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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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Thrilling ride to a piece of history

The horse drawn tram is not just amazing but sitting inside the tram and absorbing the history of the tram is truly exhilarating. The special breed of horses used to pull the tram... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 2, 2015
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2015 NEW

The horse drawn tram is not just amazing but sitting inside the tram and absorbing the history of the tram is truly exhilarating. The special breed of horses used to pull the tram is absolutely beautiful. The scenery around the harbour is breathtaking and it is a must not missed place especially with the kids.

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Ballarat, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2015 NEW

Took the horse drawn tram across to Granite Island. Walked around the Island (great views) went down the stairs to the cafe. It looked great but was closed when we were there. Walked back across the causeway.

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Auckland, New Zealand
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2015

Granite island is awesome, first crossing across the wooden jetty with its quaint horse drawn carriage into a whole new world..... You feel like you are in a nice serene forest, with nature surrounding you. Its a nice easy walk along well maintained walkways, with lots of nice lookout points. We were lucky to see a spectacular sunset with golden... More 

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Winchester, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2015

Worth crossing over to enjoy a walk around Granite Island and take in all the views and birds. Was quite a cold day when we visited with a strong wind but did not prevent us from enjoying the scenery.

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Newport, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2015

If you're in Victor Harbour then this is a must do. Its amazing as soon as you arrive with the horse drawn carriage taking you along the jetty then the lovely walk around the Island with its many scenic viewpoints. The café is an enjoyable rest stop after your walk and the evening penguin tour to see the Little Peguins... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2015

There used to be penguins on Granite Island, however there are none any more. Nevertheless we enjoyed the rock formations on the island and it was fun taking amazing pictures with beautiful sunset views. Won't make a special trip to come down here though, definitely make a detour if you are in the area.

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Brisbane, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2015

Granite Island is a very pretty place and the horse drawn carriage that you can pay to ride is a great photo opportunity even if you don't ride it. We did the night penguin tour and it was great, you get much closer to penguins here than other places. We also visited the penguin hospital (for want of a better... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2015

Our family cant go to Victor without a walk around Granite island. A nice stroll along the jetty or a fun ride on a horse drawn tram will get you there. A leisurely stroll around the island will give you great sea views as well as good photo ops. The kids enjoying exploring the interesting rock formations. If you have... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015 via mobile

Granite Island is in disrepair. It's a sad and depressing sight. The horse drawn tram is a nice but expensive experience. The penguins are all dead because the New Zealand fur seals have killed them. The restaurant has gone out of business and the place is slowly being vandalised. It really is not worth the effort to walk over the... More 

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Rockingham, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2015

The views from the Island were spectacular and the trip to and from the Island in the Horse Drawn Tram was wonderful. It is a shame that the café on the Island has closed down. It is an experience I will never forget.

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Address: Victor Harbor, Victor Harbor, South Australia 5211, Australia
Phone Number: 08 8552 7555
Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  South Australia  >  Victor Harbor

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