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Oceanic Victor

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Come and visit us at famous Granite Island! Our In Sea Aquarium is a short boat ride from the iconic island where you can hand feed and interact with various sea species including the amazing Southern Bluefin Tuna! Hand feed from the surface or jump...more
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Hours Today: 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
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Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
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Granite Island | Marine Centre, Granite Island, Victor Harbor, South Australia 5211, Australia
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Most Helpful Positive Review
Reviewed January 21, 2018 via mobile

We swan with the tuna. Brilliant hearing the squeals of delight from my kids as they fed the tuna with their hands. Staff were great. Experience good value. Thank you.More

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Yasmin S, Owner at Oceanic Victor, responded to this reviewResponded January 31, 2018

Hi Simon! Such a pleasure having you all with us recently and many thanks for taking the time to write a review on Oceanic Victor.. we appreciate it!! Best sound in the world is kids laughing!! Hope to have you all visit with us again.....More

Most Helpful Critical Review
Reviewed October 17, 2018

Tour guide was very rude, didnt want our Chinese guest to enjoy the penguins, stated that only Aussies can. Disgraceful.More

3  Thank hammer222018
YasminS1460, Owner at Oceanic Victor, responded to this reviewResponded 5 weeks ago

Good morning.. We are very disappointed to hear your tour wasn’t up to your expectations.. could you please advice on the date of your tour so I can investigate further? Our guides are very courteous as a rule and we have a great deal of...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Family of 4; 17 & 14 yo sons. Totally exceeded our expectations. “That was better than the barrier reef”!! Loved swimming with the tuna - exhilarating. Wetsuits meant we genuinely didn’t feel cold in August. Great hands on experience and friendly crew. Lucky enough to...More

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YasminS1460, Owner at Oceanic Victor, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hello and that’s so good to hear! Thank you so much for taking the time to review us and for coming to visit our aquarium..hopefully we will see you all again out on the platform. Safe travels! Team Oceanic Victor 💧🐳🙏🐬💦🐟

Reviewed October 17, 2018

Tour guide was very rude, didnt want our Chinese guest to enjoy the penguins, stated that only Aussies can. Disgraceful.More

3  Thank hammer222018
YasminS1460, Owner at Oceanic Victor, responded to this reviewResponded 5 weeks ago

Good morning.. We are very disappointed to hear your tour wasn’t up to your expectations.. could you please advice on the date of your tour so I can investigate further? Our guides are very courteous as a rule and we have a great deal of...More

Reviewed October 13, 2018 via mobile

Wow what a fabulous experience!! Went with a group of 11 and we all had an amazing day - we all would highly recommend that you do this as well

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YasminS1460, Owner at Oceanic Victor, responded to this reviewResponded October 17, 2018

Hi Tracey! So happy you and your guests had such a great experience with us! Thanks so much for the lovely review and we look forward to having you all out with us again! Kindest, Team Oceanic Victor

Reviewed September 3, 2018

The tour guide is a senior local staff, so friendly to the visitors and explained many of the features the penguin and history of victor harbor, recommend this tour.

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Yasmin S, Owner at Oceanic Victor, responded to this reviewResponded September 5, 2018

Thank you for your feed back and recommendation! So glad you enjoyed your experience with us and hope to see you again soon! Team Oceanic Victor 🐧🐧🐧🐧

Reviewed June 19, 2018

I did the penguin tour at dusk and it was one of the highlights of my stay at Victor Harbor. Very informative and it was great to see the fairy penguins up close and here them calling out to one another. I thoroughly enjoyed it...More

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Yasmin S, Owner at Oceanic Victor, responded to this reviewResponded June 20, 2018

We are so happy that you had such a lovely and informative time with our guide on what I’m sure was a cold evening! Hope you rugged up and thank you for your kind review! See you again we hope. Kindest, Team Oceanic Victor 🐧🐧🐧

Reviewed April 25, 2018

An absolutely fantastic experience. Swimming with giant 50kg tuna is such a unique and exciting experience. Brad, Chris and the team were great hosts and made everyone feel most welcome. Their knowledge and familiarity with the marine life of the Southern Ocean also made this...More

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Yasmin S, Owner at Oceanic Victor, responded to this reviewResponded April 27, 2018

We really appreciate your kind words and enthusiasm for our new business here on the beautiful Fleuriue Peninsula. Many thanks for coming and visiting with us and our team are such a wonderful bunch of dedicated and passionate marine lovers and love sharing their knowledge...More

Reviewed April 16, 2018 via mobile

what a great experience. only stayed in victor a couple of days and the swim was suggested by the tourist information.didnt regret the decision as money well spent. the guys made everyone feel very much at ease and there was no long intro.just suit up...More

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Yasmin S, Owner at Oceanic Victor, responded to this reviewResponded April 18, 2018

Hi there and thanks so much for your review of our in sea aquarium swim! Big thanks for coming out to experience our tour and we are so happy you enjoyed yourself so much! We look forward to meeting you again! Team Oceanic Victor 🐟🐟🐧🐳🙏🦀

Reviewed April 8, 2018 via mobile

First time in the Victor Harbor area and what a day out... the tuna snorkelling was superb, crew made a great day excellent, nothing was an issue, they were 100% focused on a good experience and it was!! Definitely a return trip.... great for kids.

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Yasmin S, Owner at Oceanic Victor, responded to this reviewResponded April 9, 2018

Thanks so much for your review! Love the feedback and will let my gorgeous crew of your kind words. Many thanks for visiting with us! Loved having you all aboard! Team Oceanic Victor 🐟🐟

Reviewed April 1, 2018

What a great thing to do. Just amazing to swim with these huge Tuna fish. Treat yourself to this experience. Our party of 7, ranging from 17 to 81 thoroughly enjoyed ourselves. Great friendly knowlegable staff, who obviously love what they do. Good to see...More

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Yasmin S, Owner at Oceanic Victor, responded to this reviewResponded April 4, 2018

Your review of Oceanic Victor is very kind and well received.. big thank you. Really happy you all enjoyed yourselves so much and we are blessed to have a team of wonderful and passionate scientists and marine biologists that love what they do! Guests like...More

Reviewed March 3, 2018

We found the penguin tour to be,at first a little disappointing,but thanks to our guide,Graham,whose persistence and knowledge of the penguins and the island,played off and we were able to see some penguins and also a couple of possums. We were told up front these...More

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Yasmin S, Owner at Oceanic Victor, responded to this reviewResponded March 5, 2018

Hi Gordon! I’m so happy that these shy little birds made an appearance for you! It’s very rare that you don’t see any on the tours but of course as your guide let you know they are a wild bird and dont always do what...More

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