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Penguin Centre

#10 of 45 things to do in Victor Harbor Features Animals
Granite Island | 2 Ocean Street, Victor Harbor, South Australia 5211, Australia
+61 8 8552 7555
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Fairy penguin tour Victor Harbor

This was always going to be a bit of a hit and miss tour as fairy penguin numbers are well down on... read more

Reviewed 19 April 2017
AustraliaSpindoctor
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Australia
Great place to visit for local families with the kids!

If you are staying in Victor Harbor with the kids you should visit the place! Little penguins are... read more

Reviewed 10 March 2017
nosimonov
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Melbourne, Australia
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Granite Island | 2 Ocean Street, Victor Harbor, South Australia 5211, Australia
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Reviewed 19 April 2017

This was always going to be a bit of a hit and miss tour as fairy penguin numbers are well down on what they once were on Granite Island at Victor Harbor. We were warned by the guide that we might see several or none...More

Reviewed 10 March 2017

If you are staying in Victor Harbor with the kids you should visit the place! Little penguins are very cute and kids love to see them! There are not so many organised places in Australia were you can enjoy these creatures in their natural habitat.

Reviewed 27 February 2017 via mobile

Very enjoyable and informative evening with Steve from the Granite Island Penguin Centre. We saw a number of penguins plus a Long Nosed Seal and Dolphins chasing fish and squid. Highly recommended and not to be missed when you are in Victor Harbor.

Reviewed 27 January 2017

A fantastic and informative tour and we did see penguins :) These little guys were so cute and we excitedly watched the adult fairy penguins waddle back to their young to feed them.

Reviewed 8 January 2017 via mobile

We thought during the holidays we would take the kids (4&5) for a tour and spend the night in Victor. This tour was quite dissapointing only seeing one penguin arrive on the night, unfortunatly for the colony of fairy penguins there are only a few...More

Reviewed 18 November 2016

The centre has closed but you can do the night time tours with the parks service. Book at the Information Centre opposite the tramway. The lovely ladies there were very helpful in booking us into the tour. The little penguins come out at night so...More

Reviewed 29 August 2016

Had visited this centre on a previous trip and found it to be very well run and informative. It is a shame it has now closed. You can still see the Little Penguins on Granite Island by booking an evening guided tour with the Wildlife...More

Reviewed 7 July 2016 via mobile

Unfortunately no longer running and the only way you can see penguins is on a night tour. Shame really bcos the people that worked here were dedicated. Unfortunate that penguins can thrive in metropolis of st kilda (Melbourne) but struggle in Victor harbor. Granite island...More

Reviewed 5 July 2016

This was excellent. This was a lovely educational and conservation enterprise. Unfortunately this has closed. Granite Island’s evening penguin tours are still in operation and can be booked through Victor Harbor Information Centre.

Reviewed 1 July 2016 via mobile

We had a great time doing a nighttime penguin spotting tour. Our guide Graham was fantastic - he had so much knowledge about the penguins and a bunch of interesting anecdotes about his time observing the Penguins and other wildlife on granite island over the...More

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