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“Probably better suited to children”

South Australia Whale Centre
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Reviewed 14 July 2016

Located right in the centre of the amusement section of Victor Harbor. There's lots of interactive educational exhibits which perhaps are aimed more at school kids, but it was worth a visit.

Thank WandaSandhills
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"marine life"
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"great place to learn"
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"school excursion"
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"whales and dolphins"
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"whaling history"
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"whale watching"
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"small museum"
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"great for kids"
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"all ages"
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"couple of hours"
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"information centre"
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"horse drawn tram"
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Reviewed 6 July 2016 via mobile

Could be better but still worth a visit. Buy a combo ticket with horse tram. Has some very interesting displays. Love all the old whaling boat info. The whale skeleton is great. Thank god we no longer hunt whale

Thank JohnG3121
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Reviewed 5 July 2016

Centrally located close to train station. Recommend a visit if you are on the Steam Ranger. Educational for adults and children. Lots of interactive displays and challenges for the children. Very interesting local history and especially of whaling. Important support for Sea Shepherd's work. They also have the latest info on whale sightings.

Thank SAMARSHALL77
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Reviewed 4 June 2016

Lots to learn about whales and the local history of whaling.
Children loved seeing the marine fishtank and the whale jaws.
Staff helpful and friendly

Thank Mrsjuliad
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Reviewed 24 May 2016

Well located near the railway station and horse drawn tram, this centre has some great exhibits, some interactive, obviously mostly on whales and whaling. There’s a small gift shop with all sorts of marine souvenirs, not only to do with whales and not over priced. Admission fees are also reasonable. It’s great for children and it’s also a source of information on local whale sightings. We’ve been visiting it for years and feel a little bit of revamping would not go astray.

Thank Bob D
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