The Big Duck Boat Tours

Fleurieu Peninsula

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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.


Winter Whale Season

Deal Starts: 02-Jul-2024 Ends: 31-Aug-2024

Price: $80

per Adult

Embrace the winter chill and get the chance to encounter the majestic Southern Right Whale, as they migrate from the cooler waters of Antarctica to court, mate and 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.

Terms & Conditions

Whale sightings cannot be guaranteed on tours Book their Southern Ocean Adventure cruise Most reliable ‘Whale Watching’ months are July & August. When whales are not present this tour will run as a wildlife tour, spotting dolphins, seals, sea lions and birds



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