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South Australia Whale Centre

2 Railway Tce, Victor Harbor, South Australia 5211, Australia
+61 8 8551 0750
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Loved it!!

I loved it. Very nice. Some of the exhibits could use some updating but it looks like they've... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
earth-tranquility
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Victor Harbor, Australia
via mobile
Excellent

People in centre were fabulous with information and brochures, could not do enough to help you... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
DOMI21
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Australia
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  • Average18%
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2 Railway Tce, Victor Harbor, South Australia 5211, Australia
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+61 8 8551 0750
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

I loved it. Very nice. Some of the exhibits could use some updating but it looks like they've started getting newer things in which is great. Enjoyed the 3D theatre and sea shepherd exhibits. Was great.

Thank earth-tranquility
Reviewed 6 days ago

People in centre were fabulous with information and brochures, could not do enough to help you. Lovely items for sale as well

Thank DOMI21
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Wow. What a place!State of the art fisheye cinema (3D) , plenty of educational material on whales and marine life for young and old, check out the jawbone from 2001 on the middle floor - still leeching fat from the upper section. Staff are highly...More

2  Thank Matt J
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The 3D movie about the whales was good. The whale skull and bones were an amazing display. Staff knew a lot about when and where the best whale vantage points were and when they would be coming. We also enjoyed the Sea Shepherd exhibit and...More

Thank sunnybear77
Reviewed 17 April 2017 via mobile

Family over from New Zealand so while in Victor Harbour we visited the Whale Centre (our 3rd time) not a huge centre but plenty to see for all ages. This centre has put a big effort into teaching the young ones around saving the sea...More

Thank Waynedvh
Reviewed 12 April 2017

What a great place to visit. Friendly staff, very informative, plenty for the kids to do. It is a real icon of the area and a fantastic old building.

Thank 990geoffreyc
Reviewed 1 March 2017 via mobile

The whale centre have an interactive approach to learning kids about whales. There is plenty to touch, listen to and see. Also there is a some info on seasherpards which were pretty cool displayed in captains cockpit.

Thank Yekohan
Reviewed 19 February 2017 via mobile

Everyone is very friendly and the displays are great!!! It's educational without being boring. Cheap too! Definitely recommend it!

Thank earth-tranquility
Reviewed 26 January 2017

This museum will likely keep young children entertained for a while, but teens and adults will be underwhelmed. They do show an interesting 3D film in their theatre, but it lasts all of 10 minutes. Somewhat disappointing, all in all.

Thank AstroBloke
Reviewed 19 January 2017 via mobile

Very nice to go into and experience all of what they have to offer! So interesting to see all the different kinds of whales etc. I remember coming here on a school excursion. And im almost 30 now. So it has been around longer than...More

Thank Jase W
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