Exciting events happen all year round at the South Australian Whale Centre.

Sign up to our newsletter to find out the most up to date information about our news and events in Victor Harbor and around South Australia.

First Whales Sighted for the 2017 season!

Posted on
Southern Right Whales sighted at Head of Bight Wednesday 3rd May 2017, 11:00am: The very first Southern Right Whales for the year have arrived at the Head of the Bight ! Two Southern Right Whales were seen just 50 metres from the viewing platform at the Head of Bight Read More ››

SA Whale Centre “Pops Up” in Rundle Mall

Posted on
Celebrating the start of the whale season The South Australian Whale Centre, Sea Shepherd Adelaide, The Big Duck Boat Tours and Fleurieu Marine Life are coming to Rundle Mall, to talk, share and inspire about the joys of whale watching in South Australia. Learn about whale watching and whale watching Read More ››

2017 Whale Time Playtime Festival

Posted on
Join us for exciting activities to celebrate the whale season! Whale Time Playtime Festival Date: Sunday 28 May 2017, 10.00am – 4.00pm Location: Warland Reserve, Victor Harbor Tickets: $5 per person – both kids and adults. Tickets available at the gate, or book online Live entertainment and free activities Read More ››

New Aboriginal Exhibit

Posted on
New exhibit celebrates Kondoli dreaming story Recently the South Australian Whale Centre launched a new exhibit that celebrates the Ramindjeri dreaming story of Kondoli (the whale story). The Kondoli exhibit has been four years in the making with representatives from local Indigenous groups – the Aboriginal Youth Action Committee, Read More ››

Prints of Whales photo competition closes 5th Sept!

Posted on
‘Prints of Whales’ photographic competition calls for state-wide entries The South Australian Whale Centre’s annual Prints of Whales nature-based photographic competition opened on 1st June and for the first time organisers are calling for state-wide submissions to help boost South Australia’s profile as a nature-based tourism destination. South Australian Read More ››

Sea Shepherd Exhibit Opening

Posted on
Sea Shepherd Captain to speak at the SA Whale Centre International conservationist and Sea Shepherd Captain, Peter Hammarstedt, is coming back to Victor Harbor as a guest speaker at the SA Whale Centre on 18 November 2014. The event, which marks the official launch of the Centre’s new Sea Read More ››

150 year anniversary

Posted on
August 2014 marks the 150 year anniversary of the Victor Harbor to Port Elliot Railway Line. The anniversary also incorporates the completion of the Victoria Pier (now known as the Causeway) and the Railway Goods Shed which is currently home to the SA Whale Centre. To mark the historic Read More ››

Prints of Whales

Posted on
Photographic royalty coming to Victor Harbor for “Prints of Whales” competition The SA Whale Centre is excited to announce that its “Prints of Whales” photographic competition is back in 2014. The competition commences on 1 July and is open to both professional and amateur photographers. “As a number of Read More ››