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Heysen trail between Victor Harbor and Waitinga
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Activities

We can point out some of the activities that you can experience around Victor Harbor. For the best information and brochures please visit the Victor Harbor Tourist Information Centre at the Causeway in Victor Harbor.

Surfing at Waitpinga Beach
Surfing at Waitpinga Beach
Walking trail The Bluff, Victor Harbor
Waves at Waitpinga Beach
View to the Bluff Victor Harbor
Yellow Tailed Black Cockatoo

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Walking

Granite Island

Walk or take the famous horse tram (download a brochure) over the causeway to Granite Island. Walk around the island and enjoy the scenery, dolphins, seals and in winter the occasional Southern Right Whale.
 

 

The Bluff ( Rosetta Head)

On the southwestern site of Encounter Bay you can enjoy a walk around the Bluff with views along the magnificent coastline. See the occasional dolphins, seals or whales and top up your history knowledge on the Heritage Trail along the beautiful coastline.

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Deep Creek Conservation Park (download a brochure)

Deep Creek Conservation Park is located 50 km west of Victor Harbor on the road to Kangaroo Island. The park provides several scenic and sometimes challenging bushwalks. The famous Heysen Trail is passing through this park. It is also home to Western Great Kangaroos, Echidnas and Bandicoots.

 

Newland Head Conservation Park (download a brochure)

Just 12 km west of Victor Harbor you find a series of signposted walking trails, starting from both beaches, as Waitpinga Beach and Parsons Beach. Breathtaking coastal scenery. Both beaches are excellent fishing spots.

 

Talisker Conservation Park (download a brochure)

Talisker Conservation Park is located 9 km west of Deep Creek Conservation Park.

 

The Heysen Trail

There is an interesting and very scenic part of the famous Heysen Trail close to Victor Harbor. You can either start at Kings Beach, Waitpinga Beach or Parsons Beach.

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Biking

Encounter Bikeway (download a brochure)

Bike all the way from Encounter Bay via Victor Harbor, the coastal towns of Port Elliot and Middleton to Goolwa along the Coastal Bikeway. The total distance is 30 km, but you can choose your own distance according to levels of fitness.    

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Tourist drive

The Fleurieu Way Tourist Drive (download a map) is a 235 km touring route around the Fleurieu Peninsula, showing you all the highlights of this stunning surroundings.

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Wildlife

Granite Island Nature / Penguin Walk

Take a walk around Granite Island. See the little penguins of our small colony on a guided dusk tour. Bookings essential.

 

Whales

Watch the Southern Right Whale in season ( June - October) from many whale watching points along the coast. Visit the SA Whale Museum at Victor Harbor.
Take the Big Duck Whale Watching Tour.

 

Bird Watching

The Southern Fleurieu Peninsula is a bird watcher's paradise. Observe birds of the ocean, estuary, rivers, wetlands, scrub and farmland.

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Golfing

Victor Harbor has 2 golf courses. The Victor Harbor Golf Club and the McCracken Country Club, both 18 holes with hire facilities.

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Surfing

Catch the waves at Middleton Beach or Waitpinga Beach.

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Fishing

From the Bluff Jetty, Screwpile Jetty at Granite Island, at Petrol Cove, at Waitpinga Beach.......

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