"HOLIDAY BESIDE THE SEASIDE" Victor Harbour by balhannah

Victor Harbour Travel Guide: 66 reviews and 120 photos

AT VICTOR HARBOUR

South Australian's love Victor Harbour!

I guess, because many have happy memories of childhood holidays at "Victor!"

The Aboriginal Dreaming story Ngurunderi – Dreaming of the Ngarrindjeri is about Victor Harbour and area.
You will read about these places in my tips on these pages and others"

Victor Harbour is located 80km south of Adelaide on the shores of the Southern ocean.

There are panoramic views of the rugged granite landmark "The bluff," and the well known Granite Island.

In winter the Southern Right Whales can be seen basking at Encounter Bay, only metres from the shore line.

Whale watching occurs around July to August, when southern right whales return to the sheltered bays to calve and mate.
Victor Harbour is also home to a colony of little (or fairy) penguins.

On DAY TRIP 7
From Adelaide, we have come to Victor Harbor VIA Mt. Barker, Strathalbyn and Goolwa.

DAY TRIP 8......
For our return journey, we are going a different, scenic way home, via Route 13, which is the Victor Harbour road that leads through Hindmarsh Valley, Mt. Compass and along the South Road back to Adelaide

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On our 11,500km journey, we are now heading to CAPE JERVIS to catch the ferry to Kangaroo Island.

Pros and Cons
  • Pros:Wonderful scenery, plenty to do and see!
  • Cons:Busy in holiday times.
  • In a nutshell:A beaut place for a holiday or to spend a Sunday!
  • Last visit to Victor Harbour: Jun 2012
  • Intro Updated Dec 15, 2012
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