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The Big Duck Boat Tours

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Address: Granite Island Causeway, Victor Harbor, South Australia, Australia
Phone Number: 0405 125 312
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The best view of the Fleirieu

As a local I didn't think that I needed to do a boat tour in my home town. How wrong I was! I learnt more about our sea animals and the islands that dot our coast. Dan, the owner... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 19, 2015
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Victor Harbor
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

As a local I didn't think that I needed to do a boat tour in my home town. How wrong I was! I learnt more about our sea animals and the islands that dot our coast. Dan, the owner, is a wealth of knowledge and I believe it is a must for everyone.

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Adelaide, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2015

Big Duck Boat Tours operate from the causeway to Granite Island and it's a welcome addition to the tourism attractions in Victor Harbor. Dan and his team have set up a very comfortable boat that handles the ocean conditions really well. Sights are interesting - seals, sealions, birds, dolphins. Lots of dolphins. And we saw a rare white-breasted sea eagle.... More 

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Kaniva, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2015

This was our splurge trip for Victor Habor. The day we went out was very windy with very rough seas, but Oh what a ride! 2 mt waves coming right at ya! "Mum, this is the best ever roller coaster!" We got totally drenched despite the waterproof gear. Saw several pods of dolphins, plus seals & sea lions with pups.... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2015 via mobile

had a great time on the tour today. Just the 2 of us, with a boat load of great folk from littleuns, to older folk. Very choppy conditions, but handled like a pro. Saw seals, and tons of Dolphins. It was simply awesome. We had a fantastic time, and would highly recommend. It was 42 degrees, but there was a... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2015

Went on the Big Duck Boat Tour yesterday and had a great time. Suitable for all ages. The crew were very helpful and pleasant. Went out to Seal island and saw several seals sunning themselves. Then we cruised along the coastline to the Bluff looking for dolphins - but didn't see any, still we had a great time. The explanations... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2015

A group of seven of us went on this great attraction! It was a lot of fun and you will get to see some great sea life. Highly recommended.

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Perth, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2014

I think for $35 you get a great half hour water tour that is fun. We saw dolphins and seals and had an exciting ride on the waves. Took grandma and young kids, who got on and off Duck ok.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2014

Great place to see some of the wild life in their natural surroundings. Not only did we see the Sea Lions and NZ Fur Seals, but (for the first time) we saw the bottle-nosed dolphins merrily swimming and jumping around in their natural habitat. The crew also did not hurry things up (like typical tourist attractions do normally), but spent... More 

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Adelaide, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 29, 2014 via mobile

I went on the Wildlife & Sightseeing Tour where we approached some of the small islands off Victor Harbor and saw sea lions and fur seals lazing on rocks and swimming. We came across a pod of a dozen or bottle-nose dolphins that swam around and under our boat as we stopped to watch. We enjoyed the coastal scenery past... More 

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Mount Gambier, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2014

Had a great tour. Loved every minute of it. Dan and Bec were great guides. The seals and dolphins were great to watch. Want to go on another tour with them soon. Thank you so much for a wonderful experience.

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