Top things to do

Museum in Victor Harbor

South Australian Whale Centre

Victor Harbor is on the migratory path of southern right whales (May to October). The multilevel South Australian Whale Centre has impressive whale displays (including a big stinky skull) and can give you the low-do…
Cheese in Victor Harbor

Alexandrina Cheese Company

On the road to Mt Compass, 18km north of Victor Harbor, this Fleurieu success story opens its doors to cheese fans and milkshake mavens. Taste the gouda, the edam and the feta, then buy a block of the powerful vinta…
Cafe in Victor Harbor

Anchorage Cafe

The Anchorage hotel cafe has an old whaling boat for a bar and a Med/Mod Oz menu (BLTs, pizzas, cheese boards) peppered with plenty of seafood, including Port Lincoln mussels and Coorong mullet (no, not a local hair…
Cafe in Victor Harbor

Nino's

Nino's cafe has been here since 1974 (and the building a lot longer) but it manages to put a contemporary sheen on downtown VH. Hip young staff and a mod interior set the scene for gourmet pizzas, burgers, pasta, sa…
Museum in Victor Harbor

Encounter Coast Discovery Centre & Museum

Inside Victor's 1866 Customs House on the foreshore, this National Trust museum has interesting local-history displays from pre-European times to around 1900: whaling, railways, shipping and local Aboriginal culture…
Cinema in Victor Harbor

Victa Cinema

Victor Harbor's lovely old art-deco cinema has been screening flicks since 1934. If you're an architecture fan you'll enjoy the door handles and ticket booth as much as the movie (mainstream releases).
Music in Victor Harbor

Schoolies Festival

In November, Victor Harbor's grassy foreshore runs rampant with teenage school-leavers blowing off steam. Accommodation dries up.