Beautiful holiday locations close to Adelaide

by Physio Adelaide on May 30, 2011

Victor Harbour is the town located on the shoreline of the Fleurieu Peninsula, about eighty kilometres to the south of Adelaide, South Australia.  Victor Harbor certainly is the biggest population centre in the Fleurieu , with an overall economy centered upon farming, fisheries and several other industries. Victor Harbour is also a very well-known holiday location, with the city’s residents greatly expanded through the summer season and school vacations.

Granite Island is a well known site for vacationers. It is is joined to the mainland by a short tram / pedestrian causeway. The tram is provided by the Victor Harbor Horse Drawn Tram, 1 of the quite very few horse-drawn tram tracks still left in open public transportation . Granite island is home to a significant colony of Fairy Penguins which are a common attraction on the isle. These kinds of penguins shelter on the isle through the nighttime, leaving behind in the morning hours to seek out for sea food prior to returning at sundown.

The Cockle Train heritage railway run by SteamRanger operates steam locomotive and other traditional train services between Victor Harbour and Goolwa rail stations. This rail way includes the oldest rail journey in Australia, between Port Elliot and Goolwa.

Through the months of June to September, whale watching is a well-liked attraction. Southern Right Whales appear to the nearby waters to calve and to mate. The South Australian Whale Centre located at Victor Harbor provides hands on active activities and presentations as well as important information and whale watching tips.

Greenhills Adventure Park gives activities including: water slides, canoing, rock wall climbing, archery, mini golf, and go-karting.

Victor Harbor is the middle of the surf region regarded as the “South Coast” to Adelaide and local surfers. Well-known surfing beaches in the area include Parsons, Waitpinga, Middleton and Goolwa.

Victor Harbor also offers numerous sport fishing choices varying from off shore reefs for larger boat based anglers to excellent surf fishing on beaches closer to the Murray Mouth.

Victor Harbour hosts a three day Schoolies Week festival in late November mostly for South Australian school leavers. Victor Harbour hosts the second largest Schoolies Week Festival after the Gold Coast. The centre of the town is a dry zone and hosts a number of live music and other events for participants.

There is a extensive selection of accommodation possibilities in and all-around Victor Harbour but we prefer the Victor Apartments with all 5 individual accommodation choices:

Cheri-on-Sea: A big stunning bed and breakfast type apartment.

Adare: A gentle opulent, extremely large 2 storey apartment  with polished floor-boards. It contains only two bedrooms as well as a big studio bedroom in which sleeps 4.

Castleview: A modern-day studio apartment using finished floorboards which contains a king-size bed  and if needed a queen bed found on an elevated floor.

View on Blue: This is a fantastic, fashionable upper floor of a 2 storey apartment  with polished floor-boards. It contains 2 bed rooms

Surfs Up: This particular funky beach apartment has an open plan kitchen area, living room dinner area and hall that leads onto 3 bedrooms. It is totally carpeted with a substantial light and airy self-contained kitchen with  large bench tops.

Be sure to reserve to enjoy delightful Victor Harbour accommodation at Victor Apartments by phoning Julia on Telephone: 8410 8189 Mobile phone: 0417 858 299

We are pleased to provide this information, however you should ensure you consult the appropriate professional for the services you seek. 

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