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Review of Granite Island

Granite Island
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Wildlife Whale Discovery Tour from Victor Harbor
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Victor Harbor and McLaren Vale Day Trip from Adelaide Including Lunch
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Victor Harbor with McLaren Vale Wine Region Tour from Adelaide
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Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
Owner description: Take a short stroll or horse tram ride over the wooden causeway that connects the mainland at Victor Harbor to Granite Island Recreation Park. Enjoy the coastal scenery and discover the island's interesting history along the Kaiki Walk or go fishing from the jetty, or causeway (no fishing from breakwater). You may even spot a southern right whale between June and October.
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Reviewed April 25, 2013

i have visited Victor Harbour twice and feel the only way to see Victor Harbour is to stay for a couple of days. The first time I saw Granite Island and visited the penguin hospital while the girls enjoyed their jet boat ride. The second visit was very brief and by the time we decided where to go for lunch only had time to walk along the jetty making way for the horse drawn tram!

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Reviewed April 25, 2013

We took a quick drive down from Adelaide to Victor Harbor for a day, just because we had amazing weather.

Just walking around Granite island and soaking in the breeze was refreshing. We dug into fish and chips at the cafe, while watching seals and dolphins swim by the bay. Pretty neat experience i'd say. Well worth the drive down.

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Reviewed April 15, 2013

We've just walked from the city centre to the Island at dusk and was an amazing experience. We just wanted a little stroll before dinner but we watched a lot of dolphins and a very friendly sea lion playing just in front of us.

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Reviewed April 8, 2013

I love it here! We have taken all our guests from the UK here. Parking is cheap. You have the option of the horse drawn tram, or to walk across the bridge to the island from Victor Harbor. We walked as the sun wasn't too hot. The walk is great, as are the views. We've been on a number of occasions, and it's never very busy, so it's quite peaceful walking around the island. The only downside is the café at the end of the walk. Unfortunately they know that they are the only business on the island serving drinks, so the prices are ridiculous. I don't mind paying extra for food and drink, but I think I paid something like $20 for 4 bottles of soft drink. So we avoid going back there now, and either bring our own, or wait until we get back into Victor Harbor. Would definitely recommend the walk though!

Thank Chris H
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Reviewed April 8, 2013

Spent a lovely afternoon here, we crossed over via the tram, visited the Penguins - centre is staffed by very friendly ex brits! Penguins very Cute.
We headed to the cafe to pick up some water, then spotted a seal playing close to the shore.
Highlight for us was spotting a large group of dolphins close to the shore, they were so close we could hear them 'talking', They gave us a lovely display until a member of the public decided to join them, at which point they decided to leave!

We then walked around island, we had the place to ourselves, so peaceful. We walked back across the walkway.

Victor Harbour is lovely, really wished we had more than half a day here.

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