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“Good old Granite Island!!” 3 of 5 bubbles
Review of Granite Island

Granite Island
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$27.31*
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Seal Island Boat Tour from Victor Harbor
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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.
Adelaide, Australia
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41 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 110 helpful votes
“Good old Granite Island!!”
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 26, 2013

Great for kids and families, cost is nothing and can burn off some of their energy with the walk across and climbing the actual island. Would have like too see some penguins but have yet to see them on the island, the children were looking very hard but no luck. Was a great family outing and nice to just see the sights and have a good look around. You can catch the horse tram across but personally it's a nice walk over and back and better for you. Would highly recommend!!

Visited April 2013
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Sydney, Australia
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“A MUST SEE!”
5 of 5 bubbles 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!

Visited April 2013
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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
“Catching the wind.”
4 of 5 bubbles 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.

Visited April 2013
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Bilbao, Spain
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
“Worth a visit, just walk there”
5 of 5 bubbles 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.

Visited March 2013
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Adelaide, Australia
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“Granite Island”
5 of 5 bubbles 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!

Visited April 2013
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