Victor Harbor Travel Guide
On the south coast of the beautiful Fleurieu Peninsula, the picturesque seaside town of Victor Harbor is a popular summer destination for roadtrippers and holidaymakers.
Victor Harbor, South Australia
Things to do in Victor Harbor
Ride the historic Horse Drawn Tram across the causeway to the Granite Island Recreation Park, renowned for its colony of fairy penguins and striking granite rock formations. Explore scenic nature trails and outdoor sculptures, and join a guided night tour to see the penguin parade make their way home to their burrows from a day out on the ocean. Check out the Oceanic Victor’s amazing in-sea aquarium for underwater adventures.
Explore pristine ocean wilderness at the Encounter Marine Park, which stretches along the Fleurieu coastline from Port Noarlunga to the top of the Coorong. See amazing dive sites, spectacular reefs and the magnificent sea lion colony. From May to October, catch a glimpse of majestic humpback and southern right whales in their annual migration from Antarctica to the warmer waters off Australia’s coast to breed.
Ride the historic Cockle Train along the oldest steel railway in Australia, which runs between Goolwa and Victor Harbor. Part of the SteamRanger heritage fleet of steam and diesel locomotives, the Cockle Train ride takes about half an hour each way, hugging the coast with picturesque views of coastal scenery along the Fleurieu Peninsula.