Food & Wineries in Victor Harbor

It’s rare to find a region with such tasty, fresh local produce available so readily. But this is the norm for the cafés, restaurants and takeaway shops that line the streets of the Fleurieu Peninsula. The region is home to delicious dining experiences, boutique wineries, and cosy pubs, all serving up a tempting array of locally sourced produce.

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Taste Local Produce at Victor Harbor

From roadside takeaway stalls to casual eateries and gourmet dining experiences, Victor Harbor has it all. Perfectly set against a magnificent coastal backdrop, dining at Victor Harbor is an experience to remember.

Head to brunch at Belicious for home-style Belgian waffles or sweet crepes overlooking the tranquil Inman Valley. Meanwhile, die-hard foodies can book a long lunch at Lost Phoenix Farm, an idyllic property where you can listen to music in the sun and sample fresh local fare.

For a relaxing long lunch with glorious coastal views over Encounter Bay and fresh local produce, try Whalers. Located right in the heart of Encounter Bay, Whalers offers a modern Australian menu with a focus on fresh seafood and tender meats. And, with a finely curated wine list with delicious local drops, you’re in for a treat.

Casual diners will love tasting a taco (or three!) at Loco Mexican or the iconic Nino’s of Victor Harbor, where you can sample their famous rib-eye fillet or one of their fresh pizzas or pastas, made on the premises.

Those seeking high-quality local produce can also try authentic Australian produce at The Swagman Chargrill or visit the iconic Anchorage for a classic pub meal in a waterfront location.

Of course, you can’t leave Victor Harbor without trying fish and chips from The Original Victor Harbor Fish Shop.

Cut Hill Distillery, Pheonix Farm, Victor Harbor South Australia
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Wineries Near Victor Harbor

The wineries in South Australia are world-famous, and it’s easy to see why. The cool climate and temperate coastal weather conditions of the Fleurieu Peninsula provide the ideal growing conditions to produce high-quality grapes. In the hands of the area’s experienced winemakers, you have the potential for some truly amazing wines.

There are several wineries in Victor Harbor and the surrounding region. Nearby McLaren Vale is one of the oldest and most famous wine regions in Australia, known for its cool-climate wines such as Shiraz, Pinot Noir, Merlot, and other Spanish varietals. 

Notable wineries in McLaren Vale include Chapel Hill, d’Arenburg, Fox Creek Wines and Hugh Hamilton Wines.

Closer to Victor Harbor lies the cosy cellar door at Boho Wines. Or, you can stop in at Cut Hill Distillery, conveniently located off the main road from Adelaide, where you can taste a gin or whiskey and enjoy a delicious lunch at the picturesque Lost Phoenix Farm.

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Lost pheonix farm, Mount Jagged Victor Harbor Hindmarsh Valley, South Australia

Come on an adventure to Lost Pheonix farm in Hindmarsh valley, just 6 minutes drive from Victor Harbor and 55 minutes drive from Adelaide, South Australia. Lost Pheonix farm features delicious food accompanied by beverages from the best local wineries and breweries with spectaular views over the rolling hills of Hindmarsh Valley.

Cut Hill Distillery, Hindmarsh Velley Victor Harbor

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Cut Hill Distillery offers a gin and whisky tasking experience just 6 minutes outside Victor Harbor in Hindmarsh Valley in a rustic and scenic location. Located next to Lost Pheonix Farm, Cut Hill builds on the foundation of classic Australian whisky.

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Farmers Market

What better way to taste the local produce than to visit our Farmers Market held in Victor Harbor Every Saturday. Sample local fruits and vegetables as well as artisan baked goods, seafood and plenty of homemade goodies to enjoy on your holiday. 

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        Fleurieu Marine Education
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        Sparking curiosity of the maritime world through exciting and engaging educational programs

        Victor Harbor Walking Tours
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          Discover Victor Harbor on foot with an interactive and informative tour.

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            Bike and Paddleboard hire right on the Causeway.

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                  Wild South Coast Way
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                  Explore one of South Australia’s most stunning multi-day hilkes

                  Tudor Homewares & The Coffee Palace
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                    The Pirate’s Seachest
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                      Fresh locally caught seafood in Victor Harbor.

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                        Bremerton Wines
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                          Ocean Living Surf School
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                            One Paddock Currency Creek
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                              Mount Compass Golf Course
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                                Picturesque Golf course minutes from Victor Harbor.

                                Cut Hill Distillery
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                                  Cut Hill Distillery is committed to exploring our Australian whisky roots, tapping into the history books, and evolving the traditions of old.

                                  Artisan Markets Victor Harbor
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                                    A Marketplace of Makers, Designers, Doers and Dreamers

                                    Waitpinga Farm Quad Bike Adventures
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                                      Victor Harbor Visitor Centre
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                                        Expert local knowledge at your fingertips.

                                        Victor Harbor Beachside Markets
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                                          Town Centre Heritage Trail
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                                            Inman River Trail
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                                              Hindmarsh River Trail
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                                                Hindmarsh Falls Walk
                                                  Hindmarsh Falls Victor Harbor

                                                  Picturesque falls hidden in Hindmarsh Valley.

                                                  Heritage Trail, Heysen Spur Trail
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                                                  Heritage Trail, Heysen Spur Trail

                                                  Amazing views of the Victor Harbor coastline from Granite Island.

                                                  Heritage Discovery Trail
                                                    The Causeway

                                                    Victor Harbor has a rich and diverse history, with stories told through many of our built heritage places.

                                                    Victor Harbor Digital Art Projector
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                                                      Digital art installation on Victa Cinema

                                                      Fleurieu Beach Volleyball
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                                                        Beach Volleyball in Victor Harbor.

                                                        Spinway Bike Hire
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                                                          Convenient Bike Hire taking you places you want to go.

                                                          Victor Harbor Regional Gallery
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                                                          Victor Harbor Golf Club
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                                                            Granite Island is one of the most recognised ecological attractions in Victor Harbor.

                                                            South Australian Whale Centre
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                                                            SA Whale Centre, the one stop shop for whale discovery.

                                                            Pirate’s Sea Charters
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                                                            Private Boat Charters around the Encounter Bay area.

                                                            Adare Camp and Caravan Park
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                                                              The iconic ‘Adare’ provides a unique mix of traditional camp and tent style accommodation, cabins and caravan sites

                                                              Off the Bluff Abseiling
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                                                                See The Bluff from a different angle.

                                                                Nangawooka Flora Reserve
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                                                                Granite Island is one of the most recognised ecological attractions in Victor Harbor.

                                                                Kool Tours
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                                                                Kool Tours is an authentic tribal experience through Southern SA.

                                                                Kaiki Trail Granite Island
                                                                  Granite Island

                                                                  Amazing views of the Victor Harbor coastline from Granite Island.

                                                                  Hindmarsh Falls
                                                                    Hindmarsh Falls Victor Harbor

                                                                    Picturesque falls hidden in Hindmarsh Valley.

                                                                    Encounter Bikeway
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                                                                    Encounter Bikeway

                                                                    An on-road and shared trail that links the coastal city of Victor Harbor and the river port town of Goolwa, via the coastal towns of Port Elliot and Middleton.

                                                                    Genesis Tour & Charter
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                                                                      Providing Bus tours and hire options for the Fleurieu Peninsula.

                                                                      Fleurieu Aquatic Centre
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                                                                      Modern swimming and fitness centre on the Fleurieu Peninsula.

                                                                      Whale Walk – Encounter Bikeway
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                                                                      Spot whales from the shore on this self-guided walk along the coast.

                                                                      The Joyful Path
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                                                                      Victor Harbor’s yoga and wellness studio.

                                                                      Bicycles Victor Harbor
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                                                                        Bicycle and E-Bike hire in Victor Harbor

                                                                        Victor Harbor’s Must Do
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                                                                        Wright Island Big Duck Boat Tours Victor Harbor

                                                                        Encounter breathtaking coastal views, fertile farmland and the rich cultural history in the vibrant heart of the Fleurieu; Victor Harbor.

                                                                        Granite Island Recreation Park
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                                                                        Granite Island

                                                                        Granite Island is one of the most recognised ecological attractions in Victor Harbor.

                                                                        Tours & Attractions
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                                                                        Big Duck Boat Tour Waitpinga Cliffs, Victor Harbor

                                                                        Discover the spectacular views of Encounter Bay or book a tour of the spectacular local area.

                                                                        The Stables – Behind the scenes of the Horse Tram
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                                                                          The Stables is a behind-the-scenes experience offering people an exclusive behind-the-scenes glimpse into the workings of the renowned Victor Harbor Horse Tram.

                                                                          Victor Harbor National Trust Museum
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                                                                          Encounter Discovery

                                                                          Relive the whaling, shipping and railway days of early Victor Harbor. Visit the Victor Harbor branch of the National Trust SA’s museum and see how the early settlers lived and how the visitors holidayed.

                                                                          Victa Cinema
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                                                                          The beautiful, historic Art-deco Victa Cinema.

                                                                          Big Duck Boat Tours
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                                                                            Explore inaccessible areas of coastline and islands around Victor Harbor.

                                                                            Victor Harbor Horse Drawn Tram
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                                                                              Ride the historic Horse Drawn Tram across The Causeway to Granite Island. The Tramway commenced operation in 1894 and is one of two remaining in the world that operate a daily service.

                                                                              Softfoot Alpacas and Wildlife Park
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                                                                                A unique opportunity to get up close with Alpaca’s and enjoy this Australian farm lifestyle.

                                                                                Walking Trails & Biking Trails
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                                                                                  Walk or cycle every inch of the rugged coastline of Victor Harbor and or venture further afield and explore the surrounding area.

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                                                                                  Sample the best food and wine South Australia has to offer with fresh local produce and award-winning wines.

                                                                                  Whale Watching
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                                                                                    Watch the gentle Southern Right Whales and Humpbacks as they glide through our glimmering waters on their annual migration.

                                                                                    Camping
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                                                                                      Switch off your devices and reconnect with the great outdoors. Discover some of the most beautiful camping spots in our great region.

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                                                                                      Disconnect from the world on secluded beaches, traverse bushland trails or try your luck spotting our rich local flora and fauna.

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                                                                                        Live like a local at the farmers’ market with in-season local farm-fresh produce and delicious artisan foods.

                                                                                        SOMA Health & Beauty
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                                                                                          Offering waxing, tinting, manicures, pedicures, massage, facials, spray tans, back treatments and scrubs.

                                                                                          Harbor Collective on the Fleurieu
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                                                                                            Showcasing a range of products created by Artisans, Makers and Creators from across the Fleurieu and Hills.

                                                                                            History & Heritage
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                                                                                              Take a step back in time and experience Victor Harbor’s rich First Nations culture and 200-year-old European history.

                                                                                              Arts & Culture
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                                                                                                Pick up a paintbrush and unleash your creativity at an artist’s workshop, or wander the local galleries and marvel at the diversity of our local artists.

                                                                                                Coral Street Art Space
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                                                                                                The Coral Street Art Space encourages the development of a creative cultural industry in Victor Harbor.

                                                                                                Family Fun
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                                                                                                  From mini-golf and bike riding to laid-back beaches that will keep the kids entertained for hours, discover South Australia’s favourite family holiday destination.

                                                                                                  Escape It
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                                                                                                  Challenge yourself and your friends with an immersive Escape It experience.

                                                                                                  Encounter Centre Wooden Toy Factory
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                                                                                                    Dunes Mini Golf
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                                                                                                      Picturesque Mini Golf by the beach.

                                                                                                      Girdler Family Amusements
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                                                                                                        Be entertained in true seaside fashion by the Girdler Family with their range of family amusements; located at the end of the causeway, Victor Harbor.

                                                                                                        Urimbirra Wildlife Park
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                                                                                                        Hands on family friendly animal experience.

                                                                                                        Chop It Axe Throwing
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                                                                                                        Challenge yourself and your friends with chopping good fun while axe throwing.

                                                                                                        All Sweets and Treats
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                                                                                                          All the sweets and treats one could dream of.

                                                                                                          SteamRanger Heritage Railway
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                                                                                                          Ride the Heritage Railway along the picturesque coast.

                                                                                                          Adventure
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                                                                                                            Embark upon a daring adventure, like a hair-raising abseil down the cliff at The Bluff or a wild quad biking escapade.

                                                                                                            Peninsula Taxi Service
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                                                                                                              Lost Phoenix Farm
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                                                                                                                NRMA Victor Harbor Beachfront Holiday Park
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                                                                                                                Victor Harbor Holiday Park
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                                                                                                                Victor Harbor Holiday Park Waterpark And Waterslides

                                                                                                                Stay at the Victor Harbor Holiday and Cabin Park in the picturesque seaside town of Victor Harbor, South Australia, and make your next holiday a memory to last forever.

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