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Address: 2 Railway Terrace, Victor Harbor, South Australia 5211, Australia
Phone Number: 08 8551 0750
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Learn about he worlds largest mammals

Lots of information about the whales in an interesting old building / shed. Well laid out exibition about the whales and their habits.

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 31, 2015
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Sydney, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2015 NEW

Lots of information about the whales in an interesting old building / shed. Well laid out exibition about the whales and their habits.

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Adelaide, Australia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2015 NEW

The Whale Centre is an interesting place but more pitched at the primary school aged children. There's information about the history of whaling in the area and other topics. It is an inexpensive place to visit so accessible for families to visit.

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Victor Harbor, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2015 NEW

great for all ages, lots of interesting information and plently of activities for the kids, they always love going there. the prices are really good and well worth it will be going again

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Encounter Bay, Australia
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14 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2015

excellent little centre, nice staff informative and interesting some hands on stuff for the kids and 3d clip on sharks

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Encounter Bay, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015

This is a "must" for people visiting Victor Harbor - it gives history, artefacts, museum, history of the area and friendly help at all times of the year - they are linked with the Horse Tram so you can get a ticket which covers both tourist attractions. Its run by volunteers who make it their business to know all there... More 

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Somerton Park
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2015

Was told that it takes an hour to go through and has 3 levels of entertainment Took me 30 minutes max and there is only two levels unless you have kids. Having said that it is very informative and very interactive for kids. .

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Adelaide, Australia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2015

The computers weren't working. The exhibits were good. But the kids got to play in a pile of sand that was supposed to be a kind of treasure hunt. But nothing much there.

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Adelaide, Australia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2015

Took my elderly parents here one sunny afternoon, but what a waste of time and money. Ground floor, there were lots of painted walls and information boards to read but little to actually look at. It's ok if you don't mind reading panels but I expected something to physically look at as well. Basically it's just an information centre. Upstairs... More 

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Adelaide, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2015

Whilst this is a smallish museum, it is certainly very informative and lots of fun for kids of all ages. Lots of hands on exhibits. There is also very good educational activities. The ladies on the front desk were very friendly and very helpful. Entry fee very reasonable.

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 6, 2015

The whole thing was superb and gave everyone a good insight of what used to happen to whales and what we need to do about it now. Great to see Sea Shephard well represented.

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