Dive into an underwater world when you enter
the South Australian Whale Centre!
Visit the South Australian Whale Centre and take an incredible interactive journey through our state heritage building. Ideally located in the heart of Victor Harbor; you will discover new information at every turn.
Our interactive exhibits include audio visual displays, artifacts, a 3D theatrette and more, all designed to immerse you in an underwater world. Learn about Cetaceans, whaling history and a wide range of local marine wildlife; including the pride of Victor Harbor, our annual visitors, Southern Right Whales.
Our 3D theaterette is the closest thing to swimming with whales without getting wet! Learn about the inquisitive nature of Southern Right Whales and watch in awe as they seem to glide from the screen.
The SA Whale center also boasts a Kids zone play area, complete with a dig site for fossils. A Southern Right Whale Skull & Sperm Whale Vertebrae, Walls of Whales and more! Sea Shepards Exhibit (With a real Ships Wheel!), will take you to the forefront of their extensive efforts to curb illegal whaling and our friendly and helpful staff are always on hand to answer your wonderful whale questions. There is always something to discover here at the SA Whale Centre.
Don’t forget to visit the gift shop on your way out to pick up a souvenir, we hope you have a whale of a time!
Look for us near the whale tail in Warland Reserve!
The South Australian Whale Centre is situated on Railway Terrace in Victor Harbor. Our building is an old railway goods shed. Inside you will find the stone is stained black from years of trains and soot. This soot is now a heritage listed feature of the SA Whale Centre. Amazing!
Open 7 days (Closed Christmas Day)