Victor Harbor is located 80 kilometres south of Adelaide, South Australia. Just an Hours drive from the city, it is a fantastic holiday destination.
Victor Harbor is one of the most popular coastal playgrounds in South Australia and has been a favourite holiday destination with families since the late 1800s.
The town overlooks the beautiful Encounter Bay with a coastline featuring the huge rock outcrop of The Bluff and the ever popular Granite Island.
A unique feature to the region is the world's only daily Horse Drawn Tram service that began operating in 1886.
Many visitors traveling from the eastern states along the Great Ocean Road access Victor Harbor by crossing the Murray River at Wellington.
Centrally located on the southern coast, it is within close proximity to Kangaroo Island, Port Elliot, Middleton, Goolwa and to the Southern Wine Region. It makes this an ideal choice location to base a holiday.
Victor Harbor Accommodation can be booked through us for night stays, week stays and longer. Our fully furnished homes are suitable for large families that want the comforts of a full featured house.
Encounter Bay is blessed with a classic Mediterranean climate that makes Victor Harbor a great destination all year round.
For fisherman the annual tuna run extends from December through March, offering some of the best fishing in the entire state. Many local surf beaches are prime Salmon grounds throughout the year, and the sheltered bays offer great fishing for smaller boats.
Diving and snorkeling in victor harbor is fun for the whole family. For experienced swimmers there are plenty of reefs to the west of granite island featuring huge fish and sea-life in water that ranges between 1-10m deep. Wright island is also a popular destination when the winds and tides are calm.
The Bluff is popular among scuba divers, where they dive searching for the Leafy Sea Dragons. Scuba diving classes can be sourced from surrounding suburbs.
Victor Harbor has a number of purpose built lakes in encounter bay, with beach front parks including playgrounds for the younger visitors.
Abundant in sea wildlife Victor Harbor, Port Elliot, Middleton, Hayborough and Encounter bay are popular tourist sites for Whale watching, be sure to check the Sa Whale Centre for sightings and whale info.
Seals and dolphins can frequently been seen foraging from screw pile jetty, the causeway and Rosetta wharf.
Fairy Penguins can be a great sight for the kids on Granite Island and a great hike for the family. Also be sure to climb the bluff, the views are extraordinary.