Victor Harbor

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Lie down on the sand, visit a penguin colony and go on scenic coastal walks and bike rides at this seaside getaway.

Travel to the oceanfront Victor Harbor, a popular destination with beaches, watersports, wildlife and coastal scenery. Spot whales from land or sea, learn about the town's whaling history and hike around a rocky island.

Victor Harbor is small enough to walk around, with many attractions close to each other. Head toward the town's shoreline for the Warland Reserve, home to the South Australian Whale Centre. Inside, three floors of exhibits and artifacts cover the natural history of whales and the area’s whaling past. After your tour, enjoy a picnic or barbecue in the reserve and walk to the Soldiers' Memorial Garden with its rows of Norfolk Island pine trees.

Nearby is a short wooden causeway that connects to Granite Island. Walk across it or ride the horse-drawn tram, a service that has been in operation since 1894. On the island, amble along the loop trail encircling the small rocky outcrop and see the colony of little penguins, also known as fairy penguins. For whales, dolphins and other wildlife, embark on a boat tour of the coastline and offshore islands. Find good land-based whale-watching from the town, especially between June and October when southern right whales visit local waters.

Take advantage of the town's seaside setting with relaxation on a beach. Swim at Yilki Beach and try surfing and surf fishing at Waitpinga Beach and Parson's Beach. Kayak or canoe around the reefs and islands of Encounter Bay and zip across the water on a Jet Ski.

Explore Victor Harbor's beautiful surroundings on long coastal walks. Hike or cycle along the Encounter Bikeway. This on-road and off-road route stretches along the coast for about 19 miles (30 kilometers). At night, dine out in local restaurants, which include casual and fine dining options.

Victor Harbor is about a 1-hour drive south of Adelaide. Alternatively, travel by bus or coach and get around on bike, foot, taxi or rental car. Stay for the wildlife, beaches and coastal scenery.

Anchorage Seafront Hotel
Anchorage Seafront Hotel
3.5 out of 5
21 Flinders Parade, Victor Harbor, SA, 5211
The price is £55 per night from 3 Sep to 4 Sep
Stay at this 3.5-star beach hotel in Victor Harbor. Enjoy free WiFi, breakfast and a terrace. Our guests praise the restaurant and the helpful staff in their ...
4.2/5 Excellent! (882 reviews)
"We had a very relaxing stay and really enjoyed the heritage accommodation. We will definitely stay again"

Reviewed on 24 Jul 2022

Anchorage Seafront Hotel
Victor Harbor Holiday & Cabin Park
Victor Harbor Holiday & Cabin Park
3 out of 5
19 Bay Road, Victor Harbor, SA, 5211
The price is £58 per night from 28 Aug to 29 Aug
Stay at this 3-star family-friendly holiday park in Victor Harbor. Enjoy free WiFi, free parking and a water slide. Our guests praise the pool and the helpful ...
4.1/5 Very Good! (263 reviews)
"Quiet and nice scenery"

Reviewed on 8 Aug 2022

Victor Harbor Holiday & Cabin Park
Victor Harbor City Inn
Victor Harbor City Inn
3 out of 5
51 Ocean Street, Victor Harbor, SA, 5211
The price is £74 per night from 20 Aug to 21 Aug
Stay at this 3-star motel in Victor Harbor. Enjoy free WiFi, free parking and daily housekeeping. Our guests praise the helpful staff and the comfy beds in their ...
4.4/5 Wonderful! (324 reviews)
"The room was a good size, very clean with the comfiest bed 😀 It had eveything required such as cups, plates, cutlery, toaster and microwave, tea and coffee. Ideal location in the centre of victor harbor. The staff were very friendly and the room was a reasonable price. We will definitely stay ..."

Reviewed on 21 May 2022

Victor Harbor City Inn
Lowest nightly price found within the past 24 hours based on a 1 night stay for 2 adults. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.
Accommodation Victor Harbour
Accommodation Victor Harbour
Victor Harbor, SA
The price is £202 per night from 21 Aug to 22 Aug
Stay at this apartment in Victor Harbor. Enjoy WiFi, on-site parking and a TV. Popular attractions Warland Reserve and Victor Harbor Horse Drawn Tram are located ...
5/5 Exceptional! (1 review)
"Very comfortable, everything you need is there, close to shops."

Reviewed on 5 Aug 2022

Accommodation Victor Harbour
NRMA Victor Harbor Beachfront Holiday Park
NRMA Victor Harbor Beachfront Holiday Park
4 out of 5
114 Victoria Street, Victor Harbor, SA, 5211
Stay at this 4-star beach campsite in Victor Harbor. Enjoy free WiFi, free parking and an outdoor pool. Our guests praise the comfy beds in their reviews. Popular ...
4.6/5 Wonderful! (471 reviews)
Best place for family and kids
"It was very good stay in NRMA holiday park. Location was good, rooms were clean. Wifi wasn’t that fast i guess because of the lots of people were staying."

Reviewed on 20 Apr 2022

NRMA Victor Harbor Beachfront Holiday Park
Breeze Beachfront Apartments
Breeze Beachfront Apartments
4 out of 5
2-5 Flinders Parade, Victor Harbor, SA, 5211
Stay at this 4-star beach apartment in Victor Harbor. Enjoy free parking, laundry facilities and concierge services. Popular attractions Soldier Memorial Gardens ...
4.7/5 Exceptional! (154 reviews)
Beautiful long weekend!!
"Beautiful location, lovely apartment..we had a wonderful weekend away. There needs to be some cleaning done however, the blinds in the bedroom and living room were filthy and some more seating in the loungeroom would be good too. We loved it though and will definately stay here again."

Reviewed on 17 Mar 2018

Breeze Beachfront Apartments
Lowest nightly price found within the past 24 hours based on a 1 night stay for 2 adults. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.

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