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The Big Duck Boat Tours

Granite Island Causeway, Victor Harbor, South Australia, Australia
0405 125 312
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Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Boat Tours
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Seaton
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31 reviews 31 reviews
20 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2014 NEW

A highly recommended trip on this tour is a must when in SA. What a great way to spend an afternoon in such perfect weather. No whales but heaps of seals and pointed nose dolphins. It is simply magic! This is such a great tour and Dan makes everything so interesting. The children on board this trip squealed with delight... More

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melbourne Victoria
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2014

We thoroughly enjoyed our tour with Dan. He is relaxed, interesting and provides a terrific experience. The two dolphin species were great to see as we're the N.Z. Fur Seals. No whales to be seen. The boat ride was truly invigorating. Money well spent.

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Adelaide, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2014

I and my 84 year old Mum came on the tour. She has had a total hip replacement. Dan very expertly helped Mum onto the motorbike style seats without too much trouble. Wet weather jackets are provided. Dan gave a very informative talk. We saw seals, sealions, fairy penguins free swimming, sea birds including an albatross and a large pod... More

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Bathurst
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62 reviews 62 reviews
20 attraction reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2014

We enjoyed our trip to see the dolphins and whales. Weather was cold, but we enjoyed seeing the seals and dolphins, no whales unfortunately. Dolphins were so close to the boat. It was fantastic.

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Gosford, Australia
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5 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2014

This trip is a must-do when you visit Victor Harbor. Dan's commentary is informative and interesting. The duck is a great way to see the wildlife on the outlying islands - including the birds at the conservation post, the seal colony, and the pods and pods of dolphins! Unfortunately no whales on the day we visited but the sun was... More

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Hirschhorn (Neckar), Germany
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5 reviews 5 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2014

This was such a great tour we had on a sunny Sunday (6.7.14). We had quickly a few dolphins around and then a whale ( reckon it was mum with calf ). Dan was a good and very friendly guide and gave us enough time. The whole trip was just amazing seein the seals so close, seeing the beautiful coastline.... More

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Melbourne
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60 reviews 60 reviews
27 attraction reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2014

Unfortunately we didn't see any whales, but we saw lots of dolphins and pods of 10-20. The commentary was very informative, with a route around the islands where we saw seals and bird life. Rug up though, especially in the cooler months because it was very cold.

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brisbane
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12 attraction reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2014

me and my wife went on this trip it was great saw plenty of wildlife I got some great photos and the skipper told us all about the area and its history I would recommend this to many people.

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Alice Springs, Australia
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2014 via mobile

We had a great tour with Dan, he had a vast range of knowledge both historical and current. It was a great trip, saw things you would rarely see from the main land - seals and dolphins. Definitely want to do it again during whale season! Absolutely worth the money and time! Thanks Dan!

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Devonport, Australia
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35 attraction reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2014

We took the boat trip and were in our 60s and 70s. There were 10 on the boat the other 8 were all from one family and there were children, parents and grand parents. We all enjoyed ourselves, saw lots of seals and penguins as it was not whales season we did not get to see them but still plenty... More

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