Encounter Coast Discovery Centre and The Old Customs and Station Masters House
At the Encounter Coast Discovery Centre, learn about the historic Australian meeting between English and French explorers Matthew Flinders and Nicolas Baudin in 1802.
Walk through the Discovery Centre to encounter stories of Victor Harbor and the sea. Discover some of the relics from the early whaling industry and unusual bottles found at the bottom of the bay.
Listen to the stories recalled by some of the early residents of Victor Harbor, Port Elliot and Goolwa - the local midwife, a merchan...
Granite Island is a popular destination for visitors to the seaside town of Victor Harbor. To get to the island, you can either walk across the causeway or catch the famous horse drawn tram.
Once you are there, the beautifully landscaped lawns and gardens make a great spot for a picnic, just sit back and relax under the shade of the enormous Norfolk Pines. You can also walk around the island on the boardwalk, a three kilometre trip which, on average, takes around 40 minutes to complete.