The Big Duck Boat Tours

Tour Granite Island Causeway, Victor Harbor 8555 2203 Email Website



The Big Duck Boat Tour is the Fleurieu Peninsula’s premier ocean adventure and is a must do experience in the region. This award-winning company holds an advanced Eco Certification and has been recognized for excellence in ecotourism, earning Gold SA Tourism Award in the Ecotourism category for 2023 and a Silver award in 2022.

Family-owned business established in Victor Harbor in 2010, The Big Duck Boat Tours has recently expanded its operations to a second stunning location departing from Wirrina Cove. The new Wirrina Cove location provides a calmer cruise option compared to the thrill ride of the Southern Ocean tours from Victor Harbor.

All Big Duck Boat Tours reveal inaccessible areas of coastline, islands, and beaches aboard their 12.5-meter expedition-style rigid inflatable boat. Wildlife enthusiasts have the opportunity to observe the endangered sea lions, long-nosed fur seals, dolphins, seabirds, and seasonal whales in their natural habitats.Tours

Seal Island Tour

Hop-on-board on an exciting 45-minute expedition with Big Duck Boat Tours, departing from Victor Harbor to explore Seal Island.

As you venture to the offshore islands, greet the local wildlife, including the endangered Australian Sea Lions found lounging about, and the Long-nosed fur seals playing near the waters. Your tour will also take you to Wright Island, a favoured spot where you might catch sight of the local bottle-nosed dolphins frolicking in their natural habitat. This tour is unique opportunity to connect with nature and witness wildlife up close.

Price per adult.

Southern Ocean Adventure

Embark on an exhilarating 90-minute Southern Ocean Adventure departing from Victor Harbor with the Big Duck Boat Tours.

Explore the beautiful Encounter Bay Marine Park this adventure promises fun and thrills as you explore the vibrant marine life and stunning coastal landscape. Embrace the winter breeze coming off the mighty Southern Ocean. Spotting wildlife along the way you might come across the endangered Australian Sea lion, long-nosed fur seals & playful dolphins.

Encounter the majestic Southern Right whale during the cooler months, as they migrate from the cooler waters of Antarctica to court, mate & calf in Encounter Bay Marine Park. Humpback Whales are occasionally spotted as they migrate along the coast, travelling to the warmer waters of the east coast of Australia.

Join us for an unforgettable experience filled with wildlife encounters and breathtaking scenery.

Price per adult

Sea Wirrina Tour

Join Big Duck Boat Tours for a captivating 75-minute cruise along the stunning Fleurieu coastline, where dramatic cliffs meet the vibrant turquoise blue waters. This scenic journey offers breathtaking views as you cruise past popular beach spots like Second Valley and Rapid Bay. Glide around the historic Rapid Bay Jetty and venture out to Rapid Head for a close encounter with nature. Here, you'll have the unique opportunity to observe endangered Australian sea lions and long-nosed fur seals in their natural habitat. This immersive experience not only allows you to appreciate the spectacular beauty of the coastline but also offers a chance to learn about the diverse wildlife that calls this picturesque area home.

Operates: 12pm Saturday, Sunday & Thursday subject to availability.

Price per adult

Map & Directions

Granite Island Causeway, Victor Harbor 5211


Phone: 8555 2203

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