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Granite Island - Victor Harbour

Victor Harbor, Victor Harbor, South Australia 5211, Australia
08 8552 7555
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Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Nature/ Wildlife Areas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2014 NEW

I remember coming here in 2011 and was pleasantly and very amazed by the horse drawn tram and the wonderful views on Granite Island! The bus ride from Adelaide was around 1.5 hours.

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Adelaide, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2014 NEW

The some of the best rock formations you'll find this close and convenient to Adelaide with nice views. Give yourselves at least an hour to walk around it. So sad that the natural wild colony of penguins seems to have died out.

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Adelaide, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2014 NEW

Great nature walk, beautiful, lots of things to see on the island itself and surrounding waters. Facilities as per the rest of Victor Habor very average. People at the Penguin Centre down right rude.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2014 NEW via mobile

This is a wonderful island to visit. The views of the ocean and Victor Harbor are picturesque. It was a windy and cold winters day, but still extremely enjoyable. Not too long to walk around the island, about half an hour. Take the horse-drawn tram over and have a walk. This is a very enjoyable thing to do.

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Perth
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2014

Granite island is perfect if you like a good but easy walk. If you walk from the mainland across the causeway, around the island and back you'll do about 4 kilometres of picturesque scenery and easy walking trails. Finish it off with a great coffee on the verandah at the café and if your lucky a playful display by the... More

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Bendigo, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2014

Visited S.A and made the odd trip to Victor Harbour. One of the trips we did the Cockle Train and when we got back had a stroll across to Granite Island. Wasn't sure if there was a fee but walked across the bridge anyway quite prepared to turn back if it was going to cost. Skies opened up and got... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014 via mobile

Its a Little Island next to the town Victor Harbor. You can walk there over a Bridge ore take a Little Train. Its very windie there but a beautyfull Island. You can go for a 40min walk and See the Island. There are Special Rocks and you can see somtimes Wählers there. We don't had that much luck. The Pinguin... More

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Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2014

Nice half day activity to catch the horse-drawn tram over and then walk the loop around the island with great sea views and some hidden native wildlife. Can be very windy! Goodluck whale spotting (visit the whale centre first to find out where they are).

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Aberdeen, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2014

We walked across & came back with horse & tram. Make sure you take the walk around the island takes about 1/2 hour & the views are well worth it

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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2014

You will enjoy a Horse drawn Tram ride along the causeway from the mainland to Granite Island Don't go straight back on the return tram have some time at the restaurant and examine the breakwater construction. A walk ambling around the island is well worth the trouble and back to the restaurant to catch the next tram back.

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