. 
The 150+ year old Granite Island Causeway is the only link between Granite Island and the mainland at Victor Harbor. An iconic landmark with considerable heritage value, it is a popular tourist attraction […]

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Family-Friendly Weekend Stay in Victor Harbor | Fleurieu Peninsula, South Australia

Family-Friendly Weekend Stay in Victor Harbor, South Australia
Have a whale of a time in the idyllic town of Victor Harbor, known for its fairy penguins, whale-spotting, and historic horse-drawn trams.
Review by Carla Caruso
Victor Harbor is a town I have fond memories of visiting as a child. But I haven’t got there as often as an […]

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Victor Harbor Library

Victor Harbor Council Library | Review

Victor Harbor Council Library – Review
The Victor Harbor Council Library is a wonderful resource for families, whether you live nearby or if you’re just visiting the Fleurieu. As well as books for all ages, you’ll find a huge array of DVDs, CDs and puzzles to entertain the whole family, amongst other facilities.
When stepping into the […]

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The Southern Encounter | SteamRanger Train Journey | Aug – Nov 2020

[ August 16, 2020; August 30, 2020; September 6, 2020; September 20, 2020; October 4, 2020; October 18, 2020; November 1, 2020; November 15, 2020; ]

SteamRanger Train Journey – The Southern Encounter
SteamRanger Heritage Railway operates a number of different heritage steam and diesel hauled tourist trains between Mt Barker in the Adelaide Hills, up over the crest of the southern Mt Lofty Ranges, down to Strathalbyn and on through the coastal holiday towns of Goolwa and Port Elliot to the […]

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G’Day Parks Victor Harbor Holiday and Cabin Park – Family Fun for Everyone | Review

Time for a holiday in South Australia? G’day Parks Victor Harbor Holiday and Cabin Park is the place to be.  We discover everything you need to know about their new fully accessible Hindmarsh Cabin.
by Brooke Hendry
Have you been cooped up at home for too long?
Hanging out for a holiday?
Need to get the family out of […]

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Ride the Cockle Train between Goolwa & Victor Harbor | June & July 2020

Ride the Historic Cockle Train between Victor Harbor and Goolwa.
With the easing of Stage 2 restrictions, limited Cockle Train services recommenced on the June long weekend, and will again run on the last two Sundays in June, plus the first Sunday in July. Trains will have a maximum capacity of 140 passengers, and there are […]

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GT Fisher Victor Harbor Foreshore Playground

GT Fisher Nature Playground Victor Harbor Foreshore – Train Park

George T Fisher Playground – Foreshore, Flinders Parade, Victor Harbor
The George T Fisher Nature Playground (also known as the GT Fisher Playground or the Train Park) has always been a popular one in Victor Harbor. After community consultation it was totally revamped into a nature playspace, which was completed in June 2019.
The playground is located […]

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SA Whale Centre Reopening | Victor Harbor | 5 Jun 2020

[ June 5, 2020 to June 8, 2020. ]
The SA Whale Centre will be reopening Friday 5 June, just in time for the long weekend and for the kick off of whale season!
As the centre adjusts to the new normal, things will be a little different as they do everything they can to keep their visitors, their staff and volunteers safe.
You will see […]

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Victor Harbor Playground

Victor Harbor GT Fisher Playground – Sneak Peek of Progress

George T Fisher Victor Harbor Playground Redevelopment
The City of Victor Harbor is upgrading George T Fisher Playground, located on the Foreshore adjacent Flinders Parade.
*** EDITORS NOTE: The playground has re-opened as of 6 July 2019 as redevelopment is now complete.
The redevelopment follows extensive community consultation and will ensure the playground remains one of the most […]

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Soldiers Memorial Reserve Victor Harbor Playground review by Susannah Marks

Soldiers Memorial Reserve | Victor Harbor Playground Review

Soldiers Memorial Reserve Victor Harbor Playground Review
Soldiers Memorial Reserve is a beautifully kept park with everything you could need for a fun family outing. Located by the seaside along The Esplanade at Victor Harbor, it’s a great spot for picnics or gatherings as there’s plenty of space and good facilities.
Review by Susannah Marks
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Victor Harbor Skate Park review by Susannah Marks

Victor Harbor Skate Park | Review

Victor Harbor Skate Park
Victor Harbor Skate Park is in a great location just next to the foreshore. This popular skate park has a quality surface and ramps; and enough to keep skaters, scooters and riders of all ages busy and challenged.
Victor Harbor Skate Park Review by Susannah Marks
For kids (or parents!) who are into into skateboarding, […]

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GT Fisher Playground aka Victor Harbor Train Park Review by Susannah Marks

GT Fisher Playground (Victor Harbor Train Park) | Playground Review

GT Fisher Playground aka Victor Harbor Train Park
*** EDITORS NOTE: This playground is now reopen as of 6 July 2019 after redevelopment. Read more here.
You can’t miss this brightly coloured playground as you drive along the foreshore at Victor Harbor. You’ll find it between the Soldiers Memorial Garden and the Causeway Plaza, just next to […]

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Oceanic Victor In Sea Aquarium | Life Beneath The Waves | Victor Harbor

Experience life beneath the waves in Victor Harbor
Last month Oceanic Victor opened their in-sea aquarium in Victor Harbor, South Australia.  Located just off Granite Island in the clear, clean waters of Encounter Bay, the experience offers fun, learning and excitement for the whole family.  Perfect not only for adventure seekers, but for anyone wanting to […]

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The Big Duck Boat Tours | Victor Harbor | Review

The Big Duck Boat Tours Victor Harbor
As a family we have been down to Victor Harbor many times, sometimes just for a few hours, sometimes a whole day out and once or twice we have made a weekend of it staying in nearby Port Elliott and Goolwa. We kept seeing The Big Duck Boat Tour […]

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The Bluff Summit Walk & Lookout | Victor Harbor | Review

The Bluff Summit Walk & Lookout Victor Harbor
Rosetta Head, known as The Bluff, is one of Victor Harbor’s favourite tourist attractions offering a fabulous 360 degree view of this picturesque coastal region.  From the top of the rocks you can take in the rugged coastline to the west, gaze for miles out to sea and […]

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Granite Island Recreation & Nature Park | Victor Harbor | Review

Granite Island, Victor Harbor
The Granite Island Recreation & Nature Park can be seen from Victor Harbor and is best known for being home to the magical Little Penguins.
The island is a must visit destination if spending time at one of South Australia’s most popular coastal towns, Victor Harbor.  It’s an ideal spot for taking the kids out for […]

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Horse Drawn Tram at Victor Harbor | Step Back In Time | Review

Horse Drawn Tram at Victor Harbor – Step Back In Time
Victor Harbor’s Historic Horse Drawn Tram is a “South Australian icon and a living, breathing piece of industrial heritage!”
Located at Encounter Bay in the seaside town of Victor Harbor, this famous tram’s history dates back 150 years.  Over 150,000 passengers climb aboard and enjoy the authentic […]

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