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Granite Island - Victor Harbour

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Address: Victor Harbor, Victor Harbor, South Australia 5211, Australia
Phone Number: 08 8552 7555
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Walked over the causeway to Granite Island on a very pleasant day - not too hot. The horse tram was available, but few people using the service. The walk to the top of the island... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 30, 2015
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2015 NEW

Walked over the causeway to Granite Island on a very pleasant day - not too hot. The horse tram was available, but few people using the service. The walk to the top of the island was an easy climb, thanks to the steps, and the view across the sea was, in my opinion, worth the effort. We didn't see any... More 

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Hong Kong, China
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2015 NEW

The day we went was very windy. The horse-drawn tram was not in service. We checked with the Visitor Center at Victor Harbour. They said they didn’t hear from the Penguin Center that they’d close. So we went, only to be disappointed. It turned out that the place was run by volunteers. They were short of hands and couldn't keep... More 

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Geelong, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2015

Nice to have a walk around the island and take in the views! We also stopped off at the penguin centre and watched them being fed!

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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2015

We took an early morning stroll along the jetty to Granite Island and it was well worth it. The views were always changing at every turn both on the island around the sides of the amazing rock formations to the waters edge. It is well worth the visit and my opinion, the earlier the better. The changing colours across the... More 

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Adelaide, Australia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2015

The Horse drawn tram is fantastic! I think the Kiosk needs a paint but I have heard that the Kiosk is closing! Shame the penguin population is dwindling.

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Melbourne, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2015

Take the kids and head over, its a fun way to spend a day. Be careful as the cafe on the island has been experiencing issues and you may not have access to it.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2015

Enjoyed the horse driven cart and then the walk across the island. Spectacular scenery and the weather was perfect.

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Ballarat, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 7, 2015 via mobile

Nice walk to and around Granite island, didn't see any wild penguins at all as we didn't do the tour. Great views of the coastline from the elevated sections of the walk along the island though. Would definitely recommend. Note: This walk around the island would be difficult for disabled people in wheelchairs though, as there are many steep inclines... More 

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Lancashire England
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2015

We walked on the jetty across to the island and then did the circular path all the way round Granite Island. The man made path is in good condition and takes you past the granite boulders. The boulders are quite big and are interesting to see. There are good views back to the mainland and out to sea as well.... More 

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Adelaide, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2015

I hadn't been to Granite Island in years, so this was a lovely return and I wasn't disappointed. I'm recovering after a big operation and had lost considerable weight so this was a test for me to walk across the Causeway to the Island, I disscovered, by Googling, that the walk from the tram point to the kiosk was a... More 

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