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Granite Island - Victor Harbour

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Address: Victor Harbor, Victor Harbor, South Australia 5211, Australia
Phone Number: +61 8 8552 7555
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Granite Island is a delightful place to walk around. Good paths and board walks make the going easy so long as you can climb stairs. If you are lucky you may see seals basking on... read more

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Clare, Australia
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Clare, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Granite Island is a delightful place to walk around. Good paths and board walks make the going easy so long as you can climb stairs. If you are lucky you may see seals basking on the rocks. Unfortunately the restaurant has closed. Accessed by causeway from Victor Harbor... you can walk across or take the horse drawn tram.

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Thank Marian W
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

The end-of-day light during a walk to and around Granite Island is spectacular! We were too late to take a horse carriage there, but the walk was magnificent. Pretty scenes, birds, breeze, flora...it's a great pre/post dinner walk.

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Thank John D
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This place is nice to enjoy a nice relaxing day. Yeah... there may be not much to do on this island... but it's great to walk around and enjoy nature! You get good views of the city and ocean. It's especially great for sunsets!

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Thank Cristy M
Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Granite island is a small island off Victor Harbour. They are connected by a bridge which runs a Horse pulled tram track. People walk in the bridge along with the tram to get to the Island. The horse pulled tram are a fun ride to do. I am not a fan of the horse doing the work but I am... More 

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Thank TravellingSoloman
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We had ~45 minutes to kill and walked over to Granite Island. The views are beautiful and even with the wind whipping is was enjoyable. The sign says a short walk only takes 45 minutes, but we were taking so many pictures that we only made it part way up the path before we had to turn around. Would've loved... More 

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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Walked over on bridge. Penguin sanctuary no longer there. Cafe has closed down, not surprising as it was very expensive. Nice walk over there and around the island but not much else. It does have toilets there if needed.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The best way to Granite Island is by the horse tram on the hour or you can walk the jetty. The walk around the island takes 1/2 to an hour and can be a workout. It was a pretty cold November day and I regretted not taking a heavy jacket as the wind off the ocean was freezing. There are... More 

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We came down on a Friday at around 1300, and walked across the jetty. We were followed by dolphins as we got about half way across which made for a beautiful site. When we got to the island the store and centre was closed, so we walked around for a bit, and caught the horse tram back. We were hoping... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Well it was a cold and windy November day but we were determined to make the most of our visit. We walked across the jetty and did the climb over granite island. We were nearly blown away but the views were worth it. Caught the horse drawn carriage back to Victor harbour. Great morning.

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

With the restaurant/kiosk/gift shop now closed, the only things left to do on the island are go fishing or do the 30 minute walk around the island. This is really good and very scenic, but is not wheelchair/pusher friendly. Anyone not good with stairs would not want to tackle to initial climb either. At least the toilets are still open.

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