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Rediscover Granite Island

Looking for some free family fun these school holidays? Then it’s time to Rediscover Granite Island!

The City of Victor Harbor’s Rediscover Granite Island program will run from Boxing Day, 26th December 2016 to Sunday 29th January 2017.

Get the family together and jump on the Horse Drawn Tram to Rediscover Granite Island.

So what is happening?

Wilderness Escape Outdoor Adventures are running FREE Outdoor Games & Activities from 11am to 3pm on the following days -

  • Dec 26th to 31st 2016
  • Every day until 29th Jan 2017 - excluding Tuesdays & Wednesdays

Every day you can collect your free Rediscover Granite Island Treasure Map from the Visitor Information Centre for a great family adventure around the iconic destination.

Or maybe book a Guided Nature Discovery Tour for your chance to spot a Little Penguin. Tours begin 30 minutes after dusk and bookings are essential. Book between 9am and 4pm, 7 days a week at the Victor Harbor Visitor Information Centre on 1800 557 094.

About the Rediscover Granite Island initiative

The City of Victor Harbor's Rediscover Granite Island initiative is set to bring vibrancy and fun to this iconic destination.

Following the expiry of the Granite Island kiosk and cafe lease, the City of Victor Harbor has entered into a license agreement with the Department of Environment, Water and Natural Resources (DEWNR) to enable 'pop up' food vendors to operate on the island.

Council called for Expressions of Interest from vendors of food and fun in March and was pleased with the response. Following the call for EOI's, Council is please to announce that two talent Victor Harbor locals have been successful in their proposal to set up an exciting new food experience "Castaway - the Baker and the Chef in a Pura Vida Van".

We're still looking for fun activities

We are still looking for fun activities to run on the island over the next few months. If you have an idea, the City of Victor Harbor wants to hear it. Maybe you could run a children's activity, fitness class or get a local community organisation together to run a fundraising sausage sizzle.

To submit your idea (big or small), complete the application form and return it to the City of Victor Harbor attention to Vivienne Holloway.


EOI Application Form - Rediscover Granite Island(94 kb)

Temporary Food Premises - Information for Operators(180 kb)

Street Permit Guidelines

Risk Management Plan Template

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